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Ferris' Upstairs Seafood & Oyster Bar

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536 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1K8, Canada
+1 250-360-1824
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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King City, Ontario, Canada
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were shopping and asked a local for a great lunch spot - Without hesitation she said Ferris. So happy we went there. Great ambiance great food. Fries are excellent...Tip order a mix bowl of regular and sweet potato. Must try the West Coast Chowder (even if only a cup) - Smoked wild salmon, cherry wood smoked oysters, bacon &... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all decided to go to Ferris' after a years absence. We will be back a lot more frequently. The oysters were perfect in what is a very light crispy batter. I had the special of Pork with Clams and it reminded me of many dinners in Portugal. The wine list was very good with a full range of choices.... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Epic adventive with Chef who is passionate about her food, team and Manitoba ! Thank you for a delicious experience Chef !

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North Vancouver, Canada
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband & I went on a Travelzoo deal, and shared the oyster sampler for an appetizer, then I tried the clam linguini and he had the mushroom ravioli. We wil return for the oysters for sure! Absolutely wonderful, each one being different than the last, but all delicious! With a shared salad, this would be an awesome dinner! The... More 

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We went to this eatery through a Travel Zoo coupon which gave us a shared appy, 2 main courses and a shared dessert. Service was excellent and the only reason we did not rate as a 5 star is the condiments with each of our meals were not to our liking. The Salmon and Beef that we had were excellent... More 

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Duncan, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Received a travelzoo coupon as a Christmas gift - absolutely amazing meal! I highly recommend the baked oyster sampler for your appy - its one of each and is $18. I had the pan seared cod and my boyfriend had the bouillabaisse - both were delicious. Crème brulee for dessert and I was too full to finish it! They had... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

What a wonderful place for a nice casual dinner!! The meal choices are excellent due to the menu which is just right. The choices are limited which means attention to quality in the meal is paramount. The portion sizes are just right and the flavours are delectable!!The ambiance is old Victoria yet comfortable. We will definitely return and would highly... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

We ate at the upstairs part for dinner. We tried 2 of the baked oyster specials, the warm cauliflower salad, and the wild caught salmon. While the other items were OK, the salmon tasted only of lemon. It's a shame to come to the west coast to eat salmon that doesn't taste like fish. The service was very nice and... More 

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Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Enough said - pan "fried" (I would call them sauteed) plump, delicious oysters bathed in garlic butter...totally delicious and don't forget the bread for sopping. We also had the baked oysters, panko fried oysters and oyster pasta - all were good but next time we will skip everything and just order the garlic butter fried.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

I decided to come to this restaurant because a friend saw this on a TV show. We ordered steamed local clams and mussels to share and each ordered 6 baked oysters. You can never get enough of that oyster, it tastes so good! One of my friends also got the wild mushroom ravioli and I would definitely want that if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 23
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 536 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1K8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-360-1824
Description
Three restaurants in one location; the more casual downstairs Grill, serving burgers seafood & pastas, the upstairs Oysterbar serving local seafood & steaks with a Mediterranean flare, and the next door Perro Negro, serving Spanish tapas

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?