The 5 most highly-anticipated Vancouver fall restaurant openings

Sep 6 2019, 4:00 pm

In just a few weeks on September 23, fall will officially be here.

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If the return of pumpkin-spiced everything isn’t enough to get you jazzed for autumn, we do have several exciting openings to look forward to in the coming months.

The countdown to epic eats is officially on for these highly-anticipated Vancouver fall restaurant openings.

AFURI Ramen – Richmond


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Afuri Ramen and Dumpling has revealed its first Canadian location will be opening in Richmond in the former location of Dazzling Cafe at 140 – 7971 Alderbridge Way. The acclaimed and popular restaurant hails from Japan, and it now operates a few eateries outside of the country in Portland, Oregon, and Lisbon, Portugal.

Address: 140 – 7971 Alderbridge Way, Richmond

Farina Pizza – North Vancouver


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The restaurant has found a new home in North Vancouver’s quickly-growing Lower Lonsdale area and will be taking over the location of the former Il Castello Pizzeria, which quietly closed down several months ago.

Address: 119 2nd Street East, North Vancouver

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Tiger Sugar – Vancouver


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The popular milky, creamy refreshments from this brand will be coming to Vancouver soon, but the exact location and official opening date have yet to be revealed. Tiger Sugar operates outposts all over Asia, including Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and the Philippines.

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Tacofino Kitsilano

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The popular brand will be expanding to the beachy-and-dreamy ‘hood at 1909 West 4th Avenue. The newest counter-service outpost will be tucked in on bustling West 4th Avenue underneath the TD Canada Trust bank where the now-shuttered Szechuan Restaurant previously operated.

Address: 1909 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver

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Milksha Vancouver


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A popular Taiwanese bubble milk tea chain is gearing up to open in Vancouver. It’s known as ‘Milkshop’ in Tawain, but for the international market, it’s recognized as ‘Milksha’. The new sweet spot will be opening at 1258 Robson Street this fall, the former location of Poke Time.

Address: 1258 Robson Street, Vancouver


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