We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Good Eats” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Prospect Point Restaurant

Prospect Point Restaurant
5601 Stanley Park Drive | Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Z4, Canada
604.669.2737
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Ranked #719 of 2,842 Restaurants in Vancouver
Price range: $1 - $25
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Seafood, Café, Fish & Chips
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: The Prospect Point Lookout in Stanley Park is Vancouver’s best free attraction! Enjoy breathtaking views of the Lions Gate Bridge, the North Shore mountains and the Burrard Inlet. Walk through the magnificent gardens and trails, or explore and walk the Lions Gate Bridge. You can dine at the Prospect Point Cafe and enjoy world famous Wild Pacific Salmon, followed by the best ice cream in town!The Prospect Point Lookout in Stanley Park houses a Café, Gift Shop and the Lion’s Gate Bar. The Lions Gate Bar overlooks the Lions Gate Bridge and spectacular Burrard Inlet. The bar is fully covered and heated and even has its own fireplace - the perfect place to hold your next special event. Prospect Point has three take-out service tills providing quick and speedy service for those customers in a hurry to experience our fresh-fast food. The Prospect Point Cafe menu supports Oceanwise, by using fresh sustainable seafood options as possible.Rediscover our new Country Style Shopping Experience – A world of unique Canadiana products from near and afar. We offer a wide range of souvenirs and memorabilia catering to everyone on your gift list – quality native T-Shirt and caps, exclusive Stanley Park designs, Totems, carved buffalo horn figurines, glass Inukshuks and much more.
Pitt Meadows, Canada
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Good Eats”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

We pleasantly surprised by how good the food was, all six of us enjoyed our lunches. The only negative was it did seem quite expensive. You could probably get the same meals for cheaper at one of the pubs around town.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes 3
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

64 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    20
    19
    17
    4
    4
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
New Westminster, Canada
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Great, even in winter!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Went here yesterday with a friend for lunch after a walk around Stanley Park. Definately plan to go back either with friends, my boyfriend, or even my kids. Heck, I'd even be comfortable going here by myself.

My friend and I went in before our walk to grab tea to go. I've always done this before walks, but never actually stopped in for lunch. When we came back in for lunch, we were greeted by a friendly waiter who sat in the warmest place in the restaurant (he gave us the choice, but could see we were wet and cold, so he suggested it). We gladly sat at the warmest table, but were told if we wanted to move closer to the giant windows, we were more than welcome to. The view of the Lions Gate Bridge is amazing from anywhere in the restaurant really, so sitting beside the window is not necessary (and it's a little drafty because it's right beside the window).

The wait staff were very attentive and knowledgeable, friendly, and came to check on us frequently (but did not overdo it). The atmosphere is comfortable, relaxed, and quiet. There is even a fireplace. Good layout. You can go in and get food or drinks to go, or stay and eat. I believe there is a different to go menu than the sit down menu, but not entirely sure (there was a menu written on a board that I didn't look at).

The food was amazing. A little more expensive (it was over 20$ for 1 caesar, and a burger and fries, with tip included). But I felt I got what I paid for, the food quality and experience matched the price. The menu is fairly big, they have everything from burgers and sandwiches and fries to breakfast to pastas. Oh and they are lisenced! ;)

The website is: http://www.prospectpoint.ca/Prospect_Point/Restaurant.html

Phone number is: (604) 669-2737

Location: Prospect Point Lookout, Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC

Hours of Operation:
Restaurant & Bar: 11:30 am - 4:00 pm daily
Cafe, Ice Cream Parlour & Fish Shack: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
Stanley Park Trading Post (Gift Shop): 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes 3
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Las Vegas
Top Contributor
366 reviews 366 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 74 cities Reviews in 74 cities
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
“Good in the summer”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

The service and menu is a bit confusing. You walk in and no one is there to greet you. Once you settle in, get a table outside for the view. The foods ok.

Visited November 2011
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 56 cities Reviews in 56 cities
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
“A bit confusing - with great views”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

My husband and I recently visited the 'Prospect Point' restaurant and found the layout disappointingly confusing/frustrating. After checking out the menu at the entrance to the venue, and identifying dishes that sounded delicious, we entered the restaurant to find that we could only have table service and the menu items we'd identified if we sat in the stifling hot part of the restaurant. If we wanted to sit in the shaded part of the restaurant and still enjoy the wonderful views then we would have to make do with the self-service bar menu.
Accordingly, we substituted our selections for the bar menu, and had burgers and hot dogs with fries, complete with self-serve ketchup and vinegar.
It was good simple fare.
The view from the restaurant verandah is fabulous.

Visited August 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Evanston,il.
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 62 cities Reviews in 62 cities
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
“Stanley Park's Eating Spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

We enjoyed the ambiance and their food. Thge seafood chowder was great and not salty. The grilled salmon salad was also very good. Parking adjacent to restaurant.

Visited August 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes 2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Prospect Point Restaurant also viewed

Vancouver, British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia
 

Been to Prospect Point Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Prospect Point Restaurant, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.