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About Boathouse White Rock

We are proud to present an extensive selection of great recipes, wines, and unique cocktails to provide you with an amazing west coast dining experience. Join us in our relaxed, casual atmosphere.

14935 Marine Drive
White Rock, BC V4B 1C3
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday 11:30am-10:00pm
Friday 11:30am-11:00pm
Saturday 10:00am-11:00pm
Sunday 10:00am-9:30pm

Cross Street:
Vidal

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(604) 536-7320

Website:
http://www.boathouserestaurants.ca/

Executive Chef:
Brent Fisher

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Bring your sweetheart to Boathouse this Valentines day and try our exclusive Valentine's Menu! Regular menu will not be available.

Boathouse White Rock Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.1

service

4.2

ambience

4.2

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

84% would recommend it to a friend

Waterfront (23)
Special Occasion (18)
Scenic View (16)
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Good for Anniversaries (16)
Romantic (12)
Good for a Date (12)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Great for Lunch (9)
Cozy (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Casual (6)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Notable Wine List (6)
Business Meals (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Fun (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
People Watching (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Authentic (2)
Bar Seating (2)
Great for Brunch (2)
Healthy (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Seasonal (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Great Beer (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined 2 days ago

This boathouse has exceptional food however this time I ordered the shrimp and lobster ravioli without tomatoes and came with the tomato dressing. The restaurant was very gracious in taking back my dinner. The replaces it with a very thick white sauce which overpowered the pasta. I have made this request before and received a very tasty light sauce that complimented the pasta. The manager did come over and offer me a free hors d'œuvre in way of compensation. I would not hesitate to go to this restaurant again.

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·Dined 2 days ago

The restaurant was absolutely freezing. All 5 of us ate dinner with our jackets on.
Everything else was great!

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·Dined 3 days ago

Overall food was ok. My husband had the cod and chips but they were just average. I had the steak with crab Oscar topping. The service started out great and our first appetizer and French fries for our son came very quickly but then the service slowed down drastically as the night proceeded. Was told our meal took so long because I asked for the steak to be cooked well done since I’m 7 months pregnant. The steak came out medium well without the crab topping. The waitress said she thought I ordered the steak off the $30 dine out Vancouver menu and not the steak off the $40 menu. The steaks were different cuts and when I asked about my steak because it came without the crab topping she got me the topping on the side but didn’t replace the steak with the right cut. And then she billed me for the steak on the $40 menu. She also tried to bill us for 2 seafood chowders when we only ordered one. After our dinner dishes were cleared we were given cutlery for our dessert and then we waited 15 minutes for our desserts to come out. My husband asked if the dessert was hand made to order the waitress quickly responded that the kitchen was backed up (it was 9pm and the restaurant was already half empty). We won’t be returning to the dining room anytime soon. Maybe in the summer we will visit the roof top patio for drinks and appies but that’s about all.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined 3 days ago

Was very frustrated that the restaurant didn't actually have our reservation despite 3 confirmation emails from OpenTable.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Waterfront
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·Dined 3 days ago

Only complaint would be that the entree was brought out immediately after the appetizer. Felt rushed.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Vancouver)·Dined 3 days ago

Everything was excellent. The service, the food. Everything.
Thank you.

Tags: Casual, Fun, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Vancouver)·Dined 6 days ago

Boathouse is our go-to when it comes to special occasions. And it's always a wonderful experience everytime!

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Afternoon Coffee, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on January 16, 2018

We had a great time.The food was very good and the wine excellent! The birthday girl was extremely happy.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on January 15, 2018

We went to celebrate my birthday with our Landry’s card. View over Semiahmoo Bay was fantastic to go with the great service and very good food. A very enjoyable day.

Tags: People Watching, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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·Dined on January 13, 2018

The view is beautiful, the waitress was wonderful! Waited 15 minutes for my 3:30 Reservation and the food was a little disappointing in portion sizes 😕

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on January 2, 2018

We've been coming to the Boathouse in White Rock for New Years day dinner for the past 3 years. I can honestly say I will not be back for our yearly dinner. Service was in the slow side. Ahi Tuna poke was all right a bit fishy, my daughter ordered the salmon and the first time it came out it was dry and the second time raw - by this time everyone had eaten and she didn't bother to get it redone for the third time. I ordered the halibut that is probably the most expensive item on the menu and it was dry. I was so looking forward to a good peice of fish but was very disappointed. I ask for extra vegetables and the carrots came out rock hard. Hardly worth 40 bucks. I could have cooked something better myself. I NEVER write reviews and probably would not have unless the survey came up on my email. It was not worth the money at all. Our bill was roughly 350 - 400 and that was after my daughter's meal was taken off. It's unfortunate that I've had this experience as it has tarnished my opinion of the Boathouse. It will not be on my too list of places to dine at.

Thanks for reading

Kim

Tags: Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Waterfront
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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on January 1, 2018

New Years Day tradition

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Came here for New Year's Eve dinner and the set menu was amazing. There were lots of options and they were very accommodating of my garlic allergy. Definitely a must if you're looking for a fancier meal!

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Overall the quality was 10/10! Great place to dine with my wife. Service was great but felt a little pushed. Would highly recommend the restaurant.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

My December 31 dinner at 6:30pm was to thank my sister for looking after me following surgery. It was also New Year’s Eve
Our table for two was in the second layer of the dining room. There was a large group on the lower level over the wall from us.
The noise from this large group was horrendous, we could hardly hear ourselves speak. Other guests had to have the same experience as us. Groups are generally more loud than 2 or 4 guests at a table. They should have been assigned a specific area causing the least amount of annoyance to other guests.

Yes it’s New Year’s Eve and people go out for dinner so the restaurant needs to accommodate that fact. I had to ask for bread and some cultury.
The menu was pre set and the lobster legs were obviously sitting and had softened. I could have used scissors instead of crushers to extract the meat.

Not the best dining experience. It’s some time since I dined at the Boathouse and I’m afraid it will be even longer before I will be back.
I would have received better service and value for money up the street in any restaurant.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on December 27, 2017

Very good. Will be back again.

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·Dined on December 25, 2017

I brought my family including a daughter who lives in London England and is worldly. She left raving about the food, service and atmosphere. Our group thought likewise and had the excellent service from the moment we entered the door until we left. Our food (various types of fish etc.) was of the highest quality. We will all return with such great service and food.

Tags: Authentic, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Healthy, Quick Bite, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Late-night Find, Great for Outdoor Dining, Pre/post Theatre, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Good for a Date, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Casual, Great Beer, Afternoon Coffee, Happy Hour, Disabled Access, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Romantic, Local Ingredients
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We came for a nice Christmas Eve dinner. We felt very rushed! We had three courses and were out by six. We asked for dessert not to come right after main course and it did. I did not complain as it was Christmas Eve but I will not rush back to the Boathouse!

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Overall as what we had expected, good view, service and enjoyment.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 17, 2017

our server looked and acted like she had not slept in days , never refilled bread and was quick you get us out so we tipped accordingly . we eat here at least three times a year for birthdays and drop in on our walks and never have issues but that night was not the usual .

Tags: Scenic View, Special Occasion, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 5, 2017

This restaurant was a great choice for my husband's birthday dinner. There was something on the menu for everyone. The view was beautiful with the lit trees and pier off Marine. A train went by and that was a hit with the grandsons. The service was also wonderful. We will definitely dine here again.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 4, 2017

Not to impressed with the crab as there wasn’t much in the shell and our steaks were tuff too expensive for what we received I have been going to the Boat house for years to celebrate my birthday but have no plans on going back in the near future

Tags: Waterfront
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·Dined on November 24, 2017

Food and service was excellent. View would be beautiful but it was dark when we were there and we weren’t seated at the window. We were there for our anniversary.

Tags: Waterfront, Comfort Food, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Scenic View
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 21, 2017

We enjoyed our meal very much. Excellent food and service.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Had lobster, was cooked quite well. Roasted veggies were unevenly cooked, potatoes were a bit cool.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Scenic View
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Food was cooked perfectly. Came home still enjoying the flavours.

Tags: Scenic View
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·Dined on November 8, 2017

have been to the boathouse before but not in about 6 or 7 years as white rock beach is a gongshow in the summer. this time went for anniversary in November. parked right out front of the restaurant. food was great, service was great. no complaints. even better....IT WAS LOBSTER FEST!

Tags: Comfort Food, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Good for a Date
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 8, 2017

The food was average but the service was extremely poor. The restaurant wasn't overly busy but we were virtually ignored. Took quite a while for our order to be taken and the server never checked back after bringing our meals. I had said I would drink water for dinner but had to request a second glass of water. A dessert menu was dropped off at the table but the server never returned to take our order. We finally gave up and finally flagged somebody down to request our bill.

Tags: Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

the place is impressive and very conducive for small private occasions. it is also well organized and the staff are very professional. i will highly recommend this restaurant to my family and friends who are looking for a dining experience with a touch of class.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Expensive meal, none of us four friends were satisfied with the quality and flavours.

My salad was not bad, but didn't have any exciting or unique flavours, something I could have made at home. My friends did not enjoy the calamari. The coconut cod was also much more soupy than expected, and the flavours were not well balanced. The coconut taste could barely come through.

Our server was helpful and pleasant. The steaming bread basket before the meal was appreciated. Decor was comfortable and classy.

One thing that wowed me: the proximity to a beautiful beach and sunset view was amazing.

I did not realize parking in White Rock would get so expensive (3.00 per hour until November, when the parking price drops in half).Also, the ride down to the Boathouse was tough in my little Honda, the streets very, very steep.

Tags: Waterfront
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

The atmosphere was friendly and welcoming. Thank you.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Mussels and soup delicious, all though my partners fish was over cooked. Not good enough for a fish restraunt.

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Food was mediocre. 4 out of the 5 dinners were over cooked. Decor is tired. Needs a good cleaning and coat of paint.

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 18, 2017

We enjoyed a lovely dinner served by a very gracious waiter. Had fun w/ the staff. Celebrated mom's 93rd birthday. The only difficulty was the bathroom. Staff unaware that the handicapped washroom was located on a different floor from the main dining room. Mom had a very hard time using a regular stall with her wheelchair. So a little bit of education to staff would be very helpful. I was able to use the handicapped washroom with my wheelchair, after dinner, as we exited the building .

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Casual, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Waterfront, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

We enjoyed the ambience the service was great! Food was good but was there in the past and quality was better. Overall was a good experience .Thank you

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 15, 2017

I recommend the ahi tuna. It was prepared perfectly and absolutly delicious. The staff was pleasant and there when you needed them

Tags: Waterfront, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Food was outstanding. I had the lobster paella and it was likely the best I have ever had. Service was outstanding. A bit on the pricy side: $17 for one crab cake which was the least flavorful dish. Will definitely return however and recommend to a friend.

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Seasonal
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Boathouse White Rock is our favorite, for location and atmosphere and the staff are always eager to have our dining experience memorable.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Scenic View
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 25, 2017

As usual a great evening. My wife too me for my birthday. I had a delicious bouillabaisse and my beautiful wife had a steak. A wonderful evenin.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Romantic, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 25, 2017

We love it there! We try to go as often as possible.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Comfort Food, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Disabled Access, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Good for Groups, Cozy
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