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“First Class”
Review of Shaughnessy

Shaughnessy
Ranked #530 of 3,994 Restaurants in Vancouver
Price range: $17 - $40
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Shaughnessy
Cross street: 37TH AVENUE
Transit: SHAUGHNESSY RESTAURANT IS ON OAK STREET WHICH IS THE MAIN THROUGHFARE For MANY ARTERIES INTO OR OUT OF THE CITY. ON ROUTE FROM OR TO THE VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OR THE US BORDER. SHAUGHNESSY RESTAURANT IS 15 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN AND 15 MINUTES FROM THE AIRPORT. TRANSIT BUS STOPS ARE LOCATED ONLY 2 MINUTES FROM THE ENTRANCE TO THE GARDEN.
Description: Shaughnessy Restaurant Is Located In The Spectacular Vandusen Botanical Garden (a 55-acre Teaching Garden). The Restaurant Was Originally Opened In 1984 To Service The Many Members & Guests Of The Garden, But It Soon Became A Popular Dining Establishment And Has Evolved Into A Vancouver Landmark. It Is Now A Favorite With Locals & Tourists Alike. Shaughnessy Restaurant Offers Contemporary Comfort Food, Professional Warm Service And The Right Mix Of Creativity And Commitment In An Elegant, Relaxed And Unique Garden Setting. We Cater To A Variety Of Events Throughout The Year - Wedding Receptions, Anniversaries, Birthdays, Bar/bat Mitzvahs, Family Reunions And Corporate Meetings. Exclusive Restaurant Bookings Are Available And We Can Accomodate A Variety Of Group Sizes Up To 200 People. There Is Ample Free Parking For Car, Private Coach Or Bus. Both The Garden And The Restaurant Are Wheelchair Accessible
Reviewed November 15, 2013

We came out of VanDusen Gardens and wanted a meal. We did not want to eat in the cafeteria within the gardens. Shaughnessy's next door looked a nice place and although we had to wait, because we had not booked, it was well worth the wait. The service was friendly and efficient and the food was first class. For a little bot extra it is worth the visit.

Thank Alan1766Spain
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Reviewed October 17, 2013

It's hard to beat the setting for this restaurant as part of the Van Dusen Gardens. Menu selection is reasonably priced and features daily specials. Good is tasty and well presented. I had the seared tuna burger. Yummy! Enjoy a beautifully set table with real napkins, not paper, and enjoy the view. Staff is attentive.

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Reviewed October 13, 2013

Stopped off for a quick snack whilst visiting the gardens and had an excellent meal. Pleasant surroundings and first class service. The prawns and clams were really good. Not cheap - but worth it.

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Thank RacingToast
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Reviewed September 23, 2013

We three went for brunch on Saturday at noon. Not even 1/3 full but NOISY!!!
The scones served were blueberry, and tasteless. The menu looked interesting, and we shared 2 items while our third had eggs benny, with sauce on the side. The 3 cheese prawn and scallop fajita had 1 prawn per slice, and a couple of small scallops which were lost in the cheddar cheese. Really not sure if there were 2 other types at all. The salad had potential with mango tidbits, too heavy on the dressing, the poor lettuce was wilted instantly!
This is a very pretty room and of course the gardens spectacular. Spark up the same old same old , and regulate the sound, and I may go back.

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Thank Sheril M
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Reviewed September 21, 2013

We were pleasantly surprised yesterday to have an enjoyable lunch at the Shaughnessy restaurant. Wow!, free parking in Vancouver to start , a very relaxing stroll to the restaurant with a view of the foliage outside. The food was good, the service good, the prices may be touristy but overall nicely presented.
I definitely will be back for lunch and then tour the gardens surrounding the restaurant

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Thank NallaVancouver
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