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1809 1st Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 5B8, Canada
+1 778-379-4052
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (58 reviews)
“bread” (65 reviews)
“fried chicken” (34 reviews)
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Contemporary, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1809 1st Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 5B8, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Outstanding world class dining in a charming and intimate neighborhood setting. An incomparable tasting menu and superb wine pairings, all complemented by a thoughtful and highly skilled staff. Comparable (or better than) to our favorite destination dining in Europe. Cinnamon cocktail (powerful) is out of...More

Thank cjaneb
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to AnnaLena and were equally as impressed as on our earlier visit. The staff are amazing and very well informed about the menu as well as the wine list. We chose to start with the duck pate. While the bread was a bit...More

Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Delicious. Great service. Interesting wine. What more do you need? Easily my most read review with over 5000 readers, people are still interested to know about this place. I return regularly and have never been disappointed. Not once. The crispy texture of the buttermilk chicken...More

1  Thank krayon59
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of friends, my husband and I went to this restaurant few weeks ago and decided to do the tasting menu, and we were very please with the choice, every one loved it. We had the oysters, and they were absolutely delicious. Everything was...More

Thank EmeraldLR
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we’re in town, we like to take our local relatives to places they have yet to discover. What was interesting about this establishment is that it is located directly opposite a pizza joint we hit every year with our extended family. Same street, but...More

Thank Peterholtdunn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Annalena’s is a “serious” restaurant As my friend described it. We had a variety of dishes: Bison tartar; scallops; duck confit; halibut; “torn” bread; duck liver pate., Each dish was perfect in presentation and taste. Service was excellent and well paced. The restaurant was deservedly...More

Thank MB736
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed all the dishes we had. Oysters, bison tartare, mussels in cream sauce and halibut. There are many ingredients in each dish with brilliant flavors. The only downside was the noise level. The service was perfect and the dishes came...More

Thank Lucy A
Reviewed 10 October 2018

But these days that seems to be the way. The smaller owner'operator restaurants really want to make it work and they work extra hard to do it. We had the tasting menu which was very reasonably priced. The courses were the perfect size, the flavours...More

1  Thank DRT1404
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Really great restaurant. We had the tasting menu. Food was diverse, delicious and beautifully presented. Glad was wonderful, the mussels of the shell with torn bread had a Thai twist to it and was incredible, the halibut and beef were wonderful too. Service was attentive...More

Thank Vancouver_Family_Man
Reviewed 22 September 2018

My wife and I spent 2.5 weeks on a PNW honeymoon and this was our favorite meal by far - absolutely amazing. The food unbelievable, staff was very helpful and they even treated us to some bubbly to celebrate - thank you!

Thank Scott S
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6 October 2018|
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Response from 79cathieb | Reviewed this property |
If you only order one tapa you might leave hungry. That wouldn’t be to your disadvantage though, because you’ll want to try many and you will leave stuffed. And the bread they serve is amazing.
29 April 2017|
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Response from katzan | Reviewed this property |
I would say not really - it's more of a trendy bistro style rather than a family restaurant. However, if the kid was quiet and could sleep through the noise, nobody would probably care. also there isn't a lot of room for... More
Janice G
19 August 2016|
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Response from dpSanDiego | Reviewed this property |
No.able to have a conversation, without a problem
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 34
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1809 1st Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 5B8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Kitsilano
  • Neighbourhood: Kitsilano
  • Phone Number: +1 778-379-4052
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