The ideal location of Vancouver on a major seaport along the Pacific coast, along with a temperate climate, provides food lovers easy access to fresh ingredients from local sources. Unsurprisingly, the food scene here is varied and excellent. We will explain a list of some of the best places to eat in this Canadian city.
Chambar is a Belgian-style restaurant, fine dining, free from scandalous parking for many fine restaurants. is housed in a historic building dating back to the late nineteenth / early twentieth century, and it boasts a mixture of pine trees and red plum, which makes it a relaxing dining experience. Chambar is a leader in sustainability and hopes to become the first carbon neutral restaurant in Vancouver.
l’abatoire is housed in a 19th-century building, built on the site of Vancouver first prison. The renovated brick and beam construction combines unique works of mosaic tiles and natural wood with exposed bricks from the original architecture. The resulting atmosphere is informal but elegant, which creates the perfect space to enjoy an unforgettable meal.
Set in a warehouse transformation building, the Blue Water Cafe elegantly designed dining room combines rustic elements with warm lighting and classic simple furnishings. The raw restaurant bar is truly unique, and serves Japanese-inspired seafood, with fresh flavours and elegant screens.
The food in Bao Bei in Chinatown takes influences from Taiwan, Shanghai and Sichuan. The resulting menu features small sharing boards filled with traditional flavours, along with the modern orientation of Chinese cuisine. The cosy dining space is refined and comfortable.
Hawksworth Restaurant offers impeccable cuisine against a contemporary background. Each room is given a different theme, although all rooms are united by the harmonious classic design of the space. Meanwhile, Canadian cuisine takes advantage of high-quality local ingredients, blending culinary expertise with the diverse heritage of Canadian heritage.
Cioppino’s is one of the best Mediterranean restaurants across Canada. Perhaps the most famous restaurant for light but fancy pasta dishes. It is noteworthy that « Pino », which is referred to as « Cuchina Natural », uses only the freshest ingredients, and prepares them in ways that allow their strong natural flavours to appear without adding animal fats and other heavy ingredients.
Le Crocodile was awarded Best French Restaurant in Where Magazine, The Four Diamond Award, and Top Fine French Restaurant in Vancouver Magazine, among others. Chef and owner Michel Jacob from Strasbourg brought his dreams of becoming a chef in Vancouver and opened a restaurant named Au Crocodile, his favourite facility in his hometown of France.
Jacob’s goal was to match the level of distinction he had found in Au Crocodile, which he had achieved with a level of honor of consistency over the past thirty years. This elegant and modest restaurant hosts some of the biggest names in Hollywood, and is still relatively affordable compared to other restaurants of similar caliber.
The Acorn is a vegetarian restaurant that offers an extra variety of gluten-free vegetarian meals. Focusing on fresh local ingredients means the menus are seasonal. The decor of the restaurant reflects the modern and elegant character of the dishes served.
Vij Indian cuisine combines ingredients and technology from various regions of the country in one dish. Although it maintains the traditional devotion to Indian flavors, Vijs cuisine tends towards contemporary through the importance placed on the aesthetics of the show. The list is seasonal to show the best ingredients of local quality.