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The Boathouse

1795 Beach Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9, Canada
604-669-2225
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Ranked #425 of 2,807 Restaurants in Vancouver
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, 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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Vancouver, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My friend and I went to the Boathouse recently for a celebratory lunch. Our server was delightful, knowledgeable and a fount of information. We shared the seafood platter, Boathouse salad and each had a bowl of the chowder. So much food and at a reasonable price was a bonus. Definitely a return trip is called for.

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Wichita, Kansas
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121 reviews 121 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

There is a great view of the English Bay when you sit on the outdoor second floor level. We only tried the appetizers - the coconut shrimp was amazing. The cocktail menu was average. Our waiter was very attentive. Overall, nice place for the view.

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Belleville, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Enjoyed a nice meal with relatives while in Vancouver, we had a great 2nd floor view over English Harbour to enjoy a great meal & sunset.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We were celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary, visiting Vancouver with a friend from the UK, and booked at another local restaurant. However, this turned out to have changed management, and had gone downhill. So we ended up at The Boat House, and were very glad that we did. Our server, Lesley, was knowledgeable, personable, friendly and attentive, but not intrusive... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We were on a family holiday and spent our last 2 nights in Vancouver where we departed our cruise ship. We have some extended family in Vancouver who offered to pick us up and take us for dinner. This was not their first choice restaurant however they had been before and knew we would enjoy it. The food was good... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This restaurant was recommended, so we going in. It looks very nice on the outside and was nearby the water. First we had to wait for a half our. Then we became a table for four (we where with 5) on the corner they had a chair placed for the fifth person....a little easy, cheap and less room on the... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

At the ferry terminal with a splendid harbour view and surrounded by pleasure and fishing boats this is another of my favourite Vancouver restaurants. It would be difficult to be disappointed here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

A group of us had an excellent dinner here with the most impressive views of the sunset over English Bay. The service was superlative. Several of us had the miso halibut on the recommendation of our server, and she was right. It was divine. We also split the shared appie platter which we would recommend. A great meal, a great... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Without doubt the best seafood we've had - my only big complaint is they should have white sticky rice to serve with the fish

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Vernon, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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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