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“Good location, taste of Canada”
Review of Coast Restaurant

Coast Restaurant
Ranked #66 of 3,566 Restaurants in Vancouver
Price range: USD 20 - USD 78
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighbourhood: Central
Cross street: Alberni Street between Thurlow and Burrard
Transit: 5 minutes away from Burrard Street Sky Train Station
Description: Coast is where seafood –fresh British Columbia seafood – dazzles! The freshest fish, succulent shellfish and the most colossal seafood towers are here, with the rarest, perfectly prepared oysters nestled in beds of ice, waiting for you. This is BC’s best seafood, and offers true west-coast dining, flashy and fun for every mood and every occasion.
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Coast is in an excellent, central location (especially if you are staying at the Vancouver Fairmont), and for a casual dinner we found that it ticked the boxes - the food and service were very good and it had a pleasant ambience.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Mark L
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

We had some guests in from out of town and were looking for a somewhat classy fish restaurant to show off our city a bit. I ordered the catch of the day -- halibut -- the others had the trout and the salmon. My very costly halibut was a good large piece but was completely without taste apart from the somewhat incongruous shmear of some nameless fruity substance artfully painted on the plate. The vegetables were hard to the point of inedible as well as being also without taste. (My wife's trout on the other hand, at half the price was nicely and simply cooked and was quite enjoyable.) The ambience in the restaurant was Friday night noisy to the point where we really couldn't follow each other's conversation. Overall not a great experience.

Date of visit: August 2016
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Thank mgurst
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Tara A, Guest Relations Manager at Coast Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2016

Hi there. Thank you for recently joining us and for providing your feedback. I’d like to apologize for the quality of the halibut in which you experienced. Please know that we are always happy to immediately remake any dish that is not of your satisfaction. We will be passing your review on to the team but for any additional feedback please email marketing@glowbalgroup.com and we will follow up right away. Thank you.

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This was a treat and a delightful experience. The Caesar salad was a creation of itself. The selections of locally caught and sustainable fish and seafood are comprehensive and prepared with imagination and genious. Romantic and sultry.

Date of visit: August 2016
3  Thank A4858PDdonnad
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Ok I have to admit it this is my favourite restaurant in Vancouver. Everything is so fresh from seafood to the best dessert even called Nibs :)
Saying this you will find the world famous crab cakes ever. My partner didn't believe me but with 95% crab, Steve is now converted.

Date of visit: August 2016
1  Thank LindaSilas
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We went to Coast for a late dinner, being supposedly open till late night. It was about 11pm. So we have been seated and everything looked good until we received from the waiter a "late night menu" which was not even close to the normal one, even less about seafood which is the presumed speciality of the place.
So, one of the very very few times in the life, we thanked, stood up and left...and had fantastic late dinner at Flying Pig (see related review).
It is not fair to show up on touristic guide books like Lonely Planet and on Trip Advisor as open till deep night, while instead Coast becomes almost a snack bar after 10 pm

Date of visit: August 2016
2  Thank Ale_Flying_around
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