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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 #13 of 2,820 Restaurants in Vancouver
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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nyc
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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

don't even like Indian food but my friend wanted to eat here and it was amazing . No reservations allowed. Waited 1hr for table but worth it. While you wait, grab a drink and eat the amazing free appetizers and an hour goes by fast. The lamb lollipops and braised ribs were delicious . We could not decide what to... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

I frequented Vij's when it was a tiny 5-table restaurant on Broadway and the quality hasn't slipped since those early, artisan days when Vikram would chat with you and make recommendations for food and drink pairings. The staff is professional and the food is amazing. After not dining here for several years, I visited twice in three months. I took... More

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Alamo, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

I want to give an unbiased opinion as possible about my experience at Vij's Restaurant. First off we went yesterday at Thursday night, you would think it would be slower and less people, well no,as we entered and asked for a table, the hostess tells us all the tables are taken, this is at 5:45PM and Vij's opens at 5:30.... More

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West Vancouver, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We had the Lamb Lollipops - essentially sliced lamb rack with only the rib bones attached. The meat was tender and the tumeric and yogurt sauce perfectly matched. It was not spicey hot either. The spicy goat was indeed true to its name - but the nan bread and rice tempered it down so it became an enjoyable dish. Come... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

Food is definitely good, but I can't say I'm overwhelmed by it. Not particularly creative, and I have had Indian food as good as but much cheaper in Surrey. Therefore, you go for the service, which is outstanding. However, I do not think it is great value, and not worth lining up outside to get in, or the hour long... More

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Lethbridge, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

When my husband and I decided to go to Vancouver for a weekend away we were both eager to try Vij's. Yes, I will admit, the presence of Vikram Vij on various food network shows had something to do with it. . . . . .which may have led to a difference in opinion between my husband and I on... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We arrived in the evening on a Friday night 8pm and the restaurant was packed. Don't bother making a reservation - they don't take them and the wait time can be anywhere up to 1 hr BUT that's what makes it all the more reason to go. The fella greeting us at the door said "come on in and grab... More

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Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We were really looking forward to our first dinner at VIj's in light of all the good reviews we had heard. We have enjoyed Indian food at many restaurant in Vancouver in the past. The food proved to be good, but nothing spectacular. The portions were incredibly small for the price. The Chick pea and Kale appetizer costs $13.50. It... More

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Revelstoke, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This restaurant would easily get a 5/5 if you didn't need to wait 1/2 hour in the rain to get a seat. I recommend to draw straws and have one person to wait in line with good rain gear. Others should arrive promptly at 5:30. Service, once seated, is superior.

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Uluru
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I have lived and travelled in quite a few places around the world but Vij's is still top of my list! Any time I get the opportunity to make a stop in Vancouver I go to Vij's. I have been eating at Vij's for 12 years now and the standard and quality has never faltered! A great atmosphere, excellent food... More

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Additional Information about Vij's Restaurant

Address: 1480 W 11th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1L1, Canada
Phone Number: (604) 736-6664
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Indian

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