Category: Kitsilano

4th avenue and area

GYO PARA GYOZA & RAMEN BAR

2120 W Broadway, Vancouver Tel: (604) 288-2941 Web: http://gyopara.com Instagram @gyopara Advice: No reservations, server will seat you on arrival or take your name for the next table. Located in the heart of Kitsilano is this hot spot eatery run by…

CHEWIES BISCUIT CO

2822 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: (604) 336-9996 Web: https://www.chewiesbiscuitco.com/ Instagram @chewiesbiscuits Advice: Counter service. Specializing in comfort food by way of delicious house-made biscuits with all sorts of fillings. These flaky buttery buttermilk baked biscuits are the real deal…

Uno Gelato

2579 W Broadway, Vancouver Web: https://www.unogelato.com/ Twitter: @unogelatoyvr Instagram @unogelato.yvr Advice: Counter service. When Maestro James creates something or anything for that matter, you know it’s going to be good. He is the master when it comes to precision and…

SUPER HIRO’S RESTAURANT

2585 West Broadway, Vancouver Tel: (778) 737-3333 Web: http://super-hiros-restaurant.business.site/ Instagram @superhiros.restaurant Advice: Closed Sundays. With it’s focus on Omakase style, owner/chef Hiroki Watanabe changes the menu nightly at his Kitsilano restaurant that specializes in Japanese cuisine which only offers tasting menus. The…

THE ELLIS

2204 York Avenue, Vancouver Tel: (604) 428-2456 Web: http://www.theellis.ca/ Instagram @theelliskits Advice: Closed Mondays. Reservations suggested, walkins welcome. With it’s focus on upscale pub food, the nautical themed restaurant close to Kitsilano Beach is a comfortable spot to enjoy some delicious…

MAK N MING

1629 Yew Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-737-1155 Web: https://www.maknming.com/ Twitter @makNming Advice: Closed Monday. Advance reservations are a must. If you have any allergies, best to notify the restaurant at least a day in advance. With the menu focus as French…

720 SWEETS & ETC.

3278 W Broadway, Vancouver Tel: (778) 229-9278 Web: www.720sweets.com Twitter: @720sweets Advice: Counter service. Soft serve ice cream is all the rage around the city these days, and the use of nitrogen adds that wow factor here. The shop offers a…

LINH CAFÉ

2836 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-559-4668 Web: http://linhcafe.com/ Twitter: @LinhCafeVan Advice: Reservations suggested. The bright room with red banquette seating and red table tops is a showcase for modern French Vietnamese bistro fare with a hint of flavours of…

AU COMPTOIR

2278 W 4th Ave, Vancouver Tel: (604) 569-2278 Web: http://www.aucomptoir.ca/ Twitter: @Au_Comptoir Advice: No reservations, open 8am-10pm Wednesday – Monday. Closed Tuesdays. Bonjour! Walking into this classic Parisian café with it’s well dressed good looking servers who for the most part…

DONER KEBAB

1956 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: (604) 558-1050 Web: http://www.donerkebab.ca/ Twitter: @DonerKebabVan Advice: No reservations. It’s counter service. Located in the heart of Kitsilano’s West 4th neighborhood, Ashgar is the ultimate host who takes care of his customers as he…

NOOK

1525 Yew Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-734-3381 Web: http://nookrestaurant.ca/ Twitter: @Nookvancouver Advice: No reservations.   I have always been drawn to Italian restaurants, with no Italian ancestry that I know of, it is a cuisine that I have loved. It’s approachable…

BEYOND BREAD

3686 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-733-3931 Web: http://beyondbread.ca/ Twitter: @bbbcafe Advice: Check out their website for oven times for your favourite breads. Known for their outstanding breads, this artisan bakery and café is more than just bread. With a…

RAIN OR SHINE ICE CREAM

1926 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-428-7246 Web: http://rainorshineicecream.com/ Twitter: @rainorshineYVR Advice: Closed Monday’s. Visit on Tuesday’s for Taco Tuesday. Since I love ice cream, I am always looking to try the new scoop shops and I am also quite…

DARBY’S PUBLIC HOUSE

2001 Macdonald St, Vancouver Tel: (604) 731-0617 Web: http://www.darbyspub.ca/ Twitter: @darbys_in_kits Advice: No reservations needed unless you have a large party. Snag a seat on the upstairs patio weather permitting. They serve 20oz Pints. Known as the pub on the…

TRACTOR FOODS

1903 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-222-2557 Web: www.tractorfoods.com Twitter: @tractorfoods Advice: You can get half salads and sandwiches, option to add proteins to almost any dish for an extra charge. Finding a go to spot with healthy food options that’s…

CORDUROY RESTAURANT

1943 Cornwall Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-733-0162 Web: http://www.corduroyrestaurant.com/ Twitter: @Corduroylounge Advice: Live events a few nights each week, call for details. Play area for kids. Every once in awhile comes a restaurant that you may have missed which happened to…

BEAUCOUP BAKERY & CAFÉ

2150 Fir Street, Vancouver Tel:  (604) 732-4222 Web: http://www.beaucoupbakery.com Twitter: @beaucoupbakery Advice: Go early as some of the pastries sell out within minutes. From the get go, even before the bakery café had opened, I was a fan of Jackie…

CHOCOLATE ARTS CAFÉ

1620 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-739-0475 Web: www.chocolatearts.com Twitter: @ChocArts Advice: Located just East of Burrard, close to Granville Island. Call them to enquire about their chocolate making classes. One of life’s simple pleasures is chocolate and I always…

FABLE KITCHEN

1944 West 4th Ave, Vancouver Tel 604-732-1322 Web: www.fablekitchen.ca Twitter: @fablekitchen Advice: Reserve in advance for the Chefs Table. Tasting menu offered most nights. After spending the afternoon at Vista d’ Oro Farms, I thought it would be apropos to…

NOVO PIZZERIA

2118 Burrard Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-736-2220 Web: http://www.novopizzeria.com Twitter: @NoVoPizzeria Advice: Located in the 5th Avenue Cinema complex. One hour free parking in the underground parking garage. I am so there when it comes to eating at a new Italian…

CHEWIE’S STEAM AND OYSTER BAR

2201 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-558-4448 Web: http://www.chewies.ca Twitter: @ChewiesOysters Advice: Shuck & Suck Oyster Happy Hour 5pm-7pm daily. I loved the open kitchen where guests can sit and watch the chefs at play, the room is long and on…

THE BIBO

1835 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-6177 Web: http://thebibo.com/ Twitter: @Thebibo Advice: You can get half the pizza with one variety and another with a different variety, just ask your server. Slicing the pizza is not recommended, best to use…

ROCKY MOUNTAIN FLATBREAD CO

1876 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-730-0321 Web: http://www.rockymountainflatbread.ca Twitter: @flatbreadco Advice: Sundays & Mondays go with your kids. This has been a favourite of mine for organic pizza in the city since they opened. A couple weeks ago my…

ROMER’S BURGERS

1873 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-732-9545 Web: http://romersburgerbar.com/ Twitter: @romersburger Advice: Share the fries with a friend as the portion is large. These aren’t just any burgers, this is burger heaven. I had heard that Romer’s had some amazing…

YUJI’S JAPANESE TAPAS

  UPDATED 3/4/12 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 2059 W 4th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-734-4990 Web: http://yujis.ca/ Advice: Bring a friend so you can share the dishes. Brown rice can be requested for the sushi. Found a gem, I had a heard…

BANANA LEAF

3005 West Broadway, Vancouver Tel: 604-734-3005 Web: www.bananaleaf-vancouver.com Advice: Bring friends along and share the dishes. Love this tropical hideaway that is a little bit of paradise in the city, I dined here not long ago with a group of…

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