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The Boathouse Restaurant

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8331 River Rd, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 1Y1, Canada
+1 604-273-7014
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (48 reviews)
“maple salmon” (7 reviews)
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8331 River Rd, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 1Y1, Canada
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Our group came here for the Dine Out Vancouver Festival. As per usual, the food was amazing and service was great. No complaints!

Thank YVR_Traveller_2016
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We had been walking around in the rain on a chilly afternoon. We walked in and I jokingly said, "We would like a table by the fireplace." Within minutes, we were seated by a fireplace with drinks in hand. The food was fantastic and the...More

Thank Vicki LeBlanc P
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Just had a great meal at the Boathouse restaurant. The service was great and all fours meals were perfect. Would recommend this restaurant

Thank EricGolfer
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We absolutely wanted a "The Boathouse" restaurant but they had limited reservations available for our time constraints. So we settled for this one in Richmond. We were a good group (4 adults + 2 children). Upon arrival the waitress was quick to attend to us...More

Thank nlarue
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Visiting the area from Florida. I have been to this restaurant many years ago. I haven't been to BC since then. I wanted fresh halibut and decided on the Boathouse. I ordered their Whiskey Crab bisque as an appetizer and the miso crusted halibut served...More

Thank Roadking818
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Close to where we were staying, met friends there as original plans fell through, service was not that good waitress was pleasant when we were able to get her attention, food was very over priced for the quality only one person of 6 actually cleared...More

Thank aprilr332
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went to this "chain" because we had been there a couple of years ago and the food was good. Also it is directly across from the Westin hotel in which we were staying, Food was less than average in every respect. Overpriced and disappointing...More

Thank C T
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Close to the airport with plenty of parking. Decent selection of seafood favorites. Nothing too innovative. Right on the water but the view is not picturesque. Service for Monday lunch was attentive and friendly.

Thank diggerdownChicago
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

This Boathouse is not on par with other Boathouses that I have been to. My husband order the steak oscar (Med) outside of the steak was charred but inside was still cold and the steak was tough My friend and I both ordered the chowder...More

Thank Kellifang
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We came here since we moved to Canada in last 20 years, and it's CNY and also the Dine Out Vancouver menu, good foods and price are great ~ services is good and friendly too, love to come back again soon

Thank OpheliaWM
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Isobel T
8 September 2016|
Response from Wim V | Reviewed this property |
If you are going to the Richmond location then get onto Bridgeport Road from the highway and head west. The entrance to Boathouse Parking is after you've crossed No 3 Road and immediately BEFORE you get to the overpass
Laura B
3 November 2015|
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Response from Linda P | Reviewed this property |
We are talking fresh fish,clams and oysters with a side of beef here. This is the quality of restaurant and Vancouver is the type of location that makes me think that any dietary spevifications would be handled. But as... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8331 River Rd, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 1Y1, Canada
    (Bridgeport Rd.)
  • Public Transportation: We are located on a bus route with connections to the Airport and Downtown Vancouver.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Richmond>  > Bridgeport
  • Neighbourhood: Bridgeport
  • Phone Number: +1 604-273-7014
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