New restaurants in Vancouver? These are our three favorite words.
We’ve pulled together a list of all the new restaurants in Vancouver you should consider trying this month.
There’s always plenty to do in and around our city, and these new restaurants are making our lists of things to eat longer than ever.
Here are 31 new and recently reopened Vancouver restaurants you can try right now.
Afuri Ramen + Dumpling—Vancouver
Afuri is known for its signature, perfect, MSG-free dishes like Yuzu Shio Ramen and killer dumplings. In Vancouver, the brand added two location-specific ramen varieties ahead of its opening: Tantan Mazamen and Wagyu Shoyu ramen, the latter made from Australian Wagyu.
Address: 2801 Main Street, Vancouver
Gringo – which has its first location in Blood Alley in Gastown – is known as the bustling taco shop that serves great food and irreverent cocktails late into the night. Its second location at 1074 Davie Street in the West End has just opened.
Address: 1074 Davie Street, Vancouver
Mount Pleasant has just launched a new “Canada’s first” restaurant, wine and cocktail bar concept called Suyo. Located at 3475 Main Street, the former location of Slickity Jim’s breakfast gem, Suyo offers a modern take on classic Peruvian dishes.
Address: 3475 Main Street, Vancouver
Fat Mao — Rue Helmcken
Fat Mao’s downtown location is a 25-seat destination for casual business lunches and easy dinners. This spot will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Address: 983 Helmcken Street, Vancouver
Bamboo World Kitchen – W Broadway
Bamboo World Kitchen opened its flagship Vancouver location at 2690 Granville Street in February, and now its second outpost has launched.
Address: 794 West Broadway, Vancouver
Friendly matches bar
A new low-key neighborhood watering hole has quietly opened in Vancouver: Friendship bar. Located at 208 East 12th Avenue, this 23-seat, 600-square-foot spot is right at the corner of 12th Avenue and Main Street.
Address: 208 E 12th Avenue, Vancouver
Mount Pleasant Vintage & Layouts
Aiming to make Mount Pleasant Vintage & Provisions a “nostalgic playground for adults,” the building features a hall with a lounge and shop decked out in 50s and 70s decor with orange rugs and macrame chandeliers.
Address: 67 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver
Kitchen and bar On & Off
On & Off is located at 2662 Austin Avenaked in Coquitlam and is both a brunch and a bar.
Address: 2662 Austin Avenaked, Coquitlam
H&P Noodle House – Burnaby
A restaurant specializing in noodles and other Vietnamese and Thai dishes has just opened a second address. H&P Noodle House, which has its first location in Port Coquitlam, opened its second location at 4015 Hastings Street over the weekend.
Address: 4015 Hastings Street, Burnaby
Restaurant + Bar Bleu Sauvage
Led by restaurant heavyweights Neil Henderson (Araxi), Chef Alex Chen (Restaurant du Boulevard, winner of Iron Chef, Bocuse D’or), Jack Evrensel (founder and former operator of the award-winning Toptable Group) and Chef Executive Derek Bendig, Wild Blue is Whistler’s hot new destination.
Address: 4005 Whistler Way, Whistler
The new restaurant is located at 2741 W 4th Avenue and serves bites to share like flatbreads, masala fries, tandoori wings, as well as entrees like chicken madras and paneer butter masala.
Address: 2741 4th Avenue West, Vancouver
Earlier this spring, we shared the news that Faubourg Paris — the French pastry chain known for its delicious pastries — would be opening a third location in Vancouver. The new spot at 302 Davie Street is now officially open.
Address: 302 Davie Street, Vancouver
Steamworks – Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant is home to some of the best breweries and terraces in town, but now there’s another exciting new space to discover. Steamworks Brewing Co., which has its original brewery in Gastown, just soft-opened its latest space at Main Street and 7th Avenue.
Address: 2275 Main Street, Vancouver
Ground Studio & Café
This new place is a yoga studio-turned-cafe located at The Eddy at the Bridge.
Address: 102-45530 Vedder Mountain Road (The Eddy at the Bridge), Chilliwack
In the fall of 2021, Grandmama’s Cafe opened in the Kerrisdale neighborhood, offering a variety of fusion food, sweets, and other cafe foods and beverages. Today, the same family behind the café has opened a new concept: Grandmama’s Market.
Address: 2433 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver
Tendon Kohaku – Metroville
The first outpost in British Columbia (which was also the first in Canada) opened in downtown Vancouver on Howe Street in early 2021. Now Tendon Kohaku has opened its new location at 6063 Silver Drive in Burnaby.
Address: 6063 Silver Drive, Burnaby
Caffe Mira has two locations in Vancouver – one in the West End on Burrard Street and one in Mount Pleasant on Main Street and 16th Avenue – and now the coffee chain has just opened a third location.
Address: #130 28th Royal Avenue Eastnew westminster
C-Lovers – Chilliwack
C-Lovers is perhaps one of BC’s best-known restaurant chains for fish and chips, and now those in Chilliwack will have the chance to try its famous breaded fish.
Address: 45355 Luckakuck Road, Chilliwack
Tru Cafe just opened and serves coffee, gelato and other goodies in the neighborhood.
Address: 1500 W 2nd Avenue, Vancouver
Winter Bear serves classic flavors like strawberry, cookies and cream and mango cheesecake, as well as wild flavors like banana cream pie. You can also choose to combine bases and toppings for a totally personalized bingsoo experience.
Address: 907 Denman Street, Vancouver
tavern on the green
Located at Ledgeview Golf & Country Club in Abbotsford, JRG has unveiled its new space and what it calls “the absolute best new patio in Abbotsford”.
Address: Ledgeview Golf Club — 35997 McKee Road, Abbotsford
Banter Ice Cream – Chilliwack
Banter is known for its family-friendly vibes, classic balls and seasonal flavors — this summer they picked up sunny offerings like pink lemonade sorbet and blackberry goat cheese.
Address: 45530 Vedder Mountain Road, 101, Chilliwack
The new restaurant opened at 3055 Anson Avenue, near the heart of Coquitlam’s bustling and unofficial Korean Quarter.
Address: 3055 Anson Ave, Coquitlam
Chicken Choong Man
The chain, which also has multiple locations across the United States, serves dishes like snow onion chicken (fried chicken with sliced onions and white sauce), red chili chicken, the soy garlic green onion and his classic CM fried chicken plate.
Address: 6285 Nelson Avenue
The Okeya Kyujiro broadcast features around 20 dishes “with mostly sushi”. Dessert and a tea ceremony are also included, and it all takes about an hour and 30 minutes in total.
Address: 1038 Mainland Street, Vancouver
Management tells Dished that with Passenger they’re “essentially extending [Bobacabana] in a cafe, desserts and pastry showcasing our baked goods from [Earthling] and also produce for our friends at the farmers markets.
Address: 800 Carnarvon Street #360, New Westminster
Bisou Bakery – Vancouver
The French artisan bakery offers traditional French dishes, including almond croissants, pear danishes and raisin pans, as well as other sweets and desserts such as New York cheesecake, English bread cakes and Tiramisu.
Address: 1190 Bidwell StreetReet, Vancouver
Lot on Plaza
The temporary bar sits in the shadow of Rogers Arena, conveniently located just off the False Creek Seawall for a mid-bike (or walk) drink break.
Address: 750 Pacific BoulevardVancouver
Located at 103-3242 Westwood Street in Port Coquitlam, Thai Coco specializes in dishes made with “recipes passed down from generation to generation”, as described on the restaurant’s website, but with a new approach.
Address: 103-3242 Westwood StreetPort Coquitlam
Macao Imperial Tea
With two locations in Winnipeg already — and more than 350 around the world in countries like Vietnam, the Philippines and the United States — it makes sense for Macao Imperial Tea to expand into Metro Vancouver.
Address: 7337 Edmond Street, Burnaby
This place just opened in July, but already has food bloggers and foodies flocking to try its inventive, photo-worthy treats.
Address: 6888 Royal Oak Avenue, #101, Burnaby
With files from Daryn Wright.