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Boathouse Restaurants

8331 River Rd, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 1Y1, Canada
+1 604-273-7014
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (42 reviews)
“maple salmon” (4 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8331 River Rd, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 1Y1, Canada
Neighbourhood: Bridgeport
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our 1st night in Vancouver and the hotel recommended the Boathouse for great seafood. We weren't disappointed. Ordered off the Happy Hour Menu for the appetizers and drinks---oysters and yam fries were a hit. Sockeye and Mable Salmon were yummy and the CAB...More

Thank annehb2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us went for dinner, and most of us had the 'meal' option that includes soup or salad, main and dessert. The chowder looked like it had nice big chunks, but they were chunky potatoes and big croutons, with a few small pieces...More

Thank Alexis_57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here last night, it was very busy so we waited and waited for over an hour for our food. By the time we got our food we were starving. The mixed grill for $35.00 was less than inspiring and a puny portion...More

Thank joyous_one3520
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group came here for the Dine Out Vancouver Festival. As per usual, the food was amazing and service was great. No complaints!

Thank YVR_Traveller_2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been walking around in the rain on a chilly afternoon. We walked in and I jokingly said, "We would like a table by the fireplace." Within minutes, we were seated by a fireplace with drinks in hand. The food was fantastic and the...More

Thank Vicki LeBlanc P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Just had a great meal at the Boathouse restaurant. The service was great and all fours meals were perfect. Would recommend this restaurant

Thank EricGolfer
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We absolutely wanted a "The Boathouse" restaurant but they had limited reservations available for our time constraints. So we settled for this one in Richmond. We were a good group (4 adults + 2 children). Upon arrival the waitress was quick to attend to us...More

Thank nlarue
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Visiting the area from Florida. I have been to this restaurant many years ago. I haven't been to BC since then. I wanted fresh halibut and decided on the Boathouse. I ordered their Whiskey Crab bisque as an appetizer and the miso crusted halibut served...More

Thank Roadking818
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Close to where we were staying, met friends there as original plans fell through, service was not that good waitress was pleasant when we were able to get her attention, food was very over priced for the quality only one person of 6 actually cleared...More

Thank aprilr332
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We went to this "chain" because we had been there a couple of years ago and the food was good. Also it is directly across from the Westin hotel in which we were staying, Food was less than average in every respect. Overpriced and disappointing...More

Thank C T
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We are coming from the Abercorn - how do we get to Boathouse?
9 September 2016|
Response from Wim V | Reviewed this property |
If you are going to the Richmond location then get onto Bridgeport Road from the highway and head west. The entrance to Boathouse Parking is after you've crossed No 3 Road and immediately BEFORE you get to the overpass
Laura B
Gluten free
4 November 2015|
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Response from Linda P | Reviewed this property |
We are talking fresh fish,clams and oysters with a side of beef here. This is the quality of restaurant and Vancouver is the type of location that makes me think that any dietary spevifications would be handled. But as... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8331 River Rd, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 1Y1, Canada
    (Bridgeport Rd.)
  • Public Transportation: We are located on a bus route with connections to the Airport and Downtown Vancouver.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Richmond>  > Bridgeport
  • Neighbourhood: Bridgeport
  • Phone Number: +1 604-273-7014
  • E-mail