Lets face it, the food options in New York are endless and you can find cheap oysters at about every seafood restaurant in town. However, locals know that the freshest off the boat oysters can be found at the illustrious Grand Oyster Bar & Restaurant, tucked under Grand Central Station. Gather a group of seafood loving friends and head to this trendy eatery for a memorable meal. If you can make it, arrive at the beginning of happy hour to snag the coveted seats at the raw bar section. The large seafood menu can be intimidating, but obviously it’s the oysters that are the real star of this place, so try as many varieties as you can. Convert your oyster fearing friends by having them slurp down a shooter and watch as they become a bivalve lover. Commemorate their first-time experience by ordering another round of drinks and more oyster platters to share as everyone recounts their own initial experiences trying this succulent treat.

Grand Oyster Bar & Restaurant

89 East 42nd Street, New York NY 10017

(212) 490-6650

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