® Best of Vancouver 2014

Food & Drinks winners

Best restaurant (independent)

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

Most romantic restaurant

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

Best all-day breakfast

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

Best brew pub

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

Best local brewery

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

Best B.C. wine/winery (white)

  1. JoieFarm Winery, 2825 Naramata Rd., 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 Restaurant Wine List (B.C.)

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

Best Wine Bar

  1. UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar, 900 Seymour St.
  2. Salt Tasting Room, 45 Blood Alley Square
  3. Vancouver Urban Winery, 55 Dunlevy Ave.

Best Pub

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

Best New Brewery

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

Best B.C. Wine/Winery (Red)

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

Best Private Wine Store

  1. Liberty Wine Merchants, Various locations
  2. Marquis Wine Cellars, 1034 Davie Street
  3. Legacy Liquor Store, 1633 Manitoba St.

Best Private Liquor Store

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

Best Private Beer Store

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

Best Independent Coffee Shop

  1. Revolver Coffee, 325 Cambie St.
  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 Fair Trade Coffee

  1. Ethical Bean Coffee, 1315 Kootenay
  2. Salt Spring Coffee, B.C. Ferries-Tsawwassen Kiosk
  3. Trees Organic Coffee & Roasting House, 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

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 (W. 33rd at Cambie)
  2. Salmon House on the Hill, 2229 Folkestone Way, West Vancouver
  3. The Boathouse Restaurant, Various locations
  4. The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant, 102-1535 Johnston St., Granville Island

Best veggie restaurant

  1. The Naam Restaurant, 2724 W. 4th
  2. Acorn, 3995 Main St.
  3. Foundation, 2301 Main

Best restaurant to work for

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

Best New Restaurant

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

Best Seafood Store

  1. Daily Catch Seafood Company, 1418 Commercial
  2. 7 Seas Fish Co., Various locations
  3. Granville Island Public Market (tie), 1689 Johnston St.,Granville Island
  4. Fish Counter (tie), 3825 Main St.

Best Bistro

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

Best Brunch

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

Best Bread Bakery

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

Best Pastry Bakery

  1. Beaucoup, 2150 Fir St.
  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 Fine Dining

  1. Hawksworth Restaurant, 801 West Georgia St.
  2. Chambar Restaurant, 568 Beatty St.
  3. Bishop's, 2183 West 4th Ave.

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

Most Vegan-Friendly

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