Oysters ain’t cheap. And if you’re accustomed to $1 oysters, trust me, you won’t find those prices in Shanghai. Here are the best oyster deals at restaurants in Shanghai to help you enjoy these mollusks on a budget.

Best Oyster Deals in Shanghai

CHARCOHOL

Address: 1/F, Fengshengli, No. 18, 245 Maoming Bei Lu, near Nanjing Xi Lu 茂名北路245弄18号1楼, 近南京西路
Tel: 32265752

Hours: Sun-Thu 5:30pm-1am, Fri-Sat 5:30pm-2am
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Best oyster deals in Shanghai: Charcohol, 6 oysters for ¥99 on Tuesday. Read more on Nomfluence.

CHARCOHOL is a gastrolounge in Shanghai that serves craft cocktails and global cuisine inspired by the charcoal grill. Drinks are courtesy of Cross Yu, a talented award-winning mixologist with showman flair to rival the city’s hardiest performers. Food is relatively new in comparison to what’s around town and signatures are original, inventive and memorable.

Every Tuesday, get a half-dozen oysters for ¥99. Limited to one order per person. From 5:30pm to close.

C Pearl

Address: 5/F, Century Link Mall, 1192 Shiji Dadao, near Dongfang Lu 世纪大道1192号世纪汇广场5楼, 近潍坊路
Tel: 50391597
Hours: 11am-10pm

Best oyster deals in Shanghai: C Pearl. Read more on Nomfluence.
Best oyster deals in Shanghai: C Pearl. Read more on Nomfluence.

C Pearl is a seafood and oyster restaurant in Pudong Century Link, one of the newer malls in Pudong. Their calling card is fresh, live, local and imported seafood, smoked and fired food over their charcoal grill and wood fired oven.

Monday: All oysters buy-one-get-one free.

Tuesday: Get a seafood tower for ¥299.

Thursday: All French oysters buy 2 get 2 free.

Sunday: Selected oysters ¥10 a piece.

Hooked

Address: 158 Julu Lu, near Ruijin Yi Lu 巨鹿路158号, 近瑞金一路
Tel: 63332198
Hours: Mon-Wed 5pm-12am, Thu-Sun 11am-late

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Best oyster deals in Shanghai: Hooked. Read more on Nomfluence.

Hooked is a restaurant and bar in Found 158 that’s all about fish and chips. In addition to the deep-fried English staple, the menu extends to include steaks, other fry-ups, and brunch.

Every Tuesday, get a half-dozen oysters for ¥98 or 12 oysters and a bottle of prosecco for ¥298. Choose from Fine de Claire or Kilpatrick oysters. Prosecco for ¥30 a glass.

Osteria

Address: 226 Jinxian Lu, near Shaanxi Nan Lu 进贤路226号, 近陕西南路
Tel: 62568998
Hours: 11:30am-2am

Best oyster deals in Shanghai: Osteria Italian restaurant. Read more on Nomfluence.
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Osteria is a rustic Italian trattoria and oyster house in Shanghai. It is one of the first restaurants to do freshly shucked imported oysters, serving a wide variety of more than 20 kinds of oysters at any given time. It’s operated by the same group behind C Pearl and The Plump Oyster.

Monday: Selected oysters ¥10 a piece.

Tuesday: 12 oysters for ¥199.

Thursday: All French oysters buy 2 get 2 free.

Friday: Get a seafood tower for ¥499. (Originally priced at ¥699.)

Saturday: French oysters buy-2-get-1 free.

Sunday: French Gillardeau oysters buy-one-get-one free.

Perch

Address: No. 107, 445 Jiangning Lu, near Wuding Lu 江宁路445号107, 近武定路
Tel: 13918628732
Hours: 11am-midnight, closed Mondays

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Best oyster deals in Shanghai: Perch cocktail bar. Read more on Nomfluence.

Perch is an easy-going cocktail bar slinging tasty bar snacks in Jing’an. Drinks are uncomplicated. Beer on tap, gin and tonics, and simple yet thoroughly enjoyable cocktails are on offer. It’s a friendly place to have a good time without breaking the bank. They also have a pet-friendly terrace.

Every Friday, get a half-dozen oysters for ¥98 or 12 oysters for ¥188. Add a bottle of prosecco for ¥100 with any oyster deal order.

The Nest

Address: 6/F, 130 Beijing Dong Lu, near Huqiu Lu 北京东路130号中实大厦6楼, 近虎丘路
Tel: 63087669
Hours: Mon-Thu 5:30pm-1am, Fri 5:30pm-2am, Sat-Sun 11:30am-4pm, 5:30pm-1am
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Best oyster deals in Shanghai: The Nest, gastrolounge on the Bund. Read more on Nomfluence.
Best oyster deals in Shanghai: The Nest, gastrolounge on the Bund. Read more on Nomfluence.

The Nest is a popular gastrolounge on The Bund. The design-forward restaurant/bar/lounge prides itself on excellent cocktails and Nordic-inspired food. It may not be on the Bund proper, but their consistency in food, drink, and service maintain their large base of loyal clientele. Who’s going: business entertainment, date nights, and young professionals. They have one of the longest running oyster deals in town, and as you can imagine, it gets rammed. Best to book a seat.

Monday & Sunday: Get a dozen oysters for ¥98.

The Plump Oyster

Address: Taikang Terrace, 3/F, No. 301, 171 Jianguo Zhong Lu, near Ruijin Lu 建国中路171号301室3楼, 近瑞金路
Tel: 54183175
Hours: 11:30am-1am
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Best oyster deals in Shanghai: The Plump Oyster. Read more on Nomfluence.

The Plump Oyster is a cozy late night oyster bar and lounge with a lovely terrace for al fresco dining. If you’re looking for oysters in Shanghai, The Plump Oyster has the most diverse selection in town. A food menu of western dishes supplement the oysters—deep-fried bar bites, pastas, and tomahawk steaks. It’s operated by the same group behind Osteria and C Pearl.

Monday: All oysters, scampi, and carabinero are buy-one-get-one free.

Tuesday: Get a seafood tower for ¥499. (Originally priced at ¥699.)

Wednesday: Get 12 oysters for ¥236.

Thursday: Buy 2 get 2 “oysters of the moment”.

Sunday: Selected oysters for ¥10 a piece.