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Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar, Vancouver, BC

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

4.7
4.7
1844 reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Seafood
Vancouver’s critically acclaimed and awarded Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar provides a distinctive showcase for the celebrated culinary vision of Executive Chef Roger Ma and redefines the fine art of dining with subtle, unexpected and playful approaches to cuisine, service and style.

With an innovative approach that blends a respect for the past with a celebration of the present, Boulevard's seafood-focused menu is grounded in classical technique and training, while artfully infusing casual West Coast flair and creative hints of his international influences.

From the all-star, front-of-house team led by Executive General Manager JP Potters to the acute attention to detail in design, to the understated elegance of Boulevard's cuisine, Boulevard has set forth an uncompromising, multi-award-winning standard of excellence that is sure to excite both food-savvy Vancouver residents and visitors alike.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 52 times today
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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Steakhouse

  • Hours of Operation

    Happy Hour Daily 3:00 pm–5:00 pm Dinner Daily 4:30 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (604) 642-2900

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Business Casual

  • Executive Chef

    Roger Ma

  • Catering

    We can accommodate all parties large or small and it would be our pleasure to cater your event. Please contact Jennifer Katchur at 604-642-2932 or jkatchur@boulevardvancouver.ca

  • Private party facilities

    Our private dining room and lounge can be configured in a variety of ways to suit each individual event. We can accommodate up to 48 guests seated or 80 reception-style. Additional adjoining spaces can fit up to 100 guests, and the restaurant is available for buyouts (total capacity 200 seats).

  • Private party contact

    Jennifer Katchur: (844) 203-4724

  • Area

    Downtown

  • Cross Street

    Burrard at Smithe

  • Parking Details

    Leave your vehicle with our valet, or park yourself in the underground hotel pay parking.

  • Public Transit

    We are a 5 minute walk from the Burrard skytrain station. Exit toward Burrard Street and turn right (south) onto Burrard Street. We are located on Burrard between Robson and Smithe.

  • Additional

    Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Vegan

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What 1,844 people are saying

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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Diners' Choice Awards

  • Vancouver / British Columbia

    Seafood

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  1. MD

    MarieD

    Edmonton

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We were celebrating a special occasion and from the first step into the restaurant, we were well taken care of. The food was different but very tasty. Even though we never ordered dessert, we were treated to a lovely plate of treats. Definitely recommend
  2. N

    Nana

    Vancouver

    45 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    45 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    We have been celebrating our wedding anniversary at Boulevard Kitchen for the last couple years. They had been wonderful and never disappointed before, but not this year. Don’t want to say any bad things, but wish they could keep up their standards as before, please don’t lose it, thanks.
  3. S

    Spirited1

    Calgary

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The restaurant is beautiful and the location is convenient. Selection was amazing, dinner was delicious and service was wonderful. It got very loud as the evening wore on so go earlier if you want a quiet meal.
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall3food3service2ambience3
    Service was ok, food was ok, nothing exceptional about this restaurant. Will not visit again.
  5. MM

    MichelleM

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall2food3service1ambience4
    My new husband and I had our elopement dinner here. We were from out of town. Things started really well, the table next to us congratulated us on our wedding. However from there the service went down hill. Our server didn’t really check on us much during our visit. Actually when we had our meal, he never came once to ask how dinner was. He was also very aware of the special occasion because he was serving the table who came and congratulated us. The food was okay. Just above average I would say. I just was disappointed for such a beautiful place and such a special occasion. It seemed as though it would have been a much better restaurant, given the amount of staff working.
  6. EL

    ElmoL

    San Diego

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    We ordered the Seafood Tower for two and the Seafood Linguine to share among 3 ppl. Food was great but portion of the pasta is relatively small.
  7. GT

    GuidoT

    Toronto

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Service was Great, Staff are pleasant and accommodating, food portions, a little small for my liking and for the price. If its food presentation you like, this place is for you, more food for your buck, go somewhere else. Great wine selection, however, it was like going through an Encyclopedia of wines of every country and region to choose from. A bit much to look through. I think they should tone it down a bit. Know your wines and prices before ordering! Ambiance was nice, can be a little loud ( on our night out anyway) but it depends where your table might be. Can be $175 - $300 night out! Have fun, enjoy and Good Luck!
  8. ND

    NancyD

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall3food4service4ambience3
    Good quality food and service and ambiance, but did not delight. Did not exceed expectations.
  9. EB

    EricB

    Vancouver

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on 25 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent dinner celebrating our anniversary. Food was outstanding and service was great ant attentive. I would recommend Boulevard with out any reservation. Eric Batut
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Vancouver

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 25 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had such a wonderful experience celebrating our first ever mother daughter getaway. We appreciate Boulevard going the extra mile to make this such a beautiful dining experience. The food, service and ambience were just perfect. This will be part of our annual tradition for sure.
  11. PG

    PamG

    Austin

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 24 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our favorite restaurant of all this week! Perfect for ending our trip.
  12. ES

    EastSider

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 September 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    This was my third time at Boulevard, but the first time coming for a birthday (my sister's). We were surprised to find that there few options for people who are gluten-free, given the restaurant is in a hotel and would have to catering to guest needs, but we were guided to some of the options that would be possible which was appreciated. However, with two of three courses we were served, there was an issue related to something related to gluten. The oysters weren't gluten-free (even after originally checking) and then the ice cream dessert included cookie crumbs. We reminded our server at every stage of the meal we had a diner who was gluten free, but it didn't seem to stick. As an alternative to the oyster we got a shrimp cocktail but when it came, they gave us 5 shrimp. For 2 diners, it's simply an awkward amount of food to share, so a very bizarre kitchen choice. Lastly, with our mains and a side dish we ordered, all three came either cold or room temperature, at best.

    Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster BarResponded on 23 September 2022Hello, Thank you for visiting us again and for providing us with this feedback, we are sorry we did not meet your expectations this time around-- we fell short delivering your request, and ensuring the quality of your meal and overall experience. I have reached out to you personally to discuss a way to make sure your next visit meets and exceeds the standards you expect from Boulevard. We look forward to it. Sincerely, Jorge Carrillo – Restaurant Manager

  13. i

    irvingc

    New York Area

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 20 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Happy hour oysters and drinks
  14. B

    Beth

    New York Area

    21 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on 20 September 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience3
    We found the decor to be dark and dated; a bit like the old time steak houses. The fish was spectacular and perfectly prepared. Dessert was also excellent. Overall was a very good experience but the evening could have been improved but better lighting and updated design.
  15. JS

    JaniceS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was delicious! Our server was friendly and very attentive
  16. ME

    MelindaE

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Highly recommend seafood platter! We been here a few times and never disappoints.
  17. D

    Diningdiva2015

    San Francisco

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 18 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything at Boulevard was simply perfect last night. The seafood tower was simply remarkable.
  18. LL

    LuckyLuke

    Dallas

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on 18 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We visited for our anniversary, and every single moment of the dinner and drinks afterward were exceptional. Since it was our first time in, we asked the hostess to seat us with her favorite person in the restaurant, and our server was a dream--funny, engaging, and great with recommendations for dinner and dessert. Then she helped us secure spots in the adjacent bar afterward for a nightcap. Excellent service, excellent food. Do not miss this spot in Vancouver.
  19. SH

    SueH

    Exclusive

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 15 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We went to Boulevard for Happy Hour and it didn’t disappoint. We had the $2 oysters which were delicious, the chowder, and homemade cornbread. The server was excellent as well. Highly recommend!
  20. J

    Jasj

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My wife and I celebrated our wedding anniversary here. Excellent food and a fantastic service. I recommend this restaurant for a good dinning experience.
  21. JL

    JeanL

    Vancouver

    18 reviews

    4.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on 12 September 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    The place was busy and we found it a bit noisy. The food was okay and quite pricey for what we had. The service was fine and they gave us a small piece of cake with a candle (complimentary) to help us celebrate a birthday.
  22. KV

    KerryV

    Vancouver

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on 12 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything we ate was delicious. No wonder Boulevard is among the best restaurants in Canada.
  23. RF

    RonaldF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Food excellent , get the tower as we always do. , service was very friendly and everything you could expect, location of restaurant of course outstanding. A bit noisy, but as we are older crowd everyplace is too noisy. We’re,t rushed as we sat and chatted for at least another hour or so.
  24. SR

    SteveR

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We have eaten here on a previous Vancouver visit as the food and service is excellent. Would recommend the Boulevard restaurant for a special evening out.
  25. MA

    MARCJ

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food and service. Great atmosphere and first class service
  26. RW

    RWong

    Edmonton

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 September 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Impressed with the food. Presented well and tasted wonderful.
  27. WM

    WaiM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service was exceptional, with attention to detail at every aspect of the dinner. The food was scrumptious and unforgettable. A wonderful overall experience!
  28. E

    Evanstad

    New Mexico

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on 7 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great service, wine and food. Our server was great and the sommelier gave us a variety of wine options to go with our seafood dishes. Go ahead and splurge on the desserts!
  29. RF

    RobertF

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 September 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    it was wounderful dinner. we all enjoyed the sevice fro Ricky,
  30. PP

    PeterP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service with good recommendations.Comfortabke environment. Foid is great
  31. r

    rachelnyc

    New York Area

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on 3 September 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Loved the food and service! On the expensive side but worth every penny.
  32. E

    Emeralds

    Vancouver

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 3 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Didn't realize 4 hrs had gone by! That's a reflection of the company AND the service. The service was non-intrusive, polite, respectful... contributing greatly to the wonderful evening. Plus the salmon and lamb were delicious. I do think that if someone can not eat oysters then an alternative/substitution should be allowed in the seafood tower.
  33. T

    Timothy

    Philadelphia

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on 2 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had the most incredible dinner last evening at Boulevard!! From the moment we arrived, we were greeted warmly, seated and introduced to our server, Yvette. She was extremely well trained and experienced, making the evening even more enjoyable! The baked oysters and seafood tower were AMAZING!!!… and the entrees were all equally spectacular! The dessert presentation was unbelievable!! I would recommend Boulevard to anyone looking for an unforgettable experience!!!
  34. GE

    GERRYD

    Calgary

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 1 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a wonderful meal at the Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar. Service was excellent. Food was well prepared and presented. Highly recommended.
  35. J

    Jaydee

    Vancouver

    7 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 1 September 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience3
    Wanted to love it. Food and drinks were spectacular, but for the price we expected better service and ambiance. There were a few miscues and instead of addressing anything or making that extra little effort, it was just brushed aside. We will just go somewhere else
  36. M

    Mazie

    Seattle

    26 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on 1 September 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience3
    We were seated outside in the roundabout of a hotel entrance off of a busy street so it was very noisy.
  37. PS

    PamelaS

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 August 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    We were so disappointed with our experience. We waited over an hour for the food, one order was wrong and one was forgotten. We’ve stayed at the Sutton for years awaiting the kids to be old enough to enjoy the Boulevard. It wasn’t a good experience.
  38. AN

    AntoineN

    Montreal

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service and the food were top-notch. The only problem was deciding what to actually order as everything on the menu sounded delicious!
  39. D

    Diner

    Vancouver

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 August 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    I note in the reservation that it was for a birthday celebration but no one mentioned it throughout the entire time that we were there. The restaurant had a prix fixe menu that was prominently displayed at the front entrance but we were only given the regular menu when we sat down.
  40. L

    Lulu

    Vancouver

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 29 August 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    We really enjoyed eating there. I was with my husband and our 2-year-old son to celebrate our wedding anniversary.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Contact tracing information collected

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Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar is rated 4.7 stars by 1844 OpenTable diners.

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 52 times today
Google Map for Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

845 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2K6

Additional information

  • Cross Street

    Burrard at Smithe

  • Area

    Downtown

  • Hours of Operation

    Happy Hour Daily 3:00 pm–5:00 pm Dinner Daily 4:30 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Steakhouse

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress Code

    Business Casual

  • Parking Details

    Leave your vehicle with our valet, or park yourself in the underground hotel pay parking.

  • Public Transit

    We are a 5 minute walk from the Burrard skytrain station. Exit toward Burrard Street and turn right (south) onto Burrard Street. We are located on Burrard between Robson and Smithe.

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive Chef

    Roger Ma

  • Additional

    Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Vegan

  • Phone number

    (604) 642-2900

  • Catering

    We can accommodate all parties large or small and it would be our pleasure to cater your event. Please contact Jennifer Katchur at 604-642-2932 or jkatchur@boulevardvancouver.ca

  • Private party facilities

    Our private dining room and lounge can be configured in a variety of ways to suit each individual event. We can accommodate up to 48 guests seated or 80 reception-style. Additional adjoining spaces can fit up to 100 guests, and the restaurant is available for buyouts (total capacity 200 seats).

  • Private party contact

    Jennifer Katchur: (844) 203-4724

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