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The Oakwood Canadian Bistro

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” (84 reviews)
“poutine” (55 reviews)
“kale salad” (36 reviews)
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Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2741 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 1P9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oakwood is amazing! We had some excellent cocktails to start with, and the menu is easy to manage with dishes to be shared. Five of us had lamb belly, warm kale salad, pork belly, duck breast, gnocchi, poutine and a couple of desserts. As the...More

1  Thank Mike W
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I've dined at the bar, in their booths and at the tables. Beautiful rustic atmosphere all around. I'm a frequent flyer at this bistro. Whenever I have friends or family from out of town this is the first place I take them! It's a sure...More

1  Thank Nanette1999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time. Great food, great service, great atmosphere. Thanks, Mike and the rest of the gang for taking care of us. Thank You, Tristen, Chantelle and Chef Mike for a lovely, yummy evening. I'm Vegan and it was so good.

1  Thank Jerry T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was exceptional and the food was amazing! We loved the atmosphere of the restaurant. We highly recommend and will be returning ourselves.

1  Thank Braithwaite6
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

This place is FANTASTIC!!!! The lamb belly was a great start to our dining experience would highly recommend it. The gnocchi was fluffy and delicious with a sauce so good but not overpowering. Our third dish was the squid and it was tender and cooked...More

1  Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

A great restaurant to share with family and friends. Food is incredible. Very well prepared and presented. Fast service. Friendly staff. Quality of dishes is very high. You don’t expect this type of quality. The place is small but with a warm atmosphere. Not too...More

Thank Luis H
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I went to Dine Out Vancouver at Oakwood with my girlfriends, and every dish was very delicious! Our server Amanda was friendly and attentive. She recommended the beef carpaccio add-on, and it instantly became my favorite dish of that night. I love every single item...More

Thank Cindy Y
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I have been to Oakwood for many times, it has always been a place for me to go to when I want a warm high quality meal! Most recently we went there during Dine Out, normally you expect going to the restaurant during Dine Out...More

1  Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Great brunch fare - fast and friendly service and a warm and cozy interior. The food is very tasty and its a shame that we couldn't try all the items! Hard to choose from such appetizing offerings. Our waitress, Chantelle, was an expert - attentive,...More

1  Thank sun_seekers0-0
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We went here as part of the Dine Out Vancouver experience and were pleased to find a high quality good experience and superb wait staff. Ambience was nice with a pleasant gas fireplace that added charm. Only complaint was that if you are seated underneath...More

Thank Wim V
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Brad B
30 June 2016|
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Response from Moose1422 | Reviewed this property |
Totally casual!
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!
17 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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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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