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Aug 29, 2013 12:23 PM

Looking for best fresh and variety of northwest seafood in Vancouver

OK I've been over this board and all I see people mentioning are Asian places and almost nothing else! Now I love Asian and I understand the connection for this city. However I'm looking for some places that serve good fresh local clams, oysters, salmon, halibut, Dungeness crab. So please help.

Here are my parameters. I'll be in town for two evenings end of Sept. Staying at the airport, plan to use the skytrain, and have some familiarity with the city having visited here many times in the past. Price, as long as quality is there, is not a significant consideration. I prefer relaxed informal places but also willing to hit the occasional white table cloth place. Not sure if it's still open, but to give you an idea of what I'm looking for I was a fan of the Cannery. Hope this helps and looking forward to your knowledgeable replies.

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    1. Most restaurants in Vancouver have local seafood on the menu, even if they aren't a "seafood restaurant".

      Some places I'd recommend based on what you're seeking:

      The Flying Pig:

      For something extremely casual, Fish Shack (owned by Glowbal) might be worth a consideration if you're looking for a seafood-only menu:

      Sadly, the Cannery was demolished in 2010.

      1. Joe Forte's

        Rodney's Oyster House

          1. Since you're staying at the airport, Jambalaya, try Steveston Village (SW corner of Richmond) and go to PaJo's:




            Or if sushi & Japanese is of interest, try:


            Sushi Hachi

            Ichiro Sushi

            Mega Sushi

            Takeya Sushi