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ARC

900 Canada Pl | British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3L5, Canada
+1 604-691-1818
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (12 reviews)
“brisket” (4 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
900 Canada Pl | British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3L5, Canada
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1 - 10 of 289 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The food is good and making a point to be a little different from the surrounding establishments by offering an interesting mix of accompaniments with more traditional sea and land staples. While the portions of main courses and starters were perfectly good, the sides left...More

Thank Niles B
FWsocialmedia, General Manager at ARC, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Niles B, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for ARC. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the food whilst you joined us. I shall make sure that your feedback is shared with the appropriate people. I am sorry...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed happy hour on their patio a couple times during our visit. The service was friendly and attentive. They had a selection of beers available for happy hour as opposed to one choice as many other places offer. Also have wine and highball specials....More

Thank WI_USA_JonB
FWsocialmedia, General Manager at ARC, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear WI_USA_JonB, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for ARC. I am glad to hear that you had such a wonderful time with us in ARC and especially on our patio during the summer for happy hour. I hope that we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I make a point of coming in to the city throughout the year. We like to start our evening with "happy hour" at Arc in the Fairmont. The signature cocktails are amazing!My favourite is the west coast gin and tonic. The juniper...More

Thank Kim N
FWsocialmedia, General Manager at ARC, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Kim N, Thank you for taking the time to leave ARC a review. I am happy to hear that you are enjoying the food and drinks that we have available in the lounge, especially drinks from our garden to glass offerings. We look forward...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Somewhat limited menu, nice presentation, wonderful filet and salmon very good. Pricey but nice, good hotel testaurant

Thank jonesgp
FWsocialmedia, General Manager at ARC, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear jonesgp, Thank you for your review of ARC. We hope to welcome you back to ARC in the future. Kind regards, Roman Vondal, General Manager, ARC restaurant and bar

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were staying at the Fairmont Waterfront and enjoyed a very nice dinner at ARC on our last evening in Vancouver. We both had the Chowder, which might have been the best chowder we have had with big chunks of salmon and...More

Thank Scott S
FWsocialmedia, General Manager at ARC, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Scott S, Thank you for taking the rime to leave us a review of ARC. I am glad to hear that you had such a wonderful dinner with us on your last evening in Vancouver, especially for the drinks and the chowder. I shall...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose ARC as a breakfast meeting spot solely for convenience. (Across the street from the Vancouver convention center.) So I was pleasantly surprised by both the service and the food. Our server was prompt, friendly and not too pushy which was perfect since we...More

Thank Jay M
FWsocialmedia, General Manager at ARC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear JayM, Thank your for taking the time to write us such a wonderful and kind review for ARC. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed our ARC breakfast bowl and all the wonderful toppings that it comes with. I shall make sure that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being able to sit by the large windows and watch the people outside come and go is quite a treat, especially if paired with great food. The sea bass was delicious and perfectly cooked. Maybe a little more veg on the plate next time? The...More

Thank GourmandTrashPanda
FWsocialmedia, General Manager at ARC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear GorurmandTrashPanda, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for ARC restaurant. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us especially our ice cream bar! We hope to welcome you abck to ARC in the future. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

We were at the Fairmont hotel and waiting for the room we tried the ARC for the first time and loved the oysters and good british columbia brut sparkling wine. We ate there 4 times and liked the food or deserts and wine each timeMore

Thank Pierre M
FWsocialmedia, General Manager at ARC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear PierreM, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am happy to hear that you had a wonderful time with us in ARC, especially our local offerings, and that you returned on numerous occasions during your stay with us. I...More

Reviewed June 4, 2018

I had such high expectations for this restaurant and unfortunately I was let down. I want to start out by saying that the drinks were amazing. The fact that they use homegrown ingredients as much as possible really impressed me. However, we wanted to start...More

Thank Chanel S
FWsocialmedia, General Manager at ARC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Chanel, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed our cocktails created by our bartenders. I would like to hear more from you regarding your dining experience with us and how you...More

Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

My colleague and I hosted two client events at Arc. This was a really good experience. Alexandra was diligent in assisting us in setting up successful events. Our severs Baba and Arvin were both very good at what they do. Food was top notch with...More

Thank BookofRobin
FWsocialmedia, General Manager at ARC, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Dear BookofRobin, Thank you for your kind words about ARC and our colleagues who you worked with planning and during your events that you hosted. I will make sure that this is shared with everyone involved in the events, including our culinary team and our...More

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David J
August 28, 2017|
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Response from Allan D | Reviewed this property |
not really
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Gina J
June 10, 2016|
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Response from DCFoodyDV8 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of...and I have not heard of a restaurant in Vancouver that does have a dress code....we are pretty chill here and just like to eat good food
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Anastasiia K
April 17, 2015|
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Response from FWsocialmedia | Property representative |
Dear Anastasiia K, Thanks for your question! We are pleased to offer a variety of menu options, including many items that are either already vegan or can be made vegan. We would also be happy to personalize a menu for you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$27 - US$59
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Canada Pl | British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3L5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-691-1818
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Fairmont Waterfront
Description
Simply inspired, handcrafted fare presented in a relaxed West Coast setting. Sample Chef Karan Suri’s seasonal tasting menus or try a little bit of everything with our ARC Boards designed for sharing. Our sensational bar has an amazing selection of local craft beers, world-class wines and garden-inspired cocktails mixed to perfection. Life is complicated. Good food shouldn’t be.
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