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Salmon n' Bannock

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Canadian, Native American, Gluten Free Options
As featured in Best Food in Vancouver
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7-1128 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1G5, Canada
+1 604-568-8971
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hosts were very accommodating. My wife has a sugar allergy and they were able to modify dishes to accommodate her needs and yet give her a full experience. The food was delicious and filling. It is a restaurant we will return to when we go back to Vancouver.

Thank John S
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Indigenous food done well. Although our table had a debate about the Indian Taco, I say it's not traditional to Canadian Indigenous cuisine, the others argued for it saying it's related to trade etc, however if you order this dish you will not be disappointed. The fish dishes are cooked to perfection and large portion. Bannock is superb! The only... More 

Thank Ojibway-Girl
Billericay, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This restaurant was on our 'must visit' list of things to do in Vancouver and it didn’t fail to disappoint. The restaurant is nothing remarkable in its layout or design especially against the amount of high end restaurants in Vancouver, but it does offer a very calm relaxed environment which is matched by the lovely staff and amazing first nations... More 

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New Jersey
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We found out about this unique restaurant from a First Nations tour guide. Arriving after 7:30 on a cold, rainy Monday evening in October, we were surprised that no other customers were there. Service was attentive and friendly. Our family group enjoyed elegantly presented dinners and desserts. The dishes we chose included salmon with risotto and winter squash, venison sausage,... More 

Thank Jermich
Surrey, Canada
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Had the elk soap in bone broth, very tasty. Then I had the mixed green salad with wild sockeye salmon, the salmon was nicely prepared and melted in my mouth. Then I had the cobbler for dessert, also very good. The food quality was great, not priced if you're on a budget but good food.

Thank mitchcm1
Los Angeles
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427 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Salmon N' Bannock has one of the most interesting menus I have seen in a long time. It's packed with staples from the First Nations of the Pacific Northwest. A lot of those (like salmon, no surprise) are familiar to a lot of people, but the restaurant prepares them in amazingly varied ways. It's small and cozy with friendly staff... More 

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Cambridge, MA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The decor and the meal would have been acceptable at a much lower price. However, with meat that had little flavor (other than that of generic "meat") and halibut that had been badly frozen and had poor tough texture, very plain vegetables and a bannock that was really not a bannock but a biscuit, it was way overpriced and not... More 

Thank Susaron
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I was here earlier this year and had an amazing experience. On the recommendation of a friend when I asked if there was any place in Vancouver where I could sample Indigenous cuisine, they immediately suggested Salmon & Bannock. I was not disappointed. The only criticism I have, is there are too many great things to choose from on the... More 

Thank Ryan C
Sao Paulo, SP
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Arriving on Monday, 8 pm, the restaurant had a vacant table. After waiting almost 10 minutes to the hostess, we were informed by her that she was instructed not to admit any additional guest, as there is a group in the restaurant and the owner/cook is not accepting more orders. After dining in hundreds of restaurants, it is the first... More 

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Remi C, Owner at Salmon n' Bannock, responded to this review

Dear ISR77, We would like to express our regrets for any disappointment caused and would like to take this opportunity to clarify our stand point in terms of accommodating reservations. Before we continue we would like to say that as hard as negative reviews may be difficult to read when you are wholeheartedly involved in your business, sometimes they are... More 

Whistler, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by this unique First Nations' themed restaurant for lunch. We really enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere and the delicious food. The specialties of the house are fresh local fish and game. We had the signature Salmon Burger, a smoked salmon/beet/arugula salad, and the Bison "soup of the day". All we're tasty and served in generous portions. Service was leisurely paced,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$34
Canadian, Native American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-1128 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1G5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Shaughnessy
  • Neighbourhood: Shaughnessy
  • Phone Number: +1 604-568-8971
We are Vancouver's only First Nations restaurant. We specialize in wild fish, free range game meat and of course bannock, freshly baked daily. We use traditional ingredients that we prepare and present in a modern way. In our small casual bistro everyone is welcome as they are. In the spirit of First Nations' traditions, our intention is to provide a gathering place where the focus is on the people and the food. Inez (Nuxalk Nation) and Remi Owners

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