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Chewies Steam and Oyster Bar - Kistilano

) #260 of 3,046 Restaurants in Vancouver $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
2201 1st Ave W | 1055 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6E 2E9, Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 3E6, Canada
+1 604-558-4448
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“jambalaya” (19 reviews)
“fried chicken” (16 reviews)
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All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2201 1st Ave W | 1055 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6E 2E9, Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 3E6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were staying in the area and love the vibe of Yew street in Vancouver. We happened upon Chewies and thought we'd give it a try. The servers were efficient and friendly, the atmosphere was casual and a tad noisy. We enjoyed...More

Thank cmoj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great dinner, casual dinner. The food was delicious, the service was prompt, and we enjoyed the energy of the people there. By the way, the Chewies that I am reviewing is in Kitsilano (mispelled above).

Thank Judy L
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I've been here twice for brunch now and both times left super happy. I highly recommend the chicken and waffles and if you're going to make a Sunday Funday out of it - order the bottomless mimosas...because bottomless mimosas, need I say more!

Thank Loraul V
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I went with a group for a birthday celebration on a Friday night. I only ordered a beet salad because I had to leave early. However, when the food came fairly quickly and I saw the sumptuous jambalaya, gumbo and other seafood dishes placed before...More

Thank hikerbiker175
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We decided to try this place for my husband's birthday with the family but were not sure if it would be ok with a 3 year old. We came shortly after opening at 5:30 on a Sunday. The hostess was very friendly and inviting and...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Delicious food which flavours complement one another, I would high suggest getting the pork belly at was quite possibly my favourite bit of food I've had in the past month. Atmosphere was chill but relatively loud. Great service though.

Thank RedtheKiwi
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We had a dinner for 3 at chewies and shared our food. We ordered the crab cakes, southern fried chicken, jambalaya veggies dish and the fried cauliflower. They bought the food out on a fantastic shared plate and we thoroughly enjoyed. We ordered a bottle...More

Thank Justine C
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I try and hit up Chewies every time I'm in the city. Always such a great vibe, awesome cocktails and top notch food. Oh yah, and they believe in wine cups never going empty - so that's awesome. This trip I changed it up from...More

Thank jessicarae1053
Reviewed 23 January 2017

My brother and I dined at Chewie's Coal Harbour on Friday night. I have never dined at this restaurant as I am from out of town. It was busy due to Dine Out and Happy Hour. Everything we had was amazing. The happy hour items...More

Thank JenandBobby
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Chewies is an oyster bar located in one of the most beautiful downtown areas in North America in the city of Vancouver. I was a guest at the place as part of social gathering with colleagues after work while visiting the city. I had a...More

Thank SagaLEB
Kitsilano is one of Vancouver's most transformative
neighbourhoods. With a long history of coffee culture
and poetry readings, its days of flower children and
buskers may be long-gone, but not without leaving
their mark on the number of organic restaurants and
fair-trade cafes in the area. At the centre of
Kitsilano ("Kits" for short) the almost idyllic
expanse of Kits Beach offers the opportunity for a
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Juan Pablo R
What's the dress code?
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Response from CanadaNoG | Reviewed this property |
Either casual or business casual are fine. You won't be out of place either way. We've been there a few times and there have been both very casually dressed tourists/locals as well as people who are a bit dressed up and who... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2201 1st Ave W | 1055 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6E 2E9, Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 3E6, Canada
    (Yew Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are only a short walk from the #2, 4, 7, 22, 44 and 84 bus routes.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Kitsilano
  • Neighbourhood: Kitsilano
  • Phone Number: +1 604-558-4448
  • E-mail
Found in the heart of Kitsilano our soul food New Orleans inspired menu and fresh shucked oysters sourced for the east coast to the west coast of North America our sure to tempt your palate. The buzz and energy that fills Chewies on a nightly basis will whisk you away and leave you so relaxed you will never want to leave. In three words your experience will be... Super, Wicked, Awesome. Our menu features fresh local seafood inspired by the mouth watering flavours of New Orleans. Our steam bar is unique to Vancouver giving guests the chance to experience the true art of steam cooking southern classics such as Gumbo, Seafood Pan Roast & Creole Mussels. You will have an experience you will never forget. Guests can enjoy our patio only 2 blocks from Kitsilano Beach. Our bar pours a wide selection of award winning and locally brewed craft beers. The wine list features wines from Naramata, British Columbia to Mendosa, Argentina and all the way to Marlborough, New Zealand.
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