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“Great but busy” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Crave - CLOSED

Crave
3941 main street, Vancouver, British Columbia v5v 3p3, Canada (South Main)
604.872.3663
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Price range: $15 - $19
Cuisines: American, Canadian, Seafood, Vegetarian, Gluten Free
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: South Main
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great but busy”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We often pop into Crave for dinner. There is a tiny bar area when you come in where we always sit. The food is wonderful but I seem to have the same thing each time! A sushi roll that is fried and crisp on the outside but the tuna on the inside is still raw. My hubby likes larger portions, particularly the 10oz steak.

The restaurant is very small and there are no reservations so turn up early or late otherwise you'll be waiting. Go in the summer as they have a lovely patio out back.

Visited June 2013
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1 Thank Caroline C
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40 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Timbuktu, Mali
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117 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Great food, tiny space”
4 of 5 stars 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 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank WordTraveller88
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Vancouver, Canada
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Delicious food with delightful service”
5 of 5 stars 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 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Jill35dg
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British Columbia
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511 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Fantastic experience”
5 of 5 stars 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 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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1 Thank Happytraveller604
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Vancovuer, BC
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96 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“small spot, good food”
4 of 5 stars 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 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank adamandtaly1
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