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Edible Canada Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Granville Island & Fairview
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1596 Johnston St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S2, Canada (Anderson Street)
+1 604-682-6681
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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165 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found the brunch menu limited and a bit overpriced. A bit snooty too - maybe just me as others seem to enjoy. Dinner might be better ....

Thank tpbel
Kelowna, Canada
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

Great variety of foods, wine and spirits with a Canadian influence. The drinks are special, the wine sampling is superb. In the middle of Granville Island you should not miss this on your travels

Thank cstewake
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

My wife had the rabbit orecchiette, I had the fried chicken. Both were very good. Also great were the cocktails - the duck fat infused Manhattan was tremendous, in particular. Our server was attentive, but not overbearing. A great meal at a fair price.

Thank Andy R
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Open all afternoon, which was nice because we had just emerged from the theatre across the street at 4:30. The ambience was lively without being noisy, the food was really, really good, and our waitress, Alana, was one of the best I've ever encountered: smart, fast, friendly, helpful with food suggestions without being either vague or pushy, willing to be... More 

Thank Graham D
West Vancouver, Canada
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140 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Located on Granville Island across from the Market this restaurant prides itself on serving "Canadian" cuisine and boasts an excellent selection of British Columbia wines. Although it has a few unusual menu items, such as seal pasta, bison tartare and beef shin poutine ( a couple of which I have tried on previous visits), for this lunch I decided to... More 

Thank Siwa08
Vancouver, Canada
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Went to Edible Canada yesterday to check out their new menu (we go every few months) and to have a few drinks, and as usual it was a great time. I love this restaurant because they really strive to highlight local Canadian ingredients and the menu is always very diverse. We had the Honey Butter Basted Fried Chicken with homemade... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We came to this restaurant to try the unique ingredients that you would normally not find in a restaurant. During dine-out Vancouver, we ordered bison tartare, tagliatelle with seal meat, and orecchiette with rabbit meat. All the dishes tasty and flavorful, especially the seal, which resembled more of a gamey ground beef texture. If you love a food Canadian adventure,... More 

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Port Alfred
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Don't waste your time. The food was average and the service was poor. Much better places to eat in Vancouver.

1 Thank Sarah C
Max D, General Manager at Edible Canada Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Sarah, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and I am sorry you had a poor experience. Would you possibly be able to elaborate on your experience? You can reach me directly at max@ediblecanada.com Thank you! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

If you're like me, you enjoy food mostly because of the sharing and ediscovery. Edible Canada has that approach and I love them for it. Taste, share, learn... perfect :)

Thank Gil T
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

I love that this restaurant focuses on Canadian food, and they do it well. We went for the Dine Out Vancouver event and tried the seal meat, it was delicious. Wine menu is great (and I don't think it is easy to have a great wine menu with only Canadian wines) and the other things on the menu were also... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1596 Johnston St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S2, Canada
    (Anderson Street)
  • Public Transportation: #50 False Creek Aquabus www.theaquabus.com False Creek Ferry www.granvilleislandferries.bc.ca
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Granville Island & Fairview
  • Neighbourhood: Granville Island & Fairview
  • Phone Number: +1 604-682-6681

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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