With the Guiness Oyster and Music Festival hitting Sharon Meadow this weekend, what better time to look at some of the best deals on oysters in San Francisco.
Anchor & Hope ( 83 Minna Street ) – Anchor & Hope offers a daily weekday Happy Hour, Monday-Friday from 4:30-6:00pm, with a daily pairing special (a half-dozen oysters and pint of stout for $11). There are also other food, beer and wine specials, including the chef’s selection oyster for $1 each.
Bar Crudo ( 655 Divisadero Street ) – This seafood stalwart offers a daily Happy Hour menu (Tuesday-Sunday from 5:00-6:30pm) featuring numerous bites, from it’s Seafood Chowder to Local Rock Cod Tacos. The restaurant also has beer and wine specials and of course, raw seafood, with dollar oysters and herb & jalapeno marinated mussels.
Boxing Room ( 399 Grove Street ) – The Southern cuisine of Chef Justin Simoneaux is offered at this Hayes Valley spot for lunch/brunch and dinner, seven days a week. And while the restaurant doesn’t have an official Happy Hour, they do offer specials from 11:30-4:30 every weekday, including $1 oysters, and $4 beers and $5 wine. The mid-day menu also features Charbroiled Oysters, Cajun Boiled Peanuts and Hushpuppies.
Hog Island Oyster Company (Ferry Building) – Hog Island has long been a gathering spot for oyster fans, especially with its convenient spot in the Ferry Building Marketplace. On Monday and Thursday nights, from 5:00-7:00pm, Hog Island offers special Happy Hour prices, with half off on chef’s choice oysters. There are also beer and wine specials as well.
Hog & Rocks (3431 19th Street) – The Mission District restaurant and bar features a wide selection of oysters and offers a daily special for $1 apiece during Happy Hour (Monday-Friday from 5:00-6:30pm). The menu also features other bites, like fries and chicken liver mousse. There are also drink deals on well drinks and beer and wine as well. Hint – the cocktails from Bar Manager Michael Lazar are a great way to start the evening on a good note.
Mayes Oyster House (1233 Polk Street) – An old school San Francisco seafood restaurant if there ever was one, Mayes Oyster House offers daily specials, both food and drink. $1 oysters, clam chowder, hot wings, seafood gumbo along with beer, wine and cocktail options. Happy Hour is Tuesday-Saturday from 5:00-7:00pm and extended hours on Sunday (5:00-9:00pm).
Mission Rock Resort (817 Terry A Francois Boulevard) – Mission Rock Resort not only offers wonderful views of the Bay, but daily specials during the week. Monday-Friday from 3:00-7:00pm, the restaurant offers oysters, which change daily, for .99 cents. All draft beers are $4, red and white wine is $5 and Happy Hour cocktails for $6. There are tons of other options for those who might be a bit more hungry.
Waterbar (399 The Embarcadero South) – Offering beautiful views and great food and drinks, Waterbar has $1 oysters, with the selection changing daily, everyday from 11:30am to 5:30pm. Waterbar’s Happy Hour looks to pair beer, wine and cocktails with those oyster selections, including featured cocktails for $7, wines for $6 and a $5 featured beer. Drink specials are Monday-Friday from 2:00-5:30pm.