Ancora False Creek

4.5
429 reviews
CAN$51 and over
Seafood
Embracing the harmony of Peruvian and Japanese cultures while incorporating the bounty of the West Coast seafood.
If you are joining us for New Years Eve, Ancora False Creek will offer A NYE menu on Thursday, December 31. The first seating, which begins at 5 p.m. offers tasting menu at $95pp, while the second service starting at 7:30 p.m. offers an elevated multi course tasting menu that features premium ingredients at $145pp.

Support Ancora False Creek during COVID-19

Experiences

  • ENHANCEMENT MENU

    Multiple dates available

    Add an extra special touch to your reservation by pre-ordering anything from our Enhancement Menu. Payment will be added to your final bill on the day. All price are excluding tax and gratuity. All items will either be ready upon arrival or after you meal. Select from CHAMPAGNE & BUBBLES (ready upon arrival) FLIGHTS to start or to finish just let us know in the notes RAW BAR served upon arrival SOMETHING SWEET (to finish)
  • Champagne and Caviar

    Jan 20 - Feb 3, 2021

    Indulge in Northern_Divine white sturgeon caviar, served with decadent creations by Executive Chef Sebastián Delgado, paired with a bottle of Laurent Perrier 'Cuvee' Brut for $200.00 Available every Wednesday until

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 429 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.5
Food
4.4
Service
4.5
Ambience
3.9
Value
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipcarolyns
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The food is fantastic! The service is great. Beautiful view- Great spot for lunch
or dinner.

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Delrock
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great food, service and location. Ambiance is suitable to a biz meeting or family gathering...just a bit bright for something a bit more quiet & personal. All in our party were significantly praising their meals.

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DenekaT
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Ancora is a special, must visit place. The talent, passion and quality shines through in the food, service and atmosphere. Every dish offers bold, yet delicate flavours. The ceviche has balanced citrus flavours. The octopus is smokey and sweet. The scallops are perfect - wow - the sweet sauce and herb sorbet are phenomenal. The Sablefish is unique, moist and delicious. The lobster and shrimp risotto is creamy with the seafood flavour beautifully coming through. The Peruvian donuts are a surprising punch of unique deliciousness.

I highly recommend this restaurant.

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GeorgeT
Hawaii
4 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful dinner, excellent service, quiet, and attentive to social distancing.
We ate inside and felt safe the entire time.
Dishes are unique and superbly cooked.
Recommend Ancora for all occasions.

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Sassytoon
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Though it was rainy, the skyline was still pretty. Food was rich, elegant, delicious. Sablefish was delicious, but the quinoa underneath was textually weird but still good. Fabulous risotto, which I usually don’t choose. Side mushrooms were a highlight as a side dish. Beautiful everything.

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Jolie
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

everything was very good, personally, I thought the food was a tiny bit salty,

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vipKristyW
Vancouver
13 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We booked a reservation for New Years when they had a set tasting menu. Everything was delicious, especially the octopus and lobster. The wine pairing was perfect and the service was exceptional too. We would definitely go again.

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JennT
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Exceptional service, good portion size, phenomenal food, beautiful decor. Highly recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience3

Very creative food.

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Boxy
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Walked by several times and never went in. Finally I did. Fabulous!

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service, atmosphere And ambiance. First time eating there and I’ll definitely come back.

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CADI
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

I took a few colleagues out for a special celebration and the experience was exceptional. The food was splendid as were the cocktails and wine. A few of the staff didn’t quite know the menu but they made up for it in personality and attentiveness to our needs. All in all, great! I would recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2020
Overall4Food3Service3Ambience4

Food were ok but not worth it for the price u pay, service was not bad.

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vipfoodiemarnie
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were so impressed with our dining experience this evening.

Our server was friendly and knowledgeable, we had plenty of space from other diners, and the food was excellent. The sushi especially was fantastic.

We dine out often, but are not often blown away. Five stars!

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LeanneL
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Wonderful meal and service. Stunning view, even in the rain. We highly recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had an wonderful time! The food was absolutely incredible and the service was amazing!

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heyitsjc
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My favourite high end seafood restaurant in Vancouver!

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SandraO
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall4Food4Service2Ambience5

Seemed to be a lack of staff, so slow to take our order, not what we usually experience on your fabulous patio. We expect it is due to the period we are in and look forward to more good times at your restaurant.

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jessica
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2020
Overall2Food2Service1Ambience4

Not attentive service (I think only one sever working) Took long for food to come. Food tastes mediocre. Probably wouldn’t go back. Maybe for drinks only in the summer but no full course dinner.

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vipFoodie
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Always enjoy Ancora, lovely food and ambience. We were there for our anniversary. Will be back!

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vipSusanB
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic. Just what we needed during Covid on a sunny winter day. Accommodating us on the patio helped us feel safe so that we could enjoy the delicious and always fresh food and wine.

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Crosbbyc
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2020
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience4

We been to Ancora more than 5 times, food overall is very good. Recently the scallops are very noticeable much smaller! Kind of disappointed!

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AndreaJ
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wow!! This is the real deal. Delicious, creative food combined with top notch service. Beautiful spot for a romantic dinner or special occasion. Good Covid protocol in place. This is my 2nd visit her and both times the food blew me a way. First time I was not impressed with the service but they've definitely kicked it up a notch. Everything was perfect this time. Cant wait to go back

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vipMichaelS
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

What a treat. I have dined around the world and enjoyed many Michelin star restaurants and the delight experienced here on the palete and visual presentation was as good as many of the star chefs delivered elsewhere. Bravo. I will be returning.

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KevinO
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a great meal and our waitress was very helpful and did an awesome job
The view was very nice
I can't wait to return in the summer and enjoy the deck
Thanks

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CaptnKirk
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Delicious Sunday lunch on the patio in the sunshine...what could be wrong with that!?

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SophiaL
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall3Food4Service1Ambience3

We enjoyed the food, every dish on the ancora glacier taste well. The only downside is the service. Overall is lacking a welcoming vibe. Our server was kind of rushing us to place order and lack of table touching after the food was served. Asking my husband to place the drink order when I am in the bathroom and come back right after I sat down again. I haven't get a chance to even look at the menu. We would love to order more oyster after the platter but seems to be hard to spot our server, not returning to refill our emptied water once. We ended up decide we would just take the bill. Overall, it's not a terrible experience but definitely can see room for improvements. We came to celebrate my husband's birthday, its kind of disappointed with the price we pay. Again, food was good, thank you kitchen team.

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vanfoodie
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2020
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience4

Food is okay only except for the sable fish which is actually pretty good. Otherwise value just isn't there especially the seafood platter. You'd be much better off going to other restaurants for that price.

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Marco
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Overall great experience, the ribeye steak was amazing, the wild Salmon sashimi and the prawn roll was just ok. The house old fashion was remarkable.

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Nikki
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

It was a great birthday experience. We were seated upstairs by ourselves and our server was extremely pleasant and friendly which made the dining experience more enjoyable. The food came out right away and tasted delicious. We ordered the prawn tempura roll and some salmon/tuna nigiri to start. All of it was so fresh, even the tempura was still hot. I really enjoyed the hidden wasabi under the salmon nigiri, it was a very pleasant surprise. In addition the prawn tempura roll had spicy mayo underneath the roll which gave each bite that extra kick. After our starters we shared the lobster and crab risotto and the sablefish. The risotto was all the right flavours, in my opinion, it tasted exactly like mac and cheese but with bites of real shrimp in it! Who doesn't love mac and cheese? It's a very filling and creamy dish so sharing this one was perfect. The sablefish was very flavourful as well. It fell apart with just tapping my fork to it. It was served over a bed of quinoa and had some bok choy on the side. This was my partners first time eating sablefish (i've tried it many times various places) and we were both very content with our decision to get this. We walked out feeling happy, content, and not overly bloated or full which is key when I go out to eat. Would highly recommend if you're a seafood fan like me :)

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Daffknee
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I am very very appreciative of good music levels.
This visit the music did not interfere with my hearing the talk between the 4 of us.

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DarrellB
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

The food was good. The service and ambience was excellent .

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StephanV
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience4

Food was great! Service was lacking - had to wait outside to be seated because a person waiting for a pick-up order was standing in the walkway, first interactions with person at reception was awkward, waiters frequently interrupting even to check if you're still busy with your plate (you don't have to interrupt to check if someone is still eating) etc. Delicious food, good value, great location, but service needs attention.

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AngelaC
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

I have been going to Ancora at least 2-3 times a month. I live next door to the restaurant and know the servers by name. I have always had a positive experience in this restaurant except on Saturday October 24, 2020. The manager told my guests, when they arrived, they only have 2 hours and that the table to be given to another party. I booked the reservation 2 weeks in advance and was NEVER told about a time restriction. (if I knew we would have booked somewhere else). The manager was abrupt, didn’t seem to care that I was a repeat customer as the server had just provided me cocktail and walked up to our table and gave us 5 mins warning to leave. I told the manager I would not be back and she asked me if I was joking. She did come back after a few mins and say the other party was running late so we have a few more mins but this was such a bad experience I won’t be back. 2 hours on a Saturday night, having to be rushed, getting 5 min warnings, and spending $$$ on the bill was just not worth it in the end:-(

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TimW
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Terrific meal, service and ambiance... I will recommend to others.

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vipBDAZ
Phoenix
8 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Particlarly good job with covid safety protocols. Clear screens between tables, look good, provide openness and a safe feeling.

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PaulN
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great evening....wonderful waiter.

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MartinW
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very good service, beautiful location and restaurant, excellent food. Expensive but worth it.

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CarlaJ
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As usual we had a spectacular meal at Ancora. The Sable fish and Bigeye tuna Sashimi are amazing. Excellent service and wine knowledge of the serving staff make this a perfect place to dine on False Creek.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Celebrating our anniversary and thanksgiving together. Food was delicious and it was our first time there

FAQs

Ancora False Creek does offer delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes. Ancora False Creek also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (604) 681-1164.

Ancora False Creek is rated 4.5 stars by 429 OpenTable diners.

Ancora False Creek does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.ancoradining.com/giftcards.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.