A Shucking Good Time: Vancouver’s Top Oyster Date Night Restaurants

If you're seeking delectable oysters served in settings ranging from vibrant and fun to intimately romantic, look no further than Vancouver. 
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If you’re seeking delectable oysters served in settings ranging from vibrant and fun to intimately romantic, look no further than Vancouver. This city is an oyster lover’s paradise, with a diverse array of restaurants tailored to create the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable date night!

Read below for the city’s top destinations for this luxurious aphrodisiac.

Harbour Oyster + Bar

Harbour Oyster + Bar is a culinary gem in Vancouver. This trendy eatery boasts a chic maritime-inspired interior, complete with exposed brick walls and nautical accents. However, it’s the oysters that truly steal the show here. The restaurant prides itself on serving some of the freshest in the city, sourced from local waters. Whether you prefer them raw, grilled, or dressed up with tantalizing toppings, Harbour Oyster + Bar has something to satisfy every palate.

Pair them with a selection from their impressive wine and cocktail list for an unforgettable date night experience.

Fanny Bay Oysters

For a taste of the Pacific Northwest’s oyster excellence, Fanny Bay Oysters is the go-to destination! This charming establishment offers a casual yet refined atmosphere that’s perfect for a laid-back date night. Fanny Bay Oysters takes pride in its commitment to sustainability and offers an array of varieties harvested from their own farm on Vancouver Island. Dive into a plate and savour the fresh, briny goodness that has made them famous.

Don’t forget to explore their daily specials and inventive dishes for a delightful twist on this seafood classic!


Situated in the lively Yaletown neighbourhood, this beloved seafood joint combines a lively, old-school vibe with top-notch oysters. The oyster bar is a centrepiece, showcasing a diverse selection of oysters from both the East and West Coasts, ensuring there’s something to please every palate. Whether you prefer them freshly shucked or prepared as delectable oyster Rockefeller, Rodney’s delivers on flavour and atmosphere. The friendly staff and extensive drink menu, including an impressive variety of craft beers, make it an ideal spot for a relaxed oyster date night.

Smitty’s Oyster House on Main Street

If you’re looking for a cozy and intimate setting for your oyster date night, Smitty’s Oyster House on Main Street is the perfect choice. This family-owned gem offers a warm and inviting atmosphere, with an extensive oyster menu. Smitty’s takes great pride in sourcing oysters from local waters. Their knowledgeable staff is always ready to guide you through the oyster selection! If you’re new to oysters, they’re more than happy to offer tasting tips and recommendations. The charming ambiance and exceptional oysters at Smitty’s make it a fantastic destination for a romantic evening!

Alternatively, if you’re looking for a charcuterie date night in the city, check out some of these top spots to grab one of these delicious boards.

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