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The Boathouse

1795 Beach Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9, Canada
604-669-2225
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Ranked #462 of 2,809 Restaurants in Vancouver
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Price range: $40 - $60
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Denman
Description: The Boathouse is a casual fine dining restaurant with a beautiful view of English Bay from every table. With three different types of experiences, from a fun filled patio, to a cozy pub, to the top floor romantic dining room, there's a room for every occasion.
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Vernon, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

have not been to this location since it was the English Bay Cafe... view remains fabulous despite the new chain restaurant across the street on what used to be the public beach... food was okay, nothing very special in our group of six order, mussels were very good... relatively expensive for the serving size... not overly busy as it certainly... More

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canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

A few of us had been here a couple of years ago and brought some others from our convention this year. The meals varied from good to ok, some had salmon which they enjoyed, another had the oysters which she said were ok but had tasted better, A few of us had orders that came with fries, did not eat... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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193 reviews 193 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We gave The BoatHouse another chance as the newish Cactus Club English Bay across the street was full and lined up. No line up at The Boathouse. We arrived to an empty hostess podium and waited...eventually a hostess appeared looking grumpy, no smile...told us a table had to be cleaned and disappeared. We got a table that was broken and... More

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Broadbeach, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

As visiting the salmon capital I always have grilled salmon if available. The meal and service were both good.

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Houston, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

After touring around Vancouver, we stumbled onto this restaurant mainly because they had valet parking. Located on Beach Dr., across from the beach, we sat on the roof top deck. It was clean and had good coverage from the wind and sun. The menu was varied and they also had some breakfast items available all day. Now that you don't... More

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We arrived in Vancouver on Friday and wanted to find a mutually convenient location to meet with family, the boathouse ticked a lot of these boxes. On arriving we noticed that the place was very crowded and noisy, and we we're relieve to see that we would be sitting outside - on being shown to to our seats on the... More

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PRINCE GEORGE
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Well ... the food was EXCELLENT, and so was the view. Price a bit high, but then again ... you don't do that every day! Very good experience and very nice staff, too.

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Red Deer, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us and since it is right on the beach, we thought we'd give it a try. We were favourably impressed. We were lucky enough to be able to sit by the window, so had a beautiful view as the sun set. The waiter we had was friendly and helpful. The sourdough bread starter that came... More

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We had dinner here and not only was the food great but the view out to sea was outstanding. Our meal for 5 people was served promptly and with a "smile", without breaking the bank.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A nice lunch with a bottle of Zinfandel seafood chowder and mussels Not expensive and value for money Friendly helpful staff with a view to die for Would come back and it is on our favorites list

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