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Boathouse Horseshoe Bay Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Canadian
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6695 Nelson Ave, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7W 2B2, Canada (Bay Street)
+1 604-921-8188
10:00 - 21:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommend for family atmosphere. Not high end but solid mid range with adequate portions for the price. Would have appreciated a table away from young families .

Thank Lauri C
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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562 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 509 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here with a large group of people and we arrived in early evening just before the sun had set. The first thing you notice is how quiet it is around the restaurant and how it is situated right on the water. Going inside, you have tables that look out onto the harbor and the mountain views across the... More 

Thank Ron H
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I went there for brunch today and it was not good at all. Eggs benny x2 was cold and coffee was bad. Too bad because this used to be a great restaurant.

Thank Jorg T
Charlotte, NC
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40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After getting caught in heavy traffic getting across the border, we missed our reservations in Vancouver. We decided to drive on, reaching Horseshoe Bay at dusk. We followed the road to the center of town and headed toward the water. Finding The Boathouse was such a surprise. Great meal. Beautiful view. Delicious maple salmon dinner. Highly recommend a stop here.

Thank cavwalker
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95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Went for a midweek Birthday dinner after a long time. The location is great, on the water, watching the ferry and boats. The service was slack and not polished. You'd expect much more as a minimum standard for a restaurant of this calibre. Food was okay. Nothing to speak off, tasted just okay and didnt have some items and desert.... More 

Thank Dhoom13
Calgary, Canada
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29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

It was our first time at Horseshoe Bay and we arrived around 2 hours in advance of our boarding time. We opted for this restaurant for lunch as it was right on the water and off of the main busy street. We arrived right after it opened for the day so it wasn't too busy. We sat on the patio... More 

Thank ACCTD14
Vancouver, Canada
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I have been going to the Boathouse whenever I have visitors in town. I love the relaxed atmosphere, happy hour is a great deal! Usually a late lunch is a good time. Oysters are fresh and tasty, rest of the seafood is good. I was there last Thursday with my family including a 9 year old. The staff was very... More 

Thank Vancouveritas
Pickering, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We stopped off at Horseshoe Bay on our journey to Whisler We saw it had private parking so found a space and went in. Got a nice booth with a view of the harbour. The restaurant was very busy and it had a good buzz about the place Ordered drinks and food which was served quickly. My wife ordered a... More 

Thank NaturesMoments
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Food is good but a bit pricey. Nice atmosphere even tho a bit cold! I think there's a big difference between "we are okay" and "we are okay for now"... if you worked in the industry for a while you should know ! So don't bring the bill while we are still sipping our wine and we are looking at... More 

Thank Monica A
North Vancouver, Canada
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44 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

There was a time when we dined in this restaurant frequently however that was many years/decades ago. As interesting restaurants flourished in Vancouver The Boathouse became increasingly mediocre and we discontinued patronizing it. Recently we had reason to be in Horseshoe Bay, and unfortunately Olive and Anchor (a stellar establishment), was shut for filming so for old time's sake went... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Seafood, Canadian
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6695 Nelson Ave, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7W 2B2, Canada
    (Bay Street)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  West Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-921-8188
We are situated right on the edge of the water in beautiful Horseshoe Bay. Our view is very west coast and compliments our menu well. We are proud to present an extensive selection of great recipes, wines, and unique cocktails to provide you with an amazing west coast dining experience. Join us in our relaxed, casual atmosphere - come as you are.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?