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Where should I get my shwarma fix in Vancouver

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I'll be back in Vancouver on Monday. I've missed it so much!! I've got my favorite places (Go Fish, the Stockpot, Octopus Garden, New Town Bakery for pork buns etc etc)

I have yet to try shwarma in Vancouver (who knows why) I am craving some as I here there are so great places ... but where should I go? Is Babylon Cafe still every one's favorite?

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  1. I'm a real fan of Babylon - in particular the one on Robson.

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    1. re: JEheartbreak

      Last I walked by Babylon on Robson is looked closed for good... it looks like that whole building is going to be demolished

      1. re: J_Bone

        Yes, they are closed for good.

        1. re: Anne M

          Anyone know if they moved?

          If Burnaby is an option - Abdul's in Crystal Mall is a good spot.

          1. re: fmed

            There's a Babyon on Denman. Same owners as far as I know.

            1. re: Anne M

              Right! Forgot about that.

              1. re: fmed

                Babylon on Denman is my go to place for shwarma.

                Shwarma in Vancouver can be hit and miss. Saying that, there used to be a place on Granville (between Davie and Nelson on the east side of the street) that used to make a killer chicken shwarma. Forget the name of the place or if it's still as good. Used to eat there in 2003.

    2. It's really hard to find proper lamb shawarma in this city.

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      1. re: tdeane

        Check out Abdul's. (If only for the visceral write up on their menu on how a Halal butcher kills an animal).