West Oak Restaurant

4.5
822 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 822 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.5
Food
4.5
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.3
Value
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

50th Birthday

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Trish
Vancouver
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My 1st visit, will definitely be back, great energy and service!

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MannyD
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

One of my favorite spots in Yaletown for dining and drinks. Chinois Prawns are the best. Beef carpacio also very good. Risotto and the Tomahawk steak are delicious.

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C00me
Atlantic Canada
10 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall4Food3Service3Ambience3

We went to try the Dine Out menu at West Oak. Overall a pleasant experience, the starters were delicious but the cauliflower steak option was just a simple slice of cauliflower, so we were a bit disappointed on that side, even if that was very tasty. Deserts were very basic and honestly not tasting great compare to the level of the other dishes. The cocktails were really tasty and well executed.
Service was pleasant overall but the waiter had his mask below his nose almost the whole time of his service, which didn’t make us feeling super safe.
A very decent experience overall but we were expecting a tiny bit better of it.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great experience! Ryley at the bar was fantastic as always!

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall3Food3Service1Ambience4

We liked the food a lot except for the Overly Dry dessert. It was so hard to dig a spoon in the super hard brownie. One of my colleagues’ dessert was not even presented well, it was running all over the plate. The ambience was good, but our server ‘Pierre’ was Terrible. She was not friendly and not welcoming at all. One of us had to hold the cutlery in their hands because she didn’t leave a plate after taking the appetizer dishes away. We were there to have a good dine out experience but the server really put us off! Ruined our experience with her attitude.

Overall, we felt that, because we were doing the dine-out menu the quality of service was purposely inferior.

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vipJanetW
Calgary
18 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Great vibe and good menu options. Service was excellent and servers were happy.

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ChantelM
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great atmosphere staff and food. Awesome Happy Hour Menu!

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vipYaletownFoodie
Vancouver
47 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Consistently amazing food. Always great service. Unfortunately, every time simply awful, awful music. Bring your ear plugs.

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olgak
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and service. Totally enjoyable even with all COVID protocols in place.

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NikkiM
Vancouver
19 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Went here for Dine Out Vancouver 2021, love this place anyway, having been here 4 dinner & brunch previously & it did not disappoint this time either. Everything was excellent: food, service & ambience/decor are elegant even with the plexiglass partitions. It was pretty busy but tables socially distanced appropriately. A definite repeater!

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DarrinP
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

This restaurant has a great happy hour menu! Food and service was top notch. Only issue I had was that the place was jammed - likely will not return until after Covid restrictions relaxed, although there is plexiglass between all tablez and the restaurant appeared to have hy cleanliness standards.

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vipAshleyS
Vancouver
23 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Consistently great food and service. Alena was our server and she was so sweet and attentive. Food, drinks and ambience were perfect. Happy hour is an incredibly good value. The prawns, Maui ribs, and burrata are amazing. West Oak please bring back the Indochino cocktail!

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall1Food1Service2Ambience2

Not the best service as we waited quite some time to place an order. The food also lacked a lot of flavour. For the price we paid, it wasn’t worth what we expected.

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FemiO
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious and well serve, love the shrimps that was the best of the best

JM
JesseM
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As great as always - friendly staff and good presentation with amazing flavour. Cant go wrong.

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vipFoodietoo
Puerto Vallarta
12 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A gorgeous yet casual dining room with a variety of seating. Very friendly, up-beat and thoughtful service. I love their Sablefish and prawn salad, absolutely the best. My husband really enjoyed the roast chicken too. The mussels here are good and the Chinois Prawns on the starter menu are decadently delicious.

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EliseC
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3Food2Service2Ambience3

We visited on Valentine's Day, in the midst of a pandemic so I am sure it was difficult to provide quick service. We waited about an hour for our food which the waitress was very kind & apologetic about. Sadly though, when the food did come it was lukewarm which makes me wonder if it was just sitting there waiting to be brought to our table. Not the best experience and this was only my second time here, the first experience offering poor service and long wait times, as well.

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vipfoodie15
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience3

The appetizers were okay however the main dishes (the lamb and roasted chicken) were amazing. Server was funny and nice however for the winter the patio is far too cold and could use some more heaters.

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vipLorrieO
Vancouver
13 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Great staff, our waitress was amazing and food was great. Only downside was the patio door open with the snowy cold breeze on us. PS, our waitress tried to keep the door closed for all of us seated by the door.

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AnnaR
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Excellent food and service.
A little too much gangster music and level a bit high. But overall a great evening with delicious food and great service

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LoriR
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience3

The food here is always amazing. I ate every last bit of my sablefish meal. The serving size was smaller than most entres I found, but it truly was delicious. The cookies for dessert were to die for! Service was awesome from the team. I was only disappointed that when I noted my favorite umbrella was stolen from the front door, they didn't offer to reach out to the few customers who were in attendance that night, to ask for it back. I had to call the next day to ask them to make some calls. There was also an incredibly noisy group of 3 that seemed a bit out of place for a restaurant of this calibre. A bit unfortunate, but nothing that could have really been done about it. All else was amazing. Thank you!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Food was really good , fair pricing on food

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great happy hour dinner and drinks.

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Chelsea
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our service was amazing. The waitress was great and the food was delicious! thank you.

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NickI
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience3

We sat 3 tables in from the door and it was freezing. My partner couldn't take his coat and scarf off and had to order hot tea just to stay warm during dinner. It really affected the dinner. Both of us wanted the lobster tagliatelle but it wasn't available due to menu changes. It was odd because we ordered lobster as an appetizer and all the other pastas were using the same noodles so we were bummed we couldnt have the dish while the menu was being changed.

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AntonyK
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Took my wife here for her birthday. The food was pretty good, I really liked the salmon entree, and the lobster and calamari appetizers. I got the lamb shank and while it was cooked quite tender and fell off the bone it didn't seemed like it was seasoned quite right. The service from the waiter was exceptional, quite courteous and friendly, he was easily the best part of the experience in the evening.

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Gabby
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience3

Great food!! Loved the music and fun atmosphere, however staff didn't seem too bothered by the several guests breaking covid safety. Wouldn't go here if you are uneasy about Covid. Otherwise great experience.

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LaurenC
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love the ambiance and food! Service was great too. Will be back again to try lunch and dinner.

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Buckteethboy
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience2

Reasonable food. Reasonably-priced. Reasonable service.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
18 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Overall very nice. Didn’t get the table type I booked but it was still very nice.

MD
vipMonD
Vancouver
33 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was great especially the maui ribs. Drinks great at $6. Decorations fell down on me and they comped drinks for the 3 of us. Very nice experience. Restaurant really wowed us.

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vipMehran
Vancouver
39 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing Vibe! Amazing food, Amazing Servers, Great Spot ...

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good Time!

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gregS
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2020
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience4

Food was tasty and well prepared. I will go back for sure.

I feel no restaurant should be judged in this moment. We are all struggling and I was very happy just to find an open restaurant with very good food.

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LouiseM
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a great meal here for my boyfriends birthday. Waitress was so friendly and chatty and even organized candles in the desert and shots for the celebrations. Really loved the extra touch and how nice she was. Food was also great!

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Bobc
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service and food always first class, never a disappointment! Thanks all

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Grady
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Great place with excellent food and solid service. Just sad in these pandemic times to see the place so empty. We were one of only 3 tables during our entire visit. I hope they survive as the restaurant has a lot going for it.

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Dgsafe
Vancouver
12 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food, great service as usual
Our 2nd time in 2 weeks

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vipeater
Calgary
22 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience4

The place is fixed up to be trendy. We only had items off the share menu. The lamb popsicles were good, but the rest was just ok. The prices were high for the quality and food value. It wasn’t bad, just not good enough for the prices. Definitely not for foodies.

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 822 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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