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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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“oysters” (157 reviews)
“chowder” (9 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
872 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1G3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Oyster Boy on a Friday evening with a friend during TIFF. We were greeted by a cheerful and friendly waitress and managed to get a table straight away without a reservation. I tried an assortment of Oysters, which were lovely, followed by...More

Thank Victor_dacunha
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Terrific spot for raw oysters, and also wonderful seafood chowder. The shucker was very friendly and provided some great travel tips for family outings in Toronto. Did a bit of research and learned this place was highly rated, and it did not disappoint. Interesting side...More

Thank FairallBaltimore
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the oysters and the service. We really wanted to love this restaurant after reading all the reviews, but the rest of the food was nothing to brag about. Chowder was one of the worst we had. Lobster macaroni and cheese were.... macaroni and...More

Thank Shtirlits
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

If you love oysters, this place is a must. It is only a tiny little place adding to the place. Today they have 8 oyster varieties, this excludes the size options. The oysters are chucked on order and are delicious The service is always great....More

Thank Jay_trip69
Reviewed July 9, 2018

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 July 4, 2018 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 July 2, 2018

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 June 28, 2018

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 June 22, 2018 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 June 22, 2018

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
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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
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Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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