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Olive & Anchor

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$$ - $$$
Canadian, Seafood
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6418 Bay St, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7W 2H1, Canada (Formerly Ya Ya's Oyster Bar)
+1 604-921-8848
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09:00 - 20:45
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 20:45
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Royston, Canada
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nancy and I were first in line for the 5 pm ferry so we decided to go into Horseshoe Bay for an early dinner. Service was very prompt and we decided to have burgers, mine Cajun chicken and Nancy's a very nice blue cheese hamburger. Nancy enjoyed their red wine special. Spacious and comfortable across from the Waterfront.

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New Westminster, Canada
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to a 'power issue' at a local competitor we had the pleasure of finding the Olive & Anchor. Obviously this is a place that is well known by locals...and I hate to spread the word but this is a place worth trying. The staff are friendly, efficient and work as a team providing the best restaurant service I can... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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281 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent option for a meal in Horseshoe Bay. Room has lots of character, service was fast and cheery. Always love a Blue Buck on tap, and the Chicken Tikka Masala was generously-sized and tasty.

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Thank lomimu
Vancouver
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198 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Love going here. It's a great location and vibe. Food always tasty. service good. Always had a good experience.

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Ottawa, Canada
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173 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Discovered this spot while in line for the ferry at lunch time, on a warm sunny day. Have been back for the same reason, and each time order the tempura oyster burger and fries, which are excellent! The open air feeling and quick service add to the experience!

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Thank Billitchyfeet
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Nice atmosphere, good simple menu and very responsive service. Steps away from the ferry is a comfortable restaurant for all ages.

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Thank Mick K
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This place is the best!!! I love the oysters in the half shell that are all sourced locally throughout the Salish Sea. The tuna salad is the bomb.com and is a must try when you visit. Ive been to many an oyster bar and am the president of a company that owns oyster leases and eats a ton of oysters... More 

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Whistler, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I was in the hood so stopped in for a treat. If you hit happy hour some very good deals mon-fri 3-5. You can watch for your ferry from here while having a cold beer. The halibut burger on special has the clients raving about how good it is. 6 great beers on tap. Friendly staff and very clean!

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Thank Preston S
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this Restaurant when we were dropping our son to the Horseshoe Bay Ferry. Dry warming reception and super service. We ordered the Mussels to share for an appetizer and they were excellent. My son had the fresh carbonara. My wife had the ling cod and I had the fish and chips. All were delivered in quick time and... More 

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canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We were in the area to see the beautiful Horseshoe Bay and stopped at this restaurant. We both had the fish n chips and they were so good, not to much batter so you can enjoy the fish. Service was fast and the view of the bay was wonderful. If you are ever in this area this is great place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Cuisine
Canadian, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 20:45
Tuesday
09:00 - 20:45
Wednesday
09:00 - 20:45
Thursday
09:00 - 20:45
Friday
09:00 - 20:45
Saturday
09:00 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6418 Bay St, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7W 2H1, Canada (Formerly Ya Ya's Oyster Bar)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  West Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-921-8848
Description
Overlooking the waters of Horseshoe Bay, Olive & Anchor offers casual, great value dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner served in a relaxed atmosphere by friendly and professional staff. Our menu is all about simple, home-made, un-fussy and delicious food using only fresh produce.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?