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West Restaurant + Bar

$$$$, , Gluten Free Options
2881 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3J4, Canada
+1 604-738-8938
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (13 reviews)
“ling cod” (8 reviews)
Closes in 9 min
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2881 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3J4, Canada
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1 - 10 of 347 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is very good upscale restaurant on South Granville. Definitely worth the short trip from Vancouver Downtown if that is where you are. Excellent service and a good menu. The salads in particular are well presented and employ innovative ingredients. There is a daily lunch...More

Thank yurisandra
Reviewed 4 days ago

Enjoyed an hour or so sitting up at the bar, well cared for by the bartender who walked us through the incredible selection of cocktails from the regular to the extraordinary (eg. grapefruit peel infused bourbon). Would highly recommend Ouest as an evening drop by...More

Thank WParker_4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was talked into lunch at West and it was a memorable experience. I knew that West had a superb reputation but I feared that it was too expensive for anything but a very special meal. Wrong! For lunch the three of us enjoyed the...More

1  Thank d4vancouver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the bar at West Restaurant. (and the food) When you go, make sure to allow time before dinner to have a craft cocktail at the bar. The bartender actually poured our waters into a cocktail shaker and drained the ice ... tap water!...More

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed January 27, 2018

we always get to try out new restaurants when dine out Vancouver is on - I am so happy that we chose West - the service from the front door coat check to the chef and manager wishing us a great evening was fantastic -...More

Thank art s
Reviewed January 26, 2018

Food and service are always excellent here. One of our favourite place to eat in this midtown neighbourhood. Lots of street parking at dinner time is a bonus:) A great place to visit and mingle with locals.

Thank Amy W
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

We went during Dine Out. The service was impeccable. The food was prepared and presented nicely and tastily. My wife had the flat iron and I had the ling cod. Both quite tasty and delicious. The mushroom soup was superb. My wife paired her steak...More

Thank Joel K
Reviewed January 25, 2018

My first time at West and I was slightly underwhelmed. The overall experience felt a bit stuffy and dated to me. Although there were people milling about, service was okay, and the ladies at the front could provide a more polished experience. I was, however,...More

Thank Row139
ToptableGroupTeam, General Manager at West Restaurant + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

Hello Row139, I greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your comments with us. While I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the offerings on our menu, I do apologize that the service you experienced wasn’t up to our usual standards. I have...More

Reviewed January 24, 2018

Dine Out seemed liked the perfect opportunity to try West - a pricey restaurant that we have passed by often while strolling Granville Street. So, maybe Dine Out isn't the best time to experience the "real deal," but my husband and I were underwhelmed. The...More

Thank gomall
ToptableGroupTeam, General Manager at West Restaurant + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

Hello gomall, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review regarding your 2018 Dine Out experience with us. While I’m happy to hear that you enjoyed the main course of the menu, I apologize that the experience was not satisfactory. I have passed...More

Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

A quiet corner table had been set aside for us as requested when we made the reservation. Service was prompt, expert and very attentive, and the menu and wine/drinks lists offered lots of variety. We went with crispy duck salads, and ling cod for one...More

Thank Paul K
ToptableGroupTeam, General Manager at West Restaurant + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017

Hello Paul, Thank you so much for your kind words! We appreciate you taking the time to leave a comment about your experience and hope you'll be able to join us again soon. P.S. Is your profile photo your shot? It looks like it was...More

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souvenir shops. It gives off a transient vibe, and is
one of the more higgledy-piggledy areas in terms of
what you'll find, making it a fun area to explore and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$23 - US$38
Cuisine
Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Monday
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Thursday
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2881 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3J4, Canada
    (13th St.)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > South Granville
  • Neighbourhood: South Granville
  • Phone Number: +1 604-738-8938
  • E-mail
Description
Recognized as the 'jewel in Vancouver's culinary crown', West Restaurant'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. A Werner Forster installation floats under the ceiling-a study of light and motion. The leather chairs are the Mario Bellini designed originals found at MOMA, surrounding etched stone tabletops, highlighting a handsome and inviting room that speaks to contemporary Vancouver.
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