I have dined at a lot of new restaurants that have opened in 2012. These are 30 of the Best NEW Restaurants in Vancouver that newly define how we eat, drink and play.
Note: These are not in any ranking order.
Via Tevere Pizzeria
1190 Victoria Drive, Vancouver
The best authentic Neapolitan pizza, cool ambience, impressive.
68 East Cordova, Vancouver
The food is beautiful, creative chef, delicious pasta creations.
1118 Denman Street, Vancouver
Spanish tapas, culinary adventure of flavours.
3995 Main Street, Vancouver
Delicious vegetarian dishes, beautiful presentation, stylish room.
1509 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver
Big bowls of Delish Vegetarian food, in a very cool room.
237 Union Street, Vancouver
Fine vegetarian fare, menu changes daily, romantic ambiance.
1944 West 4th Ave, Vancouver
Farm to Table cuisine and creative dishes!
The Sardine Can
26 Powell St., Vancouver
Delicious Spanish Tapas, intimate room.
131 West Esplanade, North Vancouver
Andalusian tapas, bright flavours.
Harvest Community Foods
243 Union Street, Vancouver
Large bowls of ramen, meets cool local grocer.
La Pentola Della Quercia
350 Davie Street, Vancouver
Northern Italian dishes, divine.
Bob Likes Thai Food
1521 W Broadway, Vancouver
Authentic Thai, and it was very tasty, wonderful flavours and wonderful service.
Pier 7 Restaurant
25 Wallace Mews Rd, North Vancouver
Outstanding fish and seafood, best patio on the north shore.
East of Main Café
223 East Georgia Street, Vancouver
Moroccan, Spain and the Mediterranean influences and flavours.
Sal y Limon
Unit #5 – 701 Kingsway, Vancouver
Authentic Mexican dishes
Rio Brazilian Steakhouse
689 Denman Street, Vancouver
Authentic Rodizio, delicious desserts.
Cotto Enoteca Pizzeria
6011 Hastings Street, Burnaby
More than just Italian food, beautiful communal table.
751 Denman Street, Vancouver
French fare, romantic, stylish room.
1433 West Pender Street, Vancouver
Endless flavours of Macarons, high tea service, stylish décor.
1300 Robson Street, Vancouver
Exceptional local fare, delish flavours, excellent desserts.
1118 Mainland Street, Vancouver
Modern Japanese, inventive dishes, creative cocktails.
Tap and Barrel
1 Athletes Way, Vancouver
Comfort food, beer and wine on tap, beautiful patio.
122 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
French inspired comfort food, creative chef, spacious room.
219 Union Street, Vancouver
South East Asian eatery, inventive cocktails, stylish room.
363 East Broadway, Vancouver
Authentic African dishes, friendly service.
1049 Granville Street Vancouver
Authentic Mexican dishes, friendly service.
Gurkha Himalyan Kitchen
1141 Davie Street, Vancouver
Nepalese cuisine, gracious servers, humble chef, hidden patio.
The Fish Shack
1026 Granville Street, Vancouver
Great seafood, creative chef, great cocktails.
521 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver
Local burgers & shakes, creative cocktails.
The Portly Chef
1211 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver
French influenced West Coast cuisine
Curious which restaurants were on last years list, take a look at my Top 30 New restaurants of 2011.
by Richard Wolak