We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, Vancouver is blessed with some of the freshest oysters around, thanks in large part to the city’s close proximity to salt-laden waterways.
Oysters may be an acquired taste, but for those in Vancouver who simply can’t get enough of these salty, succulent, culinary pleasures there are a stack of restaurants across the city offering daily deals guaranteed to sate any oyster craving, for only a buck apiece. Now that’s a wallet friendly deal.
Find buck-a-shuck oysters at the following Vancouver restaurants:
This beloved Vancouver institution serves up fresh buck-a-shuck oysters everyday, available during the restaurant’s Happy Hour from 4 to 6 pm.
Address: 777 Thurlow Street, Vancouver
Whether they’re steamed, stewed, or served nude, Chewies always has a wide range of fresh oysters on offer, from both the West and East Coasts. Thrifty diners looking for a great deal, should make a point to hit up Chewies’ Happy Hour, which is served daily from 3 to 6 pm and features buck-a-shuck BC Beach Oysters.
Address: 110 – 1055 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Address: 2201 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver
With a wide variety of West Coast and East Coast oysters, this nautical-themed restaurant on Granville Street offers buck-a-shuck oysters. Grab the restaurant’s $1 feature oyster, available all day, seven days a week.
Address: 1026 Granville Street, Vancouver
UPDATE 07/25/16: Buck-a-shuck has recently been removed from The Fish Shack’s promotions list.
Located within the Sutton Place hotel, Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar offers buck-a-shuck oysters with shallot mignonette and fresh horseradish during their Happy Hour, which takes place daily from 3 to 6 pm.
Address: 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Known for shucking oysters at competition speed, Merchant’s Oysters Bar offers buck-a-shuck oysters on Mondays from 2 pm to close, and at weekend brunch from 11 am to 2:30 pm. There is a slight catch with Merchant’s buck-a-shuck oysters, customers must order an appetizer or a main to receive this deal.
Address: 1590 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Situated on the waters of Vancouver Harbour, LIFT Bar & Grill offers diners stunning costal views as well as a range of fresh seafood focused selections, including buck-a-shuck West Coast oysters. Available seven days a week from 3 to 6 pm (at the bar only), LIFT Bar & Grill’s buck-a-shuck oysters are served on shaved ice, on the half shell with a raspberry mignonette, traditional cocktail sauce, and Siracha sauce.
Address: 333 Menchions Mews, Vancouver
Bao Down Gastropub offers buck-a-shuck BC oysters for their Happy Hours on Thursday and Friday from 4 to 6 pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 3 to 6 pm. Bao Down also offers buck-a-shuck oysters from 4 pm to close on Monday to Wednesday. Oysters served up for buck-a-shuck are of the Sawmill Bay, Fanny Bay, Royal Miyagi, and Golden Mantles varieties.
Address: 115 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver
Right on False Creek Mahony & Sons offers buck-a-shuck oysters on Monday through to Thursday from 3 to 6 pm. This casual Irish pub is currently carrying Sawmill Bay shellfish, which are sourced from Read Island and Sawmill Bay.
Address: 601 Stamps Landing, Vancouver
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Get shucked for a buck at Pearl Bistro & Oyster Bar. This White Rock eatery offers buck-a-shuck Chef’s choice oysters from 4 to 6 pm daily.
Address: 14955 Marine Drive, White Rock