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Fishworks

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Seafood, Wine Bar, Oyster Bar
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91 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7M 2E5, Canada
778 340 3449
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 73
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fresh fish in a casual atmosphere. Perfect!

I have been to Fishworks probably six times over the past few years. It has never been a disappointment, although on occasion I have wished that I had chosen what one of my companions selected. Not that there way anything wrong with my order…always delicious and fresh…but every once and awhile a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
VisittheNorthShore
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North Vancouver, Canada
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Calgary
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187 reviews 187 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We met another couple there for dinner on a Thursday. It wasn't too too busy and things got off to a good start. My wife had a drink while we looked at the menu. When we were ready to order I asked about some of the fish items on the menu, specifically the cod, halibut special and salmon. In the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Went last summer - had fun, recommended it to others - but this week was poor. Poor - extremely poor! service, food was ok but not worth the money. Really disappointing. So sad.

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Roberts creek
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43 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We visited this restaurant on a weeknight and based on the reviews I had read here we were expecting great food and service! The purpose of this review is to maybe bring the rating down a notch or two because we left with the kind of feeling that we would never visit again.They were obviously quite short staffed but the... More 

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Vancouver, BC
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My husband, in-laws and I went for dinner at Fishworks during Dine Out Vancouver and all ordered from the Dine Out Menu. The food was very good all around. I had the Japanese eggplant appetizer which was smoky and delicious. My husband had the mussel bisque, which smelled lovely. I also tried the Korean short ribs which were also very... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I have been to Fishworks probably six times over the past few years. It has never been a disappointment, although on occasion I have wished that I had chosen what one of my companions selected. Not that there way anything wrong with my order…always delicious and fresh…but every once and awhile a new dish pops up that looks amazing and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

When I lived close by, my spouse and I would walk a few blocks, rain or shine, for a simple bowl of your in-house boston style clam chowder. often. Sadly we moved away, but in every chance we get we stop in...and it's always the same: perfect!

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Biel, Switzerland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Visiting a fishy eatery is always tricky for those of us who look at all things slimey with distrust, but my hubby is a seafood aficionado, so we hiked up the hill to check out this charming restaurant. He ordered the scallops on a rice pilaf and loved it, saying these were possibly the best scallops he's ever had. I... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Always a little risky going to a restaurant for the first time on New Year's Eve but it worked out great. The special menu of six or seven appetizers and the same number of main courses (chosen apparently because they are the most popular menu items) gave our group of six plenty to choose from. The clam chowder, crab cakes... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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193 reviews 193 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Enjoyed a very tasty meal here. Between us we had Salmon Wellington, Crab Cakes & Paella. Service was friendly & efficient. Offered an appetiser. Quite a buzzy atmosphere.

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NORTH VANCOUVER
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Arrived without reservation, and although moderately busy, we were given a table right away..... but that's all we got. After 15 min.still no menus, no water, nobody. All wait staff were assembled around bar area, chatting. Walked out, after complaining to the bartender, who at least had the grace to apologize, said they "were having staff problems" . If this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 91 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7M 2E5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  North Vancouver
  • Phone Number: 778 340 3449

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Wine Bar, Oyster Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?