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Afghan Horsemen Restaurant

1833 Anderson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 4E5, Canada
+1 604-873-5923
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shoulder” (13 reviews)
“fried potatoes” (10 reviews)
“pita bread” (8 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Afghani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1833 Anderson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 4E5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to this place many times. Once every 2-3 months. Excellent food and service. Good quality is very nice.

Thank Shah K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service and so is their food. Really enjoyed the evening and looking forward to going back

Thank Judith K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been here twice now and cant stop raving about it. Really, its located in a bit of a non-descript place, and you would not expect what you get. Close to Granville Island market place, up 2 flights of stairs and on top of a...More

Thank Marty V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy upon arrival...waited 10 minutes for our table! All staff were friendly and apologetic for the wait. We were here for Dine Out, menu choices were all interesting. We ordered different dishes and shared.....great way to taste the difference flavours.....eggplant stew, roasted lamb shoulder.....all...More

Thank Jacq55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of dining here recently and sitting on the floor in one of the cushioned rooms. It was a wonderful environment and made my evening. The service was decent and the food was good, though I wouldn't recommend the ravioli, not bad,...More

Thank Joel P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After reading the reviews decide to try out this restaurant. After placing our order we received our food five minutes later. The presentation of the food was not very appetizing. The food was not hot realizing why we received it so fast. Everything was obviously...More

Thank roblav
Reviewed 23 January 2018

The Afghan Horseman provides a unique dining experience...the restaurant is decorated in hanging material, Afghan lanterns and lamps, and there is even an "Afghan Room, where you take off your shoes and enter a large room with low tables where you sit on rugs and...More

Thank GreenLakeReener
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Very impressed with this establishment. We booked a table of 10 for dine out and some of us were very late but they were patient and got the order in quickly. Food was prompt, tasty and portions generous. Non intrusive service. Only downside was we...More

Thank Postcard120
Reviewed 10 January 2018

The atmosphere of the restaurant is authentic Afghani and they serve food in that style too. Take a seat in the inside room where they make you sit on the floor. Try various delicacies and surely it would win hearts. Not so much options though...More

1  Thank Ankurrm
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

The Afghan Horseman has been a Vancouver favourite for locals and visitors for over 40 years. Specializing in authentic Afghan cuisine, the restaurant specializes in succulent lamb, beef and chicken dishes as well as delicious vegetarian platters. Try their eggplant dishes; a melt-in-your-mouth experience of...More

Thank lesliesH7325QI
Granville Island & Fairview
One of the favoured neighbourhoods for a day out,
Granville Island's packed theatres and art studios,
hobby shops and book stores, restaurants and bars, all
offer a plethora of activities and entertainment
options, leaving no one bored. The highlight of the
area is the Fisherman's Wharf, where the seagulls
overhead and the smell of the sea invigorate its many
visitors, some of who are there to shop the fresh
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Lucia J
17 November 2017|
Response from KateinVancover | Reviewed this property |
Contact the restaurant directly and ask them. It is the only way to know for sure.
11 May 2017|
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Response from DerHotelinspector | Reviewed this property |
no dance floor
Thomas C
21 August 2016|
Response from KateinVancover | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the website you can see the menu. Definitely g-free choices.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1833 Anderson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 4E5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Granville Island & Fairview
  • Neighbourhood: Granville Island & Fairview
  • Phone Number: +1 604-873-5923
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