Black & Blue Steakhouse
Black & Blue Steakhouse

Black & Blue Steakhouse

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.blackandblue.ca/
  • Phone: 6046370777
  • 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: Seafood, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Steakhouse
  • 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 WinnerMost Booked
Black & Blue Steakhouse reviews from OpenTable diners
244 reviews since April 23, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4
    Service4
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
81% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (142)romantic (85)good for groups (82)hot spot (81)great for outdoor dining (79)fit for foodies (79)notable wine list (57)vibrant bar scene (52)great for lunch (51)neighborhood gem (36)late-night find (23)great for brunch (16)scenic view (11)kid-friendly (3)Show More
  • Fantastic Atmosphere
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Great food, great atmosphere! I've been wanting to try a blue steak for a while now, and tried one at Black and Blue! Amazing!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Coconut Sorbet is the best
    SillyRabbit
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Good dining experience, but ambience has changed since the last time I was there. Would have liked to sit by the windows, but I didn't specify this in my booking. Japanese wagyu was awesome, but my friend didn't like her prime rib - a bit overcooked, and she said the quality wasn't that great (and she knows her steaks). We loved the coconut sorbet. One last thing - when I booked a 6pm reservation on OpenTable, I wasn't aware that we had to leave at 8:15pm (we were told when we arrived).
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Poor
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    They didn't have record of my reservation and sat my guest somewhere else.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Another solid outing
    HomeSlice
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Seating staff could learn the basics of customer service but otherwise terrific.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great rooftop spot
    Foodiedeb
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Great kusshi oysters. Steak good, but not Peter Lugar or Morton's good. Charming and friendly staff. Fun and delicious pineapple dessert. Do sit on the roof deck if weather is good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Black+mmh mmh MMH
    blairwaldorf
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    super romantic. super cute bartenders. great for a girls night out or like friend gatherings. dress up, have fun ;)
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ok for food, meh service
    WatHelm
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    If you're having steak, you'll probably enjoy the experience, but the rest of menu was just ok. Not really filled with refinement. The service was a little lukewarm. The servers look overworked but trying to fake a smile. They did everything they were supposed to do, but with all the enthusiasm of… well, an underpaid under appreciated staff.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    our server was great, but service and food was not. needed to wait for cutlery, one meal came out first 6 mins late the remainder meals came out. beef was grey in colour. apps where tasteless.
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  • Over-rated & very disappointing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    My friends and I dined at The Roof at Black + Blue on the evening of Tuesday July 29th. We were really disappointed with our dining experience to say the least. I have been looking forward to dining at your restaurant for many years now and finally had the opportunity to do so. I can't say that one thing we ordered met our expectations or satisfied our taste. However, our server was fantastic and very friendly. I am sorry for sounding so negative, but we have been anticipating dining in your establishment for such a long time. We had high hopes, but were so very disappointed. The bill was over $400...we paid and even tipped. But we left feeling really dissatisfied.
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    EVERTHING WAS GREAT BUT WE FOUND OUR WAITRESS TO BE UNATTENTIVE...NOT USUALLY LIKE THIS BUT THIS TIME IT WAS.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding Steak
    ams4
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Hands down, the best steak in Vancouver. Lovely atmosphere, and helpful staff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service but lousy food
    serenity1631VIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Recommended to me by a local, I disregarded my usual Trip Advisor reviews thinking something might have been missed...but no. Biggest disappointment was that they were out of prime rib (I was a party of one) by 8:30 and it is the featured item on their menu. The French Onion soup was overly sweet but the stuffed Yorkshire Puddings starters were nice. The wonderful waiter almost made up for a disappointing dining experience.
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  • Worst Night Ever….
    SZCF
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Back & Blue use to be one my favorite’s hangout, this recent visit was one of the worst services I have encountered in the many times I been to this place. I have made a reservation three days prior for a special event, on the same day of the even I fiscally went to the restaurant to confirm the reservation and go over the details in person with the manager on shift. The hostess made lots of note as the event was supposed to be a surprise. What a mess this even was. And on top of that the hostess on shift that day was extremely rude and very loud to my guests, the event started to go from bad to worst. Although the surprise event was spoiled we decided to enjoy the evening, dinner was served an hour later cold.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • wonderful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    A truly amazing dinner experience from beginning to end. Looking forward to coming back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent overall
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    Service was great. Food was good. Go for the Charcuterie Platter...it was terrific!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Beautiful Rooftop Dining
    WonderingView
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    Dining at The Roof was great. Food was pretty good in quality, though slightly overpriced for what it is. Service was great. Atmosphere was great.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Over priced
    Curlsvan
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Below average service , way below average food especially for the cost. Overall a waste of money
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • yum!
    natsxox
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Celebrated my boyfriend's birthday here. Servers and staff kept coming up and wishing him a happy birthday, and even gave us a free dessert. Food was excellent! Definitely recommend any of the steaks :) The restaurant even called me the next day to ask how the service had been - amazing!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Steak restaurant
    Dave
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    I love this steak restaurant as it is brighter and livelier then Gotham's, Hys etc. The strip loin was excellent. The oysters were excellent. The creme brule wasn't for me. Maybe some people love it but I prefer the more traditional creme brule. I also tried the pomegranite cake... and also wasn't a big fan. But the main's were excellent and the ambience on the roof top patio is lively (and loud).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food was alright.
    meya
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    I was a bit disappointed with the food, especially with the rave reviews I've heard. For the amount of money your paying for a chateaubriande, I expected it to be better. Firstly, the beef was about half rare for my liking, especially when I ordered it medium. The carrots were also undercooked & a bit hard. While the green beans were overcooked & looked dry. I did like the ambience & enjoy the energetic restaurant vibe. But I comeback to restaurants for the food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The roof
    bellaa
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    I loved The roof top at Black and Blue. Service was great, everyone seems to be really energetic and fun! I recommend this place!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome patio
    carlamayVIP
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    We had a great time! Food was awesome (waygu beef is melt in your mouth) and we had good service. The waiter accidently spilled a glass of wine on a guest in our group. He brought us a dessert platter to share which was most appreciated. Definitely a great spot on a warm Vancouver evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great experience but $$$
    Deeliciouss
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Spent $87 alone on appetizer with the chilled platter and calamari + our meal came to about $230 for 2 people. But the quality was wonderful. Sweetest customer service and had crepes made table side! What a delight. Would definitely go back for a special occassion! Best steaks I've ever had! Was perfectly cooked and very diverse menu with lots of different items and steaks to choose from with a wide variety of sides to choose from. Overall, a 5/5 experience! Love it!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Appetizers were really good. The appetizers were very good; the main courses were fairly good, but not memorable. The wait for the main courses was in our experience, way too long..... Our server (Chris) was at the top of his game and was greatly appreciated.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • amazing as always
    notagain
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    went early enough where we had a choice of seats. Ambience was nice and noise level was low due to being an early dinner.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • the only place for Prime Rib!
    dkatrina604
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Must order the mac and cheese sticks with truffle sauce, and must order the prime rib!! Leah was our server- she is so cool and layed back. I recommend going a little earlier before the "pretentious crowd" shows up around ten PM or so. Enjoy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    PalmSpringsnewby
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    First time going to Black & Blue. The food was done to perfection. Our waiter Branden was great. He recommended a fabulous wine and kept us laughing. Ask for his Greek salad.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service
    Luv2eat
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    Steaks were tasty and as cooked. Waiter was great. I would recommend trying this place!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great experience!
    HardRockRegular
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    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!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Below expectations
    Justme
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    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.
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  • Hottest patio in Vancouver
    FourSeasonsIdrisVIP
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    We were so lucky to experience the upstairs patio, what an Oasis! The flames surrounding us while cool air breezed through was such a sensation. TRY ... the signature brussel sprouts, the butter cake, the Waygu beef (melts like butter) and dare to have the Macaroni Sticks with truffle! Brilliant all around!!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Celebrating with co-workers
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • great food poor service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Again
    nstaj
    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.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • reytorr
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Good ambience, good service and excellent food. The prime rib roast is to die for.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Go for wagyu steak
    Anika
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    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
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a great meal
    rockmartian
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    In Vancouver on Business and we often choose this as our steak outing. Thanks!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • First timer
    luv2dine
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • not as good as it once was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    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.....
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic