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OUR TANKS ARE FILLED WITH LIVE KING CRAB!
Each whole King Crab serves 4-6 people and they are truly the best crab you will eat. 
$83 per pound and weigh between 6 and 8 pound each.
We recommend that you call Bronwen 416-363-8105 ext. 22 or email foh@rodneysoysterhouse.com to book in advance

Live King Crabs, all the way from Norway

THE FACTS on what you’re eating:

The crabs today are coming from the Barents Sea, which is north of the Norway-Russian border. Didn’t know those two countries touched? Neither did I.  The region is called ‘Finmark,’ and it’s north of actual Finland, but is part of Norway.

The Russians introduced King Crab into this body of water in the 1960s (Murmansk Fiord, if you want to get really precise, just to the east of Finmark in Russia), and it first appeared in Norway in 1977.  The Russian and Norwegian governments currently share management of the fishery.

In that ecosystem, it is an invasive (ie non-native) species, eating pretty everything else up there. A portion of the Norwegian Barents Sea king crab fishery (west of 26○ E) is “managed” as an elimination fishery (i.e., no management – kill ‘em all). World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Norway agrees with this approach, as the crab shouldn’t be there. So morally, it’s a good crab to eat.

Red King Crab are considered the finest of the King crabs that we see (the other being the “Golden,” aka “Brown” crab).

 

Hey!  Another question people ask us, what with the King Street Pilot and all, is
WHERE CAN I PARK?
Here’s a little map we made up.  Lots of options around us, so don’t be scared. Drive your car. Although it’s better to enjoy a nice bottle of wine and NOT drive your car.  Just our 2 cents.

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Monday

11:30 am – 10 pm | Oysters 'til 11 pm

Tuesday

11:30 am – 10:30 pm | Oysters 'til 11 pm

Wednesday

11:30 am – 11 pm | Oysters 'till 12 am

Thursday

11:30 am – 11 pm | Oysters 'till 12 am

Friday

11:30 – 12 am | Oysters 'til 1 am

Saturday

11:30 – 12 am | Oysters 'til 1 am

Closed Sundays

Catering

Catering, like oysters, is in our blood.

Long before Rodney “The Oysterman” opened his first restaurant, he brought the magic of the mollusk to Upper Canadians in their homes and at their events. Good shellfish, prepared simply and knowledgeably, and served with Maritime hospitality were the cornerstones of this catering business – and these values still hold true today

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