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Cardero's Restaurant & Live Bait Marine Pub

) #24 of 3,064 Restaurants in Vancouver $$ - $$$ Seafood, , Soups
1583 Coal Harbour Quay, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 3E7, Canada
+1 604-669-7666
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (224 reviews)
“salmon” (192 reviews)
“sable fish” (38 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1583 Coal Harbour Quay, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 3E7, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a hard place to get into. If you try to book at 15:00 for that evening you won't succeed (even on a Monday). It's the type of place you have to really plan ahead for. Saying that it is a pleasant place to...More

Thank OlderGuy1956
Reviewed yesterday

We had a lovely meal sitting outside in the sunset. The food and the service were very good. The menu is extensive. I enjoyed the Cajun Ling cod.

Thank Ken P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My hubby and I certainly enjoyed our marina view dinner consisting of some of the freshest squid we have had in the States and perfectly cooked Halibut. Very nice atmosphere and walking distance to the Westin Bayshore.

Thank Suni W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely food, friendly staff though is very busy. We were lucky and got a table without having to wait but that is probably unusual at busy times as it was rammed. Do book ahead if you want to guarantee a table. Food was good and...More

Thank Tonyagbc
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Westin Hotel recommended Cardero's. It was a short walk along the marina. We were quickly greeted and seated on the patio overlooking the marina. Travis came over and went to get our adult beverages I asked if they had bacon vodka, he said no,...More

Thank FWL5346
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visit 2 times in a row. An fantastic experience first day with their really great food, waiting signals with flags and super service. So good, that we came back, just to get to mush waiting time, bad service, wrong food ordering and much more. First...More

Thank clausjoh
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our food was good My husband really liked the salmon burger as he bun was made fresh. The wok squid was disappointing as it was just spicy calamari. We wanted non-fried story fried squid. Service was good. It got a bit too sunny on the...More

Thank SLM554
Reviewed 5 days ago

We noticed this restaurant when walking along the seawall the day before. I looked online and was delighted to see many options to accommodate a person with a gluten allergy. Our server was delightful and very attentive. My husband played a game to figure out...More

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food we had was amazing. The salads were all good and the main courses were prepared nicely. The restaurant is right on the water and has great views even if you are not seated right on the window or patio. Our waitress was great...More

Thank David D
Sequoia R, Customer Service Coordinator at Cardero's Restaurant & Live Bait Marine Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear David, Thank you for sharing your recent dining experience at Cardero's Restaurant. We sincerely value your feedback and would appreciate the opportunity to follow up with you. If it is convenient, please provide me with your phone number as our restaurant manager would like...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Cardero's is the go to restaurant to impress visitors to Vancouver, the view is fantastic, the décor screams west coast and the food is always fresh and well prepared and evocative of the Pacific Northwest. The service is always fantastic. Its a fantastic spot just...More

Thank CanBusinessTraveler
Vancouver's business district, the Downtown area is
bustling with smartly-dressed folks balancing their
lattes and briefcases to and from work. The area's
plethora of contemporary commercial, residential, and
corporate spaces has bred a landscape of nouveau
restaurants, chain cafes, and upmarket shopping
options. However, located right on the waterfront of
Vancouver's energetic Harbour, Downtown is a also
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25 May 2017|
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Response from Troy B | Reviewed this property |
My wife is celiac and we had a wonderful meal there. Staff were very accommodating in making sure she was provided a delicious gluten and dairy free meal.
3 May 2017|
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Response from Denise M | Reviewed this property |
Don't believe they have email reservations, just telephone 1-604-669-7666.
12 December 2016|
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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
Hi Don, You are in luck! You can buy the gift certificates on line. What a great gift! Merry Christmas!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1583 Coal Harbour Quay, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 3E7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-669-7666
Cardero’s Restaurant in Coal Harbour offers spectacular waterfront dining right in the marina. Enjoy tasty wok dishes to share, fresh seafood, an extensive wine list, and much more. You can dine and watch as their talented kitchen team prepares your food from their open kitchen. The Live Bait Marine Pub features live music Sunday through Thursday from 9:00pm, a great place to grab a bite and pint and enjoy some tunes with friends!
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