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Arms Reach Bistro

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107C-4390 Gallant Ave, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7G 1L2, Canada (Banbury Road)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Chosen for lunch based on the high trip advisor ranking. The calamari appetizer was very good. Nice meaty hunks with a marinara dip (not like the rings of batter so often served). I had the shrimp salad sandwich, also fairly good but could have done without the slab of lox. Shrimp would have stood up well on their own. My... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great view. Great service. Great food. Really enjoyed our lunch here. Good selection of pastas, seafood and brunch including Gluten Free and kids menu options. Very busy, but the staff were helpful and attentive. If you like white wine, try the Pentage Pinot Gris. And we couldn't get enough of the mountains as the backdrop.

Thank Floor7dot5
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is a complete gem! I've eaten here multiple times and the food is excellent and will not disappoint you. The staff are kind and very accommodating. To top everything off, they'll give you a blanket to keep you warm on the patio as you take in the beautiful view of wonderful Deep Cove!!

Thank Daisydiver31
Tryon, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us enjoyed an early dinner on the outside patio. The weather was perfect and we enjoyed being close to the water. Three of us had white salmon and my husband had black cod. All four dinners were delicious. My husband and I shared the hummus appetizer which was excellent, and not skimpy . Our friends ordered the parmesan... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arms Reach is a wonderful gem in Deep Cove. Make reservations! It is a busy spot for locals and tourists. Food is tasty, staff and service are outstanding.

Thank enaj21
Western Shore, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have downgraded this restaurant as of today from a 5 to a 3. I made a reservation and could only get in at 11 or 1:30 so as it was my son's birthday we chose 11 - He is a chef so we are well aware of restaurants. The View is gorgeous over the deep cove and the outdoor... More 

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TheReach, Manager at Arms Reach Bistro, responded to this review

Dear customer, I am sorry for the last time you dined with us at Arms Reach. Unfortunately, some menu items, such as the gorgonzola bread, can take longer then other items on our menu. However, the poor quality of your caesar and eggs benedict is unacceptable, and not the norm of the bistro. In lieu of your poor dining experience,... More 

North Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a gift certificate for the restaurant and planned a trip out to Deep Cove on a warm sunny day. Finding a parking spot was a bit of a challenge. They don't take reservations at lunch but we arrived at 1:00 and while no spots were available on the patio, we were immediately seated inside which was fine as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is great, the ambiance is great and the service is also great! Easy parking in the underground garage (below the restaurant). My go to dish here is the penne chicken.. delicious! I was VERY impressed by the great service that we received! A decent selection of beer and a what seems like a good selection of wines... More 

Thank Catherine G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for a drink and appy after a Quarry Rock hike. Had the calamari based on server recommendation that it is fresh (not frozen) and hand prepared each day. Service was exactly on point and one of the better service experiences I've had in the last while!

Thank Cosimka W
Vancouver, B.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cosy restaurant is a staple for North Shore residents and visitors alike. It is as comfortable on a winter night as it is on a summer evening; soak up the view of Quarry Rock in the distance or the twinkling lights of Deep Cove with its bobbing boats and rustic, dock walk. The culinary finesse of the chefs shines... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $27
Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107C-4390 Gallant Ave, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7G 1L2, Canada
    (Banbury Road)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  North Vancouver
  • Phone Number: 604-929-7442
The Arms Reach Bistro, established in 2004, in the heart of Deep Cove, offers a tasteful west coast style cuisine with a unique flare. Open at 11am seven days a week, we serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Come down and join us, relax and relish in the spectacular waterfront view.

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