Fancy a shuck? Vv Magazine’s Helen Siwak has searched high and low to ensure you get your fill of oysters on a budget. Read on for some of the most notable buck-a-shuck deals in the city.
With Vancouver’s Buck-A-Shuck scene dwindling, the city finds itself with a plethora of a Buck+30 or a Buck+50 per shuck or Half Price Shucks. Here are 10 generous establishments that are still offering Buck-a-Shuck deals to those with a taste for the tangy.
Note: Offers are subject to change. Call ahead to ensure a good shucking!
269 Keefer Street
Seasonal oysters and Buck-a-Shuck. Happy Hour is Tuesday to Sunday 4:30pm to 6:30pm to shuck and suck to your heart’s content.
Rodney’s Oyster House
1228 Hamilton Street
They can be ordered shucked, raw or pan-fried during Happy Hour which is Monday to Saturday 3pm to 6pm.
Merchants Oyster Bar
1590 Commercial Drive
Order an appetizer and qualify for the Buck-a-Shuck deal in this seafood oasis. Best times? Mondays from 2pm to closing and during their weekend brunch from 11am to 2:30pm.
Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar
845 Burrard Street
Daily Happy Hour from 3pm to 6pm has the Buck-a-Shuck scene slurping and pairing with fine brews.
Chewie’s Steam & Oyster Bar
Kitsilano, 2201 West 1st Avenue
Buck-a-Shuck offered during their Happy Hour which is Monday to Friday from 5pm to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday from 3pm to 6pm, and their second Happy Hour Sunday to Thursday is 9pm to late.
Chewies Coal Harbour
110 – 1055 West Hastings Street
Every day from 3pm to 6pm, no messing around. A good solid 3 hours of oyster shucking.
Mahony & Sons
601 Stamps Landing in False Creek
With one of the most astounding creek side views, Mahony & Sons offers up Buck-a-Shuck oysters on Monday through Thursday from 3pm to 6pm. Oysters are BC local and so fresh.
Bao Down Gastropub + Raw Bar
115 West 2nd Avenue
Oysters served up for Buck-a-Shuck are of four different varieties. Their Happy Hours are Monday to Wednesday 4pm to close, Thursday and Friday 4pm to 6pm, and Saturday/Sunday from 3pm to 6pm. So oysters every day on special!
Ebisu on Robson
827 Bute Street
Less than a Buck-a-Shuck, these sweeties are only 99 cents! Happy Hour each day from 3pm to 6pm and then on Sunday to Thursday 9pm to closing.
Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House
777 Thurlow Street
You cannot get fresher Buck-a-Shuck oysters at such a high respected establishment. Enjoy them at Happy Hour from 4pm to 6pm.
LIFT Bar & Grill
333 Menchions Mews
Buck-a-Shuck available a fabulous 7 days a week from 3pm to 6pm at their beautiful bar. Enjoy with a raspberry mignonette, cocktail sauce or a spicy Sriracha sauce.