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“Classic Tapas with Excellent Execution”
Review of Sardine Can

Sardine Can
Ranked #357 of 3,845 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Gastown
Reviewed September 8, 2013

We started with the burrata and grilled peaches - what a fantastic way to start, their spicy chicken brochettes were delicious, as well as the champiniones and patatas bravas. The octupus was almost over cooked, but still had a mostly good texture and they have a nice little wine selection that goes well with their menu choices. Well worth a visit, plan to stay and enjoy the passers by and general fun ambiance in the restaurant. We'd go back to discover some other gems on their menu.

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Thank danrobe2007
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Reviewed August 26, 2013

We have now been to The Sardine Can twice and enjoyed it even more the second time.
With seats for about 20 people or so they have some amazing stuff on the "tapas" menu.
Smoked Sardines on toast are outstanding with the very amazing Olive Oil they bring in. ( we bought a bottle for $10 and love it)
Another appy has Hummus, candied nuts and spicy olives, served with delicious "Terra" bread for $7.50.
If you like tapas from Spain you will love this very cool "Hole in the Wall" in Gastown.

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Thank tedsexcellentmusic
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Reviewed August 24, 2013

I would like to think of my self as someone who enjoys the spoils of fantastic food, yet does not have the foody snobbery. This restaurant was a perfect match. If you love true Spanish style tapas and a friendly environment you will love the Sardine Can.

Their server staff knows a tone about how to pair food and drink for the most enjoyable meal. This is a great place to go with friends to enjoy a social meal with a few fantastic drinks.

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Thank Robertwkemp
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Reviewed August 18, 2013

If you want a real cosy tapas with being in the kitchen feel then check this out. It only seats about 30 and its walk in only. You can queue via the chalk board while you have a drink up the street or jus wait and have a drink. The staff are great an friendly and the food is just awesome - try the ham wrapped stuffed prunes, the best !

Thank C1613
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Reviewed August 16, 2013

We were looking for a quiet and authentic place to have a good quality dinner. Located in Gas Town right around the corner from the super busy and touristy restaurants. The food is great - home made right in front of you (if you sit at the bar), while you socialize with the chef. Service is great - everything arrived just as we were finishing the prior tapas.
Super tasty meals perfect for sharing for two or equally great as individual portions. Will definitely come back here again next time I'm in Vancouver!!

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Thank Panyam
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