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Boathouse Restaurants

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8331 River Rd, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 1Y1, Canada (Bridgeport Rd.)
We are located on a bus route with connections to the Airport and Downtown Vancouver.
(604) 273-7014
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Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Good for:
Casual Dining
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 40
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Same good seafood

It has been many years since I had dinner at this restaurant. The food is still very good, and the service was efficient, even though the restaurant was very busy. The Boathouse had their crab fest special menu, and I had a delightful steak and crab combo. Prices have gone up, but I still feel it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
BarriereFisherman
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Barriere, Canada
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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142 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Burnaby, Canada
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW via mobile

8 family members went for birthday dinner. Food was excellent. Every item from the calamari and tuna tetaki applies to the delicious halibut, crab stuffed pasta, tuna tacos etc were very yummy. Unfortunately the server was a drag. The appies were served before the mains were ordered. We had to ask him to take our order so we could get... More 

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is only place I go when I am flying out of Canada , food is exceptional , atmosphere awesome , but most is all staff are incredible ! Front door girls great , servers awesome , but bar staff especially Dave has so much wine knowledge it's like he's a world class sommolier ! I can usually make most... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

It was crab fest I ordered the cob salad with crab thinking it would be real fresh crab but it wasn't it was from a can it tasted off if you know what I mean it was the worst cob salad I have ever had they did take it off the bill my husband had fish and chips they had... More 

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Vancouver
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Last week my wife and I read the review for the Boathouse in Richmond. The review said the food was better than average, the price more expensive than normal, and the atmosphere was very noisy. The review we read was right on in every detail, but the server was excellent. Later that evening, we both became very ill and we... More 

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Barriere, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

It has been many years since I had dinner at this restaurant. The food is still very good, and the service was efficient, even though the restaurant was very busy. The Boathouse had their crab fest special menu, and I had a delightful steak and crab combo. Prices have gone up, but I still feel it was good value.

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Had booked for a birthday dinner with family. Early booking at 5:30 to avoid the crowds. Service was very attentive, and attention to small details from our server Matt as appreciated. Not our first time at the Boat house, so we knew what to expect. We were seated in a booth in mid section, with ample room and comfortable seats.... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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185 reviews 185 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I arrived and there was a bit of delay, where it was stated the place was busy. In fact, there were several tables that were not occupied, so I did not see that "busy day". I ordered the Crab and Lobster Stuffed Ravioli, that is a pasta stuffed with lobster & crabmeat, roasted tomato, spinach & citrus cream and prawns.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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234 reviews 234 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We were given a "gift card" for Christmas ($120 value for $100) and decided to cash in. Receptionist was very friendly and chatted while she brought us to our table. Server very patient and helpful. We went during Crab-fest which provided an additional menu. The whiskey and crab soup was wonderful. Food was served up very quickly and the tastes... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Came here for a work function and it seemed a little empty at first on a Wednesday night, but sure enough it filled up fast and everything with this place was better than what I had remembered when I went a few years back. I had the garden salad, salmon with wild rice, and a coffee flavored Creme brûlée. It... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Boathouse is in our neighborhood and we quite like it for casual, relaxed happy hours and good meals. The staff are very thoughtful and friendly and the food is nicely prepared and presented.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8331 River Rd, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 1Y1, Canada
    (Bridgeport Rd.)
  • Public Transportation: We are located on a bus route with connections to the Airport and Downtown Vancouver.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Richmond>  > Bridgeport
  • Neighborhood: Bridgeport
  • Phone Number: (604) 273-7014

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?