Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar will shuck and serve more than 500 of its proprietary oysters on National Oyster Day

The world is your oyster, starting at 4 p.m. on August 5

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 6, 2015) Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar is celebrating National Oyster Day with free oysters on Wednesday, August 5. Jax will shell out 100 half-dozen freshly shucked oysters on the half shell for free starting at 4 p.m. on a “first come, first served” basis.

Featured as the day’s free oyster will be Jax's proprietary Emersum oyster, sustainably harvested out of the Chesapeake Bay by the Rappahannock Oyster Company. Happy hour starts at 4 p.m., as well, and runs until 6 p.m. Guests enjoying Jax’s happy hour will have options ranging from signature cocktails, beer, and wine specials to signature dishes, including Chicken Andouille & Crawfish Gumbo, Fruit De Mer, Gumbo Cheese Fries, Fried Calamari and Peel N’ Eat Shrimp. Guests wanting to celebrate with more of Jax’s freshly shucked oysters can do so during happy hour with $1.50 oysters on the half shell.

Since it first opened its doors in October of last year, Jax Fish House has supplied the coastless Kansas City community with the freshest and finest the ocean has to offer. Jax is the first and, currently, only restaurant in Missouri to partner with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch and works with sustainable fisheries from across the country to fly in the freshest fish and shellfish available on a daily basis. The rotating selection of coastal oysters at Jax’s signature raw bar offers diners a taste of America's best bivalves, including Jax’s proprietary Emersum oyster.

Reservations and Information

Reservations can be made by calling Jax at (816) 437-7940. All major credit cards are accepted. For information and updates, guests can visit, “like” Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar on Facebook at and follow on Twitter and Instagram at @jaxkansascity.

About Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar
A Big Red F Restaurant Group restaurant, Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar brings the coasts to the coastless, serving up the finest and freshest the ocean has to offer. Sourcing dock-to-door, Executive Chef Sheila Lucero has built long-standing relationships with coastal fisherman to ship the highest quality seafood available daily, incorporating fresh ingredients into an innovative sea-to-table menu. Consistently voted to the “Best of” awards, Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar has five locations in Boulder, Denver, Fort Collins, Glendale, and Kansas City, each boasting unique menus. For more information, please visit