Best Spots for a Business Lunch in Vancouver

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Looking for a fantastic location to host a business lunch in Vancouver, BC? We’ve got you covered! Whether you are looking for a cozy atmosphere, modern interior or a taste of multicultural cuisine, there is something for everyone in this vibrant city. From local seafood to French, Canadian and Italian cuisine, we have rounded up a select few of the top restaurants that are perfect for your next business lunch in Vancouver.

1. Coast

Looking for somewhere to impress your clients or colleagues? We highly recommend visiting Coast restaurant if your business travel takes you to Vancouver, BC. Here you can find fantastic, west coast inspired dishes, such as incredible, fresh oysters, tenderloin steak and fish tacos.

If you are looking to indulge a little, there is a great selection of sweet treats, including rich butter cakes, decadent chocolate cakes and the classic creme brûlée.

Among the drinks, Coast offers an exceptional, curated wine list, classic cocktails and craft beers. 

With its focus on quality and class, Coast is the ideal destination for a memorable business lunch.

Location – 1054 Alberni St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1A3, Canada

Website glowbalgroup.com/coast/ 

2. Tableau Bar Bistro

In search of sensational French cuisine? Try Tableau Bar Bistro. Enjoy mouth-watering dishes such as succulent steak with crispy french fries, plump oysters and juicy duck breast. To satisfy sweeter cravings, their delicious cheesecake, profiteroles and asida are customer favourites.

If you visit this restaurant, you should be sure to try some if their incredible homemade wine. 

With a stylish and sophisticated atmosphere, this is the perfect place to conduct business, network and unwind over a delicious meal.

Location – 1181 Melville St, Vancouver, BC V6E 0A3, Canada

Website – tableaubarbistro.com

3. Glowbal

For a proper culinary experience, look no further than Glowbal, the flagship restaurant of the Global Restaurant Group. Located in the iconic TELUS Garden, Glowbal is a showcase of stripped-down North American cuisine, taking ingredients from across the continent to create unforgettable dishes.

The restaurant has a real high-energy atmosphere, personified by it’s bustling open kitchen. Make sure not to miss out on the Truffled Spaghetti & Signature Meatballs, Queso Fundido, Chili & Garlic Fried Sea Bass and Miso Marinated Sablefish.

To pair with your lunch, check out the carefully curated wine list, featuring a diverse range of old and new world vintages, rare cellar gems, inventive cocktails and draft beers.

Glowbal is a great location to host a business lunch in Vancouver, BC.

Location – 590 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1A3, Canada

4. ARC Restaurant and Bar

For a slightly more laid back, bar setting. The ARC provides the perfect atmosphere for a boozy lunch, whilst still maintaining a polished, corporate backdrop.

Savour the flavours of the Pacific Northwest with sumptuous dishes like wild salmon, fall-off-the-bone beef ribs and fresh oysters...

Wash down your meal with a perfectly paired glass of merlot, craft beer, or smooth bourbon, all available at the well-stocked bar. Make a lasting impression with your business lunch at ARC Restaurant and Bar.

Location – 900 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 3L5, Canada

Menu – places.singleplatform.com

5. Le Crocodile

If you are really trying pull out all the stops and impress an important executive, or close a big client, La Crocodile might just be the place to do it. 

Definitely at the pricier end of our recommendations, La Crocodile is  a unique culinary experience, where classic French cuisine meets contemporary flair.

Their extensive menu features mouth-watering dishes such as seared frog legs and a slow-cooked lamb shank stew. The pastry selection is equally as impressive, with fresh-baked muffins, tarte au citron and delicate soufflés.

The list of wines available is ever changing and meticulously crafted and guests rave about the quality of the coffee.

The knowledgeable and friendly staff will ensure your business lunch in Vancouver is a memorable one.

Location – 909 Burrard St #100, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2N2, Canada

Website – lecrocodilerestaurant.com

6. Hawksworth Restaurant

For a refined and sophisticated business lunch spot in central Vancouver, you should certainly try the Hawksworth Restaurant in The Georgia Hotel.

This renowned eatery serves up delicious Canadian cuisine, featuring dishes like succulent scallops, rich duck breasts and delectable scotch, champagne, or white wine to complement your meal.

This restaurant also features a private dining room on the second floor for up to 60 guests, perfect organizing larger events and more sophisticated business gatherings.

Location – 801 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6C 1P7, Canada

Website – hawksworthrestaurant.com

7. Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House

If you are looking for something a little more casual, with the potential for catching a bit of live music, a great spot for teams to meet, certainly during happy hour, is Joe Fortes!

The iconic San Francisco-style seafood grill has some fantastic lunchtime offerings, such as a succulent Arctic char, a seafood platter and some truly sensational lobster rolls amongst many other options.

The wine list features over 300 hand picked options so you will be sure to find a great bottle to pair with your food.

With its warm and welcoming atmosphere, personal service and prime location (just off bustling Robson Street) Joe Fortes is a great option for your business lunch in Vancouver.

Location – 777 Thurlow St, Vancouver, BC V6E 3V5, Canada

Website – joefortes.ca

8. Minami

If Japanese cuisine is what you are looking for, then a great location for a sophisticated and memorable business lunch in Vancouver, Minami is the place to go!

Sustainably caught Japanese fish and imaginative hot dishes are all masterfully prepared by skilled chefs. The menu includes a great selection of unique rolls and nigiri, even offering a AAA Stirling Silver Butler steak!

The rustic dining atmosphere perfect for any professional gathering.

With typically fast service, this is a great option even at peak hours!

Location – 1118 Mainland St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2T9, Canada

Website – minamirestaurant.com

Conclusion

Vancouver has diverse range of dining options, you could spend hours trying to hand pick the right spot, especially when it comes to seafood.

So, no matter who you are looking to impress. Whether that be employees, clients or new leads, our extensive list of business lunch restaurants in Vancouver will have you covered!

Often find yourself travelling for business? Here you can find the top lunch restaurants in Toronto as well as the best business lunch restaurants in Calgary.

And, for help booking and managing corporate travel for you and your business make sure to contact us today!

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