Steamworks Gastown

4.5
535 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Continental
Since we first opened in 1995, Steamworks has been a favourite of Vancouver locals and visitors alike. Whether you're joining us for lunch, a drink after work, or a group dinner with friends and colleagues, we're honoured to have you with us.


Steamworks gets its name from the famous Gastown steam line that runs through our premises. Our onsite brewery uses steam to fire its kettles. The instant heat of steam allows for greater brewing finesse, and most importantly great tasting beer. Whether you're in the mood for a thirst quenching Lions Gate® lager, or a full bodied HeriocaTM Oatmeal Stout, we've got a beer to please your palate.

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
Physical Distancing
  • 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
What 535 people are saying
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vipIreneC
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Good food, generous portions and good atmosphere

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vipIreneC
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good service. Fast and efficient. Portions were generous. Pretzel was delicious. Mustard dip tasted very real and not overly sweet. Fish and chips was a large portion. Lots of fries and big pieces of fish. Only wish I knew what kind of fish it was. A good experience

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MychalW
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Though the last night of DineOut Vancouver, we chose instead to order of the menu. The food was very good, with my Jambalaya as good as I had in Vancouver. The service was very good, and the prices were reasonable. It was a chilly, windy night and it took time to warm up, once we got inside, but I'm sure Covid protocols had the air conditioning working overtime. Otherwise it was a very good date night.

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vipIreneC
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Chili was really good. Fast service and everything was wonderful. Only thing I didn’t like was going down several staircases to get to our table

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MelodieE
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great meal. My first time and not the last time there!

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ConradV
Tahoe
2 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Massive selection of beers. Awesome IPA's and Pale Ales. Dinner was great and portions were large.

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DeepCoveO
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3food5service4ambience1

Great food and service. Waiter was very good. The downfall was the ambience. I like Steamworks and have been many times, but never have I been placed in the side room that felt like a warehouse with high school table and chairs.

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Vlad
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience2

Local brewery with decent variety of beer. Food was good, but don't expect any gourmet options - mostly traditional pub good.

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ChrisT
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Have visited this brew pub on several occasions when in Vancouver never been disappointed with the food quality. And there great selection of home brewed beers

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aepage
Vancouver
27 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Came here for the Dine Out menu 2021 - food and the prices were amazing!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was really kind & patient. He never rushed us, checked on us an appropriate amount of times, and made us both smile & feel relaxed!

The food and drinks were outstanding! Was so honoured to spend our anniversary there ❤️

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2strikes
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall2food1service1ambience2

I've been here once before and had a better experience, but not amazing. The general atmosphere is good in terms of the customers that go there and that's the reason I decided to go back for a second time.

But the female servers are so rude and the food is not good :(
(Definitely stay away from any seafood option - not sure why we would order seafood from a brewery but also don't put it on the menu if it's from a can??)

On both occasions, my friend and I had a really rude server that had no time for us (and it wasn't because they were extremely busy). They were very cold from the beginning and it made the experience quite uncomfortable.

The beer was good... but it doesn't make up for the bad experience overall.

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Roscoe
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

We’ve been several times in the past few weeks and we have not had a bad meal or anything like that ever!

When they first started brewing beer way back in the day I was not super impressed, but I think the variety of beers that they have on tap at any given time are excellent

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Roscoe
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience3

Same server as last time excellent

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TracyO
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The pretzel is the best! Better than usual pub food.

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smartcarracer
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to Steamworks for Brunch on a rainy Saturday. The food and the service were excellent! With all the COVID restrictions, the restaurant was very quiet so I encourage people to get out and enjoy an enjoyable (covid friendly) experience at Steamworks in Gastown.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

The service was amazing, the food was okay the $$ was good but the quality was not great. I did. Or care for the peppercorn steak. I asked for it medium rare I got rare. I did not complain because it was NYE but I think they fail on the quality and proper cooking.

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humprey
Calgary
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff were attentive, food was good, nice atmosphere

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AravindanK
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Glad to see people getting together responsibly during the difficult times.

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EvelynG
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food3service4ambience4

Covid friendly. Server was friendly & attentive. We went at 5:00pm so it wasn’t busy or loud. Nicely located near Canada Place. We’ll definitely return.

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RossC
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A dinner with my son. Appreciate how much harder it is for the servers during this time. Good job.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
11 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the atmosphere and the 10 sample flights are great!

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BettyW
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

I like the Tuna Poke Bowl a lot. Moderate cocktails selections. Good place to dine in and hangout with friends.

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vipCaramel
Vancouver
20 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Dine Outside Vancouver menu was a great value and the food was excellent. The service was outstanding, very helpful and pleasant staff from start to finish. I would highly recommend.

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HILARYR
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Stunning building on the edge of Gastown. Great variety of food and excellent service.

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KarenF
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Did the Dine Outside menu. The meal was great: big portions and great taste! Included a Beer Flight, which was an added bonus (4 good sized glasses).

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GeoffreyT
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cool place and friendly helpful staff! Nice patio too!

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LoraineC
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, really good beer, and a nice atmosphere. Friendly staff that served us drinks and food quickly. Really attentive. A great place to watch the hockey game too. Nice patio when the sun is out.

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vipAmeliaF
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Great ambience, cozy, and great food and drinks ! Love this place!!

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JamesK
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We drive over an hour from Chilliwack to dine here. Love the ambiance and quality beer/drinks. It’s my choice every time we head into Vancouver!

Service is always great! It was even better than normal this last time. We went for my Birthday and we were pleasantly surprised with how the server made our evening feel special.

Have been coming here for years - will continue to do so!

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DeniseL
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Nice quick dinner. Just ordered apetizers wings, ceaser salad and calamari. Order came quickly. Enjoyed the beer on tap. Restaurant not too busy and they were following all covid protocols.

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BrentB
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

overall good food, excellent beer selection and fair pricing for food and wine.

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RicardoA
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

excellent as usual, I would return every time to this restaurant

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vinnieg
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful service with full Covid protocols integrated (not awkward or obtrusive). I had the steak + Gorgonzola salad which was delicious.

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vipMariefellinloveX4orsooooo
Vancouver
28 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service - food was lovely

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pattywilcox
Vancouver
32 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

My friend and I enjoyed a pleasant time together having a soft taco. Our waiter was friendly and helpful. The location of the restaurant is very good, on the edge of Gastown overlooking the north shore.

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vipJaymeM
Mexico City
2 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The only thing was that we were close to a heater in the patio and was really hot, we asked a couple of times to turn in off, or lower it, but never happened.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We had a great server super friendly, making sure everything was okay for us. Because of COVID-19, tables were set up with appropriate distance as well as the menu was online through a QR scan. The bathroom was also set up to keep distance of each other.

Food was good, we ordered the Classic Pizza and Pepperoni Yellow Pepper Pizza. As well as beer and cider.

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bradp
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Variety of choices on the menu. Both health conscious and regular options.

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GaryH
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I love the beer soup! Hearty and very tasty. I also had the Ahi Tuna salad and it was very good.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Steamworks Gastown using the Order Online button. Steamworks Gastown also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (604) 689-2739.

Steamworks Gastown is rated 4.5 stars by 535 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.

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