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Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House
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- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
Enhance your dishes at home with the delicate and rich flavours of Joe's Lobster oil
pan fried, lemon-basil aoli
wild sockeye salmon, buttermilk mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables, tartar sauce
The pavlova was amazing. Everything was delicious
Food was amazing, everything we hoped for. Our server "Johnny" made the night perfect. This was our first time there and can't wait to do back.
Birthday, the table they sat us at was not good huge at the top
Of the stairs . Asked too be. Over which they did. However was told he had to be done by 5:30.
Didn’t appreciate that as we we celebrating a birthday and we made reservations.
Why didn’t they seat the next group at the table upstairs?
Good Ambience and nice fine dinning. Loved the service.
Went for oysters and appies and wine and was amazing as usual!
Never a disappointment for happy hour. Well spaced tables and everyone wears PPE. I'm dining at ease.
Our seafood dishes were exquisite. Service always exemplary. Definitely pricey but the whole experience, even during covid, is still really enjoyable
A Vancouver classic. Doing a great job welcoming guests during the pandemic.
great food and we went during happy hour so the prices were really great and the service was exceptional - the only drawback for this restaurant was the background noise level. Sometimes it was hard for us to hear each other speaking.
Was our first experience dining here. The food was mediocre & the service was just okay. The restaurant is way past it’s prime as can be seen from the decor & the menu. Not worth the money, way better options for brunch.
We had a great evening. Our waiter was great, dinner was great with very large portions. The food was very tasty. We have no complaints other than we felt like we were in the corner so lacked ambience.
From customer service to the food this place is always A1
This is our families go to place for special occasions and we only go because of how amazing everything is from top to bottom
And we will be back again soon
Excellent service as always. The lobster benedict was a big portion and was full of flavor. Highly recommend starting with the coffee cake to share; it was warm and soft on the inside and had a slight crunch on the outside. There were several brunch options on the menu!
Wow!! Outstanding service!! The staff are awesome! The food is delicious! The piano player is superb! Great service and so much fun! Thank you all at Joe's!!!
Friendly and swift service! Beautiful patio and bar.
We had a wonderful dining experience, the food was fantastic and the service was wonderful. Our server really made the whole experience that much better and was quite entertaining. They surprised us with dessert for my husband's birthday which was a pleasant surprise.
Great service and food always amazing.
Great food with great company. Our waiter was nice however, we had to ask for the specials rather than him telling us. Overall, great food as always.
I would go back for happy hour though.
Calamari and oysters 👍👍
The upper deck at Joe Fortes is a perfect setting for this difficult time.The seating is nicely separated and there is always a lovely breeze.The service is always good and our server was off the the Okanagan for a holiday.The food was delicious as usual and all in all another good dining experience.
Expected a little more considering we picked this place for our engagement.
Food was good for hubby, fair for me. Not the special dinner I imagined for the price and for the occasion. For reference, if you know Montreal, food level is very low from Ferreira. This was part of our anniversary trip to Vancouver so we had our 3yo with us but the place is not kid friendly. I couldn’t eat properly as my kid fell asleep in my arms (stroller not allowed, no highchair).
Lovely room with great energy. Consistently good food and a terrific patio.
Jamie’s service was exceptional! Food was delivered quickly and was hot.
Classic food. Nice place. I personally found the piano loud as it was difficult to hear both the server and my guest, but really that was a minor inconvenience. My first time there and I am looking forward to returning.
Excellent experience, as usual.
Always a pleasure to go to Joe fortes.
Service is always great and food is top notch
The level of service is always fantastic. Excellent ambiance with the piano player in the background. Enjoyable menu with lots of different options to chose from.
Another outstanding brunch! Stellar service once again from Rita! Thank you. This restaurant takes Covid19 extremely serious and it shows, excellent social distancing and constant cleaning.
Not up to Fortes usual standard. Server nowhere near the usual. Hostess seemed irritated. Food was good.
We always enjoy dining here ! So far this restaurant have not disappointed us. Their lobster and prawns rolls is yummy and their lobster oil that we dunk our bread rolls with is memorable as it identifies with this restaurant ! Good portions and service is always impeccable !
Kevin H was a FANTASTIC server. He was extremely informative with the food, wine and details on the history of the restaurant. Everything was incredible!
A great experience as usual, never disappoints!!!
The Covid precaution at Joe Fortes are excellent, which is very important to my husband. The food is great but my lobster tail could have used some nicer playing, even though the tail itself was fantastic. The atmosphere is fun. Must do for everyone in Vancouver!
We've been here before. Food is always excellent as is the service. I highly recommend Joe Fortes.
Saturday night dinner date for 2 - we booked a reservation and went for happy hour. What an incredible experience! Started with cocktails and fresh oysters and finished with seafood platter and wine. Beautiful presentation, fresh seafood, excellent flavours, amazing value (highly recommend happy hour) and excellent service. Piano player at top of the stairs made for romantic ambience. Will definitely be coming back and highly recommend!
Had reservations decided to ask about patio when arriving, and was told yes seating was available but wasn’t told it was a bistro table very high seating my husband n I are older was uncomfortable for both of us. The young lady that brought us to our table didn’t say a word to us pointed to the table and walked away. Our waitress was on point And available for our every need...outstanding I would say. Food was tasty as usual )). Sadly our favourite person “Frenchy” had moved on from Joes .
Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House is rated 4.6 stars by 5298 OpenTable diners.
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