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Smitty's Oyster House

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Bar, Canadian, Seafood, Soups
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643 School Rd., Gibsons, British Columbia V0N 1V0, Canada
+1 604-886-4665
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Richmond, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a day trip on the Sunshine Coast and discovered Smitty's on our way back to Vancouver. This diner can be a bit tricky to find but it's just behind Molly's Reach Restaurant which is visible from Marine Drive. This diner appears to be a favorite amongst the locals. Be certain or order the oysters.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great place to have good seafood and other items. Outdoor seating in the summer. Fun place for gatherings and socializing.

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Gibsons, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Had an amazing meal at Smitty's last night. We shared a huge lobster with two sides of chili lime prawns. Wow!!

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Saskatchewan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We found it very expensive for what you got. Had the grilled oysters thought was a meal only got 6 oysters okay flavor but expensive, clam chowder good but expensive for a bowl of soup, 3 very small salmon cakes tasty but expensive not a very satisfying meal plus it took forever to come!!

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Coquitlam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Visited Smitty's in the middle of the afternoon when there was only a few folks there and sat at the bar that looks out on the harbour & marina. Great service and fun place to have a meal on a rainy Saturday. :-)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Yummy, fresh mussels, best po' boy I've had to date, and friendly, casual staff. Their wine list isn't as hot as it once was, but you can't beat the atmosphere for the coast.

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Winnipeg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

It was two years since our last visit, and it was even better than I remember. The ambience is calming and beautiful. Looking out over the marina, we sipped wine and ate three different kinds of fresh oysters as the afternoon unfolded. Halibut Fritters and potato fries were a great side treat. It's worth taking the Ferry from Horse Shoe... More 

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Prestwick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is a lively, well patronised seafood restaurant in the harbour of Gibson's Landing If you like fish and chips go for the halibuut. I drool at the memory

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had a great meal here complete with raw oysters, prawns, mussels, and fish tacos. All outstanding. We sat at the communal long table in the middle of the place on a bustling Friday night . The waitress was really friendly and the service was great. We met the people sitting on both sides of us and had some great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We had the fish and chips, chowdah, and the oyster poboy sliders. Just so delicious I wanted to lick the plate. All the food around us looked great too. Come here for a dinner or lunch you won't forget, with a killer view of the harbour.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 643 School Rd., Gibsons, British Columbia V0N 1V0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Gibsons
  • Phone Number: +1 604-886-4665

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?