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The Observatory at Grouse Mountain

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6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4K9, Canada
+1 604-998-5045
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Olalla, Washington
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263 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is uninspired and served in very meager portions. The one vegetarian option, panisse, was inedible. If you'd like more than a few dinner rolls, you'll be charged extra. Our seats were poor. The dining room was loud. The service was rushed. Meals run $25 and up. I was thoroughly disappointed even though we were there for a special... More 

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Thank LJBCOOL
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Grouse Mountain excited to do the Grind but found out the trail had closed the day before. We were a little disappointed but decided to ride the gondola up the mountain which was quick. A little expensive ($45) considering it's the off season, and when we went up we were a bit disappointed that the fire pits... More 

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Thank Lee F
Jacki C, Guest Relations Manager at The Observatory at Grouse Mountain, responded to this review

Hello Lee, We were sorry to hear that your experience wasn't all you hoped. Certainly, this is a time of year when the Resort is very much in transition to our core snow activities. I'm not certain of what day you visited, but we have received loads of snow over the past week! With the change in the weather the... More 

West Vancouver, Canada
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121 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love it great food and the view I live just down the mountain and this is a great place to spend the day and then go eat

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Thank Chris M
Jacki C, Guest Relations Manager at The Observatory at Grouse Mountain, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments, Chris. We're so glad that you enjoyed your visit to The Observatory. More 

Vancouver
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view of the mountains and the city are absolutely outstanding; however, the service is totally the opposite. We celebrated my father-in-laws 70th birthday at this location while he was visiting from Europe. His daughter spent 30 minutes on the phone attempting to place an order of champagne to surprise which she finally managed but apparently she was literally left... More 

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Thank Tettlley
Jacki C, Guest Relations Manager at The Observatory at Grouse Mountain, responded to this review

Hello Tettlley, A 70th birthday is a milestone, and the associated celebration should be a wonderful one. Obviously your experience fell short and we'd really like to get to the bottom of this. Your review was posted to The Observatory Restaurant, but we believe, from the menu item(s) you noted, that you may actually have been in contact with, and... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant while here on holiday from Australia. We didn't get a table with a view unfortunately, and found the staff very offhand. The squash soup was just warm and not recommended, but my husband enjoyed the pork appetizer. The salmon entree was dry & overcooked and had bones, but my husband had the surgeon fish and said it... More 

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Thank kiwichick2012
Jacki C, Guest Relations Manager at The Observatory at Grouse Mountain, responded to this review

Hello, Reading your review, I reached out to our Restaurant Manager, as I wanted to understand some of the notes you made in your review. In speaking to the Manager, she did remember you and noted that you were offered a replacement for the salmon, but that you decided not to wait for that; and that you were also offered... More 

Hong Kong, China
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94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

The food is beautiful, fresh, and local. The view from this restaurant is stunning. The service was average but everything else makes up for it.

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Thank Glo F
Vancouver, Canada
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

My wife & I enjoyed a very nice evening at The Observatory. Service was very good...the meal was done to perfection...the view is 10/10...we will be going back for sure

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Thank Alester
Gdansk, Poland
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33 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We came here for a lovely dinner, because it's our tradition to do ONE nice dinner on every trip we do. On this trip, I picked this restaurant and was NOT disappointed. I still to this day, daydream of that black olive puree on my dish. My husband started with a local beer and I had a dirty vodka martini.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We went here for the very first time for our 32nd anniversary dinner. The view on the ride up to the top was great but magnificent on the way down with the sun setting. The service was pleasant & the food was delicious. Yes, it was a little on the expensive side but not really when you consider the gondola... More 

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Thank Philip S
Brenham
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Take the time to ride up to the top to get a FANTASTIC view of Vancouver BC. This is a MUST SEE attraction.

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Thank Christy L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$40 - $60
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4K9, Canada
  • Public Transportation: Take bus 236 from Lonsdale Quay. It will bring you to the base of the Skyride.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  North Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-998-5045

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