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Ferris' Oyster Bar & Grill

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536 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1K8, Canada
+1 250-360-1824
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11:30 - 00:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I were unsure whether to venture upstairs when we were encouraged to by a passer by and we are so glad we did. We were immediately greeted by friendly staff and entered the warm ambience of this restaurant. We enjoyed a seafood platter to share followed by delicious main courses. I had the duck special that was... More 

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Thank retiree2016
La Conner
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a long climb to the top of the stairs, but so worth it. You are greeted by a host and wait staff that happily escort you to your table. We went with a group of eight and had a marvelous table under the windows in the front. Our wait person had suggestions for appys and wine....and then answered all... More 

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Thank Jim S
Victoria, Canada
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you enjoy seafood then this is the place to go! The fresh oysters are wonderful and they offer different types of seafood sauce as well. Drinks were plentiful and there is an option on the menu for everyone. Try the mussel linguine, you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Matt R
Key Largo, Florida
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started out with some fried oysters and they were just OK. Followed by a salmon grilled burger that was just OK and my wife had the burrito that was just Ok. If just OK is good enough for you then you will love this place

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Thank Captaintonyflkeys
Winnipeg
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a late dinner ( no reservation needed ) with my husband and son. The meals were excellent! My husband and son shared an appetizer of 6 oysters, 3 different types which they thoroughly enjoyed. They both had the jambalaya which was chock full of clams, mussels, shrimp and chorizo. I had a dish called Pacific Rim, prawns, wild... More 

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Thank Lucymay56
BC
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I love oysters. We have been coming to Ferris's for over 10 years and can say that the interior seating has improved and that there is a new outside area also. As much as we like this place it has been a bit of a disappointment in our most recent visit. As Victoria is a coastal city... More 

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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our last evening In Victoria we decided to give Ferris oyster bar and grill A try. Firstly our server "Alexa" Was outstanding . Polite , friendly with great suggestions and explanations about food and drink. Each course was above average , the oysters Rockefeller and salmon dip were amazing. Our main courses equally good and the dessert honestly to die... More 

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1 Thank Mcgrah
Vancouver, Canada
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131 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best value, quality, service for seafood in Victoria. Bistro downstairs,...3-5 pm Buck-A-Shuck.... Food is fresh, fast, and high quality Service is excellent, friendly Price is good value CHOWDER!!! Best chowder I've enjoyed in years. We were there during low tourist season, in the afternoon, I would imagine this place is super busy in the summer. Would go back,...this will... More 

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Thank Bayleafroses
Billings, Montana
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has great service and the food was really good. There is not a lot of space so it is recommended to do reservations. The cocktails were tasty!

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Thank Jeanie L
Calgary, Canada
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did not go to the oyster bar upstairs instead were we're in the bistro downstairs. Food and staff very friendly. Great atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 23
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 536 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1K8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-360-1824
Description
Three restaurants in one location; the more casual downstairs Grill, serving burgers seafood & pastas, the upstairs Oysterbar serving local seafood & steaks with a Mediterranean flare, and the next door Perro Negro, serving Spanish tapas

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?