111 E. 18th St., nr. Park Ave.; 212-673-2467
How about some oysters with your sports? Slurp down $1 Blue Points while checking out a game on one of 65 (!) televisions. And don't forget your alcohol: Paige Amber Ale and Bud Light will run you a mere $4 while Wódka Vodka and Alibi Whiskey cocktails are dangerously priced at $6.
Hours: Mon.– Wed., 5 p.m.–7 p.m.
42 W. 48th St., nr. Fifth Ave.; 212-262-6200
Long Island Blue Points for a buck are available to patrons of this Italian chophouse all week long. Try them with a craft beer and heaping plate of homemade pasta.
Hours: Daily, 5 p.m.–7 p.m.
35-15 36th St., nr. 35th Ave., Long Island City; 718-707-0660
In addition to half-price drinks at this Long Island City steakhouse you can now score $1 Malpeques at their happy hour, which is also available on Saturdays.
Hours: Tue.–Fri., 4 p.m.–9 p.m.; Sat., 4 p.m.–7 p.m
632 Manhattan Ave., at Nassau Ave., Greenpoint; 718-383-0885
The more you eat the more you save at this Greenpoint haunt, where Blue Point oysters are $1.50 until you hit six, and then it's $1 until you can eat no more. Wash them down with draught beer and well drinks for $3.
Hours: Mon.–Fri, 5 p.m.–8 p.m.; Sun., 11 p.m.–2 a.m.
110 Bedford Ave., at N. 11th St., Williamsburg; 718-302-1002
Located—where else—on Bedford Ave., this somewhat hidden gem is serving up bivalve values in addition to their Happy Hour drink specials and Tavern Menu. Stop by weeknights for $1 Blue Points on the half shell with Bloody Mary cocktail sauce and mignonette, or $1.75 Grilled Charleston Style oysters with shallot herb butter.
Hours: Mon.–Fri., 4 p.m.–6 p.m.
Marco Polo Ristorante
345 Court St., at Union St., Carroll Gardens; 718-852-5015
The happy-hour selection isn’t limited to just raw oysters ($1.50) at the Carroll Gardens restaurant’s new raw bar. Stop by after work for $1.75 Oysters Rockefeller, $2 shrimp cocktail, $1 clams, $4 arrancini, and $6 polpettine di vitello, veal meatballs with tomato sauce and basil.
Hours: Mon.– Fri., 5 p.m.–7 p.m.
31-29 Ditmars Blvd., nr. 33rd St., Astoria; 718-777-2187
The happy hour at the new Astoria branch of Michael Psilakis’s Greek Tavern happens only at the bar, but includes $1 market-available oysters and beef sliders topped with caramelized onion and house-made whipped feta.
Hours: Daily, 3 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
2012's New Oyster Happy Hours