® Best of Vancouver 2014

Food & Drink winners

Best gay bar

  1. Celebrities Nightclub, 1022 Davie
  2. Pumpjack Pub, 1167 Davie
  3. 1181 Lounge, 1181 Davie Street

Best strip club

  1. No. 5 Orange, 205 Main Street
  2. Brandi's Exotic Show Lounge, 595 Hornby Street
  3. Penthouse, 1019 Seymour Street

Best restaurant (independent)

  1. Chambar Restaurant, 568 Beatty
  2. Vij's, 3106 Cambie
  3. The Eatery, 3431 West Broadway

Most romantic restaurant

  1. Seasons in the Park, Queen Elizabeth Park (West 33rd Avenue at Cambie Street)
  2. Chambar Restaurant, 568 Beatty
  3. Brix Restaurant & Wine Bar, 1138 Homer

Best all-day breakfast

  1. Denny's, Various locations
  2. Bons Off Broadway, 2451 Nanaimo
  3. Sophie's Cosmic Cafe, 2095 W. 4th

Best brew pub

  1. Yaletown Brewing Company, 1111 Mainland Street
  2. Steamworks, 375 Water
  3. Craft Beer Market, 85 W. 1st

Best brewery tasting room

  1. Brassneck, 2148 Main Street
  2. Parallel 49, 1950 Triumph St.
  3. 33 Acres Brewing Company, 15 W. 8th

Best new craft brewery

  1. Brassneck Brewery, 2148 Main Street
  2. 33 Acres Brewing Company, 15 W. 8th
  3. Bomber Brewing, 1488 Adanac St.
  4. Main Street Brewery, 261 East 7th Avenue

Best local brewery

  1. Granville Island Brewing, 1441 Cartwright St., Granville Island
  2. Parallel 49, 1950 Triumph St.
  3. Brassneck Brewery, 2148 Main Street

Best B.C. wine/winery (white)

  1. JoieFarm Winery, 2825 Naramata Road, Naramata
  2. Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, 500 Burrowing Owl Pl., Oliver
  3. Quail's Gate, 3303 Boucherie Road, West Kelowna

Best food truck

  1. TacoFino, 2327 E. Hastings
  2. Mom's Grilled Cheese, Mobile locations
  3. Vij's Railway Express, Mobile locations

Best kid-friendly restaurant

  1. White Spot, Various locations
  2. Rocky Mountain Flatbread, Various locations
  3. Red Robin, Various locations

Best chain restaurant

  1. Cactus Club, Various locations
  2. Earls, Various locations
  3. Milestones, Various locations

Best restaurant patio

  1. Dockside Restaurant, 1253 Johnston, Granville Island
  2. Tap & Barrel, Various locations
  3. Boathouse Restaurant, Various locations

Best restaurant bathroom

  1. Cactus Club, Various locations
  2. Joey Restaurant, Various locations
  3. Earls, Various locations

Best restaurant to take out-of-town guests to

  1. Seasons in the Park, Queen Elizabeth Park (West 33rd Avenue at Cambie Street)
  2. Salmon House on the Hill, 2229 Folkestone Way, West Vancouver
  3. The Boathouse Restaurant, Various locations
  4. Sandbar Seafood Restaurant, 1535 Johnston

Best restaurant to work for

  1. Cactus Club, Various locations
  2. Earls, Various locations
  3. Keg Steakhouse & Bar, Various locations

Best bistro

  1. Tableau Bar Bistro, 1181 Melville
  2. Les Faux Bourgeois, 663 E. 15th
  3. Burgoo, Various locations

Best brunch

  1. Cafe Medina, 780 Richards
  2. Milestones, Various locations
  3. Yolk's Restaurant & Commissary, 1298 East Hastings Street

Best bread bakery

  1. Terra Breads, Various locations
  2. Cobs Breads
  3. Uprising Breads Bakery, 1697 Venables

Best pastry bakery

  1. Beaucoup, 2150 Fir
  2. Fratelli, Various locations
  3. Thomas Haas, Various locations
  4. Thierry, 1059 Alberni St.

Best gelato

  1. Bella Gelateria, Various locations
  2. La Casa Gelato, 1033 Venables St
  3. Mario's Gelati, 78 East 1st Ave.

Best restaurant wine list (B.C.)

  1. Raincity Grill, 1193 Denman
  2. Tap & Barrel, Various locations
  3. Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar, 1095 Hamilton
  4. Salt Tasting Room, 45 Blood Alley Square

Best pub

  1. The Irish Heather Gastropub, 210 Carrall
  2. The Charles Bar , 136 W. Cordova
  3. Cambie Pub, 300 Cambie Street
  4. London Public House , 700 Main Street

Best B.C. wine/winery (red)

  1. Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, 500 Burrowing Owl Pl., Oliver
  2. Mission Hill Family Estate, 1730 Mission Hill Road, West Kelowna
  3. Quail's Gate, 3303 Boucherie Road, West Kelowna

Best private liquor store

  1. Legacy Liquor Store, 1633 Manitoba
  2. Brewery Creek, 3045 Main Street
  3. Darby's, 2001 Macdonald

Best private beer store

  1. Brewery Creek, 3045 Main Street
  2. Legacy Liquor, 1633 Manitoba
  3. Firefly Fine Wines and Ales, 2857 Cambie Street

Best independent coffee shop

  1. Revolver Coffee, 325 Cambie
  2. 49th Parallel, Various locations
  3. Matchstick Coffee Roasters, Various locations
  4. Continental Coffee, Various locations

Best coffee shop (local chain)

  1. JJ Bean, Various locations
  2. Bean Around The World, Various locations
  3. Caffe Artigiano, Various locations

Best tea house

  1. David's Tea, Various locations
  2. Murchie's Tea & Coffee, Various locations
  3. Urban Tea Merchant, 1070 W. Georgia

Most vegan-friendly

  1. The Naam Restaurant, 2724 W. 4th
  2. Acorn, 3995 Main
  3. Graze Food and Drink

Best new restaurant

  1. Craft Beer Market, 85 W. 1st
  2. Farmer's Apprentice, 1535 W. 6th
  3. Ask for Luigi, 305 Alexander
  4. Bufala, 5395 West Blvd