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Back Forty

$$ - $$$American, ,
118 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2A6, Canada
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (15 reviews)
“pulled pork” (9 reviews)
“fries” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
118 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2A6, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here a few times while in town for business. Food was pretty good, and my preferred choice in the area for a late night bite. Highlight by far was going in on whiskey night. Quality whiskeys and burbon on sale. I imagine that in...More

1  Thank domzo2017
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Had the best brisket I’ve ever tasted. The service was good, great selection of beers and a funky atmosphere. Well worth the visit.

Thank Tim V
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We have been here in the past and the food and service has always been good. Nice pub type atmosphere.

Thank Lyall H
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Visited Back Forty after a big day sightseeing in Vancouver and for avid sports fans, this place was jackpot! With good food, great drink selection and fun staff, we didn’t want to leave. I wouldn’t hesitate to come back here if ever in Vancouver again.

Thank Shammikins
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Good place to have a pre-game meal vs food served at Rogers Arena. We arrived at 5:30pm on a 7pm game night and the place was already quite packed. We were able to find a table for 2. Server immediately greeted us and took our...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

First off, Dan's the man! Excellent service, funny and fast! Ordered the Steak Bites as a starter, tender, flavorful, really nice change from other pubs tough bites! But then...drumroll......came the chicken and Waffles entree...I don't know how to describe this incredible dish...The Chef is seriously...More

Thank ShadyMinx
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Stopped in before a concert at Rogers Arena. Four of us got the last table available. We ordered poutine, pulled pork sandwich, mac and cheese. All were great! Service was a bit slow, to the point we had to rush to get to the show,...More

1  Thank lokiguy
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Go to Vancouver a lot for various games/concerts. Have really never had a great meal at the Back Forty. Service is not bad, but not great either. I had the pasta alfredo with a steak. Pasta was gummy and flavourless and my medium rare steak...More

1  Thank maskedbee
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

It was suggested by a friend that we try the Back Forty before going to the Lions game. Our friends from Oliver met us there and we enjoyed a wonderful relaxing late lunch. Our Server was great and made the whole experience more enjoyable. 3...More

Thank patbM4795MD
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Anyone who has spent much time in Vancouver knows how brutally fake friendly some servers can be and how unoriginal restaurants/bars are. THESE differences, in addition to a great and diverse beer selection, fun atmosphere and great pub food is what makes this bar a...More

Thank lisasvote
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Colin F
6 July 2017|
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Response from Susan F | Reviewed this property |
Honestly I don't know, I would suggest contacting Back Forty direct. However there are a number of items on the menu that would be suitable, but they all have sauces so you'd need to check. Sorry I couldn't be more helpful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Robson Street
  • Neighbourhood: Robson Street
  • Phone Number: 604-688-5840
  • E-mail
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