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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” (122 reviews)
“oysters” (584 reviews)
“steak” (329 reviews)
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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 4 days ago

Had a staff lunch today and it was my first trip to Joe's. The staff were super friendly and the service was great. The atmosphere is suitable for business or casual dining. The menu is seafood centric (as expected) however there's option for non-fish eaters...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MrMarcR
Reviewed 5 days ago

Vancouver in the summertime upstairs on the patio in Joe Fortes …Fabulous. We took refuge from the beating sun under an umbrella. Beer and wine were cold and delicious. Burgers were awesome. Service was OK. We have had much better. Server was more interested in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kay007
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful experience, friendly staff, restaurant was nicely decorated, and food was amazing and fast.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Yukongirl11
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a friends birthday here and everyone had a great time. The service was excellent, the food and wine was great. Can't go wrong when you go here. Loved it and we'll be back again soon.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BoomerfromVan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food, excellent service and vibrant and friendly atmosphere. That is why we keep on going back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank coriboy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for my wife's birthday with my two kids. The set dinner with steak is a great deal because it came with clam chowder, steak, and a dessert (creme brulee). My daughter's Ahi tuna tartare was very fresh and sauce was tasty. My seafood...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank i0e192
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wait help is in white jackets and the atmosphere is clubby and old school. Lots of locals and tourists keep it jumping. We enjoyed our steak and mash dinner although the green beans were a little tough. Had the Best Creme Brulee in the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jane A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend the salmon (light butter lemon sauce) and for dessert a must is Pavlova. There is a lovely wine selection. We visited twice in just a couple of days. Once at lunch and a day later for dinner. I ordered the same meal each...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jbtravelpro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a very nice dinner, Very romantic table, with a highly trained wait staff. It was a delightful evening. We will be back soon!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Timroby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for happy hour. The white and red wine selections were excellent. The prawn tacos were spicy, very spicy. It is all you could taste really. It would be nice to taste a prawn. Our other dish was calamari. Couldn’t taste anything but the breading....More

Date of visit: November 2018
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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$ 37
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, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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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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