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About Gyu-Kaku - Broadway - Vancouver

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ in Vancouver, BC is the ideal spot for an amazing experience in British Columbia! Traditionally called Yakiniku, this Japanese barbecue spot is known for their delicious, fresh (never frozen), high-quality meats! Enjoy an ice cold beer as you grill your own meat. Happy Hours offer the best deals on food and drinks, so be sure to wind down and get the night started right with us.

Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Japanese, Barbecue, Tapas / Small Plates

Hours of Operation:
Lunch
Everyday: 11:30AM–4PM

Dinner
Mon–Thu: 4PM–10:30PM last call
Fri & Sat: 4PM–11:30PM last call
Sun: 4PM–10PM last call

Happy Hour
Monday: All Day

Early Hours
Everyday 11:30AM–6PM

​Late Hours
Mon–Thu: 9PM–10:30PM last call
Fri & Sat: 9:30PM–11:30PM last call
Sun: 9PM–10PM last call

Cross Street:
Oak St

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(604) 558-3898

Website:
http://www.gyu-kaku.com/cn/broadway.htm

Executive Chef:
You!

Additional:
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Wine

Gyu-Kaku - Broadway - Vancouver Ratings and Reviews

5
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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
Food

4.6

Service

4.4

Ambience

4.4

Value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Fun (14)
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Casual (12)
Happy Hour (12)
Group Bookings (11)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Child-Friendly (8)
Good for a Date (8)
Tasting Menu (8)
Cozy (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Special Occasion (6)
Business Meals (6)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Authentic (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Neighbourhood Gem (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Late-Night Find (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Healthy (3)
Romance (3)
Spicy (3)
Tapas (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Brunch (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Great Beer (2)
Seasonal (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Paleo-Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
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Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Our server was very attentive and friendly. He explained every dish and how and how long to grill. It was very noisy but lively. The food was delicious more than I expected. I and my husband invited our friends for New Year get together. They love the food. We enjoyed very much. I recommend the restaurant.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Paleo Friendly, Neighborhood Gem
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on January 2, 2018

美味しかったです。満足です。

Food3
Ambience1
Service1
Value3

vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Firstly, need to work on your wait time, at gyu kaku on Nelson, i’ve been seated 5 minutes early or one minute after my reserved time NOT NEARLY TEN MINUTES AFTER.
Secondly, im well aware that all staff have to say welcome and thank you at the start and end of the meal, which was not done and is very poor on reflective true Japanese culture.
Thirdly, My table and I had to constantly ask for our food because the server forgot to write it down and bring it. When it was finally brought it was lukewarm and not hot.
Overall, Gyu Kaku on Nelson set the bar quite high on my standards for any Gyu Kaku location and clearly Gyu Kaku Broadway fell so far under the bar to the point where I will never come back. Gyu Kaku on Nelson is nicer, more orderly, has more respectful and competent staff, and a better authentic japanese environment. I won’t be recommended this specific Gyu Kaku based on all those reasons.

Food3
Ambience1
Service1
Value1

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Host wasn’t providing professional customer service

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 29, 2017

The quality of meat is good. The combo-style menu is good for friends getting together. Recommend for parties of three or more.

Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value5

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Birthday dinner for my husband.

Food5
Ambience3
Service4
Value3

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Very delicious

Food3
Ambience3
Service4
Value3

vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 15, 2017

It’s a fun experience. Tasty food. Just don’t go in expecting too much.

Tags: Tapas
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Orlando)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Fabulous food, and a blast for the kids. Affordable, get there before 6pm for Happy Hour pricing on some of their menu items

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Casual
Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value5

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Nice place

Food4
Ambience5
Service4
Value5

 
·Dined on November 23, 2017

Had so much fun

Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 22, 2017

A good place for gathering and good bbq food

Food3
Ambience2
Service4
Value2

 
·Dined on November 13, 2017

Just disappointed that when I called Gyu-Kaku the Friday, November 10th before the Monday, November 13th reservations, I specifically asked someone on the phone if it was 'Super' Happy Hour on Monday, November 13th and she said 'YES!' Then we arrived that Monday at 2:00 pm, we were told it was not super happy hour, just happy hour! If we only knew, we wouldn't have waited until 2 pm and we could of went earlier for lunch, as we were with our two hungry kids.

Tags: Kid-friendly
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great Place. Love the food and atmosphere . Great communication skills in terms of food service.
:) :)

Tags: Healthy, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Disabled Access, Sunday Lunch
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Perfect place for hanging out with a group of friends and catch up with each other :) All their combo options have LOTS OF MEAT. So worth the price!

Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 24, 2017

A nice revisit. Great food and decent price. The two-hour-dining-window policy is rather annoying since we had two pitchers of beers. You can’t finish them and the meal in two hours. The waitress was nice, however, to let us move to a next-to but smaller table to finish beers and offered Edamames. Acceptable overall.

Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 16, 2017

This location and atmosphere is lot better than the one in downtown. Server Lee is very nice and friendly, compare to the servers in downtown, is totally two different stories.

Tags: Cozy, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Happy Hour
Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 16, 2017

there was a space to put special request so I put it was my son's birthday but they didn't do anything so i guess it didn't matter.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Excellent food and service. The Kobe beef was very tasty. I will definitely go back again and again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
Food4
Ambience3
Service3
Value3

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 12, 2017

The place is OK. As a keen Japanese foody, I found the food to be OK, but nothing exceptional. The atmosphere was OK, too. The downtown Gyu-kaku has a much better atmosphere than this or the Richmond location.

I also like the Japanese staff downtown, that tends to bring more authenticity to the dining experience.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 9, 2017

Seated quickly, service was excellent (as usual), and once food starts being served, it all comes together so be prepared for a full table when you order a combo or many separate plates. Happy hour is always a good deal but it really depends what you want to eat. Many options for the styles of beef, pork, chicken and even vegetables. The sukiyaki bibimbap is always good too, but never ever touch the stone pit it is or the area under it or you will be burned...

All in all, an excellent experience with great meat, vegetables, rice and the best matcha, black sesame and vanilla ice cream.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Spicy, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Casual, Great for Lunch
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value3

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 5, 2017

This is the second time I've had lunch at this restaurant and I was not disappointed. The server was very pleasant and helpful. We didn't walk away hungry.

Tags: Fun, Great for Lunch
Food3
Ambience3
Service2
Value3

 
·Dined on September 24, 2017

When we arrived, we were told a table is being cleaned. 10 mins later we were still waiting at the door while another party with the same number of people went in and sat at another table which was also available when we were there. Towards the end of the table, the server came and asked what dessert we wanted, we told her, and she brought them over. The problem was, our dinner wasn't even done yet, food still needed to be cooked. We were well within the 2 hrs limit. Not sure what the rush was...

Tags: Casual
Food4
Ambience3
Service3
Value3

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 20, 2017

Food was well prepared (though over-seasoned) and came in an orderly fashion. In the open environment setting, servers attended to our needs at an acceptable pace. The price point was reasonable but not worth the value. The cleanliness of the restaurant was mediocre. The server who gave us the receipt (which included a unique one-time code for point accumulation), took the receipt away without asking whether we collected points. We don't know who ended up with the points but it's definitely not in the accounts of their customers!

Tags: Fun, Casual, Happy Hour
Food3
Ambience3
Service4
Value2

vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 19, 2017

Very average at best. We didn't have the BBQ which is what they are probably known for... bit expensive for lunch... Ordered a shrimp garlic noodle and portion was rather small for $9 and only had 3 shrimp... tasted more soy than garlic. Was just very average. This location also has pay parking underground but they do not reimburse for parking.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on September 18, 2017

Loved it! Went here twice, first with my family, and second time with my boyfriend. Will definitely bring my friends here

Tags: Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Late-night Find, Spicy, Authentic, Cozy, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Tasting Menu, Casual, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups
Food4
Ambience2
Service3
Value2

 
·Dined on September 16, 2017

It doesn't seem necessary for all the wait staff to yell out greetings to welcome new diners. It's too loud and annoying when you're trying to have a conversation with your tablemates. I don't think a true Japanese restaurant yells greetings that loudly. Because of that I would find it difficult to recommend the restaurant to anyone.

Other than the noise I enjoyed the food (even if I had to cook it myself). I do like my food hot so having to cook it was ideal cause you can chat between bites and still enjoy a hot meal.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 12, 2017

We went during all day happy hour, which is every Monday. The meat is very good and it's a fun place to go because you get to grill it yourself. I recommend the sakuratini, a cocktail inspired by Japanese cherry blossoms.

Tags: Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch
Food3
Ambience3
Service4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Food is oily and overpriced, even during happy hour.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Good staff and friendly service. The food was good as well!

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 22, 2017

We came here for my birthday and everything was amazing as usual! Especially the Monday all day happy hour!! Will definitely be back in the future.

Food3
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 17, 2017

Fantastic spot to take friends. We pop in here for supper once every few weeks for the late night happy hour and the place is always packed so the Opentable reservation is a must! Its may not be the finest dining but the selection of meats to grill is great, prices are good and service is really attentive.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on August 14, 2017

IT WAS F*CKING AMAZING. I WENT WITH MY GIRLFRIEND AND OUR TABLE HANDLER WAS SO NICE. WE WERE THE YOUNG COUPLE AND WE'RE DEFINITELY COMING BACK!!

(I am well aware I am in caps, and this was the only way to express my excitement and joy for this place, other than using exclamation marks repetitively.)

Tags: Fun, Casual, Healthy, Late-night Find, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Cozy, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Kid-friendly, Hot Spot, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion
Food4
Ambience5
Service4
Value3

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Server was nice and food was great! The rice was a bit oily though, but everything has was right!

Tags: Good for Groups
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on July 27, 2017

Very good price right now. Always my favorite place to go.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on July 26, 2017

I came here for my birthday and it was SO GOOD! I didn't expect it to be so delicious. Amazing value too. Come here!! You won't regret it.

Tags: Hot Spot, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Casual, Fun
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on July 25, 2017

This is the first time I have attended this restaurant and I am impressed. The portions were generous and the service was very good.
I have recommend this restaurant to friends and family.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Seattle)·Dined on July 25, 2017

This place was great!
A little spendy, but they have happy hour and super happy hour sometime every day!
The meat is primarily all marinated, so the meat is a bit sweeter and flavorful.
They had a great selection and for two people who eat a lot, we spent about 75$ on food, drinks, and dessert. Not bad at all!!!

Fun atmosphere and great service. It does get busy though, so I would suggest a reservation.

Tags: Late-night Find
Food3
Ambience3
Service4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on July 24, 2017

Great choice of BBQ meat in menu and even happy hour specials. Service was good and attentive.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on July 23, 2017

We went to gyukaku with a group of 8 people on a Saturday night. Free Parking in the area wasn't so great but glad they had paid parking by the actual restaurant. As we got in we got good service, restaurant was bustling with life with all the servers greeting welcome.(as per japanese tradition)

Food was great and portions were decent. We even had a vegan come with us to try some of their salads and vegetables and they liked it. Decent variety of liquor but not the best.

10/10 would come again

Tags: Good for Groups, Great Beer, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options

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