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Black + Blue

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1032 Alberni St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1A3, Canada (Burrard)
+1 604-637-0777
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11:30 - 01:00
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Sun 16:30 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat 16:30 - 02:00
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

We came to the restaurant without reservations and were pleasantly surprised to be quickly seated and at a very nice table on the second level, overlooking the entire restaurant, including their mouth-watering glass-walled meat cooler which was a great focal point. The whole restaurant is beautiful with beautiful wall hangings and chandeliers, privacy ensuring curtains in between booths, and a... More 

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Thank Nopicop
Vancouver, Canada
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284 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience! Ribeye was cooked to perfection, the energy in the room was great and the ambiance without question is one of the nicest in the city! The Himalayan salt bricks behind the glass wall displaying their cuts of meat is an eye catcher and a conversation piece in and of itself! Service was fantastic! Look forward... More 

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Thank Paul B
Port Coquitlam
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277 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Visited Black and Blue Rooftop. The service spectacular, the meal superb. The "monster" shrimp appetizer is to die for.. Coated in "something" that was delicious. Had an assorted platter for dinner, steak, shrimp, scallops, veggies, and barbecued brussel sprouts that were superb.

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Thank Goldwingman
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

I dined at Black & Blue with my family for Dine out Vancouver. From start to finish the night was flawless! We were seated right away, our food came quickly, the drinks kept coming and I didn't have one complaint. There wasn't really anything that happened that made me say "man, that was soo special!" but all in all it... More 

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Thank Karleen M
Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

This is a relatively new restaurant. You can see that they are trying very hard but they are not quite there yet. A for effort, though. Given time, this could be one of the better restaurants in town. Almost worth the price but still very good. Props to the hostess who remembered my name on the way out on a... More 

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Thank Articulous
Mission, Canada
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

I was taken here for a special Birthday and the service we got was amazing. The waiter made sure I had the greatest experience ever. The food was amazing and would eat there over and over a gain. The wine selection was also as good so we were in heaven. Will go back.

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Thank Caroline L
Vancouver, Canada
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546 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Talk about a temple to Meat. This cool space has a Meat Fridge you can walk up and look through the window at all the different cuts. The staff are friendly and professional. Try the Caesar Salad made at your table side. The prime rib and the steaks are prepared to your liking. The desserts are tasty and the prices... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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102 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

There are many good things about this restaurant. We had a large group that reserved well in advance to eat upstairs on the indoor patio. We were excited to eat in a nice open area. When we arrived, there was a mix-up which they really never recovered from. Someone had given our table away and in it was very difficult... More 

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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Black + Blue, responded to this review

Hi there. Thank you very much for letting us know about your experience - I greatly appreciate you bringing this to our attention and we will follow up with the restaurant to ensure simple things like table seating are not missed again. We always welcome feedback as to how we can do things better and invite you to email marketing@glowbalgroup.com... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

We tried the Black & Blue Dine Out menu, and it was very disappointing! My friend and I ordered steaks, and they were so fat! The whole steaks were like fat meat! We told them and they changed them to another ones. They just delivered the second ones in three minutes! It was so fast! However, the second ones didn't... More 

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3 Thank fanmina99
Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Black + Blue, responded to this review

Hi there. Thank you very much for letting us know about your recent visit - I was disappointed to read you did not enjoy your Dine Out dishes. We always welcome feedback and would like to learn more about your meals and where improvements could have been made. Please email marketing@glowbalgroup.com with your TripAdvisor username and we will reach out... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

Gorgeous rooftop patio and great for after work drinks, however, service leaves much to be desired. If you're going to an upscale steakhouse, you expect to at least have a Cactus Club level of service. Not so at Black + Blue. That being said, I still return again and again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$37
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 01:00
Monday
11:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:00
Thursday
11:30 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
16:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1032 Alberni St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1A3, Canada
    (Burrard)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-637-0777
Description
The magic of a classic steakhouse, but with a decidedly contemporary twist. In-house aged rare cuts of beef, tableside Caesar salads, flambes, flaming coffees, and more. While he may find it familiar, it's definitely not your Daddy's steak house!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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