Von's Steakhouse & Oyster Bar
Von's Steakhouse & Oyster Bar

Von's Steakhouse & Oyster Bar

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.vonssteakhouse.com/
  • Phone: 7804390041x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 12:00pm
    Happy Hour: " Buck a Shuck " in the lounge only (first come first served ) Monday - Friday 430 - 630. Friday after 10 p.m. and all night Sundays

    Group menus and lunch menu available. Oyster bar and lounge will be open. Main dining room opens at 430 P.M daily.

    Patio and Lounge/ No minors allowed
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, Wild Game
  • Executive Chef: Carlos Motta-Achoa
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Vons is the perfect venue for birthday celebrations, wedding receptions, engagement parties, corporate meetings, and social gatherings. In fact, your imagination is the limit when it comes to group bookings. Our team of hospitality specialists is dedicated to making your event memorable. At Von’s we can cater to groups of 10 to 250 people.



    - The Loft can accommodate up to thirty two people dining
    - The Boardroom can accommodate up to 20 people
    - In the Top of Vons sit down dinners for up to 60 people and reception cocktail parties for up to 100.



    ( Minimum guarantees may apply for private dining bookings )



    Please visit our website for current group set menus and more information on how to book a private dining experience at Vons.



    All of our private dining areas have flat screens and can be used for presentations, slide shows or power point.
  • Private Party Contact: Ron Kaufman 7804390041x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Gateway Boulevard
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Vons also validates parking for guests who park in the public parking lot west of the restaurant. Please bring in your licence plate number for validation.

    There is additional paid parking in the Shoppers Drug Mart lot just west of us and there is paid parking underground across the street from us.
A word from Von's Steakhouse & Oyster Bar
Vons Steakhouse & Oyster Bar is locally owned and has been proudly serving Edmonton the highest quality of beef and seafood available since 1988.

Featuring a premium dining room, three private dining rooms and a premium casual lounge with exposed brick, New York style 30 foot bar and oyster bar this restaurant has something for everyone.

Happy Hour from Monday to Friday starts at 430 p.m.- 630 p.m. We serve our full menu in both the restaurant and oyster bar areas. Our Oyster bar generally features over 15 varieties of oysters are are shucked to order right in front of you by our bar chefs. We offer 30 wines by a glass with specific attention to Pacific Rim and Canadian Wines. At

Dining reservations are recommended but not required. We love spontaneous visits. The lounge, patio and oyster bar area is first come first served. ( some exceptions )
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
Von's Steakhouse & Oyster Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
100 reviews since May 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.1
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
84% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (66)romantic (63)notable wine list (28)fit for foodies (27)neighborhood gem (18)good for groups (17)great for outdoor dining (12)hot spot (6)late-night find (5)vibrant bar scene (3)scenic view (1)kid-friendly (1)great for brunch (1)great for lunch (1)Show More
  • Great service + great food
    AteThereLastNight
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Fantastic server, very proffesional and knowledgeable. My prime rib was perfect. Server helped pair a great wine. Food was timed great, came out quickly but enough time to still socialize. Overall great experience
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food and service were great
    Dgerm1
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Everything was good except for us hitting baby hour. Two seperate tables with two seperate babies crying for most of our meal.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I had expected a more private/romatic and intimate setting, and found it more of an upscale group dinner with friends. Amazing food, but did not meet my expectations.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food.
    Tummyalwaysfull
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I understand that you have to pay more for good food, but I'm not entirely sure it was "THAT" good. Oysters were good, steak was good. Nothing overly wowed me. We were at a centre table and it seemed extremely loud. Our server was excellent though, but I don't remember his name. And the wild cosmopolitan was delicious. Not sure if we would dine here again though, wasn't worth the cost.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Splendid
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The service was impeccable, the food delicious and the staff were stellar.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Highly recommended
    Nomnom
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    We were there to celebrate our 2yr wedding anniversary and got the seafood platter for two and a 8oz prime rib each and also had tried 2 different raw oysters (which were great). It was a lot of food but we don't get to go out much so we treated ourselves. Romantic ambiance and was quiet so we could visit. We had allyn as our waiter and he was incredible. It's hard to find good seafood in edmonton anymore so it was a nice change.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Romantic
    Fantastic
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    This was a fantastic night out, my fiancée and I went for our 10 year anniversary of being together and Vons did not disappointed, I am not a seafood eater but she just loved the oyster bar. The staff where great and so accommodating. A great place to head for a nice romantic night out or just a night out up in the lounge.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SUPERB!!
    1234
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Booked a table this past Saturday evening for my husband and I, as we were celebrating a birthday.We eat out quite often, but have to say this was probably the best meal we've had in a restaurant in a while.We shared the seafood platter which was very impressive, incredible selection and cooked perfectly. We did order a steak on the side as we wanted the turf to have with our surf. Often the beef is either under done or over cooked, not with this one,perfection! Nice cocktail selections to have before dinner, and nice wine choices. Shared a piece of the raspberry cheesecake which also was excellent. The only let down was the parking. Very limited in that area, the complimentary lot beside Von's was full,so had to pay $9.00 for the evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food but was really slow
    Wellie66
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    I do understand that sometimes you need to wait to have good food, but this was over the top. When the server tells you that the cook are busy and thats why we are waiting I feel sorry to know that such a reputable restaurant like Von's cannot keep up with their own reservation system. Oh well the food was ok but not worth what we paid for. I guess next time we celebrate we'll go somewhere else.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Satisfactory
    foodiewho
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    The food and service was pretty much run of the mill. The food and service were very good, I just thought it wasn't outstanding for the price.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Waiter??? Waiter???
    magiem
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    The best thing is good tasting food but over-priced. Service? Waiter was fairly good until we got our food. Then he pretty much disappeared. If it wasn't for the table beside us ordering drinks, we would not have seen him. If you cant keep track of your tables, you shouldn't be waiting in a restaurant. I tip you on the service you provide my table, not the party of 3 guys that are ordering lots of drinks!
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday Dinner
    live2dine
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We had our girls night birthday dinner and the food was amazing. Great selection of wine. Service was a bit disappointing as the server would check on us and leave fairly quickly before we can ask a question or order. This was done a few times but gave us free desserts for it being a birthday dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • KrispyBitesVIP
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Buck-a-shuck is the best! Many varieties of oysters from the East and West Coast. It's a really long wait though... Guess they don't have enough shuckers working.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A Very Nice Evening
    bbedm
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Von's is a great restaurant in a great neighbourhood. The service was excellent from the moment we walked in. Cory our waiter was knowledgeable and friendly. He knew the menu and how entrees were prepared and was able to give alternatives as to side dishes, etc. We started with a coconut shrimp appetizer that was incredible. For an entree I had the salmon that was grilled perfectly and came on a bed of cassoulet type beans and some braised fennel. All delicious. My partner had the halibut that came with smashed fava beans and asparagus. It is such a treat to get fish that is not over-done. Great wines. It's for good reason this restaurant has been around for over 30 years.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Excellent service! The rack of lamb was a great choice. I will be returning to sample other menu options. Overall - this is a great spot.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food was great. Our server was
    DeliriouslySilly
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We were put off by our server. He didn't pay much attention. He took our food even if there's still food left. He never even asked first nor asked if we wanted the food wrapped. He took our platter I oysters even when there were still oysters left. I was still eating my prime run steak- slowly as we're talking while eating, but he just took my plate away-like he was rushing us. He was a bit presumptuous. Not sure if this is just how the dining part of Von's worked.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sad Night at Von's!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    My wife and I went to Von's last Saturday night for a special Anniversary dinner and were hit with major diappointment all the way around. The only good thing about the night was that our entrees were comp'ted but we didn't go there for a 'free' meal we went for an enjoyable one!! Our waitress was too busy at first but nice once she got to us. My prime rib was the most tastless piece of meat I have ever had, but cooked nicely. My wife had a ribeye steak that was to be done 'pink in the middle' that was cooked past well done and again, tasteless. I ordered a Monte Cristo coffee to enjoy with my desert and asked if I wanted whipped cream and of course I said yes, well they said they were out and it would be 15 minute wait so I got it without.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • perfect
    eatthereagain
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    All week me and my wife searched for places to eat in edmonton for my birthday. I am glad we had chosen vons as we had an amazing meal and drinks. Highly recommend the place to anybody who is looking for good quality food and service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Won't eat here again
    Edmontonfoodie
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    The restaurant's decor is beautiful and sets a good mood, but that's about it. The service was slow after we were seated. Placed our wine order and waited, meanwhile we watched others be seated after us order their wine and receieve it...We waited half an hour just for appetizers, which seemed a bit much considering they were from the oyster bar. My husband and I both wanted the Ahi Tuna, but we're informed they were all out. We opted for the seafood dish for two. The crab was good, lobster over-cooked, mussels in chipotle tomato sauce delicious. We contemplated getting desert, but after waiting too long, we lost our appetite and had to request another waitress to get our tab. I wouldn't recommend this restaurant to anyone.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lovely evening.
    Mary
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We've celebrated our anniversary at Von's several times and continue to return. The food is delicious and the service exceptional. Our waiter asked us if we were there for a special occasion. Our dessert was covered by the restaurant as an anniversary gift. Von's is a high class restaurant and we have recommended it several times.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very disappointed
    Daddyedge
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Visited Von's quite few times before spoke highly of it until this visit. The food standard seemed to have dropped since last visit. Usually its full, and food and drinks are reasonabley on time but lounge was almost empty and food and our table waited too long for both. Took my parents who were visiting from niagra falls and it was there anniversaryhoping for the same experience and even my wife was baffled as to why our experience was this poor. Not sure Von's is the same place we thought it was. May be time to look for something that has the heart Von's used too.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A pleasure
    Shannon
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    We sat inside whereas most sat outside. We were very pleased but the patio was clearly a draw for people. On a cooler day I'd have chosen the patio. Within our party I wasn't the only one that didn't like the prime rib but absolutely everyone else did so it was probably just me. The service was probably the best I have ever had and I dine out often. The server was attentive, timely, and remembered everything without an additional cue. He was the best part of the night and made our celebration special.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Poor Service, Poor Food Quality.
    HiramWalker
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    My order was steak and tail of lobster (medium well).Waiters forgot to place my order of lobster after 40 minutes .I requested my lobster after, and she said "don't worry I won't charge the lobster because it was my foul"(unprofessional answer) Steak was over-cooked (well done) Rockefeller oysters were really bad and poorly made. 4 small oyster's that tasted fake and pre-made.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Tasty
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    There were 4 in our dinner party and we all enjoyed our meals. All meals were yummy with great presentation and flavours.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    it was our first time there and we will absolutly be back. our server corey, the food, the atmosphere, excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing as always
    Ajm3323
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Vons has the best prime rib in town! We sat down to an excellent wine recommendation, into a beautifully cooked appetizer of muscles. Then both enjoyed the prime rib with the candied sweet potato mash, and finally chocolate cake with pomegranate. Vons always exceeds my expectations with service and food! Cory G is by far one of the best servers I've had in the city.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fabulous meal and excellent service
    preeson
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    We went to Von's on Sunday night, with friends, before seeing Wicked at the Jubilee. The waiter asked us what time we needed to leave and made sure we were out on time. The food and service were excellent. We'd have the filet mignon with blue cheese again for sure. We'll definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Over cooked
    Fireslicker
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Must have new cook food was fine but over cooked. For the price expect more than over Cooke ontrays and main course even cream brula
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Date night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    We really loved Von's. The food was amazing. I would definitely eat there again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exceeded Expectations
    faveatery
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    I was expecting a lot based on past experience but I had not been there for a few years. Vons was everything I remembered and more. The service was outstanding, the food outstanding, and the atmosphere excellent. We went to Vons to celebrate a special occasion and were thankful that we chose the right place. An added bonus was that the prices were quite reasonable.We will be back for our next special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • rather negative
    hotelEmployee
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    The place itself looks very nice and romantic. But my overall experience was spoiled by the fact that I left the place hungrier than I was before entering it even after spending almost $100 for two. Small portions of food and lack of personell didn't help either.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Stang
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Unfortunately disappointing. We try many restaurants through open table, but this one did not suit us at all.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food, good times!
    George54
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    A wonderful place to celebrate a special occasion! The setting is quiet and romantic and encourages conversation as the tables are nicely spaced apart. The menu allows for a variety of taste choices. The prime rib was perfectly prepared and the steak oscar melted in my mouth and was complemented by the seafood atop of it. The ribeye steak was tasty and accompanying French fries were crisp. The wine list is extensive and our server recommended a delicious Malbec that complemented our meals beautifully. We finished our meals with the Tiramisu (delicately liqueur- flavoured and not too sweet) that generously allowed the four of us to enjoy it and not feel over stuffed. Von's is a definite keeper on our restaurant list!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My go to Steak place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    This is the place we head whenever we want a nice quiet evening and good food and wine. The service is always attentive but unobtrusive, the menu keeps the local favourites, and adds new items to reflect seasonal and local foods. It's always a winner
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfect atmosphere
    Luv2dine
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Food service and atmosphere were perfect. Easley five out of five
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First time but not last!
    hotmints
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    I had not been to Von's and always wanted to try it. I am glad I finally did as it was well worth it. We had the coconut shrimp appetizer and the shrimp cocktail. The coconut shrimp were only okay as they were overcooked and positively glued to the skewers making them hard to eat but the shrimp cocktail was outstanding, especially since the sauce is generously flavoured with horseradish. I had the crab dinner of king and snow crab and that was some of the best crab I have ever had. My hubby had the goat cheese filet which I tasted; the steak was very good but the cheese was a bit overpowering. There was just too much of it, which is not something you can say all the time so that was good and bad. I will definitely go back!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good but not Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    I ordered a Rib Eye. It was good, but not much better than just cooking it at home on the BBQ. I expected better for a steakhouse and the price. Expected more tenderness and flavour.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Grad 2014
    Shorty
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    We enjoyed our supper. It was delicious. Our server timed everything nicely as it was not too rushed. The food was hot and tasty. Dessert was a little confusing due to the ice cream but I thank them for not serving refrozen ice cream especially since cappuccino flavored is not one of my favorites so I had an opportunity to try the yoghurt cheesecake in a jar. Thank you for an awesome meal!!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food mixed up not cooked properly
    Preston
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    I ordered a prime rib however a rib eye was delivered!! I told the waiter and he said he will have it exchanged. They dropped my shrimp and had to remake, when my shrimp was delivered it was xtremely raw and mushy on the inside! I almost lost my supper on the table! I do not expect this from Von's. Maybe Denny's!!!! And not even an offer of a discount on the meal!!! Discusted and will not return!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • capilanogirl
    capilanogirl
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Food was good and typical in price to most up-scale places.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate