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The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant

€€ - €€€Seafood, , Vegetarian Friendly
1535 Johnston Street | Creekhouse #102, Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3R9, Canada
+1 604-669-9030
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (206 reviews)
“halibut” (93 reviews)
“arctic char” (40 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:30All hours
Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1535 Johnston Street | Creekhouse #102, Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3R9, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We really enjoyed our meal here. The food was fresh and tasty and the service was professional and friendly. The atmosphere is relaxed and family oriented.

Thank Margy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favorite restaurant in Vancouver (if you like seafood and/or steak). They get fresh seafood daily and have a great menu! They also have a very good wine list. The prices are very affordable, menu is great, environment is amazing! We also had...More

Thank Mona M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We initially just wanted to get a coffee here, slightly worried it would be super touristy, expensive and not of great quality due to the location of the place. But actually we were pleasantly surprised and stayed for lunch. This place is all about fish...More

Thank Nadine H
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely place for a lunch. Overlooking False Creek on a sunny if chilly day. Food was super as was the wine. Our server Gordon was a gem. Such good attention and nice conversation. Shall be coming again.

Thank capeo27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by for a quick meal before going to a comedy show at Granville Island. Both of us are doing the Whole30, a similar diet to paleo. We had questions, and our server, Heather, was so enthusiastic to make sure that she found the...More

Thank RKVancouver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

And I bet it would be an absolutely striking setting on a warm, sunny evening. The setting was still lovely and romantic even on a rainy winter evening. We had some first courses and these were fine. Husband thought that his wedge salad was tasteless...More

Thank Anna G
Sequoia R, Customer Service Coordinator at The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Anna, Thank you for sharing your recent dining experience at The Sandbar Restaurant. We sincerely value your feedback and would appreciate the opportunity to follow up with you. If it is convenient, please provide us with your phone number as our restaurant manager would...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the heart of Granville Island, one of the most characterful areas of the city, the Sandbar serves first-rate seafood in a welcoming atmosphere and commands impressive views across the waterfront. Not cheap, but well worth visiting for a special occasion; we chose it for...More

Thank Philip K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went here for a Dungeness crab dinner. Atmosphere great. View great. Service? Not so much. I had to wait about 5 mins till a hostess asked if I wanted a table; my glass of prosecco took forever to arrive; my Caesar salad & half...More

Thank Rebecca D. R
Sequoia R, Customer Service Coordinator at The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rebecca, We appreciate you taking the time to communicate your dining experience as we value your feedback. Our restaurant manager would like the opportunity to follow up with you, so if convenient please email your phone number to feedback@vancouverdine.com. We look forward to hearing...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful meal on a rainy night. Had the plank salmon and sable fish. Very tasty and excellent service by Travis. Got to know him as we were in town from Calgary and he used to live there too. I recommend the clam chowder...More

Thank CdnBravo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed fresh oysters and other seafood and vegetable delights at The Sandbar in Granville Island. Great service, delicious choices and caught-that-day seafood made it a perfect choice, Great beers too.

Thank jjohnsto
Granville Island & Fairview
One of the favoured neighbourhoods for a day out,
Granville Island's packed theatres and art studios,
hobby shops and book stores, restaurants and bars, all
offer a plethora of activities and entertainment
options, leaving no one bored. The highlight of the
area is the Fisherman's Wharf, where the seagulls
overhead and the smell of the sea invigorate its many
visitors, some of who are there to shop the fresh
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Questions & Answers
30 June 2016|
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Response from Timothy C | Reviewed this property |
yes, go to vancouverdine com this is a website for a group of restaurants all under the same company, but each offer something a little different. Then just click on the Sandbar on the right.
18 March 2016|
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Response from JRMCG58 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is an elevator from the ground floor.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1535 Johnston Street | Creekhouse #102, Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3R9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Granville Island & Fairview
  • Neighbourhood: Granville Island & Fairview
  • Phone Number: +1 604-669-9030
  • E-mail
The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant is located in Granville Island beside the Public Market. Their unique patio is under the Granville Street Bridge, overlooking False Creek. Enjoy sushi from Chef Hoshi’s Sushi Bar, open all week from 5:30pm onwards. From Thursday to Sunday, the Teredo Lounge transforms into a trendy piano bar. Featuring a variety of local brew, the Sandbar is an exciting place to listen to live music, enjoy fresh tapas and meet great people.
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