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Smitty's Oyster House

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
643 School Rd., Gibsons, British Columbia V0N 1V0, Canada
+1 604-886-4665
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (75 reviews)
“fritters” (4 reviews)
“lime prawns” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, Canadian
$$ - $$$
643 School Rd., Gibsons, British Columbia V0N 1V0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm hesitant to write a good review for Smitty's as it is already hard to get in unless you have a reservation but suffice it to say ...I love this place! So fun! Not for everyone. The music is loud, the waiters and oyster shuckers...More

Thank Colleen56_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As other reviews point out, the staff here are rude and impatient, beyond belief actually! The oysters are average, not exactly fresh and although they grated the horseradish fresh it didn't seem to have much of a kick to it! The salmon cakes however were...More

Thank s_hearsum90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Apparently this place is all about the tips or accidental lack thereof as my visiting friend discovered. Server brashly pointed out to my friend that he undertipped her instead of selecting the default 20% gratuity option. Definitely not worth a 20% premium for such dubious...More

Thank sksuh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

as stated above the food was good,but, it was extremely noisy from the piped in music at such an annoying level,you could not carry on a conversation, when requested to turn it down they did,for 2 minutes and then cranked it back up again. both...More

Thank montyf881
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Do Not Sit Yourself This place was busy. They did well in crowd control. The food was pricey and tasty. The chap who shucks rock oysters knelt down, tied both his shoelaces, touched his hands on the floor, then scratched his backside (without washing his...More

Thank TequilaVancouver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to eat seafood and have an excellent dining experience, we would highly recommend "Smitty's! Sit outside on the wharf, inside at the bar or your own table and munch down on crab, salmon, cod, mussels, oysters, scallops and more! You can't be...More

Thank Chardy46
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Every time we come to the coast we have to stop at Smitty's. The food is fantastic, best fresh oysters around! Love sitting on the patio (the long table is different and fun) and take in the beautiful view.

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 15 July 2017

great food, fresh oysters, drinks and superb atmosphere right on the dock! Highly recommend a visit.

Reviewed 9 July 2017

There is a lot choice in Gibson's but none were as busy as Smittys, with good reason, really good food good local beer and good atmosphere outside. It did get cool late evening, and inside was too noisey for us but overlooking the Landing harbour...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Family style picnic table out front, a get know your neighbour and split food and beer jugs kind of a table. I love meeting new people so my kind of table. Inside the style continues with a bar where the oysters are shucked right in...More

Thank Steve A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 643 School Rd., Gibsons, British Columbia V0N 1V0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Gibsons
  • Phone Number: +1 604-886-4665
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