West Oak Restaurant

4.5
876 reviews
CAN$30 and under
Seafood
Located in the heart of Yaletown, West Oak is a bustling, modern-rustic space featuring white oak décor and a buzzing open kitchen. Vancouver’s go-to spot for fine cuisine and a serene dining experience, West Oak is the perfect place for relaxed evenings among good company.

With three exceptional menus, we have something for every time of the week:
Monday - Friday Dinner from 3:00PM - 11:00PM
Saturday & Sunday Brunch from 10:30AM - 3:00PM
Happy Hour Everyday 3:00PM - 6:00PM

Due to Covid-19 restrictions we will not be taking any parties larger than 6 guests. Thank you for your understanding.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 876 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.5based on recent ratings
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Food
4.5
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.3
Value
Noise · Moderate
91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Alex
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

The outdoor setting is pretty spacious, and the server is very helpful and professional.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our server was really cool ! Suggested some great food, Music was fun and the drinks were great and the wine was cheap !!! Would recommend

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vipNaderS
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Quite possibly the best chocolate chip cookies in the world! And probably the best burger I’ve had in Vancouver. West Oak is terrific.

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DraganaC
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The waiter and waitress were awesome. Outgoing personalities!

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SummerR
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

It was a super busy Saturday evening, with an abundance of patrons. Service was super slow due to demand (no fault of the servers).
Restaurant was packed. Washrooms were in very poor condition.
Food was delicious and presentation was beautiful.
-Will return at a less busy time.

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JessicaG
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our server was amazing, she was very friendly. Fast and attentive

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5Food3Service5Ambience5

Great I think the music was amazing and the service was so good as well. Food was great, portions were huge and tasted good

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall1Food3Service2Ambience3

Since it’s COVID still, I requested outdoor seating. When I got there, they told me that all their outdoor seating was full, and basically treated me like I was a walk-in. I ended up inside, which is extremely loud and hard to think or talk. Originally someone told me the seat was temporary while outdoor seat was being prepared, to which never happened and I left this place early because the staff all acted quite flakey about the whole situation in the first place. Very disappointed, and likely will never come back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

What an incredible experience ! Perfect food drinks and service !! I only wish I could give them more stars … my husband and I are world travelers and we love Vancouver for the food and hospitality but West Oak is a touch above the rest… well done and thank you, we will be back soon!

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AlexandraV
Detroit
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great ambience! Helpful and kind bartender/server - very knowledgeable and food was great! Really enjoyed my time… had the quinoa tofu salad, friend had the avocado toast. Both meals were filling and tasty… will definitely come back in the evening as it seems like it would be fun with a few cocktails!!

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CandyW
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

West Oak restaurant has amazing service!! The 6 of us dined there last night and we ordered tomahawk platter. The wait time is about 1 hr and the host has offered free appies for all of us while we are waiting. Very thoughtful. The food is delicious too! Would definitely recommend West Oak to my frds, and I will definitely dine here again.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely experience. The host and servers were all wonderful! Food was excellent. Was pleasantly surprised to see carpaccio on the menu - took the opportunity, very happy!

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vipSunny
Austin
40 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Good good, amazing service and relatively big bill. :) Definitely visit again for good vibe

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GinaV
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love the Happy Hour. Also ordered seafood pasta, delicious. Christopher was very attentive, great service !

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MykB
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The restaurant took care of my friend's birthday dessert after an excellent selection of appetizers from the happy hour menu! I will definitely be coming back!

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vipFoodietoo
Puerto Vallarta
20 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service and tasty food. Wonderful Sablefish and Prawn salad. Chinois Prawns great too. Excellent service.

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Marina
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall3Food5Service1Ambience3

Wasn’t going to leave a review but felt like I had to. I tried calling 4 times to let them know I was running late for my reservation. When we got there, we waited outside for 10mins and then decided to walk inside to flag a staff member down. When the hostess arrived she was very unwelcoming and unfriendly. Sat us and then the server came to greet us. Mentioned that I was trying to decide between a wine or cocktail and he said “well that sounds like a you problem”. You should never say that to a customer! I have never been treated like that at a restaurant before and this was my first time trying out west oak. The food was good but the quality of service is quite poor.

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RhondaW
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love coming here for Happy Hour. Food and drinks awesome. Server was great too. We come here often. Definitely recommend making reservations, especially for peak time periods.

See you soon!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food, service and energy

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KCarr29
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2021
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

I made a reservation here for my birthday and was super excited to try somewhere new to dine in the city. When we first arrived, the hostess did not greet us warmly or initially acknowledge that we had a reso.

Our server was fine but didn’t try to engage in any conversation with us (eg how our day was, what brought us in. Basic service conversation) On the reservation I had written that it was my birthday- there wasn’t a single acknowledgement (verbal or otherwise) of the occasion.

To treat myself out for a birthday dinner especially during a pandemic was something I had been looking forward to (this time last year most restaurants were still closed for dine in) the actual experience felt very lacklustre and deflating

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JTBC
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Nice happy hour food and drinks. Very nice patio.

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Bobc
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Nice to be back open for lunch! Great food & service, I have missed it!!

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Redhead63
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Great food. Fantastic bar. Best Aperol Spritz outside of Italy!

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vipMichaelO
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place for happy hour or for dinner - great location, menu selection, food tasted great. Highly recommend the lamb pops and Maui ribs, everything else was great - nothing to complain about!

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Lk87
Vancouver
10 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Christopher is probably the best server at West Oak! He was engaging, funny, quick on refills, always there when you needed him but never too invasive. We had the best table in the house - a circle table by the kitchen where we could see all the action! The prawns were so good we ordered a second plate! Every menu item we ordered, we loved! Save room for the fresh hot chocolate chip cookies at the end!

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vipMarieClaire2016
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience2

The food was very nice and inventive. Service was excellent.

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DerekL
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Food was good, but please turn down the music. It's a restaurant, not a club :)

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our waitress was amazing ! Went way above and was a pure joy!
Made the night a slam dunk

Food was exceptional

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NikG
2 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience2

Food and service was overall very good. The ambience was a bit grungy. Lineups at the toilets (there are only 4 stalls and 2 of them are marked for women only), which were also messy. Bartenders were throwing empty bottles into the bin, which made for a lot of unnecessary noise. Would recommend asking the staff to pay more attention to cleanliness and sophistication to make it a better experience.

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vipPeterVancouver
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious and nutritious! We always appreciate the Fantastic servers and hostesses! Thank you so much for goin the extra mile... Cheers!!

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall1Food5Service1Ambience5

One of the worst experiences we have had. The server spilled gyoza sauce all over the table, my shoes and white dress. The manager Paige was amazing! Rushed over, cleaned up the mess and apologized, offered dry cleaning. The server barely did anything, but was polite. After an hour ordered a drink with the rest of the table, everyone received there drinks and was almost done, I still had t received mine. 25 min later waved her over she’s like “oh I havnt worked in a year” I forgot. Sent the drink over, 25 min late then said oh it’s 7:00, I have to bring you your bill, time to go. Super unprofessional. Lexus needs
More training.

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PeterL
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall2Food1Service3Ambience2

Staff was ok and friendly. Hostess was rude. food was awful. Got some day old mussels that smelled like they have been sitting in room temperature for too long. Very disappointing. I wont be coming back. There are plenty of options in this area.

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vipshaylenem
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

My boyfriend and I came to West Oak for a cute Wednesday date night and got a reservation no problem with open table. We arrived just in time for happy hour and they have a nice selection of food/ drinks for cheap! The 40% off wine bottles on Wednesday was great and the food was amazing. The lamb shank and spaghetti Bologna’s were perfectly cooked. It was a bit warm inside because the patio was right next to where we sat but overall such a nice restaurant in yaletown I will be coming back!

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MikeP
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Great food, friendly service, great location. Definitely recommended.

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Pavanee
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best happy hour in Yaletown. West Oak atmosphere is always bumping and positive. One of my favorite places to visit on the weekend.

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Ravs
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing as always

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vipLaurenH
Calgary
19 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great spot for brunch, lunch or dinner. The patio is beautiful and warm.

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laurab
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My daughter and I had the most wonderful lunch at West Oak. The service was excellent, as was the food and I would highly recommend West Oak to anyone who wants a lovely lunch or dinner on a gorgeous patio.

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tiffofficial
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great patio with appropriate spacing and dividers.

The food was excellent -so tasty and filling! I tried the salmon benny. The parmesan potatoes are an excellent side dish.

The americanos are also really great!

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Seamus
Vancouver
10 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

The food was good, and the service was great. The patio was a bit of a tight fit.

FAQs

West Oak Restaurant does offer delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes and Uber Eats. West Oak Restaurant also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (604) 629-8808.

West Oak Restaurant is rated 4.5 stars by 876 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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