Gramercy Grill
Gramercy Grill

Gramercy Grill

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.gramercygrill.ca/
  • Phone: 6047305666
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm; Brunch: Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm, Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Northwest, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Dennis Huang
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Any size group can be accommodated.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 11th Avenue
  • Public Transit: Public transit stops within one and a half block - if you are staying in downtown Vancouver you would take the number 18 (The Arbutus bus) and get off at Broadway and Arbutus and walk south one and a half block - we are located at the corner of 11th and Arbutus.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: You will find access to the underground pay parking lot at the rear of the building or you may prefer to park right out front as there is ample street parking in the area.
A word from Gramercy Grill
The Gramercy Grill is a neighborhood bistro with a downtown feel. We choose to offer locally sourced, grass fed & wild products on our menus when every possible. Our commitment to you our guest is to provide a memorable meal in a comfortable room - served with a sense of humor and the skill to make it all seem effortless. Feel free to arrive early for your reservation to enjoy your favourite cocktail at our lively bar before going to your table. If it's not raining you may wish to dine on our sunny patio!
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNorthwest
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Gramercy Grill reviews from OpenTable diners
35 reviews since May 3, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food4
    Service4
  • Ambiance3.7
    Noise LevelModerate
85% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (27)great for brunch (20)great for outdoor dining (18)fit for foodies (16)great for lunch (15)special occasion (13)good for groups (11)kid-friendly (10)romantic (9)notable wine list (6)hot spot (2)vibrant bar scene (2)late-night find (1)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Quaint Neighbourhood Gem
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    This is a favorite place for 'the girls' at work to go for lunch. The food is always good, there's a good variety on the menu to suit all of us and it's always consistent. I consider it a real treat to go here for lunch. The service is very friendly and the atmosphere is very bright.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Late Evening Dinner
    HungryEats
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    I happened to have dinner on their Monday pasta night; very tasty (wished there was more broccoli in the dish) and they offered up a wine that was being tested before going into the store - Screw It. Definitely will come back.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Great spot, good food & service & best of all lots of menu choices!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loooong wait
    Ellymc
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    One server for the patio, busy. Took a long time just to give orders for drinks, and then those long waits continued. One of the entree orders arrived when the rest of us had almost finished eating. We possibly would have had second drinks, as well as dessert, but everything took too long. Will not return.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lovely
    Anne
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    My guest and I had a good time. The service was prompt and friendly. The salads were delicious. The coffee is very, very good too!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Always a great experience. Imaginative menu, well presented. Great spot for a drink later in the evening.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great People-Great Food
    Grammi2008
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    A beautiful but relaxing atmosphere with old fashion service and excellent food. Perfect place to meet for a business lunch - where you are made feel at home and comfortable. Love Love Love the friendly and personable service. I will keep going back!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Terrific
    Howard
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Food was delicious, as always. Just a great spot for enjoying a great meal or celebrating a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Father's Day dining venue
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    I took my husband and son for the first time to Gramercy Grill on Father's Day and they did not disappoint. I was worried about this because a previous Father's Day meal out was ruined by the restaurant due to very poor service. Gramercy Grill on the other hand had very friendly service and our food arrived quickly. The food was also very delicious. The oysters on the half shell was fresh and the burrata & prosciutto antipasto with their very flavourful garlic bread reminded us of the food in Italy. The main courses were very tasty. My husband's Seafood Bowl was full of meat and my duck breast was very tender. My son's steak was made exactly the way he wanted - medium rare. We will definitely go back to try their other dishes + wine
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Neighbourhood gem
    DeliciousVIP
    Dined on 5/19/2014
    Always great food and service. Wonderful deals-- pasta night excellent and cheap!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • meh.
    bornandraisedinvan
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    For such an expensive place with a very small menu, the female owner was hostessing and she was super rude and snappy. I had to ask the guy behind the bar if she was OK. turns out, they both own the place. He seemed to be in a great mood, she was definitely not. I didn't feel like they were very accommodating for my mother's request to sit in the sun on the patio, even though it was hardly half full when we got there, and there were plenty of seat options in the sunshine. The server was very sweet. I don't recommend having a caesar there. It wasn't very good at all. Other than that, the rest of the staff was super nice and pleasant. I think my mother enjoyed her breakfast, so that's good.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I concur with "neighbourhood gem"
    Anne
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    Overall a delightful place. The staff is very, very friendly and they manage to create an atmosphere where one can go casual or dressy and feel comfortable. In my opinion, quite the feat. I noted "good" for the service and that isn't entirely fair. Overall it is on the somewhat slow side. That is great during the meal because it has always given us ample time to chat and enjoy each other's company. However, not so good when it comes too getting that first beverage (soft or hard) to the table. Similarly the initial contact. It's a very small complaint so my "good" is leaning heavily to "very good". Don't let that stop you from going. Go! The food is always delicious, the bar is well stocked and the staff is a lot of fun!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place
    ElaineVIP
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    This is a great neighbourhood restaurant. The food is always good. It's very welcome and cozy! Love it! Great martinis.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 22 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 3, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.8
    • Food3.9
    • Ambiance3.4
    • Service3.9
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 458 reviews are from the Gramercy Grill reviews archive.
  • 3 generation treat
    cissy
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    All five of us had a wonderful time, especially good for the 2 granddaughters. We each had a different main course & shared them around. The blackened steelhead and the tempura appetizer (along with the extra special scalloped potatoes) were the hits of the night. Our waiter was very attentive and made us feel comfortable. The evening turned out to be a spur-of-the-moment success at our favourite neighbourhood eatery.
    Special Features:
    Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good but not great
    cissy
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    We enjoyed our meals, but the vegs were only warm, Coffee also only warm. Wish I could give a better endorsement.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food good time
    Food4thoughtVIP
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    Keep going back always some thing different and enjoyable from the appetizer to the desert you must try the lemon tart it's the best
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Real neighbourhood gem
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    We love the buzz in the restaurant as diners enjoy good conversations, food + wine. We have come occasionally and every time we do, we remark, why don't we come more often as we always enjoy the ever changing menu, the friendly staff and ambience. LOVE the mushroom tart appetizer (which is off the menu now but you can still ask for it) and the halibut entrée was excellent - very tasty and perfectly cooked. There are also some interesting side dishes and we especially enjoyed the quinoa.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food was good and the
    Saturdaynight
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    The food was good and the staff other than our server was attentive. The server however had a negative demeanour and attitude and we felt like we were bothering her. Not very welcoming.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Neighbourhood gem
    DeliciousVIP
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    We enjoyed the pairing menu. Interesting,tasty food and wines. Attentive server
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Warm and friendly
    Valndine
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    The food always tastes good and is served in a family friendly and caring way. I would recommend the Gramercy Grill (with confidence) to anyone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good solid food, but...
    Beens
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    Overall, reliable restaurant for a solid meal - not fancy, good honest food. Service is good. Food quality could improve. The menu change, starches added separatel = great idea! The entree portions were quite large, we couldn't finish our plates, even with no starches. The veggies served with strip loan were cooked perfectly, tasty, fresh and yummy! The strip loin was grizzly, fatty, thin, but cooked properly as ordered: rare. However when served, it was not hot, this was communicated but not fixed and no offer to warm up - or anything?? The linguine entree was massive - too big. The seared duck breast was delicious - however, a bit too raw. We had coffees - very good, Dessert menu was enticing, but we had had more than enough to eat.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We came here due to a recommendatio
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/16/2014
    We came here due to a recommendation from a friend for brunch. The eggs benny were good, but the salad dressing was quite oily. The food also took quite a while to come, the server was explaining to another table that there were only 2 chefs and it was busy. Overall, food was good but would I go out of my way to go there to eat as we did this time, no. As well, there are no booster seats for kids but the server was nice enough to bring a cushion for my daughter, which I did appreciate.
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  • Really pleasant evening.
    Helen
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    Five of us met for a family dinner after a tough family death. The warmth and style of Gramercy Crill was a a comfortable backdrop to our meal. Everyone found preferred drinks and menu items and eventually we all felt better after dessert. The waiter was pleasant and informative and his service was excellent. The only wait we had was for the bill and the restaurant had filled up and was busy.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • repeat client
    cml9
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Once again, Gramercy Grill was up to their excellent rating. We always enjoy dining there. The staff, food, facilities are all excellent.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Such an easy place to choose
    Food4thought
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    The service is friendly but professional, the food always tastes great. We had the sable fish - cooked to perfection over a tasty quinoa mix. Every time I arrive - I wonder why I am not here weekly.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A very pleasant evening, as usual
    crypticlover
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    Four of us went for dinner on a Saturday night and were surprised there were so few patrons - realized likely because it was a long weekend, the Olympics were on and it was close to Valentine's Day. Everything we ordered was good - 2 prime rib, one fish dish and a Cornish game hen dinner. I have been on other occasions when I would have said the food was excellent, but this evening it was only good..
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • For a restaurant on a busy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 2/2/2014
    For a restaurant on a busy street (Arbutus) & no view, quite intimate atmosphere. Nice bar w/TV for those who want to watch sports. But, not noisy in the restaurant - very nice. Food & service were fabulous! We will go back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • menu item prime rib with poached
    rooky
    Dined on 2/2/2014
    menu item prime rib with poached eggs was in fact a potato stir with some meat cubes-very misleading not worth the cost at all
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 1/31/2014
    Went during dine out. Was kind of disappointed that they were not serving their a la carte menu at the same time. However, the food, portions, and ambience made up for it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous food
    Reasonable
    Dined on 1/30/2014
    My Dine Out meal was wonderful. The iceberg lettuce starter was incredibly tasty. I had the ribs with bluecheese and BBQ mac and cheese that was scrumptious even though I'm not a blue cheese fan. The lemon tart dessert was tart, intensely lemony and delicious. It was very noisy which made it difficult for our group of six to hold single conversations. The staff seemed overly busy, but friendly. I will definitely return, but not when it's full to capacity.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dine out dinner with Mom
    Bella
    Dined on 1/30/2014
    Checked out this local restaurant during Dine Out and will certainly be going back. The food was delicious. I had the baby back ribs with blue cheese macaroni and it was delicious. Service was fantastic, our server even brought me a bit more macaroni when she noticed the difference in serving sizes to those around us! Something she didn't need to do but her attention to detail and desire to make sure her customers were happy was refreshing and appreciated. Gramercy thanks for raising the bar of local Kits area restaurants you have won a loyal customer.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dine Out Vancouver Lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 1/30/2014
    We had the dine out lunch menu which was priced just right. The food was ok but the service was outstanding. I had a wonderful cream of mushroom soup followed by vegetarian curry. It was a bit dry but ok. This was followed by a slice of pecan pie. ..........quite dry again but eatable. I cook professionally so I know what food should taste like. The value was good for what we got. I would go back in a heartbeat if I lived in the neighbourhood. It is elegant, quiet and we were looked after beautifully by the wait staff.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • only oyster is good
    dlneout
    Dined on 1/29/2014
    The restaurant is pretty small and tight. I went there on dine out event. The appetizer raw oyster is good but the rest is pretty bad. The look of the dishes doesn't show fancyness, the taste feels the same as a fast food restaurant.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dine Out vancouver
    GrannyRose
    Dined on 1/26/2014
    I took advantage of both the lunch and dinner special 3-course meals for Dine-Out Vancouver. Both were excellent and my guets were very pleased to discover this neighbourhood restaurant.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dine Out 2014
    Haalass
    Dined on 1/26/2014
    A friend and I decided to try Gramercy Grill out during Dine Out Vancouver and really had a good meal. I found there was a great variety and everything we had was excellent. I had the Beef Carpaccio, Duck and Tiramisu. All were great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent discovery
    Cnarny
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    The restaurant was very busy. We had reservations and were seated within a very short time. From the moment we were seated the service began with a friendly and professional air and continued throughout the evening in what I believed to be a very timely manner. The atmosphere was jovial and if loud, at least merry. The menu was extensive and varied so that anyone could order and enjoy some type of meal. The items themselves were very well presented and delicious. I would highly recommend everyone to come and try to disprove me.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very pleased with the selection
    CDNN
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    Very pleased with the selection Gramercy offered for dine out; the four of us all had something different! I didn't choose the wine but was more than pleased with what was served! I'd recommend this spot to friends and family! I'd like to try the brunch menu!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • They seated us right away
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    They seated us right away but after that the service was pretty slow and it wasn't even that busy. As for the food, I had the curry and the rice was hard and crispy... The waiters were friendly at least, but overall it was too expensive for the experience that I had. Will not be going back.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dine out Gem!
    Facehole
    Dined on 1/24/2014
    Was excited about our booking because of the fantastic dine out options and was looking forward to the experience and great food. On top of it meeting all my expectations - they hadn't favourite wine from the Niramata winery La Frenz which is sold out for purchase right now! Great time and will plan to come back soon.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good but not great.
    YummyVIP
    Dined on 1/24/2014
    Dine Out. Salad was good but very ordinary. Mussels very good especially the broth (not too salty so completely drinkable). Schnitzel good but beans were way too al dente and the potatoes appeared to have been cooked the day before and just reheated prior to serving. Definitely no good. Duck was okay -- the skin could have/should have been crisp. Lemon tart was very nice. Tiramisu was very good too -- nice and moist, but was served in a blob. Looked like someone scooped it into the bowl like you were going through a cafeteria line up. I know they were busy because it was Dine Out. But that should be a time when a restaurant should really shine to show off their stuff. Gramercy Grill was good. But certainly not great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.