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.
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 the city's haunt 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, straight out of the tank, guests can enjoy a sumptuous seafood meal. Contained within a former warehouse, Blue Water Cafe is in the heart of historic and popular area of Yaletown.
Fable, a farm-to-table restaurant, offers a great range of Canadian cuisine for a range of palates. The decor of the place truly reflects the uniqueness that through Trevor Bird, and Kyla Brown's art on the exposed brick walls. The menu has great choices like roast ling cod, flat iron steak, pumpkin risotto and chickpea fritters. Complete your meal with a lemon tart or chocolate beet fondant from the tempting range of desserts. All in all, this is a great place to drop in to have a family meal or to enjoy their special brunch menu.
Renowned for their traditional and authentic cuisine, The Mexican, Antojitos y Cantina restaurant on Granville Street is a small catina where one can go to enjoy some traditional Mexican cooking with fresh ingredients and spices that are specially sourced from Mexico. The menu consists of varied appetizers and entrees like molletes, guacamole, chicharrón de queso and mexican antojitos. Their nachos chips are also highly recommended. The place is also known for their cocktails and tequila shots.
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.
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.
I Cafe is a Chinese restaurant with contemporary decor featuring bright blue chairs, brown tiled walls behind the counter and television screens that are always tuned on to major sports events. It has four menus for lunch, afternoon tea, dinner and delivery. Guests can start their meal with appetizers like Garlic Soy Sauce Ramen and Minced Beef with Pan Fried Egg on Spaghetti. It has numerous vegetarian options for the main course such as French Style Baked Assorted Mushroom, along with meat and fish dishes like Stir Fried Satay Pork Flat Noodle and Thai Style Seafood Udon. For dessert, try the Banana Pancake or Peach Pancake with delicious flavors.
Dynasty Seafood Restaurant is a Chinese seafood restaurant that has bagged multiple awards. It offers a luxurious ambience replete with artificial flower arrangements, an airy dining room with wooden accents and columns, round counters, sparkly chandeliers and floor-to-ceiling glass windows with magnificent views. Its round tables are placed at sufficient distances from each other to afford privacy to guests. Its chefs offer dim sum and seafood classics like Prawns with Fresh Fruit Salad in Papaya and Shark's Fin Soup. It is the ideal location for smart dinner parties, wedding receptions, banquets and business events.
New India Buffet & Restaurant boasts of a charming dining room with a vivid red bar, and red tables and chairs, infused with a vibrant Asian aura. It serves Indian classics tweaked to suit modern tastes, complemented by beer and wine. It offers lunch and dinner buffets at set prices, which include dishes like Spring Rolls, Tandoori Chicken, Lamb Curry, Mini Samosa, Saffron Sweet Rice and Indian Yogurt Curry. However, customers need to order for items separately from its takeaway menu, which has typical dishes such as Palak Paneer, a cottage cheese dish, Chicken Tikka and Prawn Curry.