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Jan's on the Beach

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Canadian, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free, Seafood, Contemporary, Healthy
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14989 Marine Drive, White Rock, British Columbia V4B 1C3, Canada (Vidal)
+1 604-531-5444
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The fish (cod/halibut) and chips are awesome - very light GF batter and not greasy. French fries were not piping hot but tasty nonetheless. Everyone at my table enjoyed their meal. The service was quite slow - not sure if they were unexpectedly short-staffed on a sunny evening that enticed people to come to the beach at White Rock. We'll... More 

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Thank Karen534
Langley, BC
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125 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was "not bad" but really nothing special. We dined outside in the patio area. The sangria was mostly soda water. Our starters consisted of seafood chowder - which my husband appreciated as not being too thick or too heavy in potatoes - and "Grand Marnier prawns" for me. The prawns were a good size but in a cloyingly... More 

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Thank ladydocBC
Reno, Nevada
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the original and best restaurants on the beach. Great staff, excellent wine and local beer selection. High end food and service. I'm a regular.

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Thank William224
Burlington, Washington
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food. Highly recommend this restaurant. Wonderful outdoor seating with a view of the water. Patio heaters when it's chilly. Very nice.

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Thank Chara H
White Rock, Canada
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well we walked up and down Marine Drive and we have our favourites and we really wanted to try something new and we did, we sat down but then read the menu asked about different items and when we realized we only wanted one thing on the menu; we Left and went back to our new Fav place Jan's on... More 

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Thank Irene H
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Jan has developed the restaurant to be one of the best on the strip. Constantly expanding the gluten free menu you can get GF fish and chips, calamari, clam chowder and more. Fantastic breakfasts as well with homemade hollandaise sauce and the best eggs bennies around! Well worth a try!

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Thank TravelCulture33
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We were disappointed in the quality of the food. The service was fine. The outdoor atmosphere on a sunny day gives you a slight ocean view. Indoor dining quite cozy if restaurant is busy.

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Thank Marlemae43
Chilliwack
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Snagged a table on the patio last Sunday afternoon just before 5:00 but things went downhill from there. My friend ordered Halibut & Chips with Caesar instead which came in at $ 26 after $ 2 surcharge for a very mini Caesar salad and bland coleslaw & Tarter Sauce. My "Grilled" Caesar salad was not grilled at all. Instead it... More 

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Thank Manos37
Surrey
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283 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

We went for a birthday celebration and had a great mean. A patio table view looking out to the ocean. The fish and chips was excellent. Nice crispy batter and dry fish on the inside, not greasy at all. Tasty Fries, Cole slaw and tarter sauce with the meal. Not your typical fish and chips The other dish was Moroccan... More 

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Thank Brian V
White Rock, Canada
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70 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Ok so doesn't sound unbelievable but in the 10 plus years I have had to be gluten free I have only had Calamari once before and that was in DisneyWorld. And Jan's was almost as good. She also has excellent Gfree Fish and Chips. Everything fresh made in the restaurant. From the fish batter (nice and crispy) to the coleslaw.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $28
Cuisine
Canadian, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free, Seafood, Contemporary, Healthy
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14989 Marine Drive, White Rock, British Columbia V4B 1C3, Canada
    (Vidal)
  • Public Transportation: A BC transit bus stop is available right across the street from our restaurant.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  White Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 604-531-5444
Description
Jan's on the Beach: Open for Breakfast Lunch and Dinner. "Seafood and more" menu, great patio view of the San Juan Islands. Our menu focuses on fresh local ingredients, and is made to order from scratch right in our open kitchen. You can reserve a table online via Opentable, or call us! Hours of Business on our Website!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?