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Blue Water Cafe

1095 Hamilton St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5T4, Canada
+1 604-688-8078
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sablefish” (213 reviews)
“seafood” (477 reviews)
“scallops” (150 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1095 Hamilton St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5T4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The seafood is always excellent at the Bluewater. And has been a standard for seafood in Vancouver for many years. But, it is expensive and I think there are better places to go at a better price. But, don't get me wrong, you will be...More

Thank B0b125
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super hard to get in - book early or go early and hang at the bar and pray you get a table or stay at the bar and enjoy the great bartenders and appetizers while you meet new friends. The homemade hummus and spicy bread...More

Thank Daficionado
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on a girlfriend trip, visiting from Seattle. We are fortunate to experience good seafood were we are at, but always anxious to try optional "takes" on our favorites. We both had the scallops. They were very good. Mine was "altered" to meet...More

Thank Sherry V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here last night. We didn’t really know what to expect going into it, but overall were happy with the experience, albeit a little shocked at the cost. The blue water boasts that it’s Ocean wise, and it is. All of...More

Thank captnlance
Reviewed 1 week ago

I expected more from the restaurant, but was OK, try it mainly because of beers, food is just OK...!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't go wrong for any occasion at The Blue Water Cafe. Extraordinary selection of seafood served by a friendly and efficient staff. This is our second time here and we will go back any time we are in Vancouver.

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Blue Water currently has 633 photos on TripAdvisor. By the time you read this there will be more. You don’t need convincing this is a great place to go, you need advise on getting a table. Well then, skip the Rez, belly up to the...More

Thank ScottD58
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely place with great seafood . I loved their scallop dish it was amazing . Their sablefish was yummy too . Highly recommended 👍🏻

Thank zeus43
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Price excessive, culinary skill does not match price charged, service at best is slightly above average.

Thank johncE2045HB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A visit to the Blue Water Cafe is always an exceptional experience. The quality of the seafood is excellent. Servers are helpful and friendly. Sushi is excellent. Can't wait to return.

Thank London.dreaming
Yaletown & False Creek North
Yaletown has risen from the ashes of its
rough-and-tumble industrial past into one of
Vancouver's new chicest neighbourhoods. The place
responsible for originating of the phrase 'skid row'
might not call to mind independently-owned boutiques
and terraced cafes, but having swallowed the
waterfront lines of False Creek North, the resulting
amalgamation transformed the area into an elegant,
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Not when I was there
2 November 2016|
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Not even close
26 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 39
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1095 Hamilton St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5T4, Canada
    (Helmcken St.)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Yaletown & False Creek North
  • Neighbourhood: Yaletown & False Creek North
  • Phone Number: +1 604-688-8078
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Blue Water Cafe is Vancouver's definitive destination for seafood, widely known for its excellence in celebrating the extraordinary flavours of BC. Consistently awarded "Best Seafood Restaurant" in Vancouver and recognized for its unparalleled service, an evening at Blue Water Cafe is truly an unforgettable experience.
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