If the warm weather is giving you the urge to spice things up a bit, carry this mentality into your happy hour. Refine your post-work drink and give these oyster happy hours a try! These 10 restaurants not only offer some killer oysters, but they also offer some pretty good deals. Even though Nashville’s no coastal city, these oyster happy hours dispel the myth that you have to be by the sea to enjoy some good mollusks. Spoiler: One is probably not enough! Another hint is that oysters are best accompanied by a drink, and drinks are best enjoyed with others, so bring your friends and try out these hot spots.
10 Oyster Happy Hours in Nashville
Batter’d and Fried
1008A Woodland St, Nashville, TN 37206
Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Batter’d and Fried in East Nashville is a destination for all things seafood. Serving raw oysters, fresh sushi rolls and American classics, there’s something on the menu for every taste preference. On Tuesdays, enjoy their two-for-one oyster special! For every order of oysters that you place, receive a second order for free.
1200 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208
Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, brunch, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dinner, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Now, you can’t take a trip to this Nashville restaurant without trying out at least one item from their raw bar. Henrietta Red offers one of Nashville’s most extensive oyster lists with the greatest variety. Make a point to head on over from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily to taste their selection of oysters. The best part? The price is cut down to $2, so it’s the right time to get adventurous and try them out! If you’re more of a late-nighter, enjoy the second round of their happy hour from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights.
207 1st Ave S, Nashville, TN 372015
Hours: Monday through Sunday, brunch, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner, 4 p.m. to close
To get the deal on Liberty Common’s oysters, be sure to bring some friends! From 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends, enjoy a dozen oysters for $18. White, glossy countertops and black-and-white tiled floors contrasted with the occasional pop of bright blue give Liberty Commons its particular ambiance. The bar area, in particular, is bright and inviting, so be sure to try it out, and in the summer visit their patio.
401 11th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
Hours: Monday through Friday, brunch, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, brunch, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
If you’re really looking to get adventurous with your happy hour, stop by Marsh House on weekdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. You haven’t done it all until you try their $5 Chambong + Oyster (described as a “bong of bubbles” accompanied by an oyster). After one or two of these, you may be ready to switch to regular oysters, and for $1 each, it’s a no brainer.
Puckett’s Boat House
94 E Main St, Franklin, TN 37064
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
It’s no surprise that Puckett’s Boat House Oyster Bar serves up some oyster specials. Sunday through Thursday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. enjoy $2 off oysters and other appetizers, as well as plenty of other drink specials.
Rudie’s Seafood & Sausage
1402 McGavock Pk, Nashville, TN 37216
Hours: Monday through Sunday, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Rudie’s Seafood & Sausage offers oyster specials every night of the week! Monday through Thursday, enjoy happy hour deals on their rotating oysters from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and special oyster deals from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
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1300 3rd Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208
Hours: Monday through Friday, dinner, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, brunch, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and dinner 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, brunch, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and dinner 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saint Stephen, new to Germantown, markets their happy hour for oysters and ham. Daily from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., customers can enjoy oysters for $1.50 each along with $4 cocktails, drafts and wines amidst rock ‘n’ roll decor.
1918 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203
Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saltine’s seafood selection is expansive, so it’s no surprise you’ll find our favorite salty snack on the menu. During happy hour, Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., order oysters from their rotating menu for $1.50 each or try an oyster shooter for $5.
The Southern Steak and Oyster
150 3rd Ave S #110, Nashville, TN 37201
Hours: Monday to Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The Southern is a Nashville staple and has long been supplying the city with some good oysters. From 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays, stop by this SoBro destination to partake in the $20/dozen oyster special. If this isn’t appealing enough, perhaps the $5 well cocktails, $5 house wines and other discounted drinks will convince you.
1011 Clearview Ave, Nashville, TN 37206
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 6 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Like the name suggests, Treehouse is one of the more eclectic offerings on the list when it comes to atmosphere. Hand-carved wood and the close quarters give the restaurant an intimate feel. The menu itself rotates, but the $1.50 oysters from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily remain untouched.
Enjoy your oyster happy hour wherever you partake!
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