Nothing gets us going like a list of new Vancouver restaurants to check out.
Whether its a brand new concept for the city or a new location of one of our favourite local eateries, we can’t wait to start ticking these spots off our must-try list.
Here are 10 new Vancouver restaurants you need to try this month.
Newly-opened Fiore brings hand-made pizza and pasta to South Granville. This spot opened in mid-February and replaced another Italian eatery in the neighbourhood, Siena. Brought to you by the same team as The Stable House Bistro (just a block away), this is a new destination for carb and wine-lovers alike.
Address: 1485 West 12 Avenue, Vancouver
Located at 3339 Shrum Lane in Wesbrook Mall, the new 2,000 sq. ft. spot opened on Wednesday, February 28. Picture the Virtuous Pie you know and love with a bigger space and a bigger menu. In addition to the restaurant’s regular fare, the new spot boasts vegan soft serve ice cream (vanilla, strawberry), Matchstick Coffee, local goodies from Dipped Doughnut Co., house-made breakfast pastries, and pizza by the slice (available from Monday to Friday).
Address: 3339 Shrum Lane, Vancouver
Tocador, a brand new, Cuban-inspired cocktail bar and restaurant, has just opened for business in the Mount Pleasant area. A warm interior, combined with vivid tiling and colourful hand-painted walls, create a tropical escape for the remaining cold Vancouver nights.
Address: 2610 Main Street, Vancouver
The newly-opened Mr. Mustache Tea & Dessert is Burnaby’s latest bubble tea and dessert cafe. The cafe is their second venue in the area and accompanies their recently renovated Mr. Mustache Bubble Tea House. The tea and dessert house is well-known for their black and green tea, milk tea slushees, and sparkling teas.
Address: 6125 Sussex Avenue, Burnaby
The newly-opened coffee bar fills the spot of the now-defunct Puchi Cafe, after a month-long renovation brought a brighter, more modern interior into the dining space. They feature roasts from several well-known brands in the coffee community: Pallet Roasters, Timbertrain Roasters, Modus Coffee, and Phil & Sebastien Coffee, just to name a few.
Address: 338 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver
This is the third location for the MeeT family of restaurants who specialize in serving plant-based offerings in an uber cozy atmosphere. If vegan and gluten-free is your jam, this is the new spot to eat in this chic Vancouver neighbourhood.
Address: 1165 Mainland Street, Vancouver
On February 15, Caliburger opened one of their two new locations at the SFU Burnaby campus. The opening signals the return of the thick, boozy shakes, the greasy burgers, and heaps of wild fries (Caliburger’s take on animal fries).
Address: 8901 Cornerstone Mews, Burnaby
Located at 2521 Main Street – the former location of Miura Restaurant & Bar – this growing family of taco spots opened their sixth location. Their nachos and drink menu made its debut at this Main Street location before being offered at La Taq’s other five spots.
Address: 2521 Main Street, Vancouver
The large nautically-themed dining room, lounge, and bar are all housed within the 4,100 sq. ft. space. The menu boasts a bounty of fresh-caught seafood and shellfish, and currently offers eight kinds of oysters, spicy marinated octopus, and stuffies (clams stuffed with peppers and bacon), along with a stunning selection of options from in and out of the water, like lobster, Arctic Char, steak, and mussels, to name a few.
Address: 181 Carrall Street, Vancouver
The newest spot for the all-fresh-everything eatery is located at 601 West Broadway (Broadway and Ash) in Fairview. This is Tractor’s fifth location and is in the former home of a Mucho Burrito. The 2,100 sq. ft. space has seating for 50 people inside, along with an additional 25 spots for those who want to soak up some sun on their patio.
Address: 601 West Broadway, Vancouver