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“Great food, tiny space” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Crave - CLOSED

Crave
Price range: $15 - $19
Cuisines: American, Canadian, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: South Main
Timbuktu, Mali
Level Contributor
123 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great food, tiny space”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2013

Great food, both appetizers and deserts, priced reasonably which is rare for Vancouver. Crammed & noisy place, hence only a 4 not a 5. I'll try the outdoor area next time.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank WordTraveller88
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

40 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
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Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Delicious food with delightful service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2013

Everything tasted and was homemade and very fresh.
The prawns starter was delicious, and all 3 of us enjoyed our main dishes.
The deserts were all also delicious.
I liked that the menu was not too extensive but everything on it seemed appealing.
The service was friendly, but not too much so...and also the staff looked real human beings rather than being thin models for decoration!
It was a little noisy but not too much of a problem.
It was unplanned so perhaps even more delicious because of that!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank Jill35dg
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
British Columbia
Level Contributor
538 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“Fantastic experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2013

This is a neighbourhood gem but other people should visit as well even though finding parking on the neighbourhood streets is quite challenging. The service is outstanding and our waiter was most personable. All items ordered by out party of 4 were a gastronomic delight. The wine list is of real quality and prices are reasonable. If you love creme brûlée make sure you order this dessert to finish off your meal as it is an 11 on a scale of 1 to 10!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank Happytraveller604
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Vancovuer, BC
Level Contributor
101 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“small spot, good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2013

this is a nice little Restaraunt. it's small and they don't take reservations so its a gamble with more than 4 people. being small it can be pretty noisy. service an the quality of food is quite good.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank adamandtaly1
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Edmonton, Canada
Level Contributor
77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Worth the trip”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2013 via mobile

Making the trip from downtown was worth it (nt actually that far but with a baby in tow, seemed like an adventure).
The 5 of us all enjoyed our meals, great food, friendly helpful staff! Accommodated the babe and made us feel comfortable.... Didn't feel rushed as sometimes happens at breakie!

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank MelCarv
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