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10 Slurp-Worthy Oyster Happy Hour Deals in Dallas

Get briny, protein-packed shells on the cheap in the afternoon

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Land-locked Dallas isn’t always known for great seafood, but that doesn’t mean diners can’t snag some special deals on oysters trucked in from the Gulf of Mexico or the East Coast during weekday happy hours.

Oyster season is year-round, and these deals offer slurp-worthy seafood for $2 or less per shell.

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1. Fish City Grill

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10720 Preston Rd #1012
Dallas, TX 75230
(214) 891-9979
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At Fish City Grill, seafood lovers can snag $1 Gulf, $2 East Coast, and $2 char-grilled oysters from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. During happy hour, also get $1 off wells and drafts, or $5 margaritas or house wine.

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2. Seafood Shack

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3701 W Northwest Hwy
Dallas, TX 75220
(214) 351-2000
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At this seafood-infused Mexican food outpost, get a dozen oysters for $9 every Tuesday, followed by other specials throughout the week. Lunch deals include shrimp tostadas, fish or shrimp flautas, salmon, grilled tilapia, tacos cancun, enchiladas with just about every seafood stuffing imaginable from 11 to 3 p.m. on weekdays.

3. Hudson House

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6923, 4448 Lovers Ln
Dallas, TX 75225
(214) 583-2255
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Every Monday through Friday, 4 to 6 p.m. oyster eaters can get each of the little protein packed shells for $1.50. Wash it down with a $6 martini (or, a $6 cheeseburger if the briny bite didn’t satisfy your stomach).

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4. Half Shells Oyster Bar & Grill

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1351, 6617 Snider Plaza
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 691-8164
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During happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, snag a half dozen Gulf oysters for $9, East Coasters go up from there, or snag Rockefeller oysters with spinach and a bit of smoked bacon. Added bonus: get $1 off house wine, beer on tap, wells, or house margaritas.

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5. Big Shucks

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6232 E Mockingbird Ln
Dallas, TX 75214
(214) 887-6353
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This Lakewood oyster den offers a half dozen oysters for $4.25 or a dozen for $7.50 during its happy hour Monday through Friday 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Plus draft beers are only $2 and margaritas $3.25.

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6. Aw Shucks

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3601 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 821-9449
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During happy hour, grab half priced raw oysters at this Greenville Avenue spot. That means on Monday through Friday from 3:30 to 6:30, a dozen oysters costs only $7.50.

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7. Eddie V's Prime Seafood

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4023 Oak Lawn Ave
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 890-1500
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During this seven-days-per-week happy hour, Gulf oysters are only $1 and East Coast oysters $2. Happy hour runs Sunday and Monday 4 p.m. to close, and Tuesday through Saturday 4 to 7 p.m.

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8. Gemma Restaurant

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2323 N Henderson Ave #109
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 370-9426
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Gemma’s reverse happy hour offers diners a chance to get East or West Coast oysters for $2 each from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. nightly. Sip $3 beers, $5 craft cocktails, or $6 glasses of wine with this late night treat.

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9. Water Grill

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1920 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 306-7111
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Water Grill specializes in seafood of all shapes and sizes at its Uptown outpost. During happy hour Monday through Friday 3 to 6 p.m., oyster lovers can get a half dozen of the briny goods for only $9.

10. Rex's Seafood at the Market

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920 S Harwood St #150
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 272-9372
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This fun Farmers Market stall offers $1 Gulf oysters during happy hour Monday through Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. Wash it all down with a cold draft beer and a side of people watching in the highly-trafficked food hall.

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1. Fish City Grill

10720 Preston Rd #1012, Dallas, TX 75230
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At Fish City Grill, seafood lovers can snag $1 Gulf, $2 East Coast, and $2 char-grilled oysters from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. During happy hour, also get $1 off wells and drafts, or $5 margaritas or house wine.

10720 Preston Rd #1012
Dallas, TX 75230

2. Seafood Shack

3701 W Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 75220

At this seafood-infused Mexican food outpost, get a dozen oysters for $9 every Tuesday, followed by other specials throughout the week. Lunch deals include shrimp tostadas, fish or shrimp flautas, salmon, grilled tilapia, tacos cancun, enchiladas with just about every seafood stuffing imaginable from 11 to 3 p.m. on weekdays.

3701 W Northwest Hwy
Dallas, TX 75220

3. Hudson House

6923, 4448 Lovers Ln, Dallas, TX 75225
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Every Monday through Friday, 4 to 6 p.m. oyster eaters can get each of the little protein packed shells for $1.50. Wash it down with a $6 martini (or, a $6 cheeseburger if the briny bite didn’t satisfy your stomach).

6923, 4448 Lovers Ln
Dallas, TX 75225

4. Half Shells Oyster Bar & Grill

1351, 6617 Snider Plaza, Dallas, TX 75205
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During happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, snag a half dozen Gulf oysters for $9, East Coasters go up from there, or snag Rockefeller oysters with spinach and a bit of smoked bacon. Added bonus: get $1 off house wine, beer on tap, wells, or house margaritas.

1351, 6617 Snider Plaza
Dallas, TX 75205

5. Big Shucks

6232 E Mockingbird Ln, Dallas, TX 75214
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This Lakewood oyster den offers a half dozen oysters for $4.25 or a dozen for $7.50 during its happy hour Monday through Friday 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Plus draft beers are only $2 and margaritas $3.25.

6232 E Mockingbird Ln
Dallas, TX 75214

6. Aw Shucks

3601 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206
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During happy hour, grab half priced raw oysters at this Greenville Avenue spot. That means on Monday through Friday from 3:30 to 6:30, a dozen oysters costs only $7.50.

3601 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

7. Eddie V's Prime Seafood

4023 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75219
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During this seven-days-per-week happy hour, Gulf oysters are only $1 and East Coast oysters $2. Happy hour runs Sunday and Monday 4 p.m. to close, and Tuesday through Saturday 4 to 7 p.m.

4023 Oak Lawn Ave
Dallas, TX 75219

8. Gemma Restaurant

2323 N Henderson Ave #109, Dallas, TX 75206
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Gemma’s reverse happy hour offers diners a chance to get East or West Coast oysters for $2 each from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. nightly. Sip $3 beers, $5 craft cocktails, or $6 glasses of wine with this late night treat.

2323 N Henderson Ave #109
Dallas, TX 75206

9. Water Grill

1920 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75201

Water Grill specializes in seafood of all shapes and sizes at its Uptown outpost. During happy hour Monday through Friday 3 to 6 p.m., oyster lovers can get a half dozen of the briny goods for only $9.

1920 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75201

10. Rex's Seafood at the Market

920 S Harwood St #150, Dallas, TX 75201
Rex’s/Facebook

This fun Farmers Market stall offers $1 Gulf oysters during happy hour Monday through Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. Wash it all down with a cold draft beer and a side of people watching in the highly-trafficked food hall.

920 S Harwood St #150
Dallas, TX 75201

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