On September 12, Legal Sea Foods’ will bring half-shell hedonism to mollusk mavens and oyster newbies during their eleventh annual “Oyster Festival.” For four weeks, a sequence of in-restaurant menu features and a special event will celebrate everything oysters and all are invited who share the belief “the world is your oyster.”
Bivalve specialties will be available for the duration of the Oyster Festival, through October 9, and include Fried Oysters (three for $12) in four preparations (buffalo, BBQ, sriracha lime and BLT); Baked Oysters (three for $14) available in a quartet of options (lobster spinach, crab & cheese, scampi and scallop-mushroom); and the Legal Sea Foods teams will shuck seasonal standouts at their raw bars daily for those who opt to go au natural. Legals also suggests washing it down with the official drink of the 2019 Oyster Festival, the Deadrise, with Tito’s Handmade Vodka, muddled cucumber, lime and grapefruit bitters ($12).
On September 14, Legal Sea Foods’ al fresco Charles Terrace (20 University Road, Cambridge) will host their annual “Shellfish Shindig” event that has shucked oysters by the bushel for only $1 per slurp.
The Oyster Festival is celebrated at all Legal Sea Foods locations throughout Massachusetts, with the exception of airport venues.
Oyster Festival: September 12-October 9, 2019
Shellfish Shindig: September 14 from 2pm-4pm