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Cardero's Restaurant & Live Bait Marine Pub

$$ - $$$Seafood, , Soups
1583 Coal Harbour Quay, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 3E7, Canada
+1 604-669-7666
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1583 Coal Harbour Quay, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 3E7, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I ate here the evening we arrived in Vancouver. As we were walking around Canada Place a local referred us here. I'm very glad we listened. It was an enjoyable walk, and a great experience. The service was excellent. The location was...More

Thank T S
Reviewed 4 days ago

I recently had dinner at this excellent restaurant, right on the water. The oysters were local and incredibly fresh, as was the ling cod. There is an excellent selection of wines, reasonably priced, including by the glass, ideal for sampling or pairing, and also for...More

Thank 416Traveller2013
Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant was cute, super busy and inexpensive. The views are great too so a perfect spot to watch the world go by. I opted for the Clam Chowder and sprouts...

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, the place was rather noisy: we were four diners on a Monday night starting at 8 pm and we had to speak very loudly at each other in order to be heard over the music. It was kind of like a bar in...More

Thank TorontoCarol
Sequoia R, Customer Service Coordinator at Cardero's Restaurant & Live Bait Marine Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Carol, Thank you for taking the time to communicate your dining experience as we value your feedback. We apologize for your unsatisfactory experience and our restaurant manager would appreciate the opportunity to follow up with you. If it is convenient, please email your phone...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cardero's doesn't disappoint!! It's been a while since we were here last and wondered if it still had that magic. Well it does and everything was amazing. From the atmosphere to the food it was a night to remember. Thanks to the wait staff they...More

Thank Ruth R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For myself and my two kids the bill was $80, no alcohol. That said the dinners were enjoyed by all of us. We had margherita pizza, pasta bolognese and cedar plank salmon. All were good but prices a little high. Nice ambiance and service was...More

Thank Tracie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is mediocre, service was marginally accepted. Prices too high for what they offer. Ambiance was good.More

Thank John C
Sequoia R, Customer Service Coordinator at Cardero's Restaurant & Live Bait Marine Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear John, Thank you for sharing your recent dining experience at Cardero's Restaurant. We sincerely value your feedback and would appreciate the opportunity to follow up with you. If it is convenient, please provide us with your phone number as our restaurant manager would like...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we're in Vancouver we come here for dinner. This trip was no different. Make sure you reserve well in advance as it is very popular. Parking can be tight but I believe there is a valet option right in front of the restaurant....More

Thank poolofjello
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by the concierge at our hotel. It was quite good and I was impressed by the quality of the steak I ordered. I requested that the sirloin steak be butterflied and very well cooked . This is not always...More

Thank francine229073
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to eat and enjoy the scenery. Food is great and the servers are friendly. Sometimes this restaurant can get a little noisy but its always busy with a great vibe. Sitting around the bar can also be fun as you watch the chefs...More

Thank Amanda B
Vancouver's business district, the Downtown area is
bustling with smartly-dressed folks balancing their
lattes and briefcases to and from work. The area's
plethora of contemporary commercial, residential, and
corporate spaces has bred a landscape of nouveau
restaurants, chain cafes, and upmarket shopping
options. However, located right on the waterfront of
Vancouver's energetic Harbour, Downtown is a also
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Brenda B
25 September 2017|
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Response from poolofjello | Reviewed this property |
I’m late in responding but this place is a must for us when we go to Vancouver which is frequently. My daughter is an 18 year old vegetarian. There were options on the menu and we also spoke to the waiter and he made other... More
29 August 2017|
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Response from _ltower407 | Reviewed this property |
I can't say for sure but generally no. Call the restaurant directly.
29 August 2017|
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Response from Zemira | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no idea I'm from England only been there once.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1583 Coal Harbour Quay, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 3E7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-669-7666
Cardero’s Restaurant in Coal Harbour offers spectacular waterfront dining right in the marina. Enjoy tasty wok dishes to share, fresh seafood, an extensive wine list, and much more. You can dine and watch as their talented kitchen team prepares your food from their open kitchen. The Live Bait Marine Pub features live music Sunday through Thursday from 9:00pm, a great place to grab a bite and pint and enjoy some tunes with friends!
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