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Carthage Cafe

) #635 of 3,049 Restaurants in Vancouver $$ - $$$ French,
1851 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-215-0661
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“couscous” (18 reviews)
“mussels” (24 reviews)
“profiteroles” (3 reviews)
Closes in 2 min
11:30 - 15:00All hours
French, Tunisian
$$ - $$$
1851 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Carthage Cafe is a French Tunisian small restaurant in Vancouver. The North African cosine will take you to Carthage in North of Tunisia or Casablanca in Morocco. The Brochette De Carthage or Merguez Plate are the type of the food you may find it over...More

Thank Kei E
Reviewed 17 May 2017

First time to this restaurant. Recommended by my son who lives in the area. Food was very good. A bit slow, but I can wait for good hot food. Waiter must have been new on the job. Not a clue. No offer of drinks when...More

Thank Charlene w
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This restaurant is a fascinating experience. Excellent, unique food served where you feel so welcome. Be sure to make a reservation. Wait Staff is very attentive but not at all intrusive. Wines are good and atmosphere is delightful.

Thank 15ann250
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We went on a Saturday night with a reservation and it was packed. French/Tunisian food, which gave it a bit of an East Indian taste. Curry and cumin permeate the air, but more subtle than if you were in an Indian restaurant. Staff are attentive...More

Thank Derek L
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We were a party of 2, one ordered Tuna, the other ordered Duck. Except, the waiter showed up with 2 Tuna dinners. So, it had to go back to the kitchen. And, we had to wait some more. The food was good, but our experience...More

Thank Michael Z
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Just so happens, a snow day and some perfectly timed cancellations= Win Day! Only when we arrive, it's still Dine Out Vancouver! Not to worry, we can still order mussels! Yah, no big loss there coupled with a lovely Viognier, fantastic as usual. Very attentive...More

Thank Al H
Reviewed 12 January 2017

First Had a very pleasant lunch with my friend. very surprise their fresh seafood( local west coast salt spring island mussels) , and special combination of French and Tunisian cuisine. and the boss is very nice too. I came back with more friends to try...More

Thank Vivian Y
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We had a most wonderful dinner on a very busy Saturday night. I was fully expecting a wait and service to have issues. Not!!!! Absolutely Fantastic!!! The food was prepared to perfection and the service was over the top. I would expect this to be...More

Thank Al H
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Have not had such appalling service in ages. The waitress essentially ignored us. Didn't bring bread or bother to check if we needed anything. We asked for water and no attention was paid to whether we wanted more. My friend finally got up and served...More

Thank Marianbeth
Reviewed 3 August 2016

A short visit to Vancouver and Cartharge was a nice change from usual options. Nice cous cous dishes for sharing; must try the chicken and lamb dishes. Good selection of wine to pair! Mussel starters were nice; not quite as fresh and sweet tasting to...More

Thank HartwellTravels
Commercial Drive
Commercial Drive, also called "The Drive," comprises
of twelve sauntering blocks of modest and unfussy
counter-culture. Straddling the line between
sophisticated and unadorned, it is favoured by
students, artists, writers, designers, and start-ups,
and suffused throughout with a healthy off-beat
counter-culture. The kind of neighbourhood which
well-springs thought-revolutions and has the odd bit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Tunisian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1851 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Commercial Drive
  • Neighbourhood: Commercial Drive
  • Phone Number: +1 604-215-0661
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