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“Nice food, lovely bar staff”

The Blackbird Public House & Oyster Bar
Ranked #1,684 of 3,945 Restaurants in Vancouver
Cuisines: Gastropub
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown
Reviewed February 19, 2014

We visited here during our recent holiday to Vancouver. Initially we just called in for one drink but ended up staying and having food. The bar is fabulous, the two bartenders that were working, one from New Zealand originally and one from Ireland were very polite and friendly. We stayed to eat from the 'Dine Out Vancouver' menu and the food was lovely. Wasn't too impressed with the oysters on this menu as they were very small but the mains we had were very good. I had the Steak, which was excellent. Very enjoyable experience, good value for money and would definitely visit again.

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Thank sdoll94
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Reviewed February 11, 2014

Dark brown on the outside, chewy on the inside. Not how you do fish. Fries, very marginal. Just not impressed. Mocktail cucumber drink was good. Staff was very inattentive for the first ten minutes, then, never saw her again. Wont be going back.

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Reviewed February 2, 2014

We booked a table for 12 people for our daughters 32nd birthday, It was dine out Vancouver, but we were not told that is the only menu, we complained and they said they would make an exception and they could give us the bar menu, Ok that was acceptable, but then the service went down hill, one of our party did not get his appetizer way after everyone else, but also his dinner was 30mins after everyone we had all eaten our dinner , so I had to go and complain to some idiot who said he was the manager, still waited 15 mins, what a load of crap, I would recommend no one to eat at this rubbish retaurant, and to top it all the food is crap, stay away ,crap food crap service.

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Thank Sheffgal
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Reviewed January 19, 2014

We had lunch at the Blackbird on our last day of our holiday in Canada. We sat at the bar and our server was friendly, helpful and polite. I ordered 4 oysters (1 of each) followed by wings and my girlfriend had pizza. The food was well presented and tasted lovely and we were not rushed between courses. The restaurant is nicely decorated and has a friendly and welcoming feel to it. This place was a really nice surprise and a great ending to our holiday. Would highly recommend and visit again the next time we're in Vancouver.

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Thank Ade_Loz
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Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

I really enjoyed the style of this bar, a bit old school classic. There is a Barber shop connected to the restaurant. Our bartender was very nice, can't remember his name though. Great place to hang with friends or coworkers for a drink or two.

Thank LRapkin
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