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Rodney's Oyster House

1228 Hamilton St. Send to Phone
A bustling maritime-style oyster bar in Yaletown serves up good times and oysters.
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Lunch Mon.-Sat., Dinner nightly
Open late

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  • 4.5 star rating
4.5 rating over 2 reviews

Rodney's Oyster House Restaurant Review

: Oysters, oysters, oysters --- that sums up the featured menu item 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. The hottest seats in the joint are at the counter where you're guaranteed 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 or Manhattan chowder, or 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 or Atlantic lobster, halibut, or a juicy rib-eye steak. Wash it all down with a cold ale or a bottle of something sparkling --- possibly an oyster's best pairing, or the signature “Zydeco Stew” Caesar cocktail. Desserts include a Belgian chocolate mousse, vanilla cheesecake and banana crème brûlée. 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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