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Blue Water Cafe

1095 Hamilton St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5T4, Canada
+1 604-688-8078
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sablefish” (215 reviews)
“seafood” (483 reviews)
“scallops” (152 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1095 Hamilton St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5T4, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I went here for an anniversary dinner and we were impressed with quality of food and customer service! Our meals were delicious and the servers were very friendly!

Thank TravellingPrincess78
Reviewed 5 days ago

I took friends here as a thank you for letting me stay with them and I am glad to say we all loved it. It's not a budget place and is quite fancy for Vancouver standards so I was told but it felt like a...More

Thank londontownlady
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel concierge highly recommended this restaurant. The restaurant had fun and casual atmosphere and all the dishes we ordered were excellent! Even better was the service provided by our waiter. He was attentive without being pushy. This would be a great place for a...More

Thank ChoosyTraveler0901
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for the decent restaurant to spend our last dinner in Vancouver. Then our friend recommended us this restaurant, it turned out that we had a great meal ever. Seafood was delectable, the ambiance was great. We would love to recommend this restaurant...More

Thank susanvicky2809
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would go so far to say this is in the top 5 restaurant's I've done at. If you love Seafood- then go. The oysters were amazing, as was the sushi and sashimi. We took our young kids- and the staff were excellent with them...More

1  Thank Encounterbay122
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The seafood is fabulous, wine list comprehensive and service excellent - there is no better seafood restaurant in Vancouver

Thank sewaterman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great wine selection, a few you can’t find anywhere. Oysters tasted exactly as described by our server just what we wanted. I can’t recall our servers name but he was super professional and fulfilled many needs without even having to ask. Will be back!

Thank rickhalt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had two wonderful meals last night. My wife had the Miso glazed Sablefish. Perfectly prepared, really wonderful flavours. I went with some Hamachi and a spicy tuna roll with some edamame on the side. Asked our waitress for extra breadsticks, extra ginger, extra wasabe....More

Thank Arty T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fabulous meal here, scallop and tuna appetiser, scallop and sable fish main. All were perfectly portioned and delicious. Reasonablely expensive but not over the top. Well worth the money for a fab meal out. Great wait staff, knowledgeable and just the right amount...More

Thank Naki-one
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food, service and atmosphere at Blue Water are world class. The energy is fun and sophisticated at the same time. The employees seem to love working there. The kitchen is open and it is great to watch the chefs interact. Gorgeous sushi bar. We...More

Thank Jkpnap
Yaletown & False Creek North
Yaletown has risen from the ashes of its
rough-and-tumble industrial past into one of
Vancouver's new chicest neighbourhoods. The place
responsible for originating of the phrase 'skid row'
might not call to mind independently-owned boutiques
and terraced cafes, but having swallowed the
waterfront lines of False Creek North, the resulting
amalgamation transformed the area into an elegant,
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Not when I was there
2 November 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1095 Hamilton St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5T4, Canada
    (Helmcken St.)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Yaletown & False Creek North
  • Neighbourhood: Yaletown & False Creek North
  • Phone Number: +1 604-688-8078
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Blue Water Cafe is Vancouver's definitive destination for seafood, widely known for its excellence in celebrating the extraordinary flavours of BC. Consistently awarded "Best Seafood Restaurant" in Vancouver and recognized for its unparalleled service, an evening at Blue Water Cafe is truly an unforgettable experience.
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