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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
Good for:
Fine Dining
Romance

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Visitor rating
  • 60
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 6
    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
Most recent review
Never fails!

Celebrated a 70th birthday. Wanted it to be special. And it was. Even with a mist and clouds outside, inside was warm and inviting. Food was spectacular service was five Star. Will go again soon as menu is regularly changed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
mallie1234
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Vancouver, Canada
via mobile
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Romance
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Celebrated a 70th birthday. Wanted it to be special. And it was. Even with a mist and clouds outside, inside was warm and inviting. Food was spectacular service was five Star. Will go again soon as menu is regularly changed.

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Surrey, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We got in and seated quick, made our order, and our food arrived very quickly. The only thing that bothered me was how dirty the floor was, lots of crumbs and napkins, and even some squashed food. Otherwise, very good food and service.

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Perth, Australia
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

For December with a classy dinner at the Observatory was a real treat. It was overcast and snowing when we stepped off the Skyride at 1,100 metres above sea level. There were plenty of Christmas themed activities and lights with the ice skating rink attracting a big crowd. After a couple of hours enjoying the cold and snow we changed... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

You start with a gondola ride to the top of Grouse Mountain - take a jacket - it's cold! The view is spectacular and the ride takes 8 minutes. After a short covered walk you enter the restaurant. It's quite small really, but the views of Vancouver are unbeatable. FOOD - well, if you like something that is quite out... More 

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San Diego, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Great food, excellent service, and an unbatable view. We saw the sun setting and the full moon rising at the same time while we ate.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The evening was fantastic, the service was wonderful and food was spectacular. Definitely fine dining, amazing dinner and the wine selection was also outstanding. I would highly recommend to those who love and appreciate fantastic food and wine!

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West Vancouver, BC
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We recently ate at The Observatory as part of the 2015 Dine Out Vancouver event. Although we are life long Vancouver residents, we had never eaten here, so we thought we should give it a try. During Dine Out, the restaurant only offers the three course dining menu ($38), and reservations are definitely required. They make it very clear when... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We are visited Restaurant at Feb 2013. It's has be make a reservations before 3 days. The food was very delicious and really nice views. We can see the Vancouver Downtown from there on the nighttime . But the price was really expensive!

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I know - Salad? Did I really climb Grouse Mtn for a plate of Salad? no, in fact, I took a Gondola to the top of Grouse Mountain for my 35 birthday surprise, and although the journey and the view and the dinner was awe-insiring, I was pleasantly taken by surprise when I was served a colorful salad along side... More 

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Tsawwassen, Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

My wife and I were alone on Christmas and so decided to go to the Observatory for dinner. What a remarkable surprise. It was a relatively small fixed-price menu, however the choices were excellent and the food was even better. It was an absolutely remarkable feast of flavours and combinations of food. While the main dish is extremely well prepared... More 

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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: Romance
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?