I have dined at a lot of new restaurants that have opened in 2011. These are 30 of the Best NEW Restaurants in Vancouver that newly define how we eat, drink and play.
Note: These are not in any ranking order.
332 Water Street, Vancouver
Great Comfort food, music and vibe.
The Bibo Italian Restaurant
1835 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Authentic Neapolitan Italian Pizza and Pasta!
Chewie’s Steam and Oyster Bar
2201 West 1st Avenue
Delicious taste of New Orleans – Creole cooking!
Edible Canada at the Market
1551 Johnston Street, Vancouver
Art on a plate, inventive dishes, best in local.
Boneta (the new one)
12 Water Street, Vancouver
Creative dishes, flavourful, foodie paradise.
990 Smithe Street, Vancouver
International Comfort food at play with Beer.
909 West Cordova Street, Vancouver
Modern fusion Japanese cuisine.
Black + Blue
1032 Alberni Street, Vancouver
Best steak in Vancouver, and table side classics.
Fray on Fraser
3980 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Fabulous Comfort Food with a playful spin.
325 Cambie Street, Vancouver
4 passionate brothers who share a true love for the bean.
Go Fish Broadway
1521 West Broadway, Vancouver
Upscale Fish & Chips, inventive dishes and wonderful flavours.
Rocky Mountain Flatbread
4186 Main Street, Vancouver
Handcrafted flatbread pizzas, local and organic ingredients.
1118 Denman Street, Vancouver
Delicious pasta dishes.
775 Denman Street, Vancouver
Flavourful Thai dishes, a hidden gem.
Nicli Antica Pizzeria
62 East Cordova, Vancouver
Authentic Neapolitan Pizza.
The Flying Pig
1168 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Canadian Bistro, inventive dishes that are full of flavour, you will want to eat every dish.
Nelson and the Seagull
315 Carrall Street, Vancouver
Great cafe to escape, large sharing communal table.
1059 Alberni Street, Vancouver
Chocolaterie patisserie that is divine and stunning, then there are the exquisite desserts and macarons!
915 Main Street, Vancouver
Really good pizza, that is it!
801 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Exquisite dishes, outstanding presentation and creative cocktails.
2741 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Canadian bistro with inventive dishes and great flavours, craft brews on tap with a beautiful communal dining table.
Tableau Bar Bistro
1181 Melville Street, Vancouver
French bistro with delicious food, inventive cocktails and great people watching.
Pink Elephant Thai
1152 Alberni Street, Vancouver
Flavourful Thai dishes, beautiful modern decor.
850 Thurlow Street, Vancouver
Exquisite food and presentation and full of flavour.
Big Lou’s Butcher Shop
269 Powell Street, Vancouver
Great tasting sandwiches with flavour in an old fashioned butcher shop.
Meat & Bread
370 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Love the communal table and the room as well as the great sandwiches!
Bob Lkes Thai Food
3755 Main Street, Vancouver
Authentic Thai, and it was very tasty, wonderful flavours and wonderful service.
656 West Broadway, Vancouver
Northern Italian food, gracious and inviting.
350 Davie Street, Vancouver
Italian food with a creative twist, pop-up restaurant.
Stackhouse Burger Bar
1224 Granville Street, Vancouver
Delicious burgers in a stylish room.
by Richard Wolak