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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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“udon” (13 reviews)
“beef tongue” (9 reviews)
“tuna tataki” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
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1698 Robson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1C7, Canada
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Reviewed 30 April 2015

As the name suggests, garlic was used generously in everything we had.. we went for the tapas style meal; Takoyaki (deep fried balls of octopus) was by far my favourite dish! Seriosuly mouthwatering!! Also had the calamari, kimchi udon and beef tongue, along with a...More

Thank zunzazun
Reviewed 22 April 2015

I read a lot of reviews on Guu w/ Garlic so I was very excited to be there. We arrived around 8:30 pm. Got seated right away to a table at the back, no view of the kitchen or daily specials, and a waiter that...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Small Japanese restaurant with a great vibe. It is quite noisy in a good way. There is a bar counter that you can eat at as well as individual tables. Food is small plates, pub grub style. Risk takers should try chicken cartilage tempura ,...More

Thank londrepyramid
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Fun place to eat. The food is pretty good, though Kingyo is way better in terms of variety, quality, and ingredients.

Thank fotoamazonas
Reviewed 31 March 2015

First I should mention, if you don't have an issue with gluten, I've been told the food was decent. This is an Izakaya place so you will get yelled at when you go into this place. That seems to be the thing to do; they...More

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

We came here after a not-so-great meal at Hon's so we were not ravenous. We waited a good 45 minutes around 9 pm to get a table. Atmosphere is loud, more college crowd loud. Didn't bother me but if you are looking for nice quiet...More

Thank GhoTravel
Reviewed 8 October 2014 via mobile

Bring ear plugs for those with sensitive ears. Great place and atmosphere. A whole lot of screaming, that's how they send orders to the kitchen staffs. Great tapas that keeps you ordering and drinking and more drinking! Try the mayo prawns and also the miso...More

Thank bobtrinh
Reviewed 8 October 2014

this restaurant was a fun place. We sat it the counter in front of the cooks. Every order was shouted out to them by the waitresses and repeated by shouting back when they got the order. It was all in Korean and we didn't understand...More

Thank snajder
Reviewed 18 September 2014

We went there 30min before the restaurant opened and there was already a line up. Food are on very small plates and after we ordered a few they started adding up. We end up paying well over 200 for a group of 7. The waitress...More

Thank ken w
Reviewed 9 September 2014 via mobile

From the minute you enter this restaurant you feel like you entered an authentic itsakaya. The food is great and their drinks are tasty. Overall great service and everything is made ultra fast. It's fun to sit in front of the chefs while they cook....More

Thank Coco213419
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
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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