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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” (82 reviews)
“kale salad” (41 reviews)
“lamb belly” (16 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 4 days ago

Incredible meal at The Oakwood Canadian Bistro! My wife and I were in Vancouver for a our honeymoon and this was the first place we ate - it did not disappoint. They even went as far as giving us complimentary bubbly to celebrate and that...More

1  Thank Scott S
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 5 days ago

Although the server mentioned that the plates are meant to be tapas, we didn't believe it until we saw how small the 30-dollar plate was! Delicious certainly, compliments to the chef. But we had to go elsewhere for (a second) dinner right afterwards to feel...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a great dinner at The Oakwood Canadian Bistro in Kits. Phenomenal mix of tastes, starting with charred shishito peppers, sesame aioli and lime ponzu dressing; then seared BC side stripe shrimp and grits with popcorn butter, patty pans, crispy shallots & green onions; potato...More

1  Thank BillTieleman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Starting with a martini or cocktail and their crispy chicken skins was just divine, and definitely a preview of what was to come. Everything we tried--the lamb belly, the kale salad--was so delicious, but so much of the food was very rich. Chantelle was an...More

1  Thank jenniferstjames
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic! Rachel was the best! The food, wine, service and atmosphere was out of this world! Wow! Well done! Rachel we loved you! ✌🏻Kale salad #winner!

2  Thank Vicky K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our daughter recommended this to us,as we are staying by the junction. This sharing menu is a new concept to us and one we liked very much indeed. We started with the Peppers and Shrimp and Grits, delicious. The main course was the Partridge and...More

1  Thank Eddie T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As always our food and drinks were excellent! My favorite place to eat when in Vancouver. We were a party of seven and our server Rachel was amazing!

2  Thank Braithwaite6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here as a family of six and had an excellent supper. It’s a bit unusual in that all the dishes are designed for sharing. But the portions are decent so it means you get to try lots of different dishes. And when was...More

1  Thank Lance B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant had a great atmosphere and wonderful food served tapas style meant for sharing. I wish I had been with more people so I could have tried more items from the menu!

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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, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, 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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