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Vij's Restaurant

1480 W 11th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1L1, Canada
(604) 736-6664
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Ranked #12 of 2,804 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Half Moon Bay, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Glad to have found Vij's and had a chance to try their delicious cuisine. Certainly Indian-based though not like the food i've had in India. I'm glad Vij is pushing the envelope into new gastronomic territory, especially for Canada.

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Vancouver
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81 reviews 81 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Small unique menu with many different flavourful dishes of Indo-Canadian fusion. Complimentary appetizers are served while you wit for your table. They do not take reservations. Ragoli next door serves take out type foods.

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Singapore, Singapore
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101 reviews 101 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Well...a unique menu . About 15 dishes... on menu which come with nan/ rice and the masala tea in end is noice ! Worth a visit... They do not take reservations so u need to wait.. They serve complimentary snacks as u wait ... Enjoy !!

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We are are of Indian decent and from the UK and feel we know good Indian food. This is not your bog standard curry house. It is a fresh interpretation of what makes Indian food amazing and serving it up in a contemporary way. Actually , having a small menu allows this place to serve food that would taste home... More

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Coquitlam, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Although you must line up outside, this place is worth it. The most fresh and creative Indian food ever! I have never seen the cuts of meat prepared in this style before. Kudos to Vij for creating something so unique.

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Victoria, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I have eaten at Vij"s restaurant many times. Sometimes just two of us, sometimes 4. We have never felt anything other than; "this was an amazing meal". The atmosphere is all about excellence in food. The best ingredients, the best service, the best chef. I dare you to find a dish you don't like. As you can expect. The place... More

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Marin County, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

You can't come to Vancouver and not go to Vij's. You will love it !!!! No reservations are accepted so you will have to stand in line but it is worth the wait. Enjoy !!

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Orange County
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We love Vij's - we go there every time we are in Vancouver. In fact, it is one of the reasons we like going to Vancouver. But we hadn't been in 3 years, and I was eager to see how they were doing, now that Vikram Vij is quite the star chef in Canada. They didn't disappoint. In fact, they... More

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Toronto, Canada
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107 reviews 107 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We lined up at 5:05 pm on a Monday, but still missed getting a table in the first seating at 5:30. Go just before 5! But we were kept well fed with the yummy apps (those cassava fries, mmmmm) and other treats that they kept bringing out on trays. We came back around 6:30, and were seated shortly after. We... More

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Atlanta
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Due to our fondness for Indian food and the great reviews here we visited Vij's last week. I don't know how familiar the reviewers are with Indian food but we found ours to be quite mediocre and about 50% more expensive than we're accustomed to paying. The samosas, in particular, were very poor - too much dry breading, very bland... More

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