SEABLUE - Las Vegas

MGM Grand - Las Vegas

SEABLUE is the creation of James Beard award-winning chef Michael Mina and inspired by the bustling ports and marketplaces of the Mediterranean. We heard about a fantastic happy hour that SEABLUE has from Sunday - Friday 5:30 to 7:00 P.M. $2 Stella Artois or Fat Tire, $1 oysters, as well as a few other items.

Chermoula Chicken Skewers - 3
Had no idea what chermoula was but not a big seafood eater, so had to order what was available. Chermoula is actually a sauce or marinade that is popular in Moroccan, Algerian, and Tunisian food. The marinade is sometimes made with lemon, garlic, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, paprika, saffron, parsley, and oil. Not sure which was the chermoula the marinade rub or the red sauce. These skewers were actually quite good. Nicely seasoned and cooked. I actually liked the skewers better without the red sauce.

Salt and Pepper Calamari - 5
Everyone at the table thought these were just OK. Very lightly breaded and slightly seasoned. The accompanying sauce helped add a bit of flavor. Not bad for $5 but not a must order or a favorite of the night.

Lobster Corndogs - 7
Really excited to try this dish out when I saw it on the menu. Lobster??? Corndogs??? High end expensive item.. and at the opposite end of spectrum the corn dog - ultimate comforting fair food. The end result was not bad. For $7, I can't complain too much. Didn't taste as fantastic as we dreamt it would be though.

Oysters and Shrimps - 1
I came to SEABLUE with a bunch of oyster lovers and they were not disappointed at all. $1.. I repeat $1 for oysters. On this particular night, they were Fanny Bay Oysters. I am not sure whether there are other choices on other nights. Crisp, clean, and fresh. I think by the end of the night our group of 6 ended up ordering over 50+ oysters. The shrimps were good too, but didn't compare to the oysters.

For any oyster lover, this is a mandatory stop while in Las Vegas - $2 Stellas and Fat Tires, $1 oysters, as well as a few other items. This is a must go! Their happy hour has to be one of the better deals in Vegas.  I would recommend coming at least 10 to 15 minutes early to snag a seat...SEABLUE fills up quickly.