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About Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar
Boulevard is connected to the iconic Gerard Lounge at Sutton Place Hotel in the heart of downtown Vancouver featuring an oyster bar, private dining room and a large outdoor patio. This restaurant is the new showcase for the legendary and artistic fare of Chef Alex Chen. His inspiration comes from French traditions with a respect for the past while staying both current and modern. Our goal is to deliver an ambiance, service and cuisine that speaks of who we are and where we are located.
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2K6
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Sunday: 6:30am - 11:00am
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Happy Hour: Monday - Sunday: 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Late Night: Monday - Sunday: 11:00pm - 12:30am
Burrard at Smithe
CAN$31 to CAN$50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
We can accommodate all parties large or small and it would be our pleasure to cater your event. Please call the restaurant for more information.
Leave your vehicle with our valet, or park yourself in the underground hotel pay parking.
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.
Private Party Facilities:
Our private dining room boasts beautiful oak millwork, and spacious grand tables. Your dining experience can be completely or semi private.
Private Party Contact:
Eryne Ordel: (604) 642-2932
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Ratings and Reviews
The food was good but the overall experience was disappointing.
First off, we ate outside on the patio, which was the sidewalk adjoining busy Howe street. Not great ambiance. Even so, it was better than the tables they offered us inside.
Secondly, the service was slow. We had to wait quite awhile before a waiter took our order. Then when he did he informed us that they were out of the evening's special (local Halibut) which was what I was about to order. Out of Halibut at 7:30 pm during Halibut season?? They were also out of the wine I ordered.
My companion and I ordered two appetizers (which we shared): octopus and green & white asparagus salad. Both were tasty but also miniscule. When I order an asparagus salad I expect to get at least two or three asparagus spears. Not at Boulevard. I had to look long and hard to find the few shreds of asparagus under the duck egg.
For main courses we both ordered the wild sockeye salmon dish (after having to forego the Halibut). The salmon was good though not impressive.
Overall, Boulevard is not a good experience and a poor value. Go to Blue Water Cafe, Ancora or Yew for better seafood at comparable prices.
Our party of 9 was seated in one of the more private rooms at the rear of the restaurant. Lovely room but one of our guests stepped on a potato underneath the table. This should have been cleaned up after the previous guests. The food was extremely salty, but good. The service was very good. I will come back again.
Food Was Very Good. Waiter was attentive and monitored the table well. One item I considered
a miss was when we ordered a caviar plate quoted At Market, the server failed to inform us of that quote, which on the final bill amounted to over 1/2 of the charge of the wine and meal or $150 CAD . It was a moment that dulled an otherewise good dinner.
Our first time at the Boulevard; it deserves the high rating for the dining experience. From the food to the service; the freshest of the ingredients, taste, plating, almost every dish were on point. Service was attentive without being obtrusive. Worth a revisit when we return to Vancouver.
Service was slow had to repeatedly ask for hot water for my tea. Took 45 min for food to come. Waiter was forgetful. Sunny side up was leathery and cooked on top of the soggy so called croque madame. Pulled pork was more like deli meat. Clam chowder is too salty. Bacon was good though.
I was disappointed that didn't any brand sparkling water like Perrier, Badoit or San Pellegrino. The only option was soda water or house sparkling Vancouver water. I like brand water because they usually have better nutrients. Also my friends oder some salmon Pâté and they were shocked to learn that it was farmed salmon. They sent it back and it wasn't charged.
I was quite disappointed at my visit. We came for the caviar service but they ran out of Caviar. They also ran out of lobster and the oyster selection wasn't great. We ordered a dozen oysters and unfortunately one oyster was bad. I wouldn't recommend the seafood tower, there was nothing special about it. We also ordered the steak - medium rare. It was rare/blue. I could still see the muscle was white and wasn't cooked enough. I just sent it back without getting a new one.
The service was slow. Our server was Kelsey I believe. The restaurant wasnt too busy so I didn't understand why our service was slow. Initial drinks took 15-20 mins to come. I asked for olives which were forgotten about.
However, despite our bad dinner, the manager did make an effort to send free champagne and dessert to our table which was appreciated.
Overall I don't think I would be returning to this restaurant.
Everything about this place is amazing! The hostess was very friendly & our server was very attentive! Let me start by saying that their in-house corn bread was out of this world! The steak was cooked to perfection & the sablefish melts in your mouth! Will be back for sure! Hopefully they'll have a chef's tasting menu soon!
I wanted to like this restaurant but I likely will not be back. I'm not super severe but the service here was quite bad. We had Sunday brunch for 8 people. Not super complicated but what we received wasn't very good. We ordered and one couple had to leave early. They ordered and received it. They didn't receive(completely) what they ordered. They seemed to like it but this was just the start. The rest of us ordered . Well half of us didn't get what we had communicated to the server. Mine was a spinach omelette but I asked to hold the spinach and sub with tomatoes, and peppers. What I got was a spinach omelette with tomatoes and peppers. Not the end of the world but it's not what i requested. 2 others were not made correctly. Another thing, it took 10-15 mins for my latte. It turned out it was dropped off at the wrong table. The server never gave us waters and my friend had to serve us waters from the bussing stand.
Overall the food was good but the service was pretty bad. I don't think the server was very organized and seemed confused. The manager on duty did rectify the situation by comping 2 of the dishes, so that was a nice gesture.
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