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DIVA at the Met

#227 of 2,898 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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645 Howe St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2Y9, Canada (West Georgia)
+1 604-602-7788
06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Surrey, Canada
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129 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

My husband & I had the Christmas set menu with options on Christmas Eve. The location is just off to the side of the Metropolitan hotel lobby. Cozy in size greeters were friendly. We were sat near the back of the restaurant away from the bar & kitchen so unfortunately not much to look at. Service was good. Food was... More 

Thank YNWATravelBug
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Had dinner last night with partner and friend at theDiva restaurant. The food is so delicious and mouth watering. Presentation well appointed. Service nice and warm with friendly smile. Enjoyed every last bit, it was that good. Highly recommend that you eat dinner here. Thumps up Chef !!

Thank Neil D
Management response:

Thanks for taking the time to write this review! Our kitchen brigade takes alot of pride in the food they put out, I know this feedback will put a smile on their faces! More 

Surrey, Canada
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298 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

My wife and I had dinner here on Christmas Eve. The restaurant was full as to be expected on such an evening. My first observation was that the entranceway/host desk area is woefully inadequate. It is quite a confined area and with more than six guests, it becomes crowded with a makeshift coat-check area as well. It comes across as... More 

Thank MisterCheeky
Management response:

Thank you for this note, hearing feedback from our guests ultimately makes us better. I agree that the entrance area is on the small side; I am glad that you weren't made to wait to be seated. I will pass kudos along to the kitchen and service teams. Our lunch and dinner a la carte menu's are well worth exploring... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a relaxing lunch and a glass of wine before heading back into the madding crowds for Christmas shopping. I would recommend Diva at the Met for business as well as family lunch. Good service, excellent food options and attentive staff.

Thank TonyGeorge59
Management response:

Thank you very much for the response, I am glad that we could provide a bit of respite from the chaos of the mall. Be sure to check out our happy hour as well, it is a great way to finish the day! More 

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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Food was really good and staff was very attentive. Had a couple meals here and enjoyed it each time.

Thank JovielSeattle
Paul H, Director of Sales at DIVA at the Met, responded to this review

Hello JovielSeattle It is great to hear that you enjoyed a couple of meals with us and we hope you are back to join us for either the Hot Chocolate Festival this month or Dine Out Vancouver! These are two events that you do not want to miss out on! More 

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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Diva at the Met is a hidden place in the downtown core. There is a mix of regulars, and hotel guests . There is a Happy Hour with drink and appy specials. And Burger Mondays, Taco Tuesdays, Wing Wednesdays, and Sunday night special with 3 appys/drink for $20. And the Friendly Chef Sam! The Happy Hour is busy M-F in... More 

1 Thank aloha_2005
Management response:

Thank you very much for the feedback, we are focused on having a lively happy hour which offers great value to our guests. Sam is one of those unique individuals whose personality adds so much to the restaurant and he does make a great burger! More 

Comox, Canada
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

...who couldn't do enough for us! The food was hot off the grill...flavorful...the only thing was the menu showed they were open until 11pm but actually they close at 10pm...

Thank thegrizwalds5
Vancouver, Canada
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We just decided at the last minute to check this long standing landmark out for dinner. No disappointment here. Salads are generous enough for an entree but keep going. The lobster gnocchi was excellent. Our server Veronica was a perfect blend of personable yet attentive... a true asset for the restaurant. We'll be back because the martinis are legendary!

Thank Bob T
Paul H, Director of Sales at DIVA at the Met, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review Bob T! We are happy to hear that you had an excellent dinner and received some great service from Veronica. The next time you are here, ask our bartender to do up some of their seasonal specialties...we are sure you will go home with a smile! Cheers More 

Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

planned to just have a few drinks before going back to my room. it's great to catch the happy hour, so spent a little time longer here with few bottles of beer. nice place.

Thank bobrichert1976
Paul H, Director of Sales at DIVA at the Met, responded to this review

Hello Bobrichert1976 It is great to hear that you spent some quality time with us in Diva! We do have some fantastic happy hour specials, and are happy to hear that you discovered this! We have a great Prime Rib on Fridays too! We do hope to see you back again soon! More 

Manitoba, Canada
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93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I've been here before during the Grey Cup and was excited to have the black cod again. The food was very good. However, The service was less than stellar. I had joined a couple of friends and to get any service required me getting out of my seat to find a wine list. Then to get my meal, the waitress... More 

2 Thank mpolinuk

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$38
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 645 Howe St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2Y9, Canada
    (West Georgia)
  • Public Transportation: Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, we are a short walk to the Queen Elizabeth theatre, the Vancouver Opera, the Centre for Performing Arts, BC Place, and the Rogers Arena, home of the Vancouver Canucks. The stations for the Sky Train and Canada Line are less than 1 block away.
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-602-7788
Diva at the Met, a well established restaurant in the heart of downtown Vancouver, provides the ideal setting for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Be it a weekday business meeting, a romantic evening or a celebration, Diva does it all with style and flair.

Diva provides the freshest local and international meats, seafood and vegetarian delights and has one of the city's finest wine lists. Be sure to book a seat at "the pass" where you can watch our chefs cook before your eyes in our open kitchen..

Our weekday Happy Hour offers great beverages and great foods at terrific savings!

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