The Chase Fish & Oyster

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770 reviews
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The Chase Fish and Oyster represents our pursuit for the finest quality seafood with a strong focus and philosophy on sustainability and seasonal ingredients. Our culinary culture is formed by the great Eastern Maritime regions of Canada and the United States with influences from various coastal regions around the globe. The room is casual and warm and the service is detailed but humbled, our focus is to offer an oceanic escape with every experience.
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G
Toronto
22 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Food was very good, notwithstanding the poorly sucked oysters, and service could be improved. It was ridiculously expensive for what we got but I'd do it again.

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C
Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 4

To put simply the food was gross.. I ordered the beef and it was extremely oily. I never send things back but this was not edible. So I switched it for the halibut and that was not very good either, also oily. So I basically didn’t eat dinner. I also indicated and confirmed 3 times with them prior to getting there that it was a birthday dinner (we ordered dessert that should have had a birthday message on it). But they still forgot. They only realized later after I had paid the bill, so they brought out fried dough balls with a happy birthday cookie.

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DC
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent experience and food. The staff is very professional.

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M
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

My first time at your restaurant, I have heard so much about it.
I am so happy I came food, service, amibience was so amazing I was so impressed how much food we received for what we paid.

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Celebrated National Oyster Day. Delicious 🥂

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S
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

I’ve been at least 5 times, and this is the third time the wine on the menu is not available- with an attempt to Upsell...

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CP
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The place is lovely, great that they have valet although I wish they would have mentioned how much the valet service is!
Some of the food was a little too salty which is something I've read in other reviews, so many tell the chef.
The service was OUTSTANDING, all of our waiters were incredible.
The grilled seafood place was unbelievable, and the oyster platters were very fresh. Would love to come again.

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Richmond
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 3

To start, the atmosphere was nice and greeting was pleasant by hostess. Appetizer - clam chowder was excellent! Main course - grilled seafood plate was great. 1 lb Lobster meal was good but was ruined by the lobster being under cooked. They recooked the lobster but still the smell of the undercooked lobster left a bad impression. The drinks were good and service was good by waitress. Overall, we had a mixed experience. The food was good and staff was friendly, but the mistake by the chef with under cooking the lobster outweighed the rest of the experience. No compensation was made by management for this mistake... not sure if we will come back. This was our second visit here out of 3 visits to Toronto. Will probably be our last.

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JH
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The service was first rate. The food (halibut) was excellent. A very enjoyable experience.

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FS
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing meal and service. The fried chicken may be the biggest surprise. It was delicious and amount the best found in Toronto.

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AC
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

We reserved a table for a nice night out. When we arrived there were no tables available so we were seated at the bar (which is cold and drafty as it’s right in front of the door which is constantly open as people are arriving for 2 restaurants). We decided to leave and go to John and Sons.

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c
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

The food was good but very salty. The ambiance was lovely until Musical bingo started. Couldn't hear ourselves speak. They had let us know but it was unexpectedly loud.

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SM
Ottawa
2 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff was amazing, the food was amazing, we will be back!

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OT
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Red snapper was insane is a must to try. The tuna nachos is also a must. Service was incredible. Going back next week!

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JK
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We were there on a Saturday night for dinner and it was not busy, which did make me wonder why we were put into the table at the very back instead of a window. However, the waitress was attentive and the food was good.

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p
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Overall good experience and the food was excellent.

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OT
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and food.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great foods except a little bit salty and great service

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KT
Manitoba
4 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 5

We ate here a year ago and it was better then. Oysters were very good. My dinner (grilled seafood) was cold. I sent it back and they put it on a piping hot plate which barely made it warm. The service was slow. This is probably because they screwed up somehow on my food. The waiter was a bit unprofessional. He was certainly nice enough, but his tone was a bit too lax as we asked him questions about the menu. For $400 it should have been superb. I’m not generally too picky, but as I said, for that price, it should have been better.

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OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 2ambience 3

Had a reso for 8pm was seated at 8:20 pm .
Only had one waitress with a dress way to short . Was always waiting for something . Brings the fish but totally forgot the veggies till we had to remind her . Still have a 20% tip but not happy at all .

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j
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

Awful service!! Waited over an hour to be sat even though i had a reservation! Not recommended

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JT
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Went there with the girlfriend on Valentines Day.

Food was sparse and decent at best. We started with a total of 6 oysters, followed by the caviar and the octopus carpaccio, which honestly was probably the highlight of the night. For mains, we shared the scallops and grits, which had two pieces of mediocre pork belly.

Service was all over the place, nobody came to get us while we were waiting for a table to open up, the wine glasses given to us were dirty, waiter came by with wrong order twice...they were nice and apologetic about it, but they were very disorganized the whole night.

Would not go again.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

Valentine’s Day dinner.
Booked in advanced to get the 7:00 slot, but still ended up waiting for almost an hour.
Sat down to realized that they were only serving the special limited menu with no price tag.
We still ordered the dinner set with addition to the Yonge platter.
The platter was excellent, the set dinner portion was ok. Service was great though. Will probably come back again on a normal night.

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, amazing service. Just a tad expensive however.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Good value meal as part of Winterlicious. Attentive staff and great fish dishes.

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l
Toronto
10 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Chase Fish & Oyster is at the top of my list as the best restaurant for fish and seafood near the theaters. The elegance of the dining room, their brussel & kale cesar, warm biscuits or their wine selection would win favours from anyone who going eating is a lot more than just eating. Its a delectable overall experience.

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J
Toronto
115 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything great - especially the oysters. The only downside is the value-for-money aspect. It is way more expensive than Rodney’s or Zee Grill, and although the decor and atmosphere are more upscale, we have lingering doubts.

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A
Toronto
12 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was super amazing! The service was so friendly and happy, there were big windows that let a lot of light into the restaurant so the ambiance was amazing! Since it is Winterlicious, we tried the price-fixe menu and it was delicious! Portions were so generous for the price of $33, everything was served hot and was extremely delicious! Definitely worth a try, would love to have their a la carte!

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LF
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exceptional food and great ambiance. Great for a date night.

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KJ
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great atmosphere, good tasty food, prompt service, and a good location. I enjoyed lunch at this place!

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S
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Food was great! Our server was very kind. Only downfall was that the food came out very, very slow.

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OT
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect in every aspect. Wonderful service, fantastic food, very nice touches in recognition of our special event, actually I think they did the best recognition of any restaurant I’ve been to, classy and appreciated.
I highly, highly recommend.

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s
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We went to this restaurant for the winterlicious menu. Service was great and food was amazing!
Only downside was that they took us to the window seat and there was no heater near the window so it was super cold the whole time. It would have been nice if there was a space heater or even a small blanket offered to keep myself warm.
Overall great experience though!

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OT
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Adequate food as Winterlicious.
Pork chop cooked different as usual which taste tender and smooth.

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KP
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went here recently for Winterlicious and the food was delicious. They also have vegan and dairy free options which is amazing!! I want to come back and try the lobster dish.

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D
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our all-time favorite spot for dinner!

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 3

Tried grilled seafood. Extremely salty. Not recommend

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SP
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Found the service very slow and the waiter uninterested in providing any recommendations. One member of our group got a virgin Caesar and it was basically the clamato juice with no other seasonings.

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BH
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had great experience at the chase fo for new years eve. We had the $75 set menu and all 6 of us gone home with full bellies. The vibe was great and what made it special was... they handed the confetti for us to pop for the new year. Didnt expect that at all, and our server was great.

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E
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

Extremely crowded, waited 45 minutes for a table that we had reserved 2 weeks previously. After being seated it took 20 minutes for a server to attend to even get us water. The ambiance and staff really exude “wannabe trendy”. Definitely wouldn’t go back.

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