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Central Bistro

#221 of 2,895 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Downtown
International, Canadian, Bistro
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1072 Denman Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2M8, Canada (Comox)
(604) 689-4527
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Dining
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great find for an out of towner

We were in Vancouver for the weekend and went here on the advise of a guy we met in the hotel bar. LOL. The advise it turned out was right on. A small place with limited seating. As this was a holiday weekend we were fortunate to get in. I had the tuna and my wife had the steak. Both... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
Dugsmif
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Stanwood, Washington
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Stanwood, Washington
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We were in Vancouver for the weekend and went here on the advise of a guy we met in the hotel bar. LOL. The advise it turned out was right on. A small place with limited seating. As this was a holiday weekend we were fortunate to get in. I had the tuna and my wife had the steak. Both... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I booked a party of 10 here for a Friday night. About 3-4 hours before the reservation the restaurant called me and told me that there would be a birthday party there that night and that it would be loud. I thought "OK, birthday parties and a loud setting are not unusual for a restaurant - its not like that... More 

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Whitehorse, Canada
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I walked to Central Bistro because they have gluten-free options. When I arrived no one greeted me and I was told to sit where I want. Upon being seated I noticed the awesome vibe. I sat near the fireplace and listened to some nice jazz. Things went downhill from there. After watching a server greet, seat and server other customers,... More 

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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Have eaten dinner here several times over the past year. Service has always been good, food has been good to excellent. Great west end Vancouver Ambience. Great to sit outside on a summers eve eat a nice meal and watch the action on Davie

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I went for brunch, couldn't decide what to get because the menu looked so good. So I ended up getting brunch, then got lunch too, both dishes were great. Service was also good and we had a great brunch/lunch experience, will have to go again to try more of the menu

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Vernon, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Awesome food / service and great Caesars !!!!!! The place was top notch we hit it twice in 2 days .The manager was awesome he knew we were coming back following day and it was my gfs bday and he gave us a 30 percent off coupon :)

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

What a great place to eat!!! The service is phenomenal - Stu, Lindsay, and Jerick you guys were awesome. It was a Bday weekend for me, and I must say well worth going back for the 2nd day in a row. Sunday caesars are awesome there especially the bacon ones!!! Amazing food and great prices. Thanks again for he wonderful... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great spot in the west end. Lots of energy. Lots of young and mature. Our waitress was excellent. Tentative , communicative and helpful. Lots at our table had the short ribs and raved. I had the chicken-fabulous. The Brussel sprouts were the best ever- deep fried - but still awesome. Do not pass up the carpachio.

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I called ahead to ensure that my dietary restrictions could be accommodated, and and they were with no problem. Turns out it was the chef who picked up the phone! When we reserved on line, we were able to advise of my allergies as well...so when we got to the restaurant they were fully aware of what I could and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Many brunches here over the last couple of years - consistently excellent. Friendly and prompt service, quality ingredients with west coast variety, large portions at very good price points, and a bustling spot for all. A delicious, great time.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1072 Denman Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2M8, Canada
    (Comox)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (604) 689-4527

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: International, Canadian, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?