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Hy's Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar

637 Hornby St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2G3, Canada
604-683-7671
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Ranked #262 of 2,795 restaurants in Vancouver
Price range: $23 - $185
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Canadian, Grill
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Dunsmuir St.
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.
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English first
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

We visited recently as a family of five for a farewell meal with family before returning home. From arrival to leaving the service, food and wine was excellent. The only let down was a Fillet Mignon that had a significant amount of fat at one end. To be fair to the restaurant they didn't charge for the fillet but it... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Hy's is one of my favourite restaurants in Vancouver. Thats easy when you love steak, but it's one of the best steak restaurants in Vancouver if not the best. We were celebrating a birthday and the level of service (from Blair) was extraordinary to say the least. Ask for him when you make a reservation, you won't be disappointed. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My family & I have been enjoying the delicacies of Hy's for generations. My grandfather spent his birthdays there, my father spends his birthday's there, and in turn, I spend my birthday's with Hy's! We celebrated my sister's 33rd birthday there on a warm Wednesday evening. We had a beautiful table right in the center of the restaurant; As always,... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I've heard of a few must-try steakhouses in Vancouver, however, I feel Hy's isn't as promoted as others. I kind of like that. Its a small entrance to the restaurant. A little tucked away in the downtown core. Classy is the best word I can describe. Perfect ambience and atmosphere. Wicked quality of food. Service is remarkable! Waiters are very... More

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Muntinlupa, Philippines
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We just had a gastronomic dinner at Hy's restaurant upon the invitation of an American friend. What a wonderful way to cap the street celebrations and parade in nearby streets. It's Canada Day, the spirit of independence lives on ( July 1) The ambience of the restaurant was of vintage years of fine dining. Dim lights, white uniformed waiters, saucers... More

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Kentfield, California
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237 reviews 237 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
289 helpful votes 289 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Have been to Hy's numerous times. It is elegant, and one should dress up to go. The waiter's are well dressed and very polite. Crisp linen table clothes, linen napkins, and an elegant atmosphere. A nice menu to choose from and for those that are not beef eaters there are other items to choose from. Food is al a carte,... More

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This place has really gone downhill. I don't mind spending a premium for good steak, but for what they charged and what I got.....very disappointing. I ordered my usual favourite steak known as "The Only". When it arrived, It was maybe 1" thick at best. The "Twice Baked Potato" was over cooked and very dry. Years ago, the steaks were... More

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Bel Air, Maryland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I had dinnner twice at the Hy's Steakhouse in Whistler Blackcomb earlier on my trip. I enjoyed those dinners so much that I had dinner at the Hy's in Vancouver on the last night of my trip. Excellent steaks and seafood, generous portions for side dishes and excellent service. Don't overlook the Cheesy Garlic Bread as an appetizer! I look... More

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Vancouver
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

"Hy's Encore" - This was the place you came to for dinner or a drink before you went to a show a The Cave. Wonderful memories and little has changed since its beginnings in the 1960s (it opened in 1962). The service is impeccable, The food is dependably delicious and the decor takes you back to when Vancouver had the... More

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Wales, UK
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

Always wanted to try this steakhouse! It is very olde-worlde with classic decor and very subdued lighting in the bar area. Chefs are viewed cooking behind a pane of glass - this is worth watching. The old-fashioned waiters are very attentive and well trained, genuinely nice people. The food is superb. You could argue that Hy's is overpriced and gimmicky... More

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