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Rodney's Oyster House

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
405-1228 Hamilton St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6L2, Canada
+1 604-609-0080
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“oysters” (467 reviews)
“chowder” (57 reviews)
“fish stew” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM Hours
Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
405-1228 Hamilton St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6L2, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To begin I have never written a negative review on trip advisor about a restaurant or hotel. I have travelled internationally and have had the privilege to dine in some of the world's finest restaurants. However, I feel compelled to write this review so others...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mmctrip
IanD3012, General Manager at Rodney's Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Ahoy, we do apologize for what seems to be indifferent and casual service. We will address our service standards moving forward. Due to the weather , high tides, and Holidays we were unfortunately left short of some of our favourite items. Any shellfish ( oysters,...More

Reviewed December 12, 2018

The Hamilton Street location is a hopping, busy place. Reservations recommended. It is a small place and the tables are small. If you love oysters, clams, mussels, shrimp, this is the place to go. Try the ocean salad...yummy for 2 people. My favorite is the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ingrid S
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

atmosphere... All ruined by the manager asking us to leave so that he can improve the turnover and revenue. He Left a postit note on the bar by us for for the “parking fee” he wanted to charge us. He complained that I was not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Danhuhaw2
Reviewed November 19, 2018

The restaurant is in the hart of Yeletown ,we have a good lunch to day , my friend she love the place , the ambiance and the atmosphere is very unique , noise and not very comfortable and relax chairs , not a place for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Wicked atmosphere for business or any occasion. Great seafood selection. Lobster sandwich is outrageous!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank marksV254CM
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

I’ve frequented a lot of oyster restaurants in my day and I don’t recall one of them not having a separate oyster menu describing the size and origin. For a place that has the words “oyster house” in its name, I’d expect to see more...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank azo49008
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

Well we always like to have an afternoon to evening of oysters and all the other great eats here anytime of the day, week, month. You get it ..... ALWAYS, THE BEST Are THE FRESHest, SEXIEST AND ALWAYS DELICIOUS OYSTERS. The other best are the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SassGen
Reviewed November 13, 2018

We came during happy hour and sat by the bar. We were able to see the waiters prepare the dishes up close which was quite entertaining. The oysters were really good and fresh, the mussels were also great. Service was excellent - our server took...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gitay_g
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend Rodney’s for the yummy raw oysters, huge scallops and “to die for” shrimp...not to mention the mussels, lobster rolls, and fried oysters. ( I could go on, as we ordered everything on the appy menu!) Our server was good- super friendly- and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Wannabeinthesun
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Happy hour with friends provided (relatively) inexpensive drinks, oysters and other bites. Our oysters were good, as were the lobster rolls (though there was WAY more roll than lobster). Coconut fried shrimp was tasty, the garlic shrimp ok. House white BC wine was fine. Service...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mjmccoymd
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May 24, 2018|
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Response from David E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have no idea. Why not give them a call?
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Response from traveller32canada | Reviewed this property |
No it’s not really gluten-free friendly or veggie friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405-1228 Hamilton St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6L2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-609-0080
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