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About 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.

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 )

10309 81 Ave
Edmonton, AB T6E 1X3
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood

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 available.

Patio and Lounge/ No minors allowed

Cross Street:
Gateway Boulevard

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$31 to CAN$50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(780) 439-0041

Website:
http://www.vonssteakhouse.com/

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.

Executive Chef:
Mike Doppler

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Vons pastry chef can prepare cakes for birthdays. Please contact the restaurant for details. Minimum 72 hours notice.

We do not allow outside cakes into the restaurant.

Von's Steakhouse & Oyster Bar Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.4

ambience

4.3

value

3.7

Noise

Quiet

83% would recommend it to a friend

Romantic (37)
Good for a Date (36)
Good for Anniversaries (35)
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Special Occasion (32)
Cozy (26)
Good for Birthdays (25)
Quiet Conversation (17)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Business Meals (12)
Good for Groups (11)
Notable Wine List (9)
Worth the Drive (9)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Authentic (7)
Comfort Food (7)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Fun (7)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Casual (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Hot Spot (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Great Beer (3)
Happy Hour (3)
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Late-night Find (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
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Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
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 (Calgary)·Dined 3 days ago

Very nice steak, quite expensive menu though.
Unfortunate table seating as we were next to wine wall and had to move often for servers to access wines.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined 4 days ago

Usually I would rave about von's but the Valentine's day menu wasn't good. Mine and my wife's steak were severely undercooked. I eat medium-rare but the first set of steaks were rare bordering on Pittsburg. They replaced the steaks but they still came back rare. The lobster was disappointing and the desserts were just alright. I have spend significantly less for a lot better meal there.... for a meal that was 100% better. I would go back but not on a day where they don't have the regular menu. My wife won't go back... She has fallen out of love with von's.

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·Dined 4 days ago

The restaurant was cold! there was a draft blowing through the place, most of the women had their jackets on, there seemed to be no heat coming out of the ceiling vents next to the windows. The menu was limited with only 3 choices....we made reservations and they ran out of prime rib! How do you run out of a reserved set menu ?? Manager cane over and comped us our drinks and they ended up being on our bill at the end of the night. The food was okay, not worth the price which was paid! This was a special night for us and it’s been our restaurant for years and we were let down. Will be going somewhere new next time

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 (Edmonton)·Dined 4 days ago

Vons never disappoints! Valentine dinner was incredible and very filling. The service was spectacular as usual. 10/10, will dine again.

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·Dined 4 days ago

I brought my out of town business colleagues to Vons for a team dinner. We were sat at the nearest table to the door and we were cold due to the proximity. We were offered a set Valentine’s Day menu. The food cane out too quickly, like it was pre prepared, the portions were small, not hot, the prime rib was tough, and overdone. We were over sold on the Yorkshire pudding that came after we were served dinner, and it was like eating a sponge, actually referred to as a “loofa”. The share plate desserts were store bought and really not good. I apologized numerous times for my choice of restaurant. My colleagues were surprised as they had heard that Vons was an iconic Edmonton steakhouse. Thoroughly disappointing.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined 4 days ago

Super expensive! It was Valentines Day. Dessert was disappointing. Great atmosphere. Server was great but she was too busy to give great service. For the cost it would have been nice to be looked after better.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Edmonton)·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent food. We got sat in a room which was quiet, but outside the room it was a bit noisy. The service was excellent. Would go back again.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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·Dined 4 days ago

Food was awesome, absolutely nothong bad to say. Right portions, right sides, excellent mix of flavors. Super fast and accomodating service but it was a little over price.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Edmonton)·Dined 5 days ago

Best prime rib in Edmonton, great sea food as well, great wine selection, friendly staff, free parking, quiet , quick service but not rushed complete your meal. Over-all a fantastic place for fine dining.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined 5 days ago

Just was not impressed at all from our previous evening out !!
Were there with friends last time and was great , this time was the opposite for some reason !!
By 9:00 there was no customers even in the establishment , that had to mean something??
Would really appreciate if a manager would get back to me ,780-632-9394 !
Best regards Terry.

Tags: Happy Hour
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·Dined on February 12, 2018

We had the seafood platter for two and it was all amazing with oysters to start !

Tags: Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Casual, Bar Seating, Quick Bite, Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Comfort Food, Hot Spot
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·Dined on February 10, 2018

Vons never fails. Had always been a great dining experience.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on February 10, 2018

As always the food was exceptional and the atmosphere was perfect. However the server was distracted, she was not incredibly attentive not the service I normally see at Vons. BUT still love this place, definitely one of my top five in Edmonton.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on February 8, 2018

BIrthday. Service was fantastic. Food on point.

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·Dined on February 3, 2018

We wanted steak for our birthday celebrations. I had the rib eye, my son had the prime rib and my wife had the bison short ribs. All three of us were very happy with our meals. The service was great and we enjoyed taking our time over relaxed conversation.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on January 29, 2018

The PEI oysters were to die for mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm. Alan, Our server was excellent Enjoyed the wine and the selection suited our needs/wants very well. Other than adding a $2.50 charge for the change from one type of potato to another, kinda petty I thought... Overall very good it is a definite repeat...

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Calgary)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Business dinner in a quiet corner with table service by the ever reliable Diane. Food, wine and service were excellent.

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vip
 (Edmonton)·Dined on January 20, 2018

The dinner and staff were excellent as always. Love going there.

Tags: Fun, Cozy, Good for Groups
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We booked a private room for a bday celebration. Our first glitch was a call to note they didn’t actually have a private room available as they had double booked them. We were assured our large group with several young children would be well placed in the dining room. When we arrived the hostess seemed to have lost our reservation all together & when they found it had no notes of our discussion when we learned the private room couldn’t be accommodated. We were seated in the lounge at a high top table so my sister in law had to watch her 2 year old carefully so she didn’t slip out if the booster seat (all they had although we had requested & been assured they had a high chair) for the night.

Half the tables appies arrived cold & although were quickly replaced they noted they would be complimentary but we had to remind the server to take them off the bill. The lounge is loud & not great for a large group celebration. We were disappointed in the organization & accommodation for our group. We have booked larger groups there often without issue so don’t know what’s changed at Vons but hope it’s a short term glitch.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Great prime rib! The cocktails were great too. Staff are friendly and able to help you with how to eat the oysters lol

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on January 19, 2018

The waitress and staff were not very welcoming it felt as they were not willing to serve us. We had no plates and had to ask for everything. We also felt rushed and not welcomed. Also we got a parking ticket even though they told us we get free parking as guests there and I provided my license plate number to them.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Loved the oysters !! Staff was amazing !! We also ordered the burger and fries and it was super goood !!

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Went last night - it was our third time. Our steaks (NYS) were tough. Mine was over cooked, husbands was cooked perfect. As I was cutting my last piece of steak I found a hair underneath it. My baked potato was huge but very dry as they were very cheap with the toppings. When ordering a second bacon Caesar I had to wait close to 15 minutes as “they” were changing the Clamato..... definitely not what we are used to quality or service wise. Very disappointed!!!

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 (Montreal)·Dined on January 9, 2018

This was a disappointing experience. We went specifically for the prime rib, which we had remembered as very good. But this evening it was not tasty at all.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Food was and service were both on point. Have a great time whenever we visit.

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Very happy with the overall experience . Atmosphere was great well lit and not noisy

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Special Occasion
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Great service
Food was excellent
Only negative was the beer we had
The ale that was on special, was foul tasting. My son could not drink his , I shure did not enjoy mine

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on December 31, 2017

New Years Eve dinner was amazing from the time we arrived to the time we left. The service was outstanding and the ambiance incredible. Seated beside the fireplace as requested was devine. Thanks to all the staff for making our New Years Eve a wonderful, memorable experience!!

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Our service was fantastic. However the food was subpar, the steak burger was extremely salty and steaks were not seasoned. We ordered prime rib steaks, it was simply pan seared. I had to add the garlic butter from our bread, salt and pepper to season it. For the value, it was not worth it. We were celebrating a graduation meal with my family. The private room was nice. Overall our experience was good because the service made up for the meal. We dine at Vons at least a 4 times a year, the food had always been expectional however this time it was not. We left disappointed.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on December 28, 2017

It was extremely cold outside and we were greeted at the door and hustled to a cozy table. They had set up a couple of space heaters to keep the room warm which was a nice touch. The service was great, waiter was funny and accommodating but not hovering. The food was very tasty but my husband’s steak was slightly overdone. They offered to get him a new one but he declined and they offered us desert instead. The service was prompt and the food was very good. We will return.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Well, in my opinion I loved the taste of everything. But, the oysters were too crunchy for some reason and the garlic bread was overcooked. The portion sizes were very small for dinner. The people were nice and it's a beautiful place, but the food quality needs to be stepped up.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Requested a private table for our wedding anniversary on a Wednesday night. 2 other tables in the entire restaurant and they sat us right next to a family of 8. Dining room was so cold I didn't have feeling in my fingers by the time we left. Steaks weren't cooked correctly. $150 wasted, we could have done better at home for much less.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Fantastic Service and the oystrs were to die for! We'll be back!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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vip
 (Edmonton)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Awesome food and service. Will be back on Jan 13 for a birthday celebration.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Despite having informed Von's that it was my daughter's birthday, and them confirming it, no acknowledgement was made of it when we were there. A little disappointing!

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 15, 2017

I reserved a table well in advance and indicated that my wife and I were celebrating our very first date 45 years ago. Parking next door in a paid parking area; however just register your vehicle when you arrive for free parking. We arrived on time and were greeted by a tall girl who confirmed our reservation. She asked if we would like to check our coats and we said yes so she gave my wife the coat hanger to hang the coats. Hmmmmm normally the hostess will actually take the coats to hang them then place them in the cloak room. Anyway we were escorted to our table beside the fireplace. Very nice ambiance in the dining room and the tables were not too close together. Diane took good care of us from beginning to end. Drink orders were placed and served in good time. Placed our appetizer and food order. I had the jumbo prawn cocktail and my wife had the Mushrooms Neptune. Both aps arrived after only 7 minutes and were delicious. The mains arrived 10 minutes afterwards. I had the 14 oz. prime rib and my wife had the 6 oz. filet both medium rare and cooked to perfection. The 6 oz. filet looked very small and I'd question if it was in fact 6 oz. There was no seasoning at all on the filet which was rather unusual so my wife had to use salt. My PR was a hefty cut with nice fat throughout(which I cut off) Good size Yorkshire pudding came with it as did a side of horseradish and gravy, not Au Jus which disappointed me. The PR flavor was okay but the gravy was a packaged variety with zero au jus added which would have nicely added additional flavor to the meat. I just salted the PR and left out the gravy. Plates were promptly taken and we ordered dessert. Creme brule for my wife and double chocolate cake for me both of which were tasty. Disappointing with the very small portion size of the unseasoned filet and also no Au Jus for the prime rib. Also
disappointing was the fact that no one acknowledged our 45th anniversary of our first date!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Great food wonderful staff. My date and I had A wonderful evening. The waitress helped us by taking pictures of us.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Ambiance and energy is fantastic.
Service is great, waiting staff was there at appropriate times.
Free parking is a nice perk.

Was not offered a children's menu for our 8yr old. She still enjoyed the coconut shrimp though

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Fresh oysters are fantastic!
Would be nice if bar table reservations was an option. Otherwise great place!

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on December 2, 2017

I got a table at Vons steakhouse in the lounge for a birthday party. The atmosphere was perfect and service was outstanding. Everyone was talking about how much fun they had. Owner is super friendly and makes sure everyone has an awesome experience!! Would hold another party here in a heartbeat. Thanks guys!

Tags: Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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