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The Observatory at Grouse Mountain

6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4K9, Canada
+1 604-998-5045
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4K9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service on 6/25/18. It took them 1 hour to seat our group of six. There were 5 waiters milling around the counter doing nothing but it took 1 of them 12 minutes to approach us and get our order. The it took a full 28...More

Thank Jose R
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Cafeteria style service with inside and outside seating. Good selection available and a couple of cool ones on this day hit the spot after our climb up the BCMC.

Thank 17KAG
Jacki C, Front Office Manager at The Observatory at Grouse Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. It seems you dined at our Lupin's Cafeteria here at the mountain. Certainly a great place to hit the spot after a tough hike!

Reviewed May 31, 2018

Great meal here with fantastic panorama of Vancouver Bay and excellent service. We pushed the boat out and had the 5 course tasting menu with paired wines. The food was well presented but just not quite as tasty as hoped. The fish course was slightly...More

Thank glensheesaint
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Thanks to a staff member at Vancouver tourist informaton office my husband and I were fortunate enough to have an evening meal in this restaurant at a table by the window with views looking out over Vancouver. It was a fairly inpromptu visit to the...More

2  Thank JoandBarry
Jacki C, Front Office Manager at The Observatory at Grouse Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to leave such a detailed and thorough review of your experience at the restaurant! It is sure to be helpful to any guests visiting in the future. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous food in luxury surroundings. Service was very friendly. We took advantage of the 2 hour free entrance to the mountain but be warned: deep snow /slush from the door so even visiting the grizzly bears was a challenge in town boots! Fantastic views over...More

Thank jax454
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Food is ok, but we don't feel any respect. We have been traveling in Canada over two weeks and it is the first time I feel so bad ~ 對黃種人很歧視!我們在加拿大從平價到高價的餐廳,待了五家飯店,從沒有得到這種服務! 서비스 너무 안 좋아 サービスがわるすぎます

Thank bonniek613
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

The observatory has a tremendous view. It would never make it as a restaurant though if it weren’t situated where it is. The food was very small portions and very expensive. They’d do better to serve hearty dishes, especially in the winter because when you...More

Thank Steven K
Reviewed February 23, 2018

View is nice (this can also be enjoyed on the patio deck however). I booked this over a month ago online confirming reservations (with credit card) while inputting my "Request'. Given there was no reply to it that i'd assume this has been taken care...More

Thank carmen303
Reviewed January 27, 2018

After a lag of several decades, we came up here again during Dine Out Vancouver on a rainy evening, celebrating my wife's birthday. We are always a bit leery of view restaurants as often the fact that there is a view overshadows the quality of...More

Thank weberwest
Reviewed January 22, 2018

This fine dining restaurant sits at the top of the gondola ride you take to go up the mountain. If you just have reservations for dinner, there is no need for a gondola ticket, they will have your name and provide a lift pass to...More

Thank Sheikh A
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Angela M
March 20, 2017|
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Response from Glo F | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a shuttle bus from DT. Make reservations ahead of time, maybe 2 weeks to 1 month ahead of time. If you have dinner at the Peak it will include the gondola fee so make sure you look that up when you make... More
Shari L
November 4, 2016|
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Response from Balbir S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes I am sure they will cater for kids.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4K9, Canada
  • Public Transportation: Take bus 236 from Lonsdale Quay. It will bring you to the base of the Skyride.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  North Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-998-5045
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