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Shaughnessy

5251 Oak St | VanDusen Gardens, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
+1 604-261-0011
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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5251 Oak St | VanDusen Gardens, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited van Dusen Gardens and then stopped for lunch ay Shaughnessy's. We orderd 2 sandwiches with salads. One sandwich came as ordered. The other was not correct. However, both sandwiches and salads were really good. Itvwas server who messed up the order and was...More

Thank ButterflyBusy
Reviewed 1 week ago

What could be better than a restaurant overlooking beautiful gardens? The gardens are everywhere you look, even creeping across the skylights, held up by massive wood beams; a truly great atmosphere. To bad the food was not up to the standard with all that beauty....More

Thank Spokanemike76
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a few hours visiting VanDusen gardens, we enjoyed lunch and wine at Shaughnessy. The quality of the setting, service, and food was surprisingly good. We expected typical tourist quality and instead got top notch.

Thank Mike5461
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We arrived at Van Dusen Gardens at lunch time. We were expecting to grab a sandwich in a cafeteria or something similar, but spotted Shaughnessy across the parking lot and headed there first before the gardens. We had a choice of sitting indoors or outside....More

Thank Country_Wife
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place for lunch & a wonderfull day surrounded by Beauty☆ The food is awesome & service most excellent...prices are reasonable! Do Go:)

Thank upupandaway3
Reviewed July 6, 2018

We had supper there .Food was more than good. Service was even better with waiter suggesting appys and dessert,all in all a very good dinning .

Thank weinner2007
Reviewed June 19, 2018

This is a nice restaurant for lunch. The menu isn’t very extensive but the service we had was very good. The restaurant wasn’t very busy as it was after the “normal” lunch hours. We first sat outside thinking it would be warm enough but when...More

Thank sarbi57
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Good view of the gardens, slow kitchen (not service), good and handsome service, price ok. Big parking space

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed June 12, 2018

After a wonderful tour of the gardens, we decided to enjoy lunch at Shaugnessy. It is not easy to navigate to the only entrance from the gardens. Once we finally arrived, we were promptly seated. Water was poured and menus were dropped off. Our waiter...More

Thank retireeCambridgeOnt
Reviewed June 7, 2018

We attended the VanDusen Botanical Garden and during one of our rest stops we decided to enjoy lunch at the Shaughnessy Restaurant. We both started with the clam chowder and for our mains we ordered the fish & chips and the chicken pot pie. It...More

Thank Renegade225
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Residential neighbourhood to the ultra-wealthy, the
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are a fabled sight to behold. Shaughnessy is
Vancouver's most verdant plotted neighbourhood, and
its tree-lined streets, walking routes, bike trails,
and charming public parks make for an ideal location
to spend and afternoon communing with nature.
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Response from Jim B | Reviewed this property |
was sprinklers but not now - just 1 restaurant - Shaughnessy
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Response from Susan W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Sprinklers Restaurant is now Shaughnessy Restaurant. Excellent food, service and nice ambience.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$17 - $40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5251 Oak St | VanDusen Gardens, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
    (37TH AVENUE)
  • Public Transportation: SHAUGHNESSY RESTAURANT IS ON OAK STREET WHICH IS THE MAIN THROUGHFARE For MANY ARTERIES INTO OR OUT OF THE CITY. ON ROUTE FROM OR TO THE VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OR THE US BORDER. SHAUGHNESSY RESTAURANT IS 15 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN AND 15 MINUTES FROM THE AIRPORT. TRANSIT BUS STOPS ARE LOCATED ONLY 2 MINUTES FROM THE ENTRANCE TO THE GARDEN.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Shaughnessy
  • Neighborhood: Shaughnessy
  • Phone Number: +1 604-261-0011
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Description
Shaughnessy Restaurant Is Located In The Spectacular Vandusen Botanical Garden (a 55-acre Teaching Garden). The Restaurant Was Originally Opened In 1984 To Service The Many Members & Guests Of The Garden, But It Soon Became A Popular Dining Establishment And Has Evolved Into A Vancouver Landmark. It Is Now A Favorite With Locals & Tourists Alike. Shaughnessy Restaurant Offers Contemporary Comfort Food, Professional Warm Service And The Right Mix Of Creativity And Commitment In An Elegant, Relaxed And Unique Garden Setting. We Cater To A Variety Of Events Throughout The Year - Wedding Receptions, Anniversaries, Birthdays, Bar/bat Mitzvahs, Family Reunions And Corporate Meetings. Exclusive Restaurant Bookings Are Available And We Can Accomodate A Variety Of Group Sizes Up To 200 People. There Is Ample Free Parking For Car, Private Coach Or Bus. Both The Garden And The Restaurant Are Wheelchair Accessible
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