Eat This Now: $9.99 Whole Maine Lobsters at Ways and Means Oyster House

You know what sucks worse than Mondays? Being broke on a Monday after a weekend of spending like Bernie Sanders is already in the White House. Luckily, Ways & Means Oysters in Huntington Beach has created a way to make Mondays suck less–and you don’t even need a $15 minimum wage hike to afford it. 

The mid-scale seafood spot at Huntington Beach’s Pacific City (formerly located at the Orange Circle) hosts a range of daily specials such as Wine Wednesday, but it’s the Monday special that’s the star: $9.99 whole Maine lobsters. That’s right. Not just the tail, not just the head, and no, you don’t have to catch it out of a claw machine to get it. A full Maine lobster, cooked fresh and shells neatly cut for easy eating. Served with a lemon and side of butter. 

They’re decent sized sea-beasts, perhaps not enough to fill you up, but certainly more than fair for $10.  And there isn’t much of a catch to this deal: it happens every Monday until supplies run out, and it’s one crustacean per person. Pair it with one of their signature cocktails, like the exotic Paloma Nueva–Pinchy would have wanted it this way.

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