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Best Vancouver Seafood Restaurants

Nothing is more disappointing than going to an oceanfront restaurant, only to discover that the bland fish you're eating was frozen between being caught and being served to you. The best seafood is fresh, and prepared in such a way as to accent the natural flavors of the sea without overwhelming them. Presented in alphabetical order, here are the best seafood restaurants in Vancouver.

Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar Seafood
Dining Room at Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar, Vancouver, BC 1095 Hamilton St.
Vancouver, BC V6B 5T4

Vancouver destination for fresh, innovative and meticulously prepared seafood. More...

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Seafood
The Sutton Place Hotel, Vancouver
845 Burrard St.
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1X9

Vancouver’s stylish Boulevard raises the bar for hotel dining. More...

Coast Restaurant Seafood
Dining Room at Coast Restaurant, Vancouver, BC 1054 Alberni St.
Vancouver, BC V6E 1A3

This perennially packed, welcoming restaurant nets fresh, imaginatively prepared seafood. More...

The Fish Shack Seafood
1026 Granville St.
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1L5

Get ready to rock your boat at this lively downtown seafood spot. More...

Go Fish Seafood Emporium Seafood
Quick Bite
1505 W. First Ave.
Vancouver, BC V6J 1E8
It doesn't get much better than tucking into the fish ‘n’ chips at a picnic table on Fishermen's Wharf. More...

Provence Marinaside French
1177 Marinaside Crescent
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2Y3

Nice native Jean-Francis Quaglia cooks Provençal-inspired fare in a hip Yaletown location. More...

Rodney's Oyster House Seafood
1228 Hamilton St.
Vancouver, BC V6B 2S8

A bustling maritime-style oyster bar in Yaletown serves up good times and oysters. More...

Sea Harbour Seafood Restaurant Chinese
150-8888 River Rd.
Richmond, BC V6X 0E1

Dim sum and Cantonese fare are highlights at ever-popular Sea Harbour. More...

Sun Sui Wah Seafood Restaurant Chinese
3888 Main St.
Vancouver, BC V5V 3N9

Classic Cantonese dim sum and fresh local seafood. More...

YEW seafood + bar Pacific Northwest
Dining Room at YEW seafood + bar, Vancouver, BC Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver
791 W. Georgia St.
Vancouver, BC V6C 2T4

YEW hooks diners with its West Coast seafood, first-rate wines and inspired cocktails. More...

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