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Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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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
3.80
Malpeque Malpeque Bay, P.E.I.
3.80
South Lake Greenwich, P.E.I.
3.95
Village Bay Acadian Peninsula, N.B.
British Columbia
2.80
Beaufort, Denman Island
2.80
Chef Creek, Baynes Sound
3.00
Satori, Denman Island
2.80
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
19.95
Beef Carpaccio
Grainy mustard, roasted garlic, grana padano, crispy capers
21.95
Classic Tiger Prawn Cocktail
Fresh‎ horseradish, cocktail sauce
19.95
Smoked Sablefish Crudo
Preserved‎ vegetables, saffron aioli, hazelnuts, olive oil
HOT STARTERS‎
17.95
Crispy Fried Local Oysters
Joe's classic tartar sauce
21.95
Crab Cake
Pan fried, lemon-basil aïoli
17.95
Crisp Calamari
Chilis, sun-dried tomato aïoli
22.95
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
Tomato Bisque
Gin, fennel, cream
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.
31.95
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.
26.95
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
16.95
Breakfast Sandwich
House-made English muffin, eggs, bacon, sausage, cheese, arugula, tomato jam, aioli
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
19.95
Joe's Chop House Burger
Cheddar cheese, double smoked bacon
BRUNCH CLASSICS‎
20.95
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
27.95
Sirloin Steak & Eggs
Garlic‎ focaccia, hash browns, bearnaise
25.95
Fish & Chips
Ling cod, classic tartar sauce, coleslaw
26.95
Salmon Cakes
Wild Sockeye salmon, roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables, tartar sauce
17.95
French Toast
Bananas, rum, salted caramel, blueberry compote, whipped cream
23.95
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 34 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
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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Been coming here for 20 years now and the best thing about it is that it does not change. Great menu, first class service and delightful atmosphere.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Graham M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great wine menus your sure to find something you will like if you’re getting a bottle. Nice selection of oysters and staff is very knowledgeable on the different ones. Was our first time there but will definitely be back next time we are in Vancouver.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank rodb987
Reviewed 6 days ago

Met friends for dinner after work. Large restaurant (seating areas), very busy, quite noisy. Nice decor and atmosphere. Waitstaff were very good ….. attentive but did not hover or rush us. The menu was quite varied. The food presentations were pleasing, the portions on the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Wade S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The menu options for something without gluten were really, really limited. As in, I could have drinks and lettuce. Other people’s food looked nice though.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank LDM125
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently took an american guest/colleague to Jo Fortes for a post conference celebratory dinner. Many Vancouverites recommended it, and we were very glad we chose this wonderful restaurant! The staff was truly amazing from the hostess minding our luggage to the friendly, professional, and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kristine M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service to the food was fantastic, felt like a celebrity The seafood was fresh and delicious, great booths for a more intimate setting, Loved it

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Audrey D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in on a Thursday evening for a business meeting. We had a great table. The selections are varied for many tastes. A large number of oysters available. An extensive wine list.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank JerryB644
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place, very buzzy and fun. My server was excellent and I enjoyed my fish and chips although I did not care for the chowder and said so. I would go again, and I would particularly recommend this place for happy hour, though I myself...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Skilt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been occasional but long time customers at Joe Fortes. We now live some distance away so don't make it in as often but on trips to Vancouver we always look forward to visiting. Sadly, no more. We recently ate supper at Joe's with...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Mike F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 of us went for brunch. We started with a huge piece of lemon poppyseed cake accompanied by honey mascarpone. So delicious and enough for us to share. 2 of us had regular benny's and 1 had the pulled pork benny. They came with plenty...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lori C
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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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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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