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ferris' oyster bar and grill

) #15 of 918 Restaurants in Victoria $$ - $$$ , Seafood,
536 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1K8, Canada
+1 250-360-1824
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“baked oysters” (61 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (36 reviews)
“seafood” (89 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
536 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1K8, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Only if you want to throw your mony... Poor service. Dont go there ever!!!! You dont get what you order but what they like to give you

Thank stzilber
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was suggested by a local (an immigration officer) and we couldn't have been more pleased. From the crab and smoked salmon dip appetizer to the clams in a coconut curry, the wild salmon sandwich (one of the best ever) to the chicken soup...More

2  Thank paulru3207
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was in town off of a cruise ship for a work trip event. I asked someone local what restaurant they recommended and they pointed us in the direction of Ferris' Oyster Bar and Grill. Was told this is more of a local place; and...More

1  Thank leoclab
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food. Service has a little to be desired. Our server was not friendly at all. Very short even when asked a question about the menu but the food you can't beat!

1  Thank mw-Seattle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While on vacation we stopped by to have a drink. The restaurant is very nice and the patio a great place to watch the inner workings of the Harbor. One of the drinks was a small bottle of beer in a glass with Bloody Mary...More

1  Thank Janet S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had deep fried oysters that were great. My wife had pan sauteed oysters that were outstanding. We shared back and forth so I tried both. To bad we don't do raw oysters. I bet they are wonderful also. The table next to us had...More

1  Thank Anthony T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for a last bite before catching the ferry back to the mainland. Got here literally just as they opened and we got seated in the back patio. We shared two orders of oysters and a "small" plate of fries. Too much food. I...More

1  Thank Ee-JinL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service. First time dining upstairs. Had a selection of food and everything was fantastic. Well cooked and well seasoned. Dessert selection is small and could use 2 additional selections. Good choice of drinks and very good service. Highly recommend. This place won't...More

1  Thank Timz06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Someone told us to eat in the Grill and Patio Garden portion, so we did that. It was a cute patio that fit 6 of us comfortably. We ordered fries for the table. Then a few of us got main plates that included fries (I...More

1  Thank vanillachalk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at the Ferris Oyster Bar & Grill twice. The first night we stopped by for Buck a Shuck oysters and $4 beers. The freshness and size of the oysters led us back there a few nights later for the baked oysters. We started...More

Thank DMWoods
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Questions & Answers
21 May 2017|
Response from Kewarner | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was.
5 July 2016|
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Response from Norrtravellers | Reviewed this property |
Yes- Buck a shuck= Mon - Friday 3to 5 pm.
6 May 2016|
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Response from Geoff F | Reviewed this property |
They serve octopus, clams and mussels, but did not see scallops. I believe that try to get all of their seafood locally sourced. Try the octopus, it looked wonderful!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 536 Yates St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1K8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-360-1824
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Three restaurants in one location; the more casual downstairs Grill, serving burgers seafood & pastas, the upstairs Oysterbar serving local seafood & steaks with a Mediterranean flare, and the next door Perro Negro, serving Spanish tapas.
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