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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.
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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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Reviewed yesterday

Great food in a massive restaurant which, despite it's size, somehow still manages to feel intimate. The interior is modern and sleek, and the patio draws people in with several fireplaces and a spectacular wood/glass awning which I'm not sure is part of the building...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Wayfarjim
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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 2 days ago via mobile

We chose to come to this restaurant based on other trip advisor reviews. We were warmly welcomed and seated outside in the busy terrace - the host then asked if we would like somewhere more secluded inside, so we moved. We were taken into an...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank littlelavish
Reviewed 2 days ago

Food selection and value for $ was great. Gregory served our table and was playful and pleasant. Would definitely visit Glowbal for brunch again!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Elyse H
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I had an excellent meal here recently. Julien our waiter really looked after us very well. All the food was presented perfectly and tasted lovely. We started with the Seafood Chowder and Prawn Cocktail (being from the UK the prawns were massive...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Peter G
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a high quality restaurant at it's own. Very nice and friendly staff (as always in Canada). Superb quality meals with fine wines to choose from. Relaxed atmosphere and perfect for a dinner for two. We were spoiled from our waiter and the meal...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank pmac42281
Jack L, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest, I am glad to hear that you were spoiled and that you found Glowbal most satisfactory in terms of décor, quality of food, wines and service. Appreciate your feedback and will share with the TEAM! Thank you for joining us and hope you...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place was fantastic, the management and staff were incredibly helpful and friendly and the food was superb. The crab cake I had for a starter was probably the best I’ve ever had and the Lobster Paella was so good. It’s location downtown is very...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Brianhodge
Jack L, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Brian, Thank you for joining us and taking the time to write the review. We have a great team working for us and Angelina is awesome! The Lobster Paella is a guest favorite amongst many - so nice to hear! Glad you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Our Server was outstanding, she helped with recommendations. Food was excellent, Great evening! Made a night in Vancouver very relaxing and special.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Linda H
Jack L, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Linda, Thank you for joining us for Happy Hour - I do believe we have a great menu to choose from and I am glad to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed it. Glad to make your night! Please visit us again! Take care,

Reviewed 6 days ago

Once again Glowbal has provided a very enjoyable experience. My wife & I stopped by for lunch, great service (thanks Raven), great food (large portions) and a non-rushed atmosphereMore

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank JeepinRob
Jack L, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest, I am pleased to hear that Raven took such great care of you during lunch time and that you found the experience to be most enjoyable! Please join us again for another visit and ask if Raven is on shift so he can...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

The best dining experience in downtown Vancouver. I was greeted by Ardallan and welcomed. Food was delicious and service impeccable.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank David T
Jack L, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear David, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us and it seems that Ardallan took great care of you! Please join us again for some great food and service. Take care,

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