While I'm slightly confused as to why National Oyster Day isn't during a peak oyster month, I will never turn down the opportunity to eat them (especially on the cheap). Here are some of the places serving oyster specials throughout the state.
Prospect Cafe | West Hartford, CT
Get 6 grilled Blue Point Oysters on the half shell for $8 starting at 4 p.m.
Treehouse at the Oyster Club | Mystic, CT
They're serving $1 oysters during happy hour from 4-6 p.m.
Mill Street Bar and Table | Greenwich, CT
$1 Stella Mar Oysters, grilled or raw from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
August: Upscale Bar and Eatery | New Haven, CT
Slurp half price oysters from 5-6 p.m.
Max Downtown | Hartford, CT
Get $1 Copps Island Oysters all day long.
The Whelk | Westport, CT
Enjoy $1 Copps Island Oysters during happy hour from 4:30-6 p.m.
Shell and Bones Oyster Bar | New Haven, CT
Choose from three oyster shooters: 1) blood orange jalapeno margarita sorbet and lime-cilantro oil. 2) raw oyster topped with green apple-ginger smoked shoyu mignonette and 3) roasted oysters with bacon-corn mushroom chips. Three for $15 or one for $6.
The North House | Avon, CT
Enjoy six East Coast oysters served with ginger mignonette and cocktail sauce for $9 during happy hour from 3-6 p.m.
Sign Of The Whale | Stamford, CT
Sit on their rooftop and "Buy 6, Get 6" oysters before 6 p.m.
Max Fish | Glastonbury, CT
They're offering $1 Copps Island Oysters all day and the chance to win a pearl necklace courtesy of Lux Bond & Green.
Atelier Florian | New Haven, CT
Get $1 Blue Point Oysters during happy hour from 4-6:30 p.m., and 1/2 dozen Oysters Rockefeller for $15 all day.
Grants Restaurant | West Hartford, CT
They're serving $1 oysters all night starting at 5 p.m.
Good Elephant | Chester, CT
Celebrate with $1 oysters at the bar from 5-6:30 or until they run out.
Red 36 | Mystic, CT
$1 Ninigret Oysters during happy hour from 4-6 p.m.
Cask Republic | South Norwalk, CT
Enjoy $1.50 East Coast Oysters from 4-6 p.m.
Max's Oyster Bar | West Hartford, CT
Get $1 Copps Island Oysters all day long and the chance to win a pearl necklace courtesy of Lux Bond & Green.
Nixs Evergreen Walk | South Windsor, CT
Can you say 50¢ oysters all day?
Rizzutto's Oyster Bar and Restaurant | Westport, CT
Serving $1 Blue Point Oysters during happy hour from 3-6 p.m.
F.I.S.H Restaurant + Bar | Stamford, CT
They have $1 oysters during happy hour from 4-7 p.m.
Nixs Hartford | Hartford, CT
50¢ oysters all. day. long.