Der Ruf von Le Crocodile steht bei Kritikern aus dem In- und Ausland außer Zweifel; die renommierte Zeitschrift Paris Saveur zollte dem Lokal in ihrer Ausgabe vom Mai 95 ausdrücklich Lob und Anerkennung. Es liegt im Geschäftsviertel der Innenstadt und wird darum gern auch von Geschäftsleuten zu Mittag aufgesucht. Das Interieur verströmt Pariser Eleganz. An den dunkelgelb gestrichenen Wänden hängen gerahmte Reproduktionen von Manet-Gemälden. Stilvolles Mobiliar und Inventar liefern den Rahmen für ein exklusives Tafelerlebnis. Das Restaurant ist für seine elsässischen Spezialitäten in fantastischer Präsentation bekannt. Was hier auf den Tisch kommt, sind nicht bloß Speisen, sondern Kunstwerke. Um nur zwei Beispiele aus der Karte zu nennen: Ris de Veau Pôelé mit Knoblauch, Spinat und Calvados, CAD 22,95 (EUR 16) und gegrillter Atlantik-Lachs mit Spinat, Safran-Soße, CAD 20,95 (EUR 14,70).
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.
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.
Von hier aus kann man der Nachmittagssonne langsam beim Untergang über der English Bay im Stanley Park zusehen. Das Teahouse wurde aber nicht nur deshalb zum romantischsten Restaurant Vancouvers gewählt. Auf der Speisekarte mit Westküstenspezialitäten finden sich u.a. gefüllte Pilze mit Schweizerkäse, Krebs, Shrimps und Jakobsmuscheln. Gegrillter Lachs in Blätterteig sowie Ravioli mit Krebs- und Spinatfüllung an Bouillabaisse sind als Hauptgerichte zu empfehlen.
Formerly known as The Railway Club, this small, second-floor downtown club has been home to famous performers playing everything from folk and country to jazz and rockabilly. The front room is the most intimate, while the corner room, separated by a long bar, has a more relaxed air. Drop in to catch up on the latest music and the hottest night scene around town. A hip place, plan your most exciting parties here and create memories to cherish for life. Check out the website or call ahead for more information.
Blue Water Cafe is touted as one of the city's favorite haunts for seafood. While the chef cooks up a sumptuous west coast cuisine, the master at the raw bar, effortlessly caters to the needs of sushi lovers. From salads and shrimp cocktails, to main courses of lobster and crabs, which are procured straight out of the tank, guests can enjoy a hearty and delectable seafood meal. Contained within a former warehouse, Blue Water Cafe is in the heart of historic and popular area of Yaletown. The spacious and well lit interiors are ideal for a fancy evening meal, or you can also enjoy your dish under an awning outside when the weather is nice.
Because of its proximity to city hall, public employees often hang around this café-cum-deli. Patrons may even catch the city's mayor snacking on a bagel and coffee. It serves breakfast all day, including the Ham 'n' Eggwich, French toast, pancakes, Eggs Benedict, bagels and the standard coffee and toast. Sandwiches are included in the lunch specials along with chicken, corned or roast beef, turkey and tuna salad. All are served with soup or salad. An espresso from the cappuccino bar makes a good finish to a light meal. Payment is in cash only.
To enjoy delicious and flavorsome traditional Indian delicacies, head to Indian Roti Kitchen in Mount Pleasant. Vancouver's first East Indian roti shop, this Indian restaurant serves authentic recipes at surprisingly reasonable prices. The dishes are delectable with the spices and ingredients used in their preparations sourced directly from India. The menu predominantly comprises of appetizers and vegetarian rotis including favorites such as channa roti, vegetable pakora and samosa, dal pakora roti, mutter paneer and aloo gobi rotis.
Relish the zesty taste of authentic Mexican cuisine at La Taqueria. This Mexican fast food restaurant chain is famous all over British Columbia for their delicious tacos and burritos served with fiery in-house made hot sauces. The menu includes multiple choices in veggie tacos, meat and seafood tacos, burritos and quesadillas. This traditional Mexican restaurant uses organic, fresh and only locally sourced ingredients to prepare their tacos, burritos and hot sauces. They also provide catering services for bulk order placements.
Fans of burritos have a lot to cheer in Broadway. This is where Adobo Burrito, a small eatery famous for its Mexican fast food range, is located. Apart from burritos, they have quesadillas, enchiladas, tacos and fajitas. A good option for lovers of Mexican flavors, though it'd be wise not to expect a refined atmosphere at Adobe. Call ahead for details.
This relaxed yet sophisticated café offers what is arguably the best java in town. It's no wonder, with organic coffee beans that are roasted twice a week and high-end Clover machines to do the brewing. The mellow atmosphere is a draw to the business crowd and hipsters alike. Linger over a signature hand-poured cappuccino while surfing the web on the free wireless service. Want a bite to eat with your latte? Elysian also offers casual café selections such as tortilla wraps as well as a range of wheat-free and sugar-free baked goods.
With more than 23,000 branches over the globe, Starbucks is easily one of the most recognized coffeehouses in the world. This Vancouver branch is often frequented by professionals who wish to get work done using their free WiFi facilities while enjoying pastries, snacks and coffee. The beverage menu includes Starbucks Willow Blend brewed from whole beans, Peppermint Hot Chocolate and kid's drinks like Caramel Apple Spice. For snacks, guests can relish Chonga Bagel, Cheesecake Brownie, Turkey Rustico Panini and Greek Yogurt with Honey Parfait among other selections.