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16 Amazing Oyster Deals in Charleston

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Oysters on the half shell can get pretty pricey, but there are several Lowcountry restaurants offering steep discounts during happy hour. Mollusk lovers can find $1 varietals, and even a few selections under a dollar.

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1. Pier 41

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1039 Highway 41
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466

From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, oysters and glasses of sparkling wine are only $1 at Pier 41. Go early to avoid crowds.

2. The Shellmore

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357 North Shelmore Boulevard
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

I'on wine bar The Shellmore offers local Salty Gals from St. Jude Farms for $1.50 during happy hour from 4 p.m. to 6 pm., Tuesday through Saturday.

3. Rappahannock Oyster Bar

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701 E Bay St
Charleston, SC 29403

Rappahannock Oyster Bar offers half off oyster from its farms and features $1 oysters, Monday through Friday, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. There are also discounted bar snacks and beer and wine selections.

4. Chubby Fish

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6768, 252 Coming St
Charleston, SC 29403
(854) 222-3949
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Chubby Fish offers a happy hour with locally-sourced, shucked-to-order $1 oysters, Tuesday-Saturday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. There’s also $2 Tecates and $6 glasses of Oysterman wine from French importer Frederick Corriher.

5. The Ordinary

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544 King St
Charleston, SC 29403

For 90 minutes, Tuesday through Friday, guests at seafood nobility The Ordinary can sup on oysters for half their normal price. Pick any variety from the list, from 5:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m., and get a sharp discount. The impeccable presentation of the mollusks will make you think you paid full price.

6. NICO | Oysters + Seafood

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201 Coleman Blvd
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 352-7969
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NICO offers $1.50 oysters during happy hour, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays, and all during lunch on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

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7. Prohibition

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547 King St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 793-2964
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Jazz Age-themed restaurant Prohibition offers $1 oysters during the week from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Have a few on the half shell and wash them down with a few fingers of whiskey from the bar's extensive collection.

8. The Darling Oyster Bar

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513 King St
Charleston, SC 29403

The Darling Oyster Bar makes for a handsome happy hour stop on Upper King. Select oysters are only $1 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. during the week. Sit at the front window and watch the world go by while enjoying the deal on bivalves.

9. Parcel 32

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442 King St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 722-3474
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Upper King eatery Parcel 32 has “Bubbles and Pearls” in the upstairs bar Parlour on Wednesdays. It offers select bottles of bubbles for half price and $1.50 oysters all night.

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10. Coast Bar & Grill

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39 John St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 722-8838
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Saunter down Hutson Alley to find the Coast Bar & Grill happy hour deals. Monday through Thursday nights, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., enjoy a half dozen of raw, steamed, or fried oysters for just $7.

11. Pearlz Oyster Bar - West Ashley

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9 Magnolia Rd
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 573-2277
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With two locations, downtown and West Ashley, you have two chances to order a dozen oysters for $12 at Pearlz. The deal starts during happy hour, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., during the week. Go early, because tables tend to fill up as soon as the doors open.

12. Oyster House and O-Bar

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35 S Market St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 723-1151
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Oyster House and O-Bar (formerly A.W. Shucks) offers half price oysters on the happy hour menu. When available, the seafood restaurant serves local selections, like Carolina Cups or Oak Island oysters.

13. Amen Street Fish and Raw Bar

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205 E Bay St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 853-8600
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Saddle up to the bar at Amen Street for heavily discounted half shells during happy hour (4 p.m. to 7 p.m. during the week). A dozen raw oysters will only set you back $9.95.

14. Blossom

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171 E Bay St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 722-9200
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Monday through Friday, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., customers at downtown restaurant Blossom can order $1.25 local half-shells. Oyster shooters are just $5.

15. Victor Social Club

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39-F John St.
Charleston, SC

Posh hangout Victor's Social Club can shake up classic cocktails and offer deals on oysters. The discount on bivalves run all week long from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.. Enjoy oysters for $1.50 each, served with a trio of cocktail sauce, house mignonette, and hot sauce.

16. Pearlz Oyster Bar

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153 E Bay St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-5755
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Order a dozen oysters for $12 during happy hour, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. The downtown Pearlz always has a robust crowd for the discounted bivalves.

1. Pier 41

1039 Highway 41, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466

From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, oysters and glasses of sparkling wine are only $1 at Pier 41. Go early to avoid crowds.

1039 Highway 41
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466

2. The Shellmore

357 North Shelmore Boulevard, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

I'on wine bar The Shellmore offers local Salty Gals from St. Jude Farms for $1.50 during happy hour from 4 p.m. to 6 pm., Tuesday through Saturday.

357 North Shelmore Boulevard
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

3. Rappahannock Oyster Bar

701 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29403

Rappahannock Oyster Bar offers half off oyster from its farms and features $1 oysters, Monday through Friday, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. There are also discounted bar snacks and beer and wine selections.

701 E Bay St
Charleston, SC 29403

4. Chubby Fish

6768, 252 Coming St, Charleston, SC 29403

Chubby Fish offers a happy hour with locally-sourced, shucked-to-order $1 oysters, Tuesday-Saturday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. There’s also $2 Tecates and $6 glasses of Oysterman wine from French importer Frederick Corriher.

6768, 252 Coming St
Charleston, SC 29403

5. The Ordinary

544 King St, Charleston, SC 29403

For 90 minutes, Tuesday through Friday, guests at seafood nobility The Ordinary can sup on oysters for half their normal price. Pick any variety from the list, from 5:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m., and get a sharp discount. The impeccable presentation of the mollusks will make you think you paid full price.

544 King St
Charleston, SC 29403

6. NICO | Oysters + Seafood

201 Coleman Blvd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
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NICO offers $1.50 oysters during happy hour, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays, and all during lunch on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

201 Coleman Blvd
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

7. Prohibition

547 King St, Charleston, SC 29403

Jazz Age-themed restaurant Prohibition offers $1 oysters during the week from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Have a few on the half shell and wash them down with a few fingers of whiskey from the bar's extensive collection.

547 King St
Charleston, SC 29403

8. The Darling Oyster Bar

513 King St, Charleston, SC 29403

The Darling Oyster Bar makes for a handsome happy hour stop on Upper King. Select oysters are only $1 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. during the week. Sit at the front window and watch the world go by while enjoying the deal on bivalves.

513 King St
Charleston, SC 29403

9. Parcel 32

442 King St, Charleston, SC 29403
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Upper King eatery Parcel 32 has “Bubbles and Pearls” in the upstairs bar Parlour on Wednesdays. It offers select bottles of bubbles for half price and $1.50 oysters all night.

442 King St
Charleston, SC 29403

10. Coast Bar & Grill

39 John St, Charleston, SC 29403

Saunter down Hutson Alley to find the Coast Bar & Grill happy hour deals. Monday through Thursday nights, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., enjoy a half dozen of raw, steamed, or fried oysters for just $7.

39 John St
Charleston, SC 29403

11. Pearlz Oyster Bar - West Ashley

9 Magnolia Rd, Charleston, SC 29407

With two locations, downtown and West Ashley, you have two chances to order a dozen oysters for $12 at Pearlz. The deal starts during happy hour, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., during the week. Go early, because tables tend to fill up as soon as the doors open.

9 Magnolia Rd
Charleston, SC 29407

12. Oyster House and O-Bar

35 S Market St, Charleston, SC 29401

Oyster House and O-Bar (formerly A.W. Shucks) offers half price oysters on the happy hour menu. When available, the seafood restaurant serves local selections, like Carolina Cups or Oak Island oysters.

35 S Market St
Charleston, SC 29401

13. Amen Street Fish and Raw Bar

205 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401

Saddle up to the bar at Amen Street for heavily discounted half shells during happy hour (4 p.m. to 7 p.m. during the week). A dozen raw oysters will only set you back $9.95.

205 E Bay St
Charleston, SC 29401

14. Blossom

171 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401

Monday through Friday, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., customers at downtown restaurant Blossom can order $1.25 local half-shells. Oyster shooters are just $5.

171 E Bay St
Charleston, SC 29401

15. Victor Social Club

39-F John St., Charleston, SC

Posh hangout Victor's Social Club can shake up classic cocktails and offer deals on oysters. The discount on bivalves run all week long from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.. Enjoy oysters for $1.50 each, served with a trio of cocktail sauce, house mignonette, and hot sauce.

39-F John St.
Charleston, SC

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16. Pearlz Oyster Bar

153 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401

Order a dozen oysters for $12 during happy hour, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. The downtown Pearlz always has a robust crowd for the discounted bivalves.

153 E Bay St
Charleston, SC 29401

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