Von's Steakhouse & Oyster Bar

3.9
2135 Reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Steakhouse
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.

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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83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Vanna
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was the best part of our experience. The oysters were amazing we had a wonderful evening.

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JennyB
Calgary
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience3

Food was delicious - from the oysters to the appetizers and steak, it was really tasty food. Service needs lots of improvement as we waited too long for dishes, dishes to be cleared, empty drinks.

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skinnysevenhundred700000
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is fantastic, the atmosphere is welcoming.

Von's Steakhouse & Oyster Bar
Responded 7 days ago

Hello Skinnysevenhundred700000, Thank you for leaving us a great review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your dining experience with Vons. I will make sure to congratulate the rest of my team. I hope to welcome you again in the near future. Take care! Sincerely, Vons Management

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RyanD
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Dinner was good. Yorkshire was over cook and dry. Enjoyed the meals other wise. Upset that when I booked I was told formal attire and when we got there felt over dressed as other groups were wearing jeans and what not.

Von's Steakhouse & Oyster Bar
Responded 7 days ago

Hello RyanD, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us your feedback. I apologize if there was a miscommunication when you made the reservation. We do encourage our guest to wear a more formal attire if they choose to dine at our dining room which has a more upscale and calm ambiance compare to our lounge and patio. I hope we can welcome you again in the near future, and perhaps we can provide a better experience for you. Take care! Sincerely, Vons Management

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AustinH
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

awesome server. great food. went for anniversary and they gave a free desert.

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chadp
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Service was slow and sporadic. Food and service was not up to par with previous experiences. The value this night did not match the cost of our dinner. Over priced!!

Von's Steakhouse & Oyster Bar
Responded 7 days ago

Hello Chad, Thank you for writing us a feedback. I apologize if we didn't meet your expectations. We will continue to work on improving all aspects of operations. I hope we will get the chance to welcome you again in the near future. Take care! Sincerely, Vons Management

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vipOpenTable Diner
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience1

I was very disappointed with our dining experience. The portions are much smaller than advertised (eg. The menu says a double breast of chicken when it’s a single) and the food is only meh. The biggest issue for me was the ambience. How can you charge $50 for an entree and expect your patrons to listen to rap music blasting, complete with full on expletives? Words I heard during my expensive dinner included the n-word, p^$$¥(more than once!), the f word, the list goes on. When I asked for the music to be changed, they didn’t change it!

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I told my parents about Von’s based off of my experience for their birthday dinner. I really want to help support local during this time and based off this I recommended Von’s. They texted me mid dinner to tell me how amazing the food is and how happy they went there instead of their other choice. My dad was amazed at how much seafood was in his seafood pasta and they were both so happy with the experience and atmosphere provided. They said 10/10 they will be back and sooner than later.

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damone
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall2food3service3ambience2

Hardly anyone there and we ordered our appetizers and before we were even half done our main course came out. Confused, the waitress told us that the kitchen wasn’t that busy so they got it done fast. Food was lukewarm and mediocre at best. Steak Oscar had one little tiny piece of asparagus and the sauce was bland. We were in and out in an hour. For 200.00 you would expect a little more time and attention.

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary. Awesome

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CherylG
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Was very nice. Excellent Food and appreciate the little dessert they gave us for our anniversary

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RonB
Edmonton
5 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

great food cooked to perfection. A little pricey with the a-la-carte for additional dinner items.

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
4 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

This place used to be great but has since gone downhill. Not sure if it is new management but won’t be coming back. The chef came out to defend himself after we sent a steak back due to it being too well done.

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Craigster
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An amazing restaurant set in a rustic building near Whyte Avenue.

Great food and great service.

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

It was a bit rushed. Only half way through the appetizer before the mains arrived. But Michelle our server was very pleasant

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vipOpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Louie was great!!!

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vipHeatherM
Edmonton
6 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Rebecca was a great server she went above and beyond to make our experience specail.

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StephanieN
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

It was our 31st anniversary dinner and very disappointed.
Dinner was served 5 mins after appitizer so sreak and crab and veggies were cold. Veggies were greasy and flavorless. Order 1 pound crab felt it was a very light pound at that filet was under cooked ordered med rare recieved rare. And was chewy.
Service was amateur. Expected way more.
185.00 later not impressed will not be back!

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RonB
Edmonton
6 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great place to have a quiet dinner with family and/or friends. Service was top notch. A little pricey but that was expected with the menu Von's has. Also the criteria on Open Table was an indication. Will delightfully go back and soon.

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Nicknchickn
Calgary
6 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience2

The service was terrific but the food was mediocre at best. Might try again after fully open and they are back on their feet. Time for a face lift inside as well.

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ChadP
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and amazing service!! Our server was awesome.

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derekh
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated our ten year anniversary here. The staff was excellent and attentive. The food was also very good. We will be back.

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davee
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall1food2service2ambience2

BOOKED RESERVATIONS AS A BIRTHDAY BUT NOTHING MENTIONED AND EVEN TOLD THE WATIOR AND HE DIDN'T DO ANYTHING EXTRA FROM MY WIFE. SHE HAD STEAK "MEDIUM WELL AND THE CENTRE WAS SO RED AND BLOODY SHE COULD NOT FINISH IT.
I ORDERED ESCARGOT BUT THEY WERE OUT!!! THE CAESAR SALAD WAS THE WORST AND HAD EVERY EXPERIEINCED AND I ORDERED THAT AS MY MAIN DISH.
VAN'S DISAPPOINTED US ;AST TIME WE WERE THERE, FEW YEARS AGO, AND THEY ARE EVEN WORSE NOW AND WE DROVE IN FROM SPRUCE GROVE.
KNOW BETTER NOW!
PLUS THE WAITOR ENGLISH WAS SO BAD NIETHER OF US COULD UNDERSTAND HIM

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karnak52
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience4

This is not the vons you know and love. Don’t be fooled.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great .. the only thing was noise from the street was a little loud .. but with patio only dining due to Covid that was not their fault .. I would recommend them anytime.

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JadeC
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience like always ! Will be back again !

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience1

Amazing customer service and great food. Love the Oysters, Tuna tartare and seafood pasta. I would definitely go back.

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lindah
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely amazing, would recommend to all my family and friends

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EllorieG
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I got the best waitress.... Good food...we had a wonderful time...

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SamanthaM
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience3

We ordered drinks (pina colada for me and Bellini for my husband). My pina colada tasted like it was mix and rum, there absolutely no slush to it and my husband's drink tasted like the bar ran out of bellini mix and used whatever leftover bellini mix there was and topped it off with strawberry daiquiri. It was extremely off-putting. Let's move onto appetizers, we ordered the oysters. The waitress brought the oysters and I was immediately smacked in the face with an off-putting fishy aroma which signaled to me that the oysters may not have been as fresh as they should have. Not only that, the shells had not been cleaned so every time we picked up an oyster, our hands got covered in dirt, sand and grit. I ordered the NY Strip and my husband ordered the top sirloin; both medium rare. Not only was the cook on both steaks wrong but when I sent mine back they undercooked it (it was almost blue, which I suppose is better than overcooked) and yet they somehow managed to burn the outside of it. By the time the re-fire came back, my husband had already finished his meal and his plate was cleared, so he literally sat there and watched me eat. Our sides were just as disappointing as the proteins. I ordered the baked potato and my husband ordered the fries. My baked potato was severely bland and had barely any cheese on it. My husband's fries were so salty they were inedible. At this point, I was ready to just pay our bill and leave when one of the servers brought out a free slice of chocolate torte because it was my 30th birthday. We decided to try it and that was also a mistake. It tasted like freezer burn through and through. I think the thing that stung the most and left such a bitter taste in my mouth about your restaurant was that there wasn't even an attempt made to apologize for any of it. At most other restaurants I've been to, when a meal is screwed up that badly, the plate is comped or discounted in the very least.

We definitely won't be back!

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vipZiadK
Dubai
3 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience2

I used to love this place for its amazing food. Something has changed. I hope the management fixes it very quickly. It would be a shame to loose such a great reputation.

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Lloyd
Edmonton
6 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had an amazing dinner with drinks! Service was great! Our oysters were a little underwhelming small and flat but my delicious main made up for it

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience3

They need to get a handle on their wine prices. That will sink them.
Also, no beer specials at Happy Hour??? Really???? Unheard of

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vipKimH
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience2

Poor service, steak was over cooked. Tried telling us that the initial table bread was “Yorkshire crisps” . The broccoli wasn’t cooked and Demi glaze tasted like gravy. Gave us a dessert menu then never seen us again. Used to be one of our favourite spots but will not be going back.

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Viking
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

As always a lovely experience! And the oysters are too die for!!

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CatherineP
Edmonton
16 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came for Easter dinner. Very lovely meal , great service. We were asking questions as I hadn’t been there in years. Our server had the owner come to our table, we were offered a tour. Would definitely recommend this restaurant and would live to come back.

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OpenTable Diner
Edmonton
6 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We went here with our 2 kids to have a nice, fancy dinner. Food as always was good. Service was good (Thida was our server). We would definitely come back here again.

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JessieB
Edmonton
4 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’ve gone here for my birthday on numerous occasions and it’s always been good!
The poor waitress was run off her feet but the service was excellent! Thank you Rebecca!

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Vanessa
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Inedible would never recommend this place. Will never return

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Anonymous
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came last night at Vons and we loved the place and the manager too he served us last Wednesday with our family Gathering , which is sad not to see him around last night , but it was Amazing experience for my birthday and everything was perfect. Thank you Thida for ensuring our night was great !

FAQs

Von's Steakhouse & Oyster Bar does offer delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes.

Von's Steakhouse & Oyster Bar is rated 3.9 stars by 2135 OpenTable diners.

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.