The Best Days to Dine on Ossington

Screen Shot 2014-02-19 at 8.45.31 PMOssington is a popular area to eat out – on weekends, reservations are hard to come by, and the waits can be long. Early in the week, however, most of the spots have room for everyone, AND many of the restaurants have great specials – especially if you like oysters and other seafood. Check out these deals and soon you’ll be spending the early part of the week out for dinner too.


  • The Saint Tavern at 227 Ossington serves their “Sunday Supper” a $29 3-course meal with a soup or salad, Sunday roast, and the daily pie. They’ve also got Buck-A-Shuck oysters Sunday-Tuesday nights
  • Rock Lobster at 110 Ossington offers a Lobster supper on Sunday with a boiled lobster and fries for $25
  • Delux has $1 Oyster Sundays at their 92 Ossington spot


  • Union Restaurant, at 72 Ossington, offers 1/2 price bottles of wine with dinner on Monday nights
  • The Saint Tavern’s Buck-A-Shuck oysters continues 4p- close
  • Yours Truly at 229 Ossington has just introduced a $35 5-course menu and 1/2 price bottles of wine


  • Boehmer at 93 Ossington seems busy on a Tuesday. Why is that? Because they’ve got multiple specials on Tuesday nights: $22 Full Lobsters, Buck-A-Shuck oysters, and 1/2 price bottles of wine
  • It’s Taco Tuesday at Salt Wine Bar at 225 Ossington and The Garrison at 1197 Dundas West
  • Last day of the week for The Saint Tavern’s Buck-A-Shuck oysters 4p- close


  • Fishbar calls today Whatever Wednesday and allows BYOW with a $2 corkage fee, and then donates that money to Oceanwise


Also, Pizzeria Libretto at 221 Ossington does a weekday lunchtime prix fixe – 3 courses, salad, pizza and dessert for $15. Bazara Sushi at 188 Ossington also has a weekday 3 course prix fixe lunch for $15.

The Lakeview has daily drink specials: every day, a different beer is $4 a pint, Caesar’s are $4, and Mimosas $3. Fishbar also has a Happy Hour Friday – Sunday from 3:30-5PM with $5 wine, $4 beers, and oysters for cheap!  Opera Bob’s at 1112 Dundas West has a Sundowner Special with $5 pints and $4 rail drinks from 5-8PM weekdays. 

Know of any other specials? Post them in the comments, or tweet us!

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