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COAST Restaurant
COAST Restaurant

COAST Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.coastrestaurant.ca
  • Phone: (604) 685-5010
  • Hours of Operation: Mon - Thurs: 11:30am - 1:00am
    Fri: 11:30am - 2:00am
    Sat: 4:30pm - 2:00am
    Sun: 4:30pm - 1:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Sushi, Northwest
  • Executive Chef: Pedro Gonzalez
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: The Glowbal Catering Group is here to help you with your function large or small. Call for details and any inquiries.
  • 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.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Alberni Street between Thurlow and Burrard
  • Public Transit: 5 minutes away from Burrard Street Sky Train Station
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking available Thur - Sat from 6:00pm.
    Most evenings earlier in the week offer plenty of metered street parking.
A word from COAST Restaurant
COAST showcases the best quality seafood served with classic style. Fresh oysters along with signature dishes like Dungeness crab cakes, seafood platters, chowders and sushi. Landlubbers may select juicy cuts of Triple A Canadian Prime beef. Wine list features 100 wines under $100, stocked full of gems. Adjacent O Lounge features an intimate split-level room seating 70, with plush, tangerine mid-rise sofas and sultry back-lit columns Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
Diner Reviews
  • "Always love the shrimp wrap lunch box and enjoying lunch with a friend or two on the patio anytime of year, but especially in the summer!"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "SPent our anniversary in Vancouver and had a fabulous dinner at Coast. The appies and meal were amazing and everything was extremely fresh. Our server recommended a delicious wine with our meal and we would highly recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Nothing better than TGIF happy hour with the girls! Service was prompt, drinks were flowing and appies were awesome as usual - the crab cakes are delicious!"
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "We went there for half off appetizers and it was great. The food came quickly and it was delicious. The caesar salad was slightly over dressed though but I did not mind at all. The clam chowder was perfect and the service was great."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "unbeatable for seafood. It was very very busy the night we were there and we had ordered a range of raw oysters to sample so that took a bit of time, but the manager came and gave us a second drink, unasked! Bartender Nathan was wonderful and so creative! we had fresh halibut and wonderful desserts… a memorable dinner."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Yesterday I celebrated my on year anniversary with my girlfriend. I have heard many great reviews from my friends and I wanted to try it out. The seafood was very fresh and you can tell the quality by the taste and texture. We arrived during happy hour which was also a plus! (50% off appies on Wednesdays I believe) Would highly recommend, you'll see us again I'm sure of it."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Excellent food, wonderful service and great ambience"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Absolutely amazing restaurant, food always delicious and service was outstanding!!!! Thank you."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "We spent our third consecutive anniversary here and they treated us like we were incredibly important. The staff were kind and prompt and helpful and that, combined with the excellent meals provided for us, made us confident in our decision to return for this anniversary, and more than likely the next one. We felt very special once again and the way they took a couple extra seconds out of their incredibly busy evening to check up on us, wish us a happy anniversary, and to even give us the same table each year, was above and beyond service, and we appreciated it very much. Looking forward to returning."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We always enjoy coming to COAST. One note - - With the bar being in the front of the restaurant, I understand wanting some music - however, there are guests dining there as well - just up the step. If the music could be quieter in that area - it would be better. We've visited COAST each time we've visited Vancouver. We really enjoy the fried broccoli - it's sooooo tasty. I will continue to come back!!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Our recent visit was to celebrate my brother-in-law's bday, a fact we mentioned when making the reservation. We received a great table on the upper level w/ a view of the entire restaurant. Our waiter (Matt) was amazing. He was attentive but gave us privacy too. The Manager stopped by a few times to ensure everything was good and shared a few laughs. We were a party of 4 and opted for 1 cold platter for 2 and 1 hot platter for 2. Both were great - I though the cold was the best! Coast never disappoints. I'll return time & time again."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Service was outstanding, the food was to die for. It was in my mind, a little overpriced. However when you are located in the downtown core the rental rates can be way up there. The noise level was at a point that showed everyone was enjoying themselves. Definitely a place for the younger set. I myself am on the "flip side" and as such enjoy a quieter experience. All in all a worthy place to eat."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "It was a great recommendation from my friend. Great setting I liked the patio a lot, great service and the food was delicious. The downside was they don't serve BC prawns. I had a guest from out of town and she really wanted to try the prawns here finding out you get them from Asia. Otherwise it was a great memorable experience."
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "Really disappointing experience overall. Our waitress was rude from the outset and when asked about the menu said 'well we are out of crab and lobster' and in a fish restaurant at 2000 on a Sunday this seemed ridiculous. My parents were over from the uk and this was their first experience of a Canadian restaurant....unfortunately it wasn't a great one"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "We have been to Coast many times and when we have special friends coming to visit, we love to take them to Coast. The food is excellent and the service is top notch."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We had an amazing dinner -- each dish, better than the last. The service was wonderful. We will definitely come back."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "My husband & I celebrated our anniversary at Coast on Saturday night and they made the evening very special. We arrived a little early and they gave us a choice of inside or on the patio. We chose the patio as it was less noisy so easier conversation. Our waitress was very busy when we arrived but was attentive and friendly and quickly got drinks to our table. The chef sent an amuse bouche which was outstanding. Our waitress made mention that we were celebrating a special occasion, Dinner was great, not rushed and following dinner the chef sent a special dessert plate specially done for our anniversary. I had been to Coast before entertaining clients but this was my husband's first visit. He loved it, we'll definitely be back."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I had the grilled ling cod. It was so fresh and tasted fantastic. My wife had the Classic mussel dish they were done to perfection. This resturant is reasonably priced. I would recommend it to anyone that enjoys seafood dining."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Three fo us went to Coast for Dinner and it's friday, we wanted a seafood. The place was packed, it.s good I reserve it. The food was excellent, we were able to be there before the happy hour expire and ordred 12 oysters and calamari. It was so good. I ordered surf and turf, it was so good but seems expensive for 80 dollors but you are in nice place. I will definitely comeback. By the way, our waitress was very attentive to us, I forgot her name, sorry."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "It was our last night in Vancouver, and we had pre booked to go to Coast , from the UK, as we had seen it on TV in the UK, and it looked amazing. The place was full, and we were offered a table outside, but we wanted to wait to be seated upstairs. We sat at the bar and had a drink. Everyone was very friendly. We did have to wait a long time for our table , but we did eventually get the table we wanted. We had to wait a long time for our food . I ordered LOBSTER, which came out totally stone cold, and Graham was brought the wrong meal. The manager,,,ROBERT KLAUS, was absolutely brilliant, and he did everything he could to make up for the bad food. He did give us a complementary pudding, which was lovely."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "This is my first time to this restaurant. I had a great experience. The server was great. The food was creative. The ambience was good. very memorable."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Everything we order was of the highest quality, seafood was fresh and dishes were simply perfect"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Went here for father's day and I wasn't too impressed. The food was good for the value but the service was really slow. It took one hour between appetizer and entrées, and another 45 minutes between entrées and dessert. That was pretty off-putting."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "The food was lovely and the service was good. What more could you ask for! I took a customer for a business lunch and it was a perfect pick."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "The highlights of this restaurant: the oysters and the bartenders. If possible, sit at the bar. The charismatic mixologists will chat, recommend and even create personalized cocktails for you. Order a mix of fresh oysters and sample away! My second time, table service on the patio, the service was good but not great (not as amazing as at the bar). The Dungeness crab was sold out and the snow crab fell apart and was cold so it was a struggle to get out and eat. But nonetheless, I will be back to this place for sure! For the oysters, the cocktails, and those bartenders."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "I went to Coast on Father's Day with my family. The food was fair but the service wasn't as well, taking into accounting that this is an expensive restaurant. I had the grilled sable fish and it was delicious. My sister had the halibut and it was pretty good too! However, I find the sides not to meet my expectations because it was minimal and doesn't look as great as the description. The server also barely came to our table and all of our food including raw oysters came 30minutes after we ordered. I believe they should improve their speed.... and especially raw oysters. it's not something that you need to cook.... why did it take so long?"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Sadly my halibut was overcooked and dry. I did not complain because i was entertaining clients and it was not appropriate to do so."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "We've come here often and usually it's been fantastic. A busy Friday night and I assume short staffed made for a less than favourable experience. Our entrees took an hour to be served and appeared to have been left sitting for awhile in the kitchen as they were luke warm. The manager or waiter though new there were issues without us complaining and delivered a platter of small pastries for dessert, on the house. Nice move. It left our party of 4 in a positive mood and willing to give Coast another chance at wowing us."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Must try the coconut banana butter cake. It was fantastic."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "I sat at the bar for an early dinner. Dalen, one of the bartenders, had a great local wine recommendation to pair with the halibut. The selection of oysters is amazing. Great place!"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "First time at Coast..recommended by a friend. Loved the food. Quite noisy, esp the music level...made it hard to hold conversation at our table. Service staff very good. Would come again....when back in Vanc from our home in Toronto."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "The bartenders were outstanding! We had drinks before dinner with the bartender letting us sample other whiskeys and fresh oysters. The meal was also very good. "
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Had a wonderful time, service, food, and atmosphere was unbelievable. Thanks. Would highly refer coast to friends and family"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "I've been twice and had the seafood towers. A wide range of fresh seafood perfectly prepared. Patio has propane heaters for cool Vancouver evenings and it was a nice setting. Second time we were inside and it is much more boisterous. Quite loud with a large crowd and fairly loud music for a dinner setting. Our party was thrilled with their meal choices. "
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "Such an amazing place to be on a sunny day in Vancouver! The food and wine were delicious!"
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "Excellent food/service; a tad noisey and get more manageable menus - given teh tight space those huge board-type menus are a bit of a pain!"
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "This place was highly recommended to my wife and I. It was good, not great. The food was good, service as okay, but we had two concerns. One was noise. I struggled to hear my wife who 2 ft across the table from me. Second, we felt like there was a rush to get us in and out and turn our table as opposed to enjoying our experience. Our entire experience there was less than 45 minutes; a little too short for a $50+ dining experience at dinner. "
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "We had a wonderful Dinner, the staff were on op of everything and made Us feel special. The fod was so wonderful too. Thanks"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "This is certainly a bar type sort of place but offers great food. They have a good selection of oysters along with other seafood. The food is good. Service i would give it a pass. Waited too long each for the server to come over. Not a good place to chat as the music is turn up real loud. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Asked for a martini with blue cheese stuffed olives and they said they didn't have them but wait and see what they could do. Waiter went next door and got some blue cheese and stuffed the olives for me. Tha's going the extra mile in service."
    Dined on 5/22/2014