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“One of Vancouver's Better Outdoor Brunch Places” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House

Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House
777 Thurlow Street (at Robson), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Downtown)
604-669-1940
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Ranked #28 of 2,810 Restaurants in Vancouver
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Oyster Bar
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Robson
Vancouver, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“One of Vancouver's Better Outdoor Brunch Places”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had been avoiding this place for a few years because of its noisy busy indoors. We always thought the food was decent, it was just that the indoors space was cramped and not ideal for families and talking. Recently we gave it another chance when we could get a table on their outdoor patio for a Sunday Brunch. Food and service was good as usual, and this time they won us over by sitting us in a quiet corner on the patio with champagne and heaters. We are fans again.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“This is great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

This place is the bomb. Great food service and atmosphere. I had the halibut and scallops. Busy place. I got in quick because i was alone. I think they take reservations. Based on crowd i would try at least. If not relax and have a drink.

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Do not Miss this Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My husband and I had a great dinner at Joe Fortes. I had seafood and he had steak. Great drinks, Great Service and Excellent Food. Do not miss this experience. It is pricey so come prepared but it is well worth it.

Visited July 2014
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Alliston, Canada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Fresh Fish”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We went to Joe Fortes on the recommendation of the hotel and were very impressed. Our group of 4 all ordered different fish meals and everyone's was very tasty and cooked beautifully. Staff was very knowledgeable about the menu and the different fishes so this was very helpful to choose a local fish to try. It's a busy place, a bit noisy, but the service and food is worth it!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Amazing oyster bar!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Amazing selection of oysters...fresh, flavorful, absolutely delicious!! Well worth the expense. And, if you can, get a table served by Wade. He knows his stuff. The only waiter I know who'll write the customer a thank you note. Now that's service above service.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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