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The Observatory at Grouse Mountain

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6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4KG, Canada
Take bus 236 from Lonsdale Quay. It will bring you to the base of the Skyride.
6049985045
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 83
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food AMAZING view

It was a crystal clear night, and a stunning view. The food was good... not amazing, nor ground-breaking, but good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2015
mollyhuber
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North Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What more could you ask for than great food and a billion dollar view from The Observatory Restaurant on top of Grouse Mountain. Fun to go up there on the tram all dressed up for dinner! Best experience you can have as a tourist or be a tourist in your own city!! Highly recommend this for fine dining.

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2 Thank Susan P
Vancouver, BC
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154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

The Observatory at Grouse Mountain offers a seasonal three course Christmas lunch with a fixed price menu that offers great value considering that it includes the skyride gondola lift. I went expecting fog & blowing snow, but was treated to a fantastic view of the harbour & city. The food, presentation, & service were worthy of the "fine dining" designation.... More 

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1 Thank drumz
Surrey, British Columbia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

I had the fish taco and my so yummy... Love to visit again just to have more of this. Place is super loud even for lunch setting so if ur looking for quiet where you can talk... Not quite the fit for it. The staff were friendly and the service was great.

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Thank Mrs A
North Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

It was a crystal clear night, and a stunning view. The food was good... not amazing, nor ground-breaking, but good.

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Thank mollyhuber
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Great food, great scenery, great people. One of the best restaurants I've been to. A fitting place for my daughter's 21st.

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Thank Mark T
Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

While the food was ok it lacked in presentation and it certainly was not a fine experience. Boring elevator music, bright spot lights and crying babies just simply isn't the ambiance I would have excepted.

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1 Thank Janice K
Vancouver
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We went to celebrate a special event from work we were six ppl all together. When we got there the receptionist told us we were earily for our seating time and come back in few minutes. Never heard of that before... No smile she was very dry and rude. Restaurant didn't seem to be busy it was middle of the... More 

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Thank Raj J
Monmouth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

You need to declare at the ski lift ticket office that you will be eating at the restaurant (with a reservation) and you can ride free. Having said that, the restaurant prices reflect that or maybe it's just the cost of getting provisions up the mountain but it is rather pricey. Nevertheless the views across Vancouver are outstanding and the... More 

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2 Thank DerekW10
Toronto
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

The view is to die for. The service, I thought was excellent. The ey were very careful about the food allergies of one of us and she was able to enjoy the whole experience. Would go there again the next time I'm in Vancouver.

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1 Thank Niagarax
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful view, fireplace, professional service, classy food. Amazing chocolate dessert with berry purée and ground coffee.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4KG, Canada
  • Public Transportation: Take bus 236 from Lonsdale Quay. It will bring you to the base of the Skyride.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  North Vancouver
  • Phone Number: 6049985045

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 60
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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