Riley Park: 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.

Riley Park Neighborhood

** All locations on the #3 Main Street bus line

* Olympic Curling Rink

Au Petit Café

4851 Main Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-873-3328

— Vietnamese dishes for lunch

Grub

4328 Main Street

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-876-8671

— Comfort food with great flavours for dinner and weekend brunch

The Main

4210 Main Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-709-8555

— Greek dishes for lunch and dinner

The Locus Restaurant

4121 Main Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-708-4121

— Eclectic fusion cuisine for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch

Crave Restaurant

3941 Main Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-872-3663

— Comfort food for breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch

Cipriano’s Ristorante

3995 Main Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-879-0020

— Italian specialties, pizza, pasta for dinner

The Reef

4172 Main Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-874-5375

— Caribbean dishes for lunch, dinner and brunch

Solly’s Bagelry

189 East 28th Avenue

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-872-1821

— Jewish baking and bagels, sandwiches for breakfast and lunch

Re-Entry Espresso Bar

4363 Main Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-872-0844

— Coffeehouse with coffee, tea and baked goods, daytime only.

Montmartre Café

4362 Main Street

Eat-in

Tel: 604-879-8111

— French food, drink and live music nightly

Chaise Lounge

4444 Main Street

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-874-7114

— Comfort food and lounge for lunch and dinner

East is East

4413 Main Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-879-2020

— Middle Eastern for lunch, dinner and late night

Hawker’s Delight

4127 Main Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-709-8188

— Malaysian and Singaporean comfort food for lunch and dinner

Splitz Grill

4242 Main Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-875-9711

— great burgers for lunch and dinner

Zakkushi Charcoal Grill

4075 Main Street

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-874-9455

— Japanese grill for dinner

Compiled by: Richard Wolak