Best 24 New Vancouver Restaurants in 2013

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I have dined at a lot of new restaurants that have opened in 2013. These are 24 of the Best NEW Restaurants in Vancouver that newly define how we eat, drink and play.

Note: These are not in any ranking order.



261 Powell St, Vancouver

Latin American dishes, inventive cocktails, great wine list.

Good Wolfe

1043 Mainland Street, Vancouver

Euro meets American bistro, fabulous brunch, house-baked bread, great wine list.

Homer Street Café

888 Homer Street, Vancouver

West Coast comfort food, stylish room, great people watching, exceptional cocktail list.

The Farmers Apprentice

1535 W 6th Avenue, Vancouver

Farm to Table cuisine, creative dishes, and a culinary journey!

Ask for Luigi

305 Alexander Street, Vancouver

The food is beautiful, creative chef, delicious pasta creations.

Five Elements Café

1046 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

Authentic Vietnamese and Thai dishes, best Pho, friendly service.

Burdock & Co

2702 Main Street, Vancouver

Farm to Table cuisine, creative chef, local ingredients. Naturalist wines.

Chicha Restaurant

136 East Broadway, Vancouver

Authentic Peruvian dishes, creative chefs, pushing boundaries.

Don’t Argue Pizzeria

3240 Main Street, Vancouver

The best pizza crust, cool ambiance.

The Fish Counter

3825 Main Street

Sustainable fish and seafood, best fish & chips, prepared food take out.

The Little District

1336 Lonsdale, North Vancouver

Comfort food, cozy and stylish room.

Chewie’s Oysters

1055 West Hastings Street

Creole cooking, full oyster bar, delicious dishes, stylish room.

1789 Restaurant

1789 Comox Street

Best seafood and flavourful meats, stylish room, great ambiance and an extensive cocktail list.

Mamie Taylor’s

251 E. Georgia Street, Vancouver

American style comfort food with a twist, excellent cocktail list.

Kessel + March Restaurant

1701 Powell Street

Euro inspired dishes, local ingredients, stylish room.


833 Denman Street

Best Barbq meats, great flavours.

La Mezcaleria

1622 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

Authentic Mexican dishes, creative cocktail list, hip crowd, great ambiance.

Longtail Kitchen

#116-810 Quayside Drive, New Westminster

Outstanding Thai street food, local ingredients.


3980 Fraser Street, Vancouver

Fine vegetarian and vegan fare, local ingredients, great cocktail list.

Tuc Craft kitchen

60 West Cordova St, Vancouver

Euro bistro, flavourful comfort food, good selection of wines and craft brew!


350 Carrall Street, Vancouver

Creative dishes, chef pushes boundaries, local ingredients.

Tap & Barrel 

1055 Canada Place, Vancouver

Comfort food, extensive list of beer and wine on tap, beautiful patio.

Bistro Wagon Rouge

1869 Powell St., Vancouver

Classic French bistro fare, outstanding food, service and is all around charming.

The Stable House

1520 West 13th Avenue

Delicious food, fine service and a great ambiance.

Curious which restaurants were on last years list, take a look at my Top 30 New restaurants of 2012.

by Richard Wolak

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