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“Location is fabulous!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sylvia's Restaurant and Lounge

Sylvia's Restaurant and Lounge
Ranked #239 of 3,677 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Canadian, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: West End
LANGLEY
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69 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Location is fabulous!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

Great ambience, great food, good location. One of the older hotels on the block but well maintained and beautiful. Food is a little pricey :)

Visited October 2013
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English first
Bellingham, Washington
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943 reviews
449 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 396 helpful votes
“Historic house at English Bay”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2014

We visited this restaurant for the first time during the recent Vancouver Dine-Out, when they offered a 3 course prix fix menu for CAD28. While I noticed the place many times before when walking by, we somehow just never managed to visit it, but it has been on my wish-list for decades. Located right at English Bay in an old building constructed over 100 years ago as an apartment house, near the southern entrance to the Stanley Park, the restaurant offers free underground parking which is definitely a big plus for this crowded area. The terrine of smoked and confit salmon was very good and sizeable, as was the tuna tartar which was however served in three very small portions. For mains, the slow braised lamb shank with blackberry jus was very good, the halibut filet came with an excellent tasty panko-breaded polenta cake. The deserts of glazed pineapple and of poached pears were ok but nothing to rave about. With the food we enjoyed a good bottle of Pinot Noir from the See Ya Later Ranch. We were served by Susan, a very personable and knowledgeable waitress. Overall, good food in an excellent location with a somewhat faded ambience.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Edmonton, Canada
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Deliciously delectable”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014

The service was fabulous, the wait staff were charming and full of humour. The food was amazing, we ate breakfast there and were treated to a crab and asparagus omlette to die for, smiked salmon eggs benny that was incredible, luscious lattes and the view of English Bay?.......Priceless!

Visited January 2014
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Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Dine-Out Vancouver at The Sylvia Hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2014

I should have mentioned in my review of the hotel that the Dine-Out Vancouver package is really excellent value.
The three-course meal in the restaurant was excellent with good choices to suit various tastes. Great value!

Visited January 2014
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Vancouver, Canada
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159 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Terrible Breakfast Christmas Morning”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2013

This is a superb little hotel with a European flair and the meals in the dining room are usually very good. Not this Christmas breakfast. The breakfast wrap was soggy, mushy, and cold. I had to eat the rest of my meals elsewhere after this experience. Not up to the usual standard!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Marleypacific
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