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Sardine Can

26 Powell St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1E7, Canada
+1 604-568-1350
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (36 reviews)
“sardines” (34 reviews)
“paella” (9 reviews)
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Spanish, Mediterranean
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26 Powell St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1E7, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

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
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Four of us went there before a concert. The place is fairly small, seating about 20 people including about 6 people at the bar. The decor is cozy and the food is Spanish tapas for sharing. Although the prices on the wine which is served...More

Thank ccriderYVR
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This was a huge reminder of the time I was in Barcelona and it was just what we were looking for. It's small, but food is VERY good, good wine, and it gives you a real sense you're in a Spanish tapas bar. If you're...More

Thank Brandon L
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This is a great experience. Small restaurant but always able to accommodate seating. Great food , we return on every trip up to Canada! A bit pricey but worth it!!

Thank rosen42
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We recently returned for our 4th or 5th time and continue to love this place. It is always satisfying. We were a small group who went on a weekend and it was packed but luckily after only a bit of a wait we were able...More

Thank mvici
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We are so glad our friend recommended the Sardine Can. We sat at the bar and enjoyed tapas presented artistically and each one was a delight. Yum!!

Thank 56Red
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Great well priced authentic tapas Food is very delicious in a small intimate setting. Good service Good wine selection

Thank Jengweng
A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and
stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of
being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many
plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell
the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's
history a more lively presence here than anywhere
else. Having been originally founded around a popular
worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of
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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

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Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 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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