West Restaurant

4.6
2158 reviews
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Recognized as the ‘jewel in Vancouver's culinary crown’, West's outstanding contemporary regional cuisine and seamless service has earned much critical acclaim. Pristine seasonal ingredients are sourced to deliver superbly conceived dishes offering modern interpretations of classics.

For those keen to observe ‘behind the scenes’ action and experience West from a unique perspective, the two ‘chef's tables’ can be found directly adjacent to the presentation kitchen. One of the highlights of the dining room is a temperature-controlled wall of wine, and under it, the long cherry wood bar that gracefully anchors the conversation—where martinis and cocktails are composed of fresh herbs, juices and creative infusions.

Please note: online reservations are currently available for parties up to 10 guests.

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Sun - Thu 8:15PM - 9:30PM
Fri 9:15PM - 9:30PM
Sat 8:15PM - 9:30PM

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SW
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

The service at the restaurant was impeccable. Amazing cocktails and good food.

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l
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful place to go for a special dinner. The service was excellent and gracious. Fabulous cuisine and my meal was awesome
They have a stunning starter that features squid ink pasta and mussels
The entire meal from petite bouches to main course was such a delight.
Highly recommend West

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m
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Just had one of the best meals and evening at West Restaurant. Service was over the top outstanding, and food was excellent. Over and above the food though, was the service, absolutely wonderful.

Definitely top marks. Mario

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HR
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have only dined here previously over lunch and enjoyed it very much so thought I would try dinner. Had a drink at the bar before and was served by an excellent bartender on only her second shift. She introduced me to an elaborate cocktail which I am going to have with breakfast one of these days. The service at our table was superb and our waitress excellent and informative about everything on the menu. Great atmosphere - almost forgot I was in Vancouver!

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JA
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Food was fantastic. Service was good but could have been slightly better. At one point I had an empty glass of wine and water and my wife's wine glass was empty too. I almost drank my entire wife's glass of water before they were filled again.

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D
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great service.

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PM
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dinner at West is like a jazz quartet: distinct pieces that all come together to create something smooth, energizing, and worth paying attention to. The food is a visual as well as a gustatory experience, the servers are knowledgeable and personable, the wine list is worth reading on its own, and the overall atmosphere is comfortably elegant. Sitting at the bar is where patrons can watch mixology magic occur as the bartenders/ mixologists concoct one of the signature cocktails from the full wall of wine, spirit, and flavoring options. West is a restaurant not to missed when visiting Vancouver.

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C
Vancouver
12 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

This is a great restaurant with wonderful service. Just don't go for brunch. Food is sub par for the money you'll pay. Go for dinner only.

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1
Vancouver
143 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent service and attention.

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c
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

My order was not made as I had requested. I asked that the hollandaise sauce be served on the side, and that my eggs be medium well done. The sauce was on the eggs, and the eggs were cooked very soft. But other than that, we enjoyed our lunch.

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RP
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great privilege to be seated beside the kitchen, but boy it’s noisy if you want to have a conversation!!

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PC
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

It's been several years since our last visit. Lunch for 4 was pretty good. Service was attentive and the food was well prepared. We would definitely return.

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OT
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best Dine Out Vancouver experience this year!

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H
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

This was the 2nd time that I dined with my families here. The service and food were excellent even though this was the DOVF. I will bring more friends to here next times definitely.

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LK
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love dining at West. The service, food, ambience and value for the high quality are great. We are never disappointed. It is a favourite for our family. It is child friendly though there are not many children there. The staff go out of the way for the children and make them feel special.

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BS
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Overall great experience! The service was pleasant. The food was outstanding! The dine out menu had everything we could have wanted. The waiting area wasn't ideal but once we were seated, it made up for the awkward waiting area. The restaurant was a little chilly/ cold for me, but for a man in a jacket I'm sure it would be comfortable.

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f
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Made a reservation for 3 for dine out one night with my sister and mom. My sister checked us in using my name and sat down before my mom and I arrived. After about 20 mins, they called me cell asking if I was still coming for my reservation. It was an awkward interaction with no explanation. Later, I think the manager came over and joked about the call, but it wasn't amusing. The food was just ok. Maybe because it was dine out,.. but isn't the point of dine out for getting people to come back?

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RP
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

This is a high class restaurant with excellent food and service. Situated in the shopping area of South Granville and close to a theatre, it is in a good spot.
Parking is a bit of a problem and $15 plus 15% tax is a bit rich for a simple cocktail.

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BK
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

To their credit, West did not dumb down their menu for Dine Out. All three courses were up to their high standards. The only drawback to the experience is the ambient noise--very hard to have a good conversation with friends over dinner.

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

EXCEPTIONAL!!! I'd give 6 stars if it was an option! By far one of the best dine out experience! :) Food was amazing!! Presentation and flavors were spot on!! #foodporn and portion was just right. Service was excellent, especially given it's during DOVF. We sat at the "chef table", loved watching how Chef Bobby Milheron, and the entire front and back of the house was working so well together as a team. It was full house, but they still managed to keep it light and stress-free for themselves and the guests. Special shout out to the manager, he gave us a memorable and wonderful evening. Highly recommend, definitely worth coming back to try their regular menus!

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d
Vancouver
66 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Did the Dineout pre-theatre dinner. Our waitress was wonderful & had us out in a timely fashion. I was a tad disappointed as I wasn’t able to have any of the desserts on offer . Even the panacotta had gluten in it: really! Sorbets were nice though: lovely, intense flavours . Pork cheeks were excellent, lean & melted in your mouth. Fargo was substituted with more veggies which were a very nice variety on my plate. The tuna sashimi appetizer was lovely & my friends’d salad was generously sized & delicious ! This is a go- to spot on our theatre nights. Please chefs be creative & make easy substitutions for gluten. I do it at home & I’m no expert . Show us your talents!

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OT
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

At West u r never disappointed

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dine-out Vancouver2019

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KY
Vancouver
10 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Went for the dineout menu. The lunch was exactly the same as the dinner one but $10 less, so we went during the lunch hours. Overall, everything was great, my only problem was with the caramelized onion broth. It was way too rich for me that I couldn’t finish it. Other than that, the pork cheek was so good.

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OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding

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H
Vancouver
17 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

We went to try their Dine Out Vancouver 2019 menu. I loved the outside entrance, it was very clean/minimalistic and inviting. The host greeted us, took our coats, seated us and our server promptly followed with drink offers. The food was alright, nothing overwhelmingly good but presentation of the dishes was nice. I had really high expectations for the restaurant but it did not wow me in terms of their food. The service on the other hand was amazing. If our server was busy, the other servers or restaurant manager would come clear the table or serve the next course. It was a bit loud in the restaurant but the atmosphere was warm and their bar was pretty. Overall, although the food was mediocre, the service was just amazing and made the experience worth it. I would love to go back to try their regular menu.

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CA
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We dined with Dine Out Vancouver for my mom’s 70th birthday. Our food was really outstanding. The ling cod just melted in your mouth. I mentioned the birthday occasion in the reservation, not really expecting any special treatment. We arrived to find a birthday card waiting for her and her dessert course was served with Happy Birthday written in chocolate on her plate. Thank you West for making her birthday dinner extra special. :)

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K
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Dine Out menu was great and very fresh. Loved that I could see into the open kitchen and peek at the chefs at work. The ambience felt upscale but still casual and comfortable.

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AM
Vancouver
53 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was one of many visits to this wonderful restaurant. The food is uniformly great, the service as well. One of our favourite restaurants!

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OT
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great service. Food serves pretty fast!
Love the decor
Food was amazing

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HK
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Courteous and quick seating. Our 3 course meal was well paced with enough time in between. The server took time to explain the menu. The food was nicely presented and delicious!!

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F
Vancouver
12 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

So much to say about this neighbourhood gem. The thoughtful and extensive cocktail menu, the stellar service and the kitchen that creates beautiful and flavourful food and the extra birthday touches. Thank you for a memorable evening.

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JW
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The Dine out menu was very good. I really like the service, the food was excellent. It was a busy night, but the restaurant was abled to maintain their high standard of food quality and the waitress was very attentive. Overall, we really enjoyed a great evening. We will definitely going back.

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c
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Always a reliable and decent gourmet meal. The service is exceptional and consistently so. unfortunately they are so popular it has been difficult to get into the place on any last minute plans, lunchtime is always best for the last minute crowds.

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C
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous meal. Excellent server/service with special attention to one of our table who has food challenges. Will dine there again. Love the jazz piano in the background.

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DH
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Had the Dine Out Menu which was very good. Restaurant could use a little re fresh looking a little tired. Unfortunatley seated at the end so missed some of the ambiance.

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RY
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

It was very busy sat night for Dineout, we booked but we were waiting so long until the server took us to our table. I did not really enjoy foods nor the presentation. Also when we booked, there are options to choose what is occasion, we chose Birthday, but none of them cares about it, I know we did not ask for anything, but usually, many of fancy restaurants do something or at least gives us the words " Happy Birthday". Maybe just they put the option for survey. I used to like this restaurant but little bit disappointed.

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HK
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We found the tasting menu was in general great. The food was well prepared. However we think the size of the lingcod could be a bit larger, so as the desserts , for the price.

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M
Yorkshire
4 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent value for dineoutvancouver menu, food decorative but superb, service attentive and knowledgable.

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SN
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience! Waiter was very friendly and catered to our kids. It was awesome!

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