The Sardine Can opens in Gastown
“The Sardine Can”, the newest addition to the family of restaurants, is now open. With a white tiled floor and open kitchen, the welcoming interior is a nod to the intimate spaces of Barcelona and Madrid combined with a locally salvaged bartop and vintage lights.
The small room is serving up a selection of classic Spanish tapas as well as daily chalkboard specials:
Para picar $5 -Olives, spiced almonds, chickpea spread
Tostas de sardinas $5 – Smoked sardines on toast
Patatas bravas $5 – Roasted fingerling potatoes, garlic aioli and tomato
Piquillo rellenos de bacalao $10 – Roasted piquillo peppers stuffed with salt cod
Albondigas $10 – Meatballs cooked in tomato and Rioja
Baby broccoli with anchovy, garlic and lemon $7.5
Flan de dulce de leche $5.5 – Baked caramel custard
View the complete menu.
An all-Spanish drinks list of sherry, wine, beer and brandy is the perfect accompaniment to Chef Andrey Durbach’s tasty selection of small plates.
Doors open every afternoon at 3 p.m. Come pull up a bar stool and take in the ambiance of Maple Tree Square over a glass of fino sherry and a plate of octopus, potato and chorizo stew.
The Sardine Can - 26 Powell Street, Gastown, Vancouver
Open from 3 pm to late seven nights a week, walk in only. Pied-à-Terre & Racine Wine Imports host an intimate evening of great food & wine. Join us Tuesday, June 5th for a special evening of spring-time cuisine and natural, handcrafted wines. $110 inclusive of tax and gratuity. Call Pied-a-Terre for tickets: 604-873-3131. Special set menu pricing every day of the year. Cafeteria offers great value every day of the week. Three course menu value priced at $36. Menu rotates weekly with up to five options for each course. Reservations recommended. To book, call 778-317-3783.