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Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
Robson Street
American, Seafood, Canadian, Soups
As featured in It Is A Wonderul CITY !
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777 Thurlow St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 3V5, Canada (Robson)
+1 604-669-1940
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Vancouver
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2016

Impeccable service, delicious seafood, and an ambiance that is at once boisterous and charming. Looking around you're hard pressed to find people not enjoying themselves. If there's a wait for a dining room table, just grab a seat at the bar for a cocktail and some oysters. It's intimate enough that you can chat with your neighbours. But my two... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2016

Great service, excellent food! We had an awesome waiter, very attentive. Obviously a popular place as it was packed!

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Flemington, NJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016

Nothing not to like here. We went here because one of our part does not eat seafood and the rest of us do. So something for everyone. The food is very good, the service is classic and the environment is very old school - steakhouse like. You will not be disappointed. Personally I prefer Blue Water Cafe but in reality... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016

Whats not to like at Joe Fortes - a jewel in the city so if you have not already been make sure you book in for your next visit!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016

Service, freshness, flavors and an unbeatable ambiance make this a must for any visit to Vancouver. Don't miss but make sure you book.

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Vancouver
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2016

A Vancouver institution. There is a reason for this. Expect an evening of terrific food and super service! A keeper!

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

I took my fiancé there for a birthday dinner and we had a fantastic experience! They had a menu printed and customized with her name on it, brought us complimentary appetizers and desert! The food was exceptional and the server was one of the best we've had. Atmosphere was busy and friendly and I definitely recommend going here.

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Vancouver, British Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2016

The service at the restaurant was fantastic, and the food was amazing. I highly recommend the chowder!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

Excellent place for anyone but we came for brunch as a family with a small child. The location is great and as easy walk from anywhere in the downtown core. The atmosphere is great with a classy but comfortable feel and a roof top area ic the weather is good. Our brunch was delicious with an extensive bug reasonably priced... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Steak was good and reasonably priced. I recommend this place! The craft beer wasn't for me but I like to try new things.

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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
$19 - $38
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 777 Thurlow St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 3V5, Canada
    (Robson)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Robson Street
  • Neighborhood: Robson Street
  • Phone Number: +1 604-669-1940
Description
In keeping with the reputation of the man whose name we adopted, Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House has achieved legendary status in Vancouver. For 30 years, Joe Fortes has consistently earned and maintained its reputation as an award-winning Vancouver restaurant. Guests from the world over have come to expect a dynamic culinary experience in this San Francisco styled seafood grill that always delivers more - more hospitality, more variety and more buzz. This iconic Vancouver restaurant is conveniently located just off of bustling Robson Street. Joe Fortes is where locals and visitors alike come to enjoy the food in town, complemented by an award-winning wine list that boasts over 300 wines, and a uniquely personal level of service and hospitality. Quality, service and reputation - that's the stuff that we are made of. And that's what you can look forward to experiencing on each and every visit to Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House. We look forward to serving you.

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