Five Kitchen and Oyster Bar

4.5
119 reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Seafood
We are open! Please call (604) 538-8153 to make a reservation.

This casual dining restaurant serves savory Canadian cuisine with an emphasis on smoked and seafood dishes. It offers an eclectic menu packed with tasty appetizers, mussels, oysters, soups, fresh salads, flatbread, burgers and signature entrees. This restaurant also serves a tidy range of gluten-free and vegetarian-friendly fare.

An ideal choice for everything from a leisurely meal to a business lunch, Five Kitchen Oyster Bar boasts a full-service bar where guests can enjoy their meal with a refreshing beverage. It includes a tidy list of beer, cocktails and wine. Settle into the refined indoor dining room or dine al fresco, in the elegant outdoor dining area. Five Kitchen Oyster Bar is open for lunch and dinner every day.
What 119 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.4
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4.6
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.2
Value
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MalikaA
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

Whoever greeted me (not the server) an older man with grey hair with a mask on - was utterly rude, poor manners and requested to see my prescription (After I showed him my medications for my severe asthma).
Not everyone can wear a mask! Be considerate! I’ll never be back
The food was below average.
You just pay for the view.

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SusanM
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always food was fabulous along with the excellent service!

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Iloveseafreshseafooddone
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service and great food. The special occasion was a birthday and they offered a free dessert.

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Pamela
Vancouver
12 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always, the food was incredible. We had the Taste of White Rock meals and they were absolutely delicious. Kim was our wonderful server and she was as awesome as she always is! The restaurant felt incredibly safe and it was not crowded. We appreciate and enjoy an evening out such as this now more than ever! Thank you Five!

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JohnM
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

This was our first dining experience at Five Kitchen and Oyster Bar and we would be delighted to return. In spite of the the Covid limitations that the restaurant had to endure, all aspects of the fine dining were apparent and a credit to the staff and management. Great job and thank you!

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ChristopherM
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience3

Food is good, had a very pleasant server. Ambiance is COVID appropriate. Understandably small wine list but not enough whites for a seafood restaurant.

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Auntiesamhulme
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our dinner was fantastic and our server was great. We had a wonderful time I would recommend this place without hesitation.

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vipJessikoff
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall1Food3Service3Ambience3

Was decent food and service other than they refused to honour Open Table reward cheque we used for part of the meal. They accepted it at the restaurant and then called me after being really rude saying they refuse it. We won't be returning again despite being here multiple times in the past.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was absolutely delicious! Will definitely be returning.

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LandR
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Five combines great food and great service with a relaxed and informal ambience.
We have dined there many times and have never been let down in sny way.

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LaurenM
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a great time, the service was fast, our waitress was lovely and the food was delicious!

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vipNina
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Not sure if it was that night specifically but a couple of tables were super loud and it was hard having a conversation with my friends because of it, not the restaurant's fault obviously :)

food took some time to come out, especially the dessert, it took longer than the food but overall the staff were super friendly, the owner was super nice and welcoming and the entrees were great, the appies were okay.

i would definitely return though and try something else.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
14 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service and food was great. Highly recommend the lemon grass mussels and oysters.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

In these trying times what a pleasure to find an escape.
To feel relaxed, taken care of and most importantly to me right now “safe”.
Let’s face it is so critical in these challenging times to find that balance. I go where I am comfortable, and I do prefer to support the independent small businesses.
FIVE really went the extra mile on all fronts. Their precautions made me feel completely at ease.
The food was absolutely outstanding! My fave starter, really the best jumbo prawns, we could not hesitate to share the ceaser salad, and my mainstay without fail ... the creole chicken. This dish covers it all, which happens to include a few of my faves.
But my friend cannot go any day wrong, with that perfect cook they always maintain on his steak! Their steak board is amazingly delicious every time. Such a great sauce. Peppercorn is our personal fave. But the dark cherry jus, makes it a difficult call every time.
I think it’s important to give a shout out to those that are taking special care in a very unique and extraordinary time in all our lives.
FIVE went out of their way to make us comfortable like they always do, but even more so with all the extras to make you feel they have your best interest in mind during the difficult situation we are currently facing.
Service top notch, and that view ... wow, I can get lost in that ocean and sunset and just forever remain in my happy place.
Even on dull day, West Coast beach dining is beautiful in ANY weather !!
Thanks FIVE team for anther great experience. Stay Safe and see you all very soon!

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SuzanaP
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

All staff were amazing and followed covid proctocols. Food and ambience was amazing as was the service. I would come again

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and very good service

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KenA
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food. Steak melted in my mouth. My wife had the pasta and loved it. Great view and server was spot on.

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GordS
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2020
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience4

Dinner was good but a bit salty. So salty in fact that I sent it back. No problem at all getting the order redone. Next was not salty but flavour was just ok. Will try something different next time. I had the lobster ravioli btw.

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KarenK
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall1Food3Service1Ambience4

I went a few weeks ago the service was outstanding and the food was good, drinks were not good. I decided to go back and take my family for my daughter's birthday it was terrible the waiter was the worst. The calamari was thick and chewy and the drinks again were awful you need a new bartender. We decided to ditch dinner and cut our losses it would have been crazy expensive for terrible service and maybe another hour before we were told the specials ugh!

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vipOnlythebestest
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

Horrible experience, I highly advise staying away. Dirty tables, walls, seating, dark atmosphere restaurant, food tasted like it was frozen and old. Absolutely rude and condescending service from beginning to end. The table we were seated at had leftover sauce/gravy from the previous group, when asked to clean it off, the server came back irritated and aggressively wiped it as if to imply it was an inconvenience and asking too much of her. Can’t help but question how they sanitize tables between customers during Covid. I usually would not speak about this, but feel the need to say I was racially profiled and not welcome. I came from Burnaby to come try this place and I frequent restaurants multiple times a week throughout Vancouver, this place is by far the worst dining experience I’ve had in years. Your money is better spent elsewhere.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Friendly servers, good recommendations for our meals, delicious food and decent prices.

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Scottb
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience5

Restaurant is quite nice and we had a great waitress. Food was good but when we got our clam and muscle dish I was not impressed as it was a very small portion compared to many other restaurants that serve these. For the price you are missing the mark. Also your wine prices are a bit higher then needed

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RajD
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great spot to eat! Great food with wonderful service. A very much recommended restaurant if you are looking to treat yourself at good value :) Server was also very kind. She brought out creme brûlée for my bday and didn’t even charge us! A nice treat!

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DarrelB
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The only thing I could say about the experi nice was that the top layer of rice in my paella was dry. Other than that it was excellent. Quick. Great service staff.

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scottie
Edinburgh
4 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service, food and location could not be better. Fish and chips awesome and spinach salad with chicken excellent.

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Manjeet
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall3Food5Service3Ambience5

Food was delicious. I am sure our Server forgot about us because we waited over 30 mins for a dessert menu.

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LoganE
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the food and the service. We had the Ribeye steak, Oysters and the Creme Broule. The steak was cooked perfectly and the oysters were very fresh and shucked extremely well. The oysters came with three sides that complemented them very well. We even came back the next day to have some more oysters and the Calamari, which was excellent as well.

We will definitely return and will recommend our friends.

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Doctorjen
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent evening at Five. The food was amazing, as was the service. Great dinner put.

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OpenTable Diner
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best meal we’ve had this summer. Incredible staff and incredible food, Epic staff. This place is worth every penny. Highly recommend the lobster ravioli!

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CatS
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Birthday dinner - 4th or 5th time eating here. Freshest seafood! Today had scallop ceviche (daily special), oysters, mussels, calamari, croquettes. Topped off with blueberry creme brulee complete with sparkler!! Thank you - will be back .... again :)

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GalinaF
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always food was amazing. Stuff is friendly and very willing to accommodate your requests

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Vicki
Vancouver
21 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Birthday for my husband and we had a wonderful time. Great food and service. Highly recommend this restaurant

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TeresaC
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good food with nice service, very impressive. Definitely will come in the future.

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EmmaM
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Sitting in patio with plexiglass between tables 👍. Servers wore masks and were very pleasant 👍. Ordered a tea $4, clam steam pot $29, bread $1.5. The clam pot had only about 30 small clams in it 👎.

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RonW
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Atmosphere inside made you feel like you were still on the patio! Love the tables by the ‘open’ windows! Food outstanding! Seafood was to die for, variety and tasty! Smoked salmon flat bread, and bruschetta were some favourites- if you like lamb - the dish is a must try!

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Pamela
Vancouver
13 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always, we enjoyed our time and meal at Five. Beautiful location, excellent service and incredible food. Perfect special evening!

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vipSarahB
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

The atmosphere was good and the oysters were delicious. The menu was a bit overpriced for the oysters

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

We did not end up eating here, the manager was extremely rude. We specially requested a table by the window, he was adamant about placing us at a table right by the kitchen. There were a number of open tables and was absolutely rude advising we could not have them, we were a 6:15 reservation and they were being held for the 7:45 reservations. We walked out because he was so rude, why would we spend good money to be treated like we were fortunate to be there! Will never go back!

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious food. Smart well informed staff. Great quality ingredients. Accommodating kitchen with special requests. Very prompt service. Highly recommended!!

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NaimLee
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious, delicious, delicious!
We had the 2 dozen fresh oysters! Seafood Linguine, Rack of Lamb & their cheesecake!
We sat inside, as the patio was full when we arrived. They have physical distancing in place so some tables are left empty. They all have plexiglass dividers as well so that the view isn't compromised! so that was nice. The service was amazing and attentive!

They ask you to sanitize your hands before sitting at a table, that's also a nice touch.

We will be back, we can't wait to enjoy, hopefully next time we can get a seat on the patio! fingers crossed!

FAQs

Five Kitchen and Oyster Bar is rated 4.5 stars by 119 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.