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Laughing Oyster Restaurant

10052 Malaspina Rd | B.c., Powell River, British Columbia V8A 0G3, Canada
+1 604-483-9775
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
10052 Malaspina Rd | B.c., Powell River, British Columbia V8A 0G3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Laughing Oyster sits on Desolation Sound with amazing views. The way the restaurant is laid out, everyone gets a view. We were there on buffet night, and thought the seafood was fantastic. There was also a roast beef and a pork roast. The service...More

Thank jaimbach I
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked over from Okeover campground because we heard live music - and we were not disappointed. David (the owner) was playing tunes and we sang along and played a few as well. What a great time! The Laughing Oyster patio has a killer view,...More

Thank Annie R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Four of us visited on a Friday evening from our boats docked at nearby Lund Small Craft Harbour. The evening started with an interesting ride in a 1947 cab that spent most of its life in Philadelphia. Eccentric British cab driver in costume, full of...More

Thank ChrisandNick
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to the Laughing Oyster quite a few times and have enjoyed wonderful service, food and atmosphere. This time however, all three were lacking. My sister, myself and two cousins were prepared for quite a treat. A number of things made the experience...More

Thank Dayneswood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mother loves this place and wanted to take me out for a special dinner. We shared the calamari appetizer - it was cooked well with a nice light batter and tasty tzatsiki dip. For dinner I chose the Gunpowder shrimp - 8 medium sized...More

Thank Derek W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The dining is always excellent here. Have been to the Laughing Oyster numerous times and the food and service has always been excellent.

Thank Louis P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food, welcoming staff, stunning views, and we appreciated the local food and background singer songwriter.

Thank Tamsen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a 10 day drive along the BC Sunshine Coast. Being from CA Wine Country we've experienced some fantastic restaurants but our lunch here was nothing short of amazing. My husband had the special offering of crispy baked oysters and I had the...More

1  Thank not2woryluv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Epic view, fantastic food served with a friendly down to earth feel that makes you just want to sit there forever! We have been twice to this restaurant by boat and love the view, the remote uniqueness of the experience. Can't say enough good things...More

Thank KLPBrenda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visit this place every summer. There is the amazing okeover view from the outside deck that you can also watch your kids running and playing at the beautiful outside garden yard. The owner plays music with his band or other local musicians make customer...More

Thank candadayuko
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April 29, 2016|
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Response from happy101 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you should reserve for a group or they may not be able to accommodate you.. Go on line for the Laughing Oyster to ask for their prices. Buffets are good as well. Prices could be around $15 - $35 probably.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10052 Malaspina Rd | B.c., Powell River, British Columbia V8A 0G3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Powell River
  • Phone Number: +1 604-483-9775
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Casual elegant dining overlooking the sea and mountains, serving seafood, lamb, chicken, duck, beef, pork and vegetarian options. A Wednesday night " Steak and Seafood Buffet " and musical events.
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