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Rodney's Oyster House

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, , Soups
469 King St W | Basement, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1K4, Canada
+1 416-363-8105
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (425 reviews)
“chowder” (24 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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469 King St W | Basement, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1K4, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to Toronto for 5 days and stumbled across Rodney’s. It was that good that we managed to get two visits in while we were there. The Staff were all so friendly and happy to help with any questions when choosing our Oysters. The...More

Thank sarahmelland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We make an annual trip to Rodney’s with the family and this year was just as great as all the others. Wonderful food, staff and atmosphere - by far the best seafood in town! Thanks to Kelly, our waiter this evening, for being extra attentive...More

Thank JVW324
Reviewed 1 week ago

hectic noisy place but the wait and food are worth it fresh oyster prepared many different ways so they can be appreciated no matter how you like them

Thank Dr Ronald T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is cozy and the energy from the staff are a favorite of mine for after work. Lunch time is great if I plan ahead as it fills up fast! Great selection of wine and the food is always the same...Great!

Thank CarlaTravel2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rodney's is the best place in Toronto for oysters as well as atmosphere. I have been there several times and have never, ever been disappointed.Would encourage everyone who is an oyster lover and never been there, to make this a must place.

Thank Stephen U
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot for fresh oysters and seafood. Lively atmosphere, great staff. The selection of oysters is impressive.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

stoped by for a lunch and got amazing soup(cup size is big) and oysters( they have two pages variety of oysters) !!!Everything fresh, stuff super friendly . Family oriented restaurant Best part its a female bathroom , lots of funny pictures ( can make your...More

Thank Dasha S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent assortment of oysters, and other delicacies harder to find in Toronto such as raw clams (two kinds), periwinkles, and (in season) whole King Crab. Bustling, informal and friendly atmosphere. We tried two of the soups and a tartare as well as the raw items,...More

Thank Mrsbartholomew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very full and noisy at weekends. Phantastic selection of Oysters. Very good lobster. Recommend pasta and scallops. Best scallops I had so far. Waiters are knowledgeable about oysters. Reservation is a must.

Thank Restlessmike
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's been a long time since I have had oysters so judge accordingly. I ordered a sampling of 4 types ($$$$). I just could not make up my mind which was best they were all delicious. I also had their Crab Gumbo. This was excellent....More

Thank catshephearder
Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner
Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the
outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is
celebrated by a number of monuments and museums,
giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier
destination for modern art, people here stroll through
the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy
the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe
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Judith W
8 October 2017|
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Response from RodneysOysterHouse | Property representative |
When we have them in (which is most days) they are available lunch and dinner. We steam them, and serve them with a drawn butter broth for dipping.
andy p
24 February 2017|
Response from RodneysOysterHouse | Property representative |
Andy; We don't have a standard Surf and Turf dish on our menu. We will put one on our 'White Plate Specials' from time to time, but in general, if that's your hankering, bring a friend, and order a lobster (1.5-2lbs) and a... More
5 January 2017|
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Response from RodneysOysterHouse | Property representative |
First, happy pending birthday. We're about a 5 minute stumble from the Thompson - very close, and I'm sure they'll take good care of you. We don't typically broil oysters (we do something like that with live scallops, but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 71
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 469 King St W | Basement, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1K4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-363-8105
  • E-mail
Rodney Clark has been offering oysters to the masses in Toronto since 1987. Our selection changes daily, but we carry on average 12-18 different varieties from around the world. We also strive to offer the finest in fresh seafood, sourced from sustainable fisheries - as we work primarily with fresh product, you'll have to come down and see what's coming through our doors this week.
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