Cabrito Tapas & Bebidas

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27 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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With Yared Nigussu's mural as a backdrop, Cabrito plays with locally sourced produce, Ocean Wise seafood and non medicated meat to recreate Spanish tapas with a twist. Spanish wines, home infused spirits and cocktails all come together in a cozy environment bringing good friends closer over the simplest of life's pleasures...
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of Operation
Fri–Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Mon–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm
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Phone number
(604) 620-7636
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Executive Chef
Alexandre Carriere
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Cross Street
between 6th and 7th
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Public Transit
2 min walk from Commercial-Broadway Skytrain Station
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Every Sunday: Toque Flamenco
Other live Music coming up soon, stay tuned
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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54 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019

When I arrived, there was no record of my Open Table reservation. Fortunately, there was a table available and we were able to be seated.

10 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019

Food and drink delightful. Small space VERY LOUD. But the good

2 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2019

I had a lovely dinner with a friend on Halloween night. The service and food was excellent. I could've had a dozen of the scallop bacon salt tapa as well as the squid tapa. Delish! I also go an unexpected birthday song and treat. Highly recommend!

1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019

Overall a great dinner, but with all of the servers serving all of the tables (not dedicated) we were asked the same questions several times. We appreciated that they did touch the table a lot, but almost too much, as the servers didn't seem to be communicating as to what was happen and what had been entered for our table. Just a suggestion for the staff to work on either increased communication, or checking the terminals to see what has been entered / ordered before touching the table. With thanks.

3 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2019

It was a quiet evening so we had lots of attention paid to us including a free birthday dessert

4 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019

Love this little place and their amazing food. Things can be a little slow out of the kitchen when it gets busy but the great drinks and wine make the wait tolerable. Staff are very helpful and friendly. Food is amazing.

3 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019

Great place for Spanish tapas. The paellas are outstanding and delicious. The place is small inside but quite quaint and cozy atmosphere. Nice patio on outside.

2 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2019

Had a great experience at Cabrito’s. Fantastic food, friendly service and a nice atmosphere. Having previously lived in Spain I’m always seeking out good quality, authentic food and these guys delivered! Delicious tortilla and txistora!

1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019

Amazing amazing amazing!!!! I'll be going here again soon for sure!

1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019

Restaurant food and service was very good. Tables were too small and restaurant was about 15 degrees too warm. A blind and fans were needed. I would recommend this place higher if it weren’t so uncomfortable

12 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2019

Everything is good just the food took a bit long to be delivered.

1 review
Dined on June 29, 2019

Party of 6 on a Saturday evening at 6pm. The restaurant was out of a bunch of items on their menu; they were also out of goat, which is the name of the restaurant. Food they had was good but we kept under ordering and the wait staff were not making suggestions on quantity to order. We ordered the shrimp and it came out with 5 shrimp, one each and it was gone. We were a party of 6 a little help in ordering would have been appreciated. This continued all evening we would guess how many we needed and they took our order but it was never enough and we would have to order more. Drinks: started with the Negroni Blanca; they do it as a two oz drink and it comes with so much ice I felt like I was given an empty drink. Needs to be a 3oz with a large cube. Overall I would probably go back but only as a party of 2, would find another for large party. Not having a full menu early on a sat was a big miss to me. I would expect that on a Monday or late Sunday not the beginning of the busiest night for dining.

1 review
Dined on June 23, 2019

Altho we found it to be a little on the pricey side, the food was good and the service was very good.
There were 6 of us and when I made reservations I was under the impression we'd have to wait til ALL OF US arrived before we could be seated but that was VERY WRONG...they seated 2 of us and then we waited for the other 4 and it was no problem. they were most accommodating!!! It was HAPPY HOUR time and again, they were most co-operative with drinks/food being ordered to include the 'happy hour' price.
Very cute little place - I imagine it could be quite loud when completely full but we were fine.
Overall - we would go back!!!

1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019

It was noisy because of us! Excellent brunch!!!!!!

1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019

Tasted great, but $7ish for 7small pieces of potato wrapped in bacon & aioli is not ideal.

1 review
Dined on May 5, 2019

Items on menu not available. Had the pork dish. Too much blubber
Wine was the only good thing. We, my friends and my wife, myself were very disappointed. After our meal we had the urge going for a hamburger at A&W.

7 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019

Came for their dine out menu. Our services was wonderful but our meals took a long time to arrive. Portion size is a bit small for some mains.

1 review
Dined on January 25, 2019

Took the opportunity to try Cabrito during Dine Out event. The food was great, the service cheerful and friendly, and the restaurant had a energetic yet intimate feel. Here’s the but... I don’t think the value was there for a $35 menu.

1 review
Dined on January 24, 2019

I booked this spot as i love Spanish food

Having been to Spain on multiple road trips, I've been to many towns and I know what a tapa can and should be, tapas are great but this restaurant is serving one tapa-sized dish up as a main and charing a main price for it.

Our bill was $110 and we had to eat later that evening.

I ordered the goat dish and I had to ask the server was there not supposed to be goat in this, he said oh its shredded through the cheese: it was not present at all. Then, for table next to us he changed his narrative saying the the meat was “whipped” into the cheese and they wouldn’t be able to see it!!! The problem with that lie is that goat meat is very distinctive and there simply was no goat meat present.

The other main was also pathetically small

Place was great, servers were cool- I was just cringing for them as they had to make excuses about the poor food

I left there feeling really angry that I had paid so much for so little the food’s real value was $30 max.

1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019

We loved the food. We tried a number of different tapas and they were amazing

1 review
Dined on February 25, 2018

Just avoid it. Terrible staff, a server argued with my friend that eggs were dairy. Didn't know what was in their dishes. Told a celiac that there was no gluten and the dish was made from potato flour. Turned out it was made from regular flour. Couldn't accommodate proper seating. The server was rude and very condescending and we were talked down to the entire service. It was a birthday party and we left after an hour to drink somewhere else. They even made mistakes on the bills. Wanted to love this place but would rather not be treated like a burden or talked down to by staff. The place is expensive and not worth it. The worst thing was it was 7 of us and we were the only table in the restaurant- no excuse.

14 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2017

We were a group of 8 and they seated us in a covered porch type area with heat lamps above our head for warmth. However, it was very hot from shoulders up and very cold from knees down. It was very difficult to enjoy the very good food as we were all very uncomfortable. The service was a little hit and miss and we ended up picking up the bill for the entire group as this tapas restaurant could not keep track of who ordered what food (Apparently the drinks were not a problem). The servers should really try to collect dishes as they deliver more food. The small table got buried in food and we were juggling cutlery and glasses to make more room. Also it was incredibly noisy so we couldn't hear each other. I think we will go back, but maybe just the two of us, instead of a group. Food really deserves another shot. It was pretty tasty. Just seems that tapas should be shared and a group should make sense. Not the restaurants fault, but parking is an issue in this location, so if you can, the Skytrain station is not far away.

3 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2017

Good food. Lots of variety and reasonable prices. We really enjoyed the prawns and calamari, so doubled up on those. Portions of bread are really small, so for 4 of us we ordered bread three times.

3 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2017

Food and service was good although very expensive for small tapas plates. Made a reservation and showed up 10 minutes early, but they wouldn't allow us to sit until the rest of our party arrived which was a bit strange. Great cocktails and Spanish tapas but would hesitate to come back due to the costs.

1 review
Dined on February 14, 2017

Fantastic food and drink. Unfortunately we were seated on the patio and the heaters were on far too hot. Apart from that it was great!

7 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2017

We had our family meeting in Vancouver and this location was a referral from a friend. The food is served true Tapas style with you ordering and sharing all the items. I recommend that you make a reservation as we were there until 11 pm and they were packed the whole time. The food is fantastic and the servers are more than experienced to assist in options. They also have a drink special and happy hour that starts at 10 pm. I highly recommend this restaurant.

3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2016

I booked for 3- called and added a 4th. When we showed there was no communication about a 4th person.

We were seated on the patio- which had a big heater- so front of body very hot. The patio is held together with a tarp- with a 3 inch gap- allowing very cold air to come from behind.

Maybe it's nice in the summer but it was pretty cold on New Years. Staff was good about everything.. but I wouldn't chose to spend $75 for dinner per person (our bill) to be cold.

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