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Food and restaurants in Downtown Vancouver, Vancouver

Top restaurants

Place to shop
“Robson Street is Vancouver's outdoor shopping mall. It is located within walking distance to Pacific Center Mall and features many stores that are not located within the mall like Victoria's Secret and LuLuLemon North America Flagship stores”
  • 320 locals recommend
Belgian Restaurant
“Chambar is Vancouver's top destination for modern casual dining. They offer fresh, local ingredients, Belgian-inspired cuisine, and a chic yet inviting atmosphere.”
  • 198 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Be prepared to wait in line BUT it is worth it, famous for brunch and their liege waffles and lavender lattes. ”
  • 138 locals recommend
Taco Place
“Started out as a food truck in Tofino, it was so popular they're opening restaurants in Vancouver. Great tacos!”
  • 107 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
“($$-$$$) Is in China town and offers modern Chinese share style dishes o 163 Keefer Street ”
  • 144 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“If you enjoy a good variety of beer! This is the place for you. Local Beer is a must in Vancouver!”
  • 136 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Best happy hour in town - daily from 4-6PM. Very busy in summer. Try to get there 15 mins before 4PM...”
  • 81 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“Sushi & sustainable seafood are served in a sophisticated setting with a patio & water views.”
  • 87 locals recommend

Cafes

Breakfast Spot
“Be prepared to wait in line BUT it is worth it, famous for brunch and their liege waffles and lavender lattes. ”
  • 138 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Who doesn't love Coffee with a show? Get an experience and watch your coffee being brewed fresh before your eyes while you explore Historic Gastown!”
  • 97 locals recommend
Café
“Hided in the peaceful west end, a cute coffee shop you have to go! Just grab a coffee and stroll down to the seawall, to complete your full Vancouver experience.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
“Make sure you instagram the little dessert you just ordered! This cafe is always busy due to their tasty treats that are beautifully prepared.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
“This place won the world gelato competition! The place is tiny and the lineups are really long.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“A local coffee roaster and our go-to for a quick cup of coffee in the mornings. Their cinnamon buns are one of our favourites! ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bakery
“The views from here are amazing! Great pastries and sandwiches for breakfast, lunch or afternoon stop. It can get busy! But if you like to work from cafe's, this is a great spot!”
  • 49 locals recommend
Bakery
“24 hour bakery very close by, in case you arrive or depart early or late it’s on the way and close. ”
  • 35 locals recommend

Bakeries

Dessert Shop
“Make sure you instagram the little dessert you just ordered! This cafe is always busy due to their tasty treats that are beautifully prepared.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“This is a relatively low priced grocery store compared to the rest of downtown. It's open until 3 am everyday (I know, the convenience of living downtown right?). I get basically all of my groceries here, one stop shop for everything. They have one of the biggest selections downtown and also have health items for those on specific diets! :)”
  • 41 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Timing is key when you go here. You can be on the wait-list for an hour or you can walk right on in for their weekend brunch service. Personal French press coffees here, homemade Hollandaise sauce with their eggs Benny, and bigger portions.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Bakery
“The views from here are amazing! Great pastries and sandwiches for breakfast, lunch or afternoon stop. It can get busy! But if you like to work from cafe's, this is a great spot!”
  • 49 locals recommend
Bakery
“24 hour bakery very close by, in case you arrive or depart early or late it’s on the way and close. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Bakery
“Everything about this place is amazing. Good coffee, pastries, and sandwiches. Always busy because it is so good!”
  • 36 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Great spot for breakfast. A true locals spot. Walking to this spot will take you through a bit of a rough neighbourhood but we swear it makes the avocado toast and coffee taste better:) Off the beaten path and one of our go to places. Freshly baked bread makes this diner smell amazing and helps you “recover” after a night in the city. Share the avocado toast and get a coffee and watch the city life go by. Free wifi”
  • 38 locals recommend
Bakery
“This is my favorite coffee shop; it has the most delicious pastries and about a 5 minute walk. o 159 West Hastings St.”
  • 41 locals recommend