® Best of Vancouver 2015

Food & Drinks winners

Best restaurant (independent)

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

Most romantic restaurant

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

Best all-day breakfast

  1. Denny's Restaurant, Various locations
  2. Sophie's Cosmic Cafe, 2095 West 4th Ave.
  3. Lucy's Eastside Diner, 2708 Main St.
  4. Bon's Off Broadway, 2451 Nanaimo 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
  4. Mission Hill Family Estate, 1730 Mission Hill Rd., West Kelowna

Best local distillery

  1. Odd Society Spirits, 1725 Powell St.
  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 Independent Bar Lounge

  1. Lobby Lounge Terrace + RawBar at the Fairmont Pacific Rim
  2. YEW seafood + bar, 791 W. Georgia
  3. 1927 Lobby Lounge, 801 West Georgia 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. Irish Heather & Shebeen, 210 Carrall St.
  2. The Charles Bar, 136 W. Cordova
  3. 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 Rd., 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 St.
  4. Marquis Wine Cellars, 1034 Davie Street

Best Private Liquor Store

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

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

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

Best veggie restaurant

  1. The Naam Restaurant, 2724 W. 4th
  2. The Acorn, 3995 Main St.
  3. Heirloom Vegetarian, 1509 West 12th Ave.

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 St.
  3. The Diamond, 6 Powell St.

Best New Restaurant

  1. AnnaLena Restaurant, 1809 West 1st Ave.
  2. Bauhaus Restaurant, 1 W. Cordova
  3. Chewies Steam and Oyster Bar, 110–1055 W. Hastings

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 East 15th Ave.

Best Brunch

  1. Café Medina, 780 Richards St.
  2. Yolk's, 1298 East Hastings St.
  3. The Red Wagon, 2296 E. Hastings

Best Bread Bakery

  1. Terra Breads, Various locations
  2. Cobs Bread, Various locations
  3. purebread, 159 West Hastings St.

Best Gelato

  1. Bella Gelateria, Various locations
  2. La Casa Gelato, 1033 Venables St.
  3. Amato Gelato Cafe/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 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 Restaurant, 1253 Johnston, Granville Island
  2. Hurricane Grill, Various locations
  3. Tap & Barrel Restaurant, Various locations

Most Vegan-Friendly

  1. The Naam Restaurant, 2724 W. 4th
  2. Heirloom Vegetarian, 1509 West 12th Ave.
  3. The Acorn, 3995 Main St.