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About Five Sails Restaurant

Proprietors, Chef Ernst Dorfler and Gerry Sayers invite you to experience their unforgettable combination of breathtaking views of Vancouver, fresh and fabulous 4 Diamond award winning cuisine and gracious hospitality in their beautiful, private restaurant located inside the Pan Pacific Vancouver.




The Five Sails features world class dining in an unmatched setting with stunning views of the water, mountains, and Stanley Park. There is an intimate private dining room for up to 20 guests, a chic bar/lounge area with modern fireplace and the addition of cozy, elevated booths for more relaxed dining.



Proprietors, Chef Ernst Dorfler and his wife Gerry Sayers offer their hands on attention to detail with beautifully presented cuisine featuring modern classics with European influences on their seasonal a la carte menu, vegetarian menu & Chef's Tasting menu with wine pairings selected by Sommelier, Ramon Fresneda.

Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Continental, French, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm

Last seating for dinner is @ 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Howe Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
CAN$31 to CAN$50

Payment Options:
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(604) 844-2855

Website:
http://www.fivesails.ca/

Parking Details:
Public parking is available at Canada Place and valet services are offered based on availability at the Pan Pacific Hotel entrance. Flat fees for parking apply after 6:00pm.

Public Transport:
The closest bus stop is located at the Sea Bus Terminal at the North end of Granville Street and Cordova Street.

Executive Chef:
Ernst Dorfler

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
* The Five Sails will not be participating in Dine Out Vancouver 2017. We will be open and offering our regular menu only. Thank you!

Private Dining

From 10 - 140 guests, the Five Sails offers AAA Four Diamond award cuisine and service for the ultimate private event experience, all with a spectacular natural backdrop and views of Vancouver's inner harbour & coastal mountains. The Five Sails private dining room accommodates from 10-20 guests

Five Sails Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
Food

4.8

Service

4.8

Ambience

4.7

Value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

96% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (34)
Romance (33)
Scenic View (33)
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Waterfront (32)
Good for Anniversaries (27)
Good for a Date (27)
Tasting Menu (20)
Quiet Conversation (17)
Good for Birthdays (15)
Notable Wine List (14)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Fit for Foodies (13)
Authentic (8)
Business Meals (8)
Group Bookings (8)
Local Ingredients (8)
Cozy (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Healthy (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Seasonal (4)
Neighbourhood Gem (4)
Fun (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Lunch (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Casual (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Pre/post-theatre (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Bar Seating (1)
Brunch (1)
Child-Friendly (1)
Hot Spot (1)
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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Wonderful food and great service, as usual! We try to dine there at least three times a year, and Gerry Sayers makes us feel like family. A wonderful view makes it a treat for out of town guests, and Chef Dorfler’s food outshines even the appeal of the view.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
 (Seattle)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Very well prepared and delicious food. Great service

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 21, 2017

THIS IS THE SECOND TIME WE HAVE CELEBRATED OUR ANNIVERSARY AT FIVE SAILS AND LOVED IT BOTH TIMES.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience3
Service5
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Our dining experience was one of the finest of a life time. The wine, the entrees and the service would be difficult to improve upon and our guests were delighted.
Thank you for a quality experience.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for a Date
Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 19, 2017

The service was exceptional by all staff at Five Sails, we were not rushed, yet the food arrived at a very appropriate time during our evening outing - not too long, not too short. Also, the food was delicious and there were some small 'extras' like the white asparagus soup that was a pleasant surprise. The view from the windows is lovely, the room was just the right temperature and the atmosphere was totally relaxing.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Fun
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 17, 2017

My wife's 50th birthday and we couldn't have picked a better venue for the two of us to enjoy special food with great service and a great outlook over the harbour. Thoroughly recommended and perhaps end-2-end one of our best dining experiences

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Five star fine dining! We had an amazing night here at Five Sails. We requested a window table which we were given so we had a beautiful view of the harbour lights. The service received was second to none and the food was exquisite. The wine waiter helped us make a really nice choice on the wines and to top everything off, the restaurant surprised us with a "happy anniversary" complimentary dessert which was fantastic. It is not an inexpensive meal, but we believed we received excellent value for money considering the extremely high standard of all aspects of our dinner. Thanks for helping us celebrate our anniversary in style.

Tags: Business Meals, Waterfront, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on December 10, 2017

Great food, spectacular service and a nice view of the harbor. Thank you for the enjoyable experience

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Local Ingredients
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Amazing food and service. I had the filet and my wife the sablefish. Both were so delicious.

Food2
Ambience2
Service2
Value3

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Menu presentation liked a fast food restaurant. The food items on the tasting menu were not impressive. Some table services were on request. Overall, pricey but not worth it. The best is the coat check in service at the reception.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Very nice view, great service and delicious food. Thanks for the special arrangement. Definitely will come again.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Authentic, Scenic View, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Scallops were amazing. Lamb awesome. Service was great. We were celebrating my husband’s birthday and they gave us a cute little cake and candle. All the staff came over separately and quietly said happy birthday. Which was good as he doesn’t like a fuss

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 3, 2017

The owner Gerry made us feel
Welcome and the staff treated us amazing! The food was beyond incredible and would love to come back!

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 1, 2017

From the warm and personable welcome to the fine cocktails and wine and food - was a lovely evening. Ambience was relaxing, striking night view, and wasn't loud.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Waterfront, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Beautifully presented, delectably delicious, impeccable service.

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View, Tasting Menu
Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 26, 2017

Excellent ambience and service. Stunning sunset and brilliant night view of Vancouver harbor and Canada Place. Wonderful food and amazing service from both the chef, waiters, and hostesses.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 26, 2017

We went to Five Sails to celebrate our anniversary and the food/service were impeccable. Started the meal with the TRIO OF WARM & CHILLED SEAFOOD. Mains consisted of HONEY GLAZED SMOKED DUCK BREAST and ROAST MILK FED VEAL TENDERLOIN WRAPPED IN PANCETTA. The dinner finished off with luxe lemon mille-feuilles. All 3 courses were outstanding. We will definitely try to make it back there again.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on November 25, 2017

Food was great, my firmed and I are very new rock fine dining but the staff is very helpful with the menu and explaining the menu items. The food is full of flavour and I would recommend this to anybody wanting to try fine dining and Delicious meals.

Tags: Business Meals, Waterfront, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Notable Wine List
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on November 20, 2017

A Sunday night. Quiet, comfortable, intimate. The service was fantastic, and the food was delicious.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 19, 2017

It was an exceptional experience. Staff are very professional and friendly. Overall experience was great except the wait time was a bit long between the dishes.

Tags: Romantic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 19, 2017

Five Sails is one of the best restaurants have had ever been to in vancouver. It's classy with amazing food and great service. I would definitely come back again.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Seasonal, Sunday Lunch, Hot Spot, Romantic, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Waterfront, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Casual, Tasting Menu
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on November 17, 2017

And best view in Vancouver. Food was cooked to perfection.

Tags: Waterfront, Healthy, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value3

vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Fantastic service, wonderful view, and delicious food. A very nice, elegant, white table-cloth dining experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 7, 2017

Chef Tasting Menu
Worth every penny. We paired it with the recommended wines, superb!
I have attached the menu and wine list as well as photos of the appetizer.
Chef cared for guest shellfish allergy by providing substitutions for both shellfish items.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Waterfront, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays
Food5
Ambience5
Service4
Value4

 
·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great venue and wonderful staff, but only thing that bothered me was that we brought outside coffee and was asked to have it put in a cup. Instead I drank the rest of mine and my girlfriend didn't feel comfortable and she left hers.

Overall great food, great view of the water. Very pleasant atmosphere.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Romantic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We came here to celebrate my boyfriends birthday. They took special care to note allergy restrictions beforehand and ensure we were taken care of throughout the night. Coming here never disappoints and food is phenomenal paired with the scenic views.

Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on November 4, 2017

Overall very good first impression. Food was very execellant, and service was well done. Plus the window side views are very comfortable.

Tags: Good for a Date, Scenic View, Romantic, Notable Wine List
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 3, 2017

I took my husband for his birthday and we truly enjoyed ourselves. The views were breathtaking and absolutely beautiful! The food and service was superb... I would recommend anyone to try Five Sails Restaurant at least once for the “wow factor” experience.
US, California

Tags: Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value3

 
·Dined on November 2, 2017

The restaurant was incredible. We went for a milestone birthday and were treated like Kings. We were treated to birthday dessert on the house. The ambiance was great and the service was well-timed and both personal and professional. The food and drinks were unique with a West Coast flair - amazing. Desserts were also great. This is one of the best restaurants in Vancouver. I'd love to go back during the day to see the views in a different light! You won't be disappointed.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Disabled Access, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Fun, Business Meals, Healthy, Good for Groups, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Late-night Find, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive
Food5
Ambience5
Service3
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 30, 2017

We booked our tabe at 9:00pm but we were little late due to the renovation of their escalators. We took extra 15 minites to find out the entrance. When we got there we apologized about our deley first.But the hostess was not happy. She said that they are about to close and we have to make orders immediately if we want to have seats. We decided to have seats anyway. Our server and other host are great and we were really happy about food, atmosphere and their services. But when we got home we recieved an email about that we cancelled our reservation without any notice. We’re not sure if the hostess cancelled our reservation because we’re little late (we’re there within 15 minutes though) or it’s just an systematic error, anyway we felt pretty bad. The rest of our experience was great.

Tags: Romantic, Waterfront, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 30, 2017

Second birthday dinner at Five Sails. It was amazing, of course. Very delicious food beyond expectation, and excellent service. Highly recommend YinYang foie gras and chocolate opera slice. Will definitely come back for other occasions to try out something new.

Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Excellent food and service and the outside view is a plus. Equal to French cuisine. Respects the ingredients without masking their tastes by silly extras.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great service, Great food, Great atmosphere!
Me and my girlfriend really like this place for soecial occasion!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Romantic, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 28, 2017

This place is fantastic. Best view in the city. Food is 10 out of 10 as is the service. Can’t be beat.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on October 25, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening. The service we received was excellent and food very good. Especially enjoyed the quiet environment which allowed for an easy conversation. The views of North Shore spectacular.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Anniversary

Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on October 20, 2017

Our server was very attentive and helpful
Very delightful to have her as our server. But i was surpise to see our wagyu came with fries

Tags: Good for a Date, Scenic View
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Despite being ten minutes late, with an extra person in our party, we were accommodated very nicely. My wife was delighted by the complementary birthday cake.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5

vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Consistently the best!!

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 16, 2017

We wanted something special to celebrate our first wedding anniversary, we picked Five Sails off of the reviews we read. It did not disappoint. The food was exceptional, the service was professional (there really is a difference), the atmosphere was lovely, the whole experience was well worth it.
The best food and wine we have had in a very long time! Would recommend to anyone looking for a romantic setting with phenominal food, great views, and a one of a kind experience in dining.

Tags: Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies

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