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Rodney's Oyster House

405-1228 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6L2, Canada (Downtown)
604-609-0080
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Ranked #26 of 2,809 restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Oyster Bar
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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San Francisco, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

If you love oysters, go here for happy hour. we ate so many I lost track, and the beers are generously served. Very nice hostest and server.

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Los Angeles, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We had a Saturday lunch and it was about 3/4 full. Rodney's is loud, but not in a bad way...more in a jovial way. If you like oysters, this is the place to be. When we went they were featuring 13 different kinds. We had fish tacos which were disappointing. The shrimp was battered and deep fried and the tacos... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I came here for a dinner date. I found the staff to be friendly and genuine. The vodka cran I had was good, not too strong. We ordered a dozen oysters, pasta with scallops, and a steamer of mussels. The oysters were definitely the best. They were assorted, juicy, nice size, tender, flavorful. I really like that they served it... More

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San Diego
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Only had time there for a couple rounds of fresh oysters, but I wish we had planned longer there. Could have eaten there all day. Good beer selection and a large list of fresh and prepared oysters. Staff was younger and very enthusiastic. They also have a large selection of hot sauces for your raw oysters. Definitely will go again... More

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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We looked hard for a place in gas town area that we could get some good oysters and beer from. This place delivered. The staff was awesome too. Loved the T shirts. Fun place for sure.

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Tyler, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

As advertised!....Excellent food, wait staff and ambiance. And not just for the oysters. Other offerings were first rate as well!

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kent
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Oysters very good, service by pretentious slow waiters, not very knowledgeable of fish. Lobster over cooked, reasonable taste, but very rubbery, not good if you have dentures. It would be nice to have ALL proper tools to break lobster shells and not have to ask for them. We suggest better quality nut crackers to replace small flimsy old existing. It... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We were in Vancouver for a couple of days before our cruise to Alaska, visiting from Cleveland. This place cam highly recommended from a local and did not disappoint. The fish stew was outstanding and the oysters were fabulous.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

What a great place. Fun atmosphere, the waiters were great and the oysters and mussels delicious. Really enjoyed!!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My business colleague and I caught two happy hour dinners at Rodney's in a row. Each night we started off with the oysters special that came with freshly ground mild horseradish and 5 terrific sauces. This was followed by steamed mussels, steamed clams, and fried oysters. The non-raw seafood was perfectly cooked and accompanied by a great beer selection and... More

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