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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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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 36
    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
Delicious, fresh, authentic Malaysian food

My family and I visited Tropkia recently and were pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere is wonderful and the service is great. The food was delicious! Freshly prepared and authentic tasting. We have been to Malaysia so we are critics ;-) I recommend the Satay (any as they are all good!), the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Ken M
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London, Ontario, Canada
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London, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

My family and I visited Tropkia recently and were pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere is wonderful and the service is great. The food was delicious! Freshly prepared and authentic tasting. We have been to Malaysia so we are critics ;-) I recommend the Satay (any as they are all good!), the Tropika home style chicken and the pineapple fried rice

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

The price was mild, but other than that, I really liked the pad-thai. Everything that we ordered was also really good (curry, kabobs, etc.) The servers were mostly chinese, and their service was great/average. Wait time was not that long. Atmosphere was great as well, a little dark. It's all pay-parking, though.

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Vancouver
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I have eaten at several of the Tropika restaurants and always had tasty dishes. There is a mixture of Indonesian, Malaysian Thai and some Chinese influence. Tonight had the pea tips in garlic which is a beautiful and tender vegetable this time of year. No bitterness like other greens. The sea bass with a dried red curry melted in your... More 

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Anacortes, WA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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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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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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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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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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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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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