Noted in the Paris Saveur, this restaurant is a favorite among local and international critics. Le Crocodile is a sophisticated eatery, with walls painted in deep yellows and offset by French artwork. Ornate furniture and fixtures contribute to the opulent feel. Known for its Alsatian cuisine and presentation, the dishes are considered as much art as meals. Samples from the basic menu include Ris de Veau Pôelé with garlic, spinach and calvados and Atlantic Salmon grilled with a spinach and saffron sauce. The restaurant remains closed on Sundays, call ahead for open hours.
When it comes to describing the food plated at the Hawksworth Restaurant, patrons complement the clean tastes, perfect ingredients and exemplary culinary technique. With a kitchen steered by chef David Hawksworth, the restaurant has achieved its fame by sourcing the best in local ingredients and creatively complementing natural flavors. The menu covers breakfast through dinner including a wonderful spread for brunch. Pair you meal with a wine from their selection and finish off with a classic dessert. The perfect place to dine, especially if looking to indulge and impress.
Yoshinobu Ando is behind the success of this elegant Japanese restaurant. Serving a plethora of sushi and sashimi along with barbecue and ribs, this restaurant is a good place to try a Japanese fusion cuisine. The low lights and classy decor make for an excellent venue for cozy dinners. Do check out the wine bar for its extensive labels along with the sake list. The Karaage Nanban, Edamame, Chicken Teriyaki, Tempura and Beef Tataki are a few dishes that await the diner here. The signature rolls that must be tried are the Enchanted Forest Roll and the Rainbow Roll. Dining at ShuRaku makes one realize the sheer magic that lies in the hands of the celebrated chef and helps one appreciate Japanese cuisine better.
Nestled in the 130-acre Queen Elizabeth Park, Seasons in the Park offers 360-degree views of the stunning Vancouver skyline, Pacific Ocean and the North Shore mountains. The combination of exceptional service and west coast cuisine make this restaurant one not to be missed. The menu features classics such as New York steak and rack of lamb, but the real focus is on fresh local seafood. Try the Queen Charlotte's dungeness crab and risotto cakes or the maple-glazed wild BC sockeye salmon. Seasons in the Park also offers an amazing selection of rare and vintage wines at surprisingly good prices.
Watch the late afternoon sun slowly setting on the horizon on English Bay in Stanley Park. Voted the most romantic restaurant in Vancouver, its featured tea rooms are full of character, setting a serene dining mood. The West Coast menu includes delicious varieties of mushrooms for appetizers. The brunch, lunch and dinner menus feature some mouthwatering seafood, and desserts like the chocolate Milano cake and white chocolate cheese cake end the meal perfectly.
Enjoy the magnificent skyline of the city at the Cloud 9 Revolving Restaurant & Lounge. The unbeaten views of the city below complement the contemporary meal offered that often changes for holidays and weekday specials. The nightly entertainment features live music by bands and DJs and only ads to the appeal of the place. Without question, a spectacular option for an unforgettable meal while in Vancouver.