Mapplr’s favorite restaurants in Vancouver

Vancouver is well-known for the variety of ethnic restaurants and the quality of its seafood. In the last decade, immigrants from Asia and young innovative chefs have raised the standard of cooking in the city. There are enough restaurants to choose from, but here are my favorites.

Vij’s Restaurant
1480 11th Avenue West
Vancouver, BC
Canada
+1 604 736 6664
www.vijs.ca
Exquisite Indian food

Bin 941
941 Davie Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada
+1 604 683 1246
www.bin941.com
Funky large tapas

West Restaurant
2881 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada
+1 604 738 8938
www.westrestaurant.com
High-end French cuisine

Kintaro Ramen
788 Denman Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada
+1 604 682 7568
Awesome ramen noodle house

Gyoza King
1508 Robson Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada
+1 604 669 8278
www.jpcanada.com

Guu
838 Thurlow Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada
+1 604 685 8817
www.guu-izakaya.com

Hapa Izakaya
1479 Robson Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada
+1 604 689 4272
www.hapaizakaya.com

Sushi Bar Wabi Sabi
4422 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
Canada
+1 604 222 8188‎

Chambar Restaurant
562 Beatty Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada
+1 604 879 7119
www.chambar.com
Belgian food and beers; great cocktails

Boneta
1 Cordova Street West
Vancouver, BC
Canada
+1 604 684 1844
www.boneta.ca
Phenomenal cocktails; ambiance: young and hip

Steamworks Brewing Co
375 Water Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada
+1 604 689 2739
www.steamworks.com
Great beer, skip the food

Rodney’s Oyster House
405-1228 Hamilton Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada
+1 604 609 0080
www.rodneysoysterhouse.com
Fabulous oysters

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