Papi's Oyster Bar

4.4
50 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Oyster Bar
Papis Seafood and Oyster Bar offers a menu of casual, seafood-focused dishes served in a spacious dining room, oyster bar and outdoor sun soaked patio overlooking English Bay.

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Offers

  • Happy Hour menu

    Multiple dates available

    Sun - Sat 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Happy Hour 2pm-6pm weekdays and 3pm-6pm weekends, come and enjoy food and drinks specials
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.3
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4.5
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4.4
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4.3
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Eminar
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great service , great dine out value.

Thanks to Chris and his serving colleagues.

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TallWestEnder
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The service staff were attentive without being intrusive. We were there for Dine Out and the menu selection was delicious and a good value for the calibre of restaurant. We would give the ambience an outstanding, and this is NOT the fault of the restaurant, due to C-19 restrictions the place is empty. We were there at night and the view is spectacular during the day so the place lacked a certain intricacy. We look forward to returning again for brunch and other evening meals as the days get longer and enjoy the sunset.

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Ruth
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Enjoyed immensely-wonderful outdoor atmosphere with heated patio with open view of English Bay. Service was supremely good- waiter offered to bring another appetizer when I commented that the one I had was just OK (Dine Out Vancouver special). She knew about the various oyster characteristics very well. Linguini was creamy and tasty. I'd recommend going, highly.

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DaveyC
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and service and I felt quite safe how they set up their floor for in-person diners. They also had a wonderful selection for Dine Out. Highly recommend, especially for a nice dinner at night with a decent view of the bay.

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vipJNg01
Vancouver
16 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Dine out VanFest

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athousandmilesforfood
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Overall, a decent restaurant in a prime location. Service was good, though it took some time for my party to be seated despite having a reservation. The food was disappointing overall. The oysters were the only bright point. The pasta was overcooked. The beef short rib was dry. The lemon creme brule had almost no lemon flavour in it.

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LaurenB
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious! I highly recommend some oysters and truffle fries. The fish tacos were also some of the best I’ve had. Our server was also amazing.

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NM94
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Starter of mussels was lovely, but we waited a long time for it to arrive and then the second we were finished the mains arrived so I think there might have been mishap in the kitchen. The desert on the dine out menu and on the specials board was not available which was disappointing. I wouldn't of had the dine out menu if I had known before ordering.

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Chaz
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious! The waitress was nice and attentive. The oysters were so fresh. Had a Caesar cocktail and wow was that good :)

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GeordieS
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent "Dine Out Vancouver 2021" experience. 3 course meal for $35/person. I had the mussels a 1st course, braised beef ribs with polenta for the second, and pann e cotta with raspberry sauce for desert. All courses were sublime! Wonderful service, great Covid precautions, wonderful food. We will return, no question..

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vipStellaT
Vancouver
15 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Oysters were fresh and the patio was nice and warm even at -1 temperatures! Sunset was amazing form here.

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HeatherF
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and delicious food . The location is A+

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JnnN
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Had a great time. Try their raspberry panna cotta.

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MarjieS
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my first time at Papi’s Oyster Bar, and everything was fantastic —- a great atmosphere, wonderful service, and delicious food. The staff were super friendly as well. My friend and I both thoroughly enjoyed our meals and time and will definitely return in the near future. I highly recommend this restaurant!

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vipSimonH
London
4 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Nice and quiet, attentive service, food average good. I liked the smelts, you don’t see them very often.

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BrianR
Vancouver
19 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Our first time eating dinner at Papi's, and it was a lovely evening. The staff are super friendly and attentive, very helpful to explain the drink and food choices. The meals were as described and very flavourful. The ambiance is very nice, even with COVID restrictions in place. We will go back!

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DarcyH
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent place. Will definitely be going back again soon

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Tattinger
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

We had a lovely time. Physical distancing in place, felt safe and inviting, service was good. My only tweak is around the mussels. You have a choice of a chorizo red sauce or white wine sauce...my favorite part is dunking my bread into this usually delicious liquid. It wasn't. It was watery and the mussels were cold. Disappointing. The halibut fish and chips were great though.

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vaniartistic
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very tasty food! And nice service.
First time I got those flavors combined!

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ExBrit
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Great heated patio and street seating with a view of the beach.

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Vancouve
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Great view Of the ocean on the patio , lots of heat lamps.

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Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

It was a last minute reservation on a busy Friday. The weather was great, the view was even better. The restaurant was busy and even when I clearly requested a patio table, the manager, Dan was able to look after our needs in a very professional and friendly way when no patio table was available when we arrived. The food was good but the service and 'human factor' will make me return.

Papi's Oyster Bar
Responded on October 1, 2020

Dear Guest, Thank you for the amazing review, the team will be happy to hear of your kind words. Hope to see you again soon! Regards, Kelly JH Sales and Marketing Manager

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food, good service, fantastic views

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Stella
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good food, awesome happy hour deals, great location and view.

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ColineL
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

the staff are really pleasant and professional. The quality of the food is very good

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vipminnieob
Vancouver
10 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Our server was delightful, and efficient. We had both dinner and lunch there during our Vancouver staycation. The mussels were delish, lobster roll (ask for the larger one), noodle salad, and salmon burger also delicious. We also loved the location. Would highly recommend!

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Blanche
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We had 5 friends for a Birthday Party. Food was great, happy hour menu. I had the Entree, which was disappointing, as was the Gin based Chocolate Martini. Seating was excellant! We had a great time, but missed Birthday sparkelers!

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derekl
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Owner was great! Food was great!

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JaredC
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, location, and service. We had a great dinner and will be back.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, seemed understaffed but it was Valentine’s day. Great service regardless!!

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CeChan
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Attended for their Dine Out menu. Good value for the dishes and the type of restaurant. Staff were friendly, patient, and attentive. Our favorites were the seafood tart, vegetable mille feuille and the sticky toffee pudding. I would return just for dessert tbh. I look forward to returning to try their spaghetti vongole!

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vipBarb
Vancouver
25 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Service and food was amazing. It was a quiet night but still we were impressed by the personal service by both waitress and manager who may have been the owner. Oysters were so yummy as were our mains. Wine beer and sangria all were enjoyed. Will return soon.

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Stanley
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and wine. Enjoyed the quiet atmosphere. We would dine here again.

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Andreas
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We had a great experience at Papi’s on New Years Eve! Everything exceeded our expectations ! Great oysters, amazing lobster bisque,....and good value for money.
Very friendly and attentive service. We’ll be back!

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JaneE
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Friendly and efficient service of tasty, good-value food from a well-considered menu. We loved the funghi and burrata salad as well as the arctic char and charcoal battered oysters. Happy to have a really good restaurant in the neighbourhood.

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ValerieC
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

The ambiance was warm and welcoming as was the greeting from the Manager. I would recommend the restaurant for the ambiance, with a caveat ... The food was creative - the tuna ceviche was fresh and delicious, the Calamarata was wonderful, and the mussels were delicious. We also ordered the braised beef, and while that was delectable, the portion was quite small for the most expensive main on the menu.

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Poullyna
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you team and thank you Alesandro for the fun ambience. Thank you chef Alvarez we follow you wherever you go ; )

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GTSeattle
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Papi's is an excellent addition to the West End. We enjoyed the Lobster Risotto and the Seared Arctic Char and Clams with Veggies. Both dishes were extremely well prepared with fresh seafood and tasty seasoning. Service was attentive, but not intrusive. We were just two, but the restaurant is nicely set up to accommodate groups of 4, 6 or even larger with a nice separation of a large group room from the regular restaurant so the conversation noise does not get overwhelming. We will definitely recommend this restaurant to all of our friends.

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vipreviewernickname
Vancouver
20 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place; highly recommended

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LindsayL
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Felt for it was overpriced for what we got. Food was so-so in presentation and taste.

FAQs

Papi's Oyster Bar does offer delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes. Papi's Oyster Bar also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (604) 857-7337.

Papi's Oyster Bar is rated 4.4 stars by 50 OpenTable diners.

Papi's Oyster Bar does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.papisoysterbar.com/giftcards.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.