Tag: Solo Diners

For people who are dining alone

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…

PIZZERIA FARINA

UPDATED – BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 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….

THE JUICE TRUCK

Abbott and Water Street (on the corner), Vancouver Tel: 604-719-8861 Web: http://www.thejuicetruck.ca Twitter: @juicetruck Advice: Follow them on twitter for daily open hours and location. Bright and pink, this food truck is taking healthy to another level with their inventive…

TACOFINO

Mobile around Vancouver Tel:     778-870-6436 Web: http://www.tacofino.com Twitter: @TacoFinoCantina Advice: Follow them on twitter for daily open hours and location. Who wants Tacos ? These days finding a taco at a food cart is seeming-less, there are tacos and…

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…

TRILUSSA

4363 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-338-6914 Web: www.trilussa.ca Twitter: n/a Advice: If you want to get a mix of two pizzas, I suggest you order a Large and ask them if they can give you half and half. Closed Mondays….

ROCANINI

#115- 3900 Moncton Street, Richmond Tel: 604-284-5126 Web: http://www.rocanini.com/ Twitter: @rocanini Advice: Have a seat at the large Communal Table. This is one of those cafes that I would frequent if I lived nearby, it would probably become my office…

CARVER`S STEAKHOUSE

7211 Westminster Hwy, Richmond Tel: 604-207- 7107 Web: www.carversdining.com Twitter: @CarversSteak Advice:  3 course special for $38 or add a wine pairing for $14 extra. Hand grated Bolivian Salt table-side is a nice touch. Off the beaten track, adjoined to a hotel…

VIET SUB

520 Robson Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-569-3340 Web: n/a Twitter: n/a Advice: Counter service, limited seating, complimentary hoisin, sweet chilli and other sauces. This Vietnamese hot spot often has a long line out the door of this tiny popular restaurant, I…

SLICKITY JIM’S CHAT ‘N CHEW

UPDATED – BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 3475 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-873-6760 Web: http://www.slickityjims.com/ Twitter: @SlickityJims Advice: write your name on the sign at the door for your chance to wait in line until it is your turn to be seated….

HUBBUB SANDWICHES

859 Hornby Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-3398 Web: http://www.hubbubsandwiches.com/ Twitter: @_hubbub Advice: Pick your protein then have it as a sandwich or a salad – you choose when ordering. I was curious as to what the all the hubbub was about,…

CHOPPED LEAF

488 Robson Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-609-2467 Web: www.choppedleaf.ca Twitter: @choppedleaf Advice: Better value if you have the Chopped Water to stay. Starter size salad is good for one person, the full salad is good for 2 to share or for…

G-MEN RAMEN NOODLE HOUSE

3778 Sexmith Road, Richmond Tel: 778-296-3779 Web: http://www.gmenramen.com/ Advice: Don’t go with a large group, best to dine solo or with one other to ensure you get seated in a reasonable amount of time. Closed Wednesdays. One of the more…

PECKINPAH

UPDATED – BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 2 Water Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-681-5411 Web: http://www.peckinpahbbq.com Twitter: @peckinpahbbq Advice: Open daily, no reservations, Take out window. I have always loved barbq, with many visits to Arizona and Texas over the years and enjoying…

ARTURO’S MEXICO TO GO TRUCK

Between Canada Place and the SeaBus terminal on West Cordova Street, Vancouver Tel: n/a Web: www.arturos2go.com Twitter: n/a Advice: Monday to Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Located between Waterfront Station and Canada Place, this large silver mobile truck which…

THE DIRTY APRON DELI

540 Beatty Street, Vancouver Tel: 604 879 8588 Web: http://www.dirtyapron.com/del Twitter: @Dirty_Apron Advice: Open daily 10am – 8pm. Beginning as a cooking school, and then a market and now a deli, The Dirty Apron has come full circle. I visited…

BUMP ‘N GRIND

916 Commercial Drive, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-3362 Web:  http://bumpngrindcafe.com/bump_n_grind/Bump_N_Grind_Cafe.html Twitter: @bumpngrindcafe Advice: have a seat at one of the large communal tables and mingle if you like or listen in on those great conversations. This is one of those cafes that…

FAUBOURG PARIS

2156 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-266 2156 Web:  http://www.faubourg.com/ Twitter: @FaubourgBakery Advice: The restaurant is located behind the café. This Parisian caffe is the perfect addition to the Kerrisdale neighbourhood, I have been by a few times already and have…

BOB LIKES THAI FOOD

3755 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-8538 Web: http://www.boblikesthaifood.com Twitter: @boblikethaifood Advice: no liquor license (one day soon). Cash only. I had been very curious, as the name of the restaurant was so different, I was curious to meet Bob as…

ROAMING DRAGON

West Georgia Street (between Thurlow and Burrard), Vancouver Tel: 604-639-3335 Web: http://www.roamingdragon.com/ Twitter: @DragonTruck Advice: Hours vary daily, follow their twitter updates for hours. I had heard about this mobile truck/street cart for quite some time and visited last week…

ROCKY MOUNTAIN FLATBREAD CO

UPDATED – BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1876 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-730-0321 Web: http://www.rockymountainflatbread.ca Twitter: @flatbreadco Advice: Sundays & Mondays go with your kids. This has been a favourite of mine for organic pizza in the city since they opened….

RED CARD

900 Seymour Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-689-4460 Web: www.redcardsportsbar.ca Twitter: @RedCard_ Advice: all their food is available for takeout. I’ve been in a couple of times recently and have tried the Caprese salad, Bruschetta, and several of the pizzas including the…

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