August 5th is National Oyster Day and to commemorate the mouth watering holiday restaurants across South Florida are serving up the tasty aphrodisiac for guests to indulge in on this seafood holiday.
Local favorites like Sweet Beach, Unit B Eatery + Spirits, Uchi, and Villa Azur will be shucking their own classic and innovative styles of oysters for bivalve enthusiasts to enjoy.
Included below is a round up of popular dining destinations along with their fresh and delicious oysters specials.
Located in the Wynwood arts and entertainment district, Uchi is known for Chef Tyson Cole’s award-winning, non-traditional take on Japanese cuisine. On National Oysters Day, guests can savor in Uchi’s one-of-a-kind Oysters ($5.50 for two oysters, $33 for a dozen), seasoned with fresno, koji, and cilantro. Guests can also stop by during happy hour, available daily from 5PM to 6:30PM, to enjoy Oysters ($2.50), habanero, cilantro, and koji or Half Dozen Oysters paired with half a bottle of Krug Champagne ($99). During happy hour diners can indulge in sparkling wine and champagne which is all half off.Location: 252 NW 25th St. Miami, FL 33127
Villa Azur, located in the heart of Miami Beach, has consistently offered patrons a unique experience that combines dining, entertainment, music, and art into one distinct space. This French-Mediterranean dining destination offers a Seafood Tower ($250) which includes a 1lb. Maine Lobster, 4 oz. of Crab Cocktail, 6 Jumbo Shrimp, 8 oz. of King Crab Legs and a dozen Oysters. Guests can enjoy this seafood delicacy in Villa Azur’s magical open-air courtyard surrounded by greenery for an experience that transports you to a grand French villa all night long.Location: 309 23rd St, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Necessary Purveyor, the Lincoln Eatery's Southern-inspired concept is shucking Pink Moon and St. Simon oysters, both offering a pleasantly firm texture and flavor that open with a medium salinity and closes with a subtle sweet-citrus finish. You can find these at The Lincoln Eatery food hall.Location: 723 Lincoln Ln N, Miami Beach, FL 33139
The iconic Shelborne South Beach’s newest tropical pop-up brought to you by Sweet Liberty Drinks Supply & Co., is an outdoor oasis with locally inspired food and drinks. The menu offers Oysters on the Half Shell ($18 / $36) with mignonette and cocktail sauce.Location: 1801 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
A hidden gem located inside of The Shops of Pembroke Gardens, Unit B Eatery + Spirits is a speakeasy-inspired fine-dining destination that serves new American plates and hand-crafted cocktails. This lowkey gastronomic nook is the perfect lounge for those looking to kick back to lo-fi beats, imbibe in quality libations, and enjoy delicious bites carefully curated by Executive Chef Yasemis Gomez. On National Oyster Day, patrons can commemorate this foody holiday by indulging in Unit B’s Market Fresh Oysters (half dozen $16, full dozen $32), served with passion fruit-chili mignonette, radish, and mint; the West Coast Oysters (half dozen $26, full dozen $45), with passion fruit-chili mignonette, radish, and mint; or the popular Rockefeller Oyster ($5), with basil cream, horseradish, and crispy potatoes.Location: 610 SW 145th Terrace, Pembroke Pines, FL 33027
Shooters Waterfront, the iconic eatery located along the water in Fort Lauderdale serves the Norme De Mar, a fresh seafood tower including rock lobster tail, shrimp cocktail, Alaskan King Crab Legs and Oysters ($70) served with cocktail sauce, mignonette, and horseradish.Location: 3033 NE 32nd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308