New Vancouver restaurants you need to try right now

Nov 8 2018, 3:19 am

If you’re bummed about the fact that it’s already November, 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.


Everything from this new Japanese bakery is made in-house, including the Double Fromage Cheesecake, which takes two whole days to make and achieve that layered melt-in-your-mouth goodness. The bakery will be opening for a soft opening on November 7, so be sure to mark your calendar and get down to try it.

Address: 1066 Mainland Street, Vancouver




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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 this week.

Address: 1109 Hamilton Street, Vancouver


Sweet Jesus – Metrotown


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This Toronto-based soft serve ice cream and treat purveyor just opened at Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby. Sweet Jesus Metrotown will be open Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 9 pm and Sunday from 11 am to 7 pm. Find it on the ground level of the mall just passed the Superstore entrance.

Address: 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby

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Tasty Indian Bistro – Yaletown


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Tasty Indian Bistro already operates a very successful outpost in Delta, and they unveiled their stunning new Yaletown spot to patrons on October 12. Located at 1261 Hamilton Street, the new eatery is right across from Rodney’s Oyster House.

Address: 1261 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

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Caffe La Tana


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Caffe La Tana is owned by the same team and is located directly beside the new-ish East Van pasta joint, Pepino’s. Offering a variety of Italian specialties, patrons will be able to head to Caffe La Tana where it serves sandwiches, pastries, and espresso from its 635 Commercial Drive space.

Address: 635 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

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Koko Monk Chocolates – West Broadway


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Local Vancouver chocolate maker Koko Monk has officially opened their second location on October 16. Located at 2883 West Broadway, this is the second outpost for the sweet treat maker. The original Koko Monk, at 1849 West 1st Avenue, has been open since 2013.

Address: 2883 West Broadway, Vancouver

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Tacofino Ocho

Tacofino Ocho

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Tacofino Ocho is located at 8 East 5th Avenue, right across from the new-ish Purebread in the lively neighbourhood. The newest addition to the area took over the 2,800-sq-ft space of the former Lightworks Building.

Address: 8 East 5th Avenue, Vancouver

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