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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” (148 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
872 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1G3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love coming here for date night. The food is always delicious, the service is friendly and they know their oysters. The oysters are fresh, succulent and simply delicious. The Best place in town to eat oysters. The rest of the menu is also scrumptious....More

Thank mrn74wood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was taken to Oyster Boy my friends of mine who are locals in the area (and native Torontonians). it's definitely a locals place, and I loved the energy here. It's small, and fills up quickly, and it's loud, but that's part of its charm....More

Thank The Cake Guy N
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Staff is very knowledgeable and helpful about oysters. Always a great selection available. It is small so make a reservation.

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 15 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 18 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 11 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 10 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 27 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 23 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
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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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  • Value
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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