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About Five Sails Restaurant

Proprietors, Chef Ernst Dorfler and Gerry Sayers invite you to experience their unforgettable combination of breathtaking views of Vancouver, fresh and fabulous 4 Diamond award winning cuisine and gracious hospitality in their beautiful, private restaurant located inside the Pan Pacific Vancouver.




The Five Sails features world class dining in an unmatched setting with stunning views of the water, mountains, and Stanley Park. There is an intimate private dining room for up to 20 guests, a chic bar/lounge area with modern fireplace and the addition of cozy, elevated booths for more relaxed dining.



Proprietors, Chef Ernst Dorfler and his wife Gerry Sayers offer their hands on attention to detail with beautifully presented cuisine featuring modern classics with European influences on their seasonal a la carte menu, vegetarian menu & Chef's Tasting menu with wine pairings selected by Sommelier, Ramon Fresneda.

Located on R level Pan Pacific Hotel, 999 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 3E1
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Continental, French, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm

Last seating for dinner is @ 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Howe Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
CAN$31 to CAN$50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(604) 844-2855

Website:
http://www.fivesails.ca/

Parking Details:
Public parking is available at Canada Place and valet services are offered based on availability at the Pan Pacific Hotel entrance. Flat fees for parking apply after 6:00pm.

Public Transit:
The closest bus stop is located at the Sea Bus Terminal at the North end of Granville Street and Cordova Street.

Executive Chef:
Ernst Dorfler

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
* The Five Sails will not be participating in Dine Out Vancouver 2017. We will be open and offering our regular menu only. Thank you!

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Making spirits bright this Christmas Eve! Enjoy Chef Ernst Dorfler's 5 Course Holiday Menu @ 110.00 per guest offered exclusively on Christmas Eve with live guitar music by John Gilliat and our warm holiday ambience - all with spectacular views of Vancouver! 2 seatings of 2 1/2 hours from 5:00pm.

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

Making spirits bright this Christmas! Enjoy Chef Ernst Dorfler's 5 Course Holiday Menu @ 125. per guest exclusively on Christmas Day with live guitar music by Rossi Tsonov and our warm holiday ambience - all with our spectacular views of Vancouver!
2 seatings of 2 1/2 hours from 4:30pm.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Join us for a luxe NYE 2017 this year with Chef Ernst Dorfler's 4 Course Holiday Menu @ 110.00 per guest with optional Five Sails Caviar Experience to enhance your experience! Enjoy spectacular views, live guitar music with John Gilliat & our warm, romantic ambience. 2 seatings from 6pm - 2.5 hrs

Five Sails Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

5
4
3
2
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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

95% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (57)
Waterfront (54)
Special Occasion (51)
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Romantic (46)
Good for a Date (42)
Good for Anniversaries (42)
Quiet Conversation (30)
Creative Cuisine (28)
Good for Birthdays (26)
Fit for Foodies (22)
Business Meals (20)
Tasting Menu (19)
Local Ingredients (16)
Notable Wine List (15)
Good for Groups (13)
Cozy (12)
Worth the Drive (12)
Authentic (9)
Seasonal (9)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Fun (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Healthy (5)
Afternoon Tea (4)
Casual (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
People Watching (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Great Beer (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Organic (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Calgary)·Dined 5 days ago

A Sunday night. Quiet, comfortable, intimate. The service was fantastic, and the food was delicious.

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·Dined 6 days ago

It was an exceptional experience. Staff are very professional and friendly. Overall experience was great except the wait time was a bit long between the dishes.

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined 6 days ago

Five Sails is one of the best restaurants have had ever been to in vancouver. It's classy with amazing food and great service. I would definitely come back again.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Seasonal, Sunday Lunch, Hot Spot, Romantic, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Waterfront, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Casual, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on November 17, 2017

And best view in Vancouver. Food was cooked to perfection.

Tags: Waterfront, Healthy, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Fantastic service, wonderful view, and delicious food. A very nice, elegant, white table-cloth dining experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
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·Dined on November 7, 2017

Chef Tasting Menu
Worth every penny. We paired it with the recommended wines, superb!
I have attached the menu and wine list as well as photos of the appetizer.
Chef cared for guest shellfish allergy by providing substitutions for both shellfish items.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Waterfront, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great venue and wonderful staff, but only thing that bothered me was that we brought outside coffee and was asked to have it put in a cup. Instead I drank the rest of mine and my girlfriend didn't feel comfortable and she left hers.

Overall great food, great view of the water. Very pleasant atmosphere.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Romantic
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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We came here to celebrate my boyfriends birthday. They took special care to note allergy restrictions beforehand and ensure we were taken care of throughout the night. Coming here never disappoints and food is phenomenal paired with the scenic views.

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Overall very good first impression. Food was very execellant, and service was well done. Plus the window side views are very comfortable.

Tags: Good for a Date, Scenic View, Romantic, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

I took my husband for his birthday and we truly enjoyed ourselves. The views were breathtaking and absolutely beautiful! The food and service was superb... I would recommend anyone to try Five Sails Restaurant at least once for the “wow factor” experience.
US, California

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

The restaurant was incredible. We went for a milestone birthday and were treated like Kings. We were treated to birthday dessert on the house. The ambiance was great and the service was well-timed and both personal and professional. The food and drinks were unique with a West Coast flair - amazing. Desserts were also great. This is one of the best restaurants in Vancouver. I'd love to go back during the day to see the views in a different light! You won't be disappointed.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Disabled Access, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Fun, Business Meals, Healthy, Good for Groups, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Late-night Find, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 30, 2017

We booked our tabe at 9:00pm but we were little late due to the renovation of their escalators. We took extra 15 minites to find out the entrance. When we got there we apologized about our deley first.But the hostess was not happy. She said that they are about to close and we have to make orders immediately if we want to have seats. We decided to have seats anyway. Our server and other host are great and we were really happy about food, atmosphere and their services. But when we got home we recieved an email about that we cancelled our reservation without any notice. We’re not sure if the hostess cancelled our reservation because we’re little late (we’re there within 15 minutes though) or it’s just an systematic error, anyway we felt pretty bad. The rest of our experience was great.

Tags: Romantic, Waterfront, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

Second birthday dinner at Five Sails. It was amazing, of course. Very delicious food beyond expectation, and excellent service. Highly recommend YinYang foie gras and chocolate opera slice. Will definitely come back for other occasions to try out something new.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Excellent food and service and the outside view is a plus. Equal to French cuisine. Respects the ingredients without masking their tastes by silly extras.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great service, Great food, Great atmosphere!
Me and my girlfriend really like this place for soecial occasion!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Romantic, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 28, 2017

This place is fantastic. Best view in the city. Food is 10 out of 10 as is the service. Can’t be beat.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 25, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening. The service we received was excellent and food very good. Especially enjoyed the quiet environment which allowed for an easy conversation. The views of North Shore spectacular.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Anniversary

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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Our server was very attentive and helpful
Very delightful to have her as our server. But i was surpise to see our wagyu came with fries

Tags: Good for a Date, Scenic View
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Despite being ten minutes late, with an extra person in our party, we were accommodated very nicely. My wife was delighted by the complementary birthday cake.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Consistently the best!!

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·Dined on October 16, 2017

We wanted something special to celebrate our first wedding anniversary, we picked Five Sails off of the reviews we read. It did not disappoint. The food was exceptional, the service was professional (there really is a difference), the atmosphere was lovely, the whole experience was well worth it.
The best food and wine we have had in a very long time! Would recommend to anyone looking for a romantic setting with phenominal food, great views, and a one of a kind experience in dining.

Tags: Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Me and my friend had dinner following the opera matinee. Still light, from our table by the window we enjoyed a wonderful water view. The service was attentive and very well timed. My venison dinner was delicious. Will definitely be back!

Tags: Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Pre/post Theatre, Scenic View
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Outstanding food and service. We discovered 1 hour before our expected reservation that we had reserved on the wrong day. Gerry was very accommodating when I called to make a change. We had the 5 course tasting menu with the wine pairings. Everything was well balanced and the wine selections just right. We had a table right by the window which added to the experience. We’ve been fortunate enough to eat at some of the best places around the world and this reminded us of some of those wonderful experiences.

Tags: Romantic, Waterfront, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Scenic View
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·Dined on October 11, 2017

We satisfied with food patet of foigrat is excellent, but service level is not so good

Tags: Comfort Food, Special Occasion
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 9, 2017

The Chef's choice menu is totally not worth its $58 price tag. Consider it carefully when it is your first visit.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Wonderful way to celebrate my birthday! Attentive but discrete and wonderful food!

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Views , service and food are all top notch! We enjoyed a drink before dinner at the bar wth Orin. You can't go wrong at Five Sails!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Waterfront
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 4, 2017

View from a table at the window at sunset was spectacular. Service was friendly, and adequate, but hardly attentive at a 4 or 5 star level. The featured desert requires 35 minutes but we were not told about it until it was time to order desert...a missed opportunity for us and them. No specials were described to us, although an adjacent table with a different waiter did have a conversation. I had to refill my own wine glass 3 Times and, I was presented with the wrong check at the end.

The food was flawless, a cold appetizer of scallop ceviche , crab stuffed avocado, etc. was superb. Halibut and sea bass main dishes were beyond reproach, good food well presented. The ability to order a half liter of wine from a nice, if limited, selection was very much appreciated.

A nice, if pricey, experience. With a little more attentive service it would be worth the price.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Truly a wonderful evening. Great menu and an absolutely amazing view. Truly memorable. The service was excellent.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 3, 2017

great choice for birthday

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great place. Limited choices. Great server.

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·Dined on September 29, 2017

One of the best dining experiences I've ever had! I booked Five Sails for my mom's bday dinner and can't be happier. From when we arrived at the restaurant to the time we left, everybody made my mom (and all of us) feel very special. Everyone greeted my mom a happy birthday. They were very attentive and warm towards us. The food is excellent, the service top-notch, this is one of the rare times I feel the restaurant should have charged me more. We were just blown away! Thank you Five Sails!

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Portland)·Dined on September 24, 2017

One of the most memorable dining experiences we've had anywhere in the world. It is unusual to find extraordinary views exceeded by the quality of the fare and attentiveness of the staff. It is expensive and darned well worth it!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Beautiful restaurant with a view and excellent food.

Tags: Waterfront, Authentic, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation
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 (Naples)·Dined on September 20, 2017

My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful meal, with a great view and very good service. There was absolutely nothing wrong with the experience.The only reason I did not give it a higher rating is that it is up against tough competition in Vancouver. The other two nights we ate at Le Crocodile and Blue Water Café both of which just hit it out of the park.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Quiet Conversation, Scenic View
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·Dined on September 19, 2017

Absolutely phenomenal from start to finish......arrive at 5:30 opening if you wish a window table. Recommend the full tasting menu along with the wine tasting menu - every aspect was perfect. Impeccable service.....each course was almost too beautiful to eat - but we did!!!
A perfect evening.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 16, 2017

I booked on OpenTable and made a special request (a window table because both my wife and I were celebrating our birthdays). We arrived and they acknowledged our birthday and accommodated our request with a beautiful view. My wife has chosen a gluten free lifestyle (I know I know) and the restaurant was respectful, and completely on top of it. No issues (they even customized the tuna tar tar for her). The menu is actually very GF friendly FYI. This was our 3rd time there and we will keep coming. Food was amazing and very reasonably priced for a fine dining experience.

Tags: Cozy, Disabled Access, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Good for a Date
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 15, 2017

My wife & I had dinner at Five Sails on a visit to Vancouver in mid September. The food and service were very good. The view is awesome!

Tags: Waterfront, Romantic, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 12, 2017

Surprise ruined! It was for a special birthday dinner and I preordered a dessert with a customized message. After our meal, I expected them to get us the dessert I preordered, but instead, they gave us dessert menu to order. When I asked about the preordered dessert, they didn't know about it, then came back later and said they got it. When the dessert did come, it was a poorly written message on a piece of chocolate, put in front of tiny slice of cake on a tiny plate, instead of the actual dessert I preordered!

Tags: Romantic
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