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Sylvia's Restaurant and Lounge

$$ - $$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
1154 Gilford St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2P6, Canada
+1 604-681-9321
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (26 reviews)
“fish and chips” (19 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
1154 Gilford St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2P6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful setting, amazing food, and a team from servers to chef (Daniel ) who really care. Many Thanks to you all, especially Greg )

Thank Voyage552884
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped into Sylvia's for a coffee and tea with a friend and had a beautiful table overlooking English Bay. This is a hidden gem. It reminded me somewhat of having tea over in the Empress in Victoria. The staff were very friendly even though...More

Thank Pharoh642
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having a fine restaurant and lounge at the hotel made the stay at Sylvia even better. Had sit down dinner, room service dinner, and breakfast, all very good. The bar was really nice to come home to after a day on the town. Great friendly...More

Thank daniel t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was good but not outstanding. Excellent service, view and value to the meal. Definitely worth dining here for hotel guests.

Thank chowsea
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good food in a great setting - especially if you can get a window seat around sunset. There is nothing more romantic than watching the sun go down with a loved one. Excellent staff who are attentive to your every need. Worth the experience.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed October 6, 2018

The Sylvia Hotel at English Bay in Vancouver is a lovely old building with gorgeous ivy on the exterior. However, the food is not good and the kitchen badly needs an overhaul.

Thank Wanda_Halpert
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Linguini with prawns in tomato sauce was excellent. Sunday evening with a live light jazz duo. Excellent service and ambiance.

Thank Cam F
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Sylvia's was a walk back in time - and seeing Sylvia's history displayed made you feel part of something bigger than yourself. The meal/dessert was exquisite. The Staff were polite, approachable, worked hard and as a team. We were totally delighted and felt "wanted" and...More

Thank croatianbriar
Reviewed September 23, 2018

What an adorable place this is !! We went for dinner and drinks Thursday night at Sylvia's Restaurant and Lounge, after our less than pleasant experience at the nearby Avocado Bay Restaurant [see my previous review] We had such a great experience from the moment...More

Thank FellowTraveller1979
Reviewed September 20, 2018

we were a group of seniors (24 or so) for brunch. The server Cindy was great!! She was prompt, took all our orders & no mistakes. Food was very good & fast service. No long waits.

Thank notboring
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perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most
languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset
Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to
take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along
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karamanduk
December 21, 2015|
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Response from DoubtfulDiva | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. We were there for cocktails only.
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fifthline
August 24, 2015|
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Response from JULOfrVan | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the Slyvia Hotel has a toll free number you can call 1-877-681-9321 or send them an email ( see their website) I have only dined there but I'm sure they will make arrangements for you. Traffic in Vancouver can be heavy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1154 Gilford St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2P6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > West End
  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 604-681-9321
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