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261 Powell St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1G3, Canada
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“churros” (14 reviews)
“ceviche” (14 reviews)
“taco” (13 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
261 Powell St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1G3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with out-of-town friends and shared an incredible tapas style meal. The chicken tacos and sablefish in particular were big hits. Funky decor enhanced the experience. Highly recommended

Thank Ron C
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Came here with a group of friends and had a wonderful time. We shared many items which were all delicious and had this amazing tequila shot that had a lime mint something green chaser, it was out of this world! Definitely not cheap eats, it's...More

Thank MsMoog
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

I wish I lived in Vancouver so I could be a regular at Cuchillo. I wanted to taste everything. The restaurant is comfortable; service was attentive and friendly. We shared scallop ceviche with dried apricot yam jam and roasted corn on the cob, sockeye salmon...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Cuchillo is an upscale Mexican themed restaurant in east Vancouver. The menu is amazing. Everything I've eaten on the menu is incredible. The cocktails are top notch as well. On top of that they have great service. Prices are high but good value for what...More

Thank Adam V
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Went to a movie and then wakled up hoping to get in. ..no problem at 6:30 on a Saturday nite although I suspect that was due to people eating later on a lovely summer eve. You have to know what you are looking for as...More

Thank George M
Reviewed July 21, 2017

Fantastic Mexican food in a really funky spot in Vancouvers Railtown neighborhood. Great atmosphere and awesome food. All dishes are meant for sharing. Get the mini corn husks, they are unbelievable. Decent local craft beer selection. Good bartenders and the servers are really attentive. Highly...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed July 19, 2017

We had a wonderful first dinner at Cuchillo including the Hamachi Sushi, Queso Fundo with beans (super); sable fish (super); tacos - pulled pork and battered rock fish - both excellent; blistered green shisito peppers and fabulous Margaritas. Everything was delicious and the service by...More

Thank robin_kuritzky
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We had been told this was a stop with excellent food how true. We shared several items on the menu and each dish was totally different from the one previous. Our waiter was Hanna and she was perfect as she gave well thought out recommendations...More

Thank Syl D
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

The one thing I appreciate in a good restaurant is that each meal is completely different and tastes fantastic. We had to try almost every dish on the menu and they were all good. Make sure you have the sable fish with coconut cream corn....More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed June 21, 2017

This is probably one of the few restaurants in Vancouver where I dine repeatedly, bringing family and business partners to dine. This place is the diamond in the rough with great food, excellent service and a great ambience. Presentation and taste is outstanding, Their products...More

Thank Marcus S
A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and
stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of
being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many
plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell
the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's
history a more lively presence here than anywhere
else. Having been originally founded around a popular
worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 261 Powell St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1G3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Gastown
  • Neighborhood: Gastown
  • Phone Number: 604-559-7585
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