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The Observatory at Grouse Mountain

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6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4K9, Canada
+1 604-998-5045
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Vancouver, BC
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203 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

The Observatory at Grouse Mountain offers a seasonal three course Christmas lunch with a fixed price menu that offers great value considering that it includes the skyride gondola lift. I went expecting fog & blowing snow, but was treated to a fantastic view of the harbour & city. The food, presentation, & service were worthy of the "fine dining" designation.... More 

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1 Thank drumz
Surrey, British Columbia
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

I had the fish taco and my so yummy... Love to visit again just to have more of this. Place is super loud even for lunch setting so if ur looking for quiet where you can talk... Not quite the fit for it. The staff were friendly and the service was great.

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Thank Mrs A
North Vancouver, Canada
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

It was a crystal clear night, and a stunning view. The food was good... not amazing, nor ground-breaking, but good.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

Great food, great scenery, great people. One of the best restaurants I've been to. A fitting place for my daughter's 21st.

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Thank Mark T
Tampa, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

While the food was ok it lacked in presentation and it certainly was not a fine experience. Boring elevator music, bright spot lights and crying babies just simply isn't the ambiance I would have excepted.

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1 Thank Janice K
Vancouver
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

We went to celebrate a special event from work we were six ppl all together. When we got there the receptionist told us we were earily for our seating time and come back in few minutes. Never heard of that before... No smile she was very dry and rude. Restaurant didn't seem to be busy it was middle of the... More 

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Monmouth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

You need to declare at the ski lift ticket office that you will be eating at the restaurant (with a reservation) and you can ride free. Having said that, the restaurant prices reflect that or maybe it's just the cost of getting provisions up the mountain but it is rather pricey. Nevertheless the views across Vancouver are outstanding and the... More 

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2 Thank DerekW10
Toronto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

The view is to die for. The service, I thought was excellent. The ey were very careful about the food allergies of one of us and she was able to enjoy the whole experience. Would go there again the next time I'm in Vancouver.

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1 Thank Niagarax
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Beautiful view, fireplace, professional service, classy food. Amazing chocolate dessert with berry purée and ground coffee.

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The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

First of all make a dinner reservation as then you travel the gondola for free. Once on top allow enough time for a walk around and visit the grizzly's Then we returned to the restaurant were we had asked for and were given a window table. In fairnes some tables have the total view and some windowtables only partial view... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4K9, Canada
  • Public Transportation: Take bus 236 from Lonsdale Quay. It will bring you to the base of the Skyride.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  North Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-998-5045

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?