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H Tasting Lounge

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173 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Seafood
We take the responsibility for your safety and that of our staff very seriously. At this time we are following guidelines set out by the Government to provide the safest environment possible for you and our staff. If you are feeling unwell we request that you do not dine with us.

Beginning Monday, July 27, guests will be required to wear face masks at all times within public space, you may remove your mask once seated.

Please note we do not take reservations for our patio. If you would like the patio, note it on the reservation and if there is space when you arrive, we will do our best to seat you outside.

We reserve 2.5 hour dining time for all parties. If you need more time, let us know when you reserve and we will do our best to accommodate.

Located in picturesque Coal Harbour at The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, H Tasting Lounge just steps from the Vancouver Seawall, HTL features an art deco interior/patio, creative handcrafted cocktails, and decadent share plates.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 173 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.3
Food
4.4
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.1
Value
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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AnaP
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience2

Took my boyfriend here for his birthday. Made a reservation for 445 to be able to get happy hour oysters and they were all out of oysters both regular and happy hour when we arrived which was disappointing. The food we did order was good, but took awhile.

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SergeL
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Great day out first time at H tasting happy hour. unfortunately you ran out of oysters

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Was wonderful

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Navinderj
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent service by all staff for high tea. I went Oct 17, 2020. For 12 pm seating. They served me creme brulee for my birthday.

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AlexM
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic and friendly service and outstanding food.

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vipMarilou52
Vancouver
28 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience4

Just checking out...

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Sany
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall3Food5Service2Ambience2

dining room is not set up properly for dining ! it's mostly lounge chairs and couches and handful number of very cheap looking dining table that u see in fast food restaurants .... It needs to be redecorated properly if you serve customers meals that are NOT finger food !!!

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JasS
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Our waiter was Mel and he made the experience phenomenal. I went for my birthday and it couldn’t have gone any better. Mel made amazing recommendations and made sure all us were enjoying our food and drinks. The lounge itself was very aesthetically pleasing and quiet and the patio has a great view. I also really appreciated their COVID protocols. I will most definitely go again

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alishad
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our service was amazing, Mitch created a memorable experience with great wine recommendations. Prices are so reasonable and the value was great. Highly recommend for both dinner and happy hour.

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MonicaM
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience1

The music was loud and awful. Ruined the ambiance. Playing loud elevator music is not a good ambiance to have dinner. The heaters could be on as it was a cold day.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Loved the food, service, ambiance, everything!! We had the best server. Forgot to catch his name but he was awesome and got a fat tip from me. He ended up giving us free lemon drops! Haha thought that was really sweet of him to do that.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall3Food3Service1Ambience4

Our waiter was very unfriendly and unwilling to accommodate my friends food, as she was a vegetarian. He simply replied back by saying “that’s too bad.” Once we switched out waiter she was given an alternative for her food. I think we were mainly upset because we had come to H Tasting for my friends birthday lunch.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service and food were great, we had an amazing time

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience4

Great, food and drinks were good, staff was friendly and the overall ambience is great

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love everything,already 3 time and we ll come again

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locachica
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

In times of COVID and wanting to enjoy a beautiful spot with friends; while keeping a social distance, this is the perfect place.

Although we were outside and didn't have a clear view of the water; the ambience and the gorgeous fire pit and waterfall was lovely.

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vipshanew
Vancouver
12 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Patio is a beaut, drink that came in a teapot was delicious.

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Suki
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Beautiful location. Great ambience and outstanding service.

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Jennifer
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Great patio and great service. Would definitely come back!

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Birthday dinner

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vipChatterbox
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Patio seating was cozy and well lit. Sat right by the fireplace and was under an umbrella, the restaurant was really clean and customer service was excellent. The buck a shuck oysters for happy hour were fresh and delicious! Cute place to take your date or chill with the girls.

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Meow
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Thank you for making my 30th birthday dinner special. The service was impeccable and I appreciate the surprise dessert. Thank you again!

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AngelaC
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Happy Hour! This place is beautiful and their service is wonderful! The only reason it didn't get 5 🌟 is unfortunately out of the 12 oysters I had 6 of them had bits of broken shell in them, not the end of the world but definitely unpleasant. Their happy hour isn't extensive (it only has 3 food items on it) but they were all well prepared. We had the following:

24 Kusshi Oysters (Happy Hour Buck-a-shuck) - plump, fresh & creamy. Was missing the horseradish though.
2 Sliders (Happy Hour Item) - flavourful & filling, a lot packed into a little bite. Could have been a little hotter.
2 Fish Tacos (Happy Hour Item) - fish was nice & crispy, pico de gallo was fresh, & the cabbage gave it a nice crunch.
Truffle Fries - crispy on the outside, fluffy & pillowy soft on the inside just like a good fry should be & that side of aioli 🔥
Americano Cocktail (Happy hour Item) - my partner enjoyed this drink but it wasn't for me
Lemongrass Lemonade - had great flavour with a touch of sweetness it was delicious & refreshing
2 Coffees - strong & smooth not bitter at all.

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vipWendyL
Vancouver
12 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5Food3Service5Ambience5

Had a few drinks here after a wedding. Always a great experience here at H Tasting Lounge. Thank you for looking after us Judi!

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AnnaL
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Tasty. Drinks mixed well. Friendly and professional service.

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Nou2
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall1Food2Service1Ambience2

We waited for 2 hours before we could get a seat on The patio. I had a reservation already but other people would get a table before us. Food took like another hour to come. My husband and I would never ever go back to that restaurant and would never recommend it. It ruined our mood and date night. We even told one of the servers that other people are being seated outside before us and she agreed. If you cant give the same kind of service And treat everyone the same no what what their race is, then you should probably just close your restaurant. We’ve never felt like this before at any other restaurant we’ve been to.

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vipCDew
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Perhaps the best evening patio in the city!! Can't say enough good about this spot!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall2Food1Service3Ambience2

Atmosphere was ok . But the food was no taste at all
Oyster not fresh.

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KSangha
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall4Food3Service3Ambience3

Decent experience. This was my boyfriend and I’s first experience here. We had made reservations for 5pm and requested seating for the patio in advance. However, upon arrival, we were seated inside (as apparently they don’t take resos for patio) for half of our time there. Clearly our reservation did not do us any good as it wasn’t even busy inside at that time. We eventually got moved outside. Food is decent and drinks are over-priced for what they actually are. My boyfriend asked for a Moscow Mule and our waiter sent him a different drink. Not worth the price.

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ZeyadM
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was great and nice, food was good, overall I like it

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AngelieThoi
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Julie my waitress she was excellent and she made sure I wasnt feeling left out since I couldn't find a place in the patio also made sure I ordered all the food I wanted!

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vipAnthonyS
Vancouver
18 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2020
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience4

While understand pandemic, need a larger happy hr menu

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EslinF
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful happy hour menu, fantastic location as well as service. Would recommend to friends.

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SOCORROR
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Drinks took so long to come. Food was good. Very pricey for drinks

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LeslieJ
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Overall good experience. Patio beautiful , service attentive

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sukhid
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Beautiful lounge! Very upscale vibe! Fireside tables r amazing👏

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RomaanaF
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Just a beautiful restaurant. I love how they are always changing up the vibe. It’s very “instagrammable”. Food was good.

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RajG
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing ambience, great service... will definitely be back :)

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AngelieThoi
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Even though 3 of us came and there wasn't any space at the patio the servers notified us and we didn't have to sit inside it seems either glass or ice was falling at some moments and the operations manager came immediately to check to solve the problem. Waiters were absolutely amazing this is the second time we came back and we will be coming back again soon.

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Chris
Vancouver
12 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Great happy hour from 3-5 daily, oysters for $1 each. Service is always awesome!!

FAQs

H Tasting Lounge offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (604) 691-6962.

H Tasting Lounge is rated 4.5 stars by 173 OpenTable diners.

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.