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Oyster Boy

872 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1G3, Canada
+1 416-534-3432
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (157 reviews)
“chowder” (9 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
872 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1G3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Happened to pop in on a rare quiet evening due to some inclement weather. The Oysters were fresh as always and my favourite appetizer the Sturgeon Ceviche tangy and sharp. The Caesars spicy and chilled white wine the perfect addition to wash everything down.

Thank normanm52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food and service one of the best place in town. great food and service. very good atmosphere.

Thank Chetan K
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

It is a pretty busy place and seriously need reservations. The seafood is very fresh and the service is fast.

1  Thank Yali L
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I went to Oyster Boy on a Friday evening with a friend during TIFF. We were greeted by a cheerful and friendly waitress and managed to get a table straight away without a reservation. I tried an assortment of Oysters, which were lovely, followed by...More

Thank Victor_dacunha
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Terrific spot for raw oysters, and also wonderful seafood chowder. The shucker was very friendly and provided some great travel tips for family outings in Toronto. Did a bit of research and learned this place was highly rated, and it did not disappoint. Interesting side...More

Thank FairallBaltimore
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the oysters and the service. We really wanted to love this restaurant after reading all the reviews, but the rest of the food was nothing to brag about. Chowder was one of the worst we had. Lobster macaroni and cheese were.... macaroni and...More

Thank Shtirlits
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

If you love oysters, this place is a must. It is only a tiny little place adding to the place. Today they have 8 oyster varieties, this excludes the size options. The oysters are chucked on order and are delicious The service is always great....More

Thank Jay_trip69
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Even if you are not an oyster eater (me), you are sure to find a variety of great food to delight your taste buds. Excellent service with very perceptive staff who are there when you need them and invisible when you don't. Dare to try...More

Thank kellycG2179XT
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Our Online search of local places specializing in oysters turned up this great find. Food was outstanding and just what we were looking for, service was friendly, and prices reasonable. Definitely recommend it to others.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 2 July 2018

After my daughter's convocation she asked me if she can go for oysters. First choice is always Oyster Boy. We stepped in and form the get go the friendly service staff welcomed us as if they knew us from childhood. The place was electric on...More

1  Thank Sylvan N
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20 October 2015|
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Response from MrESP2013 | Reviewed this property |
Cold oysters are their speciality - having between 8-12 varieties - an excellent choice - you should definitely visit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 872 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1G3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Neighbourhood: Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-534-3432
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