The Reef Restaurant on The Drive

  • 1018 Commercial Drive
  • Vancouver, BC V5L 3W9
  • Phone: 604.568.5375
The Reef Restaurant opened to critical acclaim in May of 1999. Founded by Liz da Mata and Simon Cotton, their long-term friendship and collective work experience has translated into a friendly atmosphere that can be felt the moment you enter their cozy island environment. The restaurant is decorated with rich, warm colours & textures native to the Caribbean Islands, providing an ambience that critics and guests have said “it’s truly like being there!”

The Reef prides itself on customer service and distinctive Caribbean cuisine in a casual atmosphere. The restaurant is fully licensed and serves typical Caribbean drinks such as Red Stripe beer and Dragon Stout.

Breakfast Brunch Lunch Dinner Tappas Late Night Menu Take Out
Open: 7 Days a week
Dining Average Cost: $25
Group sizes up to: 20 persons
Dining Style: Casual
Special Features:Wheelchair access, Private Parties, Patio, Bar or Lounge
Entertainment: DJ

Dine Out - Dinner Menu

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  • Neighborhood: Commercial Drive
  • Cuisine Type: Caribbean
  • Dinner Menu Price: $30
  • Reservation Status: Accepting Reservations
  • Gluten-Free Options Available:
  • Vegetarian Options Available:

Appetizer 1

  • Appetizer 1: Cumin crusted snapper tostado with avocado cucumber salsa & chili lime cream gluten free
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: peller estates sauvignon blanc

Appetizer 2

  • Appetizer 2: Curried Pear and ginger soup vegan, gluten, dairy free
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: red rooster gwertraminer

Entree 1

  • Entree 1: Jerk Pork Ribs with mashed potatoes & reef slaw. gluten free
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: red rooster merlot

Entree 2

  • Entree 2: Blackened Tilapia with guava pineapple chutney Rice ‘n peas and seasonal veggies gluten free, dairy free
  • BC VQA Wine/Beverage Pairing: red rooster chardonnay

Dessert 1

  • Dessert 1: Orange cinnamon crème brulee

Dessert 2

  • Dessert 2: Chocolate coconut Cream Pie.