East is East - Main St

4.5
453 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Indian
Our food consists of thoughtfully prepared recipes that will take you on a culinary journey along the ancient Silk route.


As evening descends upon the vibrant city of Vancouver, Chai Lounge comes to life like the courts of the eastern Raja's. Imagine a warm, dreamy and visually arresting venue where global sounds cascade the room over the din of lively conversations. Spicy scents waft from the kitchen followed by an abundance of delicious trans-himalayan cuisine.


Chai Lounge is our landmark location. There is no place like it in Vancouver,and visitors from near and far marvel at the ornate carpets, ceiling mandala's, and the nature-inspired furnishings.
The large central stage features a rotating line-up of world class musicians and dancers. We ask for a small patronage fee of $3 per person which goes to support all the live local music at East is East. Because we are very busy we hold tables for 2 hours. We look forward to serving you.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Indian, Mediterranean, Southeast Asian
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Hours of Operation
Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 4:30pm

Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 10:30pm

Dinner: Friday & Saturday: 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Phone number
(604) 565-4401
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Catering
We offer catering for fundraisers, private and corporate functions, weddings etc.
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
28th Ave E
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Parking Details
Underground customer parking
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Entertainment
Music is a cornerstone of East is East and Chai Lounge. Every night at Chai Lounge is a musical one. The large central stage features a rotating line-up of world class musicians and dancers from Spain,India, China, Persia, Romania, Canada and more, playing traditional and modern instruments in rare and unique combinations.



Whether you are a music lover, or just a casual listener interested in expanding your musical vocabulary, Chai Lounge is a gateway to an exciting world of sound.
Additional
Beer, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine