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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: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 70
    Excellent
  • 60
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 7
    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
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We had dinner at the Observatory after a day spent experiencing the amazing activities organised on the Grouse Mountain. The team was able to accommodate us with ease, moving the appointment few hours before dinner. The menu is quite limited, however the food was good and presented with style... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Silviu M
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Romantic
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We had dinner at the Observatory after a day spent experiencing the amazing activities organised on the Grouse Mountain. The team was able to accommodate us with ease, moving the appointment few hours before dinner. The menu is quite limited, however the food was good and presented with style. The waiter recommended a local wine to go with our meal,... More 

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Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

What a nice view after a hike up Grouse Mountain. Plenty of room to roam around, restrooms, gift shop and a restaurant.

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Arkansas, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The ride up the mountain is breathtaking so it sets the stage nicely. It was hard to get a reservation due to the popularity of the location. There was a wedding during our visit (Saturday evening). Note that it's chilly up on the mountain so take a wrap. 3 of our party ordered the steelhead, and we were not impressed.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We had a lovely evening at The observatory. First of all, when you book the restaurant, you receive complimentary gondola tickets...it definitely is really worth it to go there for dinner! The service was very good, the food definitely tasty fine dining and the view...the most beautiful one you can get of Vancouver in my opinion. A superb restaurant, perfect... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This journey would have called for a 4 stars rating for sure but, unfortunately, staff seemed "blazé", no smiles, long wait for our table, our vine and cocktail with no apologies, a waiter that had other concerns in mind downgraded this wonderful meal from a four stars to three. Sadly you could have the best kitchen staff, a cordon bleu... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

What a view and excellent food. This is exceptional value if you pre book reservations and then take advantage of the complimentary tickets up Grouse mountain that are provided to anyone who books dinner here. Quite simply the best deal in town as the tickets would otherwise cost $85 ish and a 3 course fantastic meal for two will be... More 

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Dalkeith, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We had a light lunch and cool drinks here, so can't say what their dinners are like - but what we had was good and well presented. Of course the views are incredible, so worth eating here just for that, but I don't think you'd find fault with the food or service.

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Tsawwassen, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Having had a wonderful Christmas dinner at the Observatory, we decided to go for our wedding anniversary. We were not disappointed. The evening was absolutely wonderful. Yes, it is a bit pricey, however the service and food were worth every dollar...not to mention the wonderful skyride in the gondola to get there. We ordered the menu fixe, which was 5... More 

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Sao Paulo, Sp
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Probably it is not necessary talk about the view because it's the main reason to go to his restaurant but if you want a very good view don't forget to ask for that then you can have the tables right beside the windows. Menu could have more options but chefs are good and I had a very good steak. List... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Beautiful June evening and we rode the Grouse Mountain Gondola to the top. Getting to the base is an easy ten or fifteen minute drive from the Lion's Gate Bridge and the views from the Gondola are wonderful. Like any "tourist attraction" you wonder if the meals being served will be average, but here we discovered a gourmet delight. So,... More 

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Additional Information about The Observatory at Grouse Mountain

Address: 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4KG, Canada
Phone Number: 6049985045
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  North Vancouver
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
Average Prices: USD 40 - 60
Cuisine: American

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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
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romantic
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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