Mount Pleasant: Eat and Drink during 2010 Olympics

For locals and visitors alike eating in Vancouver during the Olympics and Para-Olympics will have it’s challenges. Obviously being downtown or close to any of the Olympic venues will see lots of people and most of the restaurants, bars, lounges are going to be busy. Vancouver has wonderful neighborhoods and if you’re a local this is an ideal time to explore your neighborhood or other neighborhoods outside of the downtown core.

Here is a compilation of the best places to eat and drink in some of the neighborhoods outside of downtown.

Mount Pleasant Neighborhood

** All locations on the #3 Main Street bus line & the #9 Broadway bus line

Sun Sui Wah

3888 Main Street

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-872-8822

— Fine dining Chinese cuisine for dinner and dim sum lunch

Zipang Sushi

3710 Main Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-708-1667

–Sushi, Sashimi and other Japanese specialties for lunch and dinner

Latitude

3250 Main Street

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-875-6246

— Pacific Northwest cuisine for dinner

Bert’s Restaurant

2904 Main Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-568-8588

— Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner

Public Lounge Eatery

3289 Main Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-873-5584

— Drinks and food into the late night.

Ping’s Cafe

2702 Main Street

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-873-2702

— Western influenced Japanese comfort food for dinner.

Bo Kong Vegetarian Restaurant

3068 Main Street

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-876-3088

— Vegetarian Chinese dishes for lunch and dinner

Canteen Mitra

3034 Main Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-874-9820

— Middle Eastern specialties for lunch

Vera’s Burgers

2922 Main Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-709-8372

— Burgers and more for lunch and dinner.

Burgoo Bistro

3096 Main Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-873-1441

— Comfort food for lunch and dinner

Habit

2610 Main Street

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-877-8582

— American food for dinner

The Cascade Room

2616 Main Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-709-8650

— Comfort food and drinks for dinner and late night

Tempest Steakhouse

2470 Main Street

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-568-8588

— Steaks and more for lunch and dinner

Chutney Villa

147 East Broadway

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-872-2228

— South Indian Cuisine for dinner

The Foundation

2301 Main Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-708-0881

— Vegetarian dishes with great flavours for lunch and dinner

Nice Café

154 East 8th Avenue

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-874-4024

— Breakfast and Brunch

Our Town Café

245 East Broadway

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-879-1924

— Coffee, tea and baked goods all day long.

Gene Café

2404 Main Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-568-5501

— Coffee, tea and baked goods all day long.

The Whip Restaurant Gallery

209 E 6th Avenue

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-874-4687

— American food and drink for dinner and late night.

Swiss Bakery

143 E. 3rd Avenue

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-736-8785

— Sandwiches and full bakery, daytime only

Compiled by: Richard Wolak