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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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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4K9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Grosse Mountain is a popular Vancouver Destination and is caught between servicing thousands of visitors and a public that might go for a tad more relaxed dining experience. There is a Grill ( Very basic offerings) and yes bottled or canned beer. The observatory offers...More

Thank travellingsinclairs
Reviewed 1 week ago

So I contemplated giving the restaurant a 4/5 but ended up giving it a 5. I came here a few years ago and enjoyed myself enough to come again. This visit did not go as well but I would still come back again. I made...More

Thank Canadoc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A spontaneous visit to Grouse Mt. ended up beyond expectation. We expected good views, but dinner at The Observatory was spectacular in every way. We ended up seated at the best table in the house, Shaun as a super-server, with food that was artistically presented...More

Thank PanoramaPoint
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Positives: The view has the potential to be amazing / I was told it is amazing when the wildfire smoke - which isn’t the restaurants fault - is gone! And when you make a reservation your fee to go up Grouse Mountain is waived, however,...More

Thank ea122018
Jacki C, Front Office Manager at The Observatory at Grouse Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback, ea122018. We apologize for this experience but we’re glad that you did enjoy the atmosphere of The Observatory. Our chefs work very hard to source local, organic fresh ingredients in our menu offerings. Over-salting of dishes is certainly not what...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed an elegant dinner. We were in town for our 25th wedding anniversary. We made a reservation the day before. We were seated in a timely manner. We were a bit nervous because we had a late seating and were concerned...More

Thank drewster590
Jacki C, Front Office Manager at The Observatory at Grouse Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi drewster590, thank you for taking the time to write this review. The views sure are beautiful and we're glad you got to experience them while dining at The Observatory. We hope you enjoyed your time up here and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

This is one of those restaurants with so much potential. The views are amazing and the restaurant is nice and cosy and small. But... Reception: The guy that received us was cold and impersonal. We arrived 15mins early and he seemed irritated with us. It...More

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Jacki C, Front Office Manager at The Observatory at Grouse Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Hi J_A_Travels1, thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. Sorry for the delay in response as well as the experience you had. We would appreciate the opportunity to discuss this further, so please reach out to our Guest Services team...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018 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
Jacki C, Front Office Manager at The Observatory at Grouse Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Hi Jose, thank you for your review and apologies for the experience you had - if you would like to please reach out to our Guest Services by phone or email to discuss this matter further. Once again we are sorry to hear that you...More

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 July 4, 2018

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!

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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
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Shari L
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Hi Yes I am sure they will cater for kids.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Meals
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, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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