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Cardero's Restaurant & Live Bait Marine Pub

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1583 Coal Harbour Quay, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 3E7, Canada
+1 604-669-7666
Today
11:30 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 23:00
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Fraser Valley, BC
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29 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Carderos was exactly what we were after. Low key, great ambiance, unpretentious. Food was excellent; fresh oysters and seafood & lamb pops cooked to perfection. Good wine selection too.

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Thank Allison P
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of atmosphere - always busy - located right on the water. Food has always been good each time we have come here. Whenever we are back in Vancouver we always stop here ! A wide age range of people dine here. The menu has lots of options - wine list has good offerings. The bar area is also great... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must do place every time we go to Vancouver. We usually sit at the bar. Casual atmosphere great food fantastic view.

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Thank 2015gogo
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must admit that anytime I have the chance to visit Cardero's it’s a great day, this place has the service, the ambiance, and such a great view of the Marina and snow capped mountains.

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Tianjin, China
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97 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Back in Vancouver I had to go and enjoy Cordero's again as last time was over 6 years ago. Well, it did not disappoint and the service and food are still as great as ever. I ordered a simple spinach and walnut salad and the dressing was perfect, and this was followed by a delicious sablefish that melted in the... More 

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Cobar, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Waterfront Brewery type atmosphere on one side, fine dining restaurant on the other and out door deck for sunny days. The best salmon we have ever tasted. Fresh Alaskan is heavenly. Service was excellent, we ate there at least twice a day. Great menu with choices for all tastes. Excellent Canadian red wines available at very reasonable prices

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Forster, Australia
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saturday night, my wife and I were walking along the marina looking for a night out, we came across Cardero's and the joint was rocking. We had not booked for dinner but that was not a problem, we were shown to the bar and informed there would be a wait for dinner, that didn't bother us, we were given a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good but not so great. They have not varied their menu much or st least I did not notice much change. I live nearby so it's convenient. Valet parking and good parking close by is a plus. Ordered r the fresh oysters and albacore tuna. The oysters were great but the restaurant had nothing to do in adding... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decent food, good service. A great place to go in Vancouver on a nice sunny day to take advantage of the patio and the view of the marina. It tends to be a bit noisy in the evenings and if not lucky to get a table in the dining room, the lounge sitting is tight and bar tables are too... More 

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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had two meals here during our weeks visit. On the first occasion one of our party's burger was not cooked as requested, we didn't make a fuss but mentioned to waitress, never seen such good customer care & they treated us to desserts! Our second meal was perfect. Both occasions we sat on the veranda, under patio heaters, we were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 40
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1583 Coal Harbour Quay, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 3E7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-669-7666
Description
Cardero’s Restaurant in Coal Harbour offers spectacular waterfront dining right in the marina. Enjoy tasty wok dishes to share, fresh seafood, an extensive wine list, and much more. You can dine and watch as their talented kitchen team prepares your food from their open kitchen. The Live Bait Marine Pub features live music Sunday through Thursday from 9:00pm, a great place to grab a bite and pint and enjoy some tunes with friends!

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