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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Top 7 Restaurants In Vancouver That You Will Want To Visit

Aerial view of Vancouver, Western Canada

If you are planning a trip in the near future to Vancouver, you will definitely want to start researching as soon as possible. When creating your travel itinerary, you will need to include the places that you will want to visit. The metropolis, located in Western Canada, has a population of about approximately 2.6 million.

As one of the third largest cities in Canada, Vancouver has a lot to offer to the tourist, including delicious cuisine, flavor-filled vegetarian restaurants and endless entertainment opportunities. Below, you will discover a list of the seven top restaurants in Vancouver.

#1 Blue Water Café

Blue Water Café, at 1095 Hamilton Street in Vancouver, is a seafood restaurant that serves fresh wild coastal species. The restaurant’s “Seafood Tower” is extremely popular among the locals. It features clams, oysters, mussels, sashimi, crab, salmon tartare and tuna.

Sablefish is the restaurant’s signature dish, which includes baby bok choy, pumpernickel crush, Sturgeon, miso sake glaze, quinoa, edamame, yuzu dashi and mushrooms. If ever you are in Vancouver, you will definitely want to play a visit to the Blue Water Café. This is one visit that you will never forget and neither will your taste buds.

#2 Bauhaus

Bauhaus, at 1 Cordova Street W in Vancouver, features a menu with German, contemporary, European, vegetarian and gluten-free cuisines. The restaurant serves dinner and lunch only. What makes the restaurant so popular, besides its delicious cuisine, is its calming, romantic atmosphere. The staff is super-friendly, helpful and more than willing to offer meal suggestions.

If you cannot make up your mind to which dish to get, you can always opt for the tasting menu. This particular menu includes wine pairings, which is ideal for the win lover.

The owner, Uwe Boll, frequently comes out to the dining area to mingle with the visitors. He is friendly, chanting and very knowledgeable on food.

#3 Lupo

Lupo, at 869 Hamilton Street in Vancouver, is another wonderful restaurant. The menu consists of vegan, vegetarian, Italian and gluten-free cuisines. Prices are reasonable and the ingredients are still high quality and fresh. The environment is warm, romantic and pleasant, making it the perfect location for couples that are celebrating special events.

The menu offerings include lobster, prawns, Zuppa de Pesce seafood soup, buffalo mozzarella, veal, tiramisu, burrata salad, antipasti Parmesan sformatto, braised meat and much more. The restaurant has a nice wine collection, as well.

The staff is extremely helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. In addition to this, the service is fairly quick, so there will not be a long delay before your meal is served to your table.

#4 Salmon n’ Bannock Bistro

Salmon n’ Bannock Bistro, at 7-1128 Broadway W in Vancouver, features a menu with Native American, Canadian, vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free cuisines. The atmosphere is perfect for singles, couples and families who just want to enjoy a night out on the town. The staff is knowledgeable, friendly and helpful.

The service is fast and the servers are professional and clean-cut.

The menu offerings include, but not limited to, smoked oolichan, Saskatoon berry pie, salmon burger, a variety of salads with blueberries, bison spare ribs, wild sockeye salmon and gluten-free bannocks.

Before visiting Canada, be sure you complete the Canada ETA application several months prior to your trip. You will not be permitted to enter the country without a valid ETA.

#5 Forage

Forage, at 1300 Robson Street in Vancouver, serves a variety of cuisines, including vegetarian, contemporary, vegan, Canadian, and gluten-free. Forage serves breaks, lunch and dinner. The atmosphere is quiet, warm and family-friendly. The service is fast and the servers are professionally dressed in appropriate attire. The staff is friendly, helpful and more than willing to provide meal recommendations.

As a restaurant that specializes in “family-style” dining, which is ideal for small and large groups. The menu includes, but not limited to, smoke duck breast, Vietnamese-style bison carpaccio, beetroot salad, smoked yogurt, liver parfait, hash browns, short ribs, hanger steak and crispy halibut cheek benny.

#6 Mak N Ming

The Mak N Mink restaurant is located on Yew Street. The restaurant offers a mixture of Asian and French flavors. The restaurant was set up by chefs Amanda Cheng and Makoto Ono. There are plenty of delicious items on the menu. Just remember that the menu changes regularly. This helps to keep the restaurant fresh and exciting. Some of the most popular dishes include halibut, radish and spruce, pork and cauliflower, and cheese, red fruit tartlet. Once you’ve tasted the delicious meals, there is no doubt that you’ll be eager to return to Mak N Ming again in the near future. They’ll even let you bring your own wine.

#7 The Five Sails Restaurant

Located at the R level Pan Pacific Hotel at 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, The Five Sails Restaurant truly offers world class dining. With their scrumptious dishes and stunning views, this restaurant is unmatched. You can dine in style and view the water, mountains, and Stanley Park all at the same time. Don’t forget to take advantage of the intimate private dining room, as this cozy lounge will hold up to twenty guests and offers a modern fireplace with elevated booths.

The chefs pay extra special attention to their dishes and offer everything from vegetarian menus to seafood. Oh, and the wine collection is without a doubt one of the best in the country.

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