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“Oysters are divine”
Review of Oyster Boy

Oyster Boy
Ranked #204 of 8,946 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Queen Street and West Queen West
Reviewed September 7, 2012

Truly excellent shucking... very fresh and delicious, and a varied oyster selection. Five of us had 30! Tacos, halibut, fish and chips, cobb salad, clams and fish cakes were all equally enjoyed. The wine list is short but suitable although they were out of the Chablis (the only one on the list). Casual atmosphere, friendly service, tastefully done. A busy evening made our service a little slow but staff were apologetic and aware. Very nice that they were available for reservations Labour Day Monday when so many restaurants are closed in Toronto on that holiday.

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Reviewed August 13, 2012

We really enjoyed this funky restaurant on Queen St. There were different kinds of oysters which were all delicious and beautifully prepared with horse radish and a variety of sauces. The menu items were all flavourful and a little different. Try the fish tacos, cobb salad and chowder. The price point was also excellent!

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Thank Christopher T
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Reviewed August 13, 2012

Absolutely delicious food! Royal oysters are die for! Very fresh and testy. Reasonable prices. Fast service and friendly waitresses make cosy atmosphere. My honestly recommendation to visit this restaurant, it's worth it. I will be back...

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Thank Tati1973
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Reviewed August 9, 2012

Compare this to the corporate Rodneys - and my fave is clear - Oyster Boy.
Streetcar ride along Queen from our former Toronto home, the thought of fresh seafood, creamy chowder and those naughty fries will always make your mouth water.

It's a tight sqeeze, and if you don't like stools at the tables, then you'll have to work out another way to enjoy those delish oysters.

It's a personal place, the servers go out their way in our experience - if you engage them - and it's worth the effort.

If I ever go back to Toronto - this place will be on the list!

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Thank IanCar
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Reviewed June 23, 2012

I love this place and can't wait to come back for more. Very friendly and cosy environment. It's like a neighbourhood pub serving great fresh seafood. We had oysters, mussels, fish etc etc. The seafood pasta is one of the best pasta i have had. Best if you come in a group so that you can try many items on their menu. I wish i had discovered this place earlier!

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Thank Ada123456
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