Tag: Neighborhood eating

ANATOLIA’S GATE

7084 Kingsway, Burnaby Tel: 604-525-2519 ‎ Web: www.anatolias.ca Twitter: n/a Advice: Go with a friend or order a couple of dishes so that you are served the larger Lavash bread. On a hunt for authentic Turkish cuisine, I headed out…

FRAY ON FRASER

UPDATED 7/30/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 3980 Fraser Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-569-3317 Web: http://fray.me/our-menu/ Twitter: @Frayonfraser Advice: Colouring pencils at each table for kids or adults to colour away a great added touch. This is one of those not so ordinary places…

COSCA RESTAURANT

UPDATED 11/21/12 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1118 Denman Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-683-8485 Web: http://www.coscarestaurant.com/ Twitter: @coscarestaurant Advice: Sharing platters are a great way to taste more dishes. It’s no secret that I love Italian, my friend Avelino had been raving about…

LANNA THAI

UPDATED 4/1/18 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 775 Denman Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-688-1009 Web: https://www.facebook.com/LannathaiVancouver Twitter: @LannaThaiVan Advice: Go during the week for their $9 lunch specials.   This is one of those places that could have been missed, I am so…

SUIKA

1626 W Broadway, Vancouver Tel: (604) 730-1678 Web: http://suika-snackbar.com/ Twitter: @SUIKA_IZAKAYA Advice: Make a reservation as its often busy, bring a friend as sharing is a good idea to taste more dishes. Sometimes the wait is worth it and after…

NELSON AND THE SEAGULL

315 Carrall Street, Vancouver Tel:  (604) 681-5776 Web: http://www.nelsontheseagull.com/ Twitter: @gastownseagull Advice: Have a seat at the communal table and meet other folk. This is the living room we all once lived in, or want to escape to now. I…

THE FLYING PIG

  1168 Hamilton Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-1344 Web: www.FlyingPigVan.com Twitter: @FlyingPigVan Advice: You can book out the communal table in advance and be served a family style menu. I loved the exposed brick wall, wooden décor, long wooden communal table…

PHAT YALETOWN

  1055 Mainland Street, Vancouver Tel:  604.684.6239 Web:  http://www.phatdeli.com/ Twitter: @PHAT_Yaletown Advice: Private room in the sports bar is a hockey lovers paradise. Get the Phat-Size sandwich and take home the other half. Any of my visits to New York,…

CAFE BRIXTON

UPDATED 7/30/18 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED   212 East Georgia Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 568-8200 Web: n/a Twitter: n/a Advice: Sit at the communal table or at the window. Slightly secluded as it is off the beaten track of bustling Main Street…

BALILICIOUS

3488 Cambie Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-709-8150 Web:  http://www.baliliciousrestaurant.com/ Twitter: n/a Advice: Order a few dishes to share with friends. Located in the heart of Cambie Village, this South Asian neighbourhood eatery serves a delightful array of Indonesian dishes that are…

PIZZERIA FARINA

915 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-681-9334 Web: www.pizzeriafarina.com Twitter: @pizzeriafarina Advice: Don’t share, you may be tempted to share a pizza with friends but my advice is that it is a perfect size for you. Do share the space at…

DUNDARAVE FISH MARKET

  UPDATED 7/30/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 2423 Marine Drive West Vancouver Tel: 604-922-1155 Web: http://www.dundaravefishmarket.com/restaurant-octo.html Twitter: @fishmongerkim Advice: You will want to sit upstairs for a cozy hideway dining experience or a seat on the outside patio. Part fish market,…

GO FISH BROADWAY

UPDATED 11/21/12 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1521 West Broadway, Vancouver Tel: n/a Web: http://www.gofishvancouver.com/ Twitter: @gofishvancouver Advice: Ask for a side of the dark ponzu sauce and drizzle it on your fries, and coleslaw. They offer takeout all day just not…

TRILUSSA

4363 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-338-6914 Web: www.trilussa.ca Twitter: n/a Advice: If you want to get a mix of two pizzas, I suggest you order a Large and ask them if they can give you half and half. Closed Mondays….

THE OAKWOOD

2741 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: (604) 558-1965 Web: www.theoakwood.ca Twitter: @theOakwoodKits Advice: If you are dining solo then dine at the communal table. I loved the long wooden communal table, the use of the reclaimed wood throughout the restaurant…

CARVER`S STEAKHOUSE

7211 Westminster Hwy, Richmond Tel: 604-207- 7107 Web: www.carversdining.com Twitter: @CarversSteak Advice:  3 course special for $38 or add a wine pairing for $14 extra. Hand grated Bolivian Salt table-side is a nice touch. Off the beaten track, adjoined to a hotel…

TABLEAU

1181 Melville Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-639-8692 Web: http://tableaubarbistro.com/ Twitter: @tableaubistro Advice: Try to get a banquette seat in front of the bar for best people watching or sit outside on the patio. Located inside the Loden Hotel. Starting out the…

DISPLACE HASHERY

3293 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-736-0212 Web: http://www.displacehashery.com/ Twitter: @DisplaceHash Advice: Go with friends and share a few dishes. With surfboards adoring the walls, large tv screens showing cartoons, old movies and the occasional game, you will have lots…

AMERICAN GRILLE

7571 Westminster Highway, Richmond Tel: 604-232-2804 Web: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/yvrsa-vancouver-airport-marriott-hotel/ Twitter: @marriottyvr Advice: Solo dining is popular here and they are very accommodating. Located inside the Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel. It was a must for me to visit since I hadn’t eaten…

CARDERO’S

1583 Coal Harbour Quay, Vancouver Tel: 604.669.7666 Web: http://www.vancouverdine.com/carderos0experience.aspx Twitter: @carderos_van Advice: Make an advance reservation and request a window table or a spot on the patio. Located in Coal Harbour on the water with one of the most spectacular…

THE RED WAGON

2296 East Hastings Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-4565 Web: http://www.redwagoncafe.com/ Twitter: @redwagoncafe Advice: Expect to wait in line awhile during weekend brunch. Brunching is a favourite past time for most, I like to explore different neighbourhoods and one of the best…

CAFÉ FOR THE CONTEMPORARY ART

UPDATED 7/30/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 140 East Esplanade Avenue, North Vancouver Tel: (778) 340-3379 Web: http://www.cafeforcontemporaryart.com/ Twitter: @cafca140 Advice: Check out their website for their events calendar. Anytime I am on the North Shore I stop in for a visit…

REFUEL

UPDATED 11/21/12 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1944 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver Phone: 604-288-7905 ‎ Web: www.refuelrestaurant.com Twitter: refuel_bar Advice: Fried Chicken Fridays are popular and often sell out. Wines are available by the glass, bottle on their own or you can…

BLUE CANOE RESTAURANT

140 – 3866 Bayview Street, Richmond Tel: 604-275-7811 Web: www.bluecanoerestaurant.com Twitter: @bluecanoeresto Advice: has an extensive craft beer list, beer pairings can be added to your meal for an additional cost. Tasters of beers ranged in price by the type…

SLICKITY JIM’S CHAT ‘N CHEW

3475 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-873-6760 Web: http://www.slickityjims.com/ Twitter: @SlickityJims Advice: write your name on the sign at the door for your chance to wait in line until it is your turn to be seated. It is an iconic breakfast…

BIG LOU’S BUTCHER SHOP

UPDATED 6/10/15 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 269 Powell Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-566-9229 Web: www.biglousbutchershop.com Twitter: @biglousbutcher Advice: It’s a butcher shop and a sandwich shop in one. This is an old fashioned butcher shop that is everything but old fashioned, leading…

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