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West Restaurant + Bar

$$$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
2881 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3J4, Canada
+1 604-738-8938
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“tasting menu” (13 reviews)
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Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2881 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3J4, Canada
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

A quiet corner table had been set aside for us as requested when we made the reservation. Service was prompt, expert and very attentive, and the menu and wine/drinks lists offered lots of variety. We went with crispy duck salads, and ling cod for one...More

Thank Paul K
ToptableGroupTeam, General Manager at West Restaurant + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Paul, Thank you so much for your kind words! We appreciate you taking the time to leave a comment about your experience and hope you'll be able to join us again soon. P.S. Is your profile photo your shot? It looks like it was...More

Reviewed 21 November 2017

I had the Seafood Tasting Menu. The Arctic Char was very good but the highlight was the Ravioli with the Side Stripe Prawns. The service was professional and paced correctly for a tasting menu. The wine selection was excellent. The ambiance is pleasant if not...More

Thank retiredcanadian_wpg
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We went because it came somewhat recommended. initially, the ambiance was quite pleasant. As more patrons came in and insisted on being observed, the noise level reached an irritating crescendo. The originality of the dish presentation was, alas, not matched by its taste. Nothing elevated...More

Thank Traveller0024
ToptableGroupTeam, General Manager at West Restaurant + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Traveller2004, Thank you for providing us with your valuable feedback. I’m sorry to hear that your experience with us did not live up to your expectations. We take pride in sourcing the freshest, regional ingredients and make every effort to only offer the best...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed with this visit (my first and last). I ordered the risotto appetizer and the sable fish as my main. Both dishes were very bland and to be honest very disappointing. With the reputation this establishment had I was expecting a culinary treat, rather...More

Thank George G
ToptableGroupTeam, General Manager at West Restaurant + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Hello George G, Many thanks for taking the time to share your candid remarks regarding your recent dining experience at West. It is unfortunate to learn that our menu offerings did not meet your expectations. We take your comments very seriously and have shared them...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came here for our anniversary dinner. Since we got my mother to babysit our children, we purposely came early, to avoid finishing dinner too late to pick up the kids. It worked out great as West offers an excellent 3-courses pre-theatre...More

Thank zt-travel-n-dineout
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Spent a very enjoyable rainy Sunday having brunch with another couple. The service was attentive, the food delicious as always. I love coming to this restaurant and never pass up the opportunity to do so.

Thank Eliza-Tay
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Our party of 6 was just coming off a cruise from Alaska and West was highly recommended. Everyone in our group was so very impressed with the atmosphere, food, and impecable service. From Hostess, manager to the little bus girl our service was perfect. We...More

1  Thank Alesia S
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

West restaurant is one of the best restaurants that I have ever visited. Food & Service was great!! The only recommendation is try at least one cocktail from the menu.

Thank Vancovervoyager
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I have eaten here many times and it is always outstanding. If you are looking for fabulous food and a restaurant that is not too noisy, this is it!

Thank ngg999
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We went there for dinner for the first time in about 10 years and they are very accommodating and had some beautiful plating and great food we would definitely go there again

Thank kevincanada
South Granville
The neighbourhood closest to the airport, a generous
mix of locals and tourists populate the area. The
blend has made it a go-to spot to find an eclectic
collection of entertainment, from theatres and
cinemas, to antique stores and last-minute kitsch
souvenir shops. It gives off a transient vibe, and is
one of the more higgledy-piggledy areas in terms of
what you'll find, making it a fun area to explore and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2881 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3J4, Canada
    (13th St.)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > South Granville
  • Neighbourhood: South Granville
  • Phone Number: +1 604-738-8938
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Recognized as the 'jewel in Vancouver's culinary crown', West Restaurant's outstanding contemporary regional cuisine and seamless service has earned much critical acclaim. Pristine seasonal ingredients are sourced to deliver superbly conceived dishes offering modern interpretations of classics. For those keen to observe 'behind the scenes' action and experience West from a unique perspective, the two 'chef's tables' can be found directly adjacent to the presentation kitchen. One of the highlights of the dining room is a temperature-controlled wall of wine, and under it, the long cherry wood bar that gracefully anchors the conversation-where martinis and cocktails are composed of fresh herbs, juices and creative infusions. A Werner Forster installation floats under the ceiling-a study of light and motion. The leather chairs are the Mario Bellini designed originals found at MOMA, surrounding etched stone tabletops, highlighting a handsome and inviting room that speaks to contemporary Vancouver.
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