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Horizons Restaurant
Horizons Restaurant

Horizons Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.horizonsrestaurant.com
  • Phone: (604) 299-1155
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm; Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 2:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, International, Northwest
  • Executive Chef: John Garrett
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Burnaby Mountain Parkway
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Free parking is available in a large parking lot adjacent to the restaurant all year round.
A word from Horizons Restaurant
A window-wrapped dining room offers a commanding view of the surrounding park-like setting; Burnaby and Vancouver below, as well as views of Burrard Inlet and Indian Arm. A popular tourist attraction - Horizons is best known for its fantastic menu, spectacular views and its comfortable, cozy accents.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
Diner Reviews
  • "It was our 34th Wedding Anniversary and we went for lunch. Very pleasant. It was a beautiful day which amplified the magnificence of the location. The waitress was excellent. The food was good, the portions a little small maybe! Enough for me but for a big person maybe not. Overall an excellent lunch experience. I would definately recommend it to friends."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Our server was very professional & helpful. The food was quite good & our salad was really exceptional. We often come here for special occasions & to entertain out of town guests. They always like the experience & so we continue do do this. The surrounding pak is also a nice part of the visit."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Immediately on arriving our waiter was very attentive to our table. Food was beautifully prepared, delicious. Charging for table buns should be eliminated.Menu could have a couple of less attractive items for folks who are not so high end. Say simple pasta or even a burger??we had the dessert sampler it was amazing."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "We had a wonderful experience at Horizons! Loved everything. The food was fabulous, service was good, view spectacular! Thank you.luv"
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "I choose this place for its menu, good view and location which is easily approachable from all sides of greater Vancouver. I sensed the low energy in front of the house. None of the staffs smiles or greets the customers. I felt like I'm not welcomed even though I had a reservation. We were seated in table for more than 10 minutes and none of the staff attended us. I saw servers moving around looking at us and ignoring us completely. I left my table to alert the management to send someone to my table. 5 STAR - FOOD. RICH IN FLAVOR. COOKED TO PERFECTION. I recommend this place for its excellent food."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Great view on a clear evening. Mountains, water and sunset. I had the steak and it was alright, not outstanding."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "It's a great spot with a wonderful view. Staff where excellent, accommodating and helpful."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Had a very good dinner here and the views are stunning. Service was prompt and the prices reasonable. Would recommend."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We have not been to Horizons for over six years and though we would see if things improved! THe food prpearation was poorly prepared! Everything was overcooked. We won't be returning again unless a professionally run firm has the establishment! The decor was out dated and sterile!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Food was good, service freindly. Meal came out quickly and was hot. Seafood chowder was very good. Rockfish also very Good. Only negative note - We had Requested a windon seat on reservation. When we arrived even though window seats were avalaible we were ushered strait to table at center of restaurant. Only when we noted we had requested window seat, did the server take note of our request and then took us to window seat."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "They charge for bread that we didn't even order. The noise level is really high.. The view isn't that great. Take a walk on Burnaby mountain then go somewhere else for a nice meal; Horizons isn't worth the high price."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "overall the restaurant was great, i loved the food and the view."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "We had pleasant time, food was good and the visitors enjoyed themselves."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Great view. We usually bring out of town visitors. Service has been better other times. The lady seemed to be always in a hurry. Our drinks were ordered in 2 stages. We ordered wine and before we could order some beers she was gone. We also had to stop her from leaving as we wanted to ask questions regarding the menu. Both drinks and food took a while to get to us. It seemed strange as it was not very busy Monday evening after 7:15."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Two of us went to Sunday brunch & ordered omelette buffet. Omelette was great & all baked goods are excellent but service wasn't impressed. Took too long to get a bill & the server didn't come to check if we were doing ok. We had to wait for a long time each time we needed to ask something."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "I took my 12 year old daughter on a date. I picked Horizons for the food and service, but mainly the location. Greeted well and seated a little early. Head waiter was very good even brought us a special drink to celebrate, completely intuitively. Their needs to be more communication between bussers, food runners and the head waiter. I had to eat my dinner with the knife I used for butter as we didn't get one. My daughter inadvertently used the wrong fork for the appie. The knife and fork were taken, but nothing replaced. Entrees were brought whilst my daughter was in the bathroom and left. She ate with a salad fork. Cafe/tea refills late and had to ask multiple people. Overall food was good, service was good with room to improve."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Once they sat us down, we waited 20+ mins before flagging the only person that we've seen in our area, a bus boy, to tell him we haven't even been served water. Our server came shortly after, apologized, but never saw her again as they sent a different server to serve us after. He was apologetic, but seemed rushed. When our carpaccio came, the person delivering it just dropped the plate on the table & made a big sound. When my Smoke Sablefish came, the broth had made it's way on to the rim & almost spilled so I had to wipe the plate again. After dinner, they gave us some Italian sparkling wine but it was too sweet to drink. The bill came with a $22 discount for a future visit, which seemed insincere, as we won't be coming back."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "It was my wife's 50th birthday and I asked the restaurant to organise a cake. Instead I get told that they don't do this stuff and that I would have to choose deserts off the menu or pay $2 per head if I brought the cake from outside. I thought this was such a poor experience. What would it have cost the restaurant to ask: what type of cake, what budget and then get it organised? My bill came to $800. I could have afforded another $50 for the cake . The pursuit of " wow". It what differentiates one restaurant from another."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Dined at Horizon's for my 2nd wedding anniversary with my wife and baby son. Food was good. Service was good. Always a favourite with my family and myself."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "I went to Horizons for Fathers Day. It wasn't too crowded which was absolutely perfect and, lucky for us, the rain had cleared up enough to see the fabulous view off Burnaby Mountain. My curry tofu was creamy and done to perfection. My dad enjoyed his ribs and my mum thought the chicken was great. Food was overall incredible. The only sore point was that we waited 40 minutes for our meals and, although the staff was very nice, they weren't very attentive to us despite the fact that they didn't seem busy. My drink wasn't refilled and we kept needing to flag the server down. Besides that, I'd like to see more vegetarian options too. The curry was great and I suppose I'll have the gnocchi at my next visit but I'll be out of options after that."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Lunch with my father for Fathers Day...food and service were very good...nothing fancy but everything tasted good...even though it was a cloudy/rainy day; the view and ambiance were wonderful...it had been a while since either of us eaten here...it seems a bit forgotten up on the hill...it is a nice little gem."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We were celebrating a special occasion and we had a lovely lunch."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Food was average. Great place and services. Been there many times for dinner food was great. Another disappointment for lunch."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Start to finish the experience was poor - the table was not big enough to accommodate our group, we were charged (without notice) for the bread "basket" which amounted to 4 somewhat stale, tasteless rolls, the food order took 50 minutes to arrive and when it was received, the salmon was dry and tasteless and the steak was "ok". Overall a very disappointing experience. We've been coming to this restaurant for 20 years (one or twice a year) and things have noticeably declined. We won't be going back."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "View is great but that's about it. Food is average, service worst. Way overpriced for what it offers. Will not come back again."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "Horizons is a great place to enjoy the scenic views and spend time with family & friends while having a great meal."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "The evening was great. From the greeting at the door to the final bill. We were always treated like royalty. The food was tasty, and utensils were clean. The one downfall of this place is that the window seats are air conditioned too much. My female partner was in a sweater all night. She got so cold that we had to move one table closer to the middle of the room, and she still kept her sweater on. Very romantic location, and great atmosphere. "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Not only that, but the food was exquisite! I took guests from out of town to Horizons and we all thoroughly enjoyed our meals and the fabulous views from this great space. Our waiter was fun and engaging too, which makes for an even better time."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "We come mainly for seafood and the view but the rest of the menu is very tasty as well. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Recommended for its fine food, nice view and friendly service."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "great service, excellent food! our 12 and 10 year old daughters loved it. The salmon was cooked to perfection!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We enjoy the food at Horizons. We also enjoy being able to hear our table mates. We had a wonderful celebration with good friends because at Horizons they serve good food and you can have a comfortable conversation."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Food is good. Healthy and delicious. The price is affordable. "
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Luke warm poor, poor service will not return. I have nothing else to say it was a terrible dining experience on a special birthday"
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "We had another great dinner here capped off by a wonderful view of the city and the setting sun."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "the restaurant is located in a picturesque setting, however, depending on where you sit, you may or may not get a great view of the city and mountains. good food. was full after appy's, main, and desert. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Food, service, view all great. My visitors loved it and so did I."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "The food was ok service was a little disorganized. The halibut was a little dry but ok. For the price, it should be better than ok.fud"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "In our view, you have a disproportionately large choice of BC wines and a very poor selection of wines from other regions. In our experience, you've got the percentages reversed from what world markets would suggest. Our server was very cheerful and friendly, and was knowledgeable about the menu. He was attentive to our every need; drinks were delivered promptly, appetizers and meals were served correctly and in good time. He also had good dessert suggestions."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "We requested a table by the window and we got that! We were celebrating our 20th Anniversary and when I booked I put that down. I thought that they might make mention of it or give a special something but no one mentioned anything to us. The food is excellent but our bill came out to slightly over $100 for two of us. For that price, I would think they would include bread for free as most restaurants do. They charged $2 for 4 buns! I recommend the Smoked Sablefish and the Halibut on the fresh she was excellent too! Our server was gracious and knowledgeable. Not something you can do everyday but nice for a special occasion once a year! "
    Dined on 5/21/2014