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Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar

1095 Hamilton St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5T4, Canada (Downtown)
+1 604-688-8078
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Ranked #4 of 2,809 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $80
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Helmcken St.
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West Sussex, England.
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131 reviews 131 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Awesome. We arrived in Vancouver and headed straight to this restaurant in the Yaletown district of Vancouver, on the recommendation of fellow travellers in Jasper. It was a busy Saturday evening and we were offered a couple of seats at the Sushi Bar as the main restaurant was full. So we decided to stick to the Sushi Menu and was... More

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London
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

The food was excellent here and generally the service was good, however our waiter had this weird habit of poking his finger in my back to get our attention, I mean, what's wrong with saying 'excuse me' or even waiting until we notice him standing there. bizarre !! Also, he handed us our bill before we even requested it, that... More

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

We sat at the Sushi Bar side by side and watched the chefs prepare the sashimi etc. The seating was comfortable, the ambience relaxing and the service excellent. An extensive alcohol menu and a much more modest, but never the less substantial, food menu. Fresh seafood, with unique flavours cooked perfectly. The dessert menu appears uninspiring but likely the taste... More

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Durham
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Setting, food and service were excellent. That was the opinion of all ten of us! As fine a meal and service as I can recall in 40+ years of travel.

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Livingston, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Terrific oysters. Fresh fish was marvelous. We ate outside and it was terrific... Both food and service

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Brussels, Belgium
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We were a group of 10 and, in my opinion, we had the best seat in the house. We were seated at a large round table and meticulously cared for by our wonderful waiter, who had a wealth of experience. He was knowledgeable about the different dishes and wines and was easily the best waiter I have ever come across.... More

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Saint Pete Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

If you like atmosphere and great seafood. You will not be disappointed. Not inexpensive but was terrific.

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Prescott, Arizona
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

My daughter and I had her birthday dinner here and had a great time. We did the 1st course sampler for two. The 4 tier tower of small bites was beautiful and tasted wonderful. It was visually appealing as well as having different flavors and textures. It was like being the chef judge on one of the reality cooking shows.... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Love Love Love the place. Has the best seafood in town, clean and fresh ingredients, excellent wine cellar and the service is the best. The only draw backs are that most often you cannot just 'pop' in to eat, reservations are required and it is not the cheapest place to eat! Well worth the wait and saving up if you... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This restaurant deserves its reputation for fabulous ingredients, Trendy and very buzzy. Its expensive though and we had a rather cramped table with little space but well worth a visit

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