Point Grey: 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.

Point Grey Neighborhood

** All locations on the #32 Dunbar & #9 Broadway bus line & the #4 Fourth Avenue bus line

La Quercia

3689 W 4th Ave.

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-676-1007

— Outstanding Italian cuisine for dinner only.

Baru Latino

2535 Alma Street

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-222-9171

— Brazilian and Latin American dishes for dinner nightly.

Mac Falafel

3685 W 10th Ave

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-739-4403

— Lebanese and Middle Eastern specialties for lunch, dinner and late night.

Simply French Café

3742 West 10th Avenue

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-568-6180

— Coffee, Tea and baked goods.

Pair Bistro

3763 W 10th Avenue

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-224-7211

— Pacific Northwest cuisine for dinner.

Enigma

4397 West 10th Ave

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-222-6881

— West coast cuisine for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.

Mix Bakery

4430 West 10th Ave

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-221-4145

— Sandwiches, baked goods, and cakes daily.

The T Room

4445 West 10th Avenue

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: 604-677-2579

— Lunch and Afternoon Tea.

Burgoo Bistro

4434 W 10th Avenue

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-221-7839

– Comfort food for lunch and dinner

Provence Mediterranean Grill

4473 W 10th Ave

Eat-in | Takes reservations

Tel: (604) 222-1980

–French cuisine for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.

The Well Café

3271 Dunbar Street

Eat-in | Takeout

Tel: 604-221-9880

— Coffee, Tea and baked goods.

Compiled by: Richard Wolak