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Golden Plates 2015 Winners

Golden Plates winners

Best restaurant patio

  1. Dockside, 1253 Johnston, Granville Island

Best German

  1. Bestie, 105 E. Pender

Best German

  1. Jägerhof, 71 Lonsdale Avenue, North Van

Most romantic restaurant

  1. Seasons in the Park, Queen Elizabeth Park (West 33rd Avenue at Cambie Street)
  2. Chambar Restaurant, 568 Beatty
  3. The Teahouse, 7501 Stanley Park Dr.

Most vegan-friendly

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

Best brunch

  1. Medina Cafe, 780 Richards
  2. Fable, 1944 W. 4th
  3. Yolk's Restaurant & Commissary, 1298 East Hastings Street

Best bistro

  1. Tableau Bar Bistro, 1181 Melville
  2. Bistro Pastis, 2153 W. 4th
  3. Burgoo, Various locations

Best Portuguese

  1. Casa Verde, 3532 Commercial St.
  2. Nando's, Various locations
  3. Portuguese Club of Vancouver, 1144 Commercial
  4. Chefe Daniel Flavours of Portugal, 2268 Kingsway

Best Singaporean

  1. Banana Leaf, Various locations

Best Singaporean

  1. Tropika, Various locations

Best Canadian beer brewed outside B.C.

  1. Unibroue, 80 Des Carrières Street, Chambly, Québec

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. Painted Rock, 400 Smythe Drive, Penticton

Best mid-price restaurant

  1. Fable, 1944 W. 4th
  2. Les Faux Bourgeois, 663 E. 15th
  3. Burgoo, Various locations

Best budget restaurant

  1. White Spot, Various locations
  2. La Taqueria, Various locations
  3. Hawker's Delight, 4127 Main St

Best hotel café

  1. Bel Café, 801 W. Georgia
  2. giovane cafe + wine bar, 1038 Canada Place
  3. Café Pacifica, 300–999 Canada Place

Best casino for eats

  1. River Rock Casino, 8811 River Rd., Richmond
  2. Hard Rock Casino Vancouver, 2080 United Blvd., Coquitlam
  3. Edgewater Casino, 760 Pacific Blvd. S

Best view restaurant

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

Best teahouse

  1. DAVIDsTEA, Various locations

Best bread bakery

  1. Cobs Bread, Various locations

Best food truck

  1. Tacofino, Various locations
  2. Mom's Grilled Cheese, Mobile locations
  3. Vij's, 3106 Cambie

Best food court

  1. Metropolis at Metrotown, 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby
  2. Pacific Centre, 701 W. Georgia
  3. Richmond Centre, 6551 No 3 Rd., Richmond

Best takeout/delivery

  1. Noodlebox, Various locations
  2. Panago, Various locations
  3. Peaceful Restaurant, Various locations

Best new restaurant outside Vancouver

  1. My Shanti, 15869 Croydon Dr., Surrey
  2. Wolf in the Fog, 150 Fourth St., Tofino
  3. Kazu Japanese Restaurant (Burnaby), 4332 Hastings St., Burnaby
  4. Wooden Spoon (White Rock), 15171 Russell Ave., White Rock

Best Burnaby restaurant

  1. The Pear Tree Restaurant, 4120 E. Hastings, Burnaby
  2. Anton's Pasta Bar, 4260 E. Hastings, Burnaby
  3. Horizons, 100 Centennial Way, Burnaby

Best North Shore restaurant

  1. Beach House at Dundarave Pier, 150 25th St., West Van
  2. Salmon House on the Hill, 2229 Folkestone Way, West Vancouver
  3. Arms Reach Bistro, 107C–4390 Gallant Ave., North Van
  4. Fishworks, 91 Lonsdale Ave., North Van
  5. Burgoo, 3 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver

Best Richmond restaurant

  1. Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant, 140-3866 Bayview St., Richmond
  2. Gudrun, 150–3500 Moncton St., Steveston
  3. Sun Sui Wah Seafood Restaurant, 102-4930 No. 3 Rd., Richmond

Best Surrey, Delta, White Rock, and Langley restaurant

  1. My Shanti, 15869 Croydon Dr., Surrey
  2. Tap Restaurant, 15350 34 Ave., Surrey
  3. Central City Brew Pub and Restaurant, 13450 102nd Ave., Surrey

Best New Westminster, Port Moody, Coquitlam or Port Coquitlam restaurant

  1. Wild Rice, 122–810 Quayside Dr., New West
  2. Longtail Kitchen, 116–810 Quayside Dr., New West
  3. Re-Up BBQ, 114–810 Quayside Dr., New West

Best Whistler restaurant

  1. Bearfoot Bistro, 4121 Village Green, Whistler

Best Whistler restaurant

  1. RimRock Cafe, 2117 Whistler Rd., Whistler

Best gluten-free dining

  1. The Wallflower, 2420 Main
  2. Graze Food and Drink
  3. The Juice Truck, Various locations

Best organic dining

  1. Aphrodite's Organic Café, 3605 W. 4th
  2. Graze Food and Drink
  3. Burdock & Co., 2702 Main

Best wraps

  1. Steamrollers, Various locations
  2. The Pita Pit, Various locations
  3. WrapZone, Various locations
  4. Budgie's Burritos, 44 Kingsway

Best university/college pub/lounge

  1. Koerner's Pub, 6371 Crescent Rd., UBC
  2. Mahony & Sons Public House, Various locations
  3. The Pit Pub, 6138 Student Union Blvd., UBC

Best barbecue

  1. Memphis Blues Barbeque House, Various locations
  2. Peckinpah, 2 Water
  3. Re-Up BBQ, 114–810 Quayside Dr., New West

Best Caribbean

  1. The Reef, Various locations
  2. Calabash Bistro, 428 Carrall
  3. Havana, 1212 Commercial

Best chicken

  1. Homer St. Cafe and Bar, 898 Homer
  2. Nando's, Various locations
  3. Zabu Chicken, 1635 Robson

Best fish and chips

  1. Go Fish, 1505 W. 1st
  2. The Fish Counter, 3825 Main
  3. Pajo's, Various locations

Best fish/shellfish

  1. Blue Water Cafe, 1095 Hamilton
  2. Rodney's Oyster House, Various locations
  3. YEW seafood + bar, 791 W. Georgia

Best French

  1. Le Crocodile, 100-909 Burrard
  2. Les Faux Bourgeois, 663 E. 15th
  3. L'Abattoir, 217 Carrall
  4. Tableau Bar Bistro, 1181 Melville

Best Italian

  1. Ask for Luigi, 305 Alexander
  2. Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill & Enoteca, 1133 and 1129 Hamilton
  3. La Quercia, 3689 W. 4th

Best izakaya

  1. Hapa Izakaya, Various locations
  2. Guu, Various locations
  3. Kingyo Izakaya, 871 Denman

Best Japanese

  1. Tojo's Restaurant, 1133 W. Broadway
  2. Miku Restaurant, 70-200 Granville
  3. Guu, Various locations

Best Korean

  1. Damso Modern Korean Cuisine, 867 Denman
  2. Sura Korean Royal Cuisine, Various locations
  3. Jang Mo Jib, Various locations

Best Latin American

  1. Baru Latino Restaurante, 2535 Alma
  2. Chicha, 136 E. Broadway
  3. Cuchillo, 261 Powell

Best Lebanese

  1. Nuba Restaurant and Café Nuba, Various locations
  2. Jamjar, 2280 Commercial
  3. Saj&co, 813 Davie St.

Best Malaysian

  1. Banana Leaf, Various locations
  2. Kaya Malay Bistro, 1063 W. Broadway
  3. Tamarind Hill, Various locations
  4. Tropika, Various locations

Best Mexican

  1. Las Margaritas Restaurante y Cantina, 1999 W. 4th
  2. La Taqueria, Various locations
  3. La Mezcaleria, 1622 Commercial

Best Middle Eastern

  1. Afghan Horsemen Restaurant, 202-1833 Anderson St., Granville Island
  2. Nuba Restaurant and Café Nuba, Various locations
  3. East is East, Various locations

Best noodles

  1. Peaceful Restaurant, Various locations
  2. Noodlebox, Various locations
  3. Legendary Noodle House, 1074 Denman

Best North Indian

  1. Vij's, 3106 Cambie
  2. Raga Restaurant, 1177 W. Broadway
  3. Indian Oven, 2006 W. 4th

Best South Indian

  1. House of Dosas, 1391 Kingsway
  2. Chutney Villa, 147 E. Broadway
  3. Madras Dosa House, 5656 Fraser

Best Pacific Northwest

  1. Bishop's, 2183 W. 4th
  2. Blue Water Cafe, 1095 Hamilton
  3. West, 2881 Granville

Best Persian

  1. Cazba Restaurant, Various locations
  2. Afghan Horsemen Restaurant, 202-1833 Anderson St., Granville Island
  3. Zeitoon, Various locations

Best pizza by the slice

  1. Flying Wedge Pizza, Various locations
  2. Uncle Fatih's Pizza, Various locations
  3. FreshSlice, Various locations

Best pizza takeout/delivery

  1. Panago, Various locations
  2. Pizzeria Farina, 915 Main
  3. Uncle Fatih's Pizza, Various locations

Best pizzeria

  1. Nicli Antica Pizzeria, 62 E. Cordova
  2. Via Tevere, 1190 Victoria
  3. Pizzeria Farina, 915 Main
  4. Pizzeria Barbarella, 654 E. Broadway

Best Spanish

  1. España, 1118 Denman
  2. The Sardine Can, 26 Powell
  3. Bin 941, 941 Davie

Best sushi

  1. Miku Restaurant, 70-200 Granville
  2. Tojo's Restaurant, 1133 W. Broadway
  3. Toshi Sushi, 181 E. 16th

Best tacos

  1. La Taqueria, Various locations
  2. Tacofino, Various locations
  3. Bandidas Taqueria, 2781 Commercial

Best tapas

  1. España, 1118 Denman
  2. The Sardine Can, 26 Powell
  3. Bin 941, 941 Davie

Best Thai

  1. Maenam, 1938 W. 4th
  2. Bob Likes Thai Food, Various locations
  3. Green Basil Thai Restaurant, 4623 Kingsway, Burnaby

Best wings

  1. WINGS Restaurant & Pubs, Various locations
  2. Phnom Penh Restaurant, 244 E. Georgia
  3. Earls Restaurant, Various locations

Best cooking store

  1. Ming Wo, Various locations
  2. The Gourmet Warehouse, 1340 E. Hastings
  3. Cookworks, Various locations

Best specialty food store

  1. Whole Foods Market, Various locations
  2. The Gourmet Warehouse, 1340 E. Hastings
  3. Bosa Foods, Various locations

Best deli

  1. Oyama Sausage Company, 126-1689 Johnston, Granville Island
  2. Santa Barbara Market, 1322 Commercial
  3. La Grotta Del Formaggio, 1791 Commercial

Best grocery store café

  1. Whole Foods Market, Various locations
  2. Urban Fare, Various locations
  3. Le Marché St. George, 4393 St. George
  4. Meinhardt Fine Foods, 3002 Granville

Best comfort food

  1. Burgoo, Various locations
  2. White Spot, Various locations
  3. The Naam Restaurant, 2724 W. 4th

Best salads

  1. Cactus Club Cafe, Various locations
  2. Tractor Everyday Healthy Foods, Various locations
  3. Whole Foods Market, Various locations

Best sandwiches

  1. Meat & Bread, Various locations
  2. Finch's Tea & Coffee House, 353 W. Pender
  3. Hubbub Sandwich Bliss, Various locations

Best soups

  1. liquids + solids café & market, Various locations
  2. Burgoo, Various locations
  3. The Stock Market, 1689 Johnston, Granville Island

Best veggie burger

  1. The Naam Restaurant, 2724 W. 4th
  2. White Spot, Various locations
  3. Vera's Burger Shack, Various locations

Best burger

  1. Romer's Burger Bar, Various locations
  2. Vera's Burger Shack, Various locations
  3. White Spot, Various locations

Best breakfast

  1. Medina Cafe, 780 Richards
  2. Yolk's Restaurant & Commissary, 1298 East Hastings Street
  3. Sophie's Cosmic Cafe, 2095 W. 4th

Best bagel

  1. Solly's Bagelry, Various locations
  2. Siegel's Bagels, Various locations
  3. Rosemary Rocksalt, Various locations

Best desserts

  1. True Confections, Various locations
  2. Thomas Haas Chocolates & Patisserie, Various locations
  3. Thierry, 1059 Alberni

Best doughnut shop

  1. Cartems Donuterie, 534 W. Pender
  2. Lucky's Doughnuts, Various locations
  3. Lee's Donuts, 122-1689 Johnston, Granville Island

Best eatery with live entertainment

  1. East is East, Various locations
  2. Federico's Supper Club, 1728 Commercial
  3. Libra Room, 1608 Commercial

Best bartender

  1. Shaun Layton (L'Abattoir)
  2. Lauren Mote (Uva)
  3. Cooper Tardivel (Hawksworth)
  4. David Wolowidnyk (West)

Best winery/vineyard restaurant

  1. The Sonora Room, Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, 500 Burrowing Owl Pl.
  2. Miradoro Restaurant, Tinhorn Creek Winery, 537 Tinhorn Creek Road, Oliver
  3. Terrace Restaurant, 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 local brewery

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

Best B.C. wine/winery (white)

  1. JoieFarm Winery, 2825 Naramata Road, Naramata
  2. Blasted Church, 378 Parsons Road, Okanagan Falls
  3. Mission Hill Family Estate, 1730 Mission Hill Road, West Kelowna
  4. Tinhorn Creek, 32830 Tinhorn Creek Road, Oliver

Best coffee shop (national chain)

  1. Starbucks, Various locations
  2. Blenz, Various locations
  3. Tim Hortons, Various locations

Best juice bar

  1. The Juice Truck, Various locations
  2. Jugo Juice
  3. The Juicery Co., Various locations

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