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Rodney's Oyster House

1228 Hamilton St. Send to Phone
Slide into a seat at the oyster bar or a nearby table and join in the fun at this bustling maritime-style joint.

Lunch Mon.-Sat., Dinner nightly
Open late

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Rodney's Oyster House Restaurant Review

: Oysters are the feature at this always hopping Yaletown seafood spot housed in a restored century-old warehouse. Rodney’s shucks up to a dozen varieties of oysters daily, and they’re served raw on ice, pan-fried or baked “Rockerfellah” style. If you're seated at the counter, get ready for plenty of lively banter with the shuckers. Start with a dozen Pacific Northwesters and East Coasters oysters, then dive into hearty bowls of New England, Manhattan, corn or Slapjack chowder, or tuck into hefty servings of mussels or clams from the steamers. Although the motto here is “The lemon, the oyster, and your lips are all that’s required,” they won't hold your feet to the fire if you opt for local Dungeness crab, halibut, lobster poutine or a juicy rib-eye steak. Wash it all down with a cold Road Pop that runs the gauntlet of the familiar --- Corona, Stella Artois and Anchor Steam; or a signature Zydeco Stew Caesar cocktail or a bottle of bubbles, possibly an oyster's best pairing. Additionally, the wine list trots out sea-worthy selections from around the world. Desserts include a Belgian chocolate mousse, vanilla cheesecake and banana crème brûlée. Service is casual and friendly. Take advantage of the Low Tide menu between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to lighten the load on your wallet.


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