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Wed, 6/26
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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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A Vancouver institution for the last 15 years, Glowbal has been one of the most popular West Coast, Steak and Seafood restaurants in city. Outstanding food paired with a great atmosphere, a comfortable setting and memorable service, Glowbal's vision is to treat everyone as if they are a guest in our home.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
American, Bar, Seafood, Grill
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Television, Table Service, Wine and Beer
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We visited on 6/22 (family of 6) and Victoria was our server. Liked the architecture / design of the restaurant, food was very good, service was excellent. Fun place to celebrate a special occasion or just a quiet dinner for two. Easily accessed and good...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Terps892015
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Reviewed March 29, 2019

As we were heading from the train to our hotel, dragging our luggage done W, Georgia St, Glowbal caught our attention. We quickly stopped to peek through the window at the menu. Jean the manager noticed and extended an invitation to come inside. The ambiance...More

Date of visit: March 2019
jcklamont, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2019

Dear Guest, We hope you made it to your destination safely and want to say Thank You for visiting us. The trek with your luggage making Glowbal a stopping point sounds like it was definitely worth it. Jean and Istavan are both exceptional and we...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful service from our server Michelle and everyone else. The food was fantastic (I had paella and tuna poke), the ambiance was lovely. They are very good with allergies, making accommodations etc.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Thank you Victoria for being a great server and giving us very good recommendations for the delicious food. We hope to see you in the movies!We recommend the delicious donuts for dessert.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Grace H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Glowbal is a classy restaurant with a hip vibe. They have exceptional happy hour specials perfect for a business meeting or an evening out with friends. Joey provided exceptional service that complimented the great food and service. We highly recommend dining here.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to dinner with a couple girlfriends on January 21st and had the worst service ever. Upon being sat the server poured water for two of the three of us. We waited 15 mins for our server who told us he would be with us...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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GlowbalMaitreD, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to supply us with details of your recent visit. From what you have described, it is clear that we failed to provide the standards of service we pride ourselves with not only once, but throughout your dining...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wandered in here by chance over Father’s Day weekend where they were only serving a buffet brunch in honor of Father’s Day. It was the most excellent buffet ever. A wide selection of carving stations, fresh seafood, pastries, egg dishes (the benes were perfect), and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 808_Abroad
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was taking some clients out to dinner in Vancouver and someone suggested Glowbal. As a Chicago guy, I took the suggestion - and I'm so glad I did! The clients were impressed with the place and several of them had never heard of Glowbal...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Txbd75
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were meeting a friend from out of town and decided to go to glowbal. We sat down on the second floor by the window and we enjoyed a very leisurely dinner with no rushing from the staff. Jenny and Vahid were very knowledgeable about...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Sophia C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Glowbal with friends Friday after work. The atmosphere was very posh, yet comfortable and fun. The patio felt like we were in a garden with great views of the street. The food was delicious! And the drinks satisfied every craving. Our server Yomi...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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