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SURA Korean Cuisine

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Robson Street
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1518 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1C2, Canada
+1 604-687-7872
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Today
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time in my life to have dinner at 5 PM but that was to avoid the lines. Food was very good and the clientele was 90% Korean so they approve. Rated among the best in Vancouver

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Seattle, WA
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190 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Our party of ten arrived at 4:30 PM on a Saturday and were first in line for the 5 PM opening. A waiter popped out at ten to the hour to note our number, then disappeared. The door opened promptly, our table was set waiting for us. Hot Korean tea cups when we were seated. Looked around a few minutes... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This was my first time EVER eating Korean food. My friend from Korea suggested it and I am soooooo grateful. I had no idea what to order so he just ordered for us. The waiters were super friendly and fast. Everything had great flavour, but the starter soup was a little bland. I also didn't try to fish but I... More 

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Thank Julia L
alberta
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452 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

if you love asian food, but not the deep fried kind, you might love this place. i found it to be about as authentic korean food as i have ever had, and it appeared the cook was a korean guy, so he probably is a legit korean chef

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Thank robnkim
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Somebody screwed up. I thought it was my wife until she proved on her phone that she had called the right number for Sura Korean Royal Cuisine on Robson St. to make a reservation for dinner. But when we arrived there was a line-up and we were told that Sura does not make reservations. The staff were sorry, and when... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The food was really good and the place is very nice. I liked it. It's expensive, but I think it's worth it!

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Thank Josè Alejandro R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We came here on a Saturday night around 8 at our hotel concierge's recommendation, and it was packed. We waited about an hour but it was worth it! Everything was delicious, especially the pork dumplings and short ribs.

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Thank Rebelgraduate
Vancouver, BC
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Every time I have a visitor to Vancouver I end up learning something new... my cousin from New York arrived craving Korean food. For some reason, in my 33 years living here, I have never craved/tried it. He kept mentioning bibimbap...? Tried it, and was really impressed. Fresh ingredients, big bowl, and super good price. The staff were really nice,... More 

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Thank bubbles081
seattle
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103 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

A colleague told me about this place and we were definitely not disappointed. The restaurant does not take reservation so the wait can be long. We waited for about 40 min on a Sat night but once you order, the food comes out very fast. We had the traditional chicken soup w/rice and it was piping hot and simply perfect.... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We had over a 30 minute wait on a Saturday evening around 7-ish, but were we ever glad we waited. The meals were well presented and the overall ambiance of the dining area was very subdued/classy. More important was the flavors-each of us would recommend our dishes: Dolsot Bibimbap, Bulgogi Stonebowl, and Pork Galbi. Portions are ample, but small orders... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Korean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1518 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Robson Street
  • Neighbourhood: Robson Street
  • Phone Number: +1 604-687-7872
Description
Sura Korean Royal Cuisine Restaurant Vancouver Located in the heart of Downtown Vancouver, find the award-winning Korean restaurant, SURA. Glimpse into the true culinary art of Korean Royal Cuisine, SURA has been delivering excellent Korean dining experience to connoisseurs of great food in Vancouver since 2008. While appreciating the interior that weaves a modern aesthetic through Korean traditional atmosphere, you can expect the fineness of sophisticated authentic yet contemporary Korean cuisine by our master chef Sang-jo Han. SURA is moving into its sixth year with a flourish: the restaurant has received its third Vancouver Restaurant Awards from Vancouver Magazine and reviews continue to extol its delights. Our commitment to authentic Korean Royal Cuisine makes SURA the ideal dining destination for Vancouverites and visitors alike and our attentive staff will ensure that your event is memorable. You will enjoy what the best korean restaurant in Vancouver has to offer.

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