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Tropika

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2975 Cambie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 2V7, Canada
+1 604-879-6002
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Vancouver
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Having dinner at Tropika on Cambie was an enjoyable experience. Our meals were exceptionally good. The staff was attentive and courteous. Aromas which reached our table were savoured while waiting for our dinner to be served. The restaurant is attractively decorated. Its walls are painted dusky coral with accents in shades of dark brown and medium bright lighting casts a... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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1,506 reviews
898 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

we went on a rainy sunday night. we had some different dishes than we usually get. the Tahu masak bali (tofu with sambal) was OK. the sambal was quite kicky and tasty. we then had the thai style chicken bbq with rice and this was a huge portion but quite tasty. the beef red curry (kari lembu) was excellent paired... More 

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Thank Joel K
Vancouver, Canada
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104 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2017

I walked in here after attending a nearby event, so it was not planned. I came in and asked if they had "beef Rendang" which I love, having had it in Penang, and also at Banana Leaf many times. They had it of course, at a high price of $18, but I tried. It was awful. Cheap meat, tonnes of... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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109 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed December 2, 2016

Went there without reservations on a sunday and the restaurant was packed. Staff was very friendly. The menu is quite large with lots of images so you get an idea of what you ordered. We ordered satay, taufu-dish, lamb curry, prawns and a thai-mango salad and singha beer. The food was very good. Prices are moderate. Recommended if you like... More 

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Thank oktadvisor
Vancouver, Canada
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

The food was tasty and pretty good but the prices are crazy, nearly $18 as an average price for a dish. Other places are cheaper. Nearly $2 for a satay is daylight robbery.

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Thank voyageurviv
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Having worked in the restaurant industry I try to be generous with my comments. The food was decent, but I can go to a hundred restaurants with decent food with significantly better service!! It was a celebratory business dinner and the group of us (4) ordered drinks, an appetizer, and four large entrees (including a 3lb lobster which was priced... More 

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Thank JoslinJx
Vancouver, Canada
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2016

we went there as a group of 6 after not being there for about 5 years. The menu has changed. the worse is the prices has gone up substantially. We ordered curry beef, curry lamb, green curry with chicken, stir fry green beans and shrimp, roti. The dishes were all too salty and too oily. Every dish was soaked in... More 

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Thank Pandas88
Canada
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156 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2016

Amongst a row of options we choose this one because it advertised a variety of Asian food. The place was pretty packed so a good sign and the staff were quick to great us and show us to a table. The menu was varied and the staff happy to explain if you were not sure. The food was very good... More 

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Thank canadianinriyadh
Coquitlam
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Used to be one of our favorite Malaysian restaurant. Lately I found that the food quality and service has gone a bit downhill. Was there with friends and family in June. Even though we have a booking for 8 at 7:00, we did not get a table till 7:30. Plus the receptionist has no concern about our ling wait. The... More 

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VANCOUVER
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Since becoming a vegan 5 years ago, I had not paid a visit to any Tropika for some time. My visiting guests wanted to try the place so I decided to go along after examining their menu. I was able to find a vegetarian fried rice. The guests had the usual satay skewers, the roti bread, and a couple of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Malaysian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2975 Cambie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 2V7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Shaughnessy
  • Neighborhood: Shaughnessy
  • Phone Number: +1 604-879-6002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Shaughnessy
Residential neighbourhood to the ultra-wealthy, the gorgeous manor houses centred around The Crescent area are a fabled sight to behold. Shaughnessy is Vancouver's most verdant plotted neighbourhood, and its tree-lined streets, walking routes, bike trails, and charming public parks make for an ideal location to spend and afternoon communing with nature. Consequently, it is also the botanical centre of the city, featuring conservatories and an expansive Botanical Garden, taming and sculpting the wild into seasonal viewing areas and enchanting landscapes. Quiet, elegant Shaughnessy excels at providing the Three Gs: Gardens, Golfing, and Galleries.
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