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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 good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (454 reviews)
“chowder” (28 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
469 King St W | Basement, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1K4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I never visit Toronto without taking to opportunity to have oysters. It’s always a treat. This is my first visit to Rodney’s. Overall the experience was average. The service was really friendly but incredibly slow. I am still waiting for my bread!! The menu contains...More

Thank Jay_trip69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A dozen oysters - US Northeast, West Coast and PEI. 6 Varieties a pair of each. All were super fresh. Nothing better!! Sit at the bar for best service. Very Highly Recommended!!!

Thank MrESP2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first visit, when I was looking for something different for lunch. I started with the NE clam chowder, and then my server help me pick an assortment of east coast oysters. And finished it off with some lime pie. All tasty, fresh...More

Thank CaliTexan22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At any given time, the best seafood restaurant downtown. Good central location. Great vibe. Try the clam chowder

Thank healer677
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place..beautiful venue, amazing staff and the freshest, tastiest seafood. It's not cheap, but worth every penny.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sitting at the shucking station and enjoying beer is my way of enjoying the best oysters in the city. The booster roll is also outstanding.

Thank msstadnyk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If oysters are your thing, or if you'd just like to try them, Rodney’s is your place! Friendly, knowledgeable and cozy ...... gotta go!

Thank MarlaToronto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good selection of dishes but came specifically for the oysters and was not disappointed. The oysters are as fresh as can be and you can taste that. A good place to be at for seafood lovers. especially oysters. great atmosphere

Thank Miketogo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our server, Sean, made sure we understood everything we had and suggested items we hadn't considered. We had requested the bar seats to be able to watch the action and it was the right thing. We were there for the oysters and we're not disappointed....More

Thank crusted2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a great oyster, that's the place. It's incredible . The variety, fresh, options, flavors, you have all.

Thank celso19
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Mark E
28 December 2017|
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Response from kimmurray2016 | Reviewed this property |
Certainly suggested but small parties not usually a problem
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 69
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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
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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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