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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 #17 of 2,822 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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Nanaimo, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Was in Vancouver to see my sister and her husband as they flew through on their way back to New Zealand. Once again everything was wonderful, from the service, the food and wine ( great selection). I highly recommend the outside deck upstairs if possible. My sister loved my choice, and was very impressed.

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Windsor, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

I had a business dinner on Tuesday November 18 at Joe Fortes. We started with a fried calamari appetizer and while it was quite tasty it seemed to be very heavy not like the usual flash fried appetizer that I am used to. I would have to say that I would probably not order it again. The entrees on the... More

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USA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I am often in Vancouver and this is my favorite seafood restaurant. I love the historic,old gradeur style of the place, oak, brass and glass. The service is terrific and the outstanding Happy Hour bar menu at the downstairs bar makes for wonder meals. When traveling by myself, I simply try a different combination of items and they are all... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The roof top patio is beautiful and quiet from street noise. This place is great! The service, food and atmosphere will not disappoint. They have happy hour at the bar daily and you get amazing food at 1/2 price or buck a shuck oysters. It is my favorite restaurant in Vancouver!

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Kelowna, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Went to Joe Fortes for the very first time. It was truly a memorable experience. The staff were super friendly. The service was beyond excellent. The ambience was fabulous. The piano player was great. I highly recommend the clam chowder soup and the seafood linguine. The mussels and clams were scrumptious. The Okanagan house chardonnay was fabulous. Will definitely return... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Really tasty food, very professional friendly staff, piano player, good wine. We will be visiting again.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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192 reviews 192 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I love Joe Fortes and have been coming here for years! The food & service are always amazing, and you can't beat the oysters here! It's great to sit up at the oyster bar and enjoy watching the oysters being shucked while chatting with the oyster shucker. It was great to see Yvon back behinf the oyster bar again after... More

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Red Lake , On
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

ate here two separate times in summer, excellent service and atmosphere on the patio. In September great service, over crowded, and pretty loud. would definately go back

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White Rock, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Had Brunch yesterday for my Birthday at Fortes and it was Amazing!!! Love the Seafood Skillet, the eggs are always poached perfectly to order. My daughter loves the Chicken and Waffles and I love when she has it, so I can steal a bite (so decadent!!!) Heather took care of us, and she is a very skilled waiter, the service... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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91 reviews 91 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Left me say that our food and service were just ok. Only 2 gaffs on the food (lobster bisque missing an achohol note, lava cake more solidified than molten). It used to be solid, pleasant, engaging service with perfectly cooked food. And it should be for the price charged! Instead it was just OK. Our service this time reinforced our... More

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Additional Information about Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House

Address: 777 Thurlow Street (at Robson), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 604-669-1940
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Oyster Bar

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