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Oyster Boy

872 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1G3, Canada
+1 416-534-3432
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (146 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (6 reviews)
Open Now
3:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
872 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1G3, Canada
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

On a fun trip to Toronto, we decided that oysters were required just to spice things up a bit, and we saw the Oyster Boy from the street car, and thought we should check it out. Its a small little place, and when we walked...More

Thank ytranger
Reviewed 19 November 2017

food is not bad but very expensive. The service is really bad and not friendly at all . Tip is automatically added to the bill as well!!!!!

Thank Marjan-Herbert
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

If you love oysters, this place is a must. It is only a tiny little place adding to the experience. They typically have at least 7 different oyster varieties, this excludes the size options. The oysters are chucked on order and are delicious The service...More

Thank Jay_trip69
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This was a return visit for an indulgence of fresh oysters. We shared two dozen, a good variety of east and west coast. Our two mains, crab cakes and an order of fish and chips filled us up. A bottle of a good Sauvignon Blanc,...More

Thank piratepirate
Reviewed 28 October 2017

My wife and I went to Oyster Boy and Adam C for a wonderful evening of great company and food. Along with our son, we shared dishes perfectly prepared by chef and delivered expertly by the servers. Superb oysters, appetizers and great mains and wine...More

Thank Thor M
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We dropped by for a quick late afternoon bite. The oysters were good. The service was not. We wanted a dozen oysters and a glass of sparkling wine. There was a list of about a dozen different oysters so we asked for 6 pairs so...More

Thank giffenk
Adam C, Owner at Oyster Boy, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you for your review. Would you please be able to tell me what day this was ? Thank you Adam Oyster Boy

Reviewed 10 September 2017

The place is usually packed and I can tell it's for a reason. Call in advance in order to make sure you get a spot. I'm going to give a very brief review since the ONLY part I didn't like was service. Rude, hard to...More

Thank Iana V
Reviewed 8 September 2017

My friends have eaten here for years and I was with them this last weekend. What a trip. The waitress was very friendly, told us where the oysters were from, explained the dips and was generally very friendly. The diners were friendly too! The oysters,...More

Thank Fran701
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We reserved a table but was late. The staff were very nice to serve us water while we wait for another table. Service is excellent throughout the meal. The oysters we had are very fresh and juicy. All three sauces go very well with the...More

Thank pearlee125
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We normally eat at Rodney's, but we wanted oysters and found this place that was walking distance from Liberty Village. We thought we should make reservations since it was a Saturday night, so I called around 5:30pm and the women who answered said she didn't...More

Thank venisonking
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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
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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