See Vancouver's new stunning Latin restaurant before it opens (PHOTOS)

Apr 24 2018, 3:36 pm

Editor’s note: After this story was published the Colombian Consulate in Vancouver wrote Daily Hive about their concern with the name of this restaurant and the reasoning behind this concern, read more¬†here.¬†

There’s a new restaurant opening on Fraser Street, and it’s the definition of restaurant porn if you ask us.

Escobar, a stunning new Latin-American influenced eatery, is prepping to officially open its doors for the first time on May 11.

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This spot’s¬†interior is DRAMA in the best sense and we expect it to look even more sultry come night time.

The talented team behind Escobar includes owners¬†Ari Demosten and Alex Kyriazis,¬† Executive Chef Sarah Kashani (formerly Charlie’s Little Italian), and Bar Director Bobby Kordonis, who have lined up a Latin-influenced menu made with fresh and locally-sourced ingredients.

Escobar Opening

Escobar (Photo: Thomas Bullock)

Patrons can expect eats inspired by Latin and Spanish cuisine such as empanadas to branzino, along with several vegan and vegetarian options.

Escobar Opening

Photo: Thomas Bullock

Escobar Opening

Escobar (Photo: Thomas Bullock)

As for the drinks, we’re in for a treat with this new neighbourhood haunt.

Escobar will boast a gin and tonic program which includes over 20 gins and a selection of botanicals, along with specialty cocktails and barrel-aged options (we’re talking 60 days minimum) that will be expertly paired with fare to give foodies the ultimate intriguing experience.

Escobar Opening

Photo: Thomas Bullock

Escobar Opening

Escobar (Photo: Thomas Bullock)

Escobar Opening

Escobar (Photo: Thomas Bullock)

Named after the notorious figure himself, Pablo Escobar, this spot will surely be a buzzworthy must-hit spot come May 11.

Escobar Opening

Photo: Thomas Bullock

Escobar Opening

Escobar (Photo: Thomas Bullock)

Escobar

Address: 4245 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-873-4477

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