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Guu with Garlic

1698 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1C7, Canada
+1 604-685-8678
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1698 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1C7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 178 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great little place that you need to make reservations for. The whole family (16 and 20 years old) found something and we all loved our selections. The place is lively and the whole staff says goodbye as you leave!

Thank ConnorFamily4
Reviewed 2 days ago

After reading some reviews, we decided to try this place for our date night. We had ventured near that area the day before for some Peking Duck at ChongQing (another review). Parking is plentiful Great location to walk around and window shop. Back to the...More

Thank Vi D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat after a 4 hr bike ride around Stanley park and this little restaurant was just around the corner from Spokes bike rental! The staff was so welcoming and you can see the chefs busy cooking behind the...More

Thank ShomiS69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are walking around Vancouver, you have to pop in the Guug with Garlic. It's really a nice experience, the place looks like a real Japanese place and the food is not the ordinary "japanese for foreigners". It is very good, we tried different...More

Thank RollTheWorld
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've gone to Guu with Garlic many times over the years so it's high time I wrote a review... Irasshaimase! The food at Guu is always good to excellent, the atmosphere rambunctious and dining often communal. Guu is a "recharging spot... where you refill with...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I LOVED THIS PLACE!! The food is affordable and I was impressed because they are all young people and very talented in the kitchen. Very authentic Japanese food and they have a great mud. It is worth the wait and the beer. "SAPPORO" very cold,...More

Thank Rose M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although it lists in some places as a sushi restaurant, this is anything but traditional sushi. The menu features an eclectic mix of sashimi, sushi-like dishes, and other tapas sized dishes that help fuse the whole lot together into a very tasty experience. The Tuna...More

3  Thank Rod H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has different and interesting dishes with a young and trendy atmosphere. Situated in a lovely corner of Robson and has a traditional Japanese sitting area (on the floor) and regular tables. All the dishes that we ordered were good besides the garlic shrimps...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This was another place we wandered into without a booking and it was bustling with only one table available outside which was fine with us as it was a bit quieter. Very friendly service, a good menu and everything we ordered was really good. I...More

Thank ozteddy
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

After a typical japanese welcoming you ´ll could chose among different fresh and home made delicious courses cooking just in front of you by the chief. special Soup , salmon sashimi, grilled shrimp , spicy thona , beef in carpacio, all this dishes are different...More

Thank vatapong
Nearby
Robson Street
Robson Street is a shopper's paradise. Whether a
window shopper or a serious trendsetter, a fashionista
or a dabbler, the crowd of independent boutiques,
quirky one-off shops, and well-known luxury brands on
Robson Street have something to cater for every itch
in your wallet. As a result, it draws a diverse crowd,
and the people-watching along this famous walking
thoroughfare is a primary attraction. In between the
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
Monday
17:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1698 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1C7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Robson Street
  • Neighbourhood: Robson Street
  • Phone Number: +1 604-685-8678
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