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Glowbal

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner
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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
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, Television, Table Service, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had my birthday dinner at Glowbal on Saturday July 7. I was given a private room upstairs which was really nice, since I had a large party. I am writing this review because I have never been blown away by a server. Michelle was...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Mandy B
Jack L, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Mandy, We have received several compliments regarding Michelle and I actually just thanked her personally for taking such great care of our guests. Michelle's passion and the fact about just being 'driven' to do your best is like you said, amazing! The truffled spaghetti...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came to Glowbal for a birthday brunch...awesome service (thank you Russell!) and great food! Highly recommend eating here! We will definitely be coming back on our next visit to Vancouver.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Skar78
Jack L, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest, Being served by Russell is an awesome experience - he is one of the best servers we have and upon your next visit, please ask to be seated in his section. So nice to hear! Take care,

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Decor is really nice and trendy The food was nothing special and even slightly disappointed Had carpaccio - nothing much Calamaris and brioche bread were yummy Truffle meat ball spaghetti did not taste that much So okish to try once I get but there are...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Ninimayo
Jack L, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for joining us and sorry to hear that the food was not to your liking. I will pass the comments on to the Chef and his brigade to follow up and ensure that everything is on point with the food. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having read the trip advisor reviews I plodded over here after a long day of sight seeing hoping to still get a table at 9pm . I received an incredibly warm welcome from Victoria and in fact the entire team. Service is stand out here!...More

Date of visit: July 2019
2  Thank eloisen28
Jack L, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest, We are glad that your last evening in Vancouver was so memorable and left on a great note! It is also nice to hear that Victoria took such good care of you - we your comments are so kind regarding the food and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

After the pleasant surprise of the mushroom soup served as an appetizer to welcome us as new guests, I had a great meal consisting of tuna salad and a glass of white wine. Our server was Jesse and his service was impeccable. Thank you all...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank fmrogers
Jack L, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest, We appreciate you taking time to write a review regarding your lunch experience and it seems that your thoroughly enjoyed yourself. Jesse is a great server and goes the extra mile not to miss a step - he is a pleasure to have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great dinner with our server, Marco. Everything was excellent. The service was impeccable. The place has a wonderful ambiance. We got the lamb and the cod: both were excellent. The wine list is extensive, and everything is rather reasonable, which is a...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Aha444
Jack L, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent visit and feedback regarding the great evening with Marco as your server - great food and service, so pleased to hear! The next time you visit, please ask for Marco. Best regards,

Reviewed 1 week ago

We ventured out to Glowbal with a few friends for a quick bite before a show. From the moment we arrived at our table, our server Angelina was there, enthusiastically explaining the speacials, what her favourite cocktail was as well, how much she likes representing...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank SandraMiller1169
Jack L, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Sandra, Thank you for visiting us before your show and we are pleased to hear that the service you received from Angelina was most satisfactory! It is very nice to hear that she was a great ambassador for the company as this makes us...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic meal and amazing service from Angelina. Seafood Platter a must. Definitely a top spot in the city!More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank SisterSister6869
Jack L, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Sounds like you had an amazing time! Thank you for very much for your feedback as Angelina is a real gem. On another note the Seafood Platter is great for sharing for a group of people and it seems that you made the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last minutes business dinner for 9 people and it was quickly accommodated. Service was superb. Drinks were great. And food was delicious. Calamari and Brussels sprouts for apps and I had a lobster paella for main course. Delicious.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank alexmJ9470RY
Jack L, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for joining us for dinner and we are very pleased to hear that the service, food and drinks received were of utmost satisfaction. The calamari, brussels sprouts and lobster paella are for sure guest favorites! Hope you can join us again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was ok, very limited for vegetarians with only 1 option. Nice setting. Had 4 different members of staff interact with us which seemed like overkill. One greeted, a different walked us to our seat, another took our order and another gave us the food...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank EmmaR2679
Jack L, Manager at Glowbal, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Emma, Thank you for joining us and appreciate your feedback. I would like to inform you that there are several vegetarian options on the menu from appetizers to entrees so I am not sure where this was miscommunicated... regardless I will follow up with...More

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