8 new Vancouver restaurants you need to try right now

Dec 6 2018, 4:08 pm

If you’re bummed about the fact that it’s basically winter, we recommend checking out these new and noteworthy Vancouver restaurants as we guarantee their top-notch eats will make you feel much better.

It is officially eating season, after all.

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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.

Como Taperia


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Vancouver’s new Spanish tapas bar is officially open, and we can tell you the eats taste as authentic and delicious as they look. Located at 201 East 7 Avenue (On Main Street, just across the street from Rumpus Room 2.0), the new 1,539-sq-ft space seats approximately 58 people and is open daily from 4 to 11 pm. 

Address: 201 East 7 Avenue, Vancouver

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This spot comes to us from the same team as the much-loved Blue Heron Creamery, BC’s first strictly-vegan cheese shop. Patrons will find Soil right beside the popular cheese shop at 2408 Main Street, where it serves up vegan cuisine for brunch and lunch.

Address: 2408 Main Street, Vancouver


Eggspectation – Richmond


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The first BC location of this spot will be located at the Accent Inn Vancouver Airport Hotel in the former 4,300-sq-ft home of IHOP in Richmond, and it will feature separate day and evening menus. This spot is now open daily at 6:30 am.

Address: Accent Inn Vancouver Airport Hotel – 10551 Street, Edwards Drive, Richmond

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Replacing the now-shuttered Milestones Bar & Grill at 1109 Hamilton Street, the farm-to-table steakhouse is called Elisa. The new spot has been under construction for several months and just opened its doors.

Address: 1109 Hamilton Street, Vancouver


Jam Cafe – Kitsilano


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Famous for their eats like Pulled Pork Pancakes, Huevos Rancheros, Green Eggs and Ham, Red Velvet Pancakes, and the iconic Charlie Bowl, one glance at Jam’s Instagram and it’s not hard to see why they boast arguably the most sought-after brunch in the city, now in Kits too.

Address: 2153 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver

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Neptune Chinese Kitchen – Davie Street


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Neptune Davie Street will be open daily from 11 am to midnight, meaning there’s ample opportunity to get in on some late-night grub if you’re in the neighbourhood. There are dine-in and take out menus available, both offer patrons a huge selection of dim sum, snacks, fried noodles, fried rice, and seafood to name a few.

Address: 1143 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-559-9238

Horin Ramen + Sake


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The new ramen spot’s sign boasts “52 years of exquisite tradition form Fukuoka, Japan,” and they serve up features like Fukuoka Tonkotsu Ramen where you can choose the noodle, dashi, spice, and lard level in your dish. Horin also uses housemade ramen noodles and it’s open Monday to Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm.

Address: 1226 Robson Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-620-6111

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Mangia Cucina & Bar


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The cozy new eatery, easily recognizable as the red house on the corner of Manitoba Street and 6th Avenue, serves up authentic pasta, pizza, tapas, and cocktails. Serving lunch, apertivo, dinner, and weekend brunch, Mangia has all the classics like carbonara, baked gnocchi, and all the Italian antipasti you could dream of.

Address: 2211 Manitoba Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-620-5445

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