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Where to eat, drink and shop in Vancouver
Vancouver City Guide
Photos: Courtesy of The RawBar, Christopher Flett, Wildebeest, Issha Marie, Maenam, Nicli Antica Pizzeria and The Fat Badger

Montreal may get all the poutine and foie gras double-down glory, but there's a lot happening on Canada's West Coast.

Straddling prime agricultural land and pristine waters and right between the well-worn path to Asia, Vancouver is bursting with super-fresh sushi counters, superb speakeasies and even legit Neapolitan pizzas. And August is the perfect time to visit the normally gloomy, drizzly city, now soaked in sunshine and brimming with some of the best dim sum around.

Time to trek to Canada's best coast.

Ask for Luigi 305 Alexander St. Vancouver BC V6A 1C4 604-428-2544 Brix 1138 Homer St. Vancouver BC V6B 604-915-9463 Café Medina 780 Richards St. Vancouver BC V6B 0C8 604-879-3114 Campagnolo 1020 Main St. Vancouver BC V6A 2W1 604-484-6018 Chef Hung Taiwanese Beef Noodle 4151 Hazelbridge Way Vancouver BC V6X 0A4 604-295-9357 The Elbow Room 560 Davie St. Vancouver BC V6B 2G4 604-685-3628 Empire Seafood Restaurant 5951 No. 3 Rd. Vancouver BC V6X 2E3 604-249-0080 The Fat Badger 1616 Alberni St. Vancouver BC V6G 1A6 604-336-5577 Farmer's Apprentice 1535 W. Sixth Ave. Vancouver BC V6J 1R1 604-620-2070 G-Men Ramen Shop 8391 Alexandra Rd. Vancouver BC V6X 1C3 604-276-8391 Kingyo 871 Denman St. Vancouver BC V6G 2L9 604-608-1677 Maenam 1938 W. Fourth Ave. Vancouver BC V6J 1M5 604-730-5579 Meat & Bread 370 Cambie St. Vancouver BC V6B 604-566-9003 Nicli Antica Pizzeria 62 E. Cordova St. Vancouver BC V6A 4G8 604-669-6985 Nuba 207 W. Hastings St. Vancouver BC V6B 2N4 604-688-1655 Pajo's 12351 Third Ave. Richmond BC V7E 3A3 604-272-1588 Phnom Penh 244 E. Georgia St. Vancouver BC V6A 4J7 604-682-5777 The RawBar 1038 Canada Pl. Vancouver BC V6C 604-695-5502 Vij's 1480 W. 11th Ave. Vancouver BC V6K 2L7 604-736-6664 Wildebeest 120 W. Hastings St. Vancouver BC V6B 1G8 604-687-6880 Alibi Room 157 Alexander St. Vancouver BC V6A 1B8 604-623-3383 Bao Bei 163 Keefer St. Vancouver BC V6A 1X4 604-688-0876 Shebeen Whiskey House 212 Carrall St. Vancouver BC V6B 2J1 604-688-9779 Guilt & Company 1 Alexander St. Vancouver BC V6A 1B2 604-288-1704 The Wine Bar 1167 Marinaside Cres. Vancouver BC V6Z 604-681-4144 Libra Room 1608 Commercial Dr. Vancouver BC V5L 3Y4 604-255-3787 The Narrow Lounge 1898 Main St. Vanouver BC V5T 3B7 778-737-5206 The Fountainhead Pub 1025 Davie St. Vancouver BC V6E 1M7 604-687-2222 Granville Island Public Market 1661 Duranleau St. Vancouver BC V6H 3S3 604-666-6655 Xoxolat 1271 Homer St. Vancouver BC V6B 2Y9 604-733-2462 The Last Crumb Bakery & Café 3080 Main St. Vancouver BC V5T 3G5 604-872-0195 Bella Gelateria 1089 Marinaside Cres. Vancouver BC V6Z 2Z4 778-737-7890 Revolver 325 Cambie St. Vancouver BC V6B 2N4 604-558-4444 East Van Roasters 319 Carrall St. Vancouver BC V6B 2J4 604-629-7562 Barbara-Jo's Books to Cooks 1740 W. Second Ave. Vancouver BC V6J 1H6 604-688-6755 The Modern Bartender 28 E. Pender St. Vancouver BC V6A 3V6 604-684-1747

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