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About Diva at the Met
Our culinary team brings a true respect for our fresh local ingredients, with a reputation for bringing out their true flavours through both traditional and modern cooking techniques. True to those words, we utilize ingredients traceable to their origins, offering a path back to the restaurant's strong relationships with farmers, fishermen and artisans. By exploiting simplicity, our food is about letting the flavours speak for themselves; all the while ensuring the pure essence of the ingredient is the star of the dish. Our staff have both a passion for food and wine, with a talent for hospitality and service.
Innovative signature cocktails are created seasonally.
Special offerings include Diva's Chef's Table and wine cellar featuring over 150 labels. Diva also offers Prix Fixe lunch menus, fresh seasonal testing menus and decadent desserts.
Vancouver, BC V6C 2Y9
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am; Saturday - Sunday: 7:00am - 11:00am;
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm;
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday : 5:30pm - 10:00pm
CAN$31 to CAN$50
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
For gatherings up to 200 people our catering professionals are available to assist you with every detail. Their experience will ensure that your every requirement is fulfilled. Headed by some of the foremost chefs in the city, our award-winning culinary team will lend to your event the same skill that has made the restaurant of the Metropolitan among the best in the country. Our acclaimed restaurant Diva at the Met provide additional dining options during your meetings.
Enjoy Complimentry Valet parking when you dine in Diva at the Met.
Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, we are a short walk to the Queen Elizabeth theatre, the Vancouver Opera, the Centre for Performing Arts, BC Place, and the Rogers Arena, home of the Vancouver Canucks. The stations for the Sky Train and Canada Line are less than 1 block away.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Diva at the Met is happy to offer you the entire restaurant for your private personal or company event. You will have the attention of all of Diva's professionals to guarantee a successful amd memorable experience.
Diva at the Met Ratings and Reviews
This was an average experience at a premium price. Service was fantastic and we were able to bring our own wine at a corkage fee of only $25. This was very reasonable and appreciated as the wine list was less than adequate for the quality of food that was suggested by the menu prices. Food quality was poor at the price point. A hotel restaurant experience adequate for guests of a 3.5* hotel. If you're visiting the city there are at least 5 places within a 3 block radius I would suggest before Diva. If you're staying at the Met and are too tired to leave the hotel then it will do. We asked the "concierge" on the way out if he could call us a taxi, he said we should walk around the corner and hail one. If you were to walk around the corner, there are a number of far better restaurants there.
We have enjoyed many memorable meals at Diva but this time did not live up to previous expectations unfortunately. The meals were good but not spectacular. The smoked black cod was a delicious piece of fish but seemed overwhelmed by the generous serving of mashed potatoes. One diner commented that the ribeye was only okay. Two of the group had the wine poached pear, fig and goat cheese salad and both were disappointed in the flavour of the pears.
Diva never disappoints. I love this restaurant - everything from the location, food, service, ambiance, décor. I don't have enough compliments. Always a good experience and will always consider Diva for business meals and to entertain my out of town guests.
Ordered steak, quality of the meat was definitely great. Portion was decently big. Asked for rare steak but got blue rare which was a little bit disappointing. Bf ordered prime rib dinner which was also nice. Bacon-infused caesar got me excited as I haven't seen it elsewhere and I am a big caesar fan. I was hoping they would have goat-cheese souffle but got the dark chocolate souffle instead as that was on the menu during my visit.
this place use to be great. it was dead on a saturday night are 8pm. server kept trying to top up our sparkling water with flat water, waiters and chefs kept bantering and wine tasted like the bottle was open in the fridge way too long. it is sad to see this place drop so badly. I will not go back or recommend
The two of us enjoyed a really good meal, with friendly & quick service, in early March at this restaurant in the Metropolitan Hotel. Dinner was a very pleasant late sitting. I ordered the sea scallops for starter (one of the best i have tried) and tortellini for main while my husband enjoyed the pumpkin soup and 10oz ribeye, which was cooked medium as requested and very tender. Prices for food and drinks were quite reasonable and the ambience was cheerful, with lots of people coming and going, as you would expect in a good hotel restaurant.
Five of us arrived for a business lunch with a reservation. WE were seated and greeted by a server rather quickly, however, when it came time to order, our white wine wasn't chilled, and the server (who may have been the manager at the time), took a while to take our order. The server did a good job of refilling our wine, water, and other refreshments, but when the food finally arrived, everyone's meal was cold. Two of us ordered the kale caesar, and there was not even one piece of kale in the caesar. The server went on to explain that it was a mixture of romaine and kale, but that still didn't explain why there wasn't any kale in the salad at all. My steak on my caesar tasted okay, although it did lack flavour, and was overcooked. Overall, this experience was disappointing even though the server tried to rectify the cold food etc., by taking some items off the bill. The server did not pay attention to bill times or to the quality control of the food when it went out. This is a basic service at a restaurant, so of course it will be critiqued. Lastly, this was an unfortunate expereince as we have quite a few of our business lunches at this restaurant. Perhaps it's time to find something new.
I hadn't been to Diva in a couple of years. It used to be a favorite spot when I worked downtown. Our lunch was a reunion so we all wanted to try Diva again. Glad we did, it's still an excellent choice.
Diva is a definite sleeper. Well worth checking it out.
Found a "Rock" in the Salad! So we told our waitress ... Manger showed up and offered us his business card!!! No Apology & No Concession just his business Card!?!? I am still puzzled with his approach. Obliviously he needs to learn more about Customer Service.
Food is spectacular. I had the steak, and it's cooked to perfection. But the service is not up to the standard. My father in law went to the washroom after we placed our order and on his way back to our table, the waitress who took our orders grabbed his hand and asked him "you are...?" as if he just randomly walked in to her dining area. It's small, but not professional.
The value of the New Year's Eve fixed plate was not there. Lobster bisque was ok, pears on the salad had already darkened, scallops and duck were very good, gnocchi in the lobster main plate was rubbery, ribeye was average, pheasant was dry, however two cheese pasta was very tasteful. Desserts were ok. Was it worth $125...no.
Small odd shaped restaurant but food was cooked beautifully. Christmas Eve 4 course menu was good & not a bad price. Service was good & attentive. Liked that it's not overly fancy so dress code more smart casual but still get a fine dining meal experience. Would fine here again if in the area.
Dined here for the first time in many years. Service was attentive and friendly and the food was outstanding. We shared the poached pear and goat cheese (substituted blue cheese) salad, then ThisLittlePiggy had the Lobster Gnocchi - Mmmmmmm!! Hubby had the smoked cod. Each meal was sensational!
It has been more than 5 years since the last visit, but Diva is still there for great food. It is a good, quiet and comfortable place for good conversation. I like the pre-fix lunch menu too, which is $29, really good value. I will definitely go back again.
The food was very slow and we were the only group in the restaurant. The waitress was slow with the drinks that our party had to go up to the bar and grab their own drinks. One person had a piece of paper towel in their food. Someone ordered a rare steak it came out well done and when they told the waitress she said she was pretty sure he ordered a well done. I think the person eating the steak would know whether he wants a rare or well done steak.... Overall the food was ok.... If you're in a small party maybe I'd recommend this restaurant. However, for bigger parties expect a wait for your food and drinks... On a good note they did take a couple of desserts off the bill...
This use to be my favourite place to go for fine dining but after our last dinner there no longer going back. Mind you the prime rib was good. Caesar Salad was very watery and over dressed.
One server was okay but the other server was very uninformed, did not know what was served or come with the prime rib.
This was suppose to be a fine dining restaurant, would you believe they had us in and out of
there within and hour, now who does that.
Sorry Diva, you lost me, loved it back in the 80's, 90's and the early 2000's when it was vibrant and you had great chefs, now it is just ho hum and lousy service. You need to improve in your service, and servers.
I recently took my boss for a lunch to Diva at the Met as she will be going on maternity leave very soon. Service was great and Chef Sam was outstanding - treated us amazing, ensured we got our food in a timely manner and that the quality was top notch! The Salmon was UNBELIEVABLE! so good! and the desserts were so so good! I would definitely recommend Diva at the Met.
Thank for to our server and most importantly, SAM, for the outstanding service and quality food. Cannot wait to come back.
Kind Regards, Tereza H
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