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Boathouse Restaurants

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8331 River Rd, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 1Y1, Canada (Bridgeport Rd.)
+1 604-273-7014
11:30 - 22:30
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All hours
Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Portland, Oregon
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As a frequent traveler from the states I miss my iced tea when I go out to eat in Canada. Fortunately this restaurant has very good iced tea.

Thank Alan S
Merritt, British Columbia, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little to access next to the bridge from the airport if not familiar with the area. Inside is a pleasant surprise from the exterior. Staff very attentive to our group (8) needs. A Costco is nearby and you can get a $100 dining card for $80 right now.

Thank Gordon S
Richmond, Canada
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142 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The boathouse used to be a great restaurant something happened and it no longer is. When we were there the glasses were dirty from the dishwasher not properly rinsing them, they were all crusty, when I asked for a new one he was not very apologetic or even checked if the others were bad. The crab artichoke dip was horrible... More 

Thank Tina M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I grew up in Richmond but never had the chance to go to the Boathouse until yesterday with my friend from Japan. Man was i disappointed after waiting 35+ years to check the place out. Although i know the location trust me it is no easy to actually figure out how to get to there parking lot. Anyhow once we... More 

Thank Stan M
Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My experience has been fantastic. Exceptional service and great fresh seafood. I had oysters and the tuna tacos to start and followed up with the firecracker shrimp. Very close to the Weston wall so very convenient.

Thank Chrismag22
Boca Raton, Florida
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114 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic service and food. If you are in the area I suggest you dine here. Also great the atmosphere

Thank maurizi01957
Ottawa, Canada
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145 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It had been a number of years since my last visit only because we moved away. This visit was a bit special occasion and I am happy to say that The Boathouse is still a very good seafood restaurant. It is not pretentious or over priced as so many in the Vancouver area have become. The service is excellent and... More 

Thank Pete_Coach
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41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

If you're staying by the airport this is a great place for seafood before heading back inland. Great menu, great service, priced on the higher side, as you might expect in Vancouver & near the airport, but it's good food. Very accommodating for special dietary requests too. The only thing I would recommend they do differently is to highlight locally... More 

Thank YourTypicalTourist
Coquitlam, Canada
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful, comfortable, relaxing space. We were there with a large group (8) the service was excellent, food arrived quickly and wait staff were very attentive. The food was good. Mash potatoes could have been hotter and smother but the taste was great.

Thank Alice W
Larkspur, Colorado
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453 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I was excited to go to this place for lunch as it has views of the river and an interesting atmosphere and blazing fireplace inside. The portions were large and fresh, but the calamari and fish and chips seemed overly salted. The servers were extremely well trained and friendly and I would go back and give it a second chance.... More 

Thank Oceandweller7

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8331 River Rd, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 1Y1, Canada
    (Bridgeport Rd.)
  • Public Transportation: We are located on a bus route with connections to the Airport and Downtown Vancouver.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Richmond>  > Bridgeport
  • Neighbourhood: Bridgeport
  • Phone Number: +1 604-273-7014

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?