Lapellah Restaurant
Lapellah Restaurant
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Lapellah Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.lapellah.com/
  • Phone: 3608287911
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday-Thursday 11-10 Friday-Saturday 11AM - 11PM Sunday 10AM - 10PM Happy Hour daily 3:30PM-6:00PM Late Night Happy Hour Fridays and Saturdays only 9PM-11PM Sunday Brunch 10 AM - 3PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: David Mork
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Planning a party? Let Lapellah help you with your next event. Contact us to discuss your catering options and your particular menu needs. We want to make your vision a reality. Want more info? Give us a ring at 360.828.7911

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Grand Avenue
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Full parking lot.
A word from Lapellah Restaurant
Lapellah Restaurant and Bar is locally owned and offers its diners wood-fired food and artisanal cocktails. We are a farm to table restaurant equipped with a wood fired oven and wood fired grill. For the best experience with a party of 4 or less - you may want to reserve our "Chef's Counter" where you experience cooks in action as they prepare your meal over an open wood fire. We also have a one of-a-kind communal table that seats up to 20 in our bar if you have a lot of friends.
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Lapellah Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Vancouver's Best!
    ibeadfunVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2013
    Always our favorite place to eat! Mini-vacation every week!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, notable wine list, kid-friendly, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Don't let the neighborhood fool you
    PhxjaneVIP
    Dined on 8/12/2013
    This is a great, clean, upscale restaurant tucked into an odd shopping area on the freeway. Don't be alarmed, the menu and food are outstanding! Service was great, wine list was great. Vancouver has a hidden gem here!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Inspired to write my 1st review
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 7/25/2013
    I suppose you could call me a "foodie" although I find that term a bit overused and pretentious. I enjoy eating out frequently and value good food, fresh ingredients, and true innovation if possible; not just a repeat of whatever is trendy in town right now (I have gotten to the point where I almost refuse to go to a restaurant with a charcuterie plate). Lapellah has some old standards done really well, and some unique touches that really make a meal special. They can their own vegetables, make their own ice cream, bake their own hamburger buns, grind their own meat, etc. Our waitress was truly knowledgable, even knowing the history of the food and guided us through choices that resulted in a really great meal. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never fails to impress!
    lann
    Dined on 7/21/2013
    Lapellah's food is so flavorful and fresh. The seasonal offerings are impressive and the portions are perfect. I tried the Sunday Supper and my husband had the pork chop. The cream corn with jalapenos was out of this world. I could have eaten it all by itself!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We have been to Lapellah a
    dinerVIP
    Dined on 7/20/2013
    We have been to Lapellah a few times before and had success. The trip was not one of them. We shared a heirloom salad which was very good. For an entree, my wife order the salmon. It was served with the center uncooked. We sent it back and they charred the outside over high flame and returned it with the center still uncooked. Mot a good experience.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • would order again
    loggercommodore
    Dined on 7/15/2013
    my hunny and I went for dinner. we both LOVED what we ordered....he had lamb, I had pork. the air conditioning was on in the restaurant, so we ate outside since it was a beautiful evening. the wind picks up a bit at night, so remember to bring a wrap or sweatshirt to stay warm...you'll need it either to eat outside in the wind or inside with the AC. but...the food is GREAT!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved celebrating my friend's
    ibeadfunVIP
    Dined on 7/6/2013
    Loved celebrating my friend's accomplishment! it's always our first choice-place-to-go!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, romantic, notable wine list, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best in Vancouver!
    ibeadfunVIP
    Dined on 6/27/2013
    always our favorite place and favorite servers - great food - always something new!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Solid,As Usual
    peanut37
    Dined on 6/22/2013
    My wife and I were joined by our niece from Seattle for a nice dinner on Saturday evening and it was fabulous. Very good waiter; two of us were recovering from head colds and didn't want any alcohol and the waiter (Michael, methinks) was sympathetic in knowing we had to stay hydrated. The food was great but you know, it always is. We have been to Lapellah about eight times in recent years and to me its best attribute is its consistent excellence. We highly recommend it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, kid-friendly, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good food
    FillmoreVIP
    Dined on 6/16/2013
    My family eats here regularly and enjoy the food. Hitting their happy hour (4 to 6) is fun as the idea is for everyone to pick several items from a menu and the food comes a plate or two at a time for sharing. The red beans and rice is very good; great hamburgers and fries; great barbecue ribs. We haven't been disappointed with anything we have had. The prices during happy hour are more economical as well. Service is excellent.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Liked the outside dining
    MarvVIP
    Dined on 6/10/2013
    Tried the happy hour menu with outside dining. The food was great and it was a relaxing place to dine. It had an open area adjacent to dining for our kids to plan, it works just great.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed - Again
    Steve
    Dined on 6/2/2013
    This was our second visit to Lapellah for brunch on a Sunday. The first time was Mother's Day. Service was off that day; decided to give them another chance thinking service issues could have been result of Mother's Day. Not so. Once again, service was utterly lacking. We were seated promptly & had a nice table. Got water right away from bus boy. Some 5+ minutes later the server finally graced us with his presence & after a further wait, he brought our coffee ... must have been the end of the pot as it was full of grounds! Another 10 minutes & we finally got to order our meal. I had the Spinach & Artichoke frittata: delicious. My wife had the pancakes; ordinary at best. 2 strikes & you're out -- won't return due to service issues.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • so so
    stylin
    Dined on 5/26/2013
    Tho it wasn't crowded when we entered for Happy Hour, it seemed to have a good dinner crowd. The HH menu wasn't original, just ordinary...very small portions. As mentioned not crowded, but waited quite awhile for server to appear -
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • AWESOME!
    NICE2013
    Dined on 5/25/2013
    It was too loud though. We had a hard time hearing the Waiter. Everything else was superb. We don't drink , so we're unable to give a rating on your wine etc. Also need to try out your brunch still.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Thank you for being consistently
    ibeadfunVIP
    Dined on 5/23/2013
    Thank you for being consistently a delightful retreat in our week
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, notable wine list, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perhaps the only very good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 5/21/2013
    Perhaps the only very good restaurant where happy hour is observed everywhere in the restaurant and not just in the bar.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Yes! to this date night
    FishingFashionPlate
    Dined on 5/17/2013
    Great venue for date night. Fantastic food with a creative flare. Great desert drinks and deserts.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food & service
    Seafoodie
    Dined on 5/13/2013
    This is our 'go to' spot when we want something great to eat. It's very reliable that way. Imaginative menu and combination of local ingredients. Pricey and noisy though.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food
    Lucas
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    Best steak I have ever had it was a rib eye steak.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best in Vancouver!
    ibeadfunVIP
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    Always the best service, food, creativity in the menu - fabulous!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Noisy
    Sibby
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    Good food, good service, but too much noise for comfort. Conversation is difficult without shouting.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrible service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 5/10/2013
    I've always enjoyed Lapellah's food and service, but the service on this visit was terrible. We saw our waiter to order and pay. Someone else delivered our food. And when I flagged our waiter down to ask him for something , he never brought it and didn't even acknowledge it when he brought our check.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lapellah Restaurant - a solid "A"
    GZzzzVIP
    Dined on 4/20/2013
    My husband & I enjoyed this restaurant; although dining earlier is recommended as it does get a bit loud. The restaurant has 2 sides; the opposite one was quieter with NO sports TV but we were seated on the other side opposite the bar. Next time, we'll reserve a seat in the other dining area. The food was great; we both had the Asian Chicken Salad which was terrific. And the fried calamari appetizer during Happy Hour was only $5; a true bargain! Our waitress was terrific; we needed to get our meal fairly quickly to make a 6:15 movie. She took great care of us, delivered the tab early to expedite a quick exit and even gave us directions to the theater. All in all - a great find!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I have gone here on several
    KC66
    Dined on 4/19/2013
    I have gone here on several occasions, mostly for Happy Hour and lunch. This time went to dinner. This is a very busy restaurant and they still seem to be struggling at the front desk, even when people have reservations. We had to wait 15 minutes for the type of table we requested, but we were seated exactly where I had requested. Service was somewhat inconsistent. Not sure if they are under staffed or not highly trained. Food was very good. Will go there again!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best new restaurant this year
    KBellVIP
    Dined on 4/13/2013
    It was our first time and we'd heard good things. It exceeded our expectations. The menu is varied-from the simple to the exotic ... something for everyone in our party. My husband had the macaroni & cheese and the creamed kale side .. loved it .. I had the scallops which were exquisite. The halibut fish & chips were sweet, moist and delicious. We will be back ... soon and often. Best new restaurant this year and an unexpected find in Vancouver (We are from Portland).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consistently excellent --
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 4/12/2013
    Consistently excellent -- and one of the few places where happy hour can be enjoyed in the main dining room.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Our favorite place! It's our
    ibeadfunVIP
    Dined on 4/11/2013
    Our favorite place! It's our "mini-vacation" every week!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My wife and I go there often
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/30/2013
    My wife and I go there often and we find it to be very consistent and enjoyable. The changing menu always gives you something to look forward to, but there are always a few of the old favorites.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best restaurant & Happy Hr in Vanc
    ibeadfunVIP
    Dined on 3/26/2013
    fabulous as always! Celebration of 21st birthday for niece was fun!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • On line menu had more choices
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/16/2013
    On line menu had more choices than offered on site, limited selection.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Love this place and the service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/16/2013
    Love this place and the service and food are great.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very nice Happy Hour menu;
    aw3200
    Dined on 3/16/2013
    Very nice Happy Hour menu; nice wine list and reasonable prices.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • love it! love the roasted
    ibeadfunVIP
    Dined on 3/14/2013
    love it! love the roasted veggies - keep making more (and tiny bit larger portions)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great experience
    onyx
    Dined on 3/8/2013
    Celebrating anniversary and decided to stay close instead of driving into Portland. Recommend making a reservation, and glad we did since the place was hopping! Great meal and great service. The filet mignon was cooked to perfection and they are happy to substitute any sides so you get exactly what you want.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Local NW Food
    leftinthecold
    Dined on 3/7/2013
    We have been eating at LaPellah's for a couple of years now and the food is always very good. They always have specials that are worth trying and we enjoy the local northwest cuisine. The only negative is that sometimes the service is very slow, especially on Sundays. We've gone a couple of times in the early evenings on Sundays and have had to wait over 45 minutes after ordering our food. That being said, the wait staff is usually very attentive and pleasant. I would only recommend that they stop by and let you know that your food is coming eventually. That way, you would not think they have forgotten you. During the week, the long waits are never a problem, so perhaps it's a staffing problem.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • always delightful! We consider
    ibeadfunVIP
    Dined on 3/7/2013
    always delightful! We consider it a mini-vacation every week!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, notable wine list, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This place is a find. Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/5/2013
    This place is a find. Service was fantastic, food is the best in Vancouver. The mussels app. was better than the mussels I used to get in Brussels. Nice atmosphere , a little noisy for me with the high ceilings, but I'm old. I don't know what they pay Eric the pastry chef, but it's not enough, reminiscent of European pastries, the best we've had in years.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great ambiance, a hopping
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/22/2013
    Great ambiance, a hopping place for happy hour with an excellent small plate menu. The worst problem is the parking as it is located in a crowded shopping plaza.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • thank you for always having
    ibeadfunVIP
    Dined on 2/21/2013
    thank you for always having the best in service, food and atmosphere!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We thoroughly enjoy this restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    We thoroughly enjoy this restaurant when dining at the bar or counter near the kitchen. However, the experience in the main dining is very poor. The service is extremely slow and the waiter consistently forgot to place the appetizer orders or follow-up on food items that were promised delivery. We were very disappointed as we invited a guest to accompany us to the restaurant. This truly dampened our experience with the restaurant. I doubt we will return when other dining options exist close by. They need to take service lessons from their neighbor--Beaches!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate