Restaurant Awards 2024: Best Seafood Restaurants in Vancouver

We've got no shortage of great seafood in this city. Here are the top spots.

The Best Seafood Restaurants in Vancouver 2024

Gold: Boulevard

Our city’s oceanside location sets high expectations for its seafood scene, and these restaurants more than meet them. Boulevard takes gold, captivating our judges with its stunning seafood tower and perfect charcoal-grilled sablefish. Chef Roger Ma’s virtuosity shines in dishes such as the seared scallops with red curry and roast lingcod with chorizo-stuffed peppers, both praised by our judges for their flawless flavours.

845 Burrard St.


Silver: Blue Water Cafe

Silver is clinched by the iconic Blue Water Cafe, where chef Frank Pabst’s enduring expertise is evident. One judge enthused, “The cook on my swordfish was perfect,” underscoring the culinary precision that defines the venue. Service here is unparalleled, with patrons noting a near-psychic attention to detail.

1095 Hamilton St.

Blue Water Cafe

Bronze: Mott 32

Bronze goes to the Chinese cuisine-focused Mott 32; while not exclusively seafood, the glamourous room still dazzles with its offerings from the deep, earning it high marks and a place on the podium.

1161 W Georgia St.

Mott 32

Honourable Mentions: The Fish Man and Bravo

Honourable mentions are shared by The Fish Man for its “raucous and fun” Sichuan and Cantonese-style seafood and the brand-new Bravo, whose ambitious dry-aged fish program and vibrant cooking add a dash of daring to Vancouver’s seafood scene.

The Fish Man, 1170–8391 Alexandra Rd., Richmond,
Bravo,  4194 Fraser St.,

Find more of the best Vancouver restaurants on our list of 2024 Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Award winners.