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The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant

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” (176 reviews)
“halibut” (82 reviews)
“arctic char” (30 reviews)
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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 2 days ago

My husband and I got very lost trying to get to this place (recommended by the concierge, Marie, at the Farimont Whistler) - and yes, quite possible without GPS (stingy Americans we are and we went "old school" with maps on this trip!) It was...More

Thank KristinB843
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I highly recommended making reservations on weekends for this delicious and trendy spot. Attentive and professional customer service, appetizers well proportioned, flavorful and generous if ordering the flatbread. The Halibut and Steelhead Salmon was worth every penny. Ending the night off with the Truffle dessert...More

Thank keep_smilingirl
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you don't mind how to be treated, but looking for quality food, it would be a good choice. We reserved a table close to Band, and got the farthest table from the stage!. The waitress not only had an attitude but also didn't get...More

Thank Fariba M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I spent some time trying to figure out whether I should get the sablefish or the halibut. My waiter, Matt was great about explaining the differences and helping me through the decision and what a great choice. Sorry about lack of pictures but it was...More

Thank Jobin V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved the place! We have been looking for oysters and great seafood. The view and service we're a bonus. Amy was a fantastic waitress!

Thank Leesx5
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful view! The food was good with ample portions. Our server was very nice and kept our glasses full. There were 6 in our group and we were seated quickly for lunch. It was a bit chilly on the patio but the heaters kept it...More

Thank bearnstar
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wiled away a few hours sipping a couple of black and tans and snacking on Wok fried squid with ginger and onions accompanied by the best coconut jasmine rice I have ever eaten: my pleasure was made even better having and uninterrupted view of...More

Thank Yendel G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to Vancouver, the first one was 13 years ago. On our first trip we had a wonderful meal at The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant and we were pleased to see that it was still in business. We arrived soon after they...More

Thank rjaffe2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here for an early dinner. Was seated on the patio, and it was a bit cool, so was happy for the heaters! We had a great waitress - she was friendly and attentive, without being annoying. I had a salad with salmon with...More

Thank purplelotus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the crab cake which had no fillers - 2 for $19. That dish of black cod -$39. Mojito - $12. With tips in - $80. Pretty steep, but worth it.

Thank Envir0ment
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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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
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Kids
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
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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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