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Simba's Grill

825 Denman Street | Vancouver, BC, Burnaby, British Columbia V6G 2L7, Canada (Willingdon Heights)
604-974-0649
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Ranked #12 of 478 Restaurants in Burnaby
Cuisines: African
Neighborhood: Willingdon Heights
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This place was a nice change of pace, we were quite happy to find something a little different than usual. The decor is funky, the space is small and quaint. The food was fantastic! Super tasty, and huge portions which nobody quite managed to finish. Was so refreshing to find goat stews and cassava fries and things..! Although their were... More

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Seattle, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We've eaten here on both our recent trips to Vancouver, and will be back! Great African inspired food with spicy but not too hot sauces. Options for vegetarians are available, especially if they eat fish. We loved the deep fried cassava root and fried fish bites as appetizers. We then had the lamb biryani, curried mushrooms, shrimp with spinach, and... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

It's a cozy African restaurant very close to the Stanley park. Their Kebobs and Beryani are the best. I believe the food style is from Kenya, and it is actually a fusion with Indian spices and rice. It's super delicious and the owner himself would walk around the tables to greet you and make sure you liked your food. The... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

We had an entertainment coupon and decided to give Simba's a visit based on reviews on TripAdvisor and yelp. It didn't disappoint. We got the chef's special mix plate. Even though our coupon was buy one meal and get one free and chef's special was considered only one meal, the owner let us use that coupon for that one meal... More

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Elora, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I've never had better African food. The meats were velvety smooth, the sauces were divine and their coffee is heavenly. Coupled with a lovely atmosphere it was an unforgettable experience. Highly, highly recommended.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Top Contributor
437 reviews 437 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

The food is just tasty and tangy and abundant. We had the lamb chops and the Kuku Masala Chicken. Both dishes were flavorful, nicely presented and good to the palate. We also ate a naan and my wife had a mango lassi. Great service and the owner and his team always do a super job.

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Edmonton, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very generous portions. Food was well presented and very tasty. Good value for the price. Only problem is the location. Terrible lack of parking in the area.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

We are old customers and followed the restaurant from burnaby. Had reservations for 10 people, got there the owner was throwing major attitude as to why we had extra people, grabbed a 2 seated table and gave away to someone else. That was just the beginning!! We requested for ribs dinner and he told his staff not to give it... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Simba's is a cozy space that feels family run, which you will likely see as the owner has been present every time I have visited the restaurant. Kurshid tends to take orders and gives suggestions to new comers as the menu is sure to have dishes you have never heard of. We tried new dishes every time we visited but... More

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Burnaby, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Please list this in VANCOUVER !, not Burnaby as this is quite far away and in a hard to reach part of Vancouver! Please keep Burnaby listings as such.

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Address: 825 Denman Street | Vancouver, BC, Burnaby, British Columbia V6G 2L7, Canada
Phone Number: 604-974-0649
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Burnaby>  > Willingdon Heights
Cuisine: African

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