Good selection of food. Service was good. Server was very polite and funny.
Nice overall selection. Excellent seafood but a few more varieties of smoked salmon would have been appreciated. The Salmon Wellington was gorgeous as was the outstanding seafood medley. Our waiter was very professional but it became extremely busy so I think it got a bit hectic to keep up.
The dessert table was mediocre - for the price I expected better quality tortes and cheesecakes. The bread pudding was rather eggy - no raisins. Jell-O shots were cheap as was the gelatine cheesecake bites which were industrial. However, after the fantastic seafood - we were pretty full to indulge in much dessert anyway.
This was a treat for us and I hope others will enjoy the Market Brunch but make reservations!
I always like Oceans 999, food was great, dessert was amazing..plating is a must for me too..Oceans 999 is always on the top of my list esp. during DOVF..and during esp. occasion or sunday brunch.
Best Buffet and service in town
We went for Dine Out Vancouver, and it was a Saturday night which was also Italian buffet and live opera night. The food was moderate at best - it was tasty but nothing spectacular. I wouldn't say it was worth the $40 set menu, but if it were $30, it would be more worth its price. The Thai bouillabaisse was creative, but slightly off target. It didn't contain the large variety of seafood that a bouillabaisse normally would, but the lingcod was tasty, and the spicy Thai flavour was a nice change of taste from a traditional bouillabaisse. However, the service and entertainment was lovely for the evening and made it really fancy. Overall, it seems almost pretentious to eat at this restaurant - paying copious amounts of money for moderately prepared food that isn't anything new or groundbreaking.
We dined as part of the weekly Sat. night Opera Buffet. We were impressed as it was about 11 years since our last visit here. The salad and dessert tables are bountiful, varied and of high quality. Although there were not many entree dishes, each was excellent. Prepared-to-order pasta was offered. There were ample vegetable choices and the pasta included a whole wheat penne choice so my spouse was definitely happy!
This is definitely a special place for a special occasion dinner and there were at least 6 parties celebrating a birthday or anniversary. We look forward to returning in a lot less than 11 years.
The bouillabaisse is not an orthodox bouillabaisse. It is just a lingcod steak in a Thai coconut curry sauce. The sauce and dish are delicious but it was somewhat misleadingly called bouillabaisse.
The other dishes were good but not particularly memorable. The coffee wasn’t very good.
Excellent value and service for food.
Went there for my girlfriend's birthday. The server was attentive and even brought a piece of cake with candle and a plaque with 'happy birthday' on it. Overall I think all the servers there were great. I would definitely recommend my friends there and of course, I'll be back again.
We tried dine out menu, the taste is good however the portion is really small. Hope next year will be better. Will come back try the buffet one day.
Good food. Portion very small. Bread costs extra.
My parents and I went out for a special family dinner here for the Vancouver Dine Out. The food was good - appetizers like the beef carpaccio was perfect. My parents got two different ones, a squash soup my dad loved and garden greens for my mum. They were all appropriately sized. However, the mains were a bit small in portions - my dad and I got the short rib (I was meant to get a ravioli but they mistook my order) which took us very little time to finish off. My mum got a coconut bouillabaisse, which she liked. All the mains were spiced well and my family loved it. The table we were at were just far enough away from all others around us so conversation was easy and yet the 'dining experience' was still there. Service was good, just sometimes forgetful. Dessert at the end was divine.
Reservation was a breakfast meeting
Nice presentation. Food was nicely presented and tasty. Could have been a little hotter
Service was excellent. Server was friendly, attentive and humorous
Services was very sketchy. Had to wait 15 minutes before a waiter showed up.
I enjoyed my steak, but the others tried the seafood paella which was really just yellow rice and not paella.
Order a beer since you get what you pay for. Wine prices are unreal. They're charging $15 a glass for a $8.99 bottle of wine!! Buy the bottle and it's $50 for the local BC screw top, Pinot noir. In this case it really is beer before the no taste Pinot.
Everything was great!
I loved the chocolate coated texudo strawberries!! So yummy!!