Movers Guide to Yaletown

Dec 19 2017, 7:51 pm

Although it was an industrial area before Expo ‘86, Yaletown has become one of Vancouver’s trendiest areas and is a place where many young urban professionals and families call home.

Despite its stereotypes (what neighbourhood doesn’t have any), Yaletown is an everything-at-your-fingertips spot with great views, delicious restaurants and many amenities. This downtown ‘hood is bordered by Homer St., Robson St. and False Creek.

So if you’re new to Yaletown or are looking to move in, check out some of the essentials it has to offer. This list is by no means exhaustive, it’s just a place to start.

Moving-In Guide: Yaletown

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Yaletown is bordered by Homer St, Robson St, & False Creek. Inside this distinct neighbourhood lies BC Place, Roundhouse Community Centre & more. New to Yaletown? Check out what it has to offer!

  • Spa

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    Yaletown Nail Spa offers nail care, massages, waxing and more. Their long hours and competitive prices allow for you to treat yourself on a regular basis. 

  • Pub

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    Yaletown Brewing Company is the place to relax and enjoy a beer. They boast a 160-seat restaurant & lively pub with TVs, pool table, patio and a fireplace.

  • Dry Cleaning

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    Stopping by a dry cleaner after a night out in your finest outfit is often necessary. Check out Yale City Dry Cleaner at 1118 Homer Street or Yaletown Dry Cleaners at 1235 Pacific Blvd.

  • Liquor Store

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    Looking for a fine beverage when the Yaletown BC Liquor Store is closed? Check out Yaletown Liquor Store on 1116 Hamilton Street, open from 11 am-11 pm every day.

  • Dinner Restaurant

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    Known as one of the best seafood restaurants in the city, Blue Water Cafe is a great option for a fancy dinner. Located at 1095 Hamilton Street, you can’t go wrong with anything on the menu!

  • Lunch Spot

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    PHAT Deli is a great place to swing by for lunch. Whether you are relaxing and watching a sports game or grabbing a sandwich to go, this is a favourite spot for many Yaletowners. 

  • Breakfast Joint

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    If you are in the mood for a good time while having breakfast, look no further than The Elbow Room Cafe. The servers poke fun at you, but it’s all in good fun. It’s a great time at the food is tasty!

  • Coffee

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    Caffe Artigiano is one of the best Coffee shops in the city! Try their Spanish latte. 

  • Parks

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    When living in Yaletown, you’re always within walking distance of a beautiful park. There’s Yaletown Park, Helmcken Park, Coopers Park, David Lam Park, and George Wainborn Park

  • Fitness Centres

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    If fitness is your passion, Yaletown is home to Barre Fitness, Precision Athletics, A&A Team Pro, & Steve Nash Fitness World. These great places will keep you sweating in your own neighbourhood.

  • Grocery Stores

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    Between Nesters MarketUrban Fare, & Choices Market, there’s plenty of selection to grab your groceries in Yaletown. 

Are you a Yaletown guy or gal? Share your must-visits.

Check back as we’ll be featuring these guides for neighbourhoods all over Vancouver.

Movers Guide to Yaletown

Spa: Yaletown Nail Spa: 1260 Hamilton St

Pub: Yaletown Brewing Company: 1111 Mainland Street. This pub has it all – great food, great patio for people watching and a great vibe.

Dry Cleaning:

Liquor Stores:

Dinner Restaurant: Blue Water Cafe: 1095 Hamilton St

Lunch Spot: PHAT Deli: 1055 Mainland St

Breakfast Joint: The Elbow Room Cafe: 560 Davie St

CoffeeCaffe Artigiano: 302 Davie St

Parks: Parks are a plenty in Yaletown, being situated next to the seawall will ensure you’ll have ample park space for you, your kids and your pup.

Fitness Centres:

Grocery Stores:


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