Happy Hour Guide

Better by the Dozen: The Cheapest (Good) Oysters in Houston

Oysters for a buck or less are one of the greatest Gulf Coast privileges of them all.

By Alice Levitt December 28, 2016 Published in the January 2017 issue of Houstonia Magazine

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Weekday oysters are $1 each at State of Grace.

Image: Chuck Cook

Danton’s Gulf Coast Seafood Kitchen

Where? Museum District
How much? 90¢ apiece or $10 for a dozen
When? 4–7 p.m. Mon–Fri;  2–7 p.m. Sat
Pair with? $5 house wine

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Prohibition's 50-cent oysters

Prohibition Supperclub & Bar

Where? Downtown
How much? 50¢
When? 4–7 p.m. Mon (other weekdays, $1)
Pair with? $3 sparkling wine

BB’s Cajun Café

Where? Katy, Pearland, Briargrove, Upper Kirby, Montrose and the Heights
How much? Half-off market price
When? 3–6:30 p.m., Mon–Fri
Pair with? A $2 domestic brew

State of Grace

Where? River Oaks
How much? $1
When? 11 a.m.–6 p.m., Mon–Fri
Pair with? A Honey Plum Shandy, always $6

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A platter of $1 oysters at Julep


Where? Sixth Ward
How much? $1
When? 4 p.m.–2 a.m. Mon ($8 a half-dozen from 4–6 p.m., other weekdays)
Pair with? An $8 mint julep, of course

Ragin' Cajun

Where? Afton Oaks, Sugar Land, Downtown and Westchase
How much? $6 for a half-dozen; $10 for a dozen
When? 2–7 p.m. Mon–Fri
Pair with? A $14 pitcher of premium beer

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