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Shrimp Cocktail

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843 King St W, Oshawa, Ontario L1J 2L4, Canada
+1 905-725-7500
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Casual fine dining. Steakhouse, Seafood , pasta. Fresh ingrediants. House...
Casual fine dining. Steakhouse, Seafood , pasta. Fresh ingrediants. House made stocks, dressings and sauces. Dietary restriction friendly.
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  • 31
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  • 28
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of the best in Oshawa

Excellent food, great staff, perfect for a couple celebrating an occasion. Been in same location for many years and improves with time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Oshawa, Canada
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Whitby, Canada
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We recently chose Shrimp Cocktail as the place to celebrate our daughter's birthday. Birthday celebrations are important to us and we like to find a place where everyone can enjoy themselves and have a good time. Shrimp Cocktail was an excellent choice. The atmosphere was great. Nice quiet music, with excellent seating arrangements. Our waiter was very pleasant and knowledgeable.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

A regular haunt of ours we were there again on Saturday afternoon enjoying the patio with no one else around. Great oysters and appetizers paired with a nice beer. They are always ready to make changes to the meal to suit your preference or need.

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Oshawa, Canada
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36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

My wife and I have been here twice. The first time we ordered seafood and we had a bad experience- did not enjoy the food. The second time we stuck to the steak and pasta and had a great service and great food. It is very expensive for what you get and for that reason we can't afford to eat... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Excellent food, great staff, perfect for a couple celebrating an occasion. Been in same location for many years and improves with time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I have been to Shrimp Coctail for many, many years and have always had a great meal. Their atmosphere is great and their service is even better. I would recommend the escargot since its simply amazing! Looking forward to my next visit.

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Oshawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Went here twice and had the lamb shank and risotto both times.. AMAZING. lamb just falls off and the risotto is sooooo good. Will be back again.

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Whitby, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Shrimp Cocktail was a regular haunt for us many years ago. We were pleasantly surprised by how lovely it looked and with the service. A large party was beside us and their order went in first which meant a bit of a wait but we were in no rush. The spicy Caesar with a shrimp on the rim was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

We went for a family birthday dinner. The service was very fast and friendly! Amazing food that is unlike anywhere else I've been. The prices are definitely worth it! The homemade hot sauce is the absolute best hot sauce I've ever had! I've tried many but this, this is so flavourful, sweet, and very spicy, so perfect! They also made... More 

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Newcastle, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I took my Mother to the Shrimp Cocktail Restaurant for her birthday because my wife and I were there earlier in the year and had a decent experience. Wrong move, first off we were ignored when we walked in and they were not even busy. The cook, bartender and waiter seemed to be engaged in some type of pow wow... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I have been to this location many times and each time I enjoy my meal but am always blown away by the lack of warmth from the wait staff. I believe I have had the female owner serve me a few times and she makes you feel unwelcome. Too bad, because they do a nice salmon.

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Additional Information about Shrimp Cocktail

Address: 843 King St W, Oshawa, Ontario L1J 2L4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 905-725-7500
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Oshawa>  > Vanier
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 80
Cuisine: Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 843 King St W, Oshawa, Ontario L1J 2L4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Oshawa>  > Vanier
  • Neighborhood: Vanier
  • Phone Number: +1 905-725-7500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 80
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

Casual fine dining. Steakhouse, Seafood , pasta. Fresh ingrediants. House made stocks, dressings and sauces. Dietary restriction friendly.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?