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Guu with Garlic

1698 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1C7, Canada
+1 604-685-8678
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Japanese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
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1698 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1C7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Was excited about this highly rated place, but extremely disappointed as we had a hard time understanding the menu and were offered no help. We were waiting for it to open in the rain, and were left outside for more than 10 minutes past the...More

Thank AllForFun2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though are alot in the City, it was a firrst trip to an izakya and it was a mixed experience. The setting is great for small locale, if you're not busy talking you can take it the kitchen, the long old-style sitting bar, and...More

Thank BellaSaskatoon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here with family after good experience before. The fried items were less than average, not very appetizing and not very tasty. Rice balls were super dry (not even a sauce to dip those into) and the special was not eatable (yellow fin tempura),...More

Thank Marcus S
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Trying and Izakaya restaurant was on our must do list for Vancouver. Guu w/ Garlic fit the bill and was a lot of fun. We went for lunch, it is a small restaurant and nearly full. First you pick some small appetizers from a try-...More

Thank jennb2003
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Very good Izakaya. Guu with Garlic gets crowded early, so make reservations or arrive early. Everything we ate was very good, but I didn't think any of the dishes were exceptional or stood out. I rate our food between 4 and 4.5 stars, but not...More

Thank junghopak
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Great little place that you need to make reservations for. The whole family (16 and 20 years old) found something and we all loved our selections. The place is lively and the whole staff says goodbye as you leave!

Thank ConnorFamily4
Reviewed 19 August 2017

After reading some reviews, we decided to try this place for our date night. We had ventured near that area the day before for some Peking Duck at ChongQing (another review). Parking is plentiful Great location to walk around and window shop. Back to the...More

Thank Vi D
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat after a 4 hr bike ride around Stanley park and this little restaurant was just around the corner from Spokes bike rental! The staff was so welcoming and you can see the chefs busy cooking behind the...More

Thank ShomiS69
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

If you are walking around Vancouver, you have to pop in the Guug with Garlic. It's really a nice experience, the place looks like a real Japanese place and the food is not the ordinary "japanese for foreigners". It is very good, we tried different...More

Thank RollTheWorld
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I've gone to Guu with Garlic many times over the years so it's high time I wrote a review... Irasshaimase! The food at Guu is always good to excellent, the atmosphere rambunctious and dining often communal. Guu is a "recharging spot... where you refill with...More

1  Thank David B
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Aaron F
6 October 2017|
Response from BellaSaskatoon | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. Their menu is posted on the website and they would I'm sure welcome your call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1698 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1C7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Robson Street
  • Neighbourhood: Robson Street
  • Phone Number: +1 604-685-8678
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