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Vancouver fun great food great vibe high end date night?

Any recommendations?
We went to a great sushi place last time. Tojo's. But I remember it being a bit dead. But sushi was great. Any fun recommendations for foodies who love a good time.

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  1. 'High End' and 'Good Time' are mutually exclusive in No Fun City.

    I prefer my Good Times on the Loud & Low End side.

    http://guu-izakaya.com/robson/

    Other than that maybe Bao Bei or one of the cocktail places in Gastown.

    http://www.bao-bei.ca/

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    1. re: Sam Salmon

      This is a ridiculous statement!

      L'abbatoir or Chambar have good vibes. I've had lots of fun at Blue Water also. It is what you make of it!

      I imagine Wildebeest would have a good vibe also. Haven't made it over there yet.

      1. re: waylman

        Neither L'abbatoir or Chambar are in any way 'High End'-that is nonsense.

        The stuffed suits posing in Hawksworth are 'High End'.

        1. re: Sam Salmon

          If they aren't high end, what are they?
          Are you saying suits are mandatory for "high end" dining?

    2. We've always liked Chambar for this type of evening. A bit less refined food-wise how about Baru Latino?

      1. Vancouver doesn't really do "high end" so if I can offer a suggestion of a Gastown mini-crawl. L'Abbatoir, then The Diamond for cocktails.

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          1. Maybe hit a few of the smaller places such as Judas Goat Taberna or Sardine Can.

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            1. re: jmil

              Judas, then Sardine Can, then The Diamond perhaps.