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: [email protected]


Aleph Middle Eastern Eatery — 1889 Powell Street –Opening January 17– on instagram @alepheatery

Hugo’s Mexican Kitchen — 19151 Fraser Highway, Surrey — Opening late January

Blue Heron Cheese — 2410 Main Street –Opening early January



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

Handi Indian Restaurant –827 Denman Street –Opening February

Yum Ice Creamery — Main Street (at 27th) –Opening Spring

TBA (desserts) — 236 West Broadway –Opening Spring

Horin Ramen & Sake — 1226 Robson Street –Opening January

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

Restaurant Yugo –4265 Main Street — Opening early February– on instagram @restaurantyugo

Cafe Angle Restaurant — 4201 Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby –Opening January

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

Vaporetto – 1585 Johnston Street, Granville Island — Opening February

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

Tocador –2610 Main Street –Opening January –on instagram @bartocador 

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

Pacific Poke — 2151 West 4th Avenue –Opening January

Pacific Poke — Brentwood Mall area, Burnaby –Opening Spring

Meet Yaletown — 1165 Mainland Street –Opening late January

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

Sushi Town –1257 Hamilton Street, Vancouver –Opening January

Rosemary Rocksalt – 110- 16030 24th Avenue, Surrey –Opening January

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

Uncle Tetsu Cheesecake — Metropolis at Metrotown – 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby –Opening December– on instagram @uncletetsucanada

tba — 636 Main Street –Opening Fall

Ramen Koika –1479 Robson Street –Opening January

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

Coquille – 1 Water Street –Opening January

Hey Dumplings — 208 Keefer Street –Opening January –on instagram @heydumplings

Stretch Roman Pizza — 1795 Robson Street  — Opening Spring

Browns Crafthouse — 580 West Pender Street — Opening Spring

Tsujiri – 9251 Alderbridge Way, Richmond –Opening January

Goldies Pizza — 3088 Cambie Street –Opening January

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  — 1510 Commercial Drive — Opening tba– on instagram @soprasotto.vancouver

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

Pacifico Pizza — 1708 Davie Street — Opening January

BLT (steakhouse)- 1109 Hamilton Street –Opening January

Meinhardt Fine Foods — 14th and Marine Drive, West Vancouver –Opening April  — on instagram @meinhardtfinefoods

Heirloom Vegetarian Restaurant –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 tba

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 Spring – on instagram @johnnyrocketscan

Gilaneh Persian Grill House –1072 Denman Street  –opening January– on instagram @gilanehgrillhouse

Smak — 836 Howe Street –Opening January

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

Jos Caffe— 1190 West Cordova-Opening January

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

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

Nook — 2nd & Columbia (Olympic Village) –Opening 2018  — on twitter @Nookvancouver

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



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

Aces Pizza Shop – 902 Granville Street — on instagram @acespizzashop

The Meatery –135 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver

WildTale –West 2nd Ave (Olympic Village) – on twitter @wildtalevan

Tacomio  — 5900 block University Blvd (at UBC) — on twitter @tacomiovan

Rosemary Rocksalt – 8050-11688 Steveston Highway, Richmond

The Victor — 39 Smithe Street – on instagram @thevictorvancouver

Stem Japanese Eatery — 5205 Rumble st., Burnaby — on instagram @stemjapanese

Poke Time — 1055 West Georgia Street (in Royal Centre)

Modus Coffee Roasting — 112 West Broadway -on instagram @moduscoffee

Gran Reserva (downstairs at Bodega) — 1014 Main Street

Local Public Eatery Gastown — 3 Alexander Street

Yandoux Patisserie — 1731 Manitoba Street — on instagram @yandouxpatisserie 

Piva –787 Columbia St — on instagram @pivanewwest

di Beppe Cafe –2 West Cordova Street — on instagram @caffedibeppe

di Beppe Restaurant –2 West Cordova Street — on instagram @dibepperestaurant

Bin 4 Burger Lounge — 2996 Granville Street — on instagram @bin4burgerlounge

Super Hiro’s –2585 West Broadway, Vancouver — on instagram

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

Pizzeria Ludica — 601 Carnarvon Street, New Westminster — on instagram @pizzerialudica 

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

Spent Grounds Microroastery and Cafe — 108-19140 28 Ave, Surrey — on instagram @spentgrounds

Adam’s Crepes – 5217 Rumble Street, Burnaby  — on instagram @adamscrepes

Shaktea Tea Room — 117 – 511 W 7th Ave. Vancouver — on instagram @shakteavan

Sal y Limon — 10-2428 160 St, Surrey — on twitter @Salylimonvan

Big Heart Bannock Cultural Cafe — 1692 Venables —on instagram @bigheartbannockculturalcafe 

Smoke & Bones BBQ – 999 Marine Drive, North Van

Italian Kitchen –860 Burrard Street

HJU:Z Lounge–1601 Bayshore Drive (inside the Westin Bayshore)

Dublin Calling Pub and Kitchen–900 Granville Street –on instagram @dublincallingvan

Marutama Garden–2858 Main Street

Seoul Truck Street Food –Henderson Place Mall – Unit 2082-1163 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam — on instagram @seoultruckstreetfood

Spade — 1858 Commercial Drive –on instagram @spadevancouver

Café de Paris –Unit 1015-4540 No. 3 Rd, Richmond (in Empire Centre)

La Cantina — 755 Nelson –on instagram @lacantinatacos

Chinatown BBQ — 130 E. Pender — on instagram @chinatownbbq

Cacao 70 Sweet House — 143 Chadwick Court (Lonsdale Quay), North Van

Beere Brewing Company — 312 Esplanade E, North Vancouver –on Instagram @beerebrewingco

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

Updated January 13, 2018 by Richard Wolak

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