Open and opening soon: 31 new restaurants to try in Vancouver

Jul 15 2019, 9:57 pm

There is a lot of chowing down for us to do in Vancouver, and these spots make our to-eat lists longer than ever.

Just opened, opening soon, or newly re-opened, here are all the new delicious Vancouver restaurants to try this month.

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Mr. Tonkatsu¬†‚Äď Surrey

 

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Mr. Tonkatsu has opened at 10320 152 St A in Surrey, right across from right across Guildford Mall. Known for its authentic deep-fried pork cutlet served with shredded, unlimited cabbage salad, sweet sauce, and housemade panko, Mr. Tonkatsu currently operates a handful of locations in Ontario.

Address: 10320 152 St A, Surrey
Phone: 604-498-1766

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Cactus Club Station Square

Cactus Club Station Square

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The new location is saddled up right next to Earls’ latest spot, which opened in April of this year. Opening on July 16, Cactus Club Station Square is adjacent to Burnaby’s Metrotown Shopping Centre, which means it’s sure to be a very busy location for the restaurant group.

Address: 6090 Silver Drive, Burnaby

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The Ballyhoo Public House

 

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Located at 103-888, Burrard Street, The Ballyhoo Public House will take over a valuable address that sees a ton of foot traffic from residents in the area, moviegoers (Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver is adjacent), and anyone taking a stroll in the downtown core.

Address: 103-888, Burrard Street, Vancouver

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Sprezzatura Restaurant

 

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The newest spot to sit down and enjoy some quality pizza and antipasti in town is called Sprezzatura. Located at 265 Kingsway in the heart of Mount Pleasant, Sprezzatura opened at the beginning of July.

Address: 265 Kingsway, Vancouver
Phone: 604-876-6333

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Blossom Dim Sum & Grill

 

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Blossom is now open for lunch and dinner service from Monday to Thursday from 10:30 am to midnight, and Friday to Sunday from 10:30 am to 1 am.

Address: 808 Bute Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-5132

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Prime’s Thai Tea

Prime's Thai Tea

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Something’s brewing on Robson Street below the newly-opened dim sum and Grill, Blossom. Prime’s Thai Tea has opened in the former space of Qoola Frozen Yogurt Bar at 1194 Robson Street.

Address: 1194 Robson Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-423-4549

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Soytalk

 

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Soytalk, located at #1410-4380 No. 3rd at Richmond’s Parker Place Mall, serves up housemade soymilk and soy ice cream made with a special machine from Japan.

Address: 1410-4380 No 3 Road, Richmond
Phone: 778-874-1111

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Larry’s Market

Larry's Market

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The first of its kind in Canada, this full-service plant-based grocer is located at North Vancouver’s historic Shipyards. The 2,500 sq. ft. store offers patrons a variety of fresh produce, plant-based products, and supplies, prepared meals, and even boasts a matcha bar, kombucha slushies, and vegetarian and vegan pizzas.

Address: 140-125 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-999-0998

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Sushi Mura ‚Äď River District

 

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Sushi Mura has operated a location at 6485 Oak Street for years and the brand’s new 3545 Sawmill Crescent spot opened its doors on July 8. The stunning new River District eatery is looking good from interior photos, we can’t wait to dig into its food come next week.

Address: 3545 Sawmill Crescent, Vancouver
Phone: 604-620-7894

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The Tuck Shoppe ‚Äď Granville Island

 

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The Chinatown outpost has been serving sandwiches and salads for three years, and it announced Granville Island will soon get a taste of what they have to offer. The second Tuck Shoppe location will be opening in the Net Loft Building at 1666 Johnston Street this summer.

Address:¬†Net Loft Building ‚Äď 1666 Johnston Street, Granville Island

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Zócalo Cantina

 

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Zócalo Cantina, located at 646 Kingsway, has quietly replaced the recently-shuttered Crowbar Restaurant. The new spot quite literally just set up shop in the Mount Pleasant space. It offers a selection of share plates and mains like Queso Fundido, Empanadas, Flautas, and Ceviche to name a few.

Address: 646 Kingsway, Vancouver
Phone: 604-417-5837

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BlackBall ‚Äď Richmond

 

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This spot is recognized for its extensive menu featuring treats like the signature BlackBall Grass Jelly (Xian Cao, known for being silky smooth and healthy) topped with things like boba, Taro Q and Yam Q (mochi-like balls), and red beans.

Address: 1061 8300 Capstan Way, Richmond

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Stanley Park Brewing Restaurant and Brewpub

Stanley Park Brewing Restaurant and Brewpub

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It’s been well over a year since news of Stanley Park Brewing Co. taking possession of the former Fish House location in Vancouver’s Stanley Park broke. Now, the time has almost come for Vancouverites to experience the new space, concept, and vibes of the 10,600 sq. ft. Stanley Park Brewing Restaurant and Brewpub, as the opening day is set for the end of the month.

Address: 8901 Stanley Park Drive, Vancouver

Saku Broadway

 

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A second Vancouver Saku is coming to¬†548 W Broadway,¬†the former location of Honolulu Coffee. This eatery is said to be open ‚Äėsoon,‚Äô Daily Hive has reached out regarding more info on the exciting new spot.

Address: 548 W Broadway, Vancouver

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Egg & Co

Egg & Co

Egg & Co is taking over the former space of the now-shuttered Latin-inspired spot Escobar at 4245 Fraser Street. The anticipated opening date for this new destination for mid-morning eats in around July 20.

Address: 4245 Fraser Street, Vancouver

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Matchstick ‚Äď Davie Street

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Matchstick Coffee already operates four locations, and now, a fifth is on the way. The local coffee roaster and family of cafes will be opening a spot at 1305 Davie Street (northwest corner of Davie and Jervis Street), in the heart of downtown Vancouver’s West End.

Address: 1305 Davie Street, Vancouver

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The Praguery

The Praguery

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The Praguery, one of Vancouver’s favourite food trucks, is officially opening a brick and mortar location. The brand is opening a storefront in Gastown at 221 Abbott Street (the former location of Crab Park Chowdery).

Address: 221 Abbott Street, Vancouver

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Jenjudan ‚Äď Robson

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In addition to this outpost, a second Robson Street location is in the works (290 Robson Street) along with a location in the Collingwood area at 3490 Kingsway. In Richmond, a Jenjudan is slated to open at 5599 Cooney Road Unit 125.

Address: 1210 Robson Street, Vancouver

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Hon‚Äôs Wonton House ‚Äď E Broadway

 

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Hon’s Wonton House is gearing up to open its second Vancouver location in Mount Pleasant at 1661 E Broadway. The eatery currently operates a location at 25 E 2nd Avenue in Olympic Village and is known for its classic Cantonese comfort eats with a menu of everything from handmade wontons to pan-fried potstickers.

Address: 1661 E Broadway, Vancouver

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Tiger Sugar ‚Äď Vancouver

 

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The popular milky, creamy refreshments from this brand will be coming to Vancouver soon, but the exact location and official opening date have yet to be revealed. Tiger Sugar operates outposts all over Asia, including Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and the Philippines, and plans on opening its first North American location in Toronto any day now.

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Gram Cafe ‚Äď Vancouver

 

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The company has exclusively revealed the address of the downtown Vancouver location to Daily Hive. The brand has plans to maintain Japanese authenticity with its BC locations, aiming to stay true to the famous Japanese recipe by using Japanese ingredients.

Address: 1284 Robson Street, Vancouver

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Bartholomew’s Plan

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A new cocktail and wine bar called Bartholomew’s Plan is slated to open at 1026 Mainland Street this spring. Patrons can expect house-made charcuterie and tapas dishes at this soon-to-be-open hangout.

Address: 1026 Mainland Street, Vancouver

Catoro Cafe

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The Totoro-themed concept¬†will be opening at 666 East Broadway, the former location of¬†Mensch Jewish Delicatessen.¬†The space will consist of a cafe and lounge side, and a cat cuddling side, not unlike other cat-centric cafes you may have heard of. It’s set to open July 29.

Address: 666 E Broadway, Vancouver

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Privé

Prive Karaoke

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There’s going to be way more than just epic karaoke facilities at Privé, the VIP spot was inspired by lively nightlife venues in Asia and LA, and the owners aim to integrate a bar arcade concept along with a bar and lounge with space for shenanigans like beer pong too.

Address:¬†200 ‚Äď 1001 W Broadway, Vancouver

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Tacofino Kitsilano

 

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Tacofino Kitsilano will be the seventh brick-and-mortar location for this beloved purveyor, who only opened Mount Pleasant’s Tacofinio Ocho in Fall 2018. We’ll keep you posted on the exact opening date as things progress.

Address: 1909 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver

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Pallet Coffee ‚Äď Howe Street

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Pallet Coffee Roasters is slated to be going into the former Nestle Cafe space. Signage is up and it says the popular local coffee roaster’s first downtown cafe is set to open soon.

Address: 988 Howe Street, Vancouver

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Big G Large Fried Chicken ‚Äď Vancouver

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Signage on the store says Big G Vancouver is aiming to open Spring 2019, Daily Hive has reached out for more info regarding the details. If you can’t wait until spring, be sure to make a trip to Big G’s Richmond location at #1231-8338 Capstan Way.

Address: 382 Robson Street, Vancouver

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Hot-Star Large Fried Chicken ‚Äď Vancouver

 

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The second BC location of this chain is aiming to open at 566 Granville Street in Vancouver soon. That address previously belonged to Urban Mongolian Bistro (sister restaurant to the Urban Sushi Cafe next door at 562 Granville Street).

Address: 566 Granville Street, Vancouver

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Umai Savory Hot Dogs

 

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A Californian hot dog spot has plans for an outpost in Vancouver, and we can’t wait to try its menu of suped-up creations. Umai Savory Hot Dogs, a mini-chain hailing from San Jose, California, will be opening a spot at 1331 Robson Street (the former location of Chef Lien Vietnamese Cuisine).

Address: 1331 Robson Street, Vancouver

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Royal City Donuts

 

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The local brand, known for its stellar buttery brioche and vegan doughnuts, has been a fixture at many local farmers’ markets over the years in Vancouver and Metro Vancouver.  The business announced its full-time location will be going in at Unit L52 4946 Canada Way in Burnaby’s Deer Lake Centre.

Address: Unit L52 4946 Canada Way, Burnaby

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Jamjar Canteen ‚Äď North Vancouver

 

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One of Vancouver’s favourite spots for Lebanese eats, Jamjar, is expanding once again. This time, the Lebanese folk food eatery is expanding to North Vancouver with a new canteen. Located at 122-125 Victory Ship Way, right beside Tap & Barrel Shipyards and The Pipe Shop, the new establishment is slated to open in July.

Address: 122-125 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver

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