Closed and closing soon: 6 Vancouver restaurants to say goodbye to

Jan 18 2019, 8:52 pm

The restaurant industry in Vancouver can be fickle and – once again – the city’s dining scene has suffered some casualties. Alas, this is the way of the foodie world.

Here is your update on restaurants in and around Vancouver that have recently shuttered or will do so imminently.

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Second Floor Eatery + Bar

 

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The eatery has been marked closed online, and a photo of the message to patrons on the door of the restaurant was sent to Daily Hive from a reader. We’ll keep you posted on what might be heading into the space next.

Honolulu Coffee  – West Broadway

 

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The brand announced the December closure on Facebook at the end of November 2018 and cited “construction issues and company restructure plan” as the reasons for shuttering.

Cinara

 

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Cinara, a staple in downtown Vancouver for pasta and wine offered its last dinner service on December 31, New Year’s Eve. The eatery is now replaced by sister spot Autostrada’s second location.

Wild Rice Market Bistro

 

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Known for its epic eats like Siu Mai dumplings, and rice and poke bowls, the eatery’s owner, Andrew Wong, said his reason for closing the business is the increasing cost of operating a small restaurant. Wild Rice’s last day of service was on New Year’s Eve. The spot will be replaced by Angelina’s Dutch Corner this spring.

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Crab Park Chowdery

 

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In a statement released on Instagram, the restaurant thanked customers for two years of business and notified the public that “with heavy hearts” its last day of operation would be on Sunday, January 20.

East Village Bakery

 

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East Village Bakery, located at 2166 E Hastings Street, put out a statement to let patrons know they only have a few days left to enjoy their signature creations. The sweet spot will be closing its doors for good January 19.