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Big Daddy'S Crab Shack And Oyster Bar - CLOSED

212 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5H 1K5, Canada
+1 416-599-5200
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Mar 16, 2016
“Best place in toronto”
Oct 7, 2015
“oysters”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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212 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5H 1K5, Canada
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161 - 170 of 249 reviews

Reviewed May 16, 2012

I like this restaurant , we normally go there for office lunches etc. i like the appetizer with crab cakes in a sauce. staff is friendly and good place to sit .

Thank JASHFAQ
Reviewed May 9, 2012

I booked a table at this restaurant at just before Christmas as part of my present to my parents - dinner and a show. I had picked this restaurant because me and my Dad had visited the one in Ottawa a few years ago and...More

Thank BackAgain05
Reviewed April 21, 2012

Food and service rate a 6 star . Four of us and each wanted a different variation of menu entrees. No problem! service was pleasant and prompt. Recommend seafood fondue appetizer. Also popcorn shrimp and calamari were large appetizers and well prepared. Bronzed (blackened) catfish,...More

Thank KMHonest
Reviewed April 16, 2012

I was very excited to be trying Big Daddy's as I had read about it online and thought it sounded fantastic. While reading about Cajun restaurants in Toronto I noticed the "other" Cajun restaurant mentioned they were not accessible which ruled it out as my...More

1  Thank Maggie J
Reviewed April 14, 2012

The style was in the New Orleans style, great portions and fun digging in

Thank Murray C
Reviewed April 14, 2012

Well, you won't think you're in New Orleans but the food is still pretty good. Lunch runs around the $12-15 range so you won't be broke after eating here either. Supper is more expensive, though. Recently, I had the Seafood Creole Stew for lunch (for...More

Thank phladun
Reviewed April 10, 2012

We ordered the Big Daddy Boil and after about 30 min of waiting for it, the potatoes were raw, the mussels over cooked, the crab NOT fresh, and it was carelessly tossed together. The grilled calamari was so small in portion, and the tomato sauce...More

Thank Tina B
Reviewed April 8, 2012

great food, great service. The waitress was very friendly, the food came quickly and very fresh.

Thank RicoandRoma
Reviewed April 2, 2012

Me and my family have come her for my parents anniversary a few times now and it is just amazing! The staff is great, the food is the best, and the location is great!

Thank upperclass1998
Reviewed March 29, 2012

Molson on tap. Had the dozen fresh oyster sampler and some crab cakes. Top notch. I was by myself and ate at the bar. The staff made me feel welcome. Total tab, 12 oysters, a small plate crab cake order, one beer plus tip ~$50....More

Thank TadChicagoland
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5H 1K5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighborhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-599-5200
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