Ancora Waterfront Dining + Patio
Brunch: Sunday: 11:00 am-2:30 pm
Dinner: Daily: 5:00 pm- Close
Cocktail Hour: 3:30-5:00 pm Monday-Friday
See availability for 1,000 point tables
Wed - Fri 12:00PM - 1:00PM
We really enjoy coming to this restaurant. If you like fresh seafood, this is the place to come.
Service is very attentive and the food delicious!
The ambiance was ok, food was excellent the only beef I have with the place is not the price seems a bit high and the server was a bit pushy in trying to up sale the items on the menu
We were there for our anniversary and from out of town, which we informed the staff. It was never mentioned to us, and we did not have a good table. The staff were attentive enough, but not great, or anything special. We had better service at Cactus Club.
The food was phenomenal, though.
We had an amazing date night here. They put us on the cutest table where we had enough privacy and felt like no one was around us. Hamid provided us with amazing service and made the perfect recommendations. Food was phenomenal ❤️
Excellent night out. Outstanding food and service. Highly recommend this idyllic location. Great for watching the sunset = lovely ambience on the sea wall across from Granville Island.
Great little waterside restaurant serving high quality food and cooking. Elegant and relaxed west coast vibe. Good service, light interior, quiet yet vibrant location.
Food was excellent; nice ambiance and views.
Very good service and beautiful location/ambiance made up for underwhelming flavor of the food. Chef was a bit shy with the seasoning our fresh whole fish wasn't that fresh and poorly seasoned. The mackerel sushi had far too much rice as a base, tataki was nothing special. Soft shell crab was ok tasting and a little soggy but presented beautifully, as were the seared scallops and pork belly (saved by the sauce). For the price though, it wasn't quite worth it. Service was superb and we had a great time overall. Gorgeous waterfront space as well, so I would still recommend going, especially for the sunset, just expect to pay for it.
You can’t beat the view or the food. Super friendly and helpful servers. Food was excellent.
Wonderful Experience! I went there for my mom's birthday. At first they seated us at a corner table when I requested for a windows seat when I made the reservation (online reservation and I called). I think the manager noticed that we were quite unhappy, so they actually moved tables around to make a table next to the window for us which I really appreciated. Also the waiter that we had was wonderful. He was kind, patient, and always had a smile on his face. He automatically filled our water glasses when he noticed we needed more, we never had to ask him to fill our water glasses. Also since they knew it was my mom's birthday, they gave her a small dessert and a candle. Overall it was a wonderful experience! The food was delicious (I loved the risotto and grilled octopus).
Wonderful well lit restaurant with Peruvian-Japanese fusion. Due to the sunset, we sat at a table 'just inside' the open area, which was perfect. You can't go wrong with this dining choice!
Great atmosphere and interesting, unique dishes! Our table had a few people with dietary restrictions/allergies and the chef/servers were very helpful and accomodating
Meeting with relatives
Server was great
Good or better than ever
Tried new dishes .. did not disappoint
Superb food and service! Will be going back. Best Sablefish dish I've ever had!
Absolutely fantastic. The tuna belly sashimi was the best piece of raw fish I have ever eaten. A city favourite!!
This would be a top restaurant in any great city of the world. The Peruvian chef offers imaginative dishes drawn from the traditions of Peru and Japan. Try the BC wines. You will be surprised.
The patio is a perfect spot for dinner on a warm summer evening. The sable fish is also outstanding.
The appetizer platter and ceviche was to die for. Not so keen on ordering a G and T and having to pay for the tonic, too, but it tasted fab so I’ll get over it.
Amazing as always, beautiful patio looking over false Creek towards Granville island with fantastic food, wine and service.
Really nice restaurant, bright and light when flooded by the afternoon sunlight. Attentive service, great selection of cocktails and wines by the glass, well executed food.
Small portions but delicious
The food was succulent and a piece or art! I had so much fun and te service was superb! Big thanks to Amid our waiter who made our night extra special! We will be back!
Great food, beautiful view, and a perfect ending to our girls weekend in Vancouver.
Outstanding ambiance, service and views across to Granville Island. The food (ceviche, sashimi, seared tuna) was stunning and perfectly seasoned. The wine selection was enormous. Amazing experience for a special occasion.
The sunset view on the patio was spectacular. The food was creative and delicious. When we go out we look for something we couldn't make at home. Our meals blew that standard away! Get the dessert with pickles. Just do it. Our server was over-seated with some demanding tables but he worked hard to make sure we had the service we came for even though our bill was't as high as others'. We'd happily return.
Amazing food. Combination of food and the staff made this one of the best meals I ever had.
The food and presentation fresh and spectacular; especially the sushi perfectly balanced. View, ambiance beautiful. Our waitress Tasha was very attentive and thoughtful. Recommend not pairing the dessert dark chocolate mousse with strawberry as it wasn’t sweet enough and cocoa dark chocolate did not come through. Pair with passionfruit or even raspberry, blood orange or gooseberries. It was more like 55percent dark chocolate and I was hoping to taste 70 -75 percent dark chocolate. Seasoned and lemongrass ice-cream fell flat. Everything else excellent. Thank you. We will return again despite dessert not as good as we wanted.
Not at all what we expected! Poor quality of food and service.
The food and experience was great! Our server, Jeremy P, was very knowledgeable and had great recommendations all around (2nd time we had him serve us). He was a very pleasant guy and i saw every table like him! The sable fish really fell off with now effort... the white table cloth is our witness. Thanks again!
A gentleman on the water taxi recommended this restaurant. My boyfriend and I travel and dine out often and I would put this place in my top ten. Outstanding service and the food was delicious. We sat outside overlooking the water and it was a lovely setting. If you are visiting Vancouver I highly recommend this restaurant. My boyfriend loved his branzino and my duck was cooked to perfection.
That night they definitely had a service issue, very slow and inattentive! Maybe they did not expect nice weather and consequently patio open....and therefor not enough staff....they usually do better
This restaurant was recommended by friends and it was great. The food was outstanding. The waiter was terrific as well. The fare is Japanese/Peruvian infused food. It was unusual combination however it was a pleasant surprise. We would definitely go back.
Very nice restaurant. Fine cuisine. Excellent services. Good place for friends gathering.
Nice ambience and staff. Everything was perfect for my hubby's birthday. Little expensive but deserve it
A hidden gem. The perfect setting for brunch or dinner. Top notch staff as well ;) 10/10
Food took a bit too long.
My husband and I keep coming back to this restaurant or bring friends here because the excellent food and service are always consistent. We had their seafood appetizer platter (Ancora Glacier) and everything tasted very fresh. I had the lobster risotto and it rivals any fresh Italian risotto but with very fresh and generous portions of lobster. The ambiance was also breathtaking because it was a sunny spring day and we sat at the outdoor patio.
Meh! Been here 3x’s now. Enjoyed the overall experience on my first visit. The ambience is the best part. Lovely patio overlooking the water.