About the reef

Though the Caribbean isles are well known to outsiders, Caribbean cuisine remains a hidden gem. Uncover the edible treasure of the tropics with our eclectic Caribbean fare and drinks.
The Reef’s menus sparkle with the potential of lunch, brunch and dinner plates inspired by the styles and tastes of the Caribbean. Menu selections showcase flavourful West Indian curries , served vegetarian or with a choice of chicken or goat. For dinner, the Kingston quesadilla envelops either jerk chicken or tofu, peppers, melty cheddar, and refried beans, and the coco prawns roll around in toasted coconut before putting on a cool minted avocado yoghurt ski-bunny costume.

Vibrant colours, tropical plants, and kitschy signs bring you back to days spent skipping geometry in Caribbean boarding school, creating a casual, fun atmosphere for patron inhalation. The friendly and personable staff keeps the vibe upbeat, even when jerk seasonings rub off on the back-talking forks and napkins.


The Reef Runner

Location: Corner of West Cordova and Thurlow and an event near you!
Hours: Now open Monday to Friday from 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM!

food-truck-menuBorn from the highly popular Reef Restaurants of Vancouver & Victoria,

The Reef Runner brings highly addictive Caribbean Street food to downtown Vancouver. Regular winners of Best Caribbean from the West Ender and The Georgia Straight magazines, The Reef Runner cooks up West Indian Roti, Curries, Jamaican patties and the famous jerk chicken poutine which was featured on The Food Network’s You Gotta Eat Here. While waiting for your tasty treats listen to some irie beats - The Reef Runner will be sure to bring a little island sunshine into your day!

Reef Gift Cards

reef-gift-cardReef gift cards are available in any denomination you want! Call any Reef location or go to this page.

RT @CptnDjrEdEyEzz: Dropping reggae roots, dancehall music @thereef this Friday...your best Halloween costume wins BIG..Cptn Dj rEdEyEzz ht…

@Ginga4yoursoul big ups! Hope to see you again soon.


Dine By Candlelight Get A Free Dessert, October 22

Available at our 1018 Commercial Drive Dr. and 533 Yates Street, Victoria locations. Live music from 7pm. October 22 marks the return of Candlelight Dinner. Along with dimming our lights and serving dinner by candlelight, we will be giving away free dessert with […]

Main Street Vancouver

4172 Main Street, Vancouver
T: 604-874-JERK(5375)
Mon - Fri - 11 am - til late
Sat - Sun - 10 am - til late

Commercial Drive Vancouver

1018 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
T: 604-568-JERK(5375)
Mon - Fri - 11 am - til late
Sat - Sun - 10 am - til late

Yates Street Victoria

533 Yates Street, Victoria
T: 250-388-JERK(5375)
Mon - Fri - 11:30 am - til late
Sat - Sun - 10:30 am - til late

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