Von's Steakhouse & Oyster Bar

4.1
1781 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
CAN$31 to CAN$50
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Steakhouse
Top tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
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 )
icon/ic_private_diningCreated with Sketch.
Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
Steakhouse, Seafood
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
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
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(780) 439-0041
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress Code
Smart Casual
icon/ic_chefCreated with Sketch.
Executive Chef
Mike Doppler
Open Google Maps
icon/ic_locationCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
Neighbourhood
icon/ic_cross_streetCreated with Sketch.
Cross Street
Gateway Boulevard
icon/ic_parking_detailsCreated with Sketch.
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.
icon/ic_special_eventsCreated with Sketch.
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.
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

Private Dining

At Vons Steak House & Oyster Bar we know how important special occasions are to our guests. Vons is the perfect venue for birthday celebrations, wedding receptions, engagement parties, corporate meetings, breakfast meetings, business lunches and social gatherings.

View Private Dining Details
What 1781 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.1based on recent ratings
4.1
Food
4.0
Service
4.3
Ambience
3.8
Value
Noise · Moderate
82% of people would recommend it to a friend
5
4
3
2
1
Sort by
Newest
Filters
C
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Everything was amazing. The wait took a little while. Our food was cold but instantly rectified. Expect to take your time and be in no rush.
Expect greatness because the food is phenomenal.

Report
Helpful
c
Edmonton
15 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

Although no one complained, one guest who had ordered medium rare was given medium well.
My filet was to t.be med well but was served med rare.

Our previous experience with the Keg has been nothing but positive in the pas

Report
Helpful
CC
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Great food, great selection, above all was the exceptional service.

Report
Helpful
OT
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Everything was great besides having our steaks mixed up!

Report
Helpful
CM
Edmonton
5 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and friendly service

Report
Helpful
M
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 5Ambience 4

My husband’s prime rib was tough, and they sat us right beside another couple even though the room was empty. We felt that we were in their personal space and intruding in their conversation, and I’m sure they felt the same. The service, otherwise, was excellent.

Report
Helpful
JB
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food was absolutely unreal, the service was amazing. Our server introduced himself, asked us all out names and shook our hands. The food came out quick and warm. It was great overall.

Report
Helpful
OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Family in town

Report
Helpful
PE
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

We have been dining here for special occasions for many years and the past couple of times we were a little disappointed with the service and food. The prime rib was 20% fat, gristle and lukewarm. Service was also very slow, two and a half hours for just the two of us with 5 empty tables and 5 servers. Looks like we'll have to find another steak house for our special occasions.

Report
Helpful
N
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazingly knowledgeable and personable server, Kiertsen. (sp?)

The only downside was lack of enforcement of dress code. PLEASE enforce this. I know we live in Alberta, but I do not appreciate going out to a high class establishment and looking around at other people and thinking I walked into a Boston Pizza.

Report
Helpful
BR
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great food, Knowledgeable staff. We were well looked after and the food was prepared as ordered. Great steak. I did not know there were so many different kinds of Oysters.

Report
Helpful
S
Edmonton
7 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

We had a lovely table and excellent service but the porterhouse for two was a tad lackluster. The mushroom sauce on the steak with a side of Chimichurri didn't really make sense? The veggies were steamed and a bit bland and the potatoes stuffed with asiago cheese then deep fried sounded delicious but they had a sweet taste which was odd, and they were also not warm. It wasn't really worth $250 for wine and dinner for what we got unfortunately, but the service and oysters were wonderful. Not a home run this time for Vons :-(

Report
Helpful
AC
Edmonton
7 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Service was amazing and food was great! Always a great visit

Report
Helpful
R
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 4

Service was terrible on a slow night. Only thing from keeping my rating from five stars.

Report
Helpful
OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Best server I’ve had in a long time. Props to him.

Report
Helpful
JL
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Awaesome
First time there
Portions alike small
On calamari for price

Report
Helpful
KK
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Was a nice evening having sea food. Oster and lobster was really good.

Report
Helpful
K
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

First thing's first. Kevin is PHENOMENAL! He made what was supposed to be just a super low key birthday dinner with my boyfriend into such a special evening. He was so attentive and personable. We felt we made a friend that evening versus just having another waiter serve us. On top of the exceptional service, the food was on point and the overall ambiance was just perfect. This was our 2nd time at Von's and we'll definitely be back!

Report
Helpful
AW
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

If you like fresh oysters, this is the place to go in Edmonton. Excellent service as well!

Report
Helpful
KK
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our reservation was for 5 to celebrate a milestone birthday in the family. EVERYTHING from start to finish was a positive and wonderful experience. Definitely very happy to have chosen Vons for a 3.5 hour, slow dining and sipping experience. Highly recommend⭐️

Report
Helpful
AS
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food was phenomenal and the service was fantastic.

Report
Helpful
OT
Phoenix
5 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

:)
Great food!
Service was amazing.
Overall a great experience.

Report
Helpful
D
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Good food , excellent service and nice atmosphere.

Report
Helpful
Y
Edmonton
9 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had dinner with two colleagues, everything was exceptional. Our waiter Matt was fantastic and all of our food was perfect, cooked exactly as ordered, compliments to the chefs. I would highly recommend Von’s no matter the occasion, their dinning room is a comfortable and relaxing environment.

Report
Helpful
JC
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2018
Overall 3Food 1Service 5Ambience 5

Everything was good for my dining companions and even the appetizers. Unfortunately I ordered the halibut and it was dry. Also the truffle risotto didnt taste like truffle and it was too salty to finish...other than that it was a good experience.

Report
Helpful
ED
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

My steak was excellent however my wife was not overly impressed; she ordered the birds nest seafood pasta that advertised a crab leg on top that was missing and the pasta was as overdone making it mushy

Report
Helpful
L
Edmonton
4 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 1Ambience 4

We visited Von’s on numerous occasions. Maybe this was an off night but it was a very disappointing experience

Report
Helpful
CD
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 1Ambience 5

The service was not up to par. We never got bread to the table until after the meal arrived. Ordered the seafood dinner for 2 which was delivered cold. We asked for a steak to be added and had to pay for a full steak dinner. Would be nice to have an add on option for steak only not pay for a full second meal all you want is the steak. Water glasses were frequently empty. We did not order drinks so it was a bit frustrating.

Report
Helpful
RF
Edmonton
7 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We (a party of five) met for my son's belated birthday meal. He wanted to eat steak and I gave him about four restaurant recommendations. Two of us had the halibut, two had the Steak Oscar and I oscar-ed a strip loin steak. All of the meals were delivered hot and just as we ordered. The meat was tender and delicious. The paired wine (Latour) was very good. The service was excellent.

Report
Helpful
JM
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Great fresh raw oysters...very good sea food dishes!

Report
Helpful
OT
Edmonton
6 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 5

Worst food and Very slow service ! Never recommend at all !

Report
Helpful
QP
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 4

service can be faster. front desk no communicate with customer. no thank you no hello

Report
Helpful
JB
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

We enjoyed our evening here. It was fun, the food was good and the waiter was attentive. Being from the UK, I would have liked better Yorkshire puddings. They were OK but not as good as my Mum used to make. They need to be lighter. I also think they should serve better desserts, and not those made somewhere else and shipped in. Light custards over home made apple or blueberry pie or sticky toffee pudding with custard or meringue would have been great.or even just specialty sherbert as a palate cleanser

Report
Helpful
s
Edmonton
3 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Phenomenal food and exceptional service. Will certainly be going back.

Report
Helpful
OT
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great cook on the steaks.

Report
Helpful
OT
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My siblings and I took my parents to Vons for dinner last night and we had an amazing experience. Our server was friendly and very helpful. The food was absolutely incredible and we enjoyed every dish we ordered. We ordered a few appetizers, each of us ordered our own dishes for our main course which included the goat cheese filet, rib eye, the Oscar, halibut, and the creole chicken and each dish was impeccable! I would definitely recommend this restaurant to all!

Report
Helpful
OT
Edmonton
7 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 2

Waited long for my drinks Got my steak before my appetizer ,the steak was cooked to perfection but the quality of the steak is not worth the price ,their menu says AAA steak but it tastes like it was bought from a local grocery store !

Report
Helpful
FM
New York Area
49 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Had the filet mignon, which was cooked to a perfect medium rare. Delicious! My dining companion had the evening special steak, also very good.
We had an appetizer off the summer menu, tempura lobster and shrimp, which was not as described. Batter was not tempura like, but a heavier fried batter. Lobster pieces were ground and battered into balls. The chili aioli that was supposed to come with the dish was replaced with a sweet soy glaze. We would definitely not order this appetizer again. That said, our main courses and sides, as well as the service, were all excellent.

Report
Helpful
OT
Edmonton
3 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

The bread served before the meal was a few thin slices of hot dog buns. Very poor.

Report
Helpful
OT
Edmonton
8 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Excellent Food service was good loved the seafood platter it was amazing oysters where good

Report
Helpful
1
2
3
45