First Nations Cuisine @ Salmon n’ Bannock

Salmon n' Bannock Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Location: 1128 West Broadway, Vancouver

If you are looking for authentic Canadian food that isn’t poutine, go to Salmon n’ Bannock!

The atmosphere in this eatery was incredible – spacious seating, relaxing background music, local artwork on the walls, and courteous owners!

Looking at the menu, you may see ingredients that may be considered “exotic”: elk, bison, and boar?!

Appetizer (special of the evening): Bison bone marrow ($8.99)DSC_0082

I call this a fancy pate. The marrow packed a lot of beefy flavour, and it had just the right of fat/grease in it. It was also perfectly seasoned with coarse salt. In terms of portion size, it was on the small side, but I don’t think this is something you should overindulge :P. Anyway, this was a great dish to get your appetite going.

Entree #1: Salmon Burger ($17)

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Sweet potato wedges with chipotle mayo… *Drools*

No no, they don’t use minced salmon patties here. Instead their burger comes with a whole, 6 oz wild sockeye fillet! This had got to be one of the tastiest salmon we’ve had recently. It had a nice smokey, sage flavour, and the fish was incredibly moist. Sweet potato wedges (with a chipotle mayo dip) was an excellent pairing as well.

Entree #2: Game meatloaf ($22)

For the meatloaf, you may choose elk, bison, or board. We chose elk because it sounded the most unique. To be honest, it tasted a lot like beef, but leaner. I guess that’s the par of the course. The gravy was tasty, and you would mop that up with the bannock in no time!

Molang Scores & Verdict

Food: 4.5/5

Value: 4/5

Service: 4.5/5

Ambiance: 4.5/5

Total: 17.5/20

Very satisfying meal. Wished we had room for desserts (maybe next time).

PS: reservation is recommended because this place was packed during dinner hours.

 

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