B.C. (inc. Vancouver)

Find the best restaurants, bars, coffee shops, ice cream, and more in British Columbia (including Vancouver). We also have tags for many of the individual cities in the region, which you can browse here.

A Bite-Size Stop in Vancouver, BC

Planning a stop in Vancouver, BC? Here’s where to eat, drink, and stay, and what to see and do. Vancouver is one of those rare cities where you can visit the mountains, the beach, and the urban core...

Absolutely gorgeous Wild BC Saltspring Island Mussels from Diana's ($13.99 a kilo)

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 3 months ago

With prime oyster season beginning around this time of the year. Yesterday, I drove to Diana's Seafood in Scarborough to grab me a few of those yummy aphrodisiac! Whilst there, I noticed their s...

When the Wall Falls?

by kaleokahu 6 months ago

USA citizen but BC fan here (equidistant from Van and Seattle). I'm REALLY looking forward to coming north as soon as the border reopens for vaxed travellers. So, I'm interested in recommendati...

Who Wants Trader Joes Stuff?

by JayDK 6 months ago

Coming to Vancouver mid August from Seattle. If you'd like some stuff from TJs let me know.


by JayDK 5 months ago

Who's got the best paan in Vancouver and the surrounding areas?

Anywhere to get shish Barak, josh para, or manti

by ilnazn 1 year ago

I’m looking for somewhere in Vancouver that sells shish Batak/ manti, a type of dumpling similar to tortellini popular in the Middle East and Central Asia. Is there anywhere that sells it pre made ...

Old Vancouver BC Restaurants

by disteve 10 months ago

Hey There. For all the Vancouverites...Does anyone remember a great restaurant for pizza on SE Marine Drive called Fraser Valley Pizza? Or the old paddlewheeler burger joint near there? The Paddlew...

Good Tacos Vancouver (downtown)

by CheapAppetite 12 years ago

Here's the summary: Last week I had a chance to compare tacos from two mexican restaurants. Don Guacamoles and La Taqueria (just newly open at 322 W. Hastings St). They both are good. But I persona...

Sea urchin fresh from the uni factory

by jcolvin 10 years ago

If you're like me then sea urchin is one of the Best Things. Creamy goodness from the sea with a certain durian/chocolate-like psychotropic element on top causing addictive tendencies. Hard to find...

Mail order gifts and gift boxes in Canada

by prima 1 year ago

I'm thinking of sending gifts to some friends who live out-of-province. Which sites or businesses have you used? I have sent a Jaswant's Kitchen spice basket. https://www.jaswantskitchen.co...

Can't remember the name of an old deli on Granville street

by dans404 1 year ago

Does anyone remember a deli on Granville street close to the Vogue theatre. It might have been call Reubens?

Shio Koji - where to buy?

by roho1 1 year ago

Hi all, has anyone seen Shio Koji in stores in Vancouver (ideally Fairview/Kitsilano area but willing to drive out further if needed)? I’ve checked out a few T&T locations but no luck.

ISO Stainless Steel Balti dishes around Vancouver

by berga_mot 1 year ago

Has anyone seen these stainless steel shallow bowls w/ handles? i have found the larger serving size on S Main, but i'm looking for the individual, 5" (ish) in diameter. thanks very much for any le...

Sourcing Gianni Calogiuri Fig Vincotto Vinegar in Vancouver or Vancouver Island

by genome 1 year ago

Moved from Ontario and am running out of this brand of fig vincotto. Know any BC sources? If not, who is Canadian distributor?

Buckwheat free Whistler

by SeleSB 1 year ago

Severely allergic to buckwheat, which is usually an ingredient in Gluten-Free baked goods. Are there any “Gluten Free, Free” bakeries in Whistler? I’m looking for classic pastries (a simple croissa...

Looking for the name of a long-closed restaurant in Vancouver

by lanneq 7 years ago

In 1980 I lived at Point Grey - 4th and Collingwood - in Vancouver, and there was a wonderful little French restaurant across the street (near the SW corner) we used to go to about once a week. I ...

I Miss Van

by kaleokahu 1 year ago

Just a shout out from a NW WA fan of Van. I'm hurtin' with longing for my favorite places, and despair they they may not not outlast the virus. I am poorer for being away. Someone order a takeou...

Dim Sum Happy Hours in Vancouver

by nevrenuf 1 year ago

Hi, I did a quick search but couldn't find much. Does anyone know where I can look or have info on dim sum happy hours around Vancouver? Here's something I did find though....

Dim Sum--take out or at home?

by J and V 2 years ago

Just wondering if anyone can suggest which dim sum places anywhere west of Victoria Drive might be open for take out? Western Lake is closed and Golden Ocean on 41 has limited stock. I want to su...

Looking for westernized Chinese take out in Vancouver

by ilnazn 1 year ago

Hello, I haven’t been able to find good westernized takeout. In Ottawa I would get food from chips and dairy and ruby inn. Here I like the food court fast food “Chinese” (yes I understand it’s not ...

My Tan W Broadway Vancouver

by gjksteph 8 years ago

There was a little dive on W Broadway in the late 70's, I believe called My Tan, unlicensed - hot tea in glasses, but an amazing platefull of food for cheap. We used to order the combination plate...