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National Oyster Day Roundup


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Celebrate National Oyster Day Saturday, August 5, 2017


In honor of National Oyster Day, Lower Decatur's restaurant and bar Trinity, will be offering an Oysters and Cava special all week long. Tuesday (8/1) through Saturday (8/5) from open to close, guests can sip on a glass of Cava with their choice of oyster dishes for only $4. Choose from a variety of Oysters like Smoked with deviled eggs, horseradish and Cajun caviar; Fried with bamboo shoots, chili-oyster sauce and scallions; or Raw with lemon, Herbsaint mignonette and radish sprouts. Trinity is located at 1117 Decatur Street in New Orleans' French Quarter. Dinner is served nightly, Sunday - Thursday 6PM - 10PM; Friday and Saturday 6PM - 11PM. Happy Hour is Sunday through Friday from 4:30PM - 7PM and Fridays and Saturdays from 10PM - Midnight. Reservations can be made at Telephone: 504.325.5789;
Images: Trinity

Whether you like your oysters raw, grilled or fried, New Orleans' dining gem Sac-a-Lait is the perfect place to celebrate National Oyster Day. Seafood enthusiasts can indulge in fresh raw oysters - wild pepper mignonette, cocktail, horseradish; chargrilled oysters - jalapeno-bacon garlic butter and French bread; or oysters et frites - rosemary steamed oysters and Acadiana honey fries. Sac-a-Lait is located at 1051 Annunciation Street in New Orleans (entrance is on John Churchill Chase Street) and serves dinner Tuesday - Saturday from 5:30PM - 10PM and Friday lunch 11AM - 2PM. Happy Hour Tuesday - Friday from 5:30PM - 7PM. For reservations or further information, please visit
Images: Sac-a-Lait

One of this season's hottest new restaurants, DTB (Down the Bayou), serves up some of the most delectable oyster dishes in town. Celebrate National Oyster Day with the Charbroiled Oyster Gratin - smoked oysters, parmesan béchamel, and gremolata, or sink your teeth into the Oyster Po'Boy - crispy oysters, brisket debris, gruyere, and horseradish aioli. Stop by during brunch and enjoy the Crispy Oyster Croque Madame - tasso, green chile fonduta, brioche, and a sunny side egg. DTB is located at 8201 Oak Street, Suite 1 in New Orleans, and serves dinner Monday - Thursday 5 PM - 10 PM; Friday and Saturday 5 PM - 11 PM. Brunch is served Friday, Saturday and Monday 10:30 AM - 2 PM; Sunday 10:30 AM - 4 PM. For reservations or further information, please call 504.518.6899 or visit
Images: DTB

Delight in delicious oysters on National Oyster Day at Maypop in New Orleans. Chef/Co-owner Michael Gulotta knows how to please the palate with his popular Crispy Fried P&J Oysters, made with bourbon barrel soy mash aïoli, manchego cheese, and spicy cucumber; Charred Oyster in Squid Ink Bucatini, made with house bacon and spicy lime leaf crust; and Bacon Scallion Pancakes with Oyster Kimchi, available during brunch. Named one of Food & Wine's 2016 "Best New Chefs in America," the talented toque is revered for his signature Southeast Asian-meets-Southern Louisiana cuisine. Maypop is located at 611 O'Keefe Avenue in New Orleans. Lunch and Dinner are served Sunday through Thursday 11AM - 10PM and Friday and Saturday 11AM - 11PM. Happy Hour is available Monday - Friday, 4PM - 6PM. Telephone: 504.518.6345;
Images: Maypop

Compère Lapin
Celebrate National Oyster Day with a daily selection of chilled oysters at Compère Lapin, Chef Nina Compton's beloved New Orleans restaurant in the Old No. 77 Hotel. Since opening in June 2015 Compère Lapin has received critical acclaim including a rave review in a rave review in The New York Times , Top 10 Winner of Playboy's Best New Bars in America 2016 and "Best New Restaurant" nods by New Orleans Magazine and Times-Picayune. The restaurant serves lunch daily 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM; light bites 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM; Happy Hour 3 PM - 6 PM; and dinner nightly from 5:30 PM - 11:00 PM. Brunch is served on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30 AM - 2 PM. Valet parking is $5 and ample municipal parking is available. For more information or reservations, call 504.599.2119, or visit
Images: Compère Lapin