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About Hart House Restaurant

Lakeside dining with sustainable Pacific Northwest cuisine including Oceanwise seafood, game and produce from local farms.
We are a proud member of OceanWise.

Executive Chef Mike Genest characterizes his cooking style as West Coast. He loves traveling, and as a result his cooking has been influenced by cuisine from around the world.
Mike's unique combination of global influences and local sensibilities is evident on the plate.


Lunch Catch of the Day and Daily Feature.

Burnaby Business Hall of Fame Inductee 2014

6664 Deer Lake Ave
Burnaby, BC V5E 4H3
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Northwest, Modern European, Organic

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Afternoon Menu: Tuesday - Friday 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday and Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm

Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00pm
(Sunday Afternoon menu: 2:00pm - 5:00p

Cross Street:
Canada Way

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(604) 298-4278

Website:
http://www.harthouserestaurant.com/

Catering:
Please contact us for onsite private dining details. Our Sales Manager will be able to assist you in your event planning.
(604) 298 - 4278
sonja@harthouserestaurant.com

Parking Details:
Ample free parking on Private Lot.
Overflow parking at neighbouring church or Heritage Museum in designated spots.

Public Transit:
144 Metrotown or SFU on Deer Lake Avenue (25m)

123 Brentwood on Canada Way (100 m)

Bonny's Taxi services the Burnaby area:

Burnaby : 435 - 6655 or 434 - 8000 Capitol Hill : 299 - 6262
New Westminster : 526 - 1166 Coquitlam : 931 - 3333

Executive Chef:
Mike Genest

Private Party Facilities:
Beautiful Lakeside Cottage for 30 guests seated

Private Rooms for groups of 16 to 80 seated.

Seasonal Tented events and weddings for up to 250 guests seated.

Private Party Contact:
Sonja Muller: (604) 298-4278

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
See our events page:
http://harthouserestaurant.com/events












Hart House Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.2

Noise

Quiet

95% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (28)
Good for Anniversaries (22)
Good for a Date (21)
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Romantic (20)
Scenic View (19)
Quiet Conversation (19)
Good for Birthdays (16)
Creative Cuisine (15)
Worth the Drive (14)
Cozy (13)
Great for Lunch (10)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Neighborhood Gem (8)
Great for Outdoor Dining (8)
Sunday Lunch (8)
Good for Groups (7)
Afternoon Tea (6)
Casual (6)
Notable Wine List (6)
Waterfront (6)
Great for Brunch (5)
Business Meals (5)
Authentic (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Healthy (3)
Seasonal (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Fun (2)
People Watching (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Comfort Food (1)
Organic (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (Vancouver)·Dined 4 days ago

Very hit and miss on the food .......very overpriced ceasar salad. Great setting

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great experience! This place is a must try.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We wanted a nice dinner for a celebration and Hart House did not disappoint. We had the seared scallops, and lamb shanks for mains, and lemon tart and chocolate bar for dessert. All were delicious. We both were able to find a wine by the glass that we enjoyed, a red and a rose. Nice mix of local and imported wines on the list.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Cozy, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

All the servers who interacted with us were terrific. We had a lovely evening and enjoyed the food, service and ambience. Thank you so much

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Seasonal
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

The restaurant is very nice for the location, reasonably quiet to have a friendly visit with friends, good food, good service. They might want to make a deal with the day care next door to use some of their parking spots on busy days - like the Christmas season - it was fairly empty.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Very nice restaurant, definitely we will come back. Thank you!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Dinner was awesome. The service was great. The two bite soup was delicious but a small dinner salad included with our entree would have been much more appreciated. I will be coming back!

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

The food, service & ambience is great.
Will be coming back very soon!

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 19, 2017

We had a birthday brunch here, and the food was fabulous. Loved the lively, cozy atmosphere, turn of the century feel, impeccable and attentive service,and the efficiency of it all. Next time I would encourage the chef to be a bit more generous with the hollandaise sauce, it's not just for decoration.

Tags: Good for Groups, Seasonal, Afternoon Tea, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Excellent service and food in a heritage mansion. Definitely worth an evening of dining

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 14, 2017

Character restaurants like HH deserve our support! The location, history are surperb, as was the food, service and wine selection. the 2014 Emmolo Napa Merlot delicious. I can't wait to return!

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Waterfront, Local Ingredients, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 12, 2017

When the evening as a whole, is more important than any of the parts, this is your place.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 12, 2017

I count on this place when there is a special occasion.
Service, food, ambience all great every time.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 9, 2017

The service and food were very good. We’d love to go back.

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·Dined on November 2, 2017

The lamb was good --the salad unimpressive for the price --wine a little pricey for the quality I bought the 20 $ glass of french wine that was lack luster at best. Otherwise nice spot not sure that I would go again.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

our server was Luba, she was wonderful! My boss was in from Toronto and he is a character and Luba responded to him beautifully!

The food was INCREDIBLE!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 29, 2017

If HH is going to offer a Sunday Brunch, they need to consider that families are in the restaurant. This means that there are children and HH should cater a chrildren’s menu. They should always consider serving children first especially if there is some delays in the kitchen. They should not advertise bacon on the menu when all they serve is pork bellies. Music in such a fine dining restaurant should not be loud and should not mimic the Keg or Earl’s restaurants.
Coffee was always cold and not hot enough. Thank you

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

A beautiful setting by Deer Lake. The menu was excellent, the service was superb. It was quiet enough to enjoy dinner conversation and we never felt rushed. I would dine there again.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Cozy
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Hart House sits in the beautiful setting of Deer Lake Park, surrounded by forest and in view of Deer Lake. Our lunch experience was memorable for creative, tasty and generous size portions, enjoyed all the more by warm sunshine pouring in the windows near our table. Service is attentive and professional, the wine list interesting. Bottled sparkling water was poured as part of the meal, warm fresh bread offered, and a delicious chantilly cream filled mini chocolate cup to finish our meal. We ordered the roasted shaved Brussels sprout, grape and hazelnut salad and the express lunch of breaded veal panini with leek and potato soup. Beautiful and tasty touches with each entree. Hart House continues to impress, a perfect experience.

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·Dined on October 23, 2017

A lovely venue at Deer Lake. Perfect for a walk after dinner. Service is superb and the food exquisite.

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Scenic View, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Coffee, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 22, 2017

We ordered the clams and mussels and although the Hart House is not a "seafood" restaurant, they were the best clams/mussels we had ever had. The food was exquisite! The atmosphere was wonderful. On a cold rainy night, you are welcomed in the lobby by a warm fireplace.
Hart House is an outstanding restaurant!

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The waiter (Iain) was especially attentive and informative (about Scotch, among other things). The setting of the old house is warm and inviting, even on a chilly fall evening.

Tags: Casual, Authentic, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Our server was very helpful and friendly, excellent service and food

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Yummy food - lovely atmosphere. Enjoyed the evening immensely. Very cordial waiters. Reasonable prices for the exquisite food.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

We really like this restaurant. We had really good salad and soup. My entre dish of crab pasta was really good, not too creamy, and the desserts we REALLY good. They also make great cocktails.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Hart House has restored my faith in humanity! My wife and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary there and the food was too delicious to describe, the service was attentive, engaging, sincere, wonderful! We both loved our meals as well as the beauty inside and out. Thank you Hart House, we certainly won't be waiting for another 10 years before we return, maybe 10 weeks.

Tags: Casual, Scenic View, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on October 11, 2017

Service friendly and very good. Food excellent. Lovely, quiet atmosphere. A good place for conversation.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Lovely ambience looking out over park and lake. Nice linens. Good service. Limited menu, small portions, expensive. Competent food quality. Good local wine list. Prix fixe is no bargain.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 21, 2017

We were there for a 70th birthday and it was perfect for such a special day! The service was great and we really felt welcomed - even had a tour of the beautiful house!

Tags: Organic, Authentic, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

Great food, great views. We sat on patio and watched a wedding. Very friendly staff and great service, however staff had too much small talk as this happened every time they checked in with us...they were all very kind, caring and genuine, however a bit TOO friendly with too much small talk that wasn't necessary. That being said it did not ruin our experience.

Tags: People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

Good food and good service. I liked the wine pairing.

Tags: Good for a Date, Scenic View, Romantic, Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 14, 2017

Lovely food, great service and beautiful location.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 11, 2017

The cook on the muscle was perfect... plump and not shrivelled up...

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Excellent food, service and lovely atmosphere :) thank you!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on September 3, 2017

We were amazed by how lovely the place and how good the staff was. There was a wedding going in but we could see passed them on the lawn to the lake and since we were celebrating our anniversary it wasn't a problem. They had good vegetarian options and we enjoyed their set three course dinner option. We will definitely go back!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Scenic View, Romantic, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Fun
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·Dined on August 31, 2017

We took my sister to celebrate a milestone birthday. Everything was perfect...the hostess, our table and our waitress. My complaint was with my meal. It was very bland and boring. In addition it took way too long to clear dishes and ask about dessert. The restaurant did not appear to be busy so not sure why. Our waitress was very personable, took pictures for us...very good. Overall I was disappointed a day don't plan to return. Sorry...I hate giving negative feedback...but you asked.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Our only disappointment was our dinner. Portions we extremely small and the opposite can be said of the prices. Last year we went there and celebrated our anniversary and thoroughly enjoyed the food and service.
Perhaps the chef has changed because the meals ended up being a big disappointment.
Our waiter was excellent and the service provided was also very good.
However we won't be returning to the Hart House

Tags: Scenic View
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·Dined on August 25, 2017

We were generously given a gift certificate for Hart House and have now found a new favourite place. The services was friendly and helpful. The food was delicious. The whole experience was excellent and we will certainly be returning, hopefully soon.

Tags: Scenic View, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 10, 2017

Celebrating anniversaries with a group of us. Food was amazing as always. We all tried each others dishes and were impressed with every taste and texture. Service was good. The server was prompt and polite. Our only complaint would be that they were playing around with the A/C that evening and during our meal the room go very warm as it was a hot day. We spoke to the manager and he apologized, told us about the A/C and offered to move us to the patio where it was cooler. We took him up on that and we were much more comfortable outside.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Great location and very friendly service staff.

Unfortunately, the prices charged are outrageously high for what you get, which may explain why the restaurant was pretty much empty on a Saturday night.

With a fabulous location and great service staff, I hope the owners will take the time to rethink the menu and offer a much better selection of quality food at reasonable prices.

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