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Sardine Can

€€ - €€€Spanish
26 Powell St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1E7, Canada
+1 604-568-1350
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (38 reviews)
“sardines” (35 reviews)
“paella” (10 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 22:30All hours
€€ - €€€
26 Powell St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1E7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good to start a starving diet. Full price for a tapa!!!! $15.50 for a 100 g fabada which is one of the most abundant Spanish dishes. Another chorizo tapa.... bill close to $100.... Let's get out of here... McDonalds is close by!

1  Thank LManuel R
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This is absolutely one of my favourite restaurants in Vancouver!! My boyfriend and I go quite frequently and whenever we have out of town guests we always bring them in! It’s the perfect laid back place to share some amazing plates and a bottle of...More

Thank wanderlustsiobhan
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We had Jamon Iberico and pan tostada con Sardinias and...and...i don't remember it all! Safe to say it was all really good. Server was friendly and fast and every plate was cleaned! Also got an amazing bottle of Rioja.

Thank Chach63
Reviewed 28 October 2017

My husband and I love this restaurant due to the cozy atmosphere and authentic tapas dishes. The paella was incredible, and the serving was small so I could enjoy other dishes along with it. Staff are friendly and are very helpful in recommending the right...More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 20 October 2017

-A Spanish-style bar in the Gas town offering Spanish snacks including octopus, shrimp, and sausages, and also a variety of wines. -A Spanish-style mini bar is located in the end of Gastown, the restaurant is small, with only three long tables and a bar table....More

Thank Canadafood l
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We went to this small tapas bar, located at the east end of Gastown for a Saturday lunch. The setting was very comfortable with three bar tables that seat four each and six stools at the bar. After four trips to Spain with the last...More

Thank DP49
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This tiny Spanish tapas bar just down from Gastown gave us one of our memorable meals of the last few years. It's called the Sardine Can because it does great sardines and because if they try and serve more than 20 people at a time...More

Thank sabba1
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Incredibly delicious prawns, bread, papas, and zucchini. Ashleigh and Pearl were so welcoming and friendly....amazing food, so tasty. Highly recommended.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

The mushrooms and sherry cream sauce was amazing and so savory! Served with toast bread for dipping.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Go, Go, Go....... We were worried it would be crowded, and I'm sure it was later in the evening, but on a rainy Saturday afternoon we had the place to ourselves, except for the wonderful owner, and fantastic kitchen staff. Bacon wrapped Prunes with cheese,...More

Thank Malty55
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HappyGourmand G
12 May 2017|
Response from Cafeteria_12 | Property representative |
Hi, we don't take reservations. It is first come first serve but we can take your phone number and send you a text or call when table is ready.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
14:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Powell St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1E7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Gastown
  • Neighbourhood: Gastown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-568-1350
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