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Local Guide: Vancouver Seafood Spots

Being on the West Coast and all, we know a thing or two about seafood. Luckily we have a slew of restaurants serving up the freshest stuff you can get without catching it yourself.
Being on the West Coast and all, we know a thing or two about seafood. Luckily we have a slew of restaurants serving up the freshest stuff you can get without catching it yourself. Of course many restaurants offer seafood on their menu but these restaurants celebrate the oceanic flavours of the British Columbian coast as their main focus.

Local Guide: Vancouver Seafood Spots

By Vancouver Is Awesome

Being on the West Coast and all, we know a thing or two about seafood. Luckily we have a slew of restaurants serving up the freshest stuff you can get without catching it yourself.

  • The Fish Counter

    By Vancouver Is Awesome

    This restaurant/shop caters to the Main Street community with seafood that's fresh, healthy, and sustainably-sourced. The perfectly battered halibut has earned rave reviews.

  • Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar

    By Vancouver Is Awesome

    Consistently awarded Best Seafood Restaurant in Vancouver, Blue Water is the city's definitive destination for dishes of the deep waters. Their Raw Bar emits a true Japanese culinary experience.

  • Pajo's

    By Vancouver Is Awesome

    A local fish and chips chain, this joint has the best locations, from on the dock in Steveston to on the water in Coquitlam. Grab a cone of fish and fries; enjoy!

  • Tojo's

    By Vancouver Is Awesome

    Inspired by Japan and rooted in the Pacific Northwest, Owner/Chef Hidekazu Tojo draws an faithful following of Vancouver locals and celebrities with his fresh, local, and seasonal seafood cuisine.

  • Steveston Seafood House

    By Vancouver Is Awesome

    Richmond's best seafood restaurant is located at the centre of Canada's largest fishing port. Diners can enjoy fresh oysters every night for $1 a piece.

  • C Restaurant

    By Vancouver Is Awesome

    One of the most original and exciting seafood restaurants in the nation, C is the founding restaurant in the Vancouver Aquarium's Ocean Wise Program, exhibiting their devotion to the environment.

  • Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House

    By Vancouver Is Awesome

    The legendary Joe Fortes draws international attention with its San Francisco styled seafood grill. With their horseshoe oyster bar and roof garden, the restaurant itself is as iconic as their menu.

  • Landmark Hot Pot House

    By Vancouver Is Awesome

    Vancouver's original Hong Kong style hot pot restaurant is well-known of their flavourful seafood dishes and generous platters.

  • The Sandbar

    By Vancouver Is Awesome

    Right in the heart of Granville Island, this Sequoia Company establishment is a top destination for dinner and dancing. Dine on fresh fish and enjoy some live music any day of the week.

  • YEW Seafood + Bar

    By Vancouver Is Awesome

    Located in the Four Seasons Hotel, YEW delivers delicious coastal cuisine, wonderful wines, creative cocktails, and an inviting, chic atmosphere.

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