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10 Places for $10 or Less Oysters on the Half Shell

By Amber Ambrose
January 9, 2014

Ever since the season began in November, we have yet to eat our fill of oysters. To make that a little lighter on the pocket book, we've researched the best places to find them on the half shell (notice, that does not necessarily mean raw) for $10 or less. We ran a post last week illuminating some of the most well-known cheap options to find raw ones by the dozen, but there were more deals just waiting to be uncovered. Here are a few pearls to visit if you're jonesin' for a fix.

LA Bar and Ragin' Cajun
What to order: A half dozen or full dozen raw oysters
How much: $6/$10
When: 3-7 PM on weekdays

Caracol 
What to order: A half dozen wood-roasted Gulf oysters with chipotle butter or a dozen oysters on the half shell (raw) with salsa bruja and lime
How much: $7/$7.50
When: 3-7 PM on weekdays and anytime before 5 PM on Saturdays

Captain Tom's 
What to order: A dozen oysters on the half shell
How much: $6.95
When: All day, every day

Cove Cold Bar (inside Haven)
What to order: 4 oysters on the half shell with condiments
How much: $6
When: Monday through Saturday, 4-7 PM

Goode Co. Seafood (Katy Fwy. location only)
What to order: A dozen raw oysters
How much: $5.95
When: Thursdays 4-10 PM

Sam's Boat 
What to order: Half dozen oysters on the half shell
How much: $4.99
When: Monday through Friday, 3-7 PM

Blue Water Seafood 
What to order: Raw or grilled oysters
How much: Raw oysters are $7.99 a dozen, grilled start at $5.99 and go up depending on the amount and topping
When: Raw oysters are available at all times, grilled are only available on Wednesdays after 5 PM

The Oceanaire 
What to order: The fresh oyster trio served with mignonette (they may not be Gulf oysters, just so you know) or oysters Rockefeller
How much: $6 for either
When: Monday through Friday, 4-7 PM; Monday through Thursday 9 PM to close; Sunday 8 PM to close

Snapper Jack's 
What to order: A dozen raw oysters
How much: $9.99
When: All day, every day

Places Mentioned

Ragin Cajun Restaurant

Cajun • Greenway Plaza Area

Food21 Decor16 Service17 Cost$18
 
 
 
Goode Company Seafood

Seafood • Memorial

Food26 Decor20 Service23 Cost$28
 
 
 
The Oceanaire Seafood Room

Seafood • Galleria

Food23 Decor23 Service23 Cost$59
 
 
 
 
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