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For 2
Date
Fri, 2/23
Time
7:00 PM
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forage

4.4
1959 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Northwest
Top Tags:
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for a Date
Forage connects diners to local fishers, foragers and farmers. Also featured? The handiwork of an eclectic crew of talented BC distillers, winemakers, and brewers. The menu is – first and foremost – delicious, but also reflective of Whittaker’s uncompromising commitment to local ingredients and building community through shared plates. Our service is designed for sharing many plates family style. So choose as many as you like, share some delicious food, and enjoy the best of what BC has to offer. Larger groups please contact the restaurant directly at 604-661-1400. Thank YOU!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Northwest, Contemporary Canadian
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Monday-Friday 630am-10am
Sat/Sun 7am-10am

Weekend Brunch: Sat/Sun 10am-2pm

Dinner from 5pm nightly


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Phone number
(604) 661-1400
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Chris Whittaker
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Private party facilities
From dinner parties and barbeques to weddings and corporate lunches, Forage will deliver the quintessential Vancouver experience to you and your guests. Forage and Forage Catering are zero waste not only will you serve your guests delicious, beautiful food, but they will feel good knowing that their carbon footprint got a little fainter while they enjoyed it.
We can come to you, or you can enjoy your special occasion in one of our private spaces.

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Private party contact
Jacquie Bjorkes: (855) 625-8594
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Catering
Forage Catering is manged by two lovely ladies, Forage Outside Catering Manager Allison Westbridge handles any catering done at any venue of your choosing 604-661-1416. Jacquie Bjorkes handles any bookings of our onsite private rooms 604-661-1419.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Jervis St.
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Parking details
Valet parking is available for a fee.
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Public transit
1/2 block east
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Special events & promotions
The Legendary Forage Meat Draw--Sundays through Wednesdays. Draw at 8:30 every night. Hair of The Dog Brunch Happy Hour 9-10am Sat/Sundays.
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1959 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.5
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4.4
service
4.3
ambience
4.1
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JilllovesForage2018 
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Awesome job Forage ! I went with a bunch of my farming friends and they were very impressed with the waiters knowledge on where products are coming from and how to best experience them. The food was exquisite and delicious. Can’t wait to go back!

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vipregularcalgarydiner (Calgary)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Awesome meal. Server was very friendly, provided good advice and described the dishes perfectly. We ordered six plates and three desserts for four people and every one was creative and delicious.

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OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Food was very fresh and perfectly prepared. Super fresh oysters, seafood cooked perfectly, pasta al dente and tasty. Great service. The sable fish special was so perfect and delicate. Although the Humbolt squid was good, the strong fish sauce and spices over powered the other dishes so we saved it to the end.

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vipUptownGirl (Denver)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

We dined 3 times at this restaurant while visiting Vancouver from Denver, CO and it was an amazing experience all 3 times. Great food, outstanding service and very friendly staff. The food choices were unique and well prepared and locally sourced. If we lived in Vancouver would be a regular spot for us...my personal favorites...grilled kale salad, beetroot salad, halibut cheeks and the amazing eggs benny!!! Will definitely return when we come back to Vancouver!!

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Great brunch! The special was really great.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Our server, Ryan, was awesome!

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Eating2live (Toronto)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Had the opportunity to catch up with a friend in a relatively quiet environment around 1:30pm on Saturday. Service was friendly and the food options were flexible - can sub scone in lieu or some sides which is nice. Healthy lunch. Highly recommend

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vipOpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Fantastic food and service. Great cocktail. Good wine selection. Can’t wait to go back!

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OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Fantastic food and service! This was an extremely memorable meal and we would come back in a heartbeat!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Second time at Forage. I had an amazing time the first time there and had their halibut cheeks which were very lightly breaded and fried served with delicious picked radishes which perfectly complimented the taste palate. I raved so much about it that my colleagues wanted to go when I went again. Sadly they now prepare the halibut cheeks differently and they were no longer spectacular and tasted almost overdone and gone were the pickled radishes. This preparation did not do justice to such a wonderful delicacy like halibut cheeks. I hope they bring back the old preparation of these wonderful jewels. As disappointed as I was with the halibut cheeks, their preparation of the duck breast was perfect and amazing. The gnocchi were perfectly prepared little morsels of amazing flavors that made your mouth always wanting more. Both dishes are worth ordering again! We also tried the lamb neck and the pan bread. Both were decent, but nowhere near the caliber of the duck, gnocchi, or the old version of halibut cheeks.
The ambiance seemed more of a great "date night" location. We lucked out with the same great waiter as previous, too bad he seemed a bit over whelmed so this experience wasn't as memorable or personal as previous but still good.
Will definitely go again, but there is a part of me that is sad that I will have to find another place to get halibut cheeks.

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