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The Oakwood Canadian Bistro

€€ - €€€, , Vegetarian Friendly
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” (80 reviews)
“kale salad” (41 reviews)
“poutine” (57 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2741 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 1P9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good quality, delicious meal. Get there between 5-6 for happy hour! Jasmin was a great waitress!

1  Thank samtammy1212
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting from down under, we typically don’t like dining where the tourists go so we gave this place a go. Great vibe and warm atmosphere, we could really imagine this place in the winter with the fire roaring🔥 The food was sensational and overall didn’t...More

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I took my kids and their friends for dinner... and the Oakwood experience was fantastic! Contemporary decor with attentive and relaxed staff taking care of us. Great, wide offering of food and drink. Good advice on the number of items to pick...More

1  Thank dbleong05
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We had searched for restaurants that were noted to be "neighborhood gems" and came upon this charming place. Four of us were seated at a large, comfortable booth. The space is warm and has a cozy feel to it. From the outset, we were greeted...More

Thank JDM8090
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to Oakwood for brunch and enjoyed it but never considered going there for dinner. I’ve been missing out! Sharing plates including fresh rockfish, the best kale salad I’ve eaten, an amazing steak bavette and a lemon meringue dessert were winners for us tonight....More

1  Thank ShinyRedSuitcase
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We are frequent visitors to the Oakwood Bistro. We live in the neighbourhood and look forward to our regular Friday night dining experience. We love the atmosphere, the staff and the food, however this time we tried some items from the new menu that were...More

Thank Norumbega
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We live in the neighbourhood and have enjoyed the Oakwood Bistro many times. However, we are disappointed that the new menu has so few meatless options, and that the fantastic, signature spaghetti with mushrooms (pickled and otherwise) is gone. We hope the next menu will...More

Thank Sally A
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We happened on this restaurant as the pub across the street would not allow us to dine with our 15yo son. Lucky us! We were warmly welcomed and seated at the community table. Our waitress was lovely she explained the menus and the favourites we...More

2  Thank HikerMom58
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Can't say enough good things about our experience at The Oakwood. Special kudos to our server, Rachel. The food was delicious and quite original - try the charred shishito peppers and the burrata, bacon jam. Reasonably priced smaller dishes that we could share. Rachel's recommendations...More

2  Thank Frank Dixon M
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Alyssa was our server and she was phenomenal. Very knowledgeable and incredible friendly. The menu items are small but totally worth it. So tasty! Will come back to celebrate again!

1  Thank Lucas B
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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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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