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Tropika

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Mt. Pleasant
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2975 Cambie Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 2V7, Canada
604.879.6002
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Used to be so much better

We hadn't been to Tropika in a while and decided to revisit for a family dinner. Consensus around the table was that there was nothing particularly tasty and that compared to previous visits going back a year or so, the quality had fallen off noticeably. The roti canai was still good but current... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
Anaco_Angler
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Anacortes, WA
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80 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Anacortes, WA
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We hadn't been to Tropika in a while and decided to revisit for a family dinner. Consensus around the table was that there was nothing particularly tasty and that compared to previous visits going back a year or so, the quality had fallen off noticeably. The roti canai was still good but current iterations of the stir-fried radish cake and... More 

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canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I've been going to Tropika for more than a decade now. I love the location on Cambie St. but have also eaten on Robson. My favourite dishes are the Beef Rendang, KL Crab, Sambal Prawns, Eggplant, Green beans, and Coconut seafood rice. I love the flavours here. They don't shy away from fish sauce and fermented shrimp paste and all... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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115 reviews 115 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The Work Team came here for one of my last days at the office and I ordered a Seafood Laksa (many thanks to Michelle for revealing the existence of a lunch special menu. Why did we have to ask for this? ). This came with a variety of goods (mussels, shrimp, scallops, fish balls, cod, and tofu) drenched in laksa broth amidst... More 

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Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This spot always has some interesting Asian food. It's funky, fun and well presented middle of the road style dining. Great for a relaxed dinner or lunch.

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Hong Kong, China
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

3 Ba Lobster is so spicy and delicious! This restaurant can always maintain its standard. Price is reasonable - 3 lbs lobster cost $86. Other dishes such as calm soup and Hoi Nam chicken are also very nice! Service is customer friendly, very flexible chef!

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Ive read some of the other comments about the service, My experience was completely different, and I have been to this restaurant before on our last trip to Vancouver. The waiters were always there and ready to help you order. We ordered the K-L Crab which was messy but good, and our plates were traded for clean ones once the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This place was by far have the worst attitude and service from staff amongst all the Asian places I went to in Vancouver. They would come up to you and ask for more tip directly and show you the bill if you don't tip them at least 10% or more. The waiter here is greedy and rude. The owners should... More 

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New Westminster, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were excited to try this restaurant and chose the combination dinners so we could try a little of each. For 17.95 my husband received 3 prawns, some small pieces of soul and some cabbage. Mine was some chewy beef curry which was tasty and 3 prawns and some chicken. A better value but not worth 17.95. My cocktail was... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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76 reviews 76 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2975 Cambie Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 2V7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Mt. Pleasant
  • Neighborhood: Mt. Pleasant
  • Phone Number: 604.879.6002

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Malaysian
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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