A Seafood Tradition in Vancouver since 1981 The Boathouse Restaurant specializes in SEAFOOD — world class, fresh seafood, hand selected by our team of chefs with only the highest quality making it onto the plate. The oceans best is complimented with the highest quality steaks — CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEF, premium cuts aged 35 days, then grilled to perfection. Boathouse offers an extensive wine list with the best and largest selection of BC VQA wines, as well as wines from around the world. The Boathouse Restaurant — Always a View, Always on the Waterfront The Boathouse first opened in Vancouver in 1981 in it's original Coal Harbour location, and then moved to the English Bay location when the Coal Harbour area was redeveloped in the late 80's. For over 25 years, in six awesome waterfront locations, Boathouse has been providing Vancouver's best waterfront dining. It truly is the definitive West Coast restaurant. Voted Vancouver's Best Patio in 2006, 2007 and 2008. Always on the water? The Boathouse continues to provide the world's best seafood right in your neighborhood. With heated and covered patios in most locations, you can enjoy patio dining year round.