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Shrimp Cocktail

843 King St W, Oshawa, Ontario L1J 2L4, Canada (Vanier)
(905) 725-7500
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Ranked #21 of 298 restaurants in Oshawa
Price range: $25 - $100
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Vanier
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Vanier
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English first
oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Went here a few weeks ago with some girlfriends and was very impressed! If you love seafood you will want to go here for sure! The seating was spacious and the atmosphere was very clean and modern. They don't have a large menu but what they do have is superb. I had the lobster mac n cheese and the portion... More

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Pickering, Canada
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94 reviews 94 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We drove a fair distance to try this restaurant but did not realize they were hosting a wedding. As a result we were put into an upstairs room called the tower which is a far cry from their main dinning room. I always question it when restaurants chase more business by taking on special events in their main dinning room.... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

Wow did we ever feel special! The cozy Chef's Table is a relaxing delight from the moment you sit down. We had pre-booked a week ahead of our visit. We let the chef prepare his own unique creations for us along with wine pairing. The presentation and taste combinations of each plate was phenomenal--a real treat to the palate! The... More

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Scarborough
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014 via mobile

Went to Shrimp Cocktails for the first time and we were joined by another couple. The atmosphere was good but the restaurant was nearly empty. Service was prompt and friendly. It was a bit pricey so I was sure I would leave feeling I had overpaid for our meals. I was plesently surprised at the quality of the meal. Not... More

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Pickering, Ontario, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Went in tonight as a second option, as The Keg had a two hour wait.. We now wish we waited the two hours. We were seated right away when we arrived, but then waited 15 minutes to be introduced to our server and hear the specials. Ordered our drinks, I then ordered an app.. We we're need given water at... More

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oshawa
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Enjoyed a great meal earlier this year at Shrimp Cocktail so decided it would be a good option for your new years eve out. Great ambiance, nicely decorated but I think it mostly boiled down to our server. Not knowledgeable about their gluten free options so it was very uncomfortable for him to have to continue going back and forth... More

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Oshawa, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Went for a birthday meal and I wasn't very hungry and just had the shrimp bisque but it was awesome. The fresh bread was delicious and the bisque was very favourable a tasted homemade. Very good. Everyone else there ordered a main entrée and they all enjoyed them. My girlfriend a salad with chicken and said it was awesome as... More

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Toronto, Ontario
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Around 48 past staff members of Whitby General Hospital met at Shrimp Cocktail on Monday evening for our annual Christmas Dinner. Wow! The food was served efficiently, it was hot and so tasty. They made it look easy.

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Whitby, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

It's been several years since we were here last. There is a new owner who was one of the servers for about 20 years and bought the place when the original owner sold. Food here changes regularly according to season. Food was very good but I found that the seafood selection was not as extensive as I remembered it to... More

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Toronto
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94 reviews 94 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Visited Shrimp Cocktails recently and sat at the bar (used to go here few years ago and sat at bar and experienced wonderful flavoured foods) but not this time. We ordered a few of the bar appetizers. Kettle Shrimps - but they brought us Coconut Shrimp - small mistake we ate them and they were good. Kettle Scallops - this... More

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