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...

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

by lanneq 6 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 3 months 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 26 days 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....

Anywhere to get shish Barak, josh para, or manti

by ilnazn 2 months 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 ...

Dim Sum--take out or at home?

by J and V 4 months 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 2 months 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 6 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...

Bagels in Vancouver

by Aspen20 11 years ago

Someone was looking for good bagels in Vancouver. Here's my recs: 1) Solly's This is my favourite bagel shop in Vancouver because not only are their bagels good, but they also make decent sandw...

Looking for input from industry pros

by chefpi 4 months ago

Hi Fellow industry experts, hope you are all keeping your head above water and surviving this business turn down. I am looking for opinions for you experts. I had taken over a restaurant locatio...

Sugar free coffee syrups (Vancouver BC?)

by katkoehler 5 months ago

I used to buy sugar free syrups from Starbucks but they now only sell their sugar free vanilla syrup so I am looking for another kind. I am wanting to get some sugar free peppermint syrup and I wa...

Best Bouillon Powder

by Georgia Strait 6 months ago

While some may cringe at thought of powder bouillon - I have an old grandma type recipe for which I specifically need the loose powder (not paste, not cube, not liquid) Which BRAND - dare I ask ...

English Bay and Gastown Recommendations?

by kaleokahu 7 months ago

My wife and I are staying in Van for two nights. Our hotel is on English Bay. On a prior trip we discovered Red Umbrella, so I think we're fixed for breakfasts. That leaves 2 dinners and lunche...

Sushi on New Year's?

by tulumfoodie 8 months ago

Was just thinking about ordering sushi but wondering if it would be fresh enough on a holiday? I know it sounds crazy but I also know they wouldn't have fresh fish delivered today!

Vancouver - Downtown Italian restaurant reccs, please

by Harters 8 months ago

We have a couple of nights in the city prior to a cruise. One of us is celebrating a birthday and would like Italian food that evening. We're staying at the Sandman City Centre and, looking at rest...

Ready-made pie pastry dough - where ?

by LotusRapper 6 years ago

I don't want to buy supermarket frozen ones. Does Whole Foods, Urban Fare or other "better" bakeries sell foolproof ones on daily basis (ie: not frozen, or maybe recently frozen) ? I'M NOT A B...

Help! Where can I find tofu pockets?

by meghany 10 months ago

Since y'all have been so helpful with finding other obscure ingredients... anyone know where I can find tofu pockets? The kind included in inari sushi? I want to copy the westcoast pockets from Cac...

Chicken Haddies Spotted Locally!

Sam Salmon
by Sam Salmon 3 years ago

That quirkiest and rarest of Canadian ingredients has been spotted on 12th Ave in New Westminster. https://www.caribbeanmarket.ca/ Not cheap the Best never is but if you know what this is you...


by meghany 11 months ago

Anyone know where I can get canned hominy in Vancouver (or surrounding)? I've only ever seen it in the States and really don't want to have to drive down just for that... please and thanks!

Vancouver with kids: Stanley Park ideas? Boat sushi? Cart dim sum?

by stak 11 months ago

I grew up in Richmond but haven't been back to Vancouver area much in the past 15 years or so. Coming back with my 5 and 7 year old for a very quick visit and trying to think of delicious and kid-f...