Tag: Vegetarian

Vegetarian restaurants

THE UNION BAR

219 Union Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-3230 Web:  http://theunionbar.ca/ Twitter: @TheUnionBar Advice: No reservations. In this stylish room, this is a South East Asian eatery with a very hip look and feel. Located at the entrance of Chinatown, you will find…

PIZZA BARBARELLA

654 East Broadway, Vancouver Tel: 604-210-6111 Web: http://www.pizzeriabarbarella.com/ Twitter: @PizzaBarbarella Advice: Bring a flashlight to read the menu. Sit at the communal table if dining solo. Since I have been a long time pizza lover, I am quite particular about…

ROMANA PIZZA

4660 Hastings Street, Burnaby Tel: 604-298-7252 Web: http://www.romanarestaurant.com Twitter: @romanapizza Advice: Take a long a friend or two and share a variety of dishes. For over 38 years the family has been cooking fine Greek cuisine at this locale, known…

THE ZA HOUSE

UPDATED 10/13/13 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 2857 West Broadway, Vancouver Tel: 604-733-6611 Web: http://www.thezahouse.com/ Twitter: @TheZaHouse Advice: If they don’t have a slice of the pizza you want, ask and they will make a whole pizza pie so you can have…

New Dishes Tasting at Fray

I revisited the Fray recently for dinner along with my friend Alvin to try some of their new dishes. Started off with the Rosemary Chips ($5.50) Super Food Salad ($11.95) BC Beet Salad ($9.95) Mountainview Burger ($10.95) Fraser Street Porker ($9.95)…

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…

ANATOLI SOUVLAKI

5 Lonsdale, North Vancouver Tel: 604-985-9853 Web: http://www.anatolisouvlaki.com Twitter: @AnatoliSouvlaki Advice: Take a long a friend or two and share a variety of dishes. I decided to create a couple of Greek Nights for my own personal indulgence recently and…

WEST

2881 Granville Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-738-8938 Web: http://www.westrestaurant.com/ Twitter: @westrestaurant Advice: Be adventurous, try some of the Elements dishes or have the multi-course tasting menu. Since Chef Quang Dang is on my top chefs to watch in 2012, I just…

THE MAC SHACK

UPDATED 7/30/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 5395 West Boulevard, Vancouver Tel: 604-267-4225 Web: www.themacshack.ca Twitter: @the_mac_shack Advice: If you are going with a friend and having any of the Mac & Cheese dishes then share a medium size or get 2…

NOTTURNO PANINOTECA

280 Carrall Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-720-3145 Web: http://www.facebook.com/NotturnoPaninoteca Twitter: @NotturnoGastown Advice: The locale could easily be missed, go and find it. I felt like I was back in Italy having lunch at the home of a friend who was serving up…

ALVIN GARDEN

4850 Imperial Street, Burnaby, BC Tel: (604) 437-0828 Web: n/a Twitter: n/a Advice: Make sure you tell your server what spice level you want. Dishes are made for sharing. Happy to have discovered this popular spot specializing in Hunan style…

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…

PAJO’S AT THE WHARF

12351 3 Ave, Richmond, BC Tel: 604-272-1588 Web: http://www.pajos.com/ Twitter: @Pajos_fishchips Advice: Seating outside on the patio and upper deck. This is a popular hangout for residents and tourists alike when visiting the historic fishing village of Steveston. The mainstay here…

THE PORCH RESTAURANT

6179 248 Street, Langley, BC Tel: (604) 856-5757 Web: http://www.krauseberryfarms.com/ Twitter: @KrauseBerryFarm Advice: located at Krause Berry Farm, check website for hours. Place your order at the counter. As part of my Field Trip to Krause Daily Farms, my friend Nikki…

PHNOM PENH

244 E Georgia Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 682-5777 Web: n/a Twitter: n/a Advice: The line-up is worth the long wait, take along a book to read while you wait. I am probably the last person in the city to dine…

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…

ROCKY MOUNTAIN FLATBREAD

4186 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-566-9779 Web:  www.rockymountainflatbread.ca Twitter: @flatbreadco Advice: Snag a spot on the patio on a sunny day, don’t be afraid to bring the kids as the environmentally kids friendly area will be popular. I have been…

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…

PINK ELEPHANT THAI

1152 Alberni Street, Vancouver Tel: 604.646.8899 Web: http://www.pinkelephantthai.com/ Twitter: @pinkethai Advice: Go with friends and share the dishes. Loved the pink theme of the bright and spacious room with high ceilings and decorative light fixtures. Specializing in Thai street food…

PRONTO

3473 Cambie St, Vancouver Tel: 604-722-9331 Web: www.prontocaffe.ca Twitter: n/a Advice: Don’t be afraid to ask for a taster of the Porchetta before ordering. Specializing in Porchetta this Italian style eatery’s space was designed with a retro feel by Scott…

RAINCITY GRILL

1193 Denman Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-685-7337 Web: http://www.raincitygrill.com Twitter: @RaincityGrill Advice: Check out their Monday Market Dinners or one of their Tasting menus. Dishing up local ingredients since opening almost 20 years ago, dining here has always been about the…

LOBBY RESTAURANT

138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver Tel: 604-986-7437 Web: http://pinnaclepierhotel.com/the_lobby.html Twitter: @PinnaclePier Advice: Located inside the Pinnacle Pier Hotel. Overlooking Burrard inlet and the downtown Vancouver skyline, my friend Meena joined me for dinner and we were delighted with the…

NUBA CAFE TASTING

Recently I attended a tasting at Nuba Café to try some of their new menu creations as they launched their new dinner menu. I had dined at Nuba Café previously. Nuba Cafe has expanded its service and is now offering…

PAUL STIRFRY

  UPDATED 3/4/12 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 550 Nelson Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 566-9949 Web: http://www.PaulStirfry.com Twitter: @paulstirfry Advice: Build Your Own is a great feature, choose a protein to any of the featured dishes and choose a starch. No reservations,…

MASALA CHAI

UPDATED 3/4/12 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1102 West Broadway, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-9001 Web: www.masalachai.ca Twitter: n/a Advice: Order one of the curry specials. Most of the food is soy free. I was happy to visit Chef Roy Abhishek’s recently opened Indian snack…

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