Ed’s Lobster Bar(View Menu) 222 Lafayette St., nr. Spring St.; 212-343-3236 Fri.–Sat., 11 p.m.–midnight East Coast oysters, including Peconics and Beau Soleil, are $2, but for pre- (or post-) trysts we like deal No. 2: a dozen oysters and two flutes of house Champagne for $40.
Lelabar 422 Hudson St., at Leroy St.; 212-206-0594 Wed. and Sat., 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m. This cozy wine bar hawks its market oysters for a buck a pop.
Five Points (View Menu) 31 Great Jones St., nr. Lafayette St.; 212-253-5700 Daily, 5 p.m.–6 p.m. The day’s batch is cut from $3.50 to $2 apiece, but the martinis are half-price at $5.
Fish (View Menu) 280 Bleecker St., at Jones St.; 212-727-2879 Daily This combo is apparently what they’re known for: six Blue Point oysters or six clams with a glass of wine or beer for $8.
Essex (View Menu) 120 Essex St., at Rivington St.; 212-533-9616 Mon. and Thurs. Drinks are half off only between 6 and 9 p.m., but oysters are $1 all night long.