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The Reef Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner

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Enjoy all 3 courses for 25
Picadillo Tostones
Seasoned ground beef with olive, tomato, chili, garlic and onion on crisp plantain tostones topped with melted cheddar. Served with fresh tomato salsa.
Coo Yah Chicken Dinner
Smoked paprika and lime roasted chicken with mac and cheese on braised greens.
Banoffee Pie
Dulce de leche and banana filling with chantilly cream.
Spiced Mojito
Sailor​ jerry spiced rum with fresh mint, lime and pineapple.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Caribbean, Jamaican
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

We ate here on a Monday evening with a friend. Everything was great. They served us good cocktails ! A typical bread, which is free, is served with mango butter and a spicy sauce. Excellent ! We took two main courses with chicken. Both were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bonnetm982
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Reef three times whilst in Vancouver. The first two occasions were fab! I had jerk chicken each time and had a really decent size chicken breast. Unfortunately on the last occasion it was the size of a thigh and I was disappointed!...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank paula b
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Visited with a group of friends for dinner and a few drinks. We were so impressed with the quality of the food, incredibly flavourful and fairly inexpensive. The house hot sauce is to die for, I think we ate the entire jar!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank taylorg43
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We had to wait an hour for our main dishes because the server was talking to the clients. The excuse of we don’t have many servers is not an excuse. The only good the thing was the music. I don’t put the minimum grade because...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Julio L
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We spent a lovely evening here, it had great food, especially the jerk chicken, and lovely, helpful staff.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Claire B
Reviewed July 29, 2018

I went there the other night to celebrate some birthdays. and before I even walked in, the extremely loud noise was defening for start. When I asked one of the server to please turn down the music, was told, well, it's the DJ. he can...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Christine W
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Although the food was pretty good this is definitely not a place to have a conversation over dinner.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Atrevanseaprobar
Reviewed July 6, 2018

We were very much looking forward to checking this place out, and it was OK, but a few offputting things so we won't go back. Service was overall fine. First, I wanted to treat myself to a pina colada, and ordered one. The waitress came...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tanya1111
Reviewed June 3, 2018

We were looking for some Caribbean food and decided to test out The Reef. The place had a very Jamaican ambience and we were served by a very friendly lady, it was a very nice sunny and hot day so we felt we were in...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Mike_Nak
Reviewed May 6, 2018

The Ethiopian Restaurant we intended to visit was closed. A quick search suggested The Reef. Upon arrival, the big roll-up glass windows were open to enjoy an earlier, warm Spring day. Unfortunately it was cooling down rapidly but no one bothered to close them. We...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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