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Oyster Boy

872 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1G3, Canada
+1 416-534-3432
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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

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 2 weeks ago 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 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Neither me or my son like Oysters, but my husband loves them...so after reading the reviews we stopped here. My husband started with the Oyster Rockefeller. Let me tell you, even though I don't like Oysters, I tried one and it was amazing!! I liked...More

Thank city2country
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting from England and so glad we went to this fabulous restaurant. The oysters were fantastic and a wonderful choice on offer. We then had the artic char, black cod and the basic fish and chips all which were superbly cooked and seasoned well. I...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always go to the oyster house on King and decided to try this smaller/cozier one on a Saturday. It was right next to a park and lots of activities going on this part of Queen's St. Due to limited seating, make sure you make...More

1  Thank 2travelhonies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I decided on a dozen oysters to stop the mid-afternoon stomach rumbles. We ordered from Dave - his expert choice on variety - and a couple of dirty martinis. The oysters were fresh, the condiments varied; (sweet, traditional and spicy) all homemade...More

Thank carmenincanada
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Oysters never fail us every time we visit. Always fresh and plenty of varieties to choose. Must try the Oyster Rockefeller!

Thank tomy695
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We love coming here for date night. The food is always delicious, the service is friendly and they know their oysters. The oysters are fresh, succulent and simply delicious. The Best place in town to eat oysters. The rest of the menu is also scrumptious....More

Thank mrn74wood
Reviewed 2 March 2018

I was taken to Oyster Boy my friends of mine who are locals in the area (and native Torontonians). it's definitely a locals place, and I loved the energy here. It's small, and fills up quickly, and it's loud, but that's part of its charm....More

Thank The Cake Guy N
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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

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Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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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