The Mermaid Inn

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96 2nd Ave (btwn E 5th & E 6th St)
New York, NY 10003
(212) 674-5870
5:00pm - 10:00pm
5:00pm - 10:30pm
5:00pm - 10:30pm
5:00pm - 10:30pm
5:00pm - 10:30pm
4:00pm - 10:30pm
4:00pm - 10:00pm



  • This East Village seafood shack has an Upper West Side sister as well, and both offer delicious lobster sandwiches.
  • They give you a fish after your meal. Place fish in palm of the hand and its movements will indicate various personality traits about yourself. Too real fish, too real.
  • The lobster escargot is one of the best things to ever happen to seafood.
  • Mondays are happy hour all night long!!!
  • Go straight to the back and check out the patio seating.... Oysters, rose, lobster - an absolutely perfect evening!
  • Best lobster roll variation ever. Chef Lawrence Edelman does wonders with skate too. -Seth Caro, Top Chef Just Desserts
  • Come for the oysters. Stay to watch the drunk Asian kid who thinks he is Tupac get kicked out for constantly yelling homophobic remarks. Weird afternoon.
  • With three restaurants located around the city, Mermaid makes it easy to get your oyster fix for cheap.
  • $1 oyster happy hour from 5:30-7pm every day!
  • Naked Cowboy Oysters are the winners. Also get peppers as a side.
  • great joint for low-carb options plus they hv outdoor seating in the back garden. some favorites: stellar bay & blue point oysters and the seared montauk skate.. nom nom nom
  • Dollar Oysters at happy hour till 7 every night!
  • You will feel as though you stepped into a New England town, these cozy digs offer great and affordable seafood. The oyster selection is top notch, and you cant beat their lobster roll!
  • Happy hour Oysters in intimate setting. Perfect.
  • During the Happy Hour here typically expensive cocktails like aperol spritzes and Mermaid Marys are knocked down to $7, with wine and draft beers clocking in at $6 and $5, respectively.
  • Linguini and clams + oysters are the move. Happy hour all day Monday!
  • Panfried skate with brown butter on bed of sauted Apple cubes, oyster mushrooms & Brussel sprouts $22! Side of Old Bay fries=happy.
  • Dollar oyster Mondays. Oyster happy hours 5-7 all week!
  • HH M-F 5-7pm & Sat-Sun 5-7pm: $1 E coast oyster+littleneck clams, $3-7 apps, $7 cocktails, $6 wines, $5 beer. My fave are Gone w/ Gin (substituting vodka), oysters, fish tacos, & shrimp corn dogs.
  • OMG get the buttered bread rolls!! To die for. Melt in your mouth amazing!

Nearby places

87 2nd Ave (at E 5th St)
8 Stuyvesant St (at E 9th St & 3rd Ave)
251 E 13th St (at 2nd Ave)