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SIP resto-lounge
SIP resto-lounge
  • Address:
    1117 Granville Street
    Vancouver, BC V6Z 1M1
    Granville Entertainment District
  • Cuisine:
    Global, International
    Price: CAN$30 and under

SIP resto-lounge Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.siplounge.com
  • Email: info@siplounge.com
  • Phone: (604) 687-7474
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Sunday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 2:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Global, International, Tapas / Small Plates, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Mike Carter
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wine
  • Catering: Please call for details.
  • Private Party Facilities: Please call for details.
  • Private Party Contact: Peter Raptis (604) 767-4645
  • Entertainment: Throughout the weeks SIP features some of Vancouver’s best House and electronic DJ's as well as international talent on occasion.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Helmcken
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Parking is available on all surrounding streets as well as several lots in the area.
A word from SIP resto-lounge
SIP Resto-Lounge is a truly unique entertainment experience. The perfect fusion of restaurant and lounge gives Vancouver a new Upscale-Casual room with a Sexy New York feel.

As innovators in the restaurant business SIP owners Ray Staniscia, Peter Raptis and Ryan Newman have made advances in the industry, literally moving the kitchen where they feel it belongs, right to the front of house. Going beyond the traditional “open Kitchens” the unique set up at SIP allows guests to interact with the Chef as their meals are prepared at the kitchen bar. The Kitchen bar in itself is a unique concept at SIP

Executive Chef Mike Carter takes pride in not only using the finest produce, proteins and baked goods but also this with a carefully selected array of liquors, wines and beers found in all of SIP’s Inventive Plates. The exclusive flavor profiles born from the kitchen

The room has a warm feel accompanied by a beautiful staff and cutting edge food.Continued

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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGlobal, International
  • Diners' Choice WinnerLate Night Find
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
Diner Reviews
  • "Everything was great when we ate, only issue was they where out of there burger other then that great service, food, music."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "the food at SIP was amazing and the duck confit poutine comes highly recomended. Howeber the service seemed disorganized and disgruntled. I saw too many faces taking care of me. Our actual server was pleasant and did a good job. I would return for the great food."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I went to sip on Friday January 31. We had a reservation for 7:30. My friend and I were promptly brought to our seats. However, when my friend stepped out to make a call several waitresses walked by me about 10 times total and not one of them stopped to ask if I wanted a drink. Eventually one of them came over and asked if I would like a drink while I was waiting for my friend. She was not very friendly towards my friend and I the entire night. To make matters worse it was not very busy that night and it took quite along time for us to get our food. On a positive note my food was good, but I will not be coming back because of the lack of service and snobby waitresses."
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "We went for Dine Out Menu 2014, it was actually surprise me on their 18 dollar menu. The good was not great but it's worth to try for only 18 and good place to hang out with friends:)"
    Dined on 1/29/2014
  • "Our server was Kathy. We ordered water for our beverage. Appetizers: Winter Soup, Tuna Sushi or Meatballs Entree: Mushrooms, Lobster & Prawn Fettucine, or Lamb Tacos Dessert: Panna Cotta or Flourless Chocolate Cake Kathy came by & asked 'are you ok with just the waters ?' I think at this point, she could have clued in that since we didn't order alcohol; she could've asked 'would you like some non-alcholic drinks ?...we have ( & then list some ) ( as the drink menu only had alcoholic drinks ). After Kathy cleared our dessert plates, she asked "would you like some tea ?" ( shouldn't she have asked us when she was clearing our dinner plates ?) I would've liked to drink tea WITH my dessert. Portions were tiny..."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "Dine-out Menu- My husband and I tried opposite things and enjoyed the first 2 courses both. I really liked the Lobster Fettucine.Portions were tiny, but I likely due to it being a cheap Dine-Out menu. Desserts weren't great. I had a great drink though- I think it was a Lucky lady or something. It was great! Service was good and atmosphere okay. I'd go back to try the regular menu."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "We went there for Dine Out Vancouver ($18) but were shocked to see the unbelievably tiny portion served on our table. Both of our food was smaller than any kids meal. They should go for $28 course and serve more reasonable amount! We ended up going for our second dinner afterwards :("
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "The appetizer of tuna sushi was delicious/ The main course of pasta could use a little sip of garlic or something and some parma could have been offered.Service was good. I thought the music could come down a bit so people can talk and hear."
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "Dine Out Vancouver food was delicious, but very small portions. Felt like I needed to go out for food after. Good service and food came in good time."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "Dine-Out 2014 menu - the tuna sushi was a gorgeous dish - very interesting take on an appetizer... then it kind of went downhill from there... the main dish - a shrimp and lobster linguini was maybe something between an appetizer size and the size of a small main... i have encountered smaller-sized portions at upscale restaurants before but this was really pushing it. I mean how much more would it cost to add a few more linguini noodles to a dish? The dessert was so small i thought it was a joke or someone in the kitchen maybe didn't like us so much when they brought it out - a brownie the size of my thumb - seriously. I get and appreciate the small-portion thing at upscale restaurants - but this place took it a smidgeon too far."
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "Fun energetic place to hang out with friends. Good drinks and yummy food. Great prices and specials."
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "Food was okay, but dinner was rushed (to be expected with Dine Out). Three courses in less than an hour is just too fast."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "Not usually downtown but checked out this place thru dine-out. Great place...really enjoyed the menu. would go back for sure!"
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "This was our first Resto-Lounge for this season's Dine Out. It was a very enjoyable start. The Parsnip Soup was great, we had Lamb Tacos and Lobster Fettucinni, both were very satisfying. It was not too noisy and the servers and staff were very attentive. Given that the entire kitchen staff had only been there for week it can only get better.We would go back another day."
    Dined on 1/17/2014