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Shaughnessy

5251 Oak Street | VanDusen Gardens, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
604-261-0011
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Ranked #324 of 2,809 Restaurants in Vancouver
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Price range: $17 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 37TH AVENUE
Transit: SHAUGHNESSY RESTAURANT IS ON OAK STREET WHICH IS THE MAIN THROUGHFARE For MANY ARTERIES INTO OR OUT OF THE CITY. ON ROUTE FROM OR TO THE VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OR THE US BORDER. SHAUGHNESSY RESTAURANT IS 15 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN AND 15 MINUTES FROM THE AIRPORT. TRANSIT BUS STOPS ARE LOCATED ONLY 2 MINUTES FROM THE ENTRANCE TO THE GARDEN.
Description: SHAUGHNESSY RESTAURANT IS LOCATED IN THE SPECTACULAR VANDUSEN BOTANICAL GARDEN (A 55-ACRE TEACHING GARDEN). THE RESTAURANT WAS ORIGINALLY OPENED IN 1984 TO SERVICE THE MANY MEMBERS & GUESTS OF THE GARDEN, BUT IT SOON BECAME A POPULAR DINING ESTABLISHMENT AND HAS EVOLVED INTO A VANCOUVER LANDMARK. IT IS NOW A FAVORITE WITH LOCALS & TOURISTS ALIKE. SHAUGHNESSY RESTAURANT OFFERS CONTEMPORARY COMFORT FOOD, PROFESSIONAL WARM SERVICE AND THE RIGHT MIX OF CREATIVITY AND COMMITMENT IN AN ELEGANT, RELAXED AND UNIQUE GARDEN SETTING. WE CATER TO A VARIETY OF EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR - WEDDING RECEPTIONS, ANNIVERSARIES, BIRTHDAYS, BAR/BAT MITZVAHS, FAMILY REUNIONS AND CORPORATE MEETINGS. EXCLUSIVE RESTAURANT BOOKINGS ARE AVAILABLE AND WE CAN ACCOMODATE A VARIETY OF GROUP SIZES UP TO 200 PEOPLE. THERE IS AMPLE FREE PARKING FOR CAR, PRIVATE COACH OR BUS. BOTH THE GARDEN AND THE RESTAURANT ARE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE
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English first
Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

A beautiful garden setting, for an enjoyable dinner. The menu is small but it still took us a while to decide what to order everything sounded so good. When we finally made our choices we were not disappointed. The wait staff were attentive, knowledgable and friendly . Not once did we feel rushed and was able to enjoy a lengthily... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Went here for dinner. I couldn't have been happier. Lots of parking, lots of space and gorgeous scenery. Everyone is friendly. I love that the restaurant has such a large and beautiful lobby, perfect for taking photos. Our hostess and our server were so friendly and accommodating. We were moved to a table by the window for a view as... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We recently had a family dinner for out of town guests (pre wedding). It was the perfect way to start the weekend. We chose this venue because of the beautiful gardens & the great food. We were not disappointed. We used a set menu with some dietary changes, with which the restaurant was very accommodating. It was a perfect evening... More

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vancouver
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The seafood chowder here is chockfull of salmon, shrimp and a wonderful white creamy soup base. The service is attentive but not constantly in your face with servers who know their stuff. Anything lamb is wonderful here. Love the lemon pie and rhubarb/strawberry crisp desserts. Always have trouble in choosing which one of them to have. The view to VanDusen... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We have visited the Shaughnessy Restaurant several times and have never been disappointed. The food is excellent and the portion sizes good. The staff are really good, well trained, friendly and just plain nice. Our three year-old was being obstinate and wanted a cookie for lunch. Although not on the menu, our waitress found him two cookies which he loved.... More

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Alberta, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food at shaugnessy was lovely in its own right! But couple it with the Van Duesen gardens it becomes a feast for both the tongue and the eyes. Price is a little higher than your usual fun of the mill chain restaurant. And is worth every penny. Take a little extra time to visit the gardens as they are... More

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Alberta
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We enjoyed our supper so much the first time we went back another night. The fish dishes were fresh and presented perfectly.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The food was delicious and the venue attractive. But, these are not enough to encourage us to go back after some of the worst table service we have ever encountered. The restaurant was not busy but still it took 25 minutes to be offered a drink. The wait staff were rude and ignored us when we needed assistance. The manager... More

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San Diego, California
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239 reviews 239 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Amazing food. Expert service. Well worth the price and a perfect place for special occasions. I will definitely go again when I am back in town.

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Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We just had dinner at the Shaughnessy and everything was just outstanding! The menu is very nicely done - not too big, not too small and they always have a features menu. Staff was very attentive, our waiter Donald was excellent, always friendly and polite. The food is delicious and with the lovely setting it tasted even better. Thank you... More

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