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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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“oysters” (516 reviews)
“lobster oil” (94 reviews)
“steak” (285 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll 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

We sat at the bar and in time for happy hour and bar keepers we fun and quick with drinks and delicious food. We had $1 oyster & grilled salmon for dinner.... They have a fresh seafood platter that looks amazing. Rockport Rebecca Your Rockport...More

Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed yesterday

Friends invited us to Joe Fortes to enjoy dinner during the festive season. To our complete surprise we were delighted to discover that their roof top garden had been transformed to accommodate seating during the winter. What a delightful treat given that it wasn't raining....More

Thank Renegade225
Reviewed 3 days ago

The reviews are correct - the place is packed tight with people, noisy but the food is amazing! We came here for dinner tonight for the first time, even though we have walked by it multiple times. After reading the online reviews, we decided to...More

Thank IzzyEdmonton
Reviewed 4 days ago

The staff is very accommodating and welcoming. Always make a reservation. The seafood is superb and very fresh. The clientele is from 21 to 71 yrs. and attire can be casual or upscale. I noticed that they have table seating for a single that is...More

Thank marynowak
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food is of good standard, although I can highlight their cob salad is not great (so avoid it). Steaks, fish are all excellent. Martinis are great . So far this is one of only two places I would return to ! Go you will like...More

Thank CcoughlanLondon
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Definitely need to make a reservation if you don’t want to sit at a tall table on stools. But worth it for sure. Wonderful food, I had Seafood Linguini and my friend had calamari which she said was the best she’s ever had. Would definitely...More

Thank Sarra S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here before but only for drinks this time was for lunch. First of all the atmosphere is great, like an old Chicago speak easy. They start you off with the bread and vinegar and oil, very addictive. Then you have to try...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole dining experience at Joe Fortes is first class. The wine list, the quality of the seafood and the staff are exceptional. A pleasurable dining experience.

Thank RowBear54
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my son to Joe Fortes for his 50th birthday. As I booked well in advance, I had no issues in trying to get a table. I must say, from the moment I and my family were received at the front desk to us being...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One our favourite spots to take visiting family for dinner. You can't go wrong with anything they serve. Brunch portions are large and sure to fill you to the gills.

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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
25 August 2016|
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Response from rachelh486 | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual. But really, anything goes.
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Definitely, its a specialty.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 39
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, 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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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