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Boathouse Restaurants

8331 River Rd, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 1Y1, Canada (Bridgeport)
(604) 273-7014
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Ranked #21 of 647 Restaurants in Richmond
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Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Bridgeport
Cross street: Bridgeport Rd.
Transit: We are located on a bus route with connections to the Airport and Downtown Vancouver.
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70% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Calgary, Canada
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170 reviews 170 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Short walk from our Hotel (River Rock) to the Boathouse. Our hotel gave us a coupon for desert, thanks. Had a good meal, started off with calamari, which was very nice, a bit of a kick, certainly not too much. I then had the Coconut Cod, which was fresh, my wife had the seafood pasta, which I tried a couple... More

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Vienna, Virginia
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Just got back from a business trip to Vancouver. It was a whirlwind time but one night after the dust settled I found myself seated in the hotel restaurant of the Westin (out at the airport). Well the place was nice but hotel restaurants always made me a little skeptical . .. So I looked out the window and saw... More

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St. Augustine FL
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537 reviews 537 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The was just a short walk from our hotel and the front desk clerk recommended this. For dinner I had the swordfish blackened, topped with mango chutney and a side of rice. The fish was cooked to perfection and the dinner was excellent. Dinner for two with drinks $115.00 with drinks.

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Warrenton, Virginia
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I had a great waiter and everyone was friendly. While I really liked the bread, the food was just 'ok'. I had a salad and a halibut. It's hard to mess up a salad, but it wasn't great. The Halibut was a bit overcooked and didn't have much going for it for $40.

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Medicine Hat, Canada
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

My son and I thoroughly enjoyed a wonderful lunch here. My son has some dietary requirements and our server Ruth cheerfully answered all our questions. The oysters were delicious, and the fresh fish that followed was exceptionally well prepared. We ate outside and had a wonderful time!

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Geelong, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My husband and I ate here because it was advertised in our hotel room guide at the Days Inn. There was also an ad for a free desert on our room key. The drink list was extensive and the cocktail list all had photos which always help me choose a drink. I had the Red Thai Mussels and my husband... More

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Lanzarote, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My wife and I were staying at the Delta Vancouver Airport hotel for one night prior to a flight the next morning to Toronto. The restaurant attached to the hotel is Pier 73 which wasn't to our liking. We were advised to go to The Boathouse by the receptionist. It was a 10 minute walk, 15 at the most if... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I often stay in Richmond at the Westin Wall Hotel, and as the Boathouse is across the street it is a natural for dinner. Some of my dining experiences have been great, others not so much. A couple of things I want to highlight are that the Boathouse has not changed their vegetable offerings for several years, and it would... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This restaurant is right across the street from the Westin Wall hotel in Richmond and is located in what is currently a bit of a disaster zone with all the construction. My wife and I walked across the street to the restaurant, which is located on the river, and really liked the bright, but nautical looking interior. Lots of good... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I have been to the Boathouse many times over the last years and this restaurant is getting a bit tired. The menu is good; there is a good variety of fish, and nearly all shellfish available but lacks much creativity. The seating is squeezed into tight booths like a breakfast restaurant. The service is excellent, both fast and courteous. The... More

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