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About West Oak Restaurant

Fresh, local & sustainable cuisine served in a high energy atmosphere in the heart of Yaletown.
With three exceptional menu's, we have something for every time of the week.
$12 Monday to Friday Lunch menu
Saturday and Sunday Brunch 10:30 - 3
1/2 Price appies at Happy Hour
To book parties larger than 6 people please contact us by phone

1035 Mainland St
Vancouver, BC V6B 5P9
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Northwest, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday: 11:30 AM - LATE
Saturday: 10:30 AM - 2 AM
Sunday: 10:30 AM - LATE

Cross Street:
Nelson Street

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(604) 629-8808

Website:
http://www.westoakrestaurant.com/

Entertainment:
Come join us in Pierre's after dinner, with DJ's from Wednesday - Sunday nights.

Parking Details:
Valet Friday and Saturday Nights, 6pm until late

Executive Chef:
Adam Coppell

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

West Oak Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

5
4
3
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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.3

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (23)
Special Occasion (17)
Good for Birthdays (16)
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Casual (15)
Fit for Foodies (14)
Romantic (12)
Fun (11)
Hot Spot (11)
Pre/post Theatre (11)
Good for Groups (10)
Vibrant Bar Scene (10)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Happy Hour (9)
Healthy (9)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Bar Seating (9)
Cozy (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Local Ingredients (8)
Business Meals (6)
Comfort Food (6)
Late-night Find (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
People Watching (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Great for Lunch (5)
Tapas (5)
Quick Bite (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Authentic (2)
Great for Brunch (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Seasonal (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Great Beer (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Excellent food, very tasty. Good service.
But soooo loud, bad acoustics and it was not full. Also, dark.

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Service was great! Food was tasty but not exceptional. The restaurant was VERY loud. We had a 6 pm reservation and we couldn’t hear each other by 730 pm. Do not recommend for families

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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 8, 2017

food was good, tuna appy was such a rip off, so expensive for what you get. mains are fair sized and moderately priced. good option for late dinner

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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Service was impeccable. Food was delicious.
Cocktails were perfection...

Tags: Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 3, 2017

The best place in yaletown for sure ... Can't describe how good the service were. And the food quality was way too good that impressed me and my partner a lot. We love here and will definitely come back.

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Seeing as it is December, we had a lot of trouble getting our cab to arrive on time. We were inevitably late for our reservation but sincerely grateful to the restaurant for holding our table for us. We enjoyed a lovely dinner at West Oak. Our server, Christopher, was friendly and hilarious and made a very pleasant dining experience. The decor was festive and the vibe was fun.

It was definitely a date night win and we will be back!

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Cozy, Seasonal, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, People Watching, Happy Hour
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Lovely service, great food...but the staff had a wine tasting happening in the restaurant as well so it was very distracting. The sommelier was rather loud and we kept over hearing that conversation.

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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Great restaurant! Lovely venue and delicious food.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 26, 2017

The food was very good and the service was exceptional. I was concerned given some of the comments about the staff but our server was great. The only thing I would say is that the restaurant is loud, it’s not the place for intimate conversations. I would definitely recommend West Oak.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Love this spot. The food is always excellent and the service is quite good. Lovely patio and very accommodating staff.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun, Romantic, Cozy, Good for Groups
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 (Montreal)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Very good food. Great service. Fairly quiet on a Sunday evening.

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·Dined on November 19, 2017

I have never left a review for any restaurant before. We found this spot before a canucks game. The food was amazing and the staff were excellent. Not a large menu but everything is made from scratch with love. I am definitely going back. Happy hour from 4-6 was a good deal

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Girls night out for dinner. Staff was amazing, super accomidating. Great food!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Everything about the experience was great except the music was so loud we couldn't have a conversation.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

lively dining room
Good wine selection
great service

Tags: Tapas, Late-night Find, Fun, Casual
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

We had a great experience and our server was awesome. Great food!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Amazing restaurant. Food and service was excellent.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great Food......Great Service!!

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·Dined on November 9, 2017

Went for dinner with my wife, it was nice as we got to see the open kitchen. Simple and short menu that's done well. Would come again.

Tags: Late-night Find, Casual, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 9, 2017

The food here was absolutely amazing. The meats and herbs were top notch and prepared to perfection. I'd come back just to try everything on the menu.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Healthy, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Fun
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 26, 2017

I love the service there. They are so attentive. Every dish is beautifully served and amazing!

Love the patio on a beautiful night. Great place to people watch.

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Tapas, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Service was very attentive, although it wasn't especially busy when we went. The food was delicious and served at the perfect times, leaving enough time to talk and enjoy the meal. The restaurant itself is a bit loud, but not so loud as to take much away from the whole experience. Would go again.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Mushroom risotto and chinois prawns were delicious! Scallops were slightly undercooked, and felt that the dish was a bit small portion wise for $32. Our waitress recommended the cookies for dessert, and they were amazing! Overall, happy with the experience.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 15, 2017

We had reservations for 6 but one couple couldn’t make it on time so were able to change it last minute. Hosts were very accommodating and when they finally able to arrive they held the table beside us and we had another fabulous evening.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Greg looked after us very well as our server and Nick was kind and hospitable thank you!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Great food and service, but it was very noisy though.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Food was delicious, atmosphere was warm and welcoming, service was outstanding.
Can't say enough about this great restaurant!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Paleo Friendly, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Special Occasion, Casual, Good for a Date, Cozy, Worth the Drive
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Great drink choices for happy hour. The halibut, which was almost out of season and highly recommended by our server, did not disappoint! Was prepared well and done to perfection! My husband had the roast chicken and was delicious apparently. Our server was very helpful with the menu and enjoyable to talk to. Look forward to dining here again.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Wanted to love the food but none of the dishes tasted great, except our fries , our server was lovely but service was super slow, but he menu is good value and the atmosphere is always very lively and fun

Tags: Hot Spot
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Booked this place based on OpenTable ratings and so glad we did! We came on a Saturday night for dinner at 8:30pm and we were sat right away. We started with the fried calamari which was perfect and not too fried, then I had the salmon which was delicious and my husband really liked his short rib. As a side dish we had the 3 times cooked French fries which were Awesome!! The owner, Peter, came over and chatted with us and made sure everything was OK! I love a place where even the owner makes his rounds!! We will def be back next time we're visiting!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Fun
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Food and service were great. The noise level was a bit loud as the evening wore on and made it difficult for conversation.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Went for lunch - overall OK - I would go back again. Royal burger was a bit dry. I wish I got the sable fish salad instead. The server was fantastic, but I thought the kitchen was really slow considering there were not many people in the restaurant. Lunch took 90 minutes.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Healthy, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Quick Bite
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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 16, 2017

We live in the neighborhood and were intent on eating steak. A survey of the Top 10 Steak restaurants listed West Oak as one, so we thought we would try it out. It was excellent. The steaks were prepared perfectly according to our order, the wine was good, and the service was fine. Given the fact that we live two blocks away, we certainly will be back in the future.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on September 14, 2017

The night was excellent and cocktails great with friendly staff and beautiful ambiance. Exactly the night I was hoping for. Oh and the food was delicious!

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Visiting Vancouver and search Open Tables for a good place to eat dinner with friends, this place was great. The food was fantastic & in a very happening, vibrant area of Vancouver. I had salmon and a nice glass of rose. Can't recall what friends ate but we all agreed it meals were delicious - we will be back to Vancouver again next year and will definitely eat here again.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Organic, Authentic, Healthy, Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 5, 2017

Food good, menu has a reasonable variety - waitress was curt and un-attentive and not what you would call friendly.

Tags: Business Meals
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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Excellent food and service. Music was too loud.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 1, 2017

All the food and service was awesome and served in great conditions but the some of the menu items seemed a little too standard. That said, it was delicious

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion
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·Dined on August 29, 2017

Went for appetizers and wine before 6pm & had a fabulous experience. Stayed for dinner after and both food and service were second to none. Would highly recommend this venue - absolutely perfect in every respect. First time for us in Vancouver and this was our first choice - really glad we made this one! Excellent & thank you all at West OAk for a truly memorable evening!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 21, 2017

We went for happy hour before a concert at Rogers arena The sangria was excellent. For apples we loved the prawns. They weee fabulous. My husband found the beef tortillas hard to eat. Too big as one mouthful; couldn't easily take a bite or cut it. Flavour was good. I had the scallops and gnocchi. Excellent. Meal looks very small but it's rich and filling. My husband had the lamb shank and enjoyed it. We loved sitting on the outdoor patio. Indoors did look wonderful too. They have a huge round table indoors if you have a large group

Tags: Good for Groups, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Casual, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Tapas, Fun, Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Local Ingredients
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