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:


Uno Gelato –2579 West Broadway –Opening late July–on Instagram @jamesgelato



Celsius — 6350 Fraser Street –Opening August

Elephant Garden Creamery — 2080 Commercial Drive — Opening late August — on instagram @elephantgardencreamery

Tacofino –Ontario Street and East 5th –Opening Fall — on instagram @TacofinoVAN

SMK Smokery & Bar — SMK Smokery + Bar –Opening Summer –on instagram @smkrestaurants

Juke Fried Chicken –1074 Davie Street –Opening late Summer — on instagram @jukefriedchicken

Mumbai Local –1148 Davie Street -Opening August –on instagram @mumbai_local_kitchen 

Hunnybee Brunchenette – Chinatown –Opening late August

Matchstick Coffee –1328 Richards Street –Opening late July — on instagram @matchstickyvr

Com Vietnamese — 7688 Alderbridge Way, Richmond — on instagram @comvietnamese

Pokedoki — 693 W Broadway –Opening July –on instagram @pokedoki

Horn Ok Please — Hornby/Pacific — Opening Mid-July

Horn Ok Please — SFU — Opening August

The Garden –868 East Hastings –Opening Summer

La Taqueria –2450 Yukon Street –Opening Late Summer

Guu –1239 Davie Street –Opening late 2018

Francesco’s Ristorante –909 Cordova Street –Opening late July

Seorae Korean BBQ –115-5668 Hollybridge Way, Richmond –Opening Summer –on Instagram @seoraecanada

Ramen Raijin –401 West Broadway –Opening Late July

Caffe Artigiano  –Shipyards, North Van –Opening early 2019

Heritage Asian Eatery — 382 West Broadway — Opening Fall — on instagram @eatheritage

Welcome Parlour –Shipyards, North Van –Opening early 2019

Nook –Shipyards, North Van –Opening early 2019

Joey Restaurant  –Shipyards, North Van –Opening early 2019

Eggspectation  — 10551 St Edwards Dr, Richmond –Opening Summer

La Ruota Pizzeria –2000 West 4th Avenue –Opening Summer– on instagram @laruotapizza

Buro Coffee – 579 Robson Street –Opening July -on instagram @buro_coffee

Mary’s on Davie — 1202 Davie Street — Opening July — on instagram @marysondavie

Koko Monk Chocolates — 2883 West Broadway –Opening late July –on instagram @mykokomonk

Luz Tacos Food Truck –(Squamish) — Opening June

Nacho Loco –1408 Commercial Drive –Opening July

Edwards Seafood and Spirits –12 Powell Street –Opening June

Tacomio –1300 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver –Opening June

Horin Ramen & Sake — 1226 Robson Street –opening Summer

TBA (chinese) –2808 Cambie Street –Opening Summer

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 July

Garlic and Cilantro –835 Denman –Opening July

The Sauce Pasta Cafe — 861 Denman Street –Opening July

The Belgian Chocolate Café – 38 Smithe Street –Opening July

Pacific Poke –Broadway/Oak –Opening Fall

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

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

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

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

Breka Bakery — 821 Denman Street –Opening Summer

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

Purebread Bakery –8 East 5th –Opening Summer — on instagram @purebread_canada

Ta Bom Korean Restaurant — 1536 Robson –Opening 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 July — on Instagram @farmtotablemarket

Hydra – 825 West Pender Street — Opening early September

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

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

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

Blaze Pizza –701 Park Royal North, West Vancouver– Opening Summer — 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 Summer

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

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

Vaporetto – 1585 Johnston Street, Granville Island — Opening Summer

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

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

Browns Crafthouse — 580 West Pender Street — Opening late Summer

Tsujiri – 9251 Alderbridge Way, Richmond –Opening July — on instagram @tsujiri_vancouver

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

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

BLT – 1109 Hamilton Street –Opening tba

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

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

Stanley Park Brewing — Stanley Park — Opening Fall

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

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

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

PappaRoti — 1778 Columbia Street –Opening September– on twitter @PappaRotiCanada

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

Heirloom Vegetarian Restaurant –Main and 20th –Opening early 2019 — on Instagram @heirloomveg



Brewhall — 97 East 2nd Avenue, Vancouver —-on instagram @brewhall

Popina Canteen — Granville Island

Buns + Boba Tea House — 327 E. Broadway —on Instagram @bunsandboba

Honest Juice –1108 Commercial Drive — on instagram @honest_juice

Pacific Poke –#2-4461 Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby –on instagram @pacificpokeofficial

Bao Down UBC — University Blvd

M8 — 1010 Beach Avenue — on instagram @m8yvr

Bean Banh Mi –1198 Kingsway — on instagram @beanbanhmi

Hon’s Wonton House — 25 E. 2nd Avenue – on instagram @honswonton

Their There — 2042 West 4th Avenue

Horn Ok Please — 1162 Denman Street

Hokey Pokey — 8060 Andersen Road, Richmond — on instagram @pokeyokeyyvr

Meinhardt Fine Foods — 1350 Marine Drive, West Vancouver — on instagram @meinhardtfinefoods

Laurence & Chico Café –833 Bute Street

Origo Club –110-6888 River Road, Richmond — on Instagram @origoclub

Poke Five –2247 Commercial Drive – on Instagram @thepoke5

Fiore Familia —   2603 West 16th Avenue  — on instagram @fioreyvr

Pallet Coffee Roasters — 3820 Oak Street

Prado Cafe — 3 Civic Place (City Central), Surrey — on Instagram @pradocafe

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

White Lounge and Kitchen — 1257 Hamilton Street — on instagram @whiteloungevan

Superbaba Food Truck –Burrard/Pender — on instagram @eatsuperbaba

KG’s Restaurant – 851 Denman

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

Hey Kokomo — 2028 Vine Street  — on instagram @heykokomo

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

ComebBuy Bubble Tea –5335 Arbutus

Our Town Cafe –245 E. Broadway

Cacao 70 Sweet House – 738 Granville Street

DL Chicken Shack – 905 Commercial Drive  — on Instagram @dlchicken

Bale – 691 E. Broadway

Heirloom Vegetarian Restaurant –1390 Marine Drive, West Vancouver  — on Instagram @heirloomveg

Nana’s Green Tea — 2135 West 41st Ave — on Instagram @nanasgreenteacanada

Bel Cafe –1780 West 3rd Ave — on instagram @belcafeyvr

The Green Moustache Organic Cafe — 117 W 1st St, North Vancouver

Heirs Pears –605 Nelson Street — on instagram @heirspears

Tandoori Flame — 11970 88th Avenue, Surrey — on instagram @tandooriflame

Hustle Pizza Co — 1110 Commercial Drive  — on instagram @hustlepizzaco

Cacao 70 Dippery — 3866 Bayview Street, Richmond

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

The Captain’s Boil — 1479 Robson Street

Fun Hei Bubble Tea — 3432 Cambie Street

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

Perverted Ice Cream –797 Thurlow  — on instagram @pervertedicecream 

Earl’s Ambleside Beach — 1375 Bellevue Avenue

Angus T –1036 Mainland — on instagram @angustvancouver

Delhi Belly Indian Cuisine — 1145 Marine Drive, West Vancouver

DD Mau — 145 E. Pender — on instagram @ddmau

Handi Indian Restaurant –827 Denman Street

Iron Keel and Whole Foods Market -13th & Saint Georges, North Vancouver  — on instagram @wholefoodsbc

Hey Dumplings — 208 Keefer Street –on instagram @heydumplings


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

Updated July 20, 2018 by Richard Wolak

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