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Lions Den Cafe

651 15th Ave E, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 2R6, Canada
+1 604-873-4555
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good51%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
15 Jan 2018
“"Japibbean" It says on the Menu”
3 Aug 2017
“Eclectic, Friendly, Tasty”
Open Now
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Cafe, Jamaican, Japanese
651 15th Ave E, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 2R6, Canada
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

This is the classic hole in the wall find, with a small store front, funky decor and the value concentrated in the food. The owners are, as you guessed, of Japanese and Caribbean culture leading to some interesting options. My delight was the beef curry...More

Thank westcoastfoodee
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We found this place on a neighbourhood walk and we were excited to try it out. It is in a cool little hub and looks great but other than the friendly service and the cool stuffed lion inside it kinda goes down hill from there....More

Thank nikokam17
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Mix of cultures (Japanese and Jamaican!) make for interesting and tasty offerings, mostly hits (that we tried). "Hole in the wall", "neighbourhood" feel is fun because of the eclectic mix of decor. Owner operated so it's intimate with a very personal character. Would definitely return...More

Thank FunkyWanderer
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We love this place! They offer great food for decent prices. The place is a local gem! Ken and Junko are a fabulous team and bring such happiness to what they do each day! The place offers a mix of Caribbean and Japanese food melted...More

Thank jackolatern
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This family run local diner is worth a visit if you're in the area. I had the all day breakfast special of eggs, bacon, toast and hashbrowns which was good and a great value at $6.50. It's an eclectic place with homey mismatched decor and...More

Thank Irish L
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Whet here for the beef patties andwas a little disappointed. Got the spicy patties and oh yes spicy they are! Might go back and try another dish but the beef patties, no thanks.Really like the place and the owners.

Thank Kimmie3
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

There is a reason why I gave this friendly interesting decorated place a low score. (1) I agree with the reviews that this is a homely friendly atmosphere especially the owner Ken /Junko /waitstaff who are very warm and welcoming. Decor is a few mismatched...More

Thank Travelledzeworld
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We were way early for an appointment at a physiotherapist's nearby and had to kill an hour. So we wandered towards this very short street that I had seen from my car and that had some restaurants on it. Two of them were closed, so...More

1  Thank PB V
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Just love this family run restaurant, especially the curry goat and rice. When I have no time for dinner I stop in to get some patties to go. They put on a southern menu once in a while cooked by big Al, that's some corn...More

1  Thank 19Keys
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Funny little place on a funny little street. You may have never heard of "Japarribean" before, but you should definitely try it out! Ken and Junko are wonderful hosts and the food is delicious. It might look unassuming from the outside, but it's worth stepping...More

1  Thank MommyMago
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 651 15th Ave E, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 2R6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Mt. Pleasant
  • Neighbourhood: Mt. Pleasant
  • Phone Number: +1 604-873-4555
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