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Where to Slurp Down Oysters in Las Vegas

A handy guide to oysters in Las Vegas

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Legend has it that Casanova started his day with 50 oysters, perhaps for their aphrodisiac properties, maybe because he just liked briny bivalves. While tradition has it that oysters should only be eaten in months that end in R, refrigeration makes that old wive's tale obsolete. Here, a look at 30 restaurants in Las Vegas that serve up these mollusks.

Note: Restaurants are listed in alphabetical order.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. AquaKnox

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3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 414-3772
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Look for sake-ponzu oyster shooters as well as a Champagne mignonette sauce served with a plate of raw oysters.
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2. Big Al's Oyster Bar

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4500 W. Tropicana Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89103
(702) 365-7111
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The chefs prepare a meal on the spot, right in front  of you at this oyster bar at the Orleans. Nab a half dozen oysters on the half shell at lunch for $12 or make it an oysters Rockefeller for $17 anytime.
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3. Big Sur Oyster Bar

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9777 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89183
(702) 796-7111
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South Point’s Big Sur Oyster Bar features half-price oysters and clams on the half shell. Guests can slurp down plump Louisiana Gold Seal Oysters as the chefs freshly shuck oysters in an open kitchen every Monday through Thursday from noon to 4 p.m. Other dishes include bloody Mary oyster shooter ($6), pan-fried oysters ($14), oysters Rockefeller ($15) and more.

4. Bouchon Bistro

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3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 414-6200
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Head for the raw bar at Bouchon for bloody Marys paired with oysters, some of the best in town.

5. Culinary Dropout

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4455 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89169
(702) 522-8100
Culinary Dropout features a raw bar with a selection of oysters, King crab legs and white shrimp.
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6. Emeril's New Orleans Fish House

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3799 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 891-7374
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Emeril's New Orleans Fish House offers a four-pack of oysters on the half-shell for $11 during happy hour.
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7. Hank's Fine Steaks & Martinis

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2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy.
Henderson, NV 89052
(702) 617-7075
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One of the menu highlights at this Green Valley Ranch staple is its oysters on the half shell. Only serving the best in season, the oysters served may vary by night. Accompaniments include sherry mignonette, cucumber and gin sorbet, fresh horseradish and cocktail sauce.

8. Lakeside

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3131 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(888) 320-7110
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Located on the picturesque Lake of Dreams at Wynn Las Vegas, Lakeside offers a daily happy hour in the bar and lounge from 5:30 to 7 p.m. with mix and match oysters for $1.95 each.

9. Lavo Italian Restaurant & Nightclub

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3325 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 791-1800
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Lavo Italian Restaurant offers oysters on the half shell for $18. The six fresh oysters are part of the raw bar that includes clams, jumbo shrimp, lobster and seafood platters as well as crabmeat salad and tuna ceviche.

10. Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro

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3325 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 607-6333
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Morels works with Santa Monica Seafood for farmed shellfish, such as oysters and mussels. Diners can order oysters on the half shell or go for the $130 Grand Plateau de Mer with a lobster, eight shrimp, 12 oysters, shrimp ceviche,and singing diver sea scallops.

11. Oyster Bar at Palace Station

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2411 W. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 367-2411
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The Oyster Bar at Palace Station is a Vegas institution. With only 18 seats at the bar, guests will wait an hour or more for a coveted seat. A menu of classic oyster dishes includes everything from the oysters on the half shell to the shooters and on to the pan roasts and cioppino. You can order your dishes on a heat level from 1-10. Oyster shooters run $4/shooter or three for $10. Shooters come with an oyster, bloody Mary mix and with tequila, vodka or virgin. Feel free to order all the same or mix it up with the $10 special.

12. The Oyster Bar at Sunset Station

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1301 W. Sunset Road
Henderson, NV 89014
(702) 547-7777
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Fresh oysters on the half shell are just one of the Louisiana-style seafood dishes at Sunset Station’s Oyster Bar.

13. RM Seafood

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3930 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 632-9300
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The raw bar at Rick Moonen’s offers an oyster sampler appetizer so diners can try six different varieties in one sitting for $23.

14. Strip House

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3667 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 737-5200
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Strip House offers a half dozen oysters on the half shell for $19.

15. Tender Steak & Seafood

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3900 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 262-4778
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Tender at the Luxor offers oysters on the half shell, a six-piece choice, priced at $22. Look for Raspberry Point, Prince Edward Island, Canada; Bluepoint, Long Island Sound, Connecticut; and Quonset Point, Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island.

16. Texas Star Oyster Bar

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2101 Texas Star Lane
Las Vegas, NV
(702) 631-1000
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Look for oyster shooters or a basket of fried oysters for just $9.99 served with hushpuppies, French fries and coleslaw. The Texas Star Oyster Bar also offers a private room accommodating up to 15.

17. Tides Oyster Bar

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2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy.
Henderson, NV 89052
Head to Green Valley Ranch’s Tides Oyster Bar for an extensive raw bar that includes oysters on the half shell.

18. Herringbone Las Vegas

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3730 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89158
(702) 590-9898
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Aria’s restaurant from Brian Malarkey serves California coastal cuisine and on the dinner menu, find East and West Coast oysters served with kimchee salsa, apple mignonette, lemon, tabasco and cocktail sauce. Herringbone’s lunch menu has three oyster choices including Dinghy, Sail Boat and Yacht; each dish includes a different number of fresh oysters, Alaskan King crab, Maine lobster and jumbo shrimp.

19. The Hush Puppy

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7185 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89117
(702) 363-5988
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The Hush Puppy is known for serving up classic Southern cuisine. Its New Orleans fried oysters and the Louisiana oysters on the half shell are crowd favorites.

20. Joe's Seafood Prime Steak & Stone Crab

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3500 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, NV 89109-8949
(702) 792-9222
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Located in the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, Joe’s Seafood Prime Steak & Stone Crab offers diners the options of fried oysters, oysters Rockefeller and oysters on the half shell.

21. Other Mama

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3655 S Durango Dr Ste 6
Las Vegas, NV 89147
(702) 463-8382
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Other Mama has a daily special on oyster selections such as Duck Island or Bluepoint oysters. Diners must order at least half a dozen oysters and can choose two sauces to accompany their oysters. Choices include rosemary mignonette, ponzu salsa, honey and lemon, pickled peppers and habañero, blood orange and mint, and wasabi cocktail. Seasonal oyster options include the oyster foi Rockefeller and the panko fried oysters.

22. Pier 215

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7060 S Durango Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89113
(702) 586-3311
Pier 215 features a raw bar where patrons can order Pacific oysters, Fanny Bay, Kumamoto oysters or Kusshi oysters, with a choice of two sauces — wasabi salsa or cocktail sauce to garnish the oysters. Be sure try to the oyster shooter as well, a raw oyster with a quail egg and ponzu sauce.

23. Urban Crawfish Station

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4821 Spring Mountain Rd Ste C
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 444-0479
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Established in 2015, this Cajun seafood restaurant in Chinatown offers oysters a variety of ways. The menu includes oyster po boys, fried or grilled and baked oysters, Kumamoto oysters or regular oysters on the half shell.

24. Andiron Steak & Sea

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1720 Festival Plaza Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89135
(702) 685-8002
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Andiron Steak & Sea at Downtown Summerlin has $1 oysters every day during happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m. and $1 oysters all night on Tuesdays only available in the bar.
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25. Bazaar Meat by Jose Andres

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2535 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(855) 761-7757
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At Bazaar Meat by José Andrés, find fresh oysters by the half dozen or dozen with fruit vinegar, cocktail sauce, lemon and black pepper, or try the smoke and ice fresh oysters, apple wood-smoked with an apple mignonette. Also on the menu, grilled oysters with butter and mace.
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26. Oyster Bar At Hard Rock

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4455 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89169
The Hard Rock Hotel’s Oyster Bar features fried oysters and pickles paired with a buttermilk caper sauce as well as East and West Coast oysters that change daily.
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27. Oyster Bar at Harrah’s

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3475 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 369-5084
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Head to Harrah’s Oyster Bar for oysters on the half shell, jumbo fried oysters, oysters Rockefeller, oyster Royale with wasabi caviar, grilled oysters or a beer shooter trio. Those shooters feature Patrón Silver tequila, Grey Goose vodka, bloody Mary, Asian bomb, Kamikaze or Mai Tai with a single oyster per shot.
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28. Americana

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2620 Regatta Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89128
Americana features unlimited oysters every Tuesday for 75 cents each.
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29. Blue Ribbon

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3708 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
The Bromberg brothers’ Blue Ribbon at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas features the Plateau Cosmopolitan, with oysters, clams, shrimp, lobster, caviar and crab, served with either a bottle of Champagne or chilled vodka.
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30. Mercato della Pescheria

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3377 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Mercato della Pescheria at the Grand Canal Shoppes has a raw bar with Blue Point, Irish Point and kumamoto oysters.
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1. AquaKnox

3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109
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Look for sake-ponzu oyster shooters as well as a Champagne mignonette sauce served with a plate of raw oysters.
3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

2. Big Al's Oyster Bar

4500 W. Tropicana Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89103
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The chefs prepare a meal on the spot, right in front  of you at this oyster bar at the Orleans. Nab a half dozen oysters on the half shell at lunch for $12 or make it an oysters Rockefeller for $17 anytime.
4500 W. Tropicana Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89103

3. Big Sur Oyster Bar

9777 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89183
South Point’s Big Sur Oyster Bar features half-price oysters and clams on the half shell. Guests can slurp down plump Louisiana Gold Seal Oysters as the chefs freshly shuck oysters in an open kitchen every Monday through Thursday from noon to 4 p.m. Other dishes include bloody Mary oyster shooter ($6), pan-fried oysters ($14), oysters Rockefeller ($15) and more.
9777 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89183

4. Bouchon Bistro

3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109
Head for the raw bar at Bouchon for bloody Marys paired with oysters, some of the best in town.
3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

5. Culinary Dropout

4455 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89169
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Culinary Dropout features a raw bar with a selection of oysters, King crab legs and white shrimp.
4455 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89169

6. Emeril's New Orleans Fish House

3799 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109
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Emeril's New Orleans Fish House offers a four-pack of oysters on the half-shell for $11 during happy hour.
3799 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

7. Hank's Fine Steaks & Martinis

2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy., Henderson, NV 89052
One of the menu highlights at this Green Valley Ranch staple is its oysters on the half shell. Only serving the best in season, the oysters served may vary by night. Accompaniments include sherry mignonette, cucumber and gin sorbet, fresh horseradish and cocktail sauce.
2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy.
Henderson, NV 89052

8. Lakeside

3131 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109
Located on the picturesque Lake of Dreams at Wynn Las Vegas, Lakeside offers a daily happy hour in the bar and lounge from 5:30 to 7 p.m. with mix and match oysters for $1.95 each.
3131 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

9. Lavo Italian Restaurant & Nightclub

3325 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109
Lavo Italian Restaurant offers oysters on the half shell for $18. The six fresh oysters are part of the raw bar that includes clams, jumbo shrimp, lobster and seafood platters as well as crabmeat salad and tuna ceviche.
3325 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

10. Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro

3325 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109
Morels works with Santa Monica Seafood for farmed shellfish, such as oysters and mussels. Diners can order oysters on the half shell or go for the $130 Grand Plateau de Mer with a lobster, eight shrimp, 12 oysters, shrimp ceviche,and singing diver sea scallops.
3325 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

11. Oyster Bar at Palace Station

2411 W. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89102
The Oyster Bar at Palace Station is a Vegas institution. With only 18 seats at the bar, guests will wait an hour or more for a coveted seat. A menu of classic oyster dishes includes everything from the oysters on the half shell to the shooters and on to the pan roasts and cioppino. You can order your dishes on a heat level from 1-10. Oyster shooters run $4/shooter or three for $10. Shooters come with an oyster, bloody Mary mix and with tequila, vodka or virgin. Feel free to order all the same or mix it up with the $10 special.
2411 W. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89102

12. The Oyster Bar at Sunset Station

1301 W. Sunset Road, Henderson, NV 89014
Fresh oysters on the half shell are just one of the Louisiana-style seafood dishes at Sunset Station’s Oyster Bar.
1301 W. Sunset Road
Henderson, NV 89014

13. RM Seafood

3930 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89119
The raw bar at Rick Moonen’s offers an oyster sampler appetizer so diners can try six different varieties in one sitting for $23.
3930 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89119

14. Strip House

3667 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109
Strip House offers a half dozen oysters on the half shell for $19.
3667 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

15. Tender Steak & Seafood

3900 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89119