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Black & Blue Steakhouse
Black & Blue Steakhouse

Black & Blue Steakhouse Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.blackandblue.ca
  • Phone: (604) 637-0777
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm.
    Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 4:00pm - 2:00am.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
  • Executive Chef: Jason Labahn
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We don't cater events, we create experiences! Contact us to discuss how we can create the ultimate experience for your group.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Burrard
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Black & Blue Steakhouse
Inspired by the classic steakhouses of Chicago, Black+Blue re-imagines the concept for a new generation. A massive dining room built around a custom-built meat locker, filled with the most exotic and precious cuts, it’s the sexiest room and hottest vibe in the city. A three-storey temple dedicated to creating amazing experiences, expressly designed for the people who make Vancouver an amazing place to be.
style. All the pleasures of the flesh are served—from classic cuts of beef to the finest sipping bourbon. Make your next meal a rare occasion. Join the age-old tradition of carnivorous cuisine.
The Golden Age of Steak is back.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Diner Reviews
  • "Absolutely loved Black & Blue! The service was amazing, my favorite was the personalized drink cart that comes to your table to make you cocktails. The food was so good that I am still craving it. Started off with the mac-n-cheese sticks which if you are a cheese lover you must try these! The steak Oscar was also very good, great piece of meat and cooked perfectly. Make sure you get the brussel sprouts too - they were like candy, so good we couldn't stop eating. I highly recommend this restaurant or any of the Glowbal Group restaurants when you are in town!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Had a great dinner here. Service was excellent especially as we asked to change table as chairs were too low for our table. Great having a peek at kitchen."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "I will keep my review short and simple with a few points - food is average - menu items are expensive - service is decent - staff is courteous and friendly Overall my experience at Black and Blue is below average. My ratings are rated low because I became quite ill after having their steak tartare and steak oscar. You have been warned."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Got a nice reservation on the roof for my wife's birthday. Staff made the experience a special one for us, with just a casual mention in my original booking that it was her birthday. Great meal, great service, great ambience. It's a go-to destination for us now. Thanks, Black & Blue!!"
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "I decided to invite some co-workers to celebrate my one year anniversary of working with them. The reservation was made and we were placed in a quieter location. The server asked if i was celebrating something and took time to make sure it was an enjoyable experience. (there is a bit of a connection between my company and his, so he was extra shmoozy) Regardless, the food quality was top notch and the service was timely and excellent."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "The food was great but it was a pain getting to our table just a lot of mock ups before we actually got to sit down. Our reservation was for 830 and they made a mistake of thinking it was for 1030. Then had to wait for our table for 30 minutes then we got to the rooftop and no even bothered greeting up. Was given attitude by the floor supervisor. I work in customer service andthis is not appropriate at all ... saving grace was the food. Won't be going back though. Too bad .... had really great experience beforehand but now it just leave a bitter taste in my mouth. I am not a complainer but this one didn't love up to my expectation. Bad service."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Good ambience, good service and excellent food. The prime rib roast is to die for."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Great food, service and environment. Black and Blue sets the mark high for a great steakhouse dining experience with a west coast flare. Oysters to start than steak. What a meal. Service is attentive but not overbearing. Wine list is a bit pricey."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "In Vancouver on Business and we often choose this as our steak outing. Thanks!"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Seafood plate is great for a group of people to share, Japanese wagyu steak is just melting in your mouth, the best ever steak! Don't forget to order a dessert, nicely presented and very delicious. Good list of wine and cocktails, waiters are very friendly"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Reservation online was easy. it's understandable that the waiter was a bit tired since it was a long & busy Sunday night. At the end, the manager needed to step in and took our order while the waiter was busy with other tables. The services by the waiter was a big difference when our neighbour table was ordering from the regular menu with bottle of wine (not sure how much is the bill) while we just order the prime rib special with appti and dessert with groupons (~$100 for 2 people). Overall, the food was excellent. Service is nice if you are not asking for a lot. Before we left the restaurant, one of the manager invited us to see their Roof top with the open fire. It was much more energetic than the restaurant's main dining area."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Never go wrong by going to Blk + Blue. Always a great experience. Top notch environment, food & service."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Not as Good as it once was or should be.....celebrating a birthday and Was disapointed as food wasnt very hot, service was well intended but just ok....for a high end restaurant which charges high prices, it was not very good and certainly not as good as it was when we went about 3 months ago....plus the portions were extremely small....."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "My husband and I celebrated our 9-year wedding anniversary at Black & Blue and enjoyed our dinner very much. The service was good though because of large parties our dinner entrée took a bit longer than expected. The music is a bit loud for our liking, but we managed fine. It was very nice of the restaurant to serve us a complimentary anniversary dessert which we loved! My husband is a major steak connoisseur and I was worried about his expectations, however, his usual bone-in rib eye steak was delightful! I would definitely recommend this restaurant to others."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Excellent overall experience. Our server was very competent and friendly."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "We came to Black and Blue for our anniversary. The service and meal were both outstanding. The ceasar salad prepared table side by our waiter was superb (just like we fondly remember from the last time we had this - sometime in the 80's!!) and the steaks we had were as good as they come - cooked to perfection. The general vibe of the restaurant was lively but not overly noisy....but people were all clearly having a good time. This was our first time here and we will definitely be back the next time we visit Vancouver!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Booked black and blue for my anniversary dinner and was very impressed! Online stated that they could not guarantee rooftop for me as it's first come first serve. I booked few weeks in advance did not have to call to confirm and when I got there I got an amazing table near the fireplace on the rooftop! So impressed with reservation service as well as service at the restaurant. Hostess and server were very friendly and professional. Food was amazing! Would definitely come back here and definitely refer my fiends and family as well. Upstairs patio would be a great spot for a group celebration or even nice 2 person dinner."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Well, they set the mood at the door and it was very negative. I booked this table 2-3 weeks in advance, they called me the day of my reservations to confirm and when I got to the restaurant was told that it was a 2 hour limit. I should've been told that in advance and not just before we got seated. The hostess was snotty, the food wasn't worth the money, the sidetable ceasar salad wasn't a sidetable at all, the whole experience was negative. They tried to make it up by coming to our table over and over but the mood was already set and there was nothing they could do to change it. If anything it was becoming more irritable. First time and last time. Gotham is definitely my first choice for this type of restaurant."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Had a great time. Food were all very delish. Our waiter were friendly."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Overall fish was dry, service was joking around too much and wasn't worth the $160 for dinner for 2. 2nd time at this restaurant -wont be back again."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "I took my wife to Black &Blue for her birthday. It was amazing. They're almost obsessive about their meat, which is great for you as a diner! The service was incredible, and the chateaubriand for two was a very reasonably priced romantic meal to share. Drinks are too expensive, at $10 to $15 for a cocktail, but it really was a wonderful night. We'll be back for sure."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The waitress served us all tonight has a bad attitude. The steak was mediocre."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Wanted to find a steakhouse to take my father in law to while visiting Vancouver. We settled on Black and Blue, they were fantastic and the food was terrific. I would definitely go again."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Upon arriving the restaurant is quite beautiful inside but kind of went downhill from there. A lady came by filling up our glasses of water and over poured two of them and just dumped out the remains on the carpet admitting she always does that. The server changed twice and we were brought the wrong wine (we ordered white and got red). My boyfriends glass was dirty and my knife had food still stuck to it. The food itself was good but I've had much better. For the price I would much rather go elsewhere. I had such high hopes for this place as other friends had recommended it but turned out to be a major disappointment. When paying over $300 we expected to get what we paid for but we found it slightly above mediocre at best."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "The front desk is terrible! We asked for a booth seat and she said all the booth seats were reserved. Instead, we got a small table in the center of the hallway. However, during 2 hours of our dining, there was only ONE booth seat taken. The front desk girl intentionally ignored our requested. The waiter is friendly. The décor of the steak can better as it looks worse than the chain steak restaurant!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "We were there for a prime rib promo. Our table was right next to a pillar, but our server happily moved us to another table at the front, even though it was not in her section. First course was crab avocado dip with pita chips - creamy and flavourful. The oysters were really fresh (I'm not usually a fan!). Large Caesar salad portions - dijon seeds added a little something to the usual dressing. The server said their medium-rare prime rib is a little more rare, so my husband ordered medium rare, I had it medium. We agreed the medium-rare had better texture, but the medium more flavour. I packed more than half my prime rib, but disappointingly, the server didn't pack the sides (mashed potatoes, veggies). Dessert... wiped clean!"
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "As a huge Glowbal enthusiast, my experience on Sunday with my husband was dreadful. We had taken advantage of a special prime rib meal offer, and wow, did it ever turn out awful. The table side caesar salad was not served table side, and was warm. The prime rib was tough and grissly. My husband had to send his back three times as they couldn't cook it right (too rare, too well done, and grissly each time). When we complained, the brand new manager gave us a gift card for the price of the dinner, but this didn't cover our wine or emense dissatisfaction, and then they kept us waiting another 20 minutes before the dessert was served. I'm hard pressed to wonder why I would go back."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Disappointed overall with the visit although there were high points and low points. High points include a courteous reminder phone call. Several staff recognized special occasion. Manager highly visible and conversed with several guests in an upbeat and pleasant demeanor. My daughter was given a colouring set that kept her entertained. Free shaw hot spot. I was disappointed because we were never asked for our daughter's order, cleared her napkin and did not offer share plates. Salad not prepared tableside so we did not have the caesar the way we would have preferred. My husband had to ask our server twice for garlic which had us waiting to eat. The prime rib was good to excellent, although the texture could have been more tender."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "I had a great time at Black and Blue Steakhouse 1. Champagne 2. 1 dozen Oysters 3. Tuna tartare 4. Caesar Salad (made in front of us) 5. Medium-well Prime Ribs (Yorkshire pudding, vegetables and mashed potatoes) 6. House dessert - Butter cake and Cheese pudding Simply AMAZING!!!! Everything was great about this place! The food and the service was top notch. I would recommend this restaurant to all my friends and family."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "I brought my parents for lunch and we had the burger and fries special. First of all, we werent offered any drinks or specials when the waitress came and there were no cutlery or table napkins for us to use. Then another lady gave us our food and still did not notice our missing utensils. My burger was dry and cold and my fries were stale (probably from the last batch). We did not get our utensils until I asked for them. This was surely one of my worst experiences at this restaurant. I have been to Black and Blue so many times, I was a little let down this time. I am going again for dinner tonight aNd if that fails too, I am not sure if I will go back again."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "We had dinner to celebrate my birthday. In truth, we didn't expect too much because it is a chain restaurant but we were really thrilled with both the quality of food (I had Beef Wellington and Nick had prime rib) and service. The beef was cooked just right --- not too rare or well done. I really enjoyed the mini butter birthday cake you presented free of charge . . . it was a good gesture . . . much appreciated but my husband loved the layered chocolate cake. We had a doggie bag for both the steak and cake. We will definitely return and with our family and friends. "
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "Once again, the dinner at Black & Blue was awesome. The Sunday night dinner for two deal was amazing. We thoroughly enjoyed the dinner and the value of the dinner. Thank you!!!"
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Tuna appy was good. Sandwiches were boring. Like the vibe and ambience. "
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "The food came late (45 minutes), the orders were all wrong, some received their meal well in advance of others at the same table, the waitress blamed the Kitchen, the food was substandard. A very disappointing experience at a very high price."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "The oysters are fresh and we especially love the butter cake. Will go to the restaurant again definitely."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "great list of meats and they clearly know how to handle them. pretty upscale and the prices reflect! but it fits with the neighbourhood and the experience was well-rounded."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Horrible service, was ignored for 25 minutes, including a manager who walked past us and ignored us. Meats are so chewy and expensive. Better steaks have been eaten at lower end chain resto's. The final bill with just two entrees and sides was $200+, which could have gotten you a meal at a fine dining establishment with a guarantee of good service and food. Never eating here or any Glowbal Group resto's again."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "I planned a pre show birthday dinner for my girlfriend . Left notes for staff . Everything went as planned , even had my Jaguar parked infront. Great tableside service. She was very impressed . Thanks again "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Love the 80's music and tableside Caesar salad preparation. Server friendly. Timing of drinks, apps and food perfect. Awesome price for the quality and size of beef! Only disappointment were the brussel sprouts, tasted burnt and bitter. We will definitely dine at Black & Blue Steakhouse when back in town."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Our first time there. Among the best steaks I've ever had. Excellent service. Great option between rooftop and main dinning room. We had a drunk on the roof first and dinner downstairs. Very pleased and we'll go back for sure. "
    Dined on 5/29/2014