Tag: Solo Diners

For people who are dining alone

GIOVANE CAFÉ

1038 Canada Place, Vancouver Tel: 604-695-5501 Web: www.giovanecafe.com Twitter: @GiovaneCafe Advice: Wifi is available, ask for the code. I found my new favourite café last week and have already visited a couple of times and expect that I will be…

BERT’S RESTAURANT

  UPDATED 3/4/12 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 2904 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-876-1236 Web: http://bertsrestaurant.com/ Advice: Sit anywhere you feel like sitting. This is one of those long time places that has become an institution in the city, since 1948, Bert’s…

ALIBI ROOM

157 Alexander Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-623-3383 Web: www.alibi.ca Advice: Go for the beer and try something that you wouldn’t find anywhere else. This vibrant room is always filled with what seems to be patrons who are well educated on the…

KINGYO

871 Denman Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-608-1677 Web: http://www.kingyo-izakaya.com/ Advice: The specials often sell out early, they are popular. One of the best places in the city for Izakaya, the menu features a great selection of appetizers Japanese tapas along with…

SCIUE ITALIAN BAKERY CAFFE

126 Davie Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-689-7263 Web: http://www.sciue.ca/ Advice: You can order halves of the sandwiches if you ask. This Italian style café is always buzzing with activity, the presentation of the foods, beverages and desserts is everything and here…

MODERNE BURGER

2507 W Broadway, Vancouver Tel: 604-739-0005 Web: http://www.moderneburger.com/ Advice: add extra fixins as you so desire, several choices on the menu. I am so happy that I made a visit to this long time burger emporium in Kitsilano after friends…

EARLS YALETOWN

1095 Mainland Street, Vancouver Tel 604-688-4990 Web: http://www.earls.ca Advice: Get ready to have a great time. Of all their locations around I especially like their Yaletown location for their seating, décor and lounge like vibe. It is a great location…

DHARMA KITCHEN

3667 W. Broadway, Vancouver Tel: 604-738-3899 Advice: no alcohol is served here. Their slogan is “The Food of Mindlfulness” and the Wikipedia defines this as calm awareness of one’s body functions, feelings, content of consciousness. This is a colourful place…

FINCH’S TEA & COFFEE HOUSE

353 West Pender, Vancouver Tel: 604-899-4040 Web: http://www.finchteahouse.com/ Advice: Expect to line-up for a table at noontime as they do not take reservations. Lunchtime at Finch’s is a time to sit down and take some time out of your day…

TRATTORIA ITALIAN KITCHEN

1850 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-732-1441 Web: http://www.trattoriakitchen.ca/ Advice: The room is noisy all the time, waits can be awhile at peak times, the wait is worth it. This is one of my favourite restaurants, centrally located in Kitsilano….

MAENAM

1938 W 4th Ave, Vancouver Tel: 604-730-5579 Web: http://www.maenam.ca/ Twitter: @maenam Advice: tell the server what level of spice you would like when placing your order, dishes are spicy here. All my friends were suggesting that I try Maenam, so…

GO FISH

1505 W. First Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-730-5040 Advice: They don’t take reservations. Open rain or shine, call for hours. Line-ups can be long on sunny days. I am a regular at this outside, take out seafood shack at Fisherman’s Wharf,…

SALT TASTING ROOM

45 Blood Alley,  Vancouver Tel: 604-633 – 1912 Web: www.salttastingroom.com Twitter: @SaltTastingRoom Advice: Look up Google maps to find the location. Living in Vancouver all my life, I thought that I knew where everything was until I tried to locate…

ACACIA FILLO BAR

1103 Denman Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-633-3884 Advice: They don’t take reservations Located nearby English Bay, Vera and Ziggy serve up their Bulgarian specialties. One of the house favorites is the ‘Spinach & Feta Banitza’ which can be described as a…

CAFE MEDINA

UPDATED 8/11/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED (relocated to Richards Street) 556 Beatty Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-879-3114 Webs: http://www.medinacafe.com Twitter: @CafeMedina Advice: They don’t take reservations and they don’t have wireless This is a café kind of restaurant that serves awesome sandwiches….

LES FAUX BOURGUOIS

663 15th Ave, Vancouver Tel: 604.873.9733 Web: http://www.lesfauxbourgeois.com       Advice: Make an advance reservation The first time I went to Les Faux I didn’t have a reservation, I called first and was told that I could drop by…

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