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“Great food”

Aw Shucks Seafood Bar & Bistro
Ranked #53 of 162 Restaurants in Aurora
Price range: US$8 - US$40
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Aw Shucks Seafood Bar & Bistro a sleek and stylish restaurant that showcases upscale dining and an extensive international wine list. Aw Shucks brings a downtown feel to the heart of York Region. The bar is highlighted with an enticing array of fresh oysters waiting to be shucked. Visit Aw Shucks for a dining experience to be treasured.
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We went a few weeks ago and enjoyed the food and atmosphere. The service was really good as well. We had the salmon and our friends had the beef. We all enjoyed the dinner.

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Thank gwennie095
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Reviewed 7 April 2014 via mobile

We are two couples that regularly see Saturday matinee theatre in the city and return back to the Aurora/Newmarket area for dinner to give the local restaurants some patronage.

We had never been here before and thought we should give it a try.

We are not oyster fans but are big on seafood.

3 of us had the seafood pasta special and one had the sea bass special. All were very good and the service was what I expect for the price.

But the dining experience was ruined by the bar like environment. The decor uses nothing but hard surfaces that reflect nearby conversations causing everyone to shout in order to be heard. I had to asked a nearby group of guys to take a time-out because I could not hear my dining companions.

On leaving, it was a complete relief to step through the door outside and leave the noise behind.

Stay away if you want a quiet dinner!!!

3  Thank LH2253
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Reviewed 4 April 2014

If you enjoy oysters and live in the area, this is the place for you. Oysters were fresh and tasty. They offered oysters from differents areas and I really appreciated that most were canadian. I had the sea bass main dish and it was great. Our server Blair, was attentive, fun and knowledgeable. Was there on a Saturday night and enjoyed the live band that played later on in the evening. An interesting mix of ages that frequent this place...,20's to 60's.

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1  Thank momof3RichmondHill
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Reviewed 3 March 2014

A bit underwhelmed by this place - ordered the pickerel and at first glance the plate was not appetizing looking AT ALL. The fish actually did taste good, the little fingerling potatoes were good, but they were covered with very mushy onions and oddly served with some terrible baked beans. The salad I had was also mediocre - expected more for an $8 salad. Not great service either. Turns into a very noisy bar with loud music around 10 pm or so - finally had enough of having to shout to be heard by my friend so left. Seems this fish market turns into a meat market when the music starts up! Won't be rushing back.

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Thank alisondave_l
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Reviewed 26 February 2014

If you love oysters and live north of Toronto this place is great! Always a large selection of oyster options, fresh and delicious. They are presented quickly and with lots of fresh grated horseradish along with all the condiments! Thursday is Martini night and they go great with the oysters. I am not as keen on the rest of the menu which could be 'refreshed' but it is an oyster place so if you want oysters - you can't lose. Blair is always friendly and very helpful! Love oysters, love shucks.

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Thank d w
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