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Rodney's Oyster House

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Yaletown & False Creek North
Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Soups
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405-1228 Hamilton St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6L2, Canada
+1 604-609-0080
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11:30 - 00:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 00:30
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Metro Manila, Philippines
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Rodney's Oyster House is restaurant with minimum fuss and minimum comfort. Table made of wood, simple chairs... But the oysters are excellent, the chowder superbe and the mussels delicious. The service was very friendly, and the bill light! Excellent ration Price/quality!

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Thank Jean Paul S
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parking is on a one way alley with most spots diagonal back in only. Raw oysters are served with number of different sauces from salty to spicy! The mussels have a flavorful buttery sauce that is great for dipping with the sourdough bread! We also had the oyster chowder which was also great! No complaints, staff was friendly!

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Thank tten05
Kelowna
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had oysters for the 3rd time and liked them for the first time. The server was very helpful with our choices. Also I highly recommend the potato encrusted halibut.

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Thank BlakeVW
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108 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here a few times and always enjoyed it. They have a great selection of oysters. Last night I had the New England clam chowder which was a meal in itself. The place is very popular and the staff are great. I went this time by myself and sat at the bar. It is always packed and lively

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Thank Mash49
Vancouver
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52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered family style and had the crusted halibut, deep fried oysters, scallops pasta, crab cakes and ocean salad which was brought on large platters. The food and service was great. We had a large round table in the corner upstairs so the location was great for us as well. At this price point I think it's good value for... More 

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Thank VancouverCYoung
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just finished a dinner at Rodneys at Yaletown. During the last part of our meal a mouse runs across the room. When we voiced our concern the waiter not only insults our friend but tells us we just have to get used to it. Can you believe this. A mouse carries disease not only in the resturant but... More 

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Thank Debbie N
Vancouver, Canada
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This place is awesome. It’s not a very big restaurant and I think that adds to its appeal – it’s cozy, casual, and comfortable. I like that you can find this place in Yaletown where most restaurants are stuffy and almost status-conscious. It is located a block down the Yaletown-Roundhouse Canada Line skytrain station on Hamilton St and tucked away... More 

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vancouver
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Had a quick stop by this happening spot the other day. Thought I could slurp back some oysters between gigs. Not disappointing. There was a good selection of oysters packed on ice. The product was superb and beautiful. Not cheap. But oysters are a premium product and so it goes. I missed the $1.50 for a shuck in the afternoon... More 

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Thank VancouverMagic
Auckland, New Zealand
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83 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The waiter was able to advise us on Oyster types we were looking for. Thought he was knowledgable and helpful. The Oysters were great. Walked away after paying the bill thinking the rest of the meal was really just average and service average.

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Thank William A
Farmingville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I really shouldn't give this an "excellent" review because we really felt very ignored. Upon entering the hostess said she could seat us as long as we are out by 8pm. Well we sat and were ignored for ten minutes! then finally they took our drink and oyster order and again we sat and waited for what seemed forever! Finally... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:30
Monday
11:30 - 00:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:30
Thursday
11:30 - 00:30
Friday
11:30 - 00:30
Saturday
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405-1228 Hamilton St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6L2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Yaletown & False Creek North
  • Neighbourhood: Yaletown & False Creek North
  • Phone Number: +1 604-609-0080

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Yaletown & False Creek North
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