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Things to do in North Vancouver

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Market
“From Waterfront station (in terminal station in downtown Vancouver), take the seabus to Lonsdale Quay Market. The market is small, but it's a nice ride, and best of all, you will be able to see the whole Vancouver city from other side of the ocean. In summer, every Friday, there's night market with food and music. ”
  • 131 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“Seabus goes from North Vancouver to Downtown Vancouver across the Burrard Inlet”
  • 75 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Head down to the shipyards and explore North Vancouver's waterfront. Tap & Barrel has a huge outdoor patio and pub food. Parking is free evenings and weekends in the ICBC parkade on Rogers Avenue, or there is a parkade at Lonsdale Quay. Free live music and food trucks on Friday nights at the shipyards.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Market
“If you are around on Friday nights and Saturday nights, it’s such a fun place to be Live music, food trucks, and shopping ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Best Seafood Restaurant in North Vancouver. Not too pricey. Make sure to book before you go”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Happy Hour 3-6 Daily with 1/2 appetizers a local favourite!! Muscle lovers will enjoy 2 choices.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“From Walmart, Dollarama to grocery stores, Tim Hortons, Starbucks, food court to fitness center. 10 minutes by bus 239.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“North Van has some great sushi spots, but we always come back to Sushi Bella”
  • 23 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Heart large portions & yummy food!! Well priced meals and Burgoo’s Vino is excellent!!”
  • 21 locals recommend
Dentist's Office
“This little village has everything you need from supermarkets to the library.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Browns is an upscale sports bar / restaurant. There are three in North Vancouver: Lynn Valley, Upper Lonsdale & Lower Lonsdale. Great for a drink and a burger, bar style food, and good salads. It gets quite busy at night, especially on the weekends, so reservations are recommended. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“They do an amazing "brunch" but go either early or late. i.e. 1-2pm as there are usually long waits. Also, tapas for dinner, after 5pm. Only Wed- Sunday”
  • 26 locals recommend
Cinema
“Currently the only operating movie theatre on the north shore (North and West Vancouver)! Retro decore, current movies. Clean and comfortable seating. $$ out of $$$$$”
  • 14 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“London Drugs is great for picking up anything from makeup to coffee to allergy meds!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Pub
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“Live weekend bands with dancing; Karaoke nights; Bar, Pool Tables - Casual atmosphere with dining menu”
  • 15 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Gastropub
“Head down to the shipyards and explore North Vancouver's waterfront. Tap & Barrel has a huge outdoor patio and pub food. Parking is free evenings and weekends in the ICBC parkade on Rogers Avenue, or there is a parkade at Lonsdale Quay. Free live music and food trucks on Friday nights at the shipyards.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Best Seafood Restaurant in North Vancouver. Not too pricey. Make sure to book before you go”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Happy Hour 3-6 Daily with 1/2 appetizers a local favourite!! Muscle lovers will enjoy 2 choices.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“North Van has some great sushi spots, but we always come back to Sushi Bella”
  • 23 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Heart large portions & yummy food!! Well priced meals and Burgoo’s Vino is excellent!!”
  • 21 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Browns is an upscale sports bar / restaurant. There are three in North Vancouver: Lynn Valley, Upper Lonsdale & Lower Lonsdale. Great for a drink and a burger, bar style food, and good salads. It gets quite busy at night, especially on the weekends, so reservations are recommended. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“They do an amazing "brunch" but go either early or late. i.e. 1-2pm as there are usually long waits. Also, tapas for dinner, after 5pm. Only Wed- Sunday”
  • 26 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best Indian is a quaint setting and reasonably priced. Try the Tikka Marsala!”
  • 20 locals recommend

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