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  • Atmosphere: 3.2/5
  • Food: 4/5
  • Service: 3/5
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Restaurantica12
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Don't go for a wide range of menu items but do go...

Don't go for a wide range of menu items but do go for some of the best oysters in the city. Licensed with beer and wine only.

Atmosphere: 3/5
Food: 4/5
Service: 3/5
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Restaurantica12
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One of my Favs

Ive been going to rodneys for several years. In my opinion you can't get a better oyster west of PEI than at rodneys. They're always fresh and professionally shucked. Im reading reviews that mention poor service, but have never experienced that myself, always average to great. I highly recommend for the seafood lover. If you or your dining partner isnt into seafood, definitley not the spot for you.

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 4/5
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Food was good, but service ranged from...

Food was good, but service ranged from non-existant to very rude. At some restaurants you can get away with that; this is definitely not one of them. Now that I have been looking around at reviews online, it seems that a lot of people have had this experience. People should vote with their feet and stop going to this place.

Atmosphere: 2/5
Food: 3/5
Service: 1/5
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May 24, 2017

My boyfriend and I had an amazing experience and will definitely be back in the future!! Beat oysters and lobster roll I've ever had 😍

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 21, 2017

Exceptional seafood! I always come a few times during soft shell crab season and this time did not disappoint.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 17, 2017

Our waitress, Gloria, was very friendly and efficient.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 16, 2017

Always great food, always great service.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 16, 2017

It was our first time to Rodney's and it certainly won't be our last!!! We had Oysters from NB, PEI, BC & Maryland and they were outstanding but preferred the NB & PEI followed by a bowl of Clam Chowder and then a full Lobster (which Ian & Ryan brought to our table to show it to us alive) and sea scallops. Our meal was amazing and Ian & Ryan were our fabulous servers. We absolutely enjoyed it and will be back very soon. Well done!!!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 16, 2017

I was taking my mom out for a belated Mother's Day and we sat at the bar. Chris was shucking oysters where we were sitting and he was absolutely amazing. I was genuinely impressed with the service (his knowledge) and the quality of food. Everyone we interacted with that night was fantastic.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 14, 2017

Great every time. Have been here several times before and evey experience is fantastic.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 15, 2017

All the food was exceptional (Tuna Tartar was best I have ever had!), but the halibut over cooked and over seasoned. Otherwise a great dinning experience, server was exceptional, attentive and friendly and make great oyster suggestions. You can't wrong with Rodney's!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

May 13, 2017

Great night out with friends, we loved the service, atmosphere and the food was yummy!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 14, 2017

I generally enjoy the food at Rodney's very much. But I found the softshell crab special not very good - texture of wet cardboard. The other dishes were good and service was excellent.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 5/5

May 9, 2017

Matt our server was awesome. Friendly, knowledgeable and all round good guy.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 9, 2017

Love Rodney's! Not my first time, it always costs a little more than you want it to, but it's always worth it. Excellent selection of oysters, lobster, crab etc. Our server Chris went out of his way to use all our names every time he addressed us. Service was excellent.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 8, 2017

Pretty good lobster roll, sides not that good, not a good Caesar (alcoholic beverage), ok beer selection.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 4/5

May 7, 2017

Fantastic food and service, as always. Looking forward to our next visit!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 7, 2017

Great way to try oysters. Not all in Party loved but that's not the restaurants fault Great crab and scallops and casual atmosphere and good service

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 6, 2017

great food ,great value excellent friendly service

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 6, 2017

Great for tourist but old and not as interesting as the other restaurants in the surrounding neighbourhood. Need to decide if it's an institution like Old Spaghetti Factory and cater to non locals or stay relevant and update and be a local hangout. Oysters were great.

Ambiance: 1/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 3/5

May 6, 2017

Great night with excellent food and service.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 7, 2017

My family has been going to Rodney's for over twenty years and is the annual tradition to be there in April. Food is always good and we will keep coming back.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 4/5

May 5, 2017

The whole fish is to die for and the servers are very attentive ❤️

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 3, 2017

Great food and service, but a little pricey! I would come back for sure, but only for a special occasion.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 2, 2017

Great restaurant. Oyster is very fresh and lots of varieties. Delicious food. Service is very good.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

April 30, 2017

One of my favourites.. best oysters anywhere

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 4/5

April 30, 2017

We enjoyed the Tuna Tartare, the soup of the day, and the oysters. Most of the menu was exceptional! However, the pasta with Scallops was a major disappointment. For $26 I was expecting more with the scallops and better quality pasta. Will visit again for the oysters, soup and tartare, but will skip the pasta.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

April 29, 2017

Great food, decent service and atmosphere. Definitely one of the best seafood you can find in Toronto!

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 4/5

April 29, 2017

We've all been to Rodney's multiple times. As always, the food was fabulous and the staff was friendly and helpful. Excellent experience yet again.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 26, 2017

Rodney's is sort of our "local" - and always reliable. The food is awesome and the service friendly. Oysters are terrific, but there is a lot of other great seafood to try. Great for business lunch, dinner with significant other or old pals. The atmosphere is relaxed and unpretentious. Obviously, you have to like seafood.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 25, 2017

Loved it!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 24, 2017

Rodney's is always exceptional. We've been fans for 30 years and never get tired of gong when we visit Toronto. Staff is very knowledgeable and always fun to be around. Atmosphere is great. The oysters are magnificent. Can;t say enough about Rodney's. Have sent many people there over the years and no one has been disappointed EVER.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 25, 2017

Great casual place for excellent and well sourced seafood. The waiter disappeared mid-service without warning, to "scrub oysters", got back before just before end of meal. Everyone had a fun time. Always a classic.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 3/5

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