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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” (72 reviews)
“poutine” (55 reviews)
“kale salad” (36 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:30All hours
Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2741 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 1P9, Canada
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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

This is a sharing restaurant that has small plates with big descriptions. While most of the dishes were well presented we just did not feel that we had a real meal. The asparagus starter was lovely, the burrata salad was underwhelming with large chunks of...More

1  Thank vancouvermtv
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Would highly recommend, very tasty food, good cocktails and a great atmosphere. Definitely would come back if we are in Vancouver again.

1  Thank ct4300
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Recommended to us, we found our way to Oakwood on a busy Sunday for brunch. It was a perfect fit for what we were after. Totally delicious meals of fresh ingredients. Good prices. I couldn't finish my big serve. Music a little loud for easy...More

Thank Jenny8044
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

One of our favorite restaurants in Vancouver - ever since we tried our first meal here nearly three years ago, we've been back countless times for the wonderful food, drinks, and service. Their menu is creative, seasonal, and always delicious - some standby favorites include...More

2  Thank Wai Sze C
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed in an apartment in Kitsilano area, and were so pleased to find this place in walking distance! Very cool chic restaurant...amazing cocktails, friendly service and unique menu items (burrata/artichoke panzanella...on fried gnocchi with parmesan sabyon ...finished with poached salmon)...what a find!

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

I just popped into the oakwood for a bite and a drink. From the second you enter the room is the aroma is intoxicating. I had a wonderful asparagus dish at the bar. You'd would need to come back every night for a week to...More

1  Thank Justin S
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

This place is cool and amazing. Been coming here for years and it has always delivered on all fronts. FYI, best burger in Vancouver. ~Mike

1  Thank vanratz
Reviewed 6 June 2016

First of all I want to empahize that this restaurant not only serve all things local, organic and non-GMO but also donate to people in need. That alone would be reason enough to visit. But, the crazy thing is that the food is as good...More

1  Thank Per N
Reviewed 4 June 2016

The short story is that the Oakwood offers ambiance, well timed unobtrusive service, and an interesting menu. Avoid disappointment and make a reservation. Parking can be an issue. That being said, there is opportunity to tune some of the dishes. On this occasion, we selected...More

1  Thank 1_Diana_John
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We went with another couple to this trendy bistro on 4th. We started with the burrata, kale salad and the asparagus. all very tasty and the freshest of ingredients. the presentation on the plates was creative and picture perfect. then the mains - gnocchi, salmon...More

1  Thank Joel K
Kitsilano is one of Vancouver's most transformative
neighbourhoods. With a long history of coffee culture
and poetry readings, its days of flower children and
buskers may be long-gone, but not without leaving
their mark on the number of organic restaurants and
fair-trade cafes in the area. At the centre of
Kitsilano ("Kits" for short) the almost idyllic
expanse of Kits Beach offers the opportunity for a
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Brad B
29 June 2016|
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Response from Joel K | Reviewed this property |
Very BC Northwest casual. No problem. Hey, please give me a helpful vote on my review please. Thanks.
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 14:30
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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