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Diana's Oyster Bar & Grill

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Scarborough
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2105 Lawrence Ave E, Toronto, Ontario M1R 2Z4, Canada
+1 416-288-1588
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Ajax
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food size shrank (risotto) and only 1 fried oyster instead of 2. Dish shrank compared to a few months ago. Service was bad. Waiter does not ask how the food was. Does not refill water and only came by to ask if we want dessert. Another waitress come by and drops the dirty fork on my wife's clothing. Not friendly... More 

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Thank Michael K
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the middle of our dinner we were asked to move to another table..yes...we could have refused but we did not..The management could have given us a little reward for moving

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Thank Jennifer S
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207 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, such as lovely seafood, and even they have a seafood market in the back of the resturant, the oysters are great, the starter plater is wow, the octopus is lovely. The main courses are excellent, seafood Roseto is something out of here. You need to try the food here.

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1 Thank Talotunisi
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63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was told about this restaurant by a friend and went at her urging. I am not sure that I would go out of my way to go here. Meal was fresh and well prepared, but the service lacked personality or care. If you are in the area its worth a stop, but not worth the drive if you are... More 

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Thank TravelingPapaya
DianasOysterBar, Public Relations Manager at Diana's Oyster Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Hi TravelingPapaya, We thank you for your feed back. I am sorry to hear about your negative experience regarding our service, we always aim to go above and beyond for our customers. I have notified our management team of the situation and one of our representatives will reach out to you to see how we can make your next visit... More 

Pickering
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I will preface my review by stating that we always buy our fresh seafood from the store (located in the building behind the restaurant for those that don't know) since it is TOP quality. We have dined in the restaurant since it's opening, however, our most recent visit will probably be our last. The food IS good but the service... More 

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Thank Nancy R
DianasOysterBar, Public Relations Manager at Diana's Oyster Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Hi Nancy, We really appreciate your feedback and long standing business at Diana's. We are sorry you had a negative experience with one of our servers. We have informed our management team and they will reach out to you directly in the hopes of resolving this matter and making your next experience a positive one. More 

Burlington, Canada
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304 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Looking like a typical strip-mall family restaurant we went with our young grand-children for dinner. They were very accommodating with highchairs and attention for the little ones. The menu, at first glance, appeared to be a bit pricey but the food quality and preparation were on point. For appetizers, we chose fresh oysters on the half shell, for which they... More 

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Thank DrillerBurlington
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

It is our family best restaurant, we enjoyed the all kind of fresh oysters and the great services they have .

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Thank Haytham A
Pickering, Ontario
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The food is extremely overpriced and low quality. You walk in and it smells like a fish market, which would be fine if we got good quality food. The fish portions were small, too oily and not appetizing. The service was mediocre to poor. Our meals had just been brought when we were handed the bill. We confronted the server... More 

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Thank An N
TORONTO
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I'll keep this short. I buy most of my seafood at Dianas. Love the quality, freshness, selection etc. These same traits appear at the restaurant as well. Food quality is exceptional My issue is the atmosphere. For the pricing ( yes it's seafood i get it), I feel I should get more than a tired view of the parking lot... More 

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Thank GRIMACE
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Had a family get together. The service and the dishes were excellent. Very imaginative cook . Only downside is we all had head aches the next day with the red wine. This is a pity as we all enjoyed the food.

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Thank susheela r

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2105 Lawrence Ave E, Toronto, Ontario M1R 2Z4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Scarborough
  • Neighbourhood: Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +1 416-288-1588

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Scarborough
Situated astride Lake Ontario, Scarborough is a district heavily influenced by immigration. With a number of low-rent shopping and dining options making it a highly affordable part of town, and boasting one of Toronto's largest shopping malls, the otherwise green suburban neighborhood is a good place to go for bargains and discounts. It also draws in photographers. The spires, archways, and cavernous rooms of the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Palace are filled with breathtaking art, architecture, and detailed reliefs – it’s like entering a different world, The ruins of columns and installation art at the Guild Inn makes a free-for-all exploration site, while the big-name draw for young photographers is the menagerie at the Toronto Zoo. While many visitors shirk Scarborough as too suburban, its houses are some of Toronto's most mystical and haunting architectural beauties. And for adventure lovers, it has river-rafting and some unique hiking trails.
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