If you are downtown Vancouver and either in a hurry to get to the next Olympic related event or can’t find a seat in your want to go to restaurant! Here are some places that you are sure to get a good healthy meal to go within minutes:
1) Nuba – Lebanese/Middle Eastern – organic wraps, falafel and more. Two locations to serve, drop by and order on site or call them and pick up your order in minutes.
Yaletown – 1206 Seymour Street, call: 778-371-3266 and Downtown – 207-B West Hastings Street, call 604-688-1655.
2) La Taqueria – Tacos and more Tacos – authentic meat and vegetarian options, try my favourites Chicken Mole and Corn Crema – order on site and they will be ready in minutes (cash only).
Downtown – 322 West Hastings Street
3) Goldies Rustic Pizza– Pizza – slices of pizza. stellar line-up of several kinds of pizzas line the counter top by the take away window.
Downtown — 605 West Pender Street.
4) Café Crepe – Parisian crepes and sandwiches – Sweet and Savoury crepes along with sandwiches and pizzas. A few locations downtown for you to order and takeaway in minutes.
Robson – 1032 Robson Street and Downtown – 874 Granville Street
5) Café Medina – Waffles and Coffee — mouth-watering waffles and connoisseur-savvy coffees will be available at the café’s new take-out window.
556 Beatty Street
6) Kolachy Shop – Polish pastry-type dessert made of a sweet yeast dough, that is traditionally filled with fruit preserves, nuts or cottage cheese.
888 Beatty Street
7) Beard Papa – Cream Puffs – not just any cream puffs –fresh and natural – to go in a minute. Try the chocolate dipped cream puff.
2 locations downtown
English Bay – Unit 104 – 1184 Denman Street
Robson – Robson & Richards
8) Hyrise – best Salad Bar in the area – loads of variety of both vegetables and fruit. There are still a few treat items to add to your salad, but for the most part it is just super fresh and reasonably priced.
Yaletown – 1155 Pacific Boulevard
9) Jugo Juice – fresh squeezed juices and smoothies to go in minutes.
Multiple locations around downtown including Yaletown & Vancouver Centre Canada-Line stations
10) Salsa & Agave – Burrito’s and more – Call ahead and order for pick-up and give ‘em about 10 minutes or drop by and order in person to go.
Yaletown — 1223 Pacific Boulevard – call them at 604-408-4228
Compiled by: Richard Wolak