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Blue Water Cafe

Travelers' Choice award winner
$$$$
Neighborhood:
Yaletown & False Creek North
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Canadian, Soups
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1095 Hamilton St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5T4, Canada (Helmcken St.)
+1 604-688-8078
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4:30 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 1:00 am
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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food, excellent service. By far consistent in quality. Been there many many times and never disappointed! Try the sable fish!

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Thank Rosemarie H
Kitchener, Canada
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great spot for excellent seafood. We were a business group and we had an excellent time. Their ceviche, oysters, fish were all amazing. I have been 3-4 times now and always a favourite.

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Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have visit this restaurant a few years ago with friends to celebrate BD (party of 8). Each of us ordered a different dish and was fascinated by their presentation. We ordered two towers with seafood, everything was fresh. I would recommend this place to friends.

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Thank StteIIa
Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Breakfast was good big variety efficient service, rooms could be a tad cleaner, whiter towels but overall comfortable

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Dingle, Ireland
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140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

On the pricey side, but this is definitely a place to splurge for a special occasion. The menu is extensive but everything was on point. The sablefish was absolutely divine. I had never heard of it before and it was melt in your mouth delicious. I can see why this place is #1! (So can the rest of the family).

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Thank mpavan
North Vancouver
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were there for my daughter's birthday. The food was excellent as was the service. We will definitely return!

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Thank WLTu
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is great for date night. Classy atmosphere with great food, especially if you are looking to experiment with innovative sushi preparations.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There are a handful of Vancouver restaurants that have been talked about consistently over the years, and Blue Water is one of them. Perhaps because of its longevity, it is assumed that is the same as it has ever been. On my visit last month it was good, but definitely not great. I shared a seafood tower with 3 friends... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

fantastic service, only the best sea food your fine on your own at the bar or with a large party at a table or private room great for business dinners or celebrations!

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a dinner at blue water on new year eve, good ambience, waiter is knowledgeable and patient. The food is delicate. It's a pleasant experience there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$23 - $38
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Canadian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1095 Hamilton St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5T4, Canada
    (Helmcken St.)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Yaletown & False Creek North
  • Neighborhood: Yaletown & False Creek North
  • Phone Number: +1 604-688-8078
Description
Blue Water Cafe is Vancouver's definitive destination for seafood, widely known for its excellence in celebrating the extraordinary flavours of BC. Consistently awarded "Best Seafood Restaurant" in Vancouver and recognized for its unparalleled service, an evening at Blue Water Cafe is truly an unforgettable experience.

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Yaletown & False Creek North
Yaletown has risen from the ashes of its rough-and-tumble industrial past into one of Vancouver's new chicest neighbourhoods. The place responsible for originating of the phrase 'skid row' might not call to mind independently-owned boutiques and terraced cafes, but having swallowed the waterfront lines of False Creek North, the resulting amalgamation transformed the area into an elegant, stylish hotspot with a view. Its youthful vibe owes to the many young families and young professionals who live there, bolstering nightlife and restaurant variety along its cobbled streets. It is the flagship neighbourhood for modern revitalization, and the It-Spot for boutique hotels and modish eats.
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