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Tropika

2975 Cambie Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 2V7, Canada (Kitsilano)
604.879.6002
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Ranked #1,058 of 2,804 restaurants in Vancouver
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Malaysian
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Kitsilano
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Kitsilano
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Lots of different ethnic choices can be confusing but they've got fast service and good food. I recommend the Sahar Kary!

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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

Great satays ... but that's about it. My daughter and I ordered off the lunch menu. She had pineapple fried rice and I had the beef curry with ginger rice. Her pineapple rice was bland, so was my ginger rice. My beef curry came in a tiny bowl with about 5 small lumps of fatty, chewy beef brisket. The sauce... More

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Top Contributor
387 reviews 387 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

My opinion is the food is not bad but not great. Part of the reason is focus. Are they Malaysian, Thai, or Indonesian. The service is good. We had a beef curry and pad Thai.

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We went to trpika last night for dinner thinking it was gonna be a malaysian/ south east asian restaurant. Now i havent been to malaysia but i have been to thailand and to other malaysian restaurants i was shocked at how gross and flavor less the food was. We had one dish that was $16 dollars and tasted like frozen... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We went there for dinner and overall we are not impressed by the food. We ordered the combination menu as we wanted to sample few meals. I ordered Combination C: Rasa Sayang Seafood Bonanza and husband ordered Combination D: Daulat Tuanku Special. Nothing really stands out from what we ordered. It's not bad, but it didn't make us put this... More

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Vancouver
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4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Been here a few times now. First time was ok, but found the food less enjoyable with each visit. This evening hit rock bottom. The home style chicken was oily and slimey, and the green beans were truly vile. They were coated In a layer of grease and sprinkled with what looked like fried maggots! It made me gag. The... More

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Calgary, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We had a number of dishes that we enjoyed immensely. Great favours that made each dish unique. We particularly liked the seafood coconut rice, satays, prana roti, beef rendang and desserts. Good recommendations from staff and attentiveness to our table. Kevin was our server. Will return there again when we are in town.

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74 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Tropika has always been good. Although I do miss the Aberdeen mall location. This place is always busy. And service is not always good. But the food is so delicious. I love the satays. Beef is the best between chicken and pork. The hainese chicken is good but some may not like cold chicken. And there isn't much meat. But... More

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Vancouver
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

I went here yesterday for my birthday. There was alot of variety in there menu which I liked. I ended up trying ... satay sticks with peanut sauce. These are soo soo delicious and I highly recommend the lamb sewers! Seafood coconut fried rice. Nice presentation, it came in an actual coconut. However, I wish there was more coconut sauce.... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013 via mobile

The food there is just amazing. You have to try the crab or the seafood in general in this restaurant. It is just incredibly tasty. It is different than any other place i have ever been to. Going there at least once is a must !!

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