If you're fed up with meats and pasta that are hard to digest, seafood is a refreshing and light dish during summer. Living on the West Coast, we are lucky to have access to a large and diverse choice of seafood, from oysters to prawns without forgetting fancy lobsters.
Try new kinds of seafood dishes with you significant other whether it is the well-known French prawns with white wine or Chinese seafood dim sum. Either way, going to a seafood restaurant in Vancouver is never disappointing.
Gain some points on your first dates by avoiding the usual sushi or Italian and try a refined and tasty seafood restaurant. To help you out, here is a list of the best seafood restaurants in Vancouver:
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Joe Forte Seafood & Chop House // 777 Thurlow St
This is a Vancouverite institution. In a cozy atmosphere, you will be delighted to find an oyster bar in the middle of the main dinning room. Their happy hour is everyday from 4 to 6pm and the deals are so good that eating seafood has never been so delightful! One of their speciality is the prawn tacos with sante fe spice, pico de gallo, chipotle aioli.
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Yew Seafood // 791 West Georgia St
Want to impress your date? Yew Seafood is a very chic restaurant known for its refined dishes. You will not only get tasty and fresh dishes but you will also enjoy the view of the Waterfront as the restaurant is perched at treetop level inside the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver.
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Park Here // 1363 Kingsway
Dim sum lovers should be running to this restaurant! Make sure you make a reservation for your table because this Chinese restaurant is always crowded! Have a Sunday brunch with your signifiant other and don't forget to order their steamed prawns rissole.
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Fish Cafe // 2053W 41st Ave
Welcoming customers in a very casual and warm atmosphere, the Fish cafe is known for its grilled and delicious seafood menu. If you're craving a burger or any type of fast food meal with seafood, this restaurant is the place for you!
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The Sandbar // 1535 Johnston St.
Anyone passing by Granville Island has to stop at Sandbar! This is the ideal place for quality seafood made in Vancouver. Enjoy the amazing view of the marina while eating a delicious seafood meal on the island at the heart of Vancouver. Don't forget check out their Live Music evenings every day from 7 to 11pm!
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Tomokazu // 128W Broadway
When thinking about seafood, sushi is one of the dish that highlight the delicate flavour of seafood. Tomazoku offers "deluxe dinner" with special kind of sushi such as crab or lobster sushis. Plus, they are amazing to share with your partner!
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Blue Water Cafe // 1095 Hamilton St
This restaurant has mastered the art of cooking seafood without any flaws. The side sauce, the presentation, the cooking level, the quality, everything is made for you to have an unforgettable seafood experience. Fill your tummy with goodness!
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The Boathouse Restaurant // 1795 Beach Ave
For the fans of grilled seafood, this is the place you should go! You might feel overwhelmed by the alechnte menu, but no need to worry you still have the option of taking the Mix Seafood Grill to satisfy your seafood craving! End your evening with a nice walk on English Bay.
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