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#1 Bilbro Baggins

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Posted 29 August 2011 - 01:08 AM

I've been watching a lot of Man v. Food recently, and it's got me thinking... What are some really good restaurants in Vancouver? I mean reasonably priced, not any overly expensive, fancy, reservations restaurants.
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 01:14 AM

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If you were watching Man v Food, maybe you are looking for the kind of restaurant with eating challenges as well? I'd love to hear if there are any local.
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 01:50 AM

Cactus Club. Food is ok, overpriced but the scenery is worth every dime
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 02:11 AM

White Spot. Solid place. Love their Pulled Pork Sandwich!
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 02:49 AM

ahaha if there were any places with eating challenges in Vancouver i'd be over there in a heartbeat! :lol:
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 03:36 AM

If you like Greek you can't go wrong with Stepho's on Daive street. Usually a line up but the chicken souvlaki and roasted potatoes are amasing, decent prices too.
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 05:41 AM

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Posted 29 August 2011 - 07:54 AM

Cactus Club. Food is ok, overpriced but the scenery is worth every dime

I personally think that place is one of the worst food establishments in Vancouver. The food is below average and price is incredible for the quality of the meal you get. I tried several of their dishes, aside from food coming late, the taste was horrid, I ended up leaving hungry and going to a different restaurant. Needless to say, after giving it a couple of chances, I will never be coming back.
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 08:22 AM

Zefferreli's on Robson.

My buddy is from Sicily and lived in Rome for years. I took him there, and he asked the manager to come over. I'm like "uh oh". The manager comes over and he says to her it's the best pasta he's had outside of Italy! Now that's a compliment! About $20 per plate. But it's worth every penny.

http://www.zefferellis.com/
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 09:00 AM

ahaha if there were any places with eating challenges in Vancouver i'd be over there in a heartbeat! :lol:



There used to be a place called Flags International Bistro near Broadway and Alma. They had a burger the size of a pizza. Only a few people had ever finished the whole thing. Don't know if there was any kind of prize for finishing it, but you'd definitely earn respect and recognition from the crazy old guy who owned the place.
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 09:14 AM

their blackened creole chicken is hands down the best thing ive ever eaten. that said i consider it a chain not really a place u need to make reservations at
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 10:08 AM

God you guys like bad restaurants...seriously, Cactus Club? It's terrible, along with all the other chain restaurants. The best restaurants in the city imo would be...

Cibo, amazing food amazing Chef. Everything is local, seasonal and done right. You're not going to find amazing plating here but you will find mazing food. By far my favourite restaurant in the city. If you go get the bone marrow.

LaQuercia, another great restaurant. They offer a constantly changing menu and offer family style dining. Just let the kitchen cook for you and you won't be disappointed.

Hawksworth Restaurant. If you like pretty plates of the restaurants I like Hawksworth definitely has the prettiest plating. A lot of fusion which I'm normally not a fan of but I have to admit his food is good. Have the short ribs.

Maenam, if you like thai you'll love Maenam. Here you'll find modernized thai food. Gone is the sloppy decor and poor plating and in comes a nice trendy little restaurant. Have the red curry duck and hot and sour soup.
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 10:23 AM

Earls. Ribs and chicken one of the best meals I've ever had. I know people think Earls isn't all that good but try the Ribs and Chicken. Otherwise Tuna club sandwich at Joey's
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 10:24 AM

Eddy's Pink Peppercorn Seafood House.... one of the successor of the Cannery :towel:
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 10:37 AM

Ensemble is owned and operated by the winner of Top Chef Canada Dale MacKay. Haven't tried it yet but heard its pretty good.
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 12:26 PM

Sandbar on Granville Island
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 01:08 PM

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It depends what you are looking for -

Try some of the street food carts:
http://communities.c...-food-2011.aspx
http://communities.c...-announced.aspx

Nu which is one of the best Greek restaurants around has two carts - Nu Greek Street (parked at Howe and Dunsmuir as well as Granville at West Georgia) - great Chicken or Lamb Souvlaki with some of the best pita bread wrap ever...$6.50.

Here is the Nu website: http://www.nurestaurant.com/ BTW a friend was just at the bar in Nu and they have a Happy Hour special weekdays from 5-7 pm where you can order three of the appetizer plates for $9.00. He says it is a great value.

Breakfast?

My go to breakfast spot in North Van is The Tomahawk Restaurant, on Phillip near Marine Drive - been around since 1926.
http://www.tomahawkrestaurant.com/

Expect a line-up on weekends. No waffles but great french toast and pancakes. My two favourites:

YUKON-STYLE BACON & EGGS
This is it. The one that started the Legend! Five generous slices of Yukon-style bacon. Two country-style eggs served fried or scrambled, a heaping portion of golden-griddled hash brown potatoes, and two thick slices of Klondike toast.

MIXED GRILL
Nine generous slices of Yukon style bacon, two country fresh eggs, fried or scrambled, two slices of Klondike toast, ORGANIC hamburger patty, aged cheddar cheese, wiener, onions and fresh sautéed mushrooms.
http://www.tomahawkr..._breakfast.html

Belgian waffles:
Café Medina, 556 Beatty Street, Vancouver
http://www.medinacaf...enus/breakfast/

Patisserie Lebeau, 1728 2nd Ave West, Vancouver
http://www.grababetterwaffle.com/

Also try the Elbow Room Cafe - I have run into more than few Hollywood actors there over the years. This café is known for friendly “customer abuse.”
http://www.theelbowr.../site/sitep.jsp

Something more upscale - some jazz piano with brunch. Also good for dinner. O'Douls on Robson.
http://www.odoulsrestaurant.com/

Also more upscale is Cafe Regalade 2836 West Fourth Avenue in West Van. French country breakfasts are amazing and also fantastic French bistro cuisine for lunch, brunch and dinner.
http://www.caferegalade.com/

And a place where I had numerous early morning business meetings over the years - if you like Dim Sum - the Pink Pearl, 1132 E. Hastings Street.
http://www.pinkpearl.com/

Asian comfort food? Cheap and tasty:

My Phở restaurant of choice and I have tried about 50 Phở joints in Metro Vancouver - it is always busy:

Phở Hong
5975 Kingsway, Burnaby (at Imperial)
Tel: 604-454-9727

Huge bowl served with all the trimmings (lime, Thai Basil, beans sprouts) and a Vietnamese spring roll for about $8.00. Make sure you add a little fish sauce for an authentic Vietnamese taste but go easy on it unless you have developed a taste. A little Sriracha hot sauce is also great.

Second choice for a Phở house would likely be Le Petit Saigon 2783 E. Hastings St. near Renfrew

Taiwanese beef noodle is great at Huangs Beef Noodles 6940 Victoria Drive

Also try the Japanese hot pot soup version. It’s kind of like a fondue where you dip pre-sliced meats and veggies into an individual pot of simmering broth and cook it yourself. Sticking with the basic broth (unless you like you food hot then go with the Thai style), and the choices include fish, chicken, lamb, fish, seafood etc with veggies. The hotpot is served with rice or noodles, sauces, a raw egg and sweet bean soup at the end as dessert. The portions are huge and by the end of it the broth becomes super tasty. Great place to go with a few friends and socialize as you cook:
Pearl Japanese Hot Pot (Shabu shabu)
7154 Sperling Avenue, Burnaby
Tel: (604) 516-0238

And just down Kingsway from the Pearl Japanese Hot Pot Kenzo Japanese Noodle House at the corner of Kingsway and Griffiths in Burnaby - small restaurant in a little strip mall. It is a Korean run restaurant like so many other Japanese restaurants. - Great prices, huge portions and good quality. Huge noodle soup bowls ($8-9) for a large bowl of noodles and toppings and other dishes such as katsudon, ribs, and pork are also quite cheap.

Check out this review with pictures:
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http://chowtimes.com...ffiths-burnaby/

And more pics:
http://eatmehere.blo...odle-house.html

For really good Taiwanese style try food New Age on Kingsway in the Best Western Inn just east of Royal Oak. It used to be a little place on Rumble but was so popular they moved to the much more spacious and upscale location. This is really good Taiwanese food - as good as the what I can get in Taipei.

For super Szechuan try a little hole in the wall in Coquitlam called the Golden Chile - if you want to truly sear your taste buds ask for it hot. It is in a little mall on Cottonwood just east of North Road. 511 Cottonwood Ave #1. Try the Green Onion Pancake and real Hot and Sour soup not the cornstarch thickened glop so often served in westernized Chinese places. They have number of hot pot style dishes. It is family run. Just ask for a selection of their most popular dishes - you will not go wrong.

Best steamed dumplings (Xiao long baos) in Metro Vancouver???? And great Shanghai cuisine - Northern Dynasty 8391 Alexandria Road #1170, Richmond. Also try the Drunken Chicken.

Second place for Xiao long baos? Chen's Shanghai Kitchen, 8095 Park Rd, Richmond. Also they have a great version of Hot and Sour Soup but it is more Taiwanese than Shanghaiese and excellent Shanghai Noodle soups. They are also well-known for their Beef and Broccoli.

Some of the best Hong Kong style noodles try Mak's Noodle House at185-8291 Alexandra Rd., Richmond -

For a little more upscale (decor and price) try the Empire Seafood Restaurant, 7997 Westminster Hwy, Richmond. If you go there during Alaska King Crab season you may never eat crab anywhere else again. A second crab choice is Dungeness done as Spicy Garlic Crab or the Stuffed Crab Claws - excellent as well. Dim sum is also very good here and is more to the Cantonese style. Their various Seafood soups are good as well. If you have big dinner party this is a good choice but ask for their banquet menu.

And a new Chinese restaurant that has been getting great reviews from friends but I have yet to try is Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie at 163 Keefer Street in Chinatown - think "modern old-style Chinese restaurant". It has won a lot of awards in a short time and has been selected by several magazines and reviewers as the Best New Restaurant in Vancouver.
http://www.bao-bei.ca/

Chinese barbeque? Try Master Hung BBQ Restaurant at 8780 Blundell Road, Richmond. Terrific duck, chicken, or roast suckling pig.

And for takeout Chinese barbecue try Top King BBQ in the public market in Crystal Court Mall next to Metrotown. Also there is an Asian food court on the second floor with lots of choices.

And mixed in with the Asian restaurants is Abdul’s BBQ also located in the Crystal Mall on Kingsway and Willingdon - 1691-4500 Kingsway which specializes in Shawarma (similair to Donair but the meat is not ground). Meats used include beef, lamb and chicken and are cooked vertically on a rotating machine over a period of several hours. Check out the pictures here along with a review:
http://chowtimes.com...ls-on-kingsway/

A really good Chinese meal on the cheap??? Try T&T supermarkets hot food area for lunch - mix and match and also quite good barbecue as well. Take home some cold food from the deli case and try the Vietnamese subs - HINT after 6pm they clear out the cold food and barbecue at reduced prices - great when you do not want to cook. They also have quite good sushi takeout.

Speaking of sushi - try Sushi Garden across from Metrotown on Kingsway. Really good tuna sashimi as well as large Korean style sushi rolls and cones. Here is the menu:
http://www.urbanspoo...menu/181734?p=0

Also Nao Sushi on 7060 Kingsway Burnaby near Highgate Village is maybe the best value for money - be prepared for line-ups.

Cattle Cafe - one on Kingsway at Nelson across from the Bay Metrotown and the other in Richmond at 8580 Alexandra Road. Lineups can be expected at the Burnaby location at lunch and dinner but they open at 11 am. Excellent noodle soup bowls and excellent meat and rice plates. Great value for the money. Portions are large, prices are fair and quality is good. Meals include coffee or tea or you can add one of their specialty drinks for $2.00 - slushies, smoothies, milkshakes in lots of flavours. My significant other (aka SHE WHO MUST BE OBEYED) loves the Malay Laksa soup base and mixes and matches the various noodles (7 varieties) and adds two of the many toppings depending upon her mood. My favourites are the Pork Chop in Creamy Onion Bacon Demi-Glaze on Rice - terrific flavour and lots of meat for $8.75, Rib Eye Steak and Mushrooms in Red Wine Sauce on Rice at $8.95 and the House Special Baked Seafood and Pork Chop on Rice for $9.75. I have tried a number of their dishes and have yet to be disappointed. My nephew really likes their curry dishes and their hot pots. They also have number of sandwiches all under $5.00. Here is their menu:
http://www.urbanspoo...enu/1534862?p=6

Home style Japanese cooking at Hi Genki, 6680 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby - next to the the Nikkei Museum and Heritage Centre which is intended for the residents of the seniors centre but it’s open to the public. BTW a great Japanese grocery store is next door.

Amorosa Pasta House - Many people recommend Anton's on East Hastings for huge servings of pasta. Anton's shtick - cheap and large portions - quality... not so much. Sometimes the pasta is great, other times, it's overcooked and not well drained, hence watering down the sauce. The red sauce is at best meh. The service is generally bad to abysmal. My significant other got food poisoning and we have not been back. A similar pasta restaurant with good prices and similarly large portions but much superior food is Amorosa Pasta House at the corner of Edmonds and 6th Street in Burnaby (7874 Edmonds Street). For those who are transit dependent get off at the Edmonds SkyTrain station and take the #106 New Westminster - it stops right near the restaurant. Amorosa will take reservations and if not there are seldom lengthy waits compared to Anton's. Also the ambiance is way better. More of a hidden gem and they have rotating specials in addition to their mix and match pasta, sauce and ingredients menu. Their sauces are much better than what you get at Anton's. Plus the service is excellent. I used to live near and would often pick up dinner on the way home. I have eaten there numerous times and have never has a bad experience.Here is a review with pics:
http://www.shermansf...03/amorosa.html
Here is the menu:
http://www.urbanspoo...menu/180058?p=0
IMHO it leaves Anton's in the dust. And the decor and ambience is quite nice so a good restaurant for a quiet date.

Comfort food??

Acme Cafe at 51 West Hastings Street - and really good value. Terrific sandwiches and try the meat loaf.
http://www.acmecafe.ca/


More upscale. Don Francesco's at 860 Burrard has great Italian food. I used to go to Francesco's original restaurant - Francesco Alongi's back in the 1970's and 1980's on Richards Street.
http://www.donfrancesco.ca/

Another really good Italian restaurant that has been around for decades. I would often go for a pre-game meal when the Canucks played at the Pacific Coliseum - Osteria Napoli on Renfrew at 1st Avenue - great Italian food. The veal was always superb. Been a few years since I have been there. Also a romantic date place.
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http://www.osterianapoli.com/

Best Steak - Gotham's - Hy's Encore as sentimental favourite In Seattle try Ruth's Chris Steakhouse. The Shore Club has great steak and superb seafood. Less expensive but still top end steak Hamilton Street Grill
http://www.hamiltonstreetgrill.com/

Best Carnivore Outing (non-steak) - Memphis Blues.

Best Restaurant - West - edges out my longtime favourite Bishop's with a new one on the scene Gastropod a close third. Friends recommend Hawksworth. Expect to drop serious change at these places.

Best new style deli - Salt and it is great - incredible charcuterie and cheeses.

Classic Italian - Cioppino’s - try the lunch special of rotisserie chicken and the pastas are superb.

Seafood - C but I am more and more impressed each time I go to the Blue Water Cafe. Also the Shore Club

Classic French - Le Crocodile. Been a favourite of mine for decades.

Indian food? No contest... Vij's at 1480 West 11th Avenue and he has a takeout place next door - Vij's Rangoli.
http://www.vijs.ca/

Something different - Belgian by way of North Africa and arguably one of the best in the City and just blocks away from Rogers Arena. One of my personal favourites - Chambar, 562 Beatty Street.
http://www.chambar.com/

The Pear Tree at 4120 East Hastings Street, Burnaby is superb. Scott Jaeger is a world class chef with all the awards to prove it. As an appetizer try the Scallops with Bacon Risotto or the "Lobster Cappucino". Main course? They have rotating specials based on fresh ingredients available each day but the Lamb Shank with Scallops and Risotto is superb as is the the Ribeye Steak with Stilton Polenta are signature dishes.
http://peartreeresta...t.net/index.php

And yeah I do eat out a lot.

BTW a food blog with really good reviews of Metro Vancouver restaurants is Sherman's Food Adventures - a great place to check out restaurants that you may not have heard of as well as many that are well-known:
http://www.shermansfoodadventures.com/

EDIT - And some diners that I omitted earlier...

I forgot to include The Red Wagon Cafe at 2296 East Hastings Street on my list of good breakfast places as well lunch and dinner comfort food:
http://www.redwagoncafe.com/menu

Another good diner choice that recently opened - Lucy's Eastside Diner at 2708 Main Street Street and it is open 24 hours a day. Great breakfast, sandwiches and burgers - classic comfort food. Try the meatloaf sandwich.
http://www.lucyseastsidediner.com/

Save-On Meats Diner Menu (also still a butcher shop and a sandwich counter as well:
http://saveonmeats.c...-meats-menu.pdf

Reviews:
http://communities.c...ner-review.aspx
http://www.theglobea...article2107092/

Edited by Wetcoaster, 01 September 2011 - 12:19 PM.

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Posted 29 August 2011 - 01:09 PM

why do people keep saying earls, cactus club, joey's.. you dont need reservations for them not even on game days. plus they are chains

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Posted 29 August 2011 - 01:20 PM

I'm not a fan of Cactus Club, but they're fancy salad (can't recall then name...the most expensive one) is really good.

Nick's Spaghetti House on Commercial is excellent home cooked Italian.

The Irish Heather/Shebeen in Gastown. Best Irish house, flooring from the Guinness Brewery and the best Scotch list in Vancouver. Food's ok, nothing to get excited about.

Gotta agree with Wetcoaster's assessment....in particular Memphis Blues....try the Beef Brisket, but don't come too late or it will all be gone (they start cooking it in the morning and once they're out, there's no more until the next day).
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 01:24 PM

Cactus Club is the most overrated and overpriced chain in town. 10-15 years ago they were where the kids ate and they catered to that crowd. Then they redid all their interiors and raised the bar a lot in atmosphere and service but its still the same old crapty food but at inflated prices. If you really want a chain restaurant go to the Keg for the same money and get a decent meal out of it.

Also avoid Olive Garden like the plague. They even make their salads bad for you. Where else can a simple plate dish run over 3000 calories and 80 grams of fat. NOTHING on their menu is healthy. NOTHING. Their "heart healthy" meals are not healthy, just slightly less unhealthy than their usual stuff. Go to their website. Read the nutritional information page and gasp in awe at the massive numbers in the calories, fat and sodium columns. Itll hurt your heart just reading it.
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 01:40 PM

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Just posting here to use this as a future reference. I've visited probably half of these places - time to go and try the other half! Thanks, Wetcoaster :towel:

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Posted 29 August 2011 - 01:41 PM

The Eatery is the best Japanese restaurant I've been to. It's pricey, but it's so good.

The Naam restaurant is a vegetarian place, but they have some really good food there. Good prices too.
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 01:45 PM

memphis blues sucks the sauce is crap, the seasoning on the meats is mediocre at best and the meats are so overcooked they turn to mush. i hear all the time omg memphis blues is so good and its the pinnacle of bad bbq. the thing is there are NO good bbq restaurants in vancouver; the only reason you think its good is because you haven't had real bbq. you would think someone would come out with some REAL bbq but no. everything is sushi crap nowadays.

gotta make your own ribs, brisket etc if you want good bbq in vancouver. or find one of those bbq food trucks some of them are pretty good; i can't recall their name though.
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 01:48 PM

Well, it was good when I was there, and I have had real BBQ (in KC and Wichita).
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 01:59 PM

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Posted 29 August 2011 - 02:16 PM

doubt it

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Posted 29 August 2011 - 02:28 PM

Just a bit north of Squamish, there's a very nice BBQ place - http://www.thecampfiregrill.ca/
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 02:28 PM

Well, it was good when I was there, and I have had real BBQ (in KC and Wichita).



I used to get it from a southern dude that cooked it in a remade oil drum next to the sto' and sold shoes at the same time. Pretty sure it was autherntic as well.

And that guy would rock Mephis Blue's world. I mean it's ok but it's not the good stuff.
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 02:30 PM

Any reviews or recommendations for the Teahouse in Stanley Park?
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Posted 29 August 2011 - 02:48 PM

I used to get it from a southern dude that cooked it in a remade oil drum next to the sto' and sold shoes at the same time. Pretty sure it was autherntic as well.

And that guy would rock Mephis Blue's world. I mean it's ok but it's not the good stuff.

Well, no, it is NOT up to Southern standards. But buying BBQ in Vancouver is like buying sushi in Memphis...you take what you can get. If you want BBQ in Vancouver, I have yet to find a better place....dudes cooking out of oil drums not-with-standing.
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