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Lobster Joint
1073 Manhattan Ave., nr. Eagle St., Greenpoint, Brooklyn; 718-389-8990
Tu–Fr, 4 p.m.–7 p.m.
The low-key, um, joint, beckons seafood lovers with oysters for a buck, $4 lobster, crab cakes, and fried-oyster sliders, and they also offer $4 drafts and cocktails. Pitchers will run you $16, which is the same as one cocktail at a lot of other places.

58 E. 1st St., at First Ave.; 646-559-48234
Daily, 5 p.m.–7 p.m.
The raw-bar specialists (so they know what they’re doing) are offering two-for-one oysters, as well as two-for-one cocktails, designed by Summit Bar’s Greg Seider.

The Astor Room
34-12 36th St. nr. 34th Ave., Long Island City, Queens; 718-255-1947
Wednesdays, 5 p.m.–7 p.m.
Rudolph Valentino, Gloria Swanson, and the Marx Brothers may have once dined in this throwback supper club space, but we bet they never had unlimited Pine Island oysters with Stella Artois for $15 per person. Their loss.

124 Bedford Ave., at N. Tenth St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn; 347-799-2743
Daily, 4 p.m.–7 p.m.
This cozy corner bistro’s menu changes daily, but you can always count on a deal of $1 oysters, $4 beer, and $6 wine.

92 Madison Ave., at 29th St.; 212-889-7100
Mon–Fri, 5:30 p.m.–8 p.m.
For a swankier happy hour, head to this French brasserie, offering their $1 oysters an hour later than most. Available at the oyster bar only, along with cocktail and beer specials.

The Liberty
29 W 35th St., nr. Sixth Ave.; 212-967-4000
Daily, 4 p.m.–6 p.m. and 10 p.m.–midnight
For a deal that’s twice as nice, this massive Herald Square space serves up their $1 Blue Points with a house made cocktail sauce during an early and late happy hour.

See Also:
2011’s New Oyster Happy Hours

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