Pokémon trainers need a break from catching ‘em all. Here are five places where you can enjoy an inexpensive meal (under $10) next to a PokéStop.
Start your morning with a traditional Japanese breakfast while simultaneously setting up a lure at the mural next door. Marulilu Cafe is a quiet cafe that is inconspicuous and welcoming. They serve Japanese katsu curry and Western-inspired breakfast plates for under $10.
Address: 451 West Broadway, Vancouver
Fries and Pokémon, how could you go wrong? Fritz offers large poutines for $9.25 or large fritz for $7. Whether you’re on a hunt or need a quick stop, you can gather more Pokémon near Fritz European Fry House.
Address: 718 Davie Street, Vancouver
Tucked away in old Gastown, Gringo offers up $3.75 beers and $2.75 tacos. Flaunting pink flamingos and an 80s and 90s soundtrack, Gringo’s lit up neon lights make it easy to spot Pikachu and friends, making it a terrific PokéStop for a quick bite to eat.
Address: 27 Blood Alley Square, Vancouver
Next to the Lee Building PokéStop, Congee Noodle House offers up fried rice for $10 or congee for $8. Fuel up at this family-style Chinese restaurant (and keep refreshing the PokéStop for items).
Address: 141 East Broadway, Vancouver
While Granville Island is known for its endless food options, Laurelle’s Fine Foods is always a firm fave. From pies to flax rolls (that come in under $10), it just so happens to be near a PokeStop — perfect for a lure and basking in the sun with some lunch.
Address: 148 – 1689 Johnston Street (Granville Island), Vancouver