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2611 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
604-739-3275
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Ranked #219 of 2,846 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Trafalgar
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English first
New Westminster, Canada
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I have been to this restaurant 3 times so far and enjoyed each visit. I also bought a Groupon for a friend and she enjoyed it. This is a fun place that heightens your senses and creates a thought-provoking experience. Phone in and reserve instead of trusting the website booking system which says there are no reservations available. The food... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

If you even Google this restaurant, then you are aware that it is run and served by visually impaired people, and that the whole experience is in darkness, and I mean, really full pitch black darkness. From the moment you walk in, the feeling of excitement and anxiousness take over, until you and your partner start getting more comfortable. There... More 

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Vancouver
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We surprised our friends by taking them here and they were thrilled. One thought they would be a bit nervous if we had told her in advance so it was a good choice for us to make it a surprise. 3 of us choose the surprise 3 course meal and the main course was delicious, yet very surprising. We all... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My daughter took me here for my birthday. It was definitely a unique experience. Rose (our waitress) was awesome. The surprise 1st entry was good, we almost guessed everything. My daughter ordered the stuffed chicken breast, it was decent. My prawns was OK as well. The surprise lychee ice cream for dessert was a little too sweet. Everyone at the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I went here with some work friends, and we weren't really sure what to expect. Fortunately, it was a really positive experience and we all enjoyed ourselves. You start by ordering the food and drinks outside then, once you've done that, you meet your server for the evening. Hint: remember your server's name as you are going to need this... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We didn't know what to expect so we were 'in the dark' both figuratively and literally. After being led to our table a la conga line, we were like fish out of water! Not being able to see..anything..was so bizarre! Just feeling around and getting accustomed to our own little dark environment was unnerving at first. Our waiter Albert by... More 

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Southwest Gulf Coast, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I KNOW this is suppose to be about the 'experience' of flavors bursting in your mouth because not being about to see your food. I thought the food was terrible. I was so unhappy with the crusty slice of bread, the shoe-leather steak, uncooked hard beans (I think). I even told my waiter that I didn't like my dinner and... More 

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Des Moines, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Just don't forget your servers name... We went to the Dark Table in winter of 2014 and it was a great experience. The food was nothing fancy but very fun trying to figure out what food you were eating. This place is loud.. lots of clanking silverware and people dropping table setting on the floor but the experience is worth... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

What an interesting experience. Three of us went for dinner at this unique restaurant where the visually impaired work and serve. Our server lead us to our seats once et had read the menu and chosen our main course. The starter and dessert were a 'mystery' and I think part of the reason is so we had to rely on... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I purchased a groupon and used it the same night. My boyfriend and I were very excited to experience life through senses other than sight. Dark table did not disappoint! Everything was well organized. You order your meal outside and then you are taken in by your server into pitch blackness. Our server Dustin was great. For being blind he... More 

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Additional Information about Dark Table

Address: 2611 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 604-739-3275
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 5:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Saturday 5:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American

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