Get your oyster fix during downtown Dayton restaurant’s third annual celebration

Escape to the ocean shores this winter!

Lily’s Bistro will celebrate its third annual Oyster Fest from Tuesday, Jan. 14, until Saturday, Jan. 18, from 5-9 p.m. each night. The event will feature a variety of oyster preparations as well as champagne and sparkling wine specials.

“This is one of the restaurant’s most popular yearly traditions, as having fresh oysters in the midst of wintry weather is a treat for the senses,” Lily’s Bistro Owner Emily Mendenhall said in a news release. “Oyster Fest is the equivalent of a beach vacation for your tastebuds!”

Lily’s will feature a special dinner menu Tuesday through Saturday focusing on the variety of their oyster preparations. This includes two varieties of $2 oysters on the half shell, as there will be both Assorted East Coast and West Coast Kumamoto oysters available. There will also be oyster soup and appetizers such as fried oysters with Louisiana remoulade. Entree options include oyster scampi and the fried oyster po’ boy. Oysters will be fresh, and supplies will be limited.

“We’ll have plenty of options suitable for both serious oyster fans and those who come out to try something new,” Mendenhall said.

Want to go?

WHAT: Oyster Fest 2020

WHEN: Jan. 14-18 during dinner service hours from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

WHERE: Lily's Bistro, 329 E. Fifth St., Dayton

INFO: Reservations can be made online.

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