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Donair Dude

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1172 Davie St | at Bute, Vancouver, British Columbia V6X1N1, Canada
+1 604-681-1801
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07:00 - 03:30
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Sun 07:00 - 03:00
Mon - Wed 07:00 - 03:30
Thu 07:00 - 04:30
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 05:00
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Walking along Granville St trying to figure out what to do about dinner. Place seemed clean and well maintained (ie. clean, friendly staff). Couldn't decide bet the lamb or chicken donair. Went with chicken/lamb mix. Large portion, fresh topics and great taste.

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3 Thank Manj M
Otley, United Kingdom
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1,007 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 446 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Hubby fancied a kebab so we toddled around the corner from our hotel to satisfy his hunger! Portion sizes were huge and he could not eat it all. He said it was just OK but nothing extra special. Lots of various vegetable/ fruit additions to go in it plus mild to hot sauces.

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Thank ELAINE B
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

My partner and I on occasion get a Donair from here. & have never been sorry There are other Donair Places in our Area but the service and quality are a far cry from Donair Dude The service is fast pleasant. The ingredients are fresh and you meal although quick is well prepared Prices are good location is great Limited... More 

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Thank Brad S
West Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Over a 3 day weekend I tried this place twice. The donairs are so large its sometimes perfect to split. They had beef and chicken, they close them off with another pita and then onto the Panini press. No leakage, like a small football, so good.

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Thank snooky75
Nanaimo, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We needed a quick meal and decided to see what the fuss was about at Donair Dude. Since it opened on Lonsdale this place has experienced heavy traffic so we joined the queue and went in. I was quite surprised - very healthy choices, large servings and overall reasonable prices. The staff was friendly, helpful and patient. I will gladly... More 

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Thank Diane C
Vancouver, BC
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68 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

They just opened this restaurant on 17th & Lonsdale in North Vancouver. I ordered Chicken Donair Rice Plate ($10.99). It came with rice, 2 dolmades, and tabouli salad, tzatziki sauce and pitta bread. Instead of dolmades, I could replace them with falafel. It was nice. All the food selection and sauce were nice but too bad, I thought chicken was... More 

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Thank ryont
Sunnyvale, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We didn't feel like going to a restaurant and decided to walk around for a quick bite to take into our hotel and stumbled upon this place. We ordered the chicken plate which came with a lot of meat over rice and 2 sides, they also put some hummus, and garlic spread into a pita n grilled it. I picked... More 

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Thank Jollygirl2013
Tucson
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

If you like donair, this is the place to be! Numerous options/combinations and a friendly staff. They are open until 3am, so a great stop for a post-bar snack or early breakfast.

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Thank HornsAndTail
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

i went in for a take away of two donairs and two sodas. the chicken was dry, the salads were ok. and the hot sauce was not hot. the hummus was pasty and not very tasty. i was so looking forward to a great chicken donair.

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Thank Joel K
Edmonton, Canada
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

Street side small eating establishment that serves literally huge traditional pita donairs including lamb!!! Great value and taste!!

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Thank William T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Turkish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 03:00
Monday
07:00 - 03:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 03:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 03:30
Thursday
07:00 - 04:30
Friday
07:00 - 05:00
Saturday
07:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1172 Davie St | at Bute, Vancouver, British Columbia V6X1N1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Davie Village
  • Neighbourhood: Davie Village
  • Phone Number: +1 604-681-1801

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Davie Village
Davie Village is the vital LGBTQ heart of Vancouver. It is the only like area in the world to have a permanent four-way rainbow crosswalk, to symbolise the city's solidarity with many of the businesses, ranging from bars to bookstores, that keep the area vibrant. By day, it is a people-watching stop, with fantastic boutique cafes, but at night is when it really shines, humming with neon lights and nightclub music inside many of the hip and trendy bars and dance halls. The area is diverse and welcoming, and its supportive community makes for a tight-knit group of independent and creative shops.
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