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Illuminate Restorante

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125-1077 56 Street, Delta, British Columbia, Canada
604-943-5900
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Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Always fantastic!

My wife, myself and our friends have regularly gone to Illuminate since it opened. This place gives us a chance to enjoy the downtown dining experience without having to go downtown. The food is on fabulous, prices are cheaper than downtown and the wine list is extensive and well priced for all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
James G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My wife, myself and our friends have regularly gone to Illuminate since it opened. This place gives us a chance to enjoy the downtown dining experience without having to go downtown. The food is on fabulous, prices are cheaper than downtown and the wine list is extensive and well priced for all budgets. Make sure to make a reservation as... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I've lived in Delta for about 18 months now. And Illuminati is the established fine dining restaurant in town. Unfortunately they seem to be resting on their laurels and the other places keep begging better and better. Each time I've dined with Illuminati I've left slightly disappointed. Either the service is poor or the reservation goes missing and the food... More 

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Point Bob
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Is it expensive - yes - is it worth it? YES! The food was divine. I had the best Osso Buco ever. I read a review about how good the calamari appy was - and it was but it is literally two bites. Atmosphere A++

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Delta, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Compared to Vancouver we don't have a huge selection of good restaurants in our neighborhood and we feel very fortunate to have this one close to home. We have never been disappointed with any meal we have ordered. The ambiance is terrific and the service is great. From excellent pasta dishes to entrees - everything is great!

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Delta, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It is a long drive to a good restaurant from Tsawwassen and Ladner. I have been well served with Illuminate for at least 10 years. Whether a family dinner or one of their weekly specials, I have never been disappointed.

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Delta, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We went as a couple on New Year's Eve, so experience was probably not the usual. All the food was fantastic! -- Salad, Salmon and Seafood. The portions were not large, but they were sufficient. The price was a little high -- but not ridiculous. It was a cold evening, we were seated next an outer wall and we could... More 

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Delta, British Columbia, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The restaurant is in a row of half a dozen other restaurants. With all the lights and signs, the area looks very festive at night. Illuminate is a higher-end restaurant with fantastic food. Great for small gatherings.

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Vancouver, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Eaten here several times, whenever I am in the area. Roland Smith (owner - head chef) continues to keep the menu alive, and we haven't had a bad dish yet. His beef carpaccio is the best I have ever had anywhere in the world, worth the return trip by itself. The short ribs are the best my wife has ever... More 

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Delta, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

By far the best fine dinning in Tsawwassen. The veal is so tender, the other Italian dishes are among the best in the Vancouver area. Great wine list. Very romantic getaway!

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Saskatoon, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This was Saturday night and it was fortunate that we had reserved a table for four, because the restaurant was very busy. They have an interesting menu and a very good wine list, as well as some interesting beers. Going around the table, we had Osso Buco - good but not outstanding; grilled Romaine heart - very good, Tuscan Chicken... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 125-1077 56 Street, Delta, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Delta
  • Phone Number: 604-943-5900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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