Freshly shucked oysters and small sharing plates are the focus at Merchant’s (sister restaurant to Gastown’s Cork and Fin) bivalve lovers pack the 30-seat heated patio nightly to take advantage of buck-a-shuck pricing from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close. Fret not, carnivores: sous-vide flatiron steak poached in butter is sinfully tender. Premium wines by the bottle or choice sips by the glass, included well-made cocktails and a short but all-winners beer list.