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The Main

4210 Main Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
604-709-8555
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Ranked #912 of 2,810 Restaurants in Vancouver
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean
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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I'm slowly working my way through all the restaurants and bars on Main Street and when the room mate and I couldn't be bothered cooking we headed here. The building is pretty cool, its big and airy plus it was a hot day so they had all the big windows open. Service was friendly and fast, I had the special... More

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Pitt Meadows, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The Main has the best calamari I have ever eaten. It is large tender pieces with a light crispy batter. The burger is really good too. The portion sizes are generous. The lamb souvlaki is really tender and the greek salad has large pieces of vegetables. The soups are made from scratch and the small bowl is big enough for... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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79 reviews 79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

We had our choice of tables on a Sunday afternoon but kept away from the open windows as there was quite a breeze. (Even so our service totes were blowing about.) Service was prompt and politely impersonal. Food was good, but not great. Reasonable prices for smallish portions.

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VANCOUVER BC
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

Busy Saturday night. Seated and served water and bread instantly. Intelligent server explained specials and varied ways of orderingn Calamari. Incredible dishes for 4 everything excellent. Including drinks bill was a bargain $78. Highly reommended,

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Vancouver, Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Lately we have visited some of the restaurants along Main Street. Last week we stopped in at The Main for lunch. The name itself gives no indication that this restaurant specializes in Greek food. Lunch during the week offers the standard Greek fare. Both of us had a small serving of soup, my wife the Bean soup and I the... More

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Calgary, Canada
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115 reviews 115 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

A group of 5 of us stumbled upon this restaurant last Friday after unsuccessfully finding anywhere to eat without a two hours wait on Main street. Although it has a pub feel, the menu is very greek, with lots of traditional dishes to choose from. For appetizers, my colleagues enjoyed the calamari and spanakopita very much. I ordered the lamb... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We enjoyed our meal here with the reduced price pitcher on Monday evening. Great atmosphere and the service was friendly. Straightforward order of burger and ribs which were tasty and in sensible portions. Recommended.

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Vancouver, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Four of us met for dinner at The Main. We had a good recommendation for it and decided to try. Unfortunately, we came away a little disappointed. The lamb was over-cooked, and the service was slow. The one thing that really bothered us was the music was way too loud and made having a conversation quite difficult. Not the best... More

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Vancouver BC
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

Seems like The Main is a great place for beer and live entertainment but not a place to have good eats. We had calamari appetizer which was overcooked and over battered followed by an awful lamb wrap with hardly enough lamb to fill the pocket with cold oily fries and undercooked chorizo penne. Server was on her own running the... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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79 reviews 79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Popped in on a sunny Sunday afternoon for lunch after reading the menu posted outside only to discover that they were serving only a limited Brunch menu until 3pm. We both decided upon the Club sandwich and were pleasantly suprised, especially by the thickness of the grilled chicken breast. We sat by an open window and it was really quite... More

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