Unwind - West Coast Social

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CAN$30 and under
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Step into elegant yet casual dining at Holiday Inn in downtown Vancouver: UnWind. An extension of our lobby, UnWind – West Coast Social is an interactive hub that brings together a Vancouver restaurant, lounge, coffee shop and patio into one inviting space.

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3.7based on recent ratings
3.6
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3.9
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3.5
ambience
3.4
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RickyL
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Just had the Valentine's dinner ($39,4 course menu). Good deal.

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Pineapple
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Dine out meal was delicious. But portions were a bit small.

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Kitty
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience3

I brought my family to dine out to celebrate CNY as the menu looks very attractive and tasty. Afterwards, I was quite disappointed with the experience. The servers were polite but very careless when they serve dirty utensils to customers. When I asked for a cup of warm water, I flagged to them immediately a big piece of disgusting chocolate/coffee stains on the cup. When the beef was served, the handle of the knife has a very oily texture. I bet it's the dishwasher problem. The beef itself is fine but it is overrated if you call it an AAA sirloin. Not sure if this is now the quality of a $25/3-course-meal due to inflation, I'd rather spend it on a decent lunch/brunch.

Unwind - West Coast Social
Responded on January 29, 2020

Gong Hei Fat Choy Kitty, We were sad to read your review, but we appreciate the time you took to write it. These 2 stars are the lowest we've seen, but given what we have read, it sounds like we are even more frustrated than you are. Our servers are our strength, and it is disappointing to see we let you down on Saturday. We'll review with our team, as these obvious misses are unacceptable :( Please do not hesitate to contact us directly before your next visit. We promise we're better!

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teemsum
Vancouver
13 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

DH & I were here for Dine Out Vancouver 2020, a 3 course meal for $25.00 per person.

Appetizers
PÉTALES DE CANARD
Fraser Valley Duck Breast Smoked with Cherry Wood, and served with Pineapple-Gooseberry Salsa, and Fresh Arugula BC
or
HOME MADE SOUP
Cream of Celery Soup, with West Coast Mussels Stewed in Chardonnay

Entrees
GRADE AAA BEEF MEDALLIONS
Marinated for 24 Hours in Cabernet Merlot, then Grilled to Order. Served with Fresh Spinach-Potato Dumplings, Crispy Asparagus, and Exotic Mushroom-Tarragon Sauce
or
CHEF'S CATCH
Fresh Icelandic Cod and West Coast Mussels, with Fennel Sauce on Mint Spätzle, and Seasonal Vegetables

Desserts
MIXED BERRY TART
With Vanilla Egg Foam, and Gooseberry-Mango Coulis
or
CRÊPES SUZETTE
Fresh Crêpes with Caramel Beurre Blanc, Orange Zest, and Grand Marnier.
Flambéed Live by our Culinary Team and served à la Mode, Bien Sûr

This is a 30 seat restaurant. They have two long communal tables, two tables of 4, 1 table of 2, and 3 booths that seat 2-3 people. The booths have their own tv but please don't turn them on because the sound can be disturbing to other guests.
This place is casual so no need to dress up. Also, they don't push the alcohol & if you only want to drink hot water, that's fine with them too.
There is only one server, so please be patient.
Our server was Darcy, he was friendly and personable. Feel free to joke with him.
DH ordered soup, beef (medium), and crepes suzette.
I ordered duck breast, beef (medium well), and crepes suzette.
The soup had 2 mussels, there were 6 slices of duck breast.
I thought beef medallions would be circular but they were a small rectangular shape. It was tasty. There were 5 spinach-potato dumplings, & 4 spears of asparagus.
When they bring the crepes suzette, the grand marnier is in a metal container, and the server will pour the whole thing over your crepes suzette. I thought it was too much alcohol. You might want to tell him that you'll pour it yourself. Also, it wasn't flambeed live.

Unwind - West Coast Social
Responded on January 29, 2020

Hello Teemsum, I am thrilled to see you had a generally positive experience the other night for DOV! The menu is a tonne of fun, but I agree there are a couple kinks we had to iron out. The live flambee of Grand Marnier in particular is something we ironed out just last night for good (I hope)! Darcy is indeed a great member of our team, and we're appreciative of your feedback. Hopefully we can welcome you back soon to earn stars 4 and 5.

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OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Food was not flavourful/tasty enough or enough in quantity for this level of restaurant

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vipShirleyT
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This restaurant sits inside Holiday Inn in downtown Vancouver. The food is satisfactory at affordable price. It is not a busy Sunday night, therefore, we get our meal fairly quickly. Beside, the service is very attentive too.

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vipVissidarte
Seattle
368 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience3

The server LEO made it all worthwhile w his gr8 attitude & care! He made sure, I had everything & recommended a new menu item: A delicious Brussels Sprout salad!
I wld return only 2 hv the lovely, caring service of Leo! The eatery was calm & quiet, a gr8 refuge on a Saturday night.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience3

In a Holiday Inn? Hotel in case you’re trying to find it. Service was attentive and burger hit the spot.

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Unwind - West Coast Social is rated 3.7 stars by 8 OpenTable diners.

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