Washington Avenue Grill
The Washington Avenue Grill is one of White Rock's favorite restaurants offering an upscale casual dining experience overlooking Semiahmoo Bay.
We feature Pacific-Northwest cuisine, an award-winning wine list, live music, and delicious martinis.
WAG has earned an excellent reputation for serving high quality food with exceptional service at value orientated prices.
The ambiance is unparalleled because of our unique decor, high quality entertainment and breathtaking ocean view.
Guests can dine in the pristine glass atrium, cozy main dining room, or on the award-winning patio.
The Washington Avenue Grill is the bright yellow building located on the ocean side of east beach, next to Semiahmoo park.
For a unique and fun dining experience with a personal touch, have dinner at the Washington Avenue Grill.
Lots of free parking! We can not reserve specific tables due to high demand but do take requests.
Food was ok, but we will not be returning due to the service. Server seemed like she didn't even want to be at work that night. We were not informed about the specials, but after overhearing another server mention them at the table beside us after we ordered, we probably would have gone for them. Our drinks sat empty for a long time before the meal came. Although our food was fine, there was no check in from our server how everything was going. Paying the bill took an excessively long time - wife decided to go wait outside. Our reservation stated it was our anniversary which at minimum most places would wish you a happy anniversary, and in many cases (although not expected) send out a small appetizer or dessert. Nothing about our anniversary was acknowledged.
The view, the service, and the food was perfect. Their spicy Caesar is by far the best! I cannot wait to go back!
The only regret is, we can’t hear the live music from the back. There is no pipe in music I think. Otherwise, the experience is awesome.
Enjoyed the food, busy night so service was spotty the noise was unbearable we left earlier than planned
Food was awesome....loved the Tuna poke and the seafood pot. Servers were very friendly. It was just a bit chilly when the windows were open but will definitely be back.
Great atmosphere and music! Food was amazing as usual! Thanks for the great night!
Good parking , great view over the ocean , service fine but food was mediocre .
I understand why they give coupons for your birthday. Calamari was small portion with bland sauce. Lamb was undercooked. Prawn curry was ok. Nothing special here. Our server disappeared for quite sometime and the restaurant wasn’t even busy? Window sills and menus need a good wash as ketchup was on sills and menus were sticky. Will not return.
Excellent service and the food quality is always good.
Been going to WAG for many years and we love it !!
The musicians were amazing and I’d go see them in concert anytime.
A little bit noisy as they have the tables jammed together but the server was excellent and the food was good.
Nice variety of food – everything prepared fresh... not overly pricey
We visited the WAG to celebrate two milestone birthdays. I made reservations in advance. We were a party of 8. We were seated in a dark dark corner. So dark we couldn’t even see our food. Service was extremely slow. In the two hours we were there, our waters were not even refilled. Our food took 40 minutes to arrive and was warm/cold. Ribs were nothing but fat. Brussel sprouts with tofu were nothing but salt. The rice tasted dirty. The stuffed chicken was tasty but cold. The fish n chips were overly greasy. The pork was satisfactory. When the food arrived, I asked the server to take a family picture. He stated that he was extremely busy and that I should ask somebody sitting at the table to take it. In the time he took to complain about how busy he was, he could’ve taken a picture or two. We mentioned we were there for two birthdays and the waitress just shrugged it off. We won’t be back here ever again.
Wonderful spot with a nice view and great food . We'll be going back for sure
Lunch was extremely good and good value . Birthday coupons are offered which is a fabulous option!
The servers are excellent here and the restaurant has a nice ambiance. The food here was not as good.
Firstly, who puts vinaigrette on a ceasar salad? Secondly-Why the chef thinks that cajun and dill yogurt go together is beyond me. That's a really mediocre contradictory blend of tastes. Luckily the cajun snapper was cooked perfectly and the dessert was good or the meal would have been a total bust.
A good menu but unfortunately the food was only okay. When I see prawns on the menu I don't want to be served shrimp. The Cajun chicken was good the steelhead was a very small portion. Good service and a nice view and atmosphere but the food was a disappointment.
Food and service we're excellent! Love the crab cakes and lobster ravioli
Wonderful experience. Planning on going there again soon.
staff were great food was good noise was loud but we could hold a conversation trendy feeling warm atmosphere
This was my first time and won’t be my last, we loved it!
Ambience, service, food the young lad singing! 5* for everything.
Great place for dinner as usual. We will continue to be repeat
Always enjoy the WAG
Amazing as always!!! Love this restaurant, always a go to option for date night or girls night
We are always thankful for the coupons too. :)
Amazing staff and outstanding service! Great view with delicious food! Just perfect!
The service was good. The food was good but felt over priced. They have outdoor long heaters on the inside of the ceiling which gets way to hot. Not only ourselves but people around us had to keep asking to turn them off way to hot!!!
Menu was pricey
Food tasted mediocre
Seating was crowded
Reservation was made and we were seated at a tiny table in an aisle way with servers weaving themselves in and out of the guests
Great drinks, food and service!
This is about the sixth time we have been to the WAG and the quality remains the same - excellent.
Another wonderful night, celebrating my birthday. Where people know your name, make you feel welcome, deliver exceptional service and food, enjoying live music. I love this spot and it’s one of my favourites. Danni, Bobbi, and Brent, made our evening out special. 1/3 off wine is great too, just because it’s hump day. The dry ribs were the best I’ve had. I am always happy.
The beef ribs my husband had were so tender and he really enjoyed them and the wine was excellent, too. My pecan encrusted steelhead was very delicious and the best I’ve had. The jasmine rice was also flavourful. Will be returning, for sure. The view and the heritage building rounded out a fabulous experience.
It is a great little restaurant with history
Use to be a bank
Sometimes you can reserve the actual vault
Great they left the iron teller bars up
The food is always good as well as the friendly staff
Our server went above and beyond to make our evening even more fantastic. Her name was Hailey Boyd.
Tuna happy still had skin on it
Waitress was great
Water person literally just drop things in front of you without noticing us
Lamb was plain no flavours
steelhead was just off
They need to pay attention to quality of food, how hard can that be?
what a great location great ambience. This has happened before and now we regrettably wont go back again.
Have always been happy when dining here. Solid all around.
My wife's seafood hot pot was excellent; however my prime rib was too chewy. Food and service is always excellent so we'll definitely come back.
The Washington Ave Grill is one of our favorite White Rock restaurants
Great restaurant, excellent service
Our server was awesome! Food came out quickly and was good, drinks took a while but were very good too.