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Carthage Cafe

1851 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-215-0661
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“merguez” (9 reviews)
“couscous” (19 reviews)
“mussels” (31 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
French, Tunisian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1851 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Last night I took an old friend to Carthage for her Birthday dinner and we were both very pleased with the meal, the service and the ambiance. I live in the Commercial Drive area and love it because of the diversity, it's quirkiness and the...More

2  Thank argosyvr
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Charming little cafe transports you to North Africa with its cool and gently sunlit room, quiet hush, and gracious service. Food was authentic and obviously made with care. Chicken tagine, roast lamb shank and mussels all very good, especially with glasses of recommended wine. No...More

Thank Oliver1962
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I was here about4 years ago and it was great. Went again with a friend for dinner, and the experience was not so good. The dinner special was a seafood casserole, with rice. My friend chose not to order the special, as rice is not...More

Thank Yaletowner
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This well established restaurant has "withstood the test of time"!! The menu delivers the promised "French" & "Tunisian" dishes. We had a large "salade nicoise", "Rack of Lamb" and, two types of Mussels with French Fries. The salad was large and very tasty... the lamb...More

Thank smdoctoroff
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We were so glad to have chosen this lovely bistro for our Saturday lunch! My husband was very pleased with his choice of mussels done in Carthaginian broth and my chicken tangine with succulent chicken, new potatoes, and fresh peas was absolutely delicious! We thought...More

Thank natalie43
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We all enjoyed the mussels, entrées, and lovely homemade berry tart for dessert - wine suggestion was perfect!

Thank Cathryn M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Great experience every time. Some of the staff have changed to my upset. Still, great food! My love, is still the mussels !

Thank Al H
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant multiple times in July and August 2017. The food is delicious! Pepper steak, mussels, couscous and coq-au-vin.. it's one of the nicer looking places on commercial drive that serves great food at really good prices!

Thank Nicole V
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed the meal we had at Carthage Cafe during our recent stay in Vancouver. The waiter and waitress serving us during our meal were both so pleasant to deal with. The decor is also lovely and the food was absolutely delicious, presentation was...More

Thank LarsieB
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I travel to Vancouver from Ontario about 3 times a year, Catharge Café is a always on my list of places to visit. They have the best mussles I have ever enjoyed and I eat mussles a lot. the spinach salad with poached pears is...More

Thank Debbie M
Nearby
Commercial Drive
Commercial Drive, also called "The Drive," comprises
of twelve sauntering blocks of modest and unfussy
counter-culture. Straddling the line between
sophisticated and unadorned, it is favoured by
students, artists, writers, designers, and start-ups,
and suffused throughout with a healthy off-beat
counter-culture. The kind of neighbourhood which
well-springs thought-revolutions and has the odd bit
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1851 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Commercial Drive
  • Neighbourhood: Commercial Drive
  • Phone Number: +1 604-215-0661
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