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Waterfront Restaurant @ Crest Hotel

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222 West 1st Ave, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 1A8, Canada
(250) 624-6771
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This restaurant is at Crest Hotel
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 22
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food great view

Loved the view and the seafood chowder but it was pricey. Nice hotel and the restaurant overlooks the ocean. Good atmosphere.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
pawoycie
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Prince George, British Columbia
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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129 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Horsham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

A wide choice of excellently prepared and presented food. You could do all out fine dining or opt for something simpler. Following comments on TripAdvisor I finished with the Deep Fried Ice-Cream - delicious but quite a large portion - probably should have shared. Staff were friendly and helpful. Liked it so much we ate in both nights of our... More 

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Prince George, British Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Loved the view and the seafood chowder but it was pricey. Nice hotel and the restaurant overlooks the ocean. Good atmosphere.

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Kamloops, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

These guys know how to treat you well! This place has great service that can't get any better. The atmosphere is relaxing and casual. Make sure to try the deep fried ice cream!

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Surrey, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

very good food, lots of flavours and selection. pleasant views and very pleasant service. always a stop when in town.

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Terrace, Canada
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Every year an annual migration takes place on the Skeena--the eulachon, a tiny oily fish, migrate in huge numbers upriver to spawn, accompanied by seals, sea lions, seagulls and bald eagles. Many folks from Terrace and further migrate down the highway to see this unique phenomenon, and many of them find their way to the Crest's restaurant to enjoy a... More 

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Scott035, General Manager at Waterfront Restaurant @ Crest Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lee3nan, Thank you for taking the time to share your comment with us regarding your recent visit to the Waterfront Restaurant. I am pleased to learn that you enjoyed your experience. I am troubled with your comments regarding the lack of free wifi. We do offer complimentary wifi to all hotel and restaurant guests within the hotel. We recently... More 

Montreal, Canada
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This is fine dining at its best from great service to a wonderful menu to fantastically delicious food and great wine selection - you will not be disappointed. the view from pretty much any seat in the restaurant is incredible, would highly recommend!!

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Based on the TripAdvisor reviews, I had planned to dine in Cow Bay, but the weather was appalling and I was staying at the Crest Hotel, so I decided to dine in rather than risk hypothermia. It was a good choice. The menu is creative and includes a selection for every palate and dietary preference. The meals are very well... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Food was good but not cheap, good choice on menu. Service was a little slow as restaurant was busy, staff were friendly.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I couldn't go back on the date but I used to live in Rupert and the Crest is a very very nice romantic place to eat. From salad to seafood to steak its a wonderful place!

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Vancouver, Canada
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103 reviews 103 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

It had been years since I was last at the Crest. The rooms and dining room have been upgraded -- but beware of bedrooms near the parking lot as people come and go noisily both late and early. The bar was remarkably busy. The staff were friendly and obliging but sometimes over attentive.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 222 West 1st Ave, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 1A8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Prince Rupert
  • Phone Number: (250) 624-6771

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business

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