Introducing: Cool City Oyster Yard, a new surf shack at 99 Sudbury that’s open from June to October

Introducing: Cool City Oyster Yard, a new surf shack at 99 Sudbury that’s open from June to October

Introducing Cool City Oyster Yard

Name: Cool City Oyster Yard
Neighbourhood: Beaconsfield Village
Contact Info: 99 Sudbury, 647-426-5997, www.coolcityoyster.com, @CoolCityOysters
Owner: Marco Petrucci (the co-owner of Porzia)
Chef & Partner: Michael Pataran (consulting chef at Cadillac Lounge)

The Place: A throwback to beach-side seafood stands, like something you might find in Key West. Old skids and barrels from Fielding Estate Winery were used to construct the dining bar.

The Food: Simple seafood, often served by the bucket. Along with daily oysters, dishes include popcorn prawns, a crawfish boil and a lobster club sandwich. Paella is served on Sundays.

The Drinks:  Summery cocktails like mint juleps, Pimms cups and sangria. The wine list includes ten sakes selected by sake expert and chef Pataran. Craft beers are also available.

The Numbers:
• 68 seats, including bar stools
• 30 minutes between trains at the nearby CP railway tracks
• 6–8 types of oysters
• 4 vegan dishes