South Granville: 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.

South Granville Neighborhood

** All locations on the #9 Broadway bus line & the #10 Granville bus line

Picnic Café

3010 Granville Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-732-4405

— Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Tea, Sandwiches & Desserts for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Red Door

2996 Granville Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-733-5699

— Asian fusion dishes for lunch and dinner.

Phoscao Cafe

3007 Granville Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-730-9555

— Coffee, tea and baked goods all day long.

Ouisi Bistro

3014 Granville Street

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-732-7550

— Authentic cajun and creole cuisine for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.

West

2881 Granville Street

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-738-8938

— Best in Contemporary Regional North West cuisine for dinner.

Rangoli

1488 West 11th Avenue

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-736-5711

— Stylish, casual Indian fusion food for lunch and dinner.

Vij’s

1480 West 11th Avenue

Eat-in | No reservations

Tel: 604-736-6664

— One of the best indian fusion restaurants in Vancouver as well in North America for dinner only.

Memphis Blues

1465 Broadway

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-738-6803

— Southern Barbq, best in the city for lunch and dinner.

Cru

1459 West Broadway

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-677-4111

— Wine bar and small plates for dinner nightly.

Portobello

1429 West Broadway

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-734-0697

— Italian cuisine for dinner nightly.

Joey’s

1424 West Broadway

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-732-5639

— From seafood to burgers and pastas for lunch and dinner.

Earl’s

1601 West Broadway

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-736-5663

— From steaks to seafood to pizzas for lunch and dinner.

Maurya Indian Cuisine

1643 West Broadway

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-742-0622

— Fine dining Indian cuisine for lunch and dinner.

Salade de Fruits

1551 West 7th Avenue

Eat-in | No reservations

Tel: 604-714-5987

— French bistro for dinner nightly.

Bin 942

1521 West Broadway

Eat-in | No reservations

Tel: 604-734-9421

— Delicious tapas for dinner nightly.

Goldilocks

1606 West Broadway

Eat-in | Takeout

604-736-7744

— Filipino bakery and restaurant for lunch and dinner.

Michi Sushi

1513 West Broadway

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604.736.4244

— Hand like rolls of Sushi for lunch and to go.

Tearoom

1568 West Broadway

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-730-8390

— Tea and baked goods all day long.

Compiled by: Richard Wolak