This is the spot for the writing on the wall, it is about the soon to open restaurants, cafes, bakeries, pubs,breweries and such. Bookmark this page and visit often for continuously updated restaurants that are opening soon or have recently opened. The Blackboard is pretty much updated daily, know of any establishments soon to open that are not listed, email your tips to:


Hugo’s Mexican Kitchen — 19151 Fraser Highway, Surrey — Opening mid April –on Instagram @hugosmexicanfood

Gilaneh Persian Grill House –1072 Denman Street  –opening mid April- on instagram @gilanehgrillhouse

Whole Foods Market –120 East 13th Street, North Van –Opening April 26 — on instagram @wholefoodsbc



TBA (chinese) –2808 Cambie Street –Opening Summer

TBA (poke) –2247 Commercial Drive –Opening June

Pepino’s Spaghetti House –631 Commercial Drive –Opening June — on instagram @pepinosspaghettihouse

Caffe La Tana — 633 Commercial Drive –Opening July — on instagram @caffelatana

Sweet Jesus –4700 Kingsway, Burnaby (inside Metrotown) –Opening Summer — on instagram @sweetjesus

Como Taperia — 209 East 7th Avenue –Opening September — on Instagram @comotaperia

Mickey’s Pizza Co — TBA — Opening 2019 — on instagram @mickeyspizzaco

Kafka’s -577 Great Northern Way –Opening Summer

Nana’s Green Tea — 2135 West 41st Ave –Opening Spring

Garlic and Cilantro –835 Denman –Opening Spring

The Sauce Pasta Cafe — 861 Denman Street –Opening Spring

Mitbit — 990 Denman Street –Opening April

Earl’s Ambleside Beach — 1375 Bellevue Avenue –Opening May 9

The Greek by Anatoli — Nelson and Granville –Opening Spring

Pallet Coffee Roasters — 3820 Oak Street – Opening Spring

Izakaya Gon’s –854 Denman Street –Opening late Spring — on instagram @izakaya_gons

Koko Monk Chocolates — Broadway/Macdonald — Opening Spring

The Belgian Chocolate Café – 38 Smithe Street –Opening July

The Compound — 1026 Granville Street –Opening late Spring

Pacific Poke — 1795 Robson Street  — Opening July

Pacific Poke –Broadway/Oak –Opening May

The Deck Kitchen & Bar — (inside The Pacific Gateway Hotel, Richmond) — Opening early Summer — on twitter @DeckAtPGH

Bale – 691 E. Broadway — Opening Spring

Passion8 Desserts Cafe –1900 block of West 4th Avenue — –Opening early Summer

Passion8 Desserts Cafe –(North Road, Burnaby – near Lougheed station) –Opening early Summer

Sulmida Dessert Cafe –(North Road, Burnaby – near Lougheed station) –Opening late Spring

Breka Bakery — 821 Denman Street –Opening Spring

Laurence & Chico Café –833 Bute Street –Opening May

Hannam Supermarket — 1323 Robson Street, 2nd floor –Opening May

Purebread Bakery –5th and Ontario Street –Opening late Spring — on instagram @purebread_canada

Ta Bom Korean Restaurant — 1536 Robson –Opening Spring

Popina Canteen — Granville Island — Opening early Summer

Ancora Dining —  (at the Grosvernor) 14th and Marine Drive, West Vancouver –Opening Summer  — on instagram @ancoradining

Farm to Table Market — 1312 Richards Street –Opening late Spring — on Instagram @farmtotablemarket

Farm to Table Market –1476 Marine Drive, West Van  –Opening late Spring — on Instagram @farmtotablemarket

Earls Restaurant –  (at the Grosvernor) 14th and Marine Drive, West Vancouver –Opening late Spring  — on instagram

Hydra – 825 West Pender Street — Opening Summer

Balila Hummus — 983 Helmcken Street –Opening April — on instagram @balilahummus 

ThaiTai –1035 Granville Street – Opening Spring

Small Victory Bread + Coffee –3070 Granville Street –Opening late April –on instagram @sv_bakery 

T&B Brewing Co — 97 East 2nd Avenue, Vancouver — Opening May

Blaze Pizza — 929 Granville Street, Vancouver — Opening Spring — on Instagram @blazepizza

Blaze Pizza –701 Park Royal North, West Vancouver– Opening Spring — on Instagram @blazepizza

Hot-Star Large Fried Chicken — Central at Garden City – 4660 Garden City Road, Richmond –Opening Summer — on Instagram @hotstar_canada

Foo’s Ho Ho –100 E Pender Street –Opening Spring

Handi Indian Restaurant –827 Denman Street –Opening February

Yum Ice Creamery & Sweet Shop-– 4150 Main Street  –Opening early May

Foret Noire — 236 West Broadway –Opening June –on instagram @foretnoirepatisserie

Tasty Indian Bistro — 1261 Hamilton Street (yaletown) –Opening June –on instagram @tastyindian

Vaporetto – 1585 Johnston Street, Granville Island — Opening late Spring

Nicli Antica Pizzeria –3142 Highland Boulevard, North Vancouver (Edgemont Village) –Opening Spring

Pacific Poke — 2151 West 4th Avenue –Opening March

Pacific Poke — (across from Brentwood Mall), Burnaby –Opening May

Prado Cafe — 3 Civic Place (City Central), Surrey –Opening March

Sushi Town –1257 Hamilton Street, Vancouver –Opening March

Zaatar W Zeit –535 Granville Street –Opening Fall 2018– on instagram @zaatarwzeit

Uncle Tetsu Cheesecake — Metropolis at Metrotown – 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby –Opening early May — on instagram @uncletetsuvancouver

The Captain’s Boil — 1479 Robson Street –Opening March

Browns Crafthouse — 580 West Pender Street — Opening Spring

Tsujiri – 9251 Alderbridge Way, Richmond –Opening April

Goldies Pizza — 3088 Cambie Street –Opening March

Cacao 70 Dippery — 3866 Bayview Street, Richmond –Opening Summer

Heirloom Vegetarian Restaurant –2294 West 4th Avenue –Opening Fall — on Instagram @heirloomveg

Sopra Sotto Italian Pizzeria  — Hastings (Burnaby Heights)– Opening tba– on instagram @soprasotto.vancouver

BLT (steakhouse)- 1109 Hamilton Street –Opening Summer

Meinhardt Fine Foods — (at the Grosvernor) 14th and Marine Drive, West Vancouver –Opening April  — on instagram @meinhardtfinefoods

Heirloom Vegetarian Restaurant –(at the Grosvernor) 14th and Marine Drive, West Vancouver –Opening April  — on Instagram @heirloomveg

Mahjong Social –276 East Pender (main floor)–opening February — on twitter @mahjong_social

Shanghai Alley Noodle Shack — 276 East Pender (top floor)–opening February

Stanley Park Brewing — Stanley Park — Opening Summer

House Special 2 –Knight/Kingsway –Opening Spring – on instagram

TBA (owned by Sequoia Group) -1055 Canada Place –Opening Summer

Johnny Rockets — 988 West Broadway– Opening late Spring – on instagram @johnnyrocketscan

Bao Down — –5900 block University Blvd (at UBC) — opening late Spring

PappaRoti — 2nd & Columbia Street –Opening Summer– on twitter @PappaRotiCanada

DD Mau — 145 E. Pender –Opening tba– on twitter @ddmau

Nook — 2nd & Columbia (Olympic Village) –Opening Summer  — on twitter @Nookvancouver

Heirloom Vegetarian Restaurant –Main and 20th –Opening Fall — on Instagram @heirloomveg



Hey Dumplings — 208 Keefer Street –on instagram @heydumplings

Jos Caffe— 1190 West Cordova

Centro -1037 Denman Street  — on instagram @centrodenman

Horin Ramen & Sake — 1226 Robson Street

Electric Bicycle Brewing –20 East 4th Avenue —- on instagram @electricbicyclebrewing

SILK Dinner Lounge –132 Powell Street — on instagram @silkvancouver 

Auxi Foods & Kitchen — 1110 Ewen Avenue, New Westminster –on instagram @auxifoods

Soft Peaks Ice Cream –4603 Kingsway, Burnaby — on instagram @softpeaksicecream

Ramen Taka -841 Bidwell Street

Greenderful – 636 Main Street — on instagram @greenderful 

Pacific Poke — 2151 West 4th Ave — on instagram @pacificpokeofficial

Il Posto –4866 Delta Street, Ladner — on instagram @ilpostoresto

The Rumpus Room — 2301 Main Street  — on instagram @rumpusroomvancouver

Dominion Bar + Kitchen — 13475 103 Avenue, Surrey — on instagram @DominionSurrey

Lotus Seed Vegetarian Restaurant –736 West Broadway — on instagram @lotusseedvegetarian

Sopra Sotto Italian Pizzeria  — 1510 Commercial Drive — on instagram @soprasotto.vancouver

Bluhouse Market and Cafe  –#101 173 Forester Street, North Vancouver –on instagram @bluhousecafe

Sweet Somethings — 4321 Dunbar — on instagram @sweetsomethingsvancouver

Restaurant Yugo –4265 Main Street — on instagram @restaurantyugo

Assembli – 1066 West Hastings — on instagram @myassembli

Pacifico Pizza — 1708 Davie Street

Ramen Koika –1479 Robson Street

Pitchfork –1941 Cornwall Avenue — on instagram @pitchforkveg

Colette Grand Cafe — 737 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver — on instagram @colettegrandcafe 

Rad Tea Room — 774 Denman Street  — on instagram @radtearoom

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant –51 West Hastings Street — on instagram @moltaqa.vancouver

Virtuous Pie –Westbrook Village at UBC — on instagram @virtuous_pie 

Smak — 836 Howe Street

Tocador –2610 Main Street –on instagram @bartocador 

Meet Yaletown — 1165 Mainland Street

Jack Frost Dessert Cafe — 6916 No. 3 Road, Richmond — on instagram @jackfrostcafe

Blue Heron Cheese — 2410 Main Street —-on instagram @blueheroncheese

La Taqueria –2521 Main Street —- on instagram @lataqueria

Choco Coo Cafe — 5668 Hollybridge Way, Richmond– on instagram

Coquille – 1 Water Street — on Instagram @coquillevan

The Blenheim Pub — 3293 West 4th Ave — Instagram @theblenheimpub

Milkcow — 105-5668 Hollybridge Way, Richmond — on instagram @milkcowcanada

Mr. Mustache — 110 6125 Sussex ave, Burnaby – on Instagram @mr.mustache_milk_tea

The Pie Hole –7832 6th Street, Burnaby — on instagram @thepiehole 

Aleph Middle Eastern Eatery — 1889 Powell Street — on instagram @alepheatery

Kulinarya Filipino Eatery – 1134 Commercial Drive @eatkulinarya

Lunch Club — 3008 Arbutus Street — on instagram @lunchclubeats

Balila –49 West Hastings Street — on instagram @balilahummus

Autostrada –4811 Main Street  –on instagram @autostrada_vancouver

Resurrection Distillery & Tasting Room –1672 Franklin Street  –on instagram @resurrectionspirits 


Note: restaurants that have opened in the past couple of months.

Updated April 20, 2018 by Richard Wolak

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