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Nuba Cafe

146 3rd Ave E, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 1C8, Canada
+1 604-568-6727
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good51%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“baklava” (3 reviews)
“hummus” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
146 3rd Ave E, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 1C8, Canada
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Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat as a vegetarian! Their hummus is so fresh and the flavors in their dishes are so yummy!

1  Thank 933sbnop
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Tried the feast for 2 people at $39 for lunch. A few substitutions necessary to make it gluten free, which were readily offered (such as romaine instead of pita to scoop up the hummus and eggplant puree). It's actually surprisingly filling! And no reason to...More

1  Thank PacificBlackBird
Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

Yummy food...eggplant main dish, cauliflower dish, all the appetizer dips, potatoes, great vegan options! Definitely healthy eating! Wish I could eat like that everyday! Servers served with a smile!

1  Thank MKDazzlingDiva
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Four of us went to Nuba Cafe for an early dinner, two of us being semi-vegetarian, and the other two being omnivores. The restaurant does not take reservations so we had a 15 minute wait before being seated at 6:00pm. We went slightly overboard underestimating...More

Thank SASinToronto
Reviewed December 7, 2016

I had a craving for good falafel so after looking at reviews online, I decided to give Nuba Cafe on 3rd Avenue just west of Main Street, across from Swiss Bakery. I went around 1PM -- it was crowded and continued to be so for...More

1  Thank no_car_traveler
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Nice choice of lunch options with good size portions. Place relatively small, so go a bit before noon or you'll have to wait a bit. Food was tasty. Certain to head back.

1  Thank John G
Reviewed October 29, 2016

Enjoyed the large share plate which included a sampling of a variety of Lebanese/Mediterranean foods offered by Nabu. It was plenty for three people. Especially enjoyed the hummus and cauliflower. The service was good with quick refills of bread and water, although the restaurant became...More

1  Thank Exgardenersinthehood
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Had their special - Lamb Shank - it was tender - falling off the bone - and tasty as it could be. If you like lamb, give this place a try. I'd go back in a minute.

Thank Cousinkk
Reviewed October 17, 2016

a very unique experience with pita, humus and everything tasty. Our preference is the prawns as a main. Great location and definitely great place to dine at that is casual but spot on.

Thank machouse2013
Reviewed August 6, 2016

Terrific food, good service. Excellent fresh juice blends, which are different each day. Good for a treat.

1  Thank adurham
Southeast False Creek
Developed alongside the Vancouver Olympic Village for
the 2010 Winter Games, a past fraught with hardship
has recently been overcome, and builders are changing
the landscape on the ground of Southeast False Creek
at a rapid pace. With waterfront dining, ultra-modern
facilities, sports stadiums, and a load of greenery,
parks, and rest spots built into the ever-changing
infrastructure, it's a fast-paced and mutable spot to
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 3rd Ave E, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 1C8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Southeast False Creek
  • Neighborhood: Southeast False Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 604-568-6727
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