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Pearl Diver

Pearl Diver

Gastropub and Seafood Restaurant$$$$
St. Lawrence, Toronto
  • This gastropub is famous for their oysters. It's one of the most popular in the city!
  • Leanne J.
    "Oysters are yummy, but be patient with the waitress"(34 Tips)
    David G.
    "Get the Late night Shuck!"(2 Tips)
    Ginette L.
    "table for the Winterlicious event"(2 Tips)
    Danny A.
    "Try the lobster for sure!"(5 Tips)
50 Tips and reviews
  • oysters
  • late night shuck
  • good for dates
  • winterlicious
  • cozy
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  • Patrick
    PatrickJune 8, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Book a seat at the bar and enjoy the interaction with the crew. European Oyster collection is a must have. ShuckerPaddy Oyster Gear, lessons & tastings. 7-Days Lunch&Dinner OysterHours 3-6pm for deals Read more
  • Bea
    BeaJuly 6, 2013
    LOBSTER!! Also the bottleneck clams. Can't decide if their oysters and mussels just weren't good (compared to oyster boy) or if their clams are just amazing. But get the lobster.
  • Marcell H.
    Marcell HollowayMay 26, 2015
    Had an amazing time here!!! Such a great spot. Food was unreal and the staff make it even more memorable! Kevin, Brian and Spencer thanks guys!! We will be back!!
  • Ville S.
    Ville SointuMay 25, 2015
    Oysters are well shucked and the chef makes genuinely good seafood (even the dessert creme brûlée was excellent), but this place suffers from bad management. Servers are friendly and do what they can.
  • Keith J.
    Keith JasperSeptember 18, 2015
    My first time at Pear Diver and this place is the best. They just served me a complimentary wine sample and some oysters. This place is the real deal
  • Paul M.
    Paul McClureFebruary 10
    The Thursday special of 100 oysters for $100 is amazing; great service and very cozy.
  • Desmond F.
    Desmond F.April 29, 2015
    Oysters are delicious, go for the Late Night Shuck ($15 for 12) from 10pm to close!
  • Diana S.
    Diana SJanuary 21, 2016
    Delicious, fresh, and larger portions than expected! Plus check out their specials like 100 oysters for $100 Thursdays.
  • Cameron M.
    Cameron MadduxApril 30, 2016
    Post 10pm Get a dozen oysters for $15. The broth for the mussels is a coconut Thai, and on point
  • Cameron D.
    Cameron DearsleyMarch 25, 2016
    Po' boy sandwich with a side of fries is a good choice. Great seafood chowder and daily specials.
  • Bea A.
    Bea ArmstrongMarch 18, 2016
    Thursdays are 100 oysters for $100 – it's a pretty good fare for you and 3 friends.
  • Amanda
    AmandaMay 7, 2013
    This is not in Texas! It is in Toronto. 3-5 everyday you can get 12 oysters and a choice of booze for 20 bucks
  • HanBi K.
    HanBi KFebruary 3, 2016
    Fresh oysters! They have special oysters for $15 for a dozen
  • Ginette L.
    Ginette LuFebruary 8, 2014
    If you booked a table for the Winterlicious event, be advise you only have an hour and a half seating time.
  • DKF
    DKFOctober 26, 2015
    Great for small plate sharing. Seafood tower is worth it!
  • Bessam
    BessamSeptember 2, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    100 oysters for $100 on Thursday... but only one order per table allowed!
  • Rovie J.
    Rovie JohnOctober 30, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Oysters are so good. and their soup is so delicious
  • Jenna
    JennaApril 8, 2013
    House spicy sauce is super spicy but very tasty. Ask for it!
  • Winterlicious
    WinterliciousDecember 23, 2012
    Join us at Starfish Oyster Bed and Grill January 25 – February 7, 2013 for a delicious, 3-course, prix fixe meal as part of Toronto's Winterlicious. #LiciousTO
  • Adam
    AdamNovember 28, 2010
    The oysters are great, but the freshwater bass tastes like a fish I caught on a canoe trip in Algonquin (aka, lake water)
  • Keith J.
    Keith JasperSeptember 18, 2015
    Try the shellfish bastard beer. Lol doesn't taste like lobster
  • Lillian C.
    Lillian CheungAugust 5, 2016
    Chicken liver oyster pate was the best dish!
  • Alled L.
    Alled LuvietteJuly 23, 2015
    The best oysters in downtown so far
  • Leanne J.
    Leanne JiangFebruary 9, 2014
    Oysters are yummy, but be patient with the waitress
  • Ambles K.
    Ambles KwokNovember 2, 2010
    I love the dining environment. I wish they have a better lunch menu.
  • Miguel F.
    Miguel FlorendoJune 13, 2011
    Amazing selection of oysters but I wish there were more sauces like Rodneys.
  • Mike N.
    Mike NewnhamMarch 8, 2014
    Great oyster plate for starters. Paddy's choice
  • Go Find Alice
    Go Find AliceMarch 31, 2015
    Oysters and great seafood!
  • Ann J.
    Ann JunMay 18, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Great, beautifully shucked oysters! Go for the Caesar or the oyster stout!
  • Aysia G.
    Aysia GarbeNovember 23, 2015
    Food was great, oysters were yummy. The service was not very good.
  • Rita G.
    Rita GaoApril 6, 2015
    oysters are so great!
  • Jason S.
    Jason S.August 23
    The fried calamari was quite delicious
  • Desmond F.
    Desmond F.April 11, 2015
    Oysters and clam chowder.
  • Christopher
    ChristopherFebruary 22, 2014
    The shrimp po'boy. Nom. Nom. Nom.
  • ed l.
    ed leeFebruary 20, 2014
    Oyster stout was a big hit
  • Danny A.
    Danny A.March 18, 2015
    Try the lobster for sure!
  • Ketellyn M.
    Those oysters, oh dear!
  • David G.
    David GolborneAugust 22, 2015
    Get the Late night Shuck!
  • Dave J.
    Dave JooFebruary 26, 2016
    Oysters and lobsters!
  • Kelvin
    KelvinJuly 18, 2010
    Summerlicious 2010 up to Jul 25. The oyster app choice is definitely with it!
  • kiki's BFF
    kiki's BFFMay 1, 2012
    Try the Sticky Toffee Pudding
  • Simon L.
    Simon LJune 3, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Get Paddy's Choice - a dozen bivalves of the shucker's choice for a mere $30.
  • Yan C.
    Yan ChenMarch 3
    oyester here is awesome!
  • Danielle G.
    Danielle GirouxMarch 7, 2016
    Seafood Circus
  • Greg P.
    Greg PriceJanuary 16, 2013
    DON'T order the Church Key Apple Ale. It's awful!
  • Pat T.
    Pat TapiaAugust 27, 2011
    Such slow service, you'd think for the prices they could afford to hire more staff
  • kiki's BFF
    kiki's BFFMay 1, 2012
    Try the Oysters
  • Georgette M.
    Very rude employees. Wrong information online and on their menus.
  • Long N.
    Long NguyenMarch 31
  • Cesar V.
    Cesar VillaltaFebruary 15, 2014
    Service is horrible. Not worth the trip.
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