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Martini_ManVancouverSince June 5, 200731 Reviews
Average Rating
3.5 (3.5)
  • Food3.5 (3.7)
  • Service3 (3.1)
  • Value3.5 (3.4)
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Displaying 1 - 20 of 31 Reviews Found
Papa John's Pizza1153 The High Street, #126, Coquitlam
False Advertising
Submitted Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 7:35pm [Take-out]

They offer "Triple Play Deal, ANY THREE PIZZAS FOR $34.99"

Then they charge you like crazy for building your own 5 topping pizza. I called the store and they argued and refused to honour the advertised deal. Not good. They acted like I was trying to get away with something... I wasn't, there is no small print on the ad, and any changes to their standard pizzas result in upcharges. Any 3 pizza's means any 3 pizza's. It clearly does NOT say 3 topping, 4 topping, 5 topping, or 20 topping. It just says any 3 topping pizza. two tries at online feedback weeks apart resulted in no response.

Pizza is tasty but I hate false advertising and restaurants that argue with customers!

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Pho Hoa3025 Lougheed Hwy, #750, Coquitlam
Awful! Wrong Ingredients, Missed Items, and Bad Attitude!
Submitted Monday, June 13, 2011 - 2:03pm [Dine in]

Went to the 2 other Pho places ina a 1 block radius, both had lineups and this Pho Hoa was 3/4 empty so in we went... The business of the others and the lack there of in this place should've told us something.

Waited for minutes to get seated even though it was not busy at all.

She immediately asked for the order.

I ordered a summer roll to start, which was to have shrimp, juliene pork, lettuce and vermicelli. I also ordered a pho with steak and beef balls, and an iced vietnamese coffee. My wife ordered a regular pho tai (steak).

The summer roll and soup came out at almost exactly the same time, which is typical of most vietnamese restaurants. We never saw a server again. We were given and billed for 2 rolls even though we only ordered 1. The summer roll was missing the pork, the soup was passable, and my iced coffee never arrived.

I went up to the counter to pay the bill and the menu was out on the counter. I said to our "server" that my summer roll was supposed to have pork in it, and she replied that they only come with shrimp. I point on the menu that it clearly indicated pork, she still insisted that they changed it, and I asked why it's not on the menu, then she said "no pork today". I also mentioned that we only ordered 1 roll, and she just shrugged her shoulders. I also pointed outon the bill that I never received my iced vietnamese coffee. She said, "oh I'll go make it now" which was totally pointless as we were at the counter ready to pay. These drip coffees take a lot of time to perkolate, it's not something that can be made instant! She reluctantly took it off the bill, then barked at me what the total was.

For the first time I can remember, I did not leave a tip, and I tip very well.

I will NOT be returning, there are other Pho restaurants that are FAr superior in quality and service. Don't BOTHER!

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Pho Huy Vietnamese Restaurant2755 Lougheed Hwy, #22, Port Coquitlam
Superior Pho, Great Menu Selection, Friendly Service
Submitted Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - 4:09pm [Dine in]

The Pho here is great, just great! Noodles are cooked perfectly and the broth is fantastic!

We have the prawn rolls for an appy and they were very tasty...

One note that blew me away was the cleanliness... I noticed that our table's condiments: hot sauce, hoisin, slat, pepper, and chilli in oil, that all looked sparkling CLEAN... Like, they looked brand new, no finger prints even... They must thoroughly clean them several times a day... I looked at the other tables and they were just as CLEAN, the whole restaurant was... I hope this is a regular thing and that I didn't catch them after a spring cleaning day, cause I was IMPRESSED!

The service was prompt and very friendly...

I had an iced Vietnamese Coffee with Condensed milk, and it was perfect!

I gave a 4 for ambiance not because of the decor or layout, but due to the extreme clean condition. The decor, furniture and layout are standard and adequate for your regular Pho place.

We will be back again and again...

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Earls1095 Mainland Street, Vancouver
Hiked Prices, Forced Grat, Price Gouging and Poor Response from Corporate... Service and Food Not Great Either
Submitted Wednesday, February 24, 2010 - 10:29am [Dine in]

As the reviewer below has mentioned, they hiked their prices and forced 20% gratuity at the Yaletown location to take advantage of the increased business during the Olympics.

The food took longer, the server was too busy to provide anything more than adequate service, yet the force the higher prices and a forced gratuity.

I wrote the head office, and their response was a cookie cutter email saying that it is not business as usual during the Olympics and their costs are higher, and they've even brought more staff on from other locations... Hmmm, seem like good problems to me! Too much business caused you to hike your prices? Never heard that one before... Had to bring in more staff? Well I bet every server in the company was DYING to get to work at Yaletown in the heart of the action in order to make the outstanding tips etc.

Then they respond in regards to the forced 20% gratuity that there are a lot of European's who do not tip... Well, first of all, I have read that 85% of the tourists are from the America's... AND in my original message to them I had asked why they didn't follow Milestone's lead as Milestone's maintained the same pricing, and simply added a card on top of every bill that had a little Canadian flag that read "In Canada it is customary to tip 10-15% on top of your bill"... They never responded to that.

I normally tip around 20%, but I consider myself a healthy/good tipper... If I get crap service I should have the right to tip 10%, or whatever I feel "gratuitous" about...

The food is no better than normal, it takes longer to come out, the service is worse than normal yet they expect more money for both...

I close with this question prefaced by the fact that I am NOT a fan of the HST:

How can they possibly justify their outrage over the HST 7% increase saying it will KILL the restaurant industry? First of all, I don't know ANYONE who will turn down a dinner invitation because their proposed $50 dinner out will be $53.50... Yet Earl's thinks NOTHING of increasing their prices 20-25% AND forcing a gratuity... How can they justify their actions? They never answered this one to me either.

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Dockers Diner1869 Powell Street, Vancouver
Dockers is a Delight
Submitted Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 11:28am [Dine in]

I've been coming here for breakfast regularly Since October 2008, see my review of JK's which is practically next door. My best friend lives just steps away, and since JK's blew it we've been coming here a couple times per week since...

I agree with the other reviews, it's folksy, kinda homey/artsy inside, and the owner is absolutely delightful. The main server is actually quite good even though she's a bit loud... It DOES add to the charm of the place, and yes, I've heard them bicker, and even full out argue in the back, but for some reason it seems ok... I think they're sisters. They seem passionate about the service and that's a good thing!

The food is solid every time. I think I sent something back once... And I'm talking out of maybe 100 times?

I kinda rotate what I have cause everything's pretty solid... They know right away if I start by saying "sausage" she (either sister) replies, "butterflied sausage, eggs poached soft, brown toast hunny?" which is bang on... I say "Eggs benny" they know it's to be soft... I say steak, they know medium rare, poached soft" etc etc... sometime I throw an absolute curve ball and order scrambled with bacon or something, which makes her laugh...

Eggs are always flawless, the benny's have a nice THICK slice of ham, and the steak and eggs is excellent.

The coffee is WONDERFUL for this little diner... And they keep the refills coming non-stop.

The pricing is VERY inexpensive especially for the quality. I will always go to a place that serves quality over price, but this place delivers BOTH.

HIGHLY recommended for good, quick breaky at a reasonable/cheap price!

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Keg Steakhouse & Bar, The1121 Alberni Street, Vancouver
Olympic Feast
Submitted Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 10:55am [Dine in]

We went to this location shortly after 5pm on Valentines Day during the Olympic mayhem, crazy, I know! There were 4 of us in total, 2 couples.

We were told there was a 30-45 minute wait, they offered us to go for a walk, or grab a drink by the bar, and we chose the latter. We were paged with a table 40 minutes later...

Given that this was a CRAZY night to be out for dinner, the experience was surprisingly good!

We ordered the spinich/crab dip for a starter and it was delicious!

Our friends ordered the ribeye, and the chicken with seafood, both got great reviews...

My wife ordered the King Crab dinner, and it was very good... Crab was cooked perfectly, and the garlic butter was tasty.

I ordered the baseball sirloin with a lobster tail. I asked if they can prepare it "Chicago style", the server said they could, but no more than medium rare... I agreed, however Chicago style is supposed to be charred on the outside and almost blue rare in the centre... I received a medium rare sirloin... It tasted great and I didn't complain...

My lobster tail was a little over cooked and slightly dry. But given that we were arriving on valentine's day during Olympic mayhem it was totally understandable.

The service was solid, my only complaint is when you order a nice bottle of wine, it should be re-poured when your glass is empty. Again, given when we were there also forgivable.

All in all it was a nice dinner... Solid, but didn't blow us away...

Given this location however they should be very used to be crazy busy... This is why they didn't get a perfect score on food or service...

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Chow's Kitchen2579B Lougheed Highway, Port Coquitlam
Hole In The Wall With Some Pretty Good Take Out Value
Submitted Monday, January 4, 2010 - 2:45pm [Dine in]

We ordered take out, the the food was above average with hearty portions and lower pricing the nearby places...

Although the places appears fairly clean, the ambiance is that of a little hole in the wall. No decor, cheap tables and chairs, not a place one would like to dine in... They have an old TV there that the family watches in between orders... So I wouldn't suggest dining in here...

Take out on the other hand... Was a VERY good value... The portions were large, the spices and quality was also very high! We ordered the combo dinner for 2 plus a breaded almond chicken and we were impressed! We asked for the sweent and sour sauce on the side, and they did it with a smile... Most other places charge $1 or so (which we would have paid) but they didn't charge for it which was a nice touch.

The chop suey was fresh with lot's of beef, the chow mein was tasty and LARGE, the sweet and sour pork used decent cuts of pork and wasn't all fatty like other lower priced places... The almond chicken had a hint of a sweet flavour in the batter which was very nice...

We WILL order from here again... I think we found our new "regular" place... Good find for take out!

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Fulin Hot Pot Restaurant3025 Lougheed Hwy, #780, Coquitlam
Great Experience, Well Run, Fantastic Addition to the Neighbourhood!
Submitted Monday, January 4, 2010 - 2:28pm [Dine in]

We were very impressed with our experience @ Fulin!

My brother and his lady were in town visiting from the island, so we wanted to take them for a unique and tasty experience... Having tried Hot Pot in Richmond, and seeing this restaurant in my neighbourhood we were excited to give it a try, and happy that we did!

The ambiance is quite nice, they have the nice induction burners and overhead vent hoods to keep you from smelling like your food... The decor is nothing outstanding, but very comfortable and nice.

The service was friendly, and they were suggestive in helping our ordering.

You do need to order a large enough quantity, and single quantities are quite small, but they bring as much as you want quickly and with a smile...

We went to the divided pot with spicy Szechuan Broth on one side, and house broth on the other, bother were very tasty...

The meats and veggies were all presented well and were very fresh.

The end bill was around $90 + tip for all 4 of us on the all you can eat hot pot, plus some soft drinks... GREAT Value for the experience and quality of the food.


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Earls2850 Shaughnessy St, Unit 5100, Port Coquitlam
I'm Not Normally One for Chains BUT...
Submitted Monday, December 7, 2009 - 4:46pm [Dine in]

This Earl's impressed me...

The service was just one notch below 5 star... Not typical of my previous visits to other Earls... The only thing they lacked was the re-pouring of my wine.

The server was REALLY attentive but not annoying.. She was knowledgeable and suggestive without being pushy...

We had a martini each to start followed by a bottle of wine. Each were fairly priced (wine priced slightly over double retail which is fair).

We had Chicken taco's to start and they were delicious.

My wife had a Mediterranean Pasta with prawns, and I had the half rack of ribs and chicken... They gladly substituted garlic mashed and veggies for me as I didn't feel like warm potato salad and coleslaw. Both entrees were fantastic! They nailed the "casual dining" both for prices and food quality.

Dessert was New York Cheesecake w/blue berries and it was perfect!

We WILL return...

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Paradise Donair723 12th St, #3, New Westminster
Fresh Quick Donairs!
Submitted Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 7:17pm [Dine in]

This place is always packed and busy for a reason... They have great fresh donairs for a CHEAP price! 2 small donairs and a pop for $7? Awesome!

Not much for ambiance, but what do you expect from a thrifty donair stand?

The brothers running it are really friendly and nice to deal with...

They have interesting hand written "policies" all written tongue and cheek... Pretty funny!

Definitely worth a try if you're in the area! Give them a shot!

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Pho Maxima Restaurant822 Twentieth Street, New Westminster
Great Pho, Great Food, CLEAN Restaurant
Submitted Monday, July 20, 2009 - 2:31pm [Dine in]

This is our new standby Pho restaurant...

I've tried TONS of Pho places in GVRD and this place is second to none... The restaurant is very clean with comfortable seats, and basic, but nice ambiance... The menu has all your standard fare of good Viet food, nothing outstanding or original here, but lot's of selections...

The pho comes out piping hot, and very tasty... Doesn't taste like it's loaded with MSG etc, it tastes fresh and flavourful.

The grilled fare is all above average, with solid flavors, and always well prepared... The portions are generous but not HUGE, providing excellent value while leaving you full.

The offer bubble tea and all the other Viet drinks... Haven't tried the bubble tea yet, but during lunchtime while school is in, there is a line up for it, so likely pretty good!

The service is friendly and prompt...

Overall it's just a good place to go for Pho, you won't be disappointed!

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Wok Box805 Boyd Street, Unit T115, New Westminster
Nothing outstanding, but not quite worth a bad review
Submitted Wednesday, January 21, 2009 - 11:51am [Dine in]

I've been here a few times... It's a fresh style fast food restaurnt... The service is minimal, you pay at the counter, and grab your own utensils and drinks, then they drop off the food... They do it with a smile typically but other than that not sure how to review the service... I guess they do clear plates quickly and the place seems very clean...

I disagree with the reviewer immediately below who's only reviewed this place, seems a little fishy for such a glowing review of a fast food joint...

I have to agree with the first reviewer at the very bottom... Wonton had next to NO meat, and the wonton noodles didn't have a good texture... The broth and soup itself needed a lot of sauces to spice it up from being so bland... The stir fry's are tasty and decent value... They do seem fresh... The coconut shrimp are pretty good as well, but not outstanding...

If you're in the complex and have a hankering for some asian food this is a decent choice, and a fun place... But I wouldn't make a special trip out of it...

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Pho Hong5975 Kingsway, Burnaby
Great Pho, Really Quick... Attitudes and dirty
Submitted Monday, November 3, 2008 - 10:51am [Dine in]

My title pretty much sums it up... I started coming here about 2 years ago, and I've been about 15-20 times...

Well, it's been consistent... Consistently quick and friendly to serve and seat you, consistently miserable, sour, bitter looking servers,,, they walk by, throw the menus on the table while looking the other way, and dump off the food when it's ready.... Never, and I mean NEVER come back for a quality check or to see if you want to order anything else... The person who take your money is ALWAYS very pleasant at the counter... I used to laugh about the way they talk to you as appalling as it was, but I soon got tired of it.... Especially after the 1 time when they were busy, they only had LARGE tbles available and they sat 2 of us in a large table (there were a few large tables available bu no small ones), served us tea and took orders, then when a small table opened up, the sharply told us to get up and move... Yes seriously... There were other empty large tables open, and the rush was ending, but no, we HAD to move...

Consistently they bring your food out FAST, like the other reviews say, it takes like 3 minutes, even when they're packed.... And the place in consistently busy... Likely because the pho is pretty darn good... BUT the place is pretty dirty, and it's gotten worse and worse... It's getting to be almost a dump... The bathrooms are bad, and there is grime on the walls...

Bottom line, a full on cleaning and an overhaul in the servers attitude would do this place wonders... As it stands it's charm is gone with us... Not likely to hurry back and return...

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JK Family Restaurant1900 Powell St., Vancouver, Vancouver
New Owners = Nose Dive
Submitted Friday, October 17, 2008 - 12:54pm [Dine in]

Well pretty much reverse everything I wrote in my review below... Things changed early in the summer, and the owner/server was MIA with a "bad back"...

After months of asking, we tricked the new girl into admitting that they were indeed sold...

Now the name is J's Family Restaurant...

The coffee sits unfilled, the eggs come hard no matter how much you specify "poached soft" or "over easy"... Fruit no longer consistently available (even though we would eat there a couple times a week and it would get ordered), english puffins hard as hockey pucks, then when sent back the new ones came out stale and untoasted...

There are mutterings from other regulars asking where the old owner/server are... We complained and the new girl knew how often we WERE in there, but although she tried a bit harder the fill the coffee cups, the food and service had declined too far for out likings.

They need to sort things out FAST, as they've lost a LARGE group of regulars...

Bottom line, this place is NEXT DOOR to my best friends place and we'd typically just walk over... Now we actually drive 3-5 min up to Commercial for decent breakfast...

Maybe one day we'll give it another shot for old times sake, but it's really a shame how things change sometimes.

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Zesty Restaurant920 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Excellent Breakfast - Try the Steak and Eggs
Submitted Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 2:28pm [Dine in]

In our search to replace our long time standard (JK Pasta Bar) since it changed owners and did a dive bomb in foo and service quality we stumbled across Zawa (formerly Zesty).

The breakfast selection is fantastic, offering 3 different benny's, a long list of interesting omelet's, as well as some standards (bacon & eggs, french toast etc) and a couple of somewhat different choices like chorizo and eggs. They have tasty daily specials posted as well.

They offer free range eggs as a nice option as well.

In a half dozen visits I've tried the following:
Regular Eggs Benny (ham)- perfectly poached eggs, nice ham, fresh muffin... Hollandaise sauce was acceptable but tasted a bit "packaged"
Smoked Salmon Benny: same as above benny, however the salmon was a hearty portion and was a little overpowering, but hey, you may like it that way... At least they didn't cheap out!
Daily Special Omelet: had Chorizo, Mushroom and Cheese. Was light and fluffy, with a fair amount of filling....

And finally: Steak and Eggs: This is where the restaurant truly shined... The steak was marinated and season with fresh rosemary, it was thick and jucey and bother orders at our table wee cooked to perfection. They seemed to really take pride in this dish and a really showed... I highly recommend it!

The decor could definitely use improvement, although it seems clean. The servers are friendly and do an adequate job of refilling coffee etc.

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Cannery Seafood House, The2205 Commissioner Street, Vancouver
Perfect Portions and Personable Service
Submitted Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 2:20pm [Dine in]

10 of us went to the Cannery for a friends birthday last night...

The location and views are outstanding! I hope they don't lose the feel when the relocate! I do hope that they lose the old sagging chairs when they do though....

We were seated promptly upon arrival and we had to wait a couple of minutes for our drink order, but the wine selection is so vast it took us a while to make our selection anyway... The wine pricing is quite fair for this quality of restaurant (I believe about 2 to 2.5x the retail price), they had a Tuesday wine special with several appealing wines at 25% off...

My only negative point would be that it was over an hour by the time we sat down to take our food order, and the restaurant was steady, but not too busy (they have PLENTY of staff)... Maybe because we were so hungry, it stood in my mind more...

The server clearly and enthusiastically explained the specials as well as some house favorites.. They were VERY flexible (even suggested) on splitting appies and making alterations to menu items at no charge... Even when I ordered the clam chowder to start, the waiter asked my wife if she wanted some and she replied that she didn't normally care for clam chowder, and he offered to bring her a small "taste" in a bowl at no charge, what a nice touch!

The fresh bread with balsamic and lobster oil was amazing!

The entree's stole the show... 6 people ordered the Salmon wellgtons and the consistency and quality were amazing! the Portions were perfect; big enough (we were all full) but not huge nor small... The other items were cooked to perfection, the salmon, halibut, swordfish, Fillet steak and prawns and bouillabaisse were all flawless...

A staff member (busser I think) did tip over our wine and ice bucket, and although very little spilled out of the bottle and there was only maybe a glass left, they presented us with a new full bottle instantly...

They brought the bday girl a balloon, a free dessert, and a copy of the specials menus with her name printed on it along with a thank-you note... What class!

Our wine glasses never sat empty, dirty dishes whisked away, and overall a wonderful dining experience!

Go and treat yourself to Vancouver legendary restaurant!

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Cambie Vietnamese Restaurant4136 Main Street, Vancouver
Hello My New Fav Viet Restaurant!
Submitted Tuesday, September 2, 2008 - 4:07pm [Dine in]


The owner is really friendly and unique! Loved the menu, the ambiance
was above average for a Vietnamese Pho place...

They have tons of variety, lots of Pho, unique appies, hot pots,
brochettes, Asian drinks and deserts... Pictures of everything on the

Our Pho and food came hot and in a reasonable time... The broth was
tasty and fresh, with the perfect amount of meat and noodles... The
Imperial Prawns were also perfect...

The place was very clean, and itr lived up to ALL of the positive
reviews I read here...

Try it, you WON'T be disappointed!

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Cactus Club Cafe4219B Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby
Below average in just about everything!
Submitted Thursday, July 31, 2008 - 12:46pm [Dine in]

Our hungry volleyball team decided to forgo the league's post-game meet up pub and head to Cactus Club on Lougheed, so the 7 of us arrived las Tuesday evening. Restaurant was half full, and they seemed a bit confused when asked for a table of 7 (we could see multiple tables open that would be easy to arrange).

Drink orders came fairly quick, but food orders took an additional 15 minutes at least (which seemed like hours for a hungry team).

Drinks came in a reasonable time, and the food was a little longer than average (especially for a half full restaurant), but there were 7 of us so no complaints. while the waitress was dropping off drinks a fork was dropped, and she said she would bring another one, followed by another request. It never arrived, but since I was having the wor wonton soup with chicken I didn't need one and went without.

Quality check took at least 10 minutes, and there was no pepper on the table... I get that they want to offer fresh ground, but if they can't be on top of giving people the pepper when half full (and servers in abundance chatting by the bar) then leave a damn shaker on the table! They charge premiums for their service and decor but thegirls are so young and immature they just don't get it.

The food: My Wor won-ton with cajun chicken was $13, and had 4 wontons, 2 PAPER thin "quarter zized" slices of pork the skinniest piece of chicken on the planet (it appeared they fileted a breast into 3-4 flat pieces and I go one of them) a few noodles and 3 corn and 3 SMALL broccoli. I was told this was a hearty meal... This was barely an appetizer... For $6 most Chinese restaurants would give about a dozen wontons and prawns etc, I was expecting a small than average portion from Cactus Club but I was plain hungry after this.

One girl ordered the jambalaya extra spicy, and it came very mild and cold on top, the waitress offered to get another, but it had been 10 minutes since she dropped it off and the girl didn't want to wait as everyone was half done already.

3 people had the burgers, 1 with "sea salted" fries that lacked the "sea salt" (he added table salt), and the other 2 with yam fries that weren't that crispy...

My girlfriend asked if she could have the spicy chicken with a side salad and pointed at the $3.75 option under the quesadilla's and the server said no problem, however out came a large salad and we were billed $7 (remember no quality check for over 10 minutes so tough to complain that late, she wanted to eat) and we paid the bill with a tip or complaint...

The server wasn't "bad" she just wasn't good... nothing impressive at all... 1 drink refill for 1 person (my water sat empty), and all of the service was just barely passable without cause for a direct complaint... The food was skimpy, and inconsistent, and made without care or attention to requests... We decided that next time we'll head across the street to Milestone's who seem to offer better value!

To finish on a positive note, it was a nice and clean atmosphere, and the bathrooms were nice and being serviced properly.

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Timbre Restaurant2068 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Great Social House on Commercial
Submitted Thursday, May 22, 2008 - 12:33pm [Dine in]

We had 7 of us drop in last Friday night 7:30, and we were welcomed at the bar while they gather exiting diners tables for us...

Jazz trio was playing, a tad on the loud side, but quite nice... All the retractable doors were open and it was a fantastic night to be in fresh air with friends...

We tried pretty much every appetizer on the menu; Hot wings (excellent -tasty and meaty), baked brie -needed a little more toast, but was fantastic with the balsamic reduction and the fruit/chutney, prawns on scallops were delicious, if we had more room I would've ordered bread to dip in the sauce, nacho's -well done!, Tuna bites were delish, and perfectly cooked, poutine was great, and the blue cheese addder is a great idea, steak bites were quite good, the sauce needed a little something, but mayne I'm trying to be picky here because everything was excellent...

The chef came out to see how we were enjoying the food, and that was a very nice touch!

Try the sangria! We had 3 pitchers and it was great...

After all that food, lot's of wine, sangria, drinks and beers the bill was $30/ea with a 20% tip... I think that was great value!

We didn't eat any entree's but were more than satisfied! We even came back later in the evening for some more drinks!

Try it you won't be disappointed!

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Thai Jasmine406 6th Street, New Westminster
Great cozy Thai spot best in New West!
Submitted Wednesday, April 23, 2008 - 11:37pm [Dine in]

Tried Thai Jasmine tonight while looking for a restaurant open past 9pm in the 6th St area... We love the Reach but didn't feel like it tonight...

The place is small but nice, and the service was prompt and friendly...

I ordered Pad Kee Mao which is Thai flat rice noodles with chicken (or beef) tofu, egg, and vegitables with garlic/chili/sweet basil sauce... It was excellent! I had a similar dish in Thailand, and this was about perfect!
My girlfriend had the Pad Thai with prawns and it too was very good... The portions are fair and the prices are reasonable...

Definitely worth a try! I've often felt bad for them driving by and seeing Hons next door lined up and only a handful of people in here... Seriously people, Hon's ain't what it used to be (I still enjoy it for cheap eats) and this place is better than standing in line I assure you!

Give it a shot!

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