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7:00 PM

Hart House Restaurant

1420 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Regional American (Northwest)
Top tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Scenic View
Lakeside dining with sustainable Pacific Northwest cuisine including Oceanwise seafood, game and produce from local farms.
We are a proud member of OceanWise.

Executive Chef Mike Genest characterizes his cooking style as West Coast. He loves traveling, and as a result his cooking has been influenced by cuisine from around the world.
Mike's unique combination of global influences and local sensibilities is evident on the plate.

Lunch Catch of the Day and Daily Feature.

Burnaby Business Hall of Fame Inductee 2014
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Regional American (Northwest), Modern European, Organic
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Hours of Operation
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Afternoon Menu: Tuesday - Friday 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday and Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm

Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00pm
(Sunday Afternoon menu: 2:00pm - 5:00p
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Phone number
(604) 298-4278
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Mike Genest
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Private Party Facilities
Beautiful Lakeside Cottage for 30 guests seated

Private Rooms for groups of 16 to 80 seated.

Seasonal Tented events and weddings for up to 250 guests seated.
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Private Party Contact
Sonja Muller: (604) 298-4278
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Please contact us for onsite private dining details. Our Sales Manager will be able to assist you in your event planning.
(604) 298 - 4278
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Cross Street
Canada Way
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Parking Details
Ample free parking on Private Lot.
Overflow parking at neighbouring church or Heritage Museum in designated spots.
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Public Transit
144 Metrotown or SFU on Deer Lake Avenue (25m)

123 Brentwood on Canada Way (100 m)

Bonny's Taxi services the Burnaby area:

Burnaby : 435 - 6655 or 434 - 8000 Capitol Hill : 299 - 6262
New Westminster : 526 - 1166 Coquitlam : 931 - 3333
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Special Events & Promotions
See our events page:

Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1420 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

My wife and I had a late valentines dinner here and loved it!

3.0  Dined 6 days ago

Don’t think menu is as good as it use to be partner disappointed with menu

5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Enjoyed meal from beginning to end, we had the oysters for appy, tenderloin and burger for main. Excellent

4.0  Dined 7 days ago

This is a gem - beautiful tudor-style mansion on a lake with white table cloths and proper settings that is rare to find in Vancouver anymore. The atmosphere is rare to find at the same menu pricing as most restaurants. With views over the sprawling lawn and Deer Lake, the experience is hard to beat.
Try Sunday brunch --- lovely! Or sitting out on the patio in the sunshine - outstanding!

KWOO (Vancouver)
3.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Quite disappointed in the Valentines Day set menu we had last night. I went with my wife and although the service and setting were at least worth 4 stars the food was only worth 2 stars. Hence my 3 star rating. Nothing really stood out as great food. When I pay $88.00 per person I expect GREAT food. Nothing was bad (sandy scallops might be the exception - but were cooked perfectly). The appetizers were kind of boring (the cornmeal "pancake" and arctic char combination was truly tasteless) . The oysters three ways were pretty decent (the cucumber oyster was boring). The shared truffle risotto plate was ok but nothing special, the flavour was dominated by the Parmesan, the smoked carrots got completely lost -(very oddly served too as a communal share plate with two small bread plates given to each person but no spoon to serve - we scooped it up with our forks). The beef dish was good (very small portions and no side) and the scallops were good save the beach hardware mentioned above (loved the little cauliflower breaded bites though),. The cheesecake and chocolate tart were very yummy and done well - definitely the high-point of the night.

z3german (Vancouver)
1.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

While the restaurant itself is quite cute and clean, the service and food fall flat on its face in all regards. May be worth it if this was priced perhaps $30 cheaper per person. Considering this is not the case, I will review the restaurant at the price point they prescribed @ $185 before tip for two people. I will be only noting the notable dishes in this review. Anything not mentioned would be defined as average.

This price range and course descriptions suggests they are fine dining, they are anything but. Starting with service, it was lack luster throughout the meal with no dish descriptions, overly casual, not taking away dishes.

The table bread they serve tastes terrible, and served with hard cold butter... One of the first times in my life I didn't even manage to eat a single slice. Also the server never took away the bread that we were clearly not eating the entire meal.

Truffle risotto was more like carrot risotto. Truffles shaved rather than infused, but low quality truffles make it nearly undetectable. The truffles were further masked by the slightly under cooked carrots that made the dish too sweet and carrot like. Their first attempt was under seasoned and it was sent back. They tried again but now overly salty, but it was much improved. Very strange they decided that this would be a dish that came shared... This is extremely unusual for fine dining, and especially a savory dish. Maybe its a play on valentines day, but that presentation seemed more lazy than romantic.

Beef dish was very small (one tiny slice of beef), all the sides were basically untouched because they didn't really do anything for the palette.

Scallops were cooked nicely, but overly salted on top. Was biting through chunks of salt on the 4 scallops they served for the entree.

Desserts were a complete failure. Cheesecake had an awful taste, chocolate tart was too hard and too much caramel.

Just don't go. You can go to Hawksworth for similar cost.

ColinF (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great restaurant in an old mansion with beautiful view over Deer Lake and Burnaby

vipbonbon (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Dined at Hart house for lunch on Valentine's day
Food was outstanding
Presentation and taste were top notch
Service was courteous
The heritage building is elegant and is actually quite spacious inside
Will come again

Jackie (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Excellent dining experience in a beautiful heritage building!

RobB (Vancouver)
4.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Great food and fabulous old European feel. Would definitely recommend it to friends and family.

Josie (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Absolutely love this place. We went here as a small group for a birthday celebration. The food was wonderful and the atmosphere of the place is beautiful. Would come again!

Blizzy (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

The food was delicious! I would definitely come back for any special occasion.

Trina (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

This restaurant in a heritage home is an experience of its own. Someone greeting you at the door and checking your coat. Your glass never runs dry. The food was creative and delicious. The descriptions don’t do it justice. They don’t look like large portions but I was full at the end of my 3 courses from dine out Vancouver.

Mill (Vancouver)
3.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Everything seems fine except the gentleman brought us to the table pull chair out for me but didn’t push it back in behind me ... I have to pull the chair in by myself ...

Jambri (Vancouver)
4.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

I loved the comfortable atmosphere and the service was friendly and considerate. Great food. We went as a group of friends and it was not too loud so we were able to have a conversation. Loved our experience!

OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
4.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

This is a nice place for a more fine dining experience. Service was attentive and polite and food portions were just right.

Left quite satisfied.

OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Highly recommended, I am and always will be, a return customer. Cozy atmosphere, intimate dinning and very attentive staff make this a complete experience.

David (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

WE camde to celebrate our wedding anniversary, as we have done for several years. The food and the service were as good as they always have been.

OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
2.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

I haven't been to your restaurant in over a year and I recommended it to friends. The service was not very good. My friends wine was filled with sediment and when the waiter came over and it was pointed out he dismissed her by saying all good wine has it. Then he said he would bring her a little bit more. She declined and he brought it anyway. She declined again and then he put it on the table and said well one of you can drink it. The appetizers and main courses were all good but the portions on the desert was pitiful. Sadly, I will no longer be recommending your establishment.

OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

I run by Hart house often. I love the area and the character home. Great place for special occasions!