4 new Vancouver restaurants you need to try right now

Apr 3 2019, 7:42 pm

While there are a ton of new eateries open and opening soon, here’s a short list of some of our must-tries that are seriously living up to the hype.

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

Arike Restaurant


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Vancouver’s new Nigerian restaurant Arike is officially open. The eatery, located at 1725 Davie Street, is named after head chef Sam Olayinka’s grandmother. The new spot has 44 seats inside along with a 16-seat patio, where it offers Olayinka’s take on Nigerian-Canadian cuisine, inspired by his father’s recipes from Nigeria and products and ingredients from the Pacific Northwest.

Address: 1725 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-336-9774


The Study Public House

The Study Public House


Simon Fraser University’s Burnaby campus just got a brand new pub. The Study Public House will be opened in the former location of campus joint the Highland Pub, which shuttered in 2017.  The new arcade pub has all the trappings of an epic hangout space for students.

Address: Maggie Benston Centre – 8888 University Drive, Burnaby
Phone: 604-336-9933


Oyster Bar at The Sandbar

Sandbar Oyster Bar

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The Sandbar on Granville Island has been undergoing some renovations for a while now, and its highly-anticipated new oyster bar is officially open. Located on the main level of the multistorey waterfront restaurant, the oyster bar is now open Thursday to Saturday from 3 to 9 pm. The 20-seat bar is first come, first served, no reservations will be available at this new seafood destination.

Address: 1535 Johnston Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-669-9030

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Italian Tomato – Vancouver


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The Italian Tomato has officially opened at 1047 Davie Street, formerly the spot of Priscilla’s Restaurant. Known for their authentic and traditional Italian eats like lasagna, cannelloni, and spaghetti, the Italian Tomato offers patrons 14 kinds of pasta and 39 different kinds of sauces in seriously generous portions.

Address: 1047 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-687-0055