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The Reef Restaurant

4172 Main St., Vancouver, British Columbia v5v 3p7, Canada
604-874-5375
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Ranked #531 of 2,869 Restaurants in Vancouver
Price range: $1 - $21
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Caribbean
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Came for drinks with friends. Had a rum & eggnog it was great. Also ordered a plantain chips appetizer which was also good. What I liked the most was these ball things, not sure what they're called, but man they're good (especially the coconut butter that comes with). Had fun and the service was great!

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Vancouver, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

For our tasting, we were given some deep fried dough as appies followed by a tasting platter with plantain chips, chana (chickpea) salad, jerk wings, and a Jamaican beef samosa. My visit to theother Reef location went pretty well, but this one really hit the spot. The deep fried dough was soft and fluffy, the plantain chips were nice and crisp (great with jerk mayo sauce),... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Loved this little spot in the past and returned to it last month. We had a very knowledgeable server who was in a position to walk us through the various menu items, some of which were new to us. The goat roti is boneless - a real bonus. Also great choice of Christmas seasonal drinks...how can you go wrong with... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Wonderful place to eat. We enjoyed the atmosphere and excellent service. Tried the platter for four and enjoyed the fried plantains and roti that tasted fresh. Jamaican patties were delicious. Jerk chicken melts in your mouth. Had the curry chicken with rice which was just enough after the platter though the coleslaw was a bit too soggy for my liking.... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The breakfast was amazing and unique! The restaurant has a Jamaican flavor so my hash browns, grilled pepper, caramelized onion, cheese curds, jerk chicken, sunny side egg covered in hollondaise sauce was capped with the house hot sauce! It was so good that my wife and I are joining a friend for lunch today! Hope you enjoy and the hot... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I've eaten here probably fifteen or twenty times all told. I always order the same thing - Jerk Chicken Trini Roti with Plantain fries as the side. For $12, this is more than most people can eat in two sittings! The dish has spiced chicken(not too spicy), potato and a few other things and is delicious. The roti is light... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We visited the Reef for brunch on a Sunday morning. This is our go to place in Vancouver every time we visit. It was not as busy this visit but the food was just as delicious as I remember. The Eggs Benedict, crab or salmon, are awesome and the Huevos Rancheros were also a hit at our table. We had... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The best authentic caribean restaurant in Vancouver with delightful charming decore.love in the summer and love on a damp Vancouver winter day.

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Revelstoke, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

What a find! Picking a good restaurant in Vancouver is never hard, but this place is a must do! The Island Thyme chicken melts in your mouth, and the Maracas Bay Mahi is outstanding! These guys know what they are doing in Jamaican kitchen.

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Canada
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172 reviews 172 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Great vibe in a neighbourhood that is becoming more trendy by the day. This restaurant serves good basic jamaican pub fair. The usual combination of jerk chicken, roti, fish and lots of rum. Cocktails are diluted but still a great accompaniant to the meal. Worth a stop over. Try the wings, the fish of the day and the roti. Make... More 

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Additional Information about The Reef Restaurant

Address: 4172 Main St., Vancouver, British Columbia v5v 3p7, Canada
Phone Number: 604-874-5375
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 1 - 21
Cuisine: Caribbean

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