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Shrimp Cocktail

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Canadian, Seafood
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843 King St W, Oshawa, Ontario L1J 2L4, Canada
+1 905-725-7500
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Pickering, Canada
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having heard many glowing reviews of Shrimp Cocktail over the years we decided to dine here for our recent anniversary. We didn't have any difficulty reserving a table for a Saturday evening. We were seated promptly, offered drinks and water was brought quickly. As it was our first visit we took some time perusing the dinner and wine menus. A... More 

Thank thebuks
Oshawa, Canada
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I was at a wedding recently held at someone's home and I knew the food would be delicious because shrimp cocktail was catering. However the service at this wedding was fantastic. The ratio of guests to servers was approx. 1to6. The servers were so accommodating. I would not hesitate to recommend shrimp cocktail for any party . Constance

Thank Constance M
Toronto, Ontario.
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Went to Shrimp Cocktail June 13th for our sons wedding rehearsal dinner. Wanda greeted us as soon as we arrived and seated us upstairs. Everything was set up as requested and the party started. Drink service for 18 began right away followed by apps, salads, main course and then dessert. Everyone enjoyed their meal choice, food was served piping hot... More 

Thank RoundLakeRebel
Halifax, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I will be in the Whitby/Oshawa in august and I can't wait to go back to Shrimp Cocktail. The food is always impeccably prepared, delicious and fresh. The atmosphere at Shrimp is welcoming and relaxed. Wanda and her team give the best service! Each time I'm there I feel like the most important customer in building. I can see from... More 

Thank Paula M
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

lovely food, well cooked, great ambience. pricey for area but would go back again. Not sure what else to say.

Thank Andrea A
Whitby, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

I have been to Shrimp Cocktail more then once and every time I go it just continuously gets better. Tonight we went for a special celebration and right from the minute we walked in our server Curtis treated us like we were the only people that mattered in the whole restaurant. He is spectacular! The food, the wine, the atmosphere... More 

Thank Dionne A
Oshawa, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Then Shrimp Cocktail is for you. The atmosphere is spectacular whether you are there on business or an intimate dinner. Menu is always fresh and you never leave hungry or disappointed.

Thank Erica S
Ajax, Canada
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I have been going to Shrimp Cocktail for over 20 years and never been disappointed either with food or service. Well, It costs money to sit in a restaurant, have drinks and eat and the prices at this restaurant are very much in line with others. I just came back from Porto in Portugal and lunch there used to cost... More 

Thank Paul B
Oshawa, Canada
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

My daughter and I went her for lunch. They handed us dinner menus and said this was also lunch...wow! that's a VERY expensive lunch! 100.00 it would have cost 2 of us....I would compare this to the Keg price wise. Needless to say we left right away

1 Thank Cathy R
Whitby, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

serene, almost cocktail/blues atmosphere, usually inhabited by local business people. Service is always quick, options are above grade, lovely presentation, reasonably priced, and will always help to impress your impeccable taste in restaurants when you invite colleagues from out of town. Love the classic menu options and homemade fresh bread at table. A Hit always.

Thank nicki42678

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$19 - $76
Canadian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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
Casual fine dining. Steakhouse, Seafood , pasta. Fresh ingrediants. House made stocks, dressings and sauces. Dietary restriction friendly.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?