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Vault Restaurant

4.4
2033 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Northwest
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Standing out like a fresh tattoo on a burly forearm, The Vault Restaurant serves mouth-watering martinis, delicious wines and fabulous food. Once inside, you will be greeted by an eclectic, lively room, a diverse menu and tantalizing cocktails, including “the best Caesar in town.” First built in 1948, The Vault retains many of its original features, including the concrete bank vault.

Outside the private vault, guests are seated in the restaurant’s lounge or dining room, surrounded by an eclectic décor, including bicycle frames, ornate mirrors and a tiki lounge! The funky style combined with live jazz or blues music and you’ve got yourself a hip and quirky restaurant, with a cool, laissez-faire vibe. The Vault’s diverse menu features Northwest cuisine, offering dishes that are simple, yet rich in flavour.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Northwest, Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch 5 days a week: mon-fri 11:30am - 2:30pm Drinks & Snacks from 2:30pm - 4:30pm; Dinner 7 days a week: Sunday /Monday 4:30pm-9:00pm, Wednesday/Thursday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:30pm
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Phone number
(604) 576-4243
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
58 Ave
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Parking details
Complementary customer parking available in lot directly behind building. Free Public parking also available on street.
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Entertainment
Live Entertainment Friday and Saturday Evenings. Jazz or Blues.
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Special events & promotions
30% off Wines by the Glass every Tuesday. Discounted Martinis every Wednesday. Thursday is Steak & Prawns for $24.99! Caesar Sunday's and $1 off all draft beer on Mondays.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 2033 People Are Saying
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4.5
food
4.3
service
4.3
ambience
4.2
value
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

We periodically visit the Vault throughout the year . It has become one of our favorite restaurants for a fun relaxing evening with friends or family.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Always exceptional food. Had the duck breast special. Outstanding! Wish it was a regular item.

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5.0Dined on May 1, 2018

A favourite dining spot close to home. Location and parking are great. Always good food and service and I love the ambience. The Caesar's are great, both the salad and drink!

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

Service was good and attentive, great food and it came out very fast regardless how busy the restaurant appeared.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

We went as the guys from my work gave me a gift card. Appies were amazing !!! Would dine here again and bring friends .

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4.0Dined on April 28, 2018

We have been many times and it’s always a good night at the Vault!!

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5.0Dined on April 27, 2018

Always great! 😊

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5.0Dined on April 24, 2018

Food was outstanding, service was good, not rushed, able to take ur time and enjoy the moments.

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4.0Dined on April 23, 2018

The food is good but we waited for a long time for an appetizer we ordered, which never came. Our main dish arrived first so we cancelled the appetizer. Yet nothing to compensate us for a dish we were looking forward to eat.

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

It was amazing as always!

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Excellent Menu. Dinners were exactly as ordered and hot. Great evening.

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

This was a very nice surprise, steaks were perfect, very congenial service in a cozy, comfortable environment, we will return soon!

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3.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Food was mostly good for dinner, I had the rack of lamb for $32 but was disappointed there were only 4 ribs on there. The reduced sauce was excellent, some of the best seasoning I've had. On the other hand, some of the asparagus had too much fiber and were inedible, which was a shame and unacceptable for a $32 plate of too little lamb.

Service left much to be desired, although I believe they were understaffed that night. Water was generally not refilled unless I waved down a waitress to ask for it. We were not offered bread at the beginning, and had to ask for it. Also when I complained about the asparagus the waitress apologized but didn't do anything else to redress it.

This restaurant has potential, and it's possible it was just an off night at a good restaurant. For me at least though, it was not worth the drive.

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3.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Birthday. Food was good, as always here. Dinner came promptly but rest of wait service was slow and not attentive at all.

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Our dinners were absolutely delicious!!!! Kept thinking about it for days after, we will be back.
Portions could be a bit bigger and also it was a little on the loud side, but nothing you can do about that people are just having fun. Kinda hard for my honey and I to talk on our date night.
Overall 10/10

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3.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Very noisy. Staff tried to seat us in a quieter area which was appreciated, even though it was hardly quiet. Server was attentive and brought our beverage quickly. We shared the tomato mussels which were delicious. My wife ordered the halibut which she said was delicious as well. I ordered the lamb shank which did not have much flavor.
Overall I would say this place is pricey for value received. And as an older couple the ambience is not to our liking. Unlikely to return.

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Great place to go for dinner parking in a bit sparse but good overall we will return

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Nice place with good ambience and live music. Will go back again.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Server, food & restaurant was top knotch. Will be going back very soon

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Amazing lobster ravioli, Brie fettuccine, tomato basil soup and delish short ribs- everyone raved! Two thumbs up :)

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3.0Dined on March 31, 2018

We go to the Vault but have noticed the last few time that the quality of the food and service isn’t what it once was. Our server was unfamiliar with the menu, the evenings specials and the wine list. I ordered the seafood penne. It was flavourless and a disappointment. My husband ordered the halibut special. He said it was good but not exceptional. Overall the entire meat and evening was just very average.

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4.0Dined on March 29, 2018

We have been to the vault many times for dinners. This was the first time that my husband and were disappointed in our meal. They have changed the spices on the dishes that we usually have. There was nothing wrong with the original dishes and I do not know why they made the change.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

My husband and I love this restaurant - great service and so close to home for us . Reserving is so quick and easy

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

always enjoy eating at the Vault, never seem rushed and the staff are great!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

I have visited three times in the last year and was very happy with each visit. They also have some Gluten Free options which really helps those Allergic

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

We love the food and service at the vault. The noise level can be difficult but still worth the visit

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

We’ve been 3 times, had 3 different entrees and all have been excellent.
The staff are professional, with the perfect amount of personal touch that makes the dinner seem special.
(I am irritated by overly friendly /buddy-buddy serving staff.)
I highly recommend the Vault for an amazing dinner...a real treat!!

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Friends birthday! Value and quality of food is great! Service was poor but that is unlike my past experiences here so hopeful it was just a bad day.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Great night bday dinner for my daughter and my family

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4.0Dined on March 13, 2018

Wedding Aniversaey

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

We’ve been coming here for years and have always had a fantastic experience. Love the Vault!

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3.0Dined on March 11, 2018

The food was pretty good, and the servers were very nice. We had a beautiful table by the window. However, the second we were done/almost done our plates, servers would be there to take them away, and if we said no thanks, someone else would come in less than a minute. It would have been nice to enjoy the bread (and have a knife to spread butter) and chat. If another group needed our table after it would have been good to know, but we left just over an hour after we were seated, and it certainly felt like we were rushed. I appreciated the kindness of the servers, but more time would have been nice.

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4.0Dined on March 9, 2018

We have been many times before to the Vault. Food is always very good and there peanut butter pie is so wonderful.

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

Great food...It is a very nice trendy place to eat with friends..But gets very crowded...Please reserve...Little noisy...

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

A great place for a delicious meal. Staff is friendly and attentive without being intrusive. The sesame crusted Ahi tuna is delicious.

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4.0Dined on March 5, 2018

We went for my 60th birthday, a Sunday evening, was really busy, a large combination of on large party for several birthdays, we asked to be moved as was very noisy. All in all a very nice dinner though.

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

We enjoyed our time together very much....conversation this was a great idea and we will be back

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3.0Dined on March 5, 2018

good food and service. Nice place for casual dining or special occasions

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Delicious food. Great service! Except that after 1.5 hours (almost to the minute) they asked us to move to the bar as they had another reservation for our table. Although there were 3 other tables in sight that had had no one at them during our visit...

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Birthday celebration

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