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Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House

777 Thurlow Street (at Robson), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Downtown)
604-669-1940
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Ranked #26 of 2,802 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Oyster Bar
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Robson
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Dallas, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We were in Vancouver only one night and wanted to have a really good meal. We just showed up, and even though they could not take more reservations that night, invited us in to have a meal at the bar. We agreed but before we could even sit down, someone found a bar table and eased it and some comfortable... More

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Victoria
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60 reviews 60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We were travelling with relatives - some of whom were on more of a budget than others - but we picked this restaurant as we knew it would be good with a menu to suit various tastes. There were prices that suited all tastes as well. Not all choices were expensive! There is a great choice of seafood dishes -... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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90 reviews 90 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

First we had lunch outside, then returned a few days later for a very elegant dinner inside. It is so nice to visit an establishment where all of the employees actually appear to enjoy their jobs. Great wine selection, of course the seafood was perfect, and it was an all-around EXCELLENT dining experience with creative menu items and superb service.... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Crowded on a Saturday evening, but attentive and personal service; very nice atmosphere; and the food, while not inexpensive, was really superb and worth the money; would be happy to have a chance to go there again!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Went last night amazing atmosphere seafood to die for ,started with shrimp cocktail followed by lobster and the most amazing pavlova night slightly spoilt by table behind allowing friends to sit down and chat when there was no room but the owner came across to talk to us and apologise he clearly had an eye on what goes on would... More

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Alberta, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

The atmosphere and food here is absolutely terrific! One evening we came for appetizers and the calamari is the BEST I ever had! Another night we came for dinner - I had swordfish, my friends had fish and chips and our meals were so delish. Service is great and I will definitely come back.

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Ottawa, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is highly rated and deservedly so. The quality of the food and service is excellent. We were four people. Three ordered a selection of oysters and one ordered the prawn cocktail for appetizers. The latter was a large serving, a bit too much for one person. Everyone enjoyed their oysters. Entrees included 8 oz filet mignon; hanger steak;... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

My wife and I went here pre-children and had been wanting to return for a while. This is a high volume, very popular open resteraunt so the noise is quite intense which adds to the atmosphere but isn't necessarily great for young children / families. Lovely menu and superb service. Our food was prompt and I had the special which... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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161 reviews 161 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Spouse & I stayed in nearby hotel and stopped by for a meal and we were told we could not get in – we needed a reservation. So we made one and came back 2 days later. As stated in the review by TonyFoulkes (13 Oct 2014), the facility is LOUD, frenzied and thus one feels hurried to eat. The... More

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Montreal, Canada
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94 reviews 94 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

This is a downtown Vancouver institution featuring great location (Robson Street), large seating capacity - spans over two floors, great food and efficient & professional service and is therefore pricey; but heck once in a while you go for it. We were a party of 4 for dinner and had no reservation and were happy to be quickly seated at... More

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