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East is East

3243 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 2H5, Canada
+1 604-734-5881
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“chai” (44 reviews)
“roti” (11 reviews)
“rice” (13 reviews)
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Indian, Middle Eastern, Afghani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3243 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 2H5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the vegan version of himalayan high is the best smoothie i've ever had! their dahl is amazing too! their chai is amazing as well, they offer samples with non dairy options! try a chai with soy!!!

Thank savillafu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's good to know this busy restaurant will soon be moving down the street to a larger location. Although the small space is pleasant enough it is loud and hard to have a conversation. Really liked the lassi and so many great menu choices.

Thank LaLunaStella
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I can't express how happy I am with the meal my husband and I had at East is East. We both fell in love with this place and will return again very soon! We've travelled quite a lot in Asia over the years and we...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for a pick me up. I had a lovely drink (Nutty Gypsy) and added espresso to it. My girls had different drinks and they were all delicous. Their chai is also wonderful.

Thank ProfAragon
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Like a fragrant aroma that takes you back to that special moment, the food at East is East took me back to my travels to Southeast Asia. The dark, rich ambiance was fitting and the mindful service matched the excellence of the food served. East...More

Thank FunkyWanderer
Reviewed 8 June 2017

At this address, I've only had soup and chai - both were delicious. Looking forward to having dinner here soon too since I've eaten at the other address often, at the old and the new location. I'm not a vegetarian, but they make the food...More

Thank Charlene M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I went to East is East last evening for a birthday dinner with my partner. We were seated, ordered, and 45 minutes later asked one of the servers if she might check on our food. Five minutes later, we saw her and another woman pointing...More

Thank 694Bigal
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We ordered some takeout at this Kitsilano restaurant. It turned out to be delectable and reasonably priced. Coconut curry soup w.different kinds of mushrooms was the highlight followed very closely by the salmon curry wrap. Also had an afghan wrap...lamb potato raisins...also scrumptious. Lamb was...More

1  Thank LarryTheRadioGuy
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I wasn't actually expecting to like it but I did! I had a Roti and it was yummy. Spiced perfectly. The side salad and soup were similarly yummy. Quick service and good staff. Perfect combination.

Thank P&ZH
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant indeed!!! I very good idea about the menu with the feast option and the live music is great.

Thank MHJ17
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23 June 2017|
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Response from Charlene M | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure they have high chairs and would be considered family friendly particularly during the day. Some of them have live music at night so it may not be quite as good a situation. If you've already gone, I'd like... More
10 November 2016|
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Response from lindacita | Reviewed this property |
Dry! But They let us bring a bottle for cork fee!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3243 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 2H5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Kitsilano
  • Neighbourhood: Kitsilano
  • Phone Number: +1 604-734-5881
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Our cuisine is inspired by the opulent flavors and meticulous cooking processes of Eastern cultures found along the ancient Silk Route - which includes the flavours in India, Afghanistan and Persia.
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