Carthage Café
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Cuisine type

  • Tunisian,
  • French,
  • Mediterranean,


  • Mussels,
  • Fish,
  • Seafood,
  • Couscous,
  • Steak,


  • Restaurant With Private Rooms,
  • Reservation,


  • Intimate,

Products and Services

  • Lunch,
  • Dinner,

Languages Spoken

  • English,
1851 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC V5N 4A6
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Opening Hours *Holiday hours

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  • $26 To $60,

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Searching for the perfect setting for your next big date-night or celebratory dinner? Look no further than what can be described as one of the most romantic rooms in the city — Carthage Café on Commercial Drive. Vancouver’s only Tunisian restaurant, Carthage serves classic French and Tunisian fare using fresh ingredients and exotic spices.

Opened in 2006 by brothers Zico and Mohammed Draoui, the room itself has an intimate, authentic charm unlike anywhere else in Vancouver. With its bay windows, glossy 85-year-old mahogany floors and walls, candle-lit tables and fine-dining service, Carthage has mastered the Parisian bistro vibe. Not surprisingly, Carthage draws a strong French crowd. “When I opened here I discovered there was a big French community in Vancouver,” says Zico.

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The restaurant was exceptional along with the hosts and servers. Food was really good. Will definitely visit you again.

Atmosphere: 5/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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Great spot - excellent food and service! We will be returning on Tuesday evening and looking forward to it!

Atmosphere: 5/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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They were rude and unaccommodating for the second time. Terrible customer service.

Service: 1/5
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Best spots to drink wine on Vancouver's Commercial Drive

Come here to experience the rare dining pleasure of having your waiter respond to every nod of your head. It’s uncommon to find this kind of attentive – almost telepathic – service at an everyday restaurant. Enjoy the gorgeous decor and a glass of wine while you ponder the intriguing Tunisian and French menu.

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Have you ever tried Tunisian food? Well, if not, Commercial Drive’s Carthage Café is a great place to start. Serving a mix of Tunisian and French dishes such as escargot and couscous, the dinner menu also includes a mean Turkish coffee. Order it with your meal or dessert to end the night on a classy note.

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At Carthage Café, the rustic room will warm your heart while the authentic French and Tunisian cuisine will fill your bellies. The restaurant offers a wide array of wines from British Columbia and abroad, as well as delightful cocktails created in house. They make their couscous in the traditional method and their mussels are as close to perfect as you will find. The menu also features a truly tender AAA Alberta beef. All desserts and sausages are made in house by chef and owner Zico Draoui.

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