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The Boathouse Restaurant

1795 Beach Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9, Canada
+1 604-669-2225
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (77 reviews)
“maple salmon” (11 reviews)
“steak” (36 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1795 Beach Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 577 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There was a group of 5 friends and we all had steak of one sort or another. All were cooked as ordered and very good. The service was good and we enjoyed a beautiful sunset over English Bay as we dined. My husband and I...More

Thank Zee B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Request to sit upstairs- you'll get a better view of English Bay! Get the chowder-- you won't regret it! I got the Miso Sablefish and it was delicious-- as was our app of the crab dip! The service was great and the atmosphere was really...More

Thank 167adrienne12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had been recommended, but very jet lagged. Ordered sharing plates and was just what we needed - great service and drinks. Hope to return

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whiskey Crab Soup $9.99 bowl - pretty good. Crab & Shrimp Omelette $18.99 - good / okay. Kid Chicken Slider $10.99 - good Kid Grilled Cheese $10.99 - not so good Seafood Pasta NW $27.99 - pretty good but quite overpriced Overall food rating 3.5...More

Thank ACDSee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My circle of friends get together for each others birthday! The place is very nice, overlooking English Bay. The waitresses are nice too. The food choices were okey, it's just a little bit salty for us... it's affordable too.

Thank Blahgadag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

awesome table with great views of English Bay. Great friendly waitress who made really good recommendations. We had steak and eggs benedict and seafood chowder and they were all quite tasty

Thank frizzystork
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there specifically for fish and chips and weren't disappointed. It was excellent. We were seated upstairs at a window table overlooking the water. Lovely view - too bad it was pouring rain. The restaurant was pretty empty and we were given lots of...More

Thank CanadaFisher
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Not much value here at all. Food had no taste. No seasoning at all on the seafood skewer, the crusted halibut had hardly any crust, and the rice tasted like it came out of an instant package. The portions are small too. Save you money...More

Thank dewey25
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Cup of chowder was tasty too many potatoes for me We stopped in for a snack on a Monday holiday and the sun was shining- BIG MISTAKE!! Food was OK Service was OK Wait times were 35 mins to get a soup & calamari. Tuna...More

Thank NeggyRichmond_Canada
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Three of us went out for lunch to the Boathouse in the West End of Vancouver. I was looking forward to this meal as I hadn’t been there for years. We arrived at the largely empty restaurant and were promptly seated by a friendly hostess....More

Thank Luckyfour
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verdant gardens and blocky modern architecture, with
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paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and
perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most
languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset
Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to
take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along
...More
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maggie z
18 January 2017|
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Response from MaGr19 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so, but to be on safe side just wear smart casual.
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Michael O
9 January 2017|
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Response from JillCDN | Reviewed this property |
There is none. Street and regular parking around. However, they have valet which is extremely reasonable especially considering how much you would pay for regular parking.
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Julia L
31 July 2016|
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Response from TMLB | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't recall if they had gluten free but as others have said, you should be able to find their menu on line.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1795 Beach Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9, Canada
    (Denman)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 604-669-2225
Description
The Boathouse is a casual fine dining restaurant with a beautiful view of English Bay from every table. With three different types of experiences, from a fun filled patio, to a cozy pub, to the top floor romantic dining room, there's a room for every occasion.
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