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The Oakwood Canadian Bistro

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2741 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 1P9, Canada
+1 604-558-1965
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (82 reviews)
“poutine” (56 reviews)
“kale salad” (36 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2741 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 1P9, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

This was our third time at Oakwood..We love the food..Each dish outdid the last. 4 of us shared 7 dishes..Kale salad... amazing..Delicious Duck,Scrumptious sqid..wonderful desserts as well.

1  Thank lbubb
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I've dined at the bar, in their booths and at the tables. Beautiful rustic atmosphere all around. I'm a frequent flyer at this bistro. Whenever I have friends or family from out of town this is the first place I take them! It's a sure...More

1  Thank Nanette1999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went after some friends recommended we go on our next visit to Vancouver. Really unique menu, lots of interesting choices. We had a group and shared almost everything we had. The lamb belly was excellent as was burger. The Humboldt squid was not the best,...More

Thank Aaron J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really really enjoyed the kale salad. We took a taxi especially from central Vancouver to visit this restaurant. Whilst I noted most of the wines were local, I didn’t particular see how the diverse menu was Canadian as such. That being said, the food was...More

Thank youngtraveller61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The look of the restaurant is very cosy, the staff are friendly, but the tapas wasn’t what I was expecting when the burger was recommended by friends. Upon arrival we were told that the food was meant to be shared liked tapas, but I wasn’t...More

Thank T867
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place looking for a Caesar and a bite on Saturday morning. Everything was spectacular. The music was on point, everything was clean and in its place, a really inviting atmosphere. Our server was Alyssa and she was great. Super friendly and...More

1  Thank Andy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have to say we were initially wondering what our evening would be like because we were called to confirm our reservation and in the same breath told they would be turning our table over at 8:15 pm. So come and have dinner - just make...More

Thank poolofjello
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Oakwood is amazing! We had some excellent cocktails to start with, and the menu is easy to manage with dishes to be shared. Five of us had lamb belly, warm kale salad, pork belly, duck breast, gnocchi, poutine and a couple of desserts. As the...More

1  Thank Mike W
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We had a wonderful time. Great food, great service, great atmosphere. Thanks, Mike and the rest of the gang for taking care of us. Thank You, Tristen, Chantelle and Chef Mike for a lovely, yummy evening. I'm Vegan and it was so good.

1  Thank Jerry T
Reviewed 25 February 2018

The service was exceptional and the food was amazing! We loved the atmosphere of the restaurant. We highly recommend and will be returning ourselves.

1  Thank Braithwaite6
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Brad B
29 June 2016|
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Response from Moose1422 | Reviewed this property |
Totally casual!
Sara S
9 June 2016|
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Response from 365taylorelizabeth | Reviewed this property |
They change the menu pretty frequently and are pretty accommodating. There are some dishes they will let you mod!
16 February 2015|
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Response from djangoGibsons | Reviewed this property |
I've not been for Sunday brunch and always reserve a table for dinner! Suggest you go early!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2741 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 1P9, Canada
  • Public Transportation: Bus stops within a block
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Kitsilano
  • Neighbourhood: Kitsilano
  • Phone Number: +1 604-558-1965
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