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Ferris' Upstairs Seafood & Oyster Bar

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536 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1K8, Canada
+1 250-360-1824
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10:00 - 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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Whitehorse, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went there for buck-a-shuck oysters and a beer. Downstairs buck-a-shuck from 4-5pm and upstairs from 5-6pm. Little choice of sauces, comes with a mignonette and hot sauce, but who can complain when you're getting such a deal. very nice atmosphere.

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Thank Yukon_Johnny
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Will return in near future. Baked oysters were great! Nice wine list as well along with great service in casual atmosphere.

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Thank Stephen H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food and eclectic cozy ambience. Excellent service. Menu is varied and staff took the time to explain it and assist us in our choices.

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King City, Ontario, Canada
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were shopping and asked a local for a great lunch spot - Without hesitation she said Ferris. So happy we went there. Great ambiance great food. Fries are excellent...Tip order a mix bowl of regular and sweet potato. Must try the West Coast Chowder (even if only a cup) - Smoked wild salmon, cherry wood smoked oysters, bacon &... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all decided to go to Ferris' after a years absence. We will be back a lot more frequently. The oysters were perfect in what is a very light crispy batter. I had the special of Pork with Clams and it reminded me of many dinners in Portugal. The wine list was very good with a full range of choices.... More 

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Thank Alan R
Victoria, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Epic adventive with Chef who is passionate about her food, team and Manitoba ! Thank you for a delicious experience Chef !

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North Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband & I went on a Travelzoo deal, and shared the oyster sampler for an appetizer, then I tried the clam linguini and he had the mushroom ravioli. We wil return for the oysters for sure! Absolutely wonderful, each one being different than the last, but all delicious! With a shared salad, this would be an awesome dinner! The... More 

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We went to this eatery through a Travel Zoo coupon which gave us a shared appy, 2 main courses and a shared dessert. Service was excellent and the only reason we did not rate as a 5 star is the condiments with each of our meals were not to our liking. The Salmon and Beef that we had were excellent... More 

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Duncan, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Received a travelzoo coupon as a Christmas gift - absolutely amazing meal! I highly recommend the baked oyster sampler for your appy - its one of each and is $18. I had the pan seared cod and my boyfriend had the bouillabaisse - both were delicious. Crème brulee for dessert and I was too full to finish it! They had... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

What a wonderful place for a nice casual dinner!! The meal choices are excellent due to the menu which is just right. The choices are limited which means attention to quality in the meal is paramount. The portion sizes are just right and the flavours are delectable!!The ambiance is old Victoria yet comfortable. We will definitely return and would highly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$23
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?