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Gyu-Kaku - Vancouver

4.5
585 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Japanese
Top tags:
  • Fun
  • Happy Hour
  • Special Occasion
Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ in Vancouver, BC is the ideal spot for an amazing experience 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
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Cuisines
Japanese, Barbecue, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of Operation
Mon: 11:30AM – 10:30PM
Tues: 11:30AM – 10:30PM
Wed: 11:30AM – 10:30PM
Thurs: 11:30AM – 10:30PM
Fri: 11:30AM – 11:30PM
Sat: 11:30AM – 11:30PM
Sun: 11:30AM – 10:30PM


HAPPY HOUR
Monday: All Day Long

EARLY HAPPY HOUR
Everyday 11:30AM–6PM

LATE HAPPY HOUR
Sun–Thu 9PM–10:30PM last call
Fri & Sat: 9:30PM–11:30PM last call
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Phone number
(604) 558-3885
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
Hornby
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Parking Details
Street parking available on Hornby Street and Howe Street, also underground public parking available on Nelson & Howe (808 Nelson Street.)
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Public Transit
The closest skytrain stations are Granville Station (Expo/Mellennium Line), Vancouver City Centre (Canada Line.)
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Wine
What 585 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.4
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.4
Value
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4.0Dined 4 days ago

Food was really great and the value of the sets are incredible.

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

Quality of food is always great here and staff are always willing to work with dietary requirements. If you're on a keto diet it's easy enough to navigate to items you can eat and if ever in doubt just have them skip any sauces and go with just salt/pepper seasoning on the meats.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Helpful server! The food never disappoint me

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

always a good experience with great food

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Always love gyu kaku! Friendly staff and delicious food! Such a fun time. I keep going again and again!

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3.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Overall I enjoy Gyu-kaku at all their locations. Generally the service is great and the food very tasty. This time however we were stuck in a tucked away corner and the waitress forgot about us a few times. We had to flag someone down as we were missing items from our set or we had large lag times between some dishes (though it was very busy). I think she may have been having bad day as she seemed a bit harried when we were seated (the restaurant was very full). The floor manager did come over and help the table a few times after we had to flag someone down for cooking utensils, sauce dishes (normally these are already on the table but for some reason weren't) and a few other small things. They were great at checking in with us after these issues though as we had a couple of food allergies/dietary requirements (shellfish allergy for one, egg allergy for another). While the service was a bit spotty this time, overall it was still enjoyable and they did correct the problems during the later portion of the seating. Luckily I frequent this chain fairly often so the small hiccups haven't influenced me to avoid going in the future.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

We come here alot because the food here is consistently good. The servers are very nice and the price is just sooo good for what you're paying for! Monday is happy hour all day. Take note!

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

This was our second time and it was just as good as the first. We love the food. The meats are very tasty and the combos are very good value. Service is exactly as you would expect, not too intrusive but always helpful. Our waiter explained the benefits of using their app and helped us get signed up. They were also very accommodating in letting us choose to sit in the rear section of the restaurant as we find it quieter and more intimate. The only downside is that it is a bit of an expensive night out, but we find it more than worth it. Thanks! We will definitely be back.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Great food and great service! Will be back soon :)

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Pretty good Japanese BBQ restaurant. Food tasted good, services was great. Server checked on us couple times and asked if everything was ok. Only thing was after the grill was on food came a bit late so the grill got too hot.

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Good food, good company, good service! Nothing bad to say about today’s experience. Their happy hour is a much better value but overall, no complaints! Can’t wait to come back in the future.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Absolutely fantastic, love it every time I have the opportunity to come in!

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Food is fresh and service is good

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Grace was such a friendly and excellent server!

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4.0Dined on March 25, 2018

We went there for a get together with 4 other friends and we ordered the Shogun Set.
They were having a 20% off so we saved a lot more than we were and the food and service was amazing on top of that.
I'd recommend to bring friends and family to this restaurant.

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4.0Dined on March 25, 2018

I like handsome waiter hahahhhhhhh Good!!!

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Super happy hours is a great way to enjoy awesome food at rodiculous price 😍

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

delicious food as always. great for gathering with friends. love the grilled meats!

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Really good food at a decent price. Service tonight was not the best.

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Love this place. So amazing, great staff. Always a good time.

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4.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Love to have a dinner especially on Monday. Wanna have special dinner with my family and friends.

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

Need to make a reservation or there will be a lengthy wait but worth the wait! Drinks are very reasonably priced and ordering a package e.g meatlovers makes for a very fun and special evening. It worked out being excellently priced for how much food was served and the service was great. My favourite restaurant experience after 3 weeks in Canada.

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

The food was pretty standard, value of the food is fine, the service could be better. We all felt like our table was being neglected for a while only because the server was ending his shift and had passed our table to another server. Other servers didn't seem like they want to wait on our table but to informed us that they will notify our server that we needed assistance.

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Recommend reservations as this place was already busy at 5pm. We arrived early for pre-show dining and enjoyed the Happy Hour BBQ special for 2. Our server, Daniel was great and explained everything. We had fun grilling and cooking together - with no cleanup. After Vancouver’s unexpected snow storm, the opportunity to experience comfort food Japanese style hit the spot!

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4.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Good time
Great food and value

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Perfect food and perfect service. Very suitable for group gathering ~

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

Food was great, lots of variety in the 2 person special we ordered. We will definitely be back with family and friends.

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5.0Dined on February 12, 2018

I've been attending the place every other week for three months now.
The food, the service and the ambient are always amazing.
Were the price lower, I would eat there every day.

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4.0Dined on February 12, 2018

Awesome dining experience for someone looking to do something different. This place is perfect for friend group night outs or even just two people. I recommend getting a reservation in advance to avoid waiting, because this place is super popular.

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1.0Dined on February 11, 2018

We made a reservation, but when we arrived there, we were not in their system and had to go to another place. Never again!

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3.0Dined on February 8, 2018

Make a reservation, otherwise you'll wait for a table even though the restaurant isn't busy

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5.0Dined on February 4, 2018

Great service and food is always delicious. A fun atmosphere!

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Great experience and yummy meat

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4.0Dined on January 30, 2018

First visit and will definitely return! Service was fantastic and food was delish!

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2.0Dined on January 27, 2018

店員さんがアイスの種類を間違えてもってきました。

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1.0Dined on January 27, 2018

I asked 2 burners because we were 8 people. Hostess told us they had special restrictions that party of 10 or more can use 2 burners and she emphasized they charge 15% of gratuity for that. Well we had to cook the meats for 8 people with one burner but we still charged 15% gratuity. We should have been there 2-4 people groups for using 2 burners without 15% gratuity.

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5.0Dined on January 24, 2018

super super yummy! petfect place for meat lover, service is A , and really good price!

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4.0Dined on January 22, 2018

Quick service and fun. Something different when taking a friend for lunch!

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4.0Dined on January 21, 2018

Great restaurant for friend and family gatherings. Food portion is good and delicious. Would come back!

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Service was wonderful

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