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Herons - Fairmont Waterfront - CLOSED

900 Canada Pl, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3L5, Canada
+1 604-691-1818
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
25 Sep 2015
“Fab Vancouver”
31 Aug 2014
“lovely meal, great service and close to many local attractions”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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900 Canada Pl, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3L5, Canada
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Reviewed 26 September 2015

this restaurant is now called the ARC I had a dinner party in their private dinning room for 10 adults and 2 children. it was wonderful. staff were courteous and kind - very attentive - the children were spoken to rather than ignored. the menu...More

Thank Kuldeep H
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We went to the Heron's for dinner with another couple after walking around Gastown and seeing the Fly Over Canada film. The location is perfect, the staff were very welcoming and the meal was delicious. We shared two appetizers and one large salad but we...More

1  Thank GeorgetteMargaret
FWsocialmedia, General Manager at Herons - Fairmont Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2014

Dear Guest, I'm thrilled that your experience at Herons was so exceptional. We recently completed the renovations and I hope you enjoy ARC as much! Sincerely, Indu Brar General Manager

Reviewed 29 May 2014

Kind of East and West mixed with Thai flavor. Fairly pricey. Atmosphere is great and the service is outstanding.

Thank Steve L
FWsocialmedia, General Manager at Herons - Fairmont Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your great review! I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your meal and especially glad that the service you received was exemplary. I hope we can welcome you again! Sincerely, Indu Brar General Manager

Reviewed 30 April 2014

Every time I go to an expensive restaurant I don't get what I pay for. They waste money and time trying to fancy things up with parsley etc when all you want is a good steak and some vegetables. They need to fire the chef's...More

Thank Murray D
FWsocialmedia, General Manager at Herons - Fairmont Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to review Heron's. We have recently undergone a complete renovation and I am pleased to let you know that ARC is up an running! ARC offers simply inspired, handcrafted fare in a relaxed setting. With...More

Reviewed 12 January 2014

Nice small menue but extremely well prepared food. The Chardonnay wine here is a local BC wine and is fantastic.

Thank janisc
WaterfrontVancouver, General Manager at Herons - Fairmont Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We do our best to provide our guests with an authentically local experience; I'm so pleased you enjoyed it and hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Indu Brar General Manager

Reviewed 28 December 2013

Our experience was great: we celebrated my husband's brother birthday and somehow avoided problems some other guests experienced. The best seafood chowder ever. The best scallops (according to the celebrant himself) Excellent service. ONE GLITCH: desert contained french pastry which was undercooked, stale and cold....More

1  Thank h8mosquitos
Reviewed 17 November 2013

Bought two coupons for four dinners; group of five had dinner a week ago. good value for the coupon price: seafood soup, scallops with couscous; wild salmon with lentils; shared dessert The price for the fifth person's dinner is overpriced" $ 16.00 for the salad;...More

Thank George H
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Great location and view on the Vancouver waterfront near tourist interests . Ambiance is an open concept with high floor to ceiling glass windows. The staff was exceptional with attention to our needs. They even have a special menu of different diets all prepared to...More

Thank Spiral0112358
Reviewed 7 November 2013

I had the breakfast buffet here one morning. The staff was super attentive and cheerful. The amount of food was staggering. I really enjoyed what I ate but the truth was, there was no way I could eat enough to feel like I was getting...More

Thank david b
Reviewed 29 October 2013 via mobile

The food is excellent I had white onion soup and lemon gnocchi. My guest had a salad and seafood pasta. Both meals were well prepared and a nice (not generous) portion. The richness made up for the serving size. The staff was exellent and the...More

Thank DustyPrairieTraveler
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Vancouver's business district, the Downtown area is
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lattes and briefcases to and from work. The area's
plethora of contemporary commercial, residential, and
corporate spaces has bred a landscape of nouveau
restaurants, chain cafes, and upmarket shopping
options. However, located right on the waterfront of
Vancouver's energetic Harbour, Downtown is a also
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Canada Pl, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3L5, Canada
    (Cordova at Howe)
  • Public Transportation: The Waterfront Sky Train Station is right below the hotel.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-691-1818
  • This restaurant is at Fairmont Waterfront
Description
Herons West Coast Kitchen + Bar is truly one of the city's best kept culinary secrets. Executive Chef Dana Hauser and her dedicated team feature only the best of the Pacific Northwest, sourcing regional and local ingredients. So local and fresh, in fact, that Chef handpicks herbs from her hotel rooftop garden! Beautifully set on the waterfront at the edge of the downtown core, Herons West Coast Kitchen + Bar features panoramic windows allowing for incredible views of the North Shore Mountains and the Burrard Inlet. Herons has become an institution of excellence in service, food, presentation, ambiance and overall guest experience.
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