Transylvania Flavour

Kitsilano

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In a Nutshell

  • Romanian delicacies
  • Charming décor
  • Family operated
  • Hearty portions

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Promotional value expires Jul 2, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person. Limit 1 per table, 2 per table of 5 or more. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required. Valid toward alcohol. Dine-in only. Must purchase 1 food item. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Dining out allows families to enjoy a hearty meal without the hassle of washing dishes and sharing forks. Dine dynamically with today’s Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of Eastern European food and drinks at Transylvania Flavour in Kitsilano. This Groupon expires July 1.

The aroma of slow-cooked meats and simmering homestyle delicacies flows from Transylvania Flavour’s kitchen. Inspired by the hearty flavours of Eastern European cuisine, the chefs at Transylvania Flavour eschew hunger pangs with an eclectic roster of Balkan-style dishes, including sarmale, cabbage rolls with house sauerkraut and a sour-cream drizzle ($12), and savoury pork schnitzel ($17.95). In the kitchen, the owner’s mother adds her own dashes of family flair to signature recipes, such as the knight’s platter for two, an eight-part panoply of ethnic edibles that channels the splendour of medieval feasts with yam-and-cheese pierogis, polenta croquettes, meatballs, and more ($48), to be gobbled alongside a gilded goblet of wine embossed with antidotes for dragon breath ($7–$10 per glass).

Along the textured yellow walls of Transylvania’s intimate dining room, black-and-white prints of historic monuments inspire a romantic nostalgia while diners devour desserts of homemade donuts ($7). In addition to free parking, the local bus escorts guests to the perch of this homey establishment, silencing damsels in distress bemoaning the death of chivalry.

Transylvania Flavour

Eager to share the culinary traditions of both their culture and their family with fellow Vancouverites, Joanna and Nick Cruciat opened Transylvania Flavour in 2004. They have since been lauded by the Globe and Mail for creating “rib-sticking fare” and fostering a “cozy Old World charm” within their homey space. Upholding this dedication to authentic Eastern European eats are the restaurant's chef and European chef consultant, who join their culinary powers and Dracula figurine collections to forge traditional Transylvanian specialties including roasted beets, cabbage rolls, and perogies. Affable servers whisk these homemade masterpieces from the kitchen into the yellow and red dining room, setting steaming bowls and plates to rest on top of crisp white tablecloths.

Customer Reviews

loved the restaurant
Debbie D. · February 17, 2013
Excellent!
Darren C. · February 16, 2013
Thank you for your warm hospitality and great food. The only thing I could critique is that the vegetable appetizer would have been far more enjoyable at room temperature, rather than out of the fridge, but the cabbage rolls were outstanding!
Cheryl M. · February 5, 2013
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    Kitsilano

    2120 W Broadway

    Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 2C8

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