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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 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I usually prefer to only comment on my positive experiences, but this place was so bad, I'd feel like I'm doing the public a disservice by not writing this review. I went there this past Monday around 5:30 pm with my husband, and my friend, her husband and their son. Their service was below average for a few different reasons,... More 

Thank Angelica M
Black Diamond, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the atmosphere and wonderful food with family members when we came to the city. Would return for another meal.

Thank Tollerchic
Richmond, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had planned for a birthday dinner for Lobsterfest and was looking forward to it, but we have to say, it was the worst food we had ever eaten. I had ordered differently from the rest of the group, therefore my meal was not too bad, but still mediocre. My friends had ordered the a dish titled "Lobster Thermidor", so... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 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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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 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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143 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 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 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

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 6 November 2016 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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116 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 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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150 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

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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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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
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?