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West Restaurant

4.5
1908 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Canadian
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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.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Canadian, Seafood, Steak
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Hours of operation
Dinner
Sunday through Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm
Friday and Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm

Lunch
Daily: 11:30am - 2:30pm

Brunch
Weekends: 10:30am - 2:30pm
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Phone number
(604) 738-8938
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Quang Dang
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
13th Street
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Parking details
There is a parking lot across the street and metered street parking available.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Mon - Thu 5:30PM - 6:15PM 8:15PM - 10:30PM
Fri 5:00PM - 6:00PM 8:15PM - 10:30PM
Sat 8:15PM - 10:30PM

What 1908 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.6
service
4.4
ambience
4.1
value
Noise · Moderate
94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipInsearchofthebest (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

20 years & always outstanding!

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vipluv2eat (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Lovely lunch!!
Love the new menu/chef
The lunch server/somm was super helpful.
The day bartender was great.
We will be back

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vipCharalambos (Vancouver)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

A little too expensive for what you get

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vipSsclarke (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

The waiter suggested a rib roast that was dry aged. This was a new special and it was very good. Great presentation and the taste was wonderful. We enjoyed the pace of the meal - slow - we never felt rushed. The service was subtle, no one was pushy

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Happyfoodie (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

I love eating here pre-theatre. The cocktails were perfect, the food was delicious and the service was impeccable. They even reminded us when we were getting close to curtain time!

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LiannS 
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Every staff member we encountered made our night extremely warm and special. Thank you West!

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vipGourmand55 (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

West never disappoints. Creative dishes beautifully presented with excellent service. Dispite the Dine Out Vancouver full house, we were treated to attentive, unrushed service. A wonderful evening!

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harchar (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Another excellent meal at the West Restaurant! We loved the Dine Out Vancouver menu. All courses were excellent.

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MarkP 
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

The food was fantastic. We had the Dine Out 2018 menu. I had the salmon appetizer, beef entree, and gateau dessert. Every individual part of every dish was great, and all worked very well together. Service was excellent - at no time did I need to look for a server, and they were there in seconds if we were out of water or bread, or even if we dropped a fork. They even came over and poured our wine the second I picked up the bottle. They'll take great care of you.

The only thing I'd change is the length of the tables. My partner and I sat at a 2-seat table and we both felt there was too much space between us for casual conversation, which is too much when the bar area near the entrance is crowded and noisy. I'd rather have a wider/shorter space than a longer/narrower one.

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OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
4.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

It was a lovely meal. Our server was prompt and attentive, each course was spaced out perfectly. There was an impressive cocktail menu and wine list. We will be back!

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AD56 (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

West is our gold standard. It never ceases to amaze! Thank you all!

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Elegant (Vancouver)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

We had heard about West since it opened and somehow we had not managed to eat there yet.
We were not disappointed by the quality of the food and service at West. The servers from front to back were excellent. Food was brought out en masse to our table of 6 so that everyone was served almost simultaneously, a nice touch!
The food itself was all very well prepared and visually stunning.
The restaurant is fairly bright and a bit tight for space but very nicely decorated in a somewhat moderne style.
Noise levels were definitely moderate but manageable.
West is a quality establishment that I will not hesitate to return to.

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

We have a great night with friends, good sevice and good food, especially the appetizers and desserts.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Lovely evening at west for dine out. Great food, cocktails and service. I’ve never had a bad experiences here. Definitely recommend!

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

West is in "our" neighbourhood so we tried it out with neighbours. It makes a difference that one can walk to a restaurant, have some wine, and then walk home. The service at the door was very pleasant and our young server was very nice and when not sure about a dish, checked with the kitchen staff. The rest of the staff were also helpful.
The meal was well presented and tasted even better. Funnily enough, all four of us ordered flat iron steak as it was an uncommon cut to us. It was very nice and the mushroom velouté was really tasty. Small desserts though for someone who does have a sweet tooth! The atmosphere that evening was quiet enough that the four of us could converse and not have to shout or run out to purchase a hearing aid. The whole meal and evening, in fact, was very nice and we shall return !! - John's Wife.

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vipcherylL (Vancouver)
3.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

Went for dine out luncheon with friends. We all ordered the fish as our entree. Was surprised to see the inconsistency in the portion size of the fish. Interesting how the restaurant would not think this would go unnoticed. We also felt server was rushing us to pay even though the restaurant was not full.

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OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

I have been going to West for the past 14 years since I moved from Toronto. Sometimes often and yesterday after a long time.

The best is the consistency of the food, quality, service and feeling of being in a restaurant that caters to its customers.

Thank you to all!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
2.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

I think WEST has lost its lustre and has fallen behind several similar establishments in the city. Service was very good but the food disappointed.

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RockyHobbs (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

Even with the Dine out Vancouver menu, West consistently hits it out of the park. Their standards never slip, it is always a class act. Kudos, West!

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vipVanfoodie (Vancouver)
4.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

I hadn’t been to West for a number of years and it was good to see that the quality of the food remains excellent and the service was fantastic!

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