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Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

Menu

VANCOUVER'S BEST OYSTER BAR"‎
Served icy cold on the half shell with classic cocktail sauce, spicy ponzu, mignonette, horseradish and lemon.
East Coast
3.75
Malpeque Malpeque Bay, P.E.I.
3.75
South Lake Greenwich, P.E.I.
3.90
Village Bay Acadian Peninsula, N.B.
British Columbia
2.75
Beaufort, Denman Island
2.75
Chef Creek, Baynes Sound
2.95
Satori, Denman Island
2.75
Fanny Bay, Baynes Sound
CHILLED STARTERS‎
14.95
Joe's Classic Caesar
Crisp romaine, focaccia croutons, grana padano parmesan
16.95
Tomato & Beet Salad
Fresh mozzarella, heirloom tomatoes, pickled beets, micro arugula, balsamic gastrique
18.95
Beef Carpaccio
Grainy mustard, roasted garlic, grana padano, crispy capers
21.95
Classic Tiger Prawn Cocktail
Fresh‎ horseradish, cocktail sauce
19.95
Albacore Tuna Tartare
Wakame‎ salad, ponzu, egg yolk, pine nuts, taro root chips
HOT STARTERS‎
16.95
Crispy Fried Local Oysters
Joe's classic tartar sauce
20.95
Crab Cake
Pan fried, lemon-basil aïoli
17.95
Crisp Calamari
Chilis, sun-dried tomato aïoli
21.95
Oysters Rockefeller
Local‎ oysters, spinach, pernod, hollandaise
25.95
West Coast Mussels
Chipotle, coconut, lemon grass, garlic focaccia
17.95
Cajun Crab & Corn Fritters
Old bay spice, roasted jalapeno aioli
SOUPS‎
13.95
New England Clam Chowder
Cream, bacon, thyme
9.95
Roasted Mushroom Soup
Sherry, cream, sage
17.95
Lobster Bisque
Atlantic lobster meat, cream, brandy
SALADS‎
19.95
Dotty's Chopped Salad
Chicken, apple, pecans, dried cranberries, grapes, blue cheese
18.95
Classic Brown Derby Cobb
Chicken, blue cheese, bacon, tomato, egg, avocado
18.95
Iceberg Wedge
Diced tomato, double smoked bacon, blue cheese dressing
26.95
Joe's Seafood Caesar
Chilled‎ marinated mussels and clams, grilled sockeye salmon, prawns, crisp romaine, focaccia croutons, grana padano parmesan
FRESH FISH & SHELLFISH‎
All fish are hand cut at joe’s and are grilled with fresh vegetables and roasted new crop potatoes. All shellfish are served with jasmine rice & fresh vegetables.
30.95
Today's Grilled Duo of Fresh Fish
Two great varieties
35.95
Ling Cod
Blackened, pico de gallo
37.95
Jumbo Tiger Prawns
Parsley‎ garlic butter
32.95
Steelhead Trout
Herb beurre blanc
37.95
Arctic Char
Caramelized lemon, extra virgin olive oil
36.95
Sockeye Salmon
Maple‎ brown butter sauce
37.95
Grilled Swordfish
Tomato, leeks, herbs, butter
MP
Nova Scotia Lobster
Lemon herb butter 1.5 lb market price
JOE'S SEAFOOD TOWER ON ICE‎
77.95 per tier
Chilled Atlantic lobster
Fresh Oysters
Clams
Mussels
Scallop Ceviche
Albacore Tuna Crudo
Chilled Jumbo Prawns
SANDWICHES & BENNY'S‎
All benny's served with house made English muffins and hash browns.
25.95
Lobster Benedict
Mushroom and leek white wine cream sauce, poached eggs, hollandaise
18.95
Joe's Signature Benedict
Wild‎ mushrooms, proscuitto, truffle sage hollandaise
16.95
Eggs Benedict
Canadian bacon, poached eggs, hollandaise
18.95
Joe's Turkey Clubhouse
Cranberry aioli, house baked bread, double smoked bacon, lettuce and tomato
25.95
Lobster & Shrimp Roll
House baked bread, classic remoulade, mixed greens
18.95
Joe's Chop House Burger
Cheddar cheese, double smoked bacon
BRUNCH CLASSICS‎
19.95
Chicken & Waffles
Buttermilk waffles, crispy coated chicken breast, maple brown butter, chili glaze
18.95
American Breakfast
Three eggs, farmer's sausage, bacon, hash browns, multigrain toast
26.95
Sirloin Steak & Eggs
Garlic‎ focaccia, hash browns, bearnaise
25.95
Fish & Chips
Ling cod, classic tartar sauce, coleslaw
25.95
Salmon Cakes
Wild Sockeye salmon, roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables, tartar sauce
19.95
Winter Hash
House spiced brisket, brussel sprouts, fingerling potatoes, peppers, onions, poached eggs, hollandaise sauce
16.95
French Toast
Bananas, rum, salted caramel, blueberry compote, whipped cream
22.95
Seafood Pavé
Sockeye salmon, prawns, poached eggs, parmesan potato pavé, hollandaise
EXTRAS & SIDE ORDERS‎
6.95
Joe's Coffee Cake
8.95
Fried Pickle & Avocado Ranch
12.95
Chop House Onion Rings
13.95
Truffle Parmesan Fries
9.95
French Fries
10.95
Sweet Potato Fries
11.95
Sautéed Mushrooms
13.95
Macaroni & Cheese
2.95
Hollandaise Sauce
3.95
Sliced Bacon
About
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
PRICE RANGE
US$ 19 - US$ 38
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Canadian, Soups
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
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Reviewed yesterday

Very cozy restaurant in downtown Vancouver, next to the shopping district. Food was excellent, excellent oysters and fish form the region. Good wine list, local people and some travellers. Pricey but worth it.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ignacio D
Reviewed 2 days ago

The best steak in the city! Everything was excellent. The food, the service, the presentation. Unreal! Bring your wallet!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Art D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Outstanding in all ways. Food was very very good, service top notch and great atmosphere just easy to say highly recommended

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 1959robin820
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent food & great service despite being very busy; great cocktails & I would recommend the seafood linguine which was fantastic

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank marshacpiano
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seated in a quiet area, my husband’s steak was cooked perfectly, my oysters in the oysters rockerfeller were the best I have ever eaten. Service was perfect. Love this place

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank _lesliebanks
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very busy restaurant, make a reservation. We had a West Coast Seafood Plater for two, The seafood assortment was excellant, service was great, a great Vancouver down town experience. We would go back.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Bill_B7562
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Braised Lamb is to die for. Extremely busy place, you need reservation. The staff was very courteous and friendly. We were a party of 6 and some of us requested changes to our dinner options and our server successfully accommodated. One thing about the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Redkitchencat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always love this place, great energy great food whether fine dining or wine and nibbles you should enjoy. You can get a romantic table for two or hang in the bar and share plates, either way we always enjoy. The seafood is amazing and the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank douglasr743
Reviewed 1 week ago

8pm reservations for three. Some confusion at the hostess check in not really a good start. Finally seated after being abandoned half way to our table and we were unclear if we should return to the front door or wait where we were. It was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Joanne G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In town for the boat show. We decided to stop for lunch at Joe Fortes after shopping. First time having cappacio and amazing seafood bowl. Finished it off with a creme brule. Great cocktail recommendations from Rita. The best part of the afternoon was the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Allyson B
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Bradley G
27 August 2018|
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Absolutly. The stuffed salmon wellington is dewlicious. Can't miss in my opinion. Cheers
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KingofService
7 April 2018|
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Contact the restaurant with your question. Market Price is price day of, not in advance. Sorry could not be of any further help. Cheers
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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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