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$$ - $$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
1809 1st Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 5B8, Canada
+1 778-379-4052
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried chicken” (36 reviews)
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Contemporary, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1809 1st Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 5B8, Canada
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Reviewed today

We discovered AnnaLena two years ago, and it was the first place we chose to go back to this trip to Vancouver. It was as good or better than we remembered. We had the tasting menu because it had most of the dishes we wanted...More

Thank Jane a
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have come to Anna Lena many times, ever since it was first opened several years ago. At the beginning, it was easy to get a table and we went quite often. Then it became very popular, and rightly so, and much harder to find...More

Thank Ray820
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came here to thank a couple of friends for showing me an amazing time in Canada. An amazing trip topped of with an amazing dinner! We knew the restaurant was slightly more than we are used to after mainly eating out in Dairy queens, A...More

Thank Callum G
Reviewed 5 days ago

I run a dinner MeetUp and as such I'm going to medium-high end restaurants twice a week. So I have a pretty good idea what the Vancouver food scene has to offer and I am here to tell you AnnaLena sits firmly at the top!...More

Thank allstaryvr
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited recently and had the tasting menu. Like a lot of smaller restaurants the tables can be quite small, especially if you have two or three drinks, bread, condiments etc. Like almost everywhere in Canada, the service was extremely friendly and helpful. However, the...More

Thank JohnD1951
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first night of our two week trip started at AnnaLena’s and set the tone for an amazing vacation. This location was much smaller and more casual than we expected but the food and service was far superior than any 5 Star Michelin restaurant. Martin...More

Thank Cathie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've tried the tasting menu on a visit to Vancouver last year (fabulous, special occasion) and went back for dinner recently. AnnaLena does not disappoint. I wish I could tell you about my favourite, strange, and completely amazing dessert, but then I'd have to…keep you...More

Thank CelisabethJH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well deserved for this restaurant to be one of the top 50 in Canada. Small menu perfect for sharing and every dish is a winner. They also have a pastry chef to ensure the desserts are as outstanding as the rest of the dinner menu....More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't say enough amazing things about this funky but tasty establishment. I have been here over a dozen times and it my taste buds always thank me for it after! Very talented chef and staff make the experience perfect every time. They change up...More

Thank Alfred A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

AnnaLena Is another local neighborhood restaurant that completely makes you feel at home. It’s a combination of two grandmother’s first name is both of which by this food I wish were my grandmother. The menu is small and concise but has a wonderful assortment of...More

Thank JenniferBrooke2016
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their mark on the number of organic restaurants and
fair-trade cafes in the area. At the centre of
Kitsilano ("Kits" for short) the almost idyllic
expanse of Kits Beach offers the opportunity for a
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April 29, 2017|
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Response from katzan | Reviewed this property |
I would say not really - it's more of a trendy bistro style rather than a family restaurant. However, if the kid was quiet and could sleep through the noise, nobody would probably care. also there isn't a lot of room for... More
Janice G
August 18, 2016|
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Response from dpSanDiego | Reviewed this property |
No.able to have a conversation, without a problem
James H
January 17, 2016|
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Response from Sharon C | Reviewed this property |
I contacted Anna Lena and they said that they would be able to accommodate anyone one a gluten free diet.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$19 - $34
Contemporary, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1809 1st Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 5B8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Kitsilano
  • Neighborhood: Kitsilano
  • Phone Number: +1 778-379-4052
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