Seafood lovers of Myrtle Beach, are you excited for National Oyster Day? This year’s celebrations fall on August 5th, the perfect time of year to enjoy the delicacy that is bivalve mollusks. As a means of appreciating the holiday, there are plenty of local spots to shuck an array of oysters. Here’s a round-up of the best spots for celebrating this year’s National Oyster Day in Myrtle Beach.
Bimini’s Oyster Bar and Seafood Cafe
If you haven’t tried an oyster shooter, Bimini’s is the place to go. With platters of seafood and oysters of all sorts, you’re sure to find something you love at this local eatery. Located only five minutes from the Myrtle Beach Strip, you can visit Bimini’s for dining in or take-out between 3 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Hook & Barrel
Bluepoint oysters are a staple for lovers of Hook & Barrel. Visit the epicurean establishment for excellent food and presentation. If you visit during happy hour between 4 and 6 p.m. indulge in some oysters for $1 a pop. For bloody mary fans, you won’t want to pass up a bloody mary oyster shooter. Pro tip: Top your shooter with shrimp for an all-around savory sip.
Dirty Don’s Oyster Bar & Grill
For a more laid back bar feel this National Oyster Day, visit Dirty Don’s for outdoor dining or take out from 11 a.m – 10 p.m. This family-friendly locale offers a delicious oyster roast and sweet specialty drinks. In case you’re craving some seafood alongside your oysters, Dirty Don’s has you covered from crab legs to shrimp and lobster.
Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant
This all American seafood restaurant is best known for its buffet and absolutely fresh seafood. Their raw oysters are salted to perfection, so you’re sure to savor each bite. Visitors are welcomed to practice social distancing inside from 2 p.m – 9:30 p.m. on this National Oyster Day.