As summertime comes to a close, Vancouverites need to make the most of this rare sighting of sunshine. Since patio seats are the best way to soak up the rays while refuelling, here are five places dishing up food for under $10 that will remind you of why this season is all about dining al fresco.
Close to a handful of great coffee shops, this family-run restaurant caters to both vegetarians and carnivores alike. Mitra Canteen is an unassuming Middle Eastern restaurant that serves large portions of shawarmas that won’t break the bank, and are best enjoyed on a seat outside.
Address: 3034 Main Street, Vancouver
One block away from Yaletown Marinaside, DD MAU serves up some traditional and specialty banh mi (aka Vietnamese baguettes) for $7.50. Handheld for your convenience, you can take it to the seawall or grab a table outdoors.
Address: 1239 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
Perfect for an al fresco lunch date, every day Pazzo Chow offers up different items for under $10 and posts their selections on Instagram.
Address: 620 Quebec Street, Vancouver
In the heart of Gastown, don’t pass by Smart Mouth Cafe without enjoying one of their delicious panini for under $10.
Address: 117-131 Water Street, Vancouver
If you haven’t been to Cafe Deux Soleils, we suggest you start running. They’re all about serving up healthy comfort food, and offer a great selection of comforting favourites like pot pie or huevos rancheros for under $10.
Address: 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver