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James Street Cafe & Grill

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3819 Canada Way, Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 1G6, Canada
6046761876
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9:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Burnaby
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love their shrimp curry and lamb curry. So far they have the best lamb curry in town. A bit too spicy for someone who doesn't usually eat spicy food. Rice, naan, and fresh green salad all included in the curry combo. Price is reasonable. However, the quality of service varies, depends on who the server is. Sometimes the restaurant is... More 

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Marin County, California
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Though the food is okay, and I have been here multiple times I am so surprised that the owner does not engage more with his customers. How do they expect to get good word of mouth business when they treat their customers as if they are doing them a favor. Look elsewhere until the service improves.

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Thank globalnomadforyou
Vancouver, Canada
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251 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

After hearing and driving by the place non stop I was happy when a business lunch was scheduled here. Big menu for sure centred around Indian food, steaks, and breakfasts. I had the breakfast mix and match and it really was just ok. Modest in size, couple scrawny pieces of ham - could do much better myself in my kitchen!... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Love the menu and variety. Great taste and fresh. Well priced... Very reasonable. Friendly service, fast. Convenient location and lots of parking

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Thank Nasser L
Vancouver, Canada
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251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

You can have everything here, big menu. Fairly big restaurant which can easily accommodate larger groups. Standard casual fare of steak, soup, sandwiches, burgers plus Indian food or their lunch buffet. Interesting combination. I was here for lunch and my companion ordered breakfast while I tried their lamb kebab and chicken pakora as appetizer. The meal portions are of good... More 

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London
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78 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We visited James Street in Vancouver on our trip to Canada. Wanted to taste Indian food prepared in East African style And we were not disappointed The food was good and service was great. It was after long time visiting Canada so first drink was Cesare Followed by coors light. The food we order was Mogo , Nairobi Bajia and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

If you are a fan of Indo African food then this place is a must. The menu is quite extensive and caters to all tastes. The service is super and the endless cups of tea are a treat.

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Thank MebsT
Esher, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for the first time. Had heard lots of great things about it. We were looking forward to a real feast of east african classics. Many of the people on the table were excellent cooks so we had high expectations. Starters were in general excellent as were the sauces (albeit a little runny). Service was very good. Great... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

If you are a fan of Indian food with an East African twist then this is a place you have to visit. The grilled meat and fish entrees are absolutely amazing.

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Thank MebsT
Sechelt, Canada
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

First meal was in restaurant, white tablecloth, casual and friendly, helpful staff. Returned 2 days later for a take-out dinner. Generous portion of halibut, chicken and beef in each of the three meals ordered. While waiting for my take-out, there was a steady stream of "regulars" arriving for eat-in and to pick up their take-out orders. The beef dish was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3819 Canada Way, Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 1G6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Burnaby
  • Phone Number: 6046761876
Description
two blocks east of Boundary

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