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Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio

1600 Howe St | #2, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2L9, Canada
+1 604-681-1164
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ceviche” (35 reviews)
“sablefish” (16 reviews)
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Japanese, Peruvian, Seafood, Sushi, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1600 Howe St | #2, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2L9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our New Year day’s dinner was made perfect by Ancora! The food was incredibly scrumptious and the service amazing! We had a wonderful dining experience thanks to Ancora!

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank jennyl4875
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Ancora for their New Year’s Eve fixed priced menu. The meal was incredible. The service was great. We had wine pairings with each course and the wines paired very nicely with each course. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 173HelenM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had heard about this restaurant on TV and decided to try it out for brunch. This was a great choice. the food and service were exceptional. The idea of a Peruvian/Japanese fusion was intriguing, and proved to be delicious. I had LA PAELLA EN CROQUETAS,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RogerinYVR
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

love this place, whenever downtown need to visit, the waterfront is just the best, great staff, wine list and sushi

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jon N
Reviewed December 11, 2018

we ordered all of the appetizers, the octopus, scallop aburi sushi and albacore tuna ceviche were the standouts. we tried a couple of mains too, but the scallop and pork belly dish with the pasta was only soso. my guests enjoyed the cocktails and said...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ken N
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely delicious, sablefish was tasty and delicious. My daughter tried the AAA Tenderloin med rare. Down to perfection! Bang on. So tender it melted in her mouth. Go on Pacific just right underneath the granville bridge, left on Howe street if heading westbound on Pacific...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 62JEANL
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Ancora describes itself as 'embracing the harmony of Peruvian and Japanese cultures'. What better way to start the evening than with the Ancora Glacier, a selection of oyster, ceviche, local mussels Peruvian escabeche, poached prawns and sashimi. I could have had this dish as my...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank anythingchocolate
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I can’t believe how well a Peruvian/Japanese fusion works so well. What wonderful flavors and textures. We loved all of the food we ordered and were so pleases we spent our last night in this great place. The wait staff were amazing and so nice....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BoaterTony
Reviewed November 3, 2018

In town for a few days, came highly recommended by our hotel, some of the finest tuna sashimi I have ever had, great wine list, friendly staff, entree's a touch pricey

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Foodieboy1
Reviewed November 1, 2018

For restaurants like this, you expect good service and we go that. What was unexpected was how good the food was. We had the Blue Fin Tuna sashimi to start and it really was amazing. I have had this in many places but best i...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kai H
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Response from goatee_12 | Reviewed this property |
Neither my wife nor I can recall any noisy music being played there.
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Response from Anneducanada | Reviewed this property |
No, if I remember well (and I think I would because I hate it) there wasn’t any loud music
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$11 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Howe St | #2, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2L9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-681-1164
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