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Hy's Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar

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American, Steakhouse, Canadian, Grill
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637 Hornby St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2G3, Canada (Dunsmuir St.)
604-683-7671
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: Hy's has been Canada's first name in steaks since opening in 1955. For...
Hy's has been Canada's first name in steaks since opening in 1955. For nearly 60 years the Hy's name has meant the finest Canadian beef and impeccable service in a warm, relaxed atmosphere. Hy's is Canada's premiere steakhouse. We are Hy's, and proud of it, since 1955.
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Visitor rating
  • 95
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Hopefully a One-Off

My husband and I love Hy's and have been to their restaurants in Whistler, Toronto, Ottawa, and Winnipeg, but Vancouver is our home base which accounts for dozens of visits on Hornby Street. Like everyone else, we love the cheese bread and the Caesar salad, and have never been disappointed... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 15, 2015
Stonecliff
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Vancouver, Canada
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Private Dining
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183 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Vancouver, Canada
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My husband and I love Hy's and have been to their restaurants in Whistler, Toronto, Ottawa, and Winnipeg, but Vancouver is our home base which accounts for dozens of visits on Hornby Street. Like everyone else, we love the cheese bread and the Caesar salad, and have never been disappointed. However, last night was different than all our former visits.... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We came here with a group for a birthday dinner and were sat in the wine cellar room for 16 of us. The atmosphere and service was excellent. Nice selection of somewhat pricey wines and few beers on tap. I went for the 22 oz porterhouse med/rare and the wife had the filet mignon Neptune. We shared some a la... More 

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Kausala, Southern Finland, Finland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Amazing restaurant with it's decour straight from the 60's. Cheesebread is a must, it's just spectacular and you wont find anything like it anywhere else! Ceasar salad is tossed right next to you by the waiter demonstrating some skills. Steaks are really good, but not exceptional. Waiter was atleast on our visit really professional and helpfull. Full 5 stars on... More 

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Seattle, WA
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90 reviews 90 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We wanted to try Hy's as they've just opened this new location. The cheese toast--couldn't figure out what the appeal was until I took that first bite. Swoon. SO good! Great steaks, too. Our server was friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive.

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Seattle, Washington
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

If you are here for the perfect piece of beef, it is not here. The steaks are good but not stellar. I know you steak people and you are a fussy lot - and so am I. So why the five stars? The experience and the rest of the menu. Put on your Don Draper suit and you will be... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Menu offered; salmon, steak sandwich, & cob salad. Came to Hys for a steak but the steak was on a slice of bread with fries, so opted for the salmon. Salmon was salty and curled on the edges, under a heat lamp too long (?) It was the only thing I ate, so it was either that or the one... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Appetizers were delicious...the excellent caesar salad was made at the table with a flair, My steak was very tender, the vegetables were delicious, escargot were perfect, and the desert... banana flambe was yummy. John was our waiter and he was attentive, supportive and informative. I haven't been to Hy's in many years and it was excellent as always.

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Vancouver, Canada
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180 reviews 180 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We have been here twice in the past year, the ambience is what brings us back. The rib steak was great and so were the King Crab legs. The French onion soup is one of the best in the city. The sauce that came with the scallops is a bit of an acquired taste however. Recommended and I look forward... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is the best steak house in Vancouver ..it was a delightful evening as it was a special dinner to honour my partners retirement from the Academe ..we always have the tastiest steak. New York steak for him and I had Filet mignon. Both were cooked to our liking . Medium rare ... The service was awesome and prompt .... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We were here for the grey cup. They placed is in the bar. "We will accept Walk ins for the bar" We're not made to feel very welcome by the hostess. Service acceptable Food acceptable But silly expensive.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 637 Hornby St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2G3, Canada
    (Dunsmuir St.)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: 604-683-7671

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 185
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Canadian, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Hy's has been Canada's first name in steaks since opening in 1955. For nearly 60 years the Hy's name has meant the finest Canadian beef and impeccable service in a warm, relaxed atmosphere. Hy's is Canada's premiere steakhouse. We are Hy's, and proud of it, since 1955.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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