Von's Steakhouse & Oyster Bar

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1831 reviews
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  • 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 )

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.

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Philadelphia
41 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

Our server was not fully engaged and did not have correct info on the meal (for example, he said the vegetables were Brussels sprouts, but broccoli is what came out). The steak was decent and cooked properly, but the overall value was ok.

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AM
Toronto
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 4Food 5Service 2Ambience 4

2.5 hrs to dine with first 15 min to have someone put water and ask for drinks then another 15 to get drinks. Missed appe and had to ask for bread, for pepper....that isn't fine dining.
Otherwise great experience with faster servicr would be better.

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GP
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

Food and service were amazing. As it was the Valentine's weekend it was busy, but I expect that this restaurant is always busy ;) Service was amazing. it was quite loud, as the the place was completely full, and the way that the tables are laid and the dining room is designed it is inevitable. I am not sure what could be done to change that - perhaps more booths, or baffling in the ceilings, or white noise machines? Would still recommend this restaurant and will definitely return.

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OT
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Our server was amazing.

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C
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Seafood was a little disappointing. The king crab legs were overcooked and dry. The mussels weren’t very fresh. The steak was good though.

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GV
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our waiter was great, friendly yet professional good suggestions
Food as usual delicious

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OT
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 2

Worst dinning experience by far. My girlfriend and I had a reservation at the place. Upon arriving, we waiting between 10-15 mins for someone to come and ask us if we had a table. There were servers and workers walking around consistently, walking past us and not even acknowledging us. We didn’t even get a hello. After waiting patiently, the manager finally arrived and apologized for the delay and that he would get us the best seat in the house. He said everyone was being rushed and things weren’t going smoothly. He offered us a drink on the house, and mentioned that he would come and check on us. We were seated in a very tight space, and the waitress had no idea what she was doing. She didn’t offer us any water initially, we waited quite a bit before she came up to us. She came to our table, and asked us if we need help with the menu as she didn’t remember if she already went over it with us. We told her no and her response was ‘oh I’m sorry, things are just all over the place’. Then she proceeded to ask us if we decided on drinks with no drink menu. Once she realized that she hasn’t done anything yet, she says she’ll grab us a drink menu, looks over at the couple on our right and asks them for their drink menu as they said that they didn’t have enough menus for everyone. They said to the couple, if you need the menu, it’s just next door. We waited 20 mins for the manager to come and talk to us but he never showed up. This is when we decided to walk out. I’m appalled by this kind of service. We have never been treated like this on such a occasion and my girlfriend was pretty upset about all of this. I will not be recommending anyone to this restaurant nor will I ever return as the workers there lack basic serving skills and behaviour.

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c
Edmonton
4 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 3Food 5Service 2Ambience 5

Great time as usual food was late lots of wrong plates brought to our table
Oysters were great and so was dinner so over a great place to go to but we’d go for the oysters only

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LG
Edmonton
3 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous food, great service !

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SH
Edmonton
10 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 1Ambience 1

The restaurant adds a “service fee” 18% regardless if everything if good or not. To me. A tip is a gesture done. By the customer not demanded by the restaurant. We will not be returning to vons ever again and you can bet I will tell as many people as I can to avoid your restaurant. Only 3 people on our party - ridiculous

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OT
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great food and service. Good dinning atmosphere, price is also reasonable.

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Edmonton
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 3

Our server Brad was great. One persons steak was way over cooked the other( different typed steak was undercooked) it seemed Theo take a long time to get our food and our server didn’t have any help.
It was a nice evening thanks to Brad

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C
Edmonton
3 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It was my wife’s birthday. They sat us near the fireplace. From the time we sat to the time our meal arrived was very good. The staff were knowledgeable and friendly. I will be back with my wife again in the future.

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Caribbean
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My go to when i want a great night out and perfect meal.

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PC
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent cuisine and atmosphere.... food was delivered fresh and quickly

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OT
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Outstanding menu, excellent service and good selection of wines!

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LV
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

The waiter didn’t tell us top was included so I ended up double tipping. It would have been nice to know

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TC
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 1Ambience 4

I would recommend for oysters, fresh and very tasty. Otherwise, there are much better steaks in town. We started with a prolonged wait to get a cocktail, while we were seated in the lounge. We actually got our oysters served before drinks came out. The drinks were weak. My wife has onion allergy, which we told the waitress. The only thing the waitress did well was take my wife's meal off the bill because she forgot to tell the cook. The whole time there were only three tables seated. My steak was ok but for one of the more expensive steaks in town, I'd go elsewhere. In summary, service sucked, drinks sucked, meal was mediocre, oysters on half shell phenomenal. Go for a beer and oysters, go elsewhere for dinner.

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K
Edmonton
4 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We were there on a Tuesday night to have a quiet birthday celebration. Decided on sampling all the east coast oysters DELICIOUS. Went on to giant prawn cocktail, steak bites and a lovely bottle of Pino Grig. The mushroom plate we had was not hot (warm only) although served in a "hot cast iron skillet). It was Ok but not near as good as the rest of our food. Chocolate desert and a glass of Port and we were on our way. All in all excellent!!

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OT
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 2Ambience 4

Food was fantastic, our only complaint would be that they didn’t have enough service staff and put our fantastic waitress in a bind trying to care of everyone. Otherwise everything was great

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C
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

The food was delicious and the service was great - we had a really nice dinner

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S
Edmonton
3 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

It was our 1st Anniversary together. And could not of picked a better place to Celebrate it! Great Job Vons!!

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OT
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Good service but my steak was overdone. Other guests had the fish which was bland and under seasoned and also overdone.

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DS
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Staff were awesome, meat was cooked perfectly , seafood disappointing. Great selection of appetizers, nice restaurant/lounge, terrible parking.

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JS
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great atmosphere, food and service! We prefer this steakhouse to any other in Edmonton! We've celebrated birthdays, anniversaries and date nights there!

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S
Seattle
8 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 5

So nice to be in a restaurant that you can talk to the people at the table without shouting. Food was good, not great. Everything was under seasoned and bland. Service was just ok, long wait for drink orders and coffee and water refills. Very expensive...not great value for the money.

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J
Edmonton
9 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Honestly best steak place in Edmonton.
Great value for your money and the service and food never disappoints.

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MK
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great service and food. Waitress was helpful and suggested considering not ordering a certain starter (cheese bread) as they did bring complimentary bread out

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MY
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food, great drinks, even better service. Von’s is a date night favourite for us!

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AE
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 2Food 4Service 2Ambience 4

I wish it was a little more clear that there was a set menu and set price. Even when we got there no one explained that to us. Our server just came over and asked what we wanted but gave us no direction otherwise.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great service and fantastic food. Very nice evening.

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CD
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We enjoyed our evening very much. The food was very good, but could have be hotter, the taste was there.

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SC
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 3Ambience 3

Was very disappointed in the experience and the food. We were rushed through our starters to get to the meal only to find my piece of Prime Rib was 30% fat. I took a picture of the pile of fat if you would like to see it. Having one dish show up while trying to enjoy the previous dish certainly created a fast food experience

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KW
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 3

Extremely disappointed with the lack of knowledge of our server, as well as the overall experience.

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OT
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

Oyster bar. Enough said. Fantastic.

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DE
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

There Is not a better place to Dine in Edmonton ‼️ IMPRESSED every TiMe‼️

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T
Edmonton
6 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This often forgotten steak and seafood house has been around for a long time and, but for Ruths Chris, is better than its competitors. Great prime rib, steaks, seafood and salads, along with great service and quiet ambience are more than enough reasons to try this gem. We are tired of noisy high energy steak houses where you can't hear yourself think and have to shout across the table to visit with friends. The carpets, draperies and soft chairs absorb the sound in this restaurant to give one a peaceful night out which, along with their great food, keeps us coming back.

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m
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The best oyster bar in Edmonton ever! their varied choices of oyster and wines are good for gourmets, also the sweet potato side of steaks is memorable.

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G
Edmonton
6 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

We had a wonderful Christmas Eve dinner.our waiter was friendly and informative and very pleasant. Food was amazing

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LL
Calgary
6 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Food was awesome and management was very accommodating. Nice little surprises for celebrating a birthday . Lovely service from Kirsten, great personality !! Would definitely recommend for a nice evening out :)

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