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.
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.
Unlike what the name suggests, Pho Kong is not a Vietnamese restaurant but rater a vegetarian eatery which specializes in a variety of Chinese delicacies. Their delicious Conjee dishes, soupy noodles, dim-sums, deep-fried rolls, noodles, rice and various vegetable entrees are highly popular with the locals. Having shifted to its current location from Main Street, the restaurant, with its minimal decor and spacious interior is perfect for a meal with the family.
Tucked in a corner of East 15th Avenue, Les Faux Bourgeois is a popular bistro in the area. From the rustic fare to the dark wood floors and dimly lit interior, everything about this modest space is reminiscent of a Parisian bistro. The menu offers all the classics of French country cooking. Start with the escargots Bourgogne or frisée salad before moving onto a cassoulet or the duck confit served with a side of glazed seasonal vegetables. Not that hungry? Share a cheese plate and a bottle of Burgundy with friends, or sample one of the delectable French desserts.
Declared as one of Canada’s 10 Best New Restaurants on several lists when it was established in 2014, the Acorn is an absolute delight to dine at. Touted as the next big thing that has hit the vegetarian dining scene in Vancouver, the place offers a stylish menu that will surely attract vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. They also have a brunch menu that has proven to be quite a hit among its regular patrons. Apart from the food, another thing that really makes a mark here are their signature cocktails.
Head to Bestie, if you are craving for some delicious German food. This restaurant pampers your palate with street-food from Germany in a casual setting. Their menu features dishes like Pretzel and Mustard, Cheese Fries, Currywurst and crafted sausages and the dishes have gained popularity due to their unique taste. You can pair your meal with beer and wine varieties offered on their beverage list. Bestie's elegant interiors and friendly and efficient service make this a great spot to drop by for a quick lunch.
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.
Bringing the zesty flavors of Malaysia to Vancouver, Banana Leaf is a giant when it comes to Malaysian cuisine in Vancouver. The well crafted menu is full of traditional favorites and has ample options for vegetarians as well as meat lovers. Roti canai and seafood specialties are the perennial stars on the menu. Authenticity is the key to the restaurant's following and its the one reason why patrons find it so different from other options available in the city. The interiors sport a traditional and elegant set up suited to casual dining. The restaurant has received lavish accolades from a number of sources and is one of the best places to eat Malaysian food in Vancouver.
Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ offers a cozy dining space with dim lighting for savoring Japanese cuisine, with a focus on barbecue dishes. Guests can either order from the à la carte menu or opt for one of the prix fixe menus for couples and groups. Start your meal with appetizers like Sweet Potato Fries, Fried Bacon Chips and Fried Calamari. The main course consists of Premium Rib Eye, Angus Beef Ribs, Toro Beef and Pork Belly. There are plenty of options for vegetarians too with dishes such as King Oyster Mushrooms and Zucchini. Do not miss the selection of sake and virgin cocktails, along with desserts like Banana Chocolate Ice Cream.
A Taste of Vietnam is a great place to sample authentic Vietnamese cuisine at inexpensive rates. Start your meal with appetizers such as Shrimp Salad Roll, Grilled Pork Salad Roll, Deep Fried Wonton Imperial or Prawn Papaya Basil Salad. The main course comprises mainly of noodle soups, popularly known as pho in Vietnamese. Try the Special Chicken Noodle Soup, Beef Tendon Noodle Soup or the Seafood with Rice Noodle. The desserts include Deep Fried Banana with Ice Cream and Rain Bow Bean with Coconut Milk. If you cannot decide between the various dishes in the extensive menu, opt for one of their combo packages.
The interiors of Minato Japanese Restaurant have a decidedly Asian ambience with bobbing round lamps, a tiled ceiling and fancy curtains. Guests can begin dining with appetizers like Miso Soup, Edamame and Seaweed Salad. Try the Tamaro or Salmon Nigiri Sushi, followed by Chicken Udon Noodles and Beef Teriyaki Don Rice Bowl. If you cannot decide among its wide variety of sushi and sashimi, this restaurant offers a choice of dinner combos and boxes for individuals as well as for sharing. It reimburses the parking fee incurred by guests and also provides delivery services free of charge. It also creates special party trays that can be delivered at the function venue.
The most remarkable thing about Tojo's Japanese restaurant is that people have been known to make pilgrimages from far corners of the globe to savor its offerings. Vancouver is known for its sushi obsession, and this particular purveyor is internationally renowned. Make reservations for the bar and watch the artist Tojo at work. The Omakase, or Chef's Arrangement, is a popular option. The restaurant's original creations include the Great Canadian Roll (Atlantic lobster and asparagus with smoked Pacific salmon). For further details, please check the website.