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About Gyu-Kaku - Vancouver
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.
Japanese, Barbecue, Tapas / Small Plates
Hours of Operation:
Sun–Thu: 4PM–10:30PM last call
Fri & Sat: 4PM–11:30PM last call
Monday All Day
Sun–Thu 9PM–10:30PM last cal
Fri & Sat: 9:30PM–11:30PM last call
CAN$30 and under
Street parking available on Hornby Street and Howe Street, also underground public parking available on Nelson & Howe (808 Nelson Street.)
The closest skytrain stations are Granville Station (Expo/Mellennium Line), Vancouver City Centre (Canada Line.)
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wine
Gyu-Kaku - Vancouver Ratings and Reviews
Been there many times and always love the bbq and happy hour has good price
Very good food, atmosphere is great, very friendly staff, great service - it is always well worth the drive in from the valley.
Awesome! Like always. This is our family favourite restaurant.
Waited too long to be seated despite having a booking.
It was a really nice place to cook your own food. I went with a group of 6 since one of my friends couldn't make it and the staff were nice about it. Our server was kind and always checked up to see if everything was okay.
The service is excellent and efficient. Will certainly come again
best restaurant in Vancouver
Not as good as it used to be. Service, value and quality have all gone down within the last year.
I knew Gyu-Kaku from Chicago and was very pleased with the experience here in Vancouver. Great service and delicious food. Because I was with a large party (6 people), I think it was a good idea to book in advance.
Good food and good deals (Super Happy Hour and Happy Hour)
Our dining experience this time was much better than the last time. We made a reservation for 7:45 and we didn't have to wait long before getting our table. Our server was very nice and attentive, always making sure we were doing ok. Food was great as usual.
This was our first time at Gyu-Kaku and was a family birthday celebration. We were seated fairly quickly but did have a reservation and there was 2 other groups waiting. So I would recommend a reservation even quite early on a Sunday for dinner. It was quite loud with music and chatter from other tables, so really hard to hear our waitress explaining the menu and routine. We had the seasonal complete multi course deal for 6. It was tons of food. All Very Good. Would definitely go again and recommend to friends.
Our family enjoyed our meal and we feel we got value for our dollar. It was fun to bbq our own food, our children enjoyed the experience. Victor was a very pleasant and attentive server.
the food is good but not impressed with the service much
food was fresh, great tasting, service was 100%.
will definitely be going back.
server was amazing. i come to gyu kaku often and he was the best ive ever had.
Awesome food and service! A great meal for any occasion. Make reservations or you may have an hour or so wait. Recommend the Geisha combo.
Self-cooking makes for an interesting experience, although lunch took longer than expected because of this
Great service. Attentive and friendly server. If a fan of meats, this is one of the better BBQ establishments in downtown. The local competition is significantly cheaper but also noticeably lower in quality of ingredients: You do get what you pay for.
Great place to go with a group of friends or colleagues. A lot of options and large table available.
This could technically be the best restaurant in Metro Vancouver,
Love this place. Can’t wait to come back!
Love this restaurant. Tasty grilled meat and sauces, and there are also plenty of vegetables to be had. We order the house salad, which we share, every time.
Great food, best time to go is for lunch during the week or all day Monday.
It was my first experience for a Japanese BBQ and let me tell you it was amazing!!
Excellent food, great service, totally worth the money. We ordered the Happy Hour Course Menu and it was more than enough for two. The quality of their BBQ meat is great. I will come back again, and again.
The food is tasty the only problem is the over attending of your servers. I lived in Japan and Korea so I understand the pressure to provide top notch service, but I feel that here in Canada it is not necessary to be helicoptering constantly around the table checking in on service, explaining redumentry things etc. Especially after I clearly tell the servers that I have been here many times before
Great as always! I came with a group of friends and though there were 5 of us we comfortably ate a 4-person meal set. The overall cost was roughly 35$/p (including alcohol), which was reasonable for what we got but not something I would do every week. The quality of the meat was excellent and I had the house sake which was smooth and tasty.
Really great service and the food is good too. Fun cooking yourself. Clothes may smell like BBQ so be mindful of that. Don't forget to gets some veggies as there is a lot of meat.
Made reservation for 3 people at 7:45 PM for Happy hour. We had to wait about 10 minutes before getting our table. Our server was nowhere to be found so we had to catch the hostess on her way to grab the server for us. I had to get cash from RBC (which was nearby) and the server still hadn't gotten our order yet by the time I got back to the table. She came about 5 minutes later. Food came relatively fast, and they were good. Server did not come by to ask if we needed anything until we were nearly finished, in which case we just wanted our bill. If you don't care about the service, this place is good, if you do, go to the broadway location.
I took my friend here for the first time. We had a great time and the service was excellent. The manager came out to chat with us and advise us of their new Richmond location as well. Friendly and courteous service.
It was a great experience and food! we enjoyed our time, service was not fast but we took advantage to enjoy our time. Elvis our server did not focus on details and table was not cleaned well
Victor was the best waiter!
One of the best restaurants in Vancouver, the food and peaople are great!
The prices are high compared to the services provided including food.
The food taste, and quality has gone down since the last time I dined here, which was probably around a year ago.
Wasn't satisfied with the experience today. I'll try again in a year or so...
Gyu Kaku never disappoints! Excellent place for a group to go for a boisterous fun dining experience and a reasonable bill.
Amazing experience! Super fun environment and great food. We got the geisha preset course for two people and at the end we were stuffed. With 3 drinks each our bill total was $150 (including tip) so it wasn’t super overpriced. You can eat cheaper if you want as well by choosing individual plates instead of a preset meal.
Flavours were delicious, meat was tender, drinks were awesome. I would recommend a reservation though! We had a reservation at 6:15 and while we waited for our table we heard that the wait time was 1 hour.
Try this place for a fun dining experience!
It was amazing! We had been in a similar place in Kioto, and this one esa the same experience in Vancouver! You have to go!!!
My boyfriend treated me out for my birthday and it was a lovely lunch. The front of house staff were super friendly and attentive and everything came in a timely fashion and perfectly done.
I got a free dessert which was awesome and the food over all is yummy and totally worth the travel and the food being decently priced was a bonus.
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