If you have been thinking of taking a trip to a city in the Pacific Northwest, odds are you’ve thought about Portland, Seattle, Tacoma, or Spokane. These cities all offer great experiences. Another one you shouldn’t forget about though is the city of Vancouver, British Columbia. This is a city that truly offers it all; from great parks and fun activities to awesome places to stay. It also offers some of the best eating out experiences too. With that in mind, here are five great places you should try and eat out at should you visit Vancouver, British Columbia.
Vij’s Restaurant offers some incredible examples of the best of Indian cuisine. They are open for lunch and dinner but you will find a lot of regulars in late at night to get that special order of take out or even a late night dessert. Vij’s Restaurant is a favorite of locals and when we were tipped off about it we had to give it a try. The atmosphere there helps make the place all that it is. A great place to eat indeed.
Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House
Located right downtown, Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House has really gained a following in Vancouver. This establishment has a fun atmosphere and offers classic American fare, along with everything you’d expect to find in a steakhouse. They also have a wonderful oyster bar too. You simply cannot go wrong with a night out at Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House.
If French food is what you are seeking during your visit to Vancouver, you have to get out to Le Crocodile. This incredible establishment has some of the most widely recognized and appreciated French cuisine in the Northwest. There’s not a bad selection on the menu and you could come back again and again, each time sampling something new, and never be disappointed.
Meat & Bread
Do you like comfort food? The kind of food that sticks with you all day long? What you need to do then when you are in Vancouver is go out to breakfast or brunch at Meat & Bread. Here you will find offerings like Porchetta and Meatball sandwiches, right along their unique and satisfying take on everyone’s favorite, the Grilled Cheese sandwich. Don’t forget to try the soup because it is excellent too. Meat & Bread is so much more than your neighborhood sandwich shop. It is a definite must visit restaurant in Vancouver.
Located in the Granville Island area of Vancouver, Lee’s Donuts is a local institution. All the pastries on display there are specially made for their customers and look absolutely fantastic. After just one visit, we wanted to start every morning with another kind of delicious morsel from Lee’s Donuts. Man cannot live on French, Italian, or American food alone. Sometimes you just need a really good donut.