Joe Fortes (Happy Hour)

Restaurant: Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse Area: Robson Street/West End Address: 777 Thurlow St. Parking: Street Parking/Valet Parking Phone: (604) 669-1940 Hours of Operation: Monday – Sunday 11:00am -11:00pm (Happy Hour: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm) 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent Spring is here! What does...

Red Chicken Korean Restaurant (Il Mak)

Restaurant: Red Chicken Korean Restaurant (Il Mak) Cuisine: Korean Area: Downtown Address: 833 Bute Street Parking: Public Pay Parking Phone: (604) 633-0667 Hours of Operation: Sun-Thurs 11:30am – 12:00am; Fri-Sat 11:30am – 2:00am 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent After picking up my new car from the dealership,...

Kamei Royale Japanese Restaurant

Restaurant: Kamei Royale Japanese Restaurant Cuisine: Japanese Area: Downtown Address: #211-1030 W. Georgia St Parking: Meter Parking and Underground Parking (maximum refund up to $8.00, when receipt provided to server or free after 5:00pm) Phone: (604) 687-8588 Hours of Operation: [Lunch] Weekdays 11:30am – 2:00pm;...

Black Rice Izakaya

Restaurant: Black Rice Izakaya Cuisine: Japanese Area: Yaletown Address: 782 Cambie Street Parking: Street Parking Phone: (778)379-0416 Hours of Operation: Mon-Thurs 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Fri 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm – 12:00 am, Sat-Sun 3:00 pm –...

Mean Poutine

Restaurant: Mean Poutine Cuisine: Poutine/Hot Dog/Fast Food Area: Downtown Address: 718 Nelson Street Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)568-4351 Hours of Operation: Mon-Sat 11:00am – 4:00am 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent Have you ever slept for 20 hours straight? Well, I just did! When I finally woke up, my hubby was...

La Pentola della Quercia

Restaurant: La Pentola Cuisine: Italian Area: Yaletown Address: 350 Davie Street (OPUS Hotel) Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)642-0557 Hours of Operation: Sun-Thurs 7:00am – 3:00pm & 5:00pm to 10:30pm Fri-Sat 7:00am – 3:00pm & 5:00pm to 12:30am 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent I’m really bad with gift cards. They usually...

Rodney’s Oyster House

Restaurant: Rodney’s Oyster House Cuisine: Seafood Area: Yaletown Address: 1228 Hamilton Street Parking: Pay Parking Phone: (604)609-0080 Hours of Operation: Mon-Sun 11:30am – 11:00pm 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent Well, Here you go! The well-known Rodney’s Oyster House. I know… I feel bad even writing a review on this restaurant because...

Sushi Bar Maumi

Restaurant: Sushi Bar Maumi Cuisine: Japanese Restaurant Area: Downtown Address: 1226 Bute Street Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)609-2286 Hours of Operation: Mon-Sat  12:00pm – 2:00 pm & 5:00 pm-9:00pm 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent I’m a sushi snob..period. When people talk about Japanese restaurants in lower mainland, most of...

Damso

Restaurant: Damso Modern Korean Cuisine Cuisine: Korean Area: Robson Street/West End Address: 867 Denman Street Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)632-0022 Hours of Operation:Mon-Thur 11:30 – 1:30 am, Fri & Sat 11:30 – 2:30 am, Sun 11:30 – 1:00 am 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent It’s Saturday night and I...