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Best Places To Eat In Vancouver: Bars, Wineries & Much More

Nishit
Updated Mar 22, 2018

Vancouver, Canada definitely stands as a synonym for food and drink! I am not kidding. Whether it’s finding a super tasty, healthy breakfast, a satisfying lunch, or elegant dinner options, Vancouver will never disappoint you as far as food is concerned. When it comes to bars and wineries, Vancouver offers a large number of options too. Here we will try to look at options for quick bites combined with vegetarian and vegan food joints. We will also look at lunch options in Vancouver and elegant dinner restaurants too.

Colossal lavish interiors, delicious aromas, and top rated service are a few of the attributes of the restaurants in Vancouver. Read on to learn our favorite options.

1. Cafe Medina and Jam Cafe: the best options for quick bites



Planning to grab a quick bite? Read on for the best options in the Vancouver!

Are looking to start your day with tasty food? Planning to eat vegetarian or vegan? If you have answered yes to each and every question, or even just some of them, then head over to Cafe Medina. This small yet elegant cafe will satisfy your hunger and provide quick bites for a fresh morning. Start your day in Vancouver with a fresh and yummy breakfast! Grab your quick bites here. Cafe Medina has a simple design and interiors. It is usually crowded in the mornings, but you will cherish the food once you try this place out.

If you are looking for vegetarian or vegan options, then head over to Jam Cafe and enjoy the buttermilk biscuit sandwich or veggie Benedict! There are lots of vegan and vegetarian options. And for lunch, you have to try the pork belly po’boy, which is a Portuguese roll stuffed with deep fried pork belly, maple Dijon coleslaw, fresh apples, pickles, maple Dijon aioli, and fresh cilantro! Yummy yummy!! Jam Cafe has a classic cafe style vibe with people working on their laptop or grabbing a bite with their friends or work colleagues. The atmosphere over here is always vibrant.

Cafe Medina

Address: Cafe Medina, 780 Richards St., Library District, Vancouver

Website: Cafe Medina

Jam Cafe

Address: 556 Beatty Street, Vancouver

Website: Jam Cafe

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2. Meat & Bread: delicious lunch

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Meat & Bread is a high quality and delicious hub for sandwiches! Opened in 2010 in the historic Gastown neighborhood of Vancouver, Meat & Bread serves corned beef and vegetarian roasted zucchini with lemon & thyme oil, pickled red onions, pea shoots, basil, and roasted garlic hummus! You have to try this out. Located on Pender Street and Cambie Street this cafe will surely satisfy your taste buds. Meat and Bread is really all about meat and bread, serving an array of sandwiches and drinks for a quick meal. This junction will satisfy your hunger with delicious lunch options!

Meat & Bread

Address: Meat & Bread, Cambie Street and Pender Street, Vancouver

Website: Meat & Bread

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3. Miku and Chambar Restaurant: elegant dinner options

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If you are looking for a premium zen lunch, kaisen kaiseki dinner, Japanese Joshu Wagyu steak, or Aburi sushi, you need to head over to Miku Restaurant. Located in Canada Place and near the waterfront, the interior of this restaurant is pure elegance. The white and gray colored structure and the beautiful scenic view of waterfront definitely endows this restaurant with a unique look. The wall hangings and fish artwork on the top of the bar area will catch your attention. There are a large number of options for cocktails too, but you should taste one from the Aburi special list.

If you are planning to drink an otto-Manhattan cocktail, which has whiskey, Odd Society Vermouth, and an orange twist, or you plan to eat a high-end burger, you should visit Chambar Restaurant. The cheese plate is a must try dessert course at Chambar Restaurant. Chambar serves Belgian cuisine, seafood, and wine. Located on 568 Beatty Street, the classic interior will catch your attention.

Head over to any of this restaurant to satisfy and have a truly elegant dinner here.

Miku Restaurant

Address: Miku Restaurant, Canada Place, Vancouver

Website: Miku Restaurant

Chambar Restaurant

Address: 568 Beatty Street, Crosstown, Vancouver

Website: Chambar Restaurant

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4. Keefer Bar and Wine Bar: excellent drinks

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There are tons of options to indulge in wine, beer, and cocktails in Vancouver. But, Keefer Bar, which is located at 135 Keefer Street in Vancouver’s Chinatown is a distinct bar in itself. If you are going on Thursday, then Honey Pot Shots X 4 is a must try drink here. Skeleton Drink and Keefer 75 will blow your mind. They don’t have many options for food, but the green onion pancake will certainly delight your stomach. You will surely stop by and admire the bar area, which has a huge collection of drinks from all across the globe. The interior is modern and upbeat, and the music is extremely catchy and pumped up. You will love spending your time with your colleagues or friends here.

The Wine Bar is another great place to hang out with your friends or partner. Prices for bottles of wine start at 40 CAD (30 USD) and increases to approximately 200 CAD (150 USD), while wine by the glass starts at 9.50 CAD (7 USD). The Hemingway Haiku with Diplomatico Rum, winter spice syrup, lime, and Grapefruit Contemplative is refreshing and lightly spiced. The Tissot Cremant de Jura Rosé 1980 from Jura, France and Luc Belaire Rare Rosé from Provence, France are some of the best wines available here.

With options in food from a quick bite to stomach filling meals, The Wine Bar offers an amazing range of food to cater to everyone. Prosciutto wrapped grilled asparagus with extra virgin olive oil and fresh herbs is a must eat dish here. Spaghettini vongole made in Provençal style with clams, tomatoes, and garlic will appease your taste buds. The interior of this bar is modern and sophisticated. The Wine Bar is a place to enjoy drinks and talk about life.

Satisfy your alcohol needs in any of these bars!

Keefer Bar

Address: Keefer Bar, 135 Keefer Street, Chinatown, Vancouver

Website: Keefer Bar

The Wine Bar

Address: 1167 Marinaside Crescent, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2Y2, Canada

Website: The Wine Bar

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Vancouver and food!

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As mentioned in the beginning of this article, Vancouver is definitely one of the best places for food and drinks. You will create truly remarkable memories while savoring amazing food in restaurants here. Enjoy the relish the tasty offerings in Vancouver!

This article was originally published on May 29, 2017

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