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Food & Drink winners

Best pickup bar (f seeking m)

  1. The Roxy, 932 Granville
  2. Bimini Public House, 2010 W. 4th
  3. Cambie Pub, 300 Cambie Street

Best gay bar

  1. Celebrities Nightclub, 1022 Davie
  2. PumpJack Bar, 1167 Davie
  3. 1181 Lounge, 1181 Davie Street

Best lesbian club event/bar

  1. Hershe Bar, 398 Richards Street [Red Room]
  2. Celebrities Nightclub, 1022 Davie
  3. Cobalt - Man Up, 917 Main

Best strip club

  1. No. 5 Orange, 205 Main Street
  2. Brandi's Exotic Show Lounge, 595 Hornby Street
  3. The Granville Strip, 1050 Granville St

Best restaurant (independent)

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

Most romantic restaurant

  1. The Boathouse Restaurant, Various locations
  2. Seasons in the Park, Queen Elizabeth Park (West 33rd Avenue at Cambie Street)
  3. Chambar Restaurant, 568 Beatty

Best brewery tasting room

  1. Brassneck Brewery, 2148 Main Street
  2. 33 Acres Brewing Company, 15 W. 8th
  3. Granville Island Brewing, 1441 Cartwright St., Granville Island

Best local brewery

  1. Granville Island Brewing, 1441 Cartwright St., Granville Island
  2. Parallel 49 Brewing, 1950 Triumph Street
  3. 33 Acres Brewing Company, 15 W. 8th

Best B.C. wine/winery (white)

  1. JoieFarm Winery, 2825 Naramata Road, Naramata
  2. Quail's Gate, 3303 Boucherie Road, West Kelowna
  3. Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, 500 Burrowing Owl Pl., Oliver
  4. Mission Hill Family Estate, 1730 Mission Hill Road, West Kelowna

Best local distillery

  1. Odd Society Spirits, 1725 Powell Street
  2. Long Table Distillery, 1451 Hornby St.
  3. The Liberty Distillery, 1494 Old Bridge Rd., Granville Island

Best food truck

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

Best restaurant bathroom

  1. Cactus Club Cafe, Various locations
  2. Joey Restaurants, Various locations
  3. Earls Restaurant, 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. Sandbar Seafood Restaurant, 1535 Johnston

Best restaurant to work for

  1. Cactus Club Cafe, Various locations
  2. Earls Restaurant, Various locations
  3. Tap & Barrel Restaurant, Various locations

Best independent bar lounge

  1. The Keefer Bar, 135 Keefer St.
  2. Pourhouse , 162 Water
  3. The Diamond, 6 Powell Street

Best kid-friendly restaurant

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

Best chain restaurant

  1. Cactus Club Cafe, Various locations
  2. Earls Restaurant, Various locations
  3. White Spot, Various locations

Best restaurant patio

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

Best new restaurant

  1. AnnaLena, 1809 W. 1st
  2. MeeT on Main, 4288 Main
  3. Chewies Steam and Oyster Bar, 110–1055 W. Hastings
  4. Bauhaus Restaurant, 1 W. Cordova

Best seafood store

  1. The Daily Catch Seafood Company, Various locations
  2. 7 Seas Fish Co., Various locations
  3. The Lobster Man, 1807 Mast Tower Road

Best bistro

  1. Tableau Bar Bistro, 1181 Melville
  2. Burgoo, 3 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver
  3. Les Faux Bourgeois, 663 E. 15th

Best brunch

  1. Medina Cafe, 780 Richards
  2. Yolk's Restaurant & Commissary, 1298 East Hastings Street
  3. The Red Wagon, 2296 E. Hastings

Best bread bakery

  1. Terra Breads, Various locations
  2. Cobs Bread, Various locations
  3. Purebread, 159 W. Hastings

Best gelato

  1. Bella Gelateria, Various locations
  2. La Casa Gelato, 1033 Venables St
  3. Mario's Gelati, 88 East 1st Avenue

Best independant bar lounge

  1. Lobby Lounge Terrace + RawBar at the Fairmont Pacific Rim
  2. YEW seafood + bar, 791 W. Georgia
  3. 1927 Lobby Lounge at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia, 801 W. Georgia

Best pub

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

Best B.C. wine/winery (red)

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

Best private wine store

  1. Okanagan Estate Wine Shop, 3669 West 4th Avenue
  2. Liberty Wine Merchants, Various locations
  3. Legacy Liquor Store, 1633 Manitoba
  4. Marquis Wine Cellars, 1034 Davie Street

Best private liquor store

  1. Legacy Liquor Store, 1633 Manitoba
  2. Granville Liquor Store, 2658 Granville Street
  3. Darby's, 2001 Macdonald

Best tea house

  1. The Secret Garden Tea Company, 2138 W. 40th
  2. DAVIDsTEA, Various locations
  3. Neverland Tea Salon, 3066 W. Broadway
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