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Earl's On Top

#234 of 2,924 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Robson Street
American, Bar, Canadian
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1185 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1B5, Canada
+1 604-669-0020
11:30 - 00:00
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Merida, Mexico
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We just went to Earls for a friends birthday. Terrible experience from the beginning to the end. Our server wasn't attentive at all. When we arrived we needed to wait for more than 30 mins to order a drink and it went worst after. We had to ask 2 more people to get our food order and an other server... More 

Thank MASCVL2014
Prince George, Canada
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1,042 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Take the stairs up from street level on Robson located near the drugstore. Earls overlooks Robson street. Nice to enjoy evening views of Robson at night. Came for dinner in October 2016. Friendly staff, fine service. Chain restaurant. Had soup for dinner. Time before had Santa Fe chicken salad. Each time food was fine and service was good.

Thank mariedesjardins
Cascais, Portugal
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83 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

When we finally got the drinks they were really good. I had salmon which was tender and nice. The ribs were also good. The bananacake was fantastic. But very slow service and a load restaurant. Nothing for a quiet meal.

Thank Eva R
Rhondda Cynon Taff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Stopped off here for a steak one night, a nice lively place with ample seating and a good atmosphere but the steak was not as good as I had previously, it was a good cut of meat but smaller in size

Thank andythom28
Vancouver, Canada
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We dropped in to Earls on Robson and had a super server named Oliver. The hostess was friendly and welcoming. We were his first customers as it was his first day. He was very knowledgable about the menu and checked back twice. The food was delicious. I think that it is the best Earls for food and service. I had... More 

Thank Funnyfunfun
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2017

It's not often that I am disappointed with a spot of my own choosing. Was excited to try the well reviewed Earl's and did like the upstairs location and friendly hostesses. I will say, the spinach dip appetizer was The Best! spinach dip I've had. That's about where it ended...my Moscow Mule drink was bland and weak, it was so... More 

Thank lisarF6541WC
1 review
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

What can I say... This is my first review ever, and I love Earls so this is a tough one.... Whoever this bartender is she should definitely look for a new career... It literally seemed she rolled out of bed, and had zero interest in providing a earls experience... I was excited to be with my brother at Earls enjoying... More 

Thank slegear
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 December 2016

It's upstairs but does have an elevator. Greeted by hostess with a big smile. Opted to eat at bar. Bartender was the nicest guy. Asked him what he would recommend, took his advice and had the Kale salad with shrimp. I'm not a salad person but decided I needed to eat something healthy and went for it. Cleaned my platter.... More 

Thank Toni A
Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
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294 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Had a very enjoyable meal with friends before going to the symphony. Food and service were very good.

Thank Robert S
Vancouver, Canada
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282 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 472 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Visited recently with friends for a late night dinner. Had googled around where to eat, and Earls came up as a potential so in we went. We were lucky to grab a table without a reservation. The staff were friendly and welcoming. I opted for a burger and fries, the buddies had veggie burgers. Overall; very tasty! The burger I... More 

Thank Lola H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1185 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1B5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Robson Street
  • Neighbourhood: Robson Street
  • Phone Number: +1 604-669-0020

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