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Sardine Can

26 Powell St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1E7, Canada
+1 604-568-1350
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (41 reviews)
“paella” (11 reviews)
“sardines” (36 reviews)
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4:00 pm - 10:30 pm Hours
Spanish, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
26 Powell St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1E7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I stopped in with a friend yesterday, what a wonderful tiny spot. The service was excellent. We had the green beans and a glass of wine. It was wonderful. I must come back and try more of the tapas. Thank you

Thank Ian K
Reviewed 28 February 2018

My wife and I came here just as they're opening for lunch. We started off with the sardines on toast. My favorite dish! Something that sounded so simple elevated to sophistication. We also had the paella and it was filling! Don't get me wrong, I...More

Thank NellyvilleBC
Reviewed 20 February 2018

The patatas bravas were very good with just the right amount of spices. The rabbit stew was excellent. The garlic prawns were very nice and the sauce was so good we used our bread to soak it up. The wines were solid. The service was...More

Thank Valerie S
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Very good to start a starving diet. Full price for a tapa!!!! $15.50 for a 100 g fabada which is one of the most abundant Spanish dishes. Another chorizo tapa.... bill close to $100.... Let's get out of here... McDonalds is close by!

1  Thank LManuel R
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This is absolutely one of my favourite restaurants in Vancouver!! My boyfriend and I go quite frequently and whenever we have out of town guests we always bring them in! It’s the perfect laid back place to share some amazing plates and a bottle of...More

Thank wanderlustsiobhan
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We had Jamon Iberico and pan tostada con Sardinias and...and...i don't remember it all! Safe to say it was all really good. Server was friendly and fast and every plate was cleaned! Also got an amazing bottle of Rioja.

Thank Chach63
Reviewed 28 October 2017

My husband and I love this restaurant due to the cozy atmosphere and authentic tapas dishes. The paella was incredible, and the serving was small so I could enjoy other dishes along with it. Staff are friendly and are very helpful in recommending the right...More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 21 October 2017

-A Spanish-style bar in the Gas town offering Spanish snacks including octopus, shrimp, and sausages, and also a variety of wines. -A Spanish-style mini bar is located in the end of Gastown, the restaurant is small, with only three long tables and a bar table....More

Thank Canadafood l
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We went to this small tapas bar, located at the east end of Gastown for a Saturday lunch. The setting was very comfortable with three bar tables that seat four each and six stools at the bar. After four trips to Spain with the last...More

Thank DP49
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This tiny Spanish tapas bar just down from Gastown gave us one of our memorable meals of the last few years. It's called the Sardine Can because it does great sardines and because if they try and serve more than 20 people at a time...More

Thank sabba1
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HappyGourmand G
13 May 2017|
Response from Cafeteria_12 | Property representative |
Hi, we don't take reservations. It is first come first serve but we can take your phone number and send you a text or call when table is ready.
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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Powell St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1E7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Gastown
  • Neighbourhood: Gastown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-568-1350
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