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Cardero's Restaurant & Live Bait Marine Pub

1583 Coal Harbour Quay, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 3E7, Canada
+1 604-669-7666
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (267 reviews)
“salmon” (238 reviews)
“sablefish” (66 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
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 via mobile

The restaurant has a nice atmosphere and a beautiful view of the harbour. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable, however the food was a disappointment, sad to say we were underwhelmed and won't be going back

Thank babooh2018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So went here for apps and drinks with the wife hax a freat time our server was awsome and helpful . Food was great music was nice and mellow .ocerall great time for date night .

Thank jayswann74
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had the salmon burger and the salad green harvest with grilled stealhead salmon, very good although the dressing had a bit too much vinegar, yet very pleasant. Lots of food, could not have dessert, all very enjoyable in a wonderful atmosphere, good service and...More

Thank Tucatuca2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was just there for a small party for a birthday dinner on a busy Saturday night. I wanted to love the food because on paper it sounded great. While some of it was great there were some major shortfalls: - our appetizers were left...More

Thank Isabella_LondonToday
Sequoia R, Customer Service Coordinator at Cardero's Restaurant & Live Bait Marine Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Isabella, Thank you for taking the time to communicate your dining experience as we value your feedback. We apologize for your unsatisfactory experience and our restaurant manager would appreciate the opportunity to follow up with you. If it is convenient, please email your phone...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

And for sure it will not be the last time. The food of course is always king, but really good service makes the meal so much better. Meghan was wonderful scouting out some decent hot sauce to compliment our 2 dozen oysters, which were excellent....More

Thank Don R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very few places serve the red tomato based clam chowder. Lots of root vegetables in the dish. Could use a few more clams. They also do up a nice dish of fried osyters. Lounge usual has space though you will be sharing a table. If...More

Thank 480gordons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cardero's is a fantastic spot on the Vancouver seawall. Having visited for a week staying close by, my husband and I dined here 3 times. The seafood is fresh and the atmosphere is lovely. They have a great wine selection and perfect views to pair...More

4  Thank LuxeTourista
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my mum for a dinner as she was visiting me to Vancouver. The Service was 1st class, the wine was delicious, the seafood fresh, the salmon terrific and the dessert amazing... I cannot wait to visit again and my mother just went back...More

Thank PabloO1436
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had made a reservation a few days in advance and had hoped for a table with a view of the harbour, but none were available. We had a cozy booth for five instead. It's a very busy restaurant and quite noisy. The service is...More

Thank Sue A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Canada to celebrate our Golden Wedding Anniversary and this was chosen for us as a gift from our son and his wife and our daughter and her partner. Perfect choice! We had a wonderful meal and the staff were a delight -...More

Thank beddersj
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options. However, located right on the waterfront of
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Questions & Answers
October 6, 2018|
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Response from Elaine R | Reviewed this property |
I imagine somewhat noisy. I don't think I have ever gone on a Saturday night
October 6, 2018|
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Response from Bill B | Reviewed this property |
Not as noisy as Cactus Club and not as quiet as Lift.
July 20, 2018|
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Response from ruhs1969 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are most defiantly they have a kids menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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