® Best of Vancouver 2015

Food & Drinks winners

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 (W. 33rd at Cambie)
  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 St.
  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
  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 at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia, 801 W. Georgia

Best Pub

  1. Irish Heather & Shebeen, 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 Estate Winery, 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 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 W. 40th
  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. 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 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. Amato Gelato Cafe/Mario's Gelati, 78 E. 1st

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