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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 09/25/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Glowbal
Updated 09/25/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Perfect Celebration
1. Perfect Celebration
"My wife and I celebrated our anniversary dinner with our kids"
988tomy
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2. COVID Dining Experience
2. COVID Dining Experience
"Remarkable service, attention to detail, food modified for my allergy"
CaJoCo
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3. 5***** above and beyond
3. 5***** above and beyond
"Liked the food and service so much the first time, we went back again."
howardy2017
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About
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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Grill
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed yesterday

Had an amazing socially distanced Mother's Day brunch outside on the heated patio. The delicious menu choices offered variety to our party aged 4 to 84 and was reasonably priced. The service was very attentive from all the staff. A special shout-out to Glenn and...Franklin for their excellent care. The management also pay close attention to pandemic protocols. Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed September 12, 2020 via mobile

Wow! Amazing experience! Cole rocked my socks! The doughnuts were an amazing touch. I had the lamb Benedict and it was divine. The food was scrumptious, the service was perfect and the experience was unparalleled.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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daryagilbert, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2020

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your 5* review, we really appreciate you taking the time to let us know you had a great time here at Glowbal. Please join us again soon, and feel free to request a seat at one of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great restaurant, nice ambience. Food and drinks were really good. Service was awesome. Our server Andre was the best. Will return again!

Date of visit: April 2021
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Darya Gilbert, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear RC, Thank you very much for your 5* review and the kind words of recognition. We are so pleased to hear you loved it here at Glowbal. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Yours in Hospitality, Darya Gilbert Restaurant Manager

Reviewed March 29, 2021

Happy hour here can't be beat! It's a favorite spot of mine in Vancouver and will continue to be. Food and drinks are to die for. Glenn was our server this past Friday and he was a delight. Always there to refill our Sangrias and...multiple rounds of Oysters!More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Darya Gilbert, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Katherine, Thank you very much for your 5* review. We are very pleased to learn that you had an enjoyable time here at Glowbal. Please feel free to request a seat in Glenn's section next time you visit as I am sure he would...More

Reviewed March 28, 2021

a wonderful place for date night, thanks to Andre and Ada, they were so kind and helpful with the menu.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Darya Gilbert, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Parbee, Thank you very much for your 5* review and the kind words of recognition. We are very pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable time here at Glowbal. Please feel free to request a seat in Andre's or Aida's section next time...More

Reviewed March 28, 2021

Came with friends to try the new menu. Just great. The wagyu cheeks were perfection. Thank you Alia and Franklin.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Darya Gilbert, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Yvonne, Thank you very much for your 5* review and the kind words of recognition. We are very pleased to learn that you had an enjoyable time here at Glowbal. Please feel free to request a seat in Alia's section next time you visit...More

Reviewed March 27, 2021 via mobile

We have been here many times, but we went last night, (during covid) the staff were all on point, it was fast and as always, amazing food!!!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Darya Gilbert, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your 5* review. We are very pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable time here at Glowbal. We look forward to welcoming you at Glowbal again soon. Yours in Hospitality, Darya Gilbert Restaurant Manager

Reviewed March 27, 2021 via mobile

I came in with my boyfriend last Saturday morning for brunch and we had the pleasure of being served by Dana. She was so helpful, I am vegetarian and usually have a hard time eating out and enjoying the food. Dana had the best recommendations...and took her time to explain every detail. Would definitely highly recommend!!More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Darya Gilbert, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your 5* review. We are very pleased to learn that you had an enjoyable time here at Glowbal. Please feel free to request a seat in Daina's section next time you visit as I am sure she...More

Reviewed March 7, 2021

My boyfriend and I have gone here for birthdays, anniversaries and specifically this time we were celebrating our 7 years together. Marco, our server, was absolutely great!! He was nice, made us feel comfortable and took care of us the whole evening making sure our...food and drinks were on point. Thank you to Glowbal for an amazing experience every time! The food is also always to die for.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Darya Gilbert, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2021

Dear Winnie, Thank you very much for your 5* rating and the kind words of recognition. It means the world to us that you had an enjoyable time here at Glowbal. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Please feel free to request a...More

Reviewed March 5, 2021

10/10 great service, great food, great drinks! had an amazing night & loved our server glenn!!! so sweet, made our night :)More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Darya Gilbert, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2021

Dear Kate, Thank you very much for your 5* review and the kind words of recognition. It means the world to us that you had an enjoyable evening here at Glowbal. We look forward to welcoming you again soon, and I am sure Glenn would...More

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mikemM1689TT
November 26, 2019|
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Response from Chi C | Reviewed this property |
Hi I googled and found out it is 230-6pm daily, no reservations. Enjoy. Cheers, Chi
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August 28, 2019|
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Gratuity is applied to groups of 8 or more and is clearly explained when booking a reservation. However you are correct. On the printed bill it will say service charge and gratuity. However it is redundant. The charge is... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Glowbal

  • Yes, Glowbal is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

  • Glowbal is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4