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Cheaper by the Dozen: The Top 10 Oyster Deals in Houston

With oyster season in full swing, many of our readers have asked where to get great oyster deals around town. After all, the chief allure of Gulf oysters aside from their plump sweetness is the low cost. (God, we are so tremendously spoiled down here.)

I called around to some of my favorite oyster-shucking spots in Houston and found 10 great oysters-by-the-dozen deals that run the gamut from happy hour pricing to everyday steals. Even better, these spots are scattered all over town (check out the map below), so there's a platter of half-shells waiting out there for everybody.

Here they are, listed in order of most expensive to least:

Sam's Boat Cost: $9.99 a dozen When: 3 to 7 p.m. every day

Denis' Seafood House Cost: $7.99 a dozen When: 3 to 7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays (during happy hour; only available at the bar)

Ragin Cajun (all locations) Cost: $7 a dozen When: 3 to 7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays

BB's Cafe (all locations) Cost: $6.95 a dozen When: Wednesdays

Crabby Daddy Cost: $5.99 a dozen When: 5 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays (during happy hour)

Pappadeaux (all locations) Cost: $5.95 a dozen When: Mondays through Thursdays (only available at the bar)

Danton's Cost: $5.50 a dozen When: Mondays

Tommy's Restaurant & Oyster Bar Cost: $5 a dozen When: all day Tuesdays and Fridays, and 4 to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays (during happy hour)

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Captain Tom's (all locations) Cost: $6.95 a dozen When: all day, every day

Captain Benny's (all locations) Cost: $5.95 a dozen When: all day, every day


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