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Simba's Grill Ltd

825 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L7, Canada
+1 604-974-0649
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“curry” (5 reviews)
“fried fish” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
825 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant had only one available table when we arrived. After we were seated, the crowd arrived and the line formed. I have traveled to East Africa on three occasions and rather expected a strong Indian influence in the menu, as that is common in...More

Thank HelenP3078
Reviewed September 3, 2018

We went to Simba's for dinner on Saturday. It was pretty full, had to wait a few minutes (but it was worth it). The food was excellent (we like it hot and spicy). I loved the samaki bites (deep fried fish) that we had for...More

Thank Karim D
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Ok so lets just put it out there. IT IS NOT AFRICAN (fusion or otherwise). Having lived in africa and travelled around the world to try different cusines, this restaurant was an utter disappointment. The interior of the restaurant is Indian and the food is...More

Thank 714rus
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Incredible helpful and enthusiastic owner who guided our choices from the menu to include curried goat and prawn biriani amongst other wonderful dishes. To my joy and excitement the owner placed on the table blueberry hot sauce, habanero hot sauce and mango hot sauce. I...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a hidden gem, the food is fantastic, good size portions, good price too, if you like BBQ this place is fantastic really flavourful. And don't forget the ice cream chef makes it himself so delicious. You gotta eat here.

1  Thank father o
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

The food was tremendous especially for those who love their spicy Swahili cuisine. A must go place in Vancouver!

Thank ThomasB10170
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Really cool cuisine, a sort of cross between middle eastern and Indian with I'm sure many other influences. Dishes were generous sizes, very tasty, and varied - from fish to lamb to quite a few bean dishes. My favourite was the accompanying hot sauces and...More

Thank JJ N
Reviewed June 27, 2018

My friends were in town with their 8 month old baby and I took them to Simba's, my favourite place in Van. I think I got thanked about 27 times between the two of them, as if I had made the food. We had the...More

Thank Tsetska
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

I have never been to any African restaurant before and this was a very good experience! Chef and waitresses were also nice and of good advices

Thank Variamus
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

We decided to have an early Father’s Day party along with a birthday and a welcome for 2 babies . We made a reservation and when we arrived , said that they were not ready and to go for a walk . When we returned...More

Thank shaifatehali
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 825 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 604-974-0649
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