ARC Restaurant

4.5
884 Reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Northwest
ARC offers simply inspired, handcrafted fare in a relaxed setting. With its beautiful West Coast views, it’s the perfect place to partake of urban artisanal food created by our Executive Chef, Michael Pagnacco.

The uniquely curved space is destined to be the spot you’ll come to meet with old friends and new. Enjoy the local in-season items on the daily fresh sheet, or gather at the Chef’s Bench. The bar features local craft beers, world-class wines and cocktails mixed to perfection.

Life is complicated.
Good food shouldn’t be.

Experiences

  • ARC After Dark

    Multiple dates available

    Join us Thursday through Saturday nights in ARC for bottomless small plates and lo-fi music featuring DJ Remsta. Available Thursday to Saturday | 5pm – 9pm Bottomless Small Plates $49/person *Entire table must commit
  • Weekend Brunch

    CA$39.00 per person

    Multiple dates available

    Executive Chef Michael Pagnacco has rolled out his exciting new bottomless brunch concept. With 17 dishes and everything from funnel cake with macerated strawberries to Croque Madame to short rib poutine to sample - we suggest you wear your stretchy pants! WEEKEND BRUNCH Bottomless Tasting Plates @ $39 per person Available Saturday + Sunday | 9 am - 2 pm
  • Weekend Brunch

    CA$39.00 per person

    Jan 9 - Feb 28, 2021

    Executive Chef Michael Pagnacco has rolled out his exciting new bottomless brunch concept. With 17 dishes and everything from funnel cake with macerated strawberries to Croque Madame to short rib poutine to sample - we suggest you wear your stretchy pants! WEEKEND BRUNCH Bottomless Tasting @ $39 per person available Saturday +Sunday | 9 am - 2 pm
  • Friday Brunch

    CA$39.00 per person

    Multiple dates available

    Executive Chef Mike Pagnacco has rolled out his exciting new bottomless brunch concept. With 17 dishes and everything from funnel cake with macerated strawberries to Croque Madame to short rib poutine to sample - we suggest you wear your stretchy pants! FRIDAY BRUNCH Bottomless Tasting Plates @ $39 per person available from 11am - 2pm.

Offers

  • Collect 500 bonus points

    Sun 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Sat 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Receive points for dining rewards, KAYAK hotel savings and more.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 884 people are saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JoshG
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Frank was outstanding. He helped make an anniversary lunch special and recommended a delicious dessert (cranberry pear galette).

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was my birthday weekend however I didn’t realize that the brunch was only for fridays Saturday and Sunday only :( I know it states this on the web page however I feel like that should be posted more then just on the menu.

CE
ChristineE
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Me and my girlfriend were excited to give the brunch a try since we had heard so many good things and let me tell you this was the best experience ever and it really was all because of our server Alcina. The food was delicious and definitely worth the trip but if you have the pleasure of being served my Alcina, that in itself is worth it. She took very good care of us and made sure we tried all the must haves on the menu. It is clear that she loves her job and it truly shows. We did nothing but laugh and she was so personable (the snorts were my favourite). She truly made out day and we would go back in a heartbeat.

KK
KarlKP
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My partner and I dined at the ARC restaurant Saturday Feb 20th and it was simply one of the best overall experience we have had dining out. Everything from the greeting at the entrance, service from the staff and the exceptional food, we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

We chose the ARC after dark menu and for whoever this review may influence you will not be disappointed as it was both great value and amazing food, highly impressive. Food highlight was the steelhead dish and the pasta. We did enjoy some fantastic cocktails of which the raspberry mojito was fantastic.

We also the following day had our bottomless brunch menu and this was as equally as impressive.

Overall 10/10, we will return. Special mention to Gordon at the brunch who is one of the best servers we have experienced in Canada, top service.

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CMac
Vancouver
33 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I wish i had taken pictures but the food was gone in seconds! Better go hungry as you’ll want to try all of the tapas! Hard to pick a favourite, but the braised beef is a MUST and also the steelhead and also the seafood pasta! yum, Yum, YUM! The baked brie, the meatballs..honestly, should try at least a bit of everything. Don’t be surprised if you have to get rolled outta there...you’ve been warned!

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CleaEloise
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the Arc After Dark menu, and every dish was spectacular! Our server James went above & beyond to make my mother feel special for her birthday, and we had a fantastic time. We look forward to returning soon.

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natashah
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely loved our dinner. Can’t wait to return. Would be nice to see more dairy free items though.

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SanjS
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Our waitress was very good. I wish I remembered her name but she was absolutely lovely. I was not particularly fond of the attitude at the reception. They weren't rude but the tone just wasn't right. I understand I was late but did call to inform them and then was repeatedly told that my reservation time would be cut from 1:30 to 1:15 minutes. Now if this was actually followed, I would have said the ARC after dark experience would not be worth it because after ordering drinks and just finishing our first courses we were already 45 minutes into our seated time, which means we would be very rushed to get through our next set of ordering. Thankfully we were not asked to leave and we were able to enjoy our time and enjoy the wonderful menu. Food was good, some dishes (Arugula salad, Chicken Liver Bahn Mi, Ahi Tuna) were great with great flavours. Others fell a bit flat. Overall though good experience and worth the money if you can actually try a good majority of the menu!

MK
MacKenzieD
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience2

We really enjoyed our brunch at ARC! Some small plates were perfect for sharing and the rest were perfect for a personal portion. Lots of yummy choices.

KG
KenG
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great good and friendly attentive service. Try it.

MP
MiriamP
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed our delicious brunch and the whole experience thanks to our amazing server Alincia.
She was so awesome and you could tell that she loved her job!!

LG
LGard
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

I've been here twice now: The first time was amazing with excellent service. The second time was still nice but often found myself looking for the server and felt slightly abandoned. Still, a great experience and I would come back.

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JoshuaS
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience4

We're a younger couple and when we arrived for our reservation we felt very much as though we were taking a back seat to an older couple who lined up behind us. They seemed to get preferred service. I had indicated that we were coming for a special occasion on our reservation, but we were given a large table for 6 near the bar which was very exposed. Not the ideal way to celebrate just the two of us.

Otherwise, our server, the food, and the atmosphere of the restaurant were incredible.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff was very nice and the food was great! Nice music and ambience.

GJ
GiJoe7
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great after dark menu and service was amazing! Definitely recommend for a nice night out.

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SusanH
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Absolutely excellent all around Bar a titch slow though but worth the wait if you like cocktails!!!
Service above and beyond
Food spectacular!
I will go again for sure.
Susan

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shivanij
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall2food2service5ambience4

not as good as i expected it to be. limited options in my opinion. expensive for the options we were given. service was awesome though.

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AmyR
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and waitress. We had all you can eat brunch. Our waitress was Alcina. She made you feel so taken care of.

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WKreviews
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Food was a bit salty but overall for the price it was good. Our server Alcina was great very funny and energetic.

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MaryG
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food4service4ambience2

I highly recommend changing the plates sets as well as the teapots .they reminded me of very low-class restaurant

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Raizzel
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff and management are wonderful! Food is awesome! We had an amazing time and we will definitely come back

HB
HungryButterfly
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service! I loved the beautiful venue. We were seated by the window and enjoyed a stunning view with our delicious dinner. Will definitely come again! Thank you ARC!

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went here for our anniversary and our server took good care of us. I think our server's name was Jake. He was very knowledgeable and explained the menu. Food was very good and would definitely come back here again !

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The sever was so kind , made sure everything was perfect. Went above & beyond for me & my friend
Great experience can’t wait to go there again

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great staff and service

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Patagonia604
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Waited for hosts for several minutes and once hosts arrived we weren’t acknowledged by staff nor greeted, she just took our temperatures then showed us to our seats. Not very welcoming. $39.00 per person for all you can eat brunch is pretty steep. I feel like it was hyped up just because it’s at the fairmont. I also feel like you can get a way better breakfast elsewhere for cheaper. Our server was super nice and down to earth though. Some plates were better than others.

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Britt
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great except hostess tried to seat us at the table that another table refused after they were seated. They then moved the already seated table to our nicer table that was being cleaned for us. When we called them on it and said we wanted our original table and had the resos for 2 months they explained the other table was there first so they had to accomodate them. We said we would wait for a nicer table and they said it would cut into our 2 hour time frame. It was 1050 at the time and our reservation was for 11 so by the time a table was ready we were seated at 11 and no time was cut for us. They were a delight besides that small hiccup.

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Noela
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Darrin our server was an absolute blast to have serve us. He was polite, funny and so attentive!

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CrystalS
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing Chef Michael and James who served us! Definitely one of the most devine experiences we could ever have. Nothing was at fault and was extra special with the ambience, food a d service. Highly recommend Fairmont Waterfront and the team!

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Josh
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

My partner and I had a lovely dinner for Valentine’s Day. We really enjoyed the ‘bottomless tapas’ dinner concept. The food was delicious and we left very full! The service was spectacular!

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Singc
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food and great atmosphere! Would definitely go again.

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Restuant
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ordering the $49/person bottomless plate menu is a must. Great value and excellent tasting dishes. Plates included pasta, short rib, steelhead, arugula salad, baked brie, chocolate cheescake, and more. All were great tasting, will recommend to all my friends.

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Epicure
Vancouver
10 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Not worth the money. It’s really ordinary and not worth the price.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Bottomless brunch, SO GOOD SO WORTH THE PRICE

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foodie
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came here for all-inclusive brunch, and it did not disappoint! The service was amazing as well. Would definitely come again :)

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NicoleAlc
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went here for Valentine’s Day. I booked so far in advance and I still just barely got the last table for their weekend brunch. It was SO worth it. The food was incredible. But, even more important was the service from Darrin. I believe that’s how you spell his name. He was an incredible waiter. His knowledge about the food was perfect and he recommended the best things. He was also the friendliest most personable waiter we’ve probably ever had. He made our experience 1000000 times better on top of the already amazing food. This man deserves a raise. We’re debating specifically asking for a table the next time he’s working.

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SamanthaV
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing, unique dishes and great service! Highly recommend.

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FrancisA
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great! Our server, Jennifer was amazing! We'll be back for sure!

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VancouverFoodmans
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

The food was amazing! We would have preferred faster service in between dishes/courses but with it being Valentine's Day weekend, a busy restaurant is totally expected. The wine was great but would've preferred more beer options.

The all you can eat aspect is a great value and we would come back a lot more frequently if there were more affordable beverage options.

We'll be back but probably only for holidays or special occasions.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

My experience at Arc was good. It was fun to try all the different plates at ARC After Dark. The food was amazing! Everything we ate was delicious. The service was good but it did take a while for us to get out food and drinks.

FAQs

ARC Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (604) 691-1818.

ARC Restaurant is rated 4.5 stars by 884 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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