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Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House

₹₹₹₹American, Seafood,
777 Thurlow St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 3V5, Canada
+1 604-669-1940
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (119 reviews)
“oysters” (563 reviews)
“steak” (317 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
777 Thurlow St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 3V5, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful meal, excellent oysters, great service. Darmil at the Oyster Bar is an encyclopedia on oysters, great tips on how to shuck them at home. Precious, friendly and really added to a marvelous meal.

Thank jeffkr2017
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must do in Vancouver. Vibrant, noisy, crowded. Reminds me of New York. Food is excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank B0b125
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Celebrated my partner’s birthday @ Joe Fortes last week. Staff are professional and engaging. JF is known for their high quality food so just go with your heart (and stomach I suppose) Appitizer: •petit filet mignon (6oz) Two mains: •Salmon Wellington (which they ran out...More

Thank Oscarpoon
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife was looking for oysters and I do not like seafood so Joe Fortes is a few minute walk from our hotel (Marriott Pinnacle) so it was a logical choice. We made reservations 2 days in advance but we could only get a table...More

Thank patstravelreviewscom
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Go here often. The atmosphere is fast paced bustling and yet you are completely relaxed amid it all. The food is excellent staff at friendly and accommodating.

Thank davidgT8084GN
Reviewed 6 days ago

Last night was the 3rd time we had dinner here. The first 2 times, we felt the place was too crowded, too loud, but at least the food was very good, so we decided to return with our daughter. We made a reservation well in...More

Thank IzzyEdmonton
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best restaurants in Vancouver. It's busy every night so reservations are a must. They have an extensive menu with a lot of seafood and steak options. We had the crab cake (real crab - no filler), lobster bisque, steak (fantastic)...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been a couple of weeks before and had a few problems. They fixed it! they pulled out all the stops and we had a great night - food and service and of course the fantastic buzz of lots of people having a fantastic...More

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here a couple of times and do enjoy their set lunches. A friend even celebrated the graduation of her son and the food was fantastic. A highly recommended place to grab a bite. But you have to reserve to ensure you can...More

Thank chiching1007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Joe fortes quality and customer service is one of the best Vancouver has to offer! Their mannerisms and ambiance of the restaurant is evident when you step through the door. First time I went there I thought it was pricey however the quality of the...More

Thank uppalj89
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Bradley G
27 August 2018|
Response from bergerman | Reviewed this property |
Absolutly. The stuffed salmon wellington is dewlicious. Can't miss in my opinion. Cheers
7 April 2018|
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Response from bergerman | Reviewed this property |
Contact the restaurant with your question. Market Price is price day of, not in advance. Sorry could not be of any further help. Cheers
25 May 2017|
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Response from Rob B | Reviewed this property |
No they don't only for 16 people in the wine room maybe reserve though ahead see what they say
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 777 Thurlow St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 3V5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Robson Street
  • Neighbourhood: Robson Street
  • Phone Number: +1 604-669-1940
  • E-mail
In keeping with the reputation of the man whose name we adopted, Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House has achieved legendary status in Vancouver. For 30 years, Joe Fortes has consistently earned and maintained its reputation as an award-winning Vancouver restaurant. Guests from the world over have come to expect a dynamic culinary experience in this San Francisco styled seafood grill that always delivers more - more hospitality, more variety and more buzz. This iconic Vancouver restaurant is conveniently located just off of bustling Robson Street. Joe Fortes is where locals and visitors alike come to enjoy the food in town, complemented by an award-winning wine list that boasts over 300 wines, and a uniquely personal level of service and hospitality. Quality, service and reputation - that's the stuff that we are made of. And that's what you can look forward to experiencing on each and every visit to Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House. We look forward to serving you.
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