Cardero's Restaurant

4.7
972 Reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Canadian
Cardero's features great fresh fish in a fun and cozy harbor setting. One of the main draws of coming to a restaurant like this is the opportunity for guests to sit and watch the boats come in and out of the harbor as they dine. In fact, should diners happen to own a boat, they are more than welcome to dock it and make the two-minute walk to Cardero's front door. Cardero's features primarily seafood, given its waterfront location but also offers a wide range of classic west coast cuisine and wok dishes.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
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
  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
What 972 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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AloysiusV
Edmonton
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect! I could say anything bad from the moment we come in and went out.

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LeisaB
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, excellent service and great ambiance!

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MarinW
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious. My husband and I shared several dishes. We mentioned to the server that this is what we were doing and she had the kitchen split the one "Main" we ordered onto two plates which was much appreciated.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Terrific service and Arctic char and tuna were great.

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HeatherD
Vancouver
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every was excellent, the desert at the end for my moms birthday was really sweet

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BradG
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent and service was great

DG
DannyG
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a lovely restaurant to go to for any event, highly recommend

TC
TinaC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The whole dinning experience exceeded our expectations. The food was fabulous. Portions were large. Atmosphere of the restaurant was relaxing and intimate. Our server was amazing. Just the right level of involvement. Views spectacular,
live music a great bonus. Overall well worth it and will go back.

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FredB
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Seating with reservation was prompt, service was friendly and well timed.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing! Great first time experience!!

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BonnieS
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our 50th wedding anniversary was special at Cardero's. Every bite of food was delicious and the service was outstanding! We were staying at the Westin Bayshore and it was a very short walk to dinner.

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DavidC
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful service from Toby. Food excellent as ever. (Music a bit loud though)

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Stephs1
Toronto
12 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Good service but definitely overrated.

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marieveQc
Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful evening, perfect service and delicious food!

JG
JamesG
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great views, excellent service. Never go wrong with this.

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TheolinaD
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was absolutely amazing as usual, from the food to the service

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GlenL
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I just felt the shrimp and scallops and carrots were a bit over buttered, and I love butter but a grilled veggie would have been a better selection,risotto dish was excellent ,, service awesome, we come once a year on our way to the Island and always look forward to our dinner there

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KeithS
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoyed our meal. Food was delicious. Service was awesome. Just an awesome place to enjoy the evening with someone.

BM
BobM
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great great restaurant. One of Vancouver's best. Beautiful location, great food & service, and great atmosphere. One of my go-to places.

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RonM
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thai prawn curry was excellent...not too spicy but very tasty

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OpenTable Diner
Manitoba
4 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and atmosphere was amazing as always!! Cedar plank salmon is absolutely delicious and I have to get it every single time!

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Ricardo
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Quality of the food is amazing. Everyone seems very professional, unless my experience in my already 5 times there. Life music is definitely a huge plus. Not cheap but you get what you pay for. Is there any cheap place in Vancouver anyways?
Highly recommended for anyone.

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luv2eat
Vancouver
25 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went back to Cardero’s, a favourite restaurant, for our first Thanksgiving dinner with them. It was better than homemade…absolutely delicious and very generous portions. The traditional turkey, stuffing, mashed potato, carrots, crispy brussel sprouts, fabulous gravy and great cranberry sauce!!! I pride myself on my turkey dinners but I’ll never do that again if I can go to Cardero’s. The service, also, was superb and nicely timed.

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Jennimac
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always a no fail and a family favourite for us in the city.

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David
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friendly staff, great ambience, good food and wine.

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MartinL
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience5

My reservation was on October 10, 2021 @ 11:30.
I was offered west side table with 4 chairs.
I asked for North side table, I was told it was reserved.
I mentioned that I made reservation also.
the person went back to the desk.
The person came back and offered another west side table.
We said, We would like a North side Table.
hesitantly,,, he took us to the North side table with 4 chairs.
The restaurant was 70% empty when we arrived.
It remained over 35% empty till we left.
It's sad for us to stop coming again, But we will not support nonsense.
Best Regards. Martin Loussian

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ChrisH
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was just great. Only thing is we thought that it being our 35 aniversery it would have been acknowledged. Maybe a candle on the dessert.
Thanks

CM
CharlieM
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Beautiful location with amazing views! Service is great, and live music adds to the warm & lively atmosphere. Our daughter loved the kids menu choices. Main menu was a bit pricey for the smaller portion size, but food was tasty. We’ll be back for the location & patio!

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Paul
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Very patient as one of our party was late arriving, no fuss or hassle, really appreciated that.

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MichaelK
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place overall. We go there for any special occasion

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TiffanyM
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had an amazing dinner!
Service was phenomenal, food was delicious and the live music was great!

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AgnesR
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous as always. Gréât ambiance. Super place to catch up with family and friends. Special kudos to the chef.

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RickH
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Seating was on time - 6 PM - and efficient. Nice indoor table.
Server arrived quickly with water. No rush for ordering but she checked in often until we were ready. Food was tasty and hot. Salmon, Wok Bowls and Pizza were the four choices for our party. We were celebrating an anniversary so our kids had pre ordered a shared personalized desert. Nice surprise and comp. of the restaurant.
Well Done Corderos. We will be back soon.

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BruceP
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Its always a great, consistent experience- LOVE Carederos :)

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very good food and service but very loud room. Oysters were very good, Vongole very tasty. Not enough wines by the glass, Like only one per varietal.

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ErnaP
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Relaxed atmosphere. Top notch service. We did not feel rushed and of course the food was top notch.

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Lip721
Saskatoon
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Sitting on the deck, and not relatively cool outside, it was made sure that the heaters over above all the tables were running at full capacity making the experience unbearably hot. From the table being extremely warm to the touch to our drinks that were served us cold, we’re sure to warm within five minutes being brought to us. It was asked by us to have the heaters either turned off or turned down, and even then so it was still unbearably hot.

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vipFormsguy
Edmonton
10 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Really noisy.

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NoeD
2 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Realy cool place but a bit to noisy. Excellent service.

CJ
CJCh
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was excellent at Cardero's. Highly recommend it. Ambience was great with live music the night we went. Reserve a table early or you won't get in.

FAQs

Cardero's Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (604) 669-7666.

Cardero's Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 972 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.