August 5 is National Oyster Day and there are several places to enjoy oysters in the Las Vegas.
The Oyster Bar at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is celebrating National Oyster Day on Aug. 5. Their offerings include:
East and West Oysters – served with lemon, cocktail sauce or mignonette ($16 for a half dozen, $32 for a dozen)
Oyster Shooters – cucumber gin or classic spiced tomato vodka ($10)
Fried Oysters & Pickles – served with buttermilk caper sauce ($14)
Fried Oyster Po’Boy – jalapeño mayo, iceberg lettuce, tomato and pickle ($16)
And on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oyster Bar offers oysters for $1 each with the purchase of a beverage (must have Backstage Pass).
Several restaurants at The Cosmopolitan hotel-casino is also celebrating National Oyster Day. Their offerings include:
Beauty & Essex
East & West Coast Oysters
half dozen ($18) dozen ($35)
The Platter ($120)
oysters, clams, ½ lobster, poke, wild giant tiger prawn & shrimp cocktail
Pu Pu Platter ($21 per person)
BBQ chicken wing, pork spare rib, sesame shrimps, fried oyster, chicken skewer, duck egg roll
½ dozen oysters (east or west coast) $24
Fried Oyster ($24)
Creole spinach and daikon
Baked Oyster ($26)
spinach & garlic parmesan mayo
Viva China ($6)
crispy beef tendon, Szechuan-soy sauce, fresh oyster
Ostras ‘Gin & Tonic’ ($25)
Rappahannock oysters with lemon, gin and tonic
Oysters on the Half Shell ($28)
dashi mignonette, shallot, lemon
Bo Ssäm ($180)
slow-roasted pork shoulder accompanied by oysters, rice, bibb lettuce, kimchi, hoisin, ssäm sauce and ginger scallion sauce
Rose. Rabbit. Lie.
Oyster on the Half Shell ($4)
mignonette, lemon pearls
Crispy Oyster Rockefeller ($5)
Slad bacon, spinach, chartreuse
Oysters Rockefeller ($34)
baked oysters, spinach and bacon
Oysters on a Half Shell
half dozen ($24) dozen ($48)
mignonette, cocktail sauce, lemon
The Barrymore will be serving oysters for $1 in celebration of National Oyster Day.
The Venetian's Mercato Dell Pescheria's Crudo (raw) Bar features East and West Coast oysters that are flown in daily for your seaside delight. Enjoy a sharable shellfish platter or a personal $7 Mercato oyster plate (available from 3-6pm on happy hour) in celebration of National Oyster Day.