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9 places for buck-a-shuck oysters in Vancouver

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Jess Fleming Jun 22, 2016 2:00 am

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, Vancouver is blessed with some of the freshest oysters around, thanks in large part to the city’s close proximity to salt-laden waterways.

Oysters may be an acquired taste, but for those in Vancouver who simply can’t get enough of these salty, succulent, culinary pleasures there are a stack of restaurants across the city offering daily deals guaranteed to sate any oyster craving, for only a buck apiece. Now that’s a wallet friendly deal.

Find buck-a-shuck oysters at the following Vancouver restaurants:

Joe Fortes

Photo courtesy Joe Fortes

Photo courtesy Joe Fortes

This beloved Vancouver institution serves up fresh buck-a-shuck oysters everyday, available during the restaurant’s Happy Hour from 4 to 6 pm.

Address: 777 Thurlow Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-669-1940
Twitter: @JoeFortesVan

Chewies Steam & Oyster Bar

Whether they’re steamed, stewed, or served nude, Chewies always has a wide range of fresh oysters on offer, from both the West and East Coasts. Thrifty diners looking for a great deal, should make a point to hit up Chewies’ Happy Hour, which is served daily from 3 to 6 pm and features buck-a-shuck BC Beach Oysters.

Address: 110 – 1055 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-620-7634

Address: 2201 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-558-4448

Twitter: @ChewiesOysters

The Fish Shack

Photo courtesy Glowbal Restaurant Group

Photo courtesy Glowbal Restaurant Group

With a wide variety of West Coast and East Coast oysters, this nautical-themed restaurant on Granville Street offers buck-a-shuck oysters. Grab the restaurant’s $1 feature oyster, available all day, seven days a week.

Address: 1026 Granville Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-678-1049
Twitter: @Glowbal_Group

UPDATE 07/25/16: Buck-a-shuck has recently been removed from The Fish Shack’s promotions list.

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

Located within the Sutton Place hotel, Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar offers buck-a-shuck oysters with shallot mignonette and fresh horseradish during their Happy Hour, which takes place daily from 3 to 6 pm.

Address: 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-642-2900
Twitter: @blvdyvr

Merchant’s Oyster Bar

Known for shucking oysters at competition speed, Merchant’s Oysters Bar offers buck-a-shuck oysters on Mondays from 2 pm to close, and at weekend brunch from 11 am to 2:30 pm. There is a slight catch with Merchant’s buck-a-shuck oysters, customers must order an appetizer or a main to receive this deal.

Address: 1590 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Phone: 604-258-0005
Twitter: @MerchantsVan

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LIFT Bar & Grill

Situated on the waters of Vancouver Harbour, LIFT Bar & Grill offers diners stunning costal views as well as a range of fresh seafood focused selections, including buck-a-shuck West Coast oysters. Available seven days a week from 3 to 6 pm (at the bar only), LIFT Bar & Grill’s buck-a-shuck oysters are served on shaved ice, on the half shell with a raspberry mignonette, traditional cocktail sauce, and Siracha sauce.

Address: 333 Menchions Mews, Vancouver
Phone: 604-689-5438
Twitter: @liftbarandgrill

Bao Down Gastropub + Raw Bar

Bao Down Gastropub offers buck-a-shuck BC oysters for their Happy Hours on Thursday and Friday from 4 to 6 pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 3 to 6 pm. Bao Down also offers buck-a-shuck oysters from 4 pm to close on Monday to Wednesday. Oysters served up for buck-a-shuck are of the Sawmill Bay, Fanny Bay, Royal Miyagi, and Golden Mantles varieties.

Address: 115 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-620-5226
Twitter: @baodowngastro

Mahony & Sons – Stamps Landing

Right on False Creek Mahony & Sons offers buck-a-shuck oysters on Monday through to Thursday from 3 to 6 pm. This casual Irish pub is currently carrying Sawmill Bay shellfish, which are sourced from Read Island and Sawmill Bay.

Address: 601 Stamps Landing, Vancouver
Phone: 604-876-0234
Twitter: @MahonyAndSons 

Pearl Bistro & Oyster Bar

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Get shucked for a buck at Pearl Bistro & Oyster Bar. This White Rock eatery offers buck-a-shuck Chef’s choice oysters from 4 to 6 pm daily.

Address: 14955 Marine Drive, White Rock
Phone: 604-542-1064
Twitter: @Pearl_OysterBar


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Jess Fleming
Jess is a former Staff Writer at Daily Hive. Originally from Sydney, she obsesses over where to eat and drink and writes about adventures near and far.

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