8 new Vancouver restaurants you need to try right now

Jan 2 2019, 7:43 pm

New year, same appetite.

No New Year’s resolutions can stop us from trying the newest and hottest spots in Vancouver’s culinary scene, and if you agree, we’ve conveniently made your January to-eat list for you.

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While there are a ton of new eateries open and opening soon, here’s a short list of some of our must-tries.

Here are some new Vancouver restaurants you need to try right now.

Usagi Sweets

Usagi

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Vancouver’s newest Japanese-inspired bakery and cafe, Usagi Sweets, officially opened its doors on December 12. The new spot, located at 3720 Oak Street, is a family run operation (the Kawai family, to be exact), and it offers a selection of eats as well as a variety of houseware.

Address: 3720 Oak Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-700-7251

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Com Vietnamese

Com Vietnamese

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Metro Vancouver’s highly-anticipated new Vietnamese spot has officially opened its doors as of December 17, and let us tell you, the interior and the food look stunning. The 120 7688 Alderbridge Way restaurant is undoubtedly Richmond’s newest must-try spot, and with an interior designed by Ste. Marie Art Design and branding done by Glasfurd and Walker, Com is a feast for the eyes as much as it’s a feast for the taste buds.

Address: 7688 Alderbridge Way #120, Richmond
Phone: 604-285-2654

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No. 1 Dumpling

 

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Located at¬†1888 W Broadway, this new South Granville restaurant offers patrons handmade dumpling that can be pan-fried, boiled, and steamed.¬†People have been raving about this inconspicuous spot‚Äôs grub, like the pork and Chinese cabbage dumplings and the Xiao Long Baos ‚Äď both because of their taste¬†and¬†their affordable price.

Address: 1888 W Broadway, Vancouver
Phone: 604-731-5577

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Ubuntu Canteen

Ubuntu Canteen

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Ubuntu Canteen has officially opened in the former location of much-loved Bows and Arrows on Fraser Street. The new Vancouver eatery will be open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner while offering patrons service Tuesday to Sunday from 8 am to 3 pm and 5 pm to close. Breakfast runs from 8 to 11 am with a selection of simple eats like bread, butter, and jam, along with a biscuit sandwich, granola with yogurt or milk, and a daily quiche.

Address: 4194 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-336-9097

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Dachi

 

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The new restaurant’s concept and dining room was prepared quickly after taking over the space of recently-shuttered and much-loved neighbourhood joint Campagnolo Roma at 2297 E Hastings Street. Dachi is open daily at 5 pm for dinner service, where patrons can expect a stunning interior space, a charming bar serving up wine, beer, and cocktails, and an inspired menu of seasonal eats.

Address: 2297 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-569-0456

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Popeyes Louisiana Chicken¬†‚Äď Port Coquitlam

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Located at in Fremont Village Shopping Centre on Sherling Avenue in Port Coquitlam, the new outpost for the brand has everything we’ve been waiting for. The Popeyes team told Daily Hive that this location will be a part of a province-wide expansion for the American fast-food chain.

Address:¬†#110 ‚Äď 2190 Hawkins Street, Port Coquitlam

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Dinesty Dumpling House ‚Äď Gilbert Road

 

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Dinesty Dumpling House, located at#150 5555 Gilbert Road in Richmond is open, and the sleek eatery is one of the biggest spots to get dumplings in the area, as it’s almost 20,000-sq-ft. The new spot is just around the corner from a Shoppers Drug Mart and steps away from Milkcow, Origo Club, and Korean BBQ king Seorae’s first North American location.

Address: 5555 Gilbert Road Unit #150
Phone: 604-278-7773

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Hundy

 

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Hundy operates in the¬†same building as Their There in Kitsilano at¬†2042 West 4th Avenue, and will only open after the beloved cafe closes. The new joint will is a¬†‚Äúthoughtful, minimalist approach to burgers and fries.‚ÄĚ This new counter service¬†spot opens from 5 pm till late on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturdays.

Address: 2042 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-736-8828

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