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Vegetarian restaurants

W2 MEDIA CAFÉ

UPDATED 10/13/13 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 111 West Hastings, Vancouver Tel: 604-689-9896 Web: http://www.creativetechnology.org/ Twitter: @W2MediaCafe Advice: the café is located on the main level off of the Hastings Street entrance to the right. This is where creativity begins, the café…

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…

SAL Y LIMON

Unit #5 – 701 Kingsway, Vancouver Tel: 604-677-4247 Web: n/a Twitter:  @Salylimonvan Advice: order the home-made potato chips over the tortilla chips, visit the complementary salsa bar. No reservations. Finding an authentic restaurant serving delicious Mexican food has often been…

ALWAYS SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

4298 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-876-6110 Web: n/a Twitter: n/a Advice: Alaskan King Crab season happens once a year, generally in March, contact the restaurant in advance for reservations. Go with a group of friends to share dishes. I joined…

HAI PHONG RESTAURANT

1242 Kingsway, Vancouver Tel: 604-872-3828 Web: http://haiphongrestaurant.com/ Twitter: n/a Advice: Take friends and share some traditional dishes. Located in the heart of Little Saigon, is a hidden gem that has been serving neighborhood regulars for over 7 years. I have tried…

GURKHA HIMALYAN KITCHEN

1141 Davie Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-565-7965 Web: http://gurkha.ca/ Twitter: @GURKHAca Advice: Take a friend or two to share and try more dishes. Patio in the rear. I have always had a curiousity about Nepalese cuisine, I was happy to discover…

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

UPDATED 5/1/16 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED  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…

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…

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