14 best places to get healthy fast food in Vancouver

Jan 2 2019, 8:20 am

New year, same crazy schedule.

But just because you’re short on time, doesn’t mean you can’t grab delicious, healthy food at affordable prices.

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Vancouver has many convenient over-the-counter options for those who aren’t willing to sacrifice good nutrition to stay on track.

Here are the best spots in Vancouver to grab healthy fast food.



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SMAK fuels Vancouver with healthy fast food from its two locations (and there’s soon to be a third one on Howe Street). Smoothies, oatmeal, salads, hot bowls, soups, protein boxes, and a variety of other organic, vegetarian, dairy and gluten-free options are on the menu here. In addition to light options, this place also serves up hearty meals like chili and chicken curry.

Address: 545 Granville Street, Vancouver
Phone: 778-379-7625

Address: 1139 W Pender Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-559-7625

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Tractor has some incredible dine-in and take-out options featuring good wholesome eats. Head to one of Tractor’s many locations to check out a long list of veggie salads, proteins from the grill, soups, stews, salads, and sandwiches.

Address: 547 Robson Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-343-2370

Address: 335 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-343-1195

Address: 1903 W 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-343-1164

Address: 1751 Quebec Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-343-1590

Address: 601 W Broadway #20, Vancouver
Phone: 604-343-2712

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Pacific Poké


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One of Vancouver’s many poké spots, Pacific knows what’s good when it comes to fresh and flavourful ingredients. Ocean Wise fish and rotating seasonal specials make this spot one of our favourite places to grab Hawaiian delicacies in the city.

Address: 625 Main Street Vancouver
Phone: 604-559-5304

Address: 625 Main Street Vancouver
Phone: 604-559-5304

Address: Computer Science Building (UBC) 2366 Main Mall, Vancouver
Phone: 604-822-1992

Address: 2151 W 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-620-1080

Address: 1795 Robson Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-336-9500

Address: 1268 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

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Salads galore and delicious seasonal ingredients aplenty, Verdura is a definite spot to stop if you’re in the Main Street area and looking for a healthy bite.

Address: 2509 Main Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-879-4852

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Glory Juice Co.


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Glory Juice Co, offers organic bowls, soups, smoothies, and treats, among an awesome selection of juices and cleanses out of several locations in Vancouver and beyond.

Address: 437 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-0324

Address: 1066 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-5770

Address: 78 E 2nd Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 778-379-9496

Address: 2186 W 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 778-379-4511

Address: 125 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-770-3453

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Peqish’s offerings are all made in-house from scratch and many of them are vegan, dairy free, and gluten-free. This spot offers a selection of breakfast wraps, smoothies, salad boxes, soups, Go Protein Boxes and a variety of sandwiches too.

Address: 552 Seymour Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-681-3999

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Melu Juice & Health Bar


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While Melu is known for its smoothies and cold-pressed juices, it also has a ‘solids’ menu full of healthy, filling meal options. With a handful of salads and dishes like the Undercover Spaghetti and Undercover Curried Rice (both vegetarian) and a hot menu full of build-your-own-hot-bowl options, Melu is a great place to head for a quick bite on the go.

Address: 1110 W Pender Street, Vancouver
Phone: 778-379-6358

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There are healthy options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at Nosh on West Georgia Street. Try Nosh’s signature breakfast wraps, quiche, sushi wraps, salads, and soups for a quick and filling meal or opt to customize your salad at their build-your-own bar.

Address: 510 W Georgia Street #101, Vancouver
Phone: 604-449-6674

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Railtown Cafe


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Railtown Cafe has an impressive selection of healthy, housemade dishes to choose from at all of its Vancouver locations. Fresh sandwiches, soups, and a make-your-own salad bar make this spot a no-brainer for healthy fast food.

Address: 968 Howe Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-8255

Address: 397 Railway Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-0800

Address: 429 Granville Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-559-5950

Address: 1691 Main Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-336-2251

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Macro bowls and Coco Whip are just a few of the healthy offerings from this vegan paradise located in the heart of Chinatown and Kitsilano.

Address: 611 Gore Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-6599

Address: 2028 Vine Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-5017




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The Freshii franchise is a solid place to go if you’re looking for a meal to fuel you through your busy day. Check out the over-the-counter selection of salads, soups, bowls, and wraps and burritos bundled in whole wheat wraps.

Address: 765 Nelson Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-674-0311

Address: 870 W Cordova Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-566-9952

Address: 1185 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-558-1522

Address: 561 W Broadway, Vancouver
Phone: 604-336-3155

Address: 1927 W 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-4173

Address: 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver
Phone: 604-253-3732

Address: 3351 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver
Phone: 604-343-4594

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The Juice Truck


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The Juice Truck has way more to offer Vancouverites than just their stellar cold-pressed drinks. Try their smoothie bowls, lunch bowls, spring rolls, and killer caesar salad and you’ll find yourself heading to the cafe and truck more than ever before.

Address: 1022 Mainland Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-7825

Address: 28 W 5th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-260-6943

Address: 1022 Mainland Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-7825

Address: The Truck – Corner of W Cordova Street and Cambie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-260-6943

Address: Smoothie Cart – 970 Robson Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-260-6943

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Field & Social


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The offerings from Field & Social are always packed with fresh, tasty goodness. Choose from housemade salads, bowls, and a daily soup selection for a guaranteed delicious meal.

Address: 415 unsmuir Street, Vancouver
Phone: 778-379-6500

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Colourful and fresh, everything from Assembli is made to order with non-GMO, hormone-free, antibiotic-free, and local and organic ingredients. Exercise a little self-control and opt for one of their stellar salads over the fresh-made pizzas for a light and energizing meal.

Address: 2325 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-873-1253

Address: 160-1066 W Hastings Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-681-3003

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