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Water Street Cafe

300 Water St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1B6, Canada (Downtown)
(604) 689-2832
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Ranked #151 of 2,807 Restaurants in Vancouver
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Café, Bistro
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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West Vancouver
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71 reviews 71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Having moved recently to the Gastown area and not being at all interested in cooking, I have investigated several restaurants in the area for good food at reasonable prices, nicely presented by friendly servers. The Water Street Cafe fits the bill. For the price it is very good. The ambience is terrific in a great location. I have had most... More

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Surrey, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The location is good but the quality of the food has gone down since I last ate there about 4 years ago. I had the ragu and it was very salty, 3 friends had the soup special which barely covered the bottom of the bowl, all in all we were all disappointed in our meals.

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Langley City, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Seeking refuge from the pouring rain we turned into Water St. Cafe. Lunch was delicious, presented beautifully, and dining room has an upscale feel without being pretentious. Service was lovely and professional. We tried the crab cakes, caprese salad and warm chicken salad, I'd order them all again! I'm looking forward to another meal there soon, fantastic spot for lunch.

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Orange, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Seating inside or outside on the sidewalk. Food was great. Service very good. Friendly neighbor eatery. Reminded me of New York . Prices not bad at all .

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My wife and I ate here on our second night in Vancouver (after our Alaskan cruise in Sept 2014) before flying back to Las Vegas the next morning. Had to wait a few minutes for an outside table to be available (had not made reservations and it was a beautiful Sunday night). Sat across from the Steam Clock that would... More

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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131 reviews 131 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I sat outdoors, next to the Steam Clock (a real novelty!) which is just across the street from this little gem. I had a caesar salad to start- the freshest caesar I've had in a long time. Just great. I also ordered a 1/2 liter of wine, which my server doled out in perfect proportions over the course of my... More

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london
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Main host was very good at getting us a table even though we had not booked. Light and airy restaurant. Which i was worried was too posh when we saw the outside but everyone was very friendly and down to earth. Staff were all very good especially with my very fussy mother in laws food demands. I had chicken pasta... More

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Rhossili, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Recommended by the concierge at the Pan Pacific, we were not disappointed. The restaurant was very busy but still the staff were attentive and we were served promptly. Food quality was fine particularly the large cooked oysters which we relished. Great value!

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Puget Sound
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Excellent food and service. Fun neighborhood and great spot to go with family. Gaslamp district is busy and bustling, and this restaurant is very popular, which can make for a noisy dinner locale, but the food more than makes up for the lack of intimate atmosphere. Would heartily recommend.

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Family of five (teens) had dinner there a couple of nights ago and must say really enjoyed our meal. The prices were reasonable, the service was excellent and the menu was simple and tasted superb. We had an outdoor table which was awesome for watching the colourful characters of gas town and the lively atmosphere the area brings with it.

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