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Five Sails Restaurant

300-999 Canada Place | R Level - Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3E1, Canada
+1 604-844-2855
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
300-999 Canada Place | R Level - Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3E1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Five Sails with a business associate recently. From the moment we were welcomed, it was clear we were in for a treat. We chose a special tasting menu. Each of the several courses was spectacular. The fish selections were particularly impressive. Our service...More

Thank tdoran407
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went whilst on our honeymoon for my husband's birthday and I'd mentioned it on my booking. To my delight the wonderful and friendly staff mentioned it and there was even a little pre-dessert treat for him. We had the tasting menu and it was...More

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful setting, excellent food, bespoke service including exceptional dietary tailoring. I have no hesitation in recommending the Five Sails for special high level dining.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To reciprocate their generous hospitality to us in their home of Tunbridge Wells, we invited them to dine at the Five Sails when they visited us in Vancouver. This well-travelled, worldly couple was very impressed with the restaurant. The food was superbly delicious, the service...More

Thank EGDandMGD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ventured to the downtown waterfront at Canada Place to try this fine dining restaurant at Pacific Rim hotel. The service and room is excellent. We were seated with a nice view by the windows. We had a nice bottle of wine, ordered starters, mains...More

Thank Aug3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was of excellent quality and variety. You can tell a well run restaurant at how they manage serving and taking away used plates etc. They were very friendly and very slick. Really enjoyed our meal.

Thank frequentflier20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was excellent. I had scallops and the were cooked to perfection and so fresh. My husband had the lamb chops with the saddle cut. Tender, juicy and flavorful. Service was outstanding; attentive but not in your face. The 1st night a customer talk...More

Thank tiki1313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is located in the Canada Place / Pan Pacific Hotel complex and has wonderful views of the Bay. The food was equally very good. I had the veal sweetbreads, which were good but I believe were cut into too small of pieces so...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are expecting for a star Michelin is not the right place. The Food is average, that is nothing special. In other words, is just reasonable restaurant

1  Thank celso19
Reviewed 6 February 2018

I made reservations for our wedding anniversary to find out that someone made a note but no one acted on it. The view was spectacular but the windows were not clean or the angle of light or something but we could not tell if we...More

3  Thank charles c
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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I went with a little girl once couple years ago who was 5 at the time. The little girl wanted to eat fruit instead of dessert so the chef created a fruit plate for her (which was not on the menu). I don't normally see any... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$60 - US$80
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300-999 Canada Place | R Level - Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3E1, Canada
    (Howe Street)
  • Public Transportation: The closest bus stop is located at the Sea Bus Terminal at the North end of Granville Street and Cordova Street.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-844-2855
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Pan Pacific Vancouver
Dramatically situated on the waterfront pier at Canada Place, this AAA Four Diamond award winning fine dining restaurant offers a breathtaking natural backdrop of the inner harbor, Stanley Park and Coastal mountains with gracious hospitality in an understated elegant setting. Proprietors Chef Ernst Dorfler and Gerry Sayers, a husband and wife team, bring years of experience to Five Sails skillfully fusing modern, continental cuisine with European influences to cultivate a memorable dining experience. Showcasing the mastery that made Chef Dorfler an internationally acclaimed Culinary Olympic World Champion, his signature mountain raviolis stuffed with fine herbs, spinach and ricotta then finished with a drizzle of hazelnut butter harken back to his Austrian childhood. The innovative "Catch!", a veritable cornucopia of seafood is enrobed in a lemongrass sauce perfumed with coconut milk and hint of chili, displays world-class passion and artistry. Sommelier, Ramon Fresneda, always brings impressive knowledge and unpretentious flair in providing optimal wine pairings from a list consistently honoured with the Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence. The gracious service and exemplary dining combined with sweeping views of ships sailing off into the setting sun is an experience like none other.
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