COAST Restaurant

4.4
2594 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Seafood
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  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
COAST is where fresh British Columbia seafood dazzles! COAST features a clean, contemporary design with deep turquoise tones, mosaic-tile floors and lush leather banquettes and defines a breathtaking, new Vancouver aesthetic and extends a respectful nod to historic San Francisco, home to the world’s most iconic seafood eateries. The COAST entry welcomes guests through a street-side lounge bordered by fire pits.

The freshest fish, succulent shellfish and colossal seafood towers are here, with the rarest, perfectly prepared oysters nestled in beds of ice. This is BC’s best seafood and true West Coast dining, flashy and fun for every mood and every occasion.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Seafood, Sushi, Regional American (Northwest)
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Hours of Operation
Lunch Mon - Fri: 11am - 3pm
Brunch Sat & Sun: 11am - 3pm
Dinner Mon - Sun: 3pm - 11pm
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Phone number
(604) 685-5010
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Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Sean Riley
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Catering
The Glowbal Restaurant Group catering division is here to help you with your function large or small. Call for details and any inquiries.
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
Alberni Street between Thurlow and Burrard
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Parking Details
Valet parking available Thur - Sat from 6:00pm.
Most evenings earlier in the week offer plenty of metered street parking.
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Public Transit
5 minutes away from Burrard Street Sky Train Station
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Special Events & Promotions
COAST is the perfect venue to handle all of your special events and functions with flexible seating, private dining facilities, a separate lounge space, and seating capacity up to 260 people.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

COAST is the perfect venue to handle all of your special events & functions. Flexible seating, private dining facilities, a separate lounge and seating capacity up to 260 people. We would be happy to host your birthday, wedding, corporate function, or event in our breathtaking space.

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What 2594 People Are Saying
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Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Had a great experience. Oscar was our server - he was so helpful in suggesting good eats.

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Vancouver
11 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We always go to the Coast when we visit Vancouver. Great food, ambiance and service.

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Z
Vancouver
24 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Nice atmosphere, we had the seafood dinner which was very tasty and a good value. Would recommend for a date night. Good cocktails

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CS
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Great fresh tasting seafood tower. Great selection of oysters at 3 different price ranges.

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

Service was great. Had bubble drinks on the house for my wife’s birthday. Food was good, desserts so so.

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OT
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Excellent food and service!

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BC
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

Overall I have a pleasant visit. A convenient location. Good to have business meals meet up. I Will visit again.

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MM
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Awesome dinner from the very warm greetings at the door from Laura, to the excellent service by Logan. Top notch all the way

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OT
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

The service and food was great. I hesitated to book here because the volume of the music has been far too loud on other occasions. It was at a level that we could hold a conversation and I loved the choices.
We will be back.

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L
Chicago
29 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

Very underwhelming. The food was good but there are a lot of good seafood restaurants. The sushi roll we tried was good, very fresh. The crab cake had a strong mayonnaise flavor, rather than crab. Same with the clam chowder; very little seafood flavor.

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FM
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We were in Vancouver for a meeting and we dined at Coast. It was amazing! Our server was very attentive and very personable. The food was outstanding. We would highly recommend Coast to visit for special occasions!

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Seattle
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Everything is good!

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EP
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

From the time we made the online reservation to the time we left, we were treated extremely well and graciously by Brandon. He anticipated every question and made superb recommendations at every stage, especially the wine pairing.
The food, as expected, was superb. The sauces, the combinations, the menu options, and the sides, were all spectacular.

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GF
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Coast is situated in the heart of downtown Vancouver so it has great access for visitors to the city staying nearby. The ambience is lively with a good “buzz” from the patrons. Food was served hot and delicious and relatively quickly, but without the sense of trying to hurry you out. The menu selection was good with something for everyone. Not inexpensive, to be sure, but worth it for a good meal with someone special.

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2
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous dinner!Great lobster perfectly prepared
Will go again soon for sure.

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EC
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Went here for a friends birthday and we were not disappointed. Everything tasted great and our server was awesome. Highly recommend.

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Always consistent. Always Good. Bento Sushi Box is always fresh light lunch.

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L
Vancouver
13 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Celebrated a business birthday with lunch on the heated deck. Service and food were both very good!

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NO
Washington DC
36 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Brandon was our waiter We've been there many time but first time he was our waitress. Extremely polite, knowledgeable and very friendly. He had other tables but never failed to make sure we didn't need anything. I would definitely recommend Coast for great service and dining.

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OT
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent ! Oysters and sparkling wine :)

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V
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 2Ambience 3

This was my second time at The restaurant and it was no like the first visit.
We ordered the calamari for appetizer and it was very good, the clam chowder was very thick and with over cooked clams that were very chewy, then we waited about 40 for our main meal to arrive because our waitress forgot to add it to the order. By the time the crab came on it felt as if it had been cooked hours before and then dipped in hot water to warm it up. By the time the dessert came in we literally had to just chug it down because we had tickets to a show and we didn’t want to be late.

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CC
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Excellent customer service and excellent food. Worth every penny.

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PE
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 2Ambience 3

Our waitress is not professional enough. When giving us the handkerchief, she would open it and drop it over our lap. When placing our drinks, it was a little rough making the clunk sound on the table. Also, we were paying partial of the bill with a gift card. So after she came back with a new bill for paying the difference, she said "Here you go. You will have to do the math.". Obviously, I know she is talking about the gratuity. But I find it inappropriate to even mention something like that to the customer. Otherwise, the food is good. Downstairs is bar area, so don't expect it is that quiet even if you sit upstairs overlooking the bar.

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Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a wonderful meal at Coast. The seafood was delicious. Our server was fantastic.

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very good halibut and oysters

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DC
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Third time at Coast, and the third time they hit it “out of the park.” Simply superb seafood, including uber-fresh oysters and indescribably good red Thai curry clams, plus expert, engaging and unptetentious service. Faultless—another great experience.

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LR
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Brilliant meal and the table service was excellent Staff were excellent in their attention to detail and service

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AC
Vancouver
10 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food was excellent and the servers very attentive and pleasant.

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Mississippi
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and service. Enjoyed being able to talk to friends and enjoyed our meal

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B
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Fresh sashimi - Superb service. Lunch was excellent

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JR
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Just go there its the place in Vancouver for sea food. (Well I think so)

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D
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Good food, great service but it was a slightly cramped table and a tad noisy.

However, the seafood was amazing, and the service fantastic.

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AA
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2018
Overall 3Food 1Service 4Ambience 2

I can make better mashed potatoes than the chef at this place. Food had no flavour. I ordered the lobster and prawn gnocchi and was extremely disappointed. If I knew the food had no flavour I'd certainly not pay this much. Overrated and overpriced.

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MT
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Great for special occasions. Overall it's great experience. The only thing we are not feel comfortable is the tips is set for us without asking . We have been in this restaurant for many times,this is the first time happen like this!!

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NB
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

Delicious dinner choices, excellent food pairings, good wine list, although limited local choices(BC). Good service. Great cocktails! Unfortunately a bit noisier
We than my liking, but it has a celebratory mood

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Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We dined while on our honeymoon in Vancouver. Their staff treated us exceptionally well. We had a more private and romantic location that we were seated at. They treated us to a beverage on the house, a VIP appetizer as well as an amazing dessert (seen in picture). Our server was conversational and tentative to our needs. I ordered the king crab, while my husband ordered the surf and turf special entree. I had an amazing lemon martini as well and my husband received a on the house local craft IPA.

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OT
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Great food !!! Love it

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BD
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service
Natalie is a pro

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St. Louis
2 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Yulia was very pleasant and courteous

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M
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 3Ambience 2

The savoury brunch dishes were all super sweet - even the potatoes. Poached eggs were over done. Service was ok but nothing special. Considering this place thinks itself as upscale, there is a lot of room for improvement.

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