® Best of Vancouver 2017

Food & Drinks winners

Most romantic restaurant

  1. Seasons in the Park, Queen Elizabeth Park (W. 33rd at Cambie)
  2. Le Crocodile, 100-909 Burrard
  3. Nightingale, 1017 W. Hastings

Best all-day breakfast

  1. Yolk's Restaurant & Commissary
  2. Bon's Off Broadway, 2451 Nanaimo
  3. Denny's Restaurant, Various locations

Best brew pub

  1. Granville Island Brewing, 1441 Cartwright St., Granville Island
  2. Steamworks Brewing Co., 375 Water
  3. Big Rock Urban Brewery & Eatery, 310 W. 4th

Best brewery tasting room

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

Best local brewery

  1. Red Truck Beer Company, 295 E. 1st
  2. Granville Island Brewing, 1441 Cartwright St., Granville Island
  3. Brassneck Brewery, 2148 Main Street

Best B.C. wine/winery (white)

  1. JoieFarm Winery, 2825 Naramata Road, Naramata
  2. Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, 500 Burrowing Owl Pl., Oliver
  3. Quails' Gate, 3303 Boucherie Road, West Kelowna

Best local distillery

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

Best sports bar

  1. Shark Club, Various locations
  2. Red Card Sports Bar + Eatery, 560 Smithe
  3. Library Square Public House, 300 W. Georgia

Best juice bar

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

Best hotel bar/lounge

  1. The Lobby Lounge at the Fairmont Pacific Rim
  2. Opus Bar, 322 Davie St.
  3. 1927 Lobby Lounge at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia, 801 W. Georgia

Best place for cocktails

  1. The Keefer Bar, 135 Keefer
  2. The Blackbird Public House, 905 Dunsmuir
  3. Prohibition, 801 West Georgia Street

Best food truck

  1. Tacofino, Various locations
  2. Mom's Grilled Cheese, Mobile locations
  3. Japadog, Various locations

Best grocery store

  1. Choices Markets
  2. Urban Fare, Various locations
  3. Donald's Market

Best Barbecue

  1. The Yale Saloon, 1300 Granville
  2. Memphis Blues BBQ House
  3. Dixie's, 337 E. Hastings

Best specialty grocery store

  1. Bosa Foods, Various locations
  2. The Gourmet Warehouse, 1340 E. Hastings
  3. SPUD.CA

Best organic-produce store

  1. Whole Foods Market, Various locations
  2. Choices Markets
  3. Organic Acres Market

Best place to pick up premade dinner

  1. Urban Fare, Various locations
  2. Whole Foods Market, Various locations
  3. Meinhardt Fine Foods, Various locations

Best Wine Bar

  1. UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar, 900 Seymour
  2. Salt Tasting Room, Various locations
  3. TWB - The Wine Bar

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 Beer Store

  1. Brewery Creek Cold Beer & Wine Store
  2. Legacy Liquor Store, 1633 Manitoba
  3. Granville Liquor Store, 2658 Granville Street

Best Tea House

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

Best New Restaurant

  1. Botanist Restaurant, 1038 Canada Place
  2. St. Lawrence, 269 Powell Street
  3. The Arbor, 3941 Main

Best Butcher

  1. Market Meats, 2326 W. 4th
  2. Windsor Quality Meats, 4110 Main
  3. Jackson's Meats + Deli, 2214 West 4th Avenue

Best Seafood Store

  1. Granville Island Market
  2. Daily Catch Seafood Company
  3. 7 Seas

Best Specialty Cheese Store

  1. Les Amis du Fromage, Various locations
  2. Benton Brothers Fine Cheese, Various locations
  3. La Grotta del Formaggio, 1791 Commercial

Best Bistro

  1. Tableau Bar Bistro, 1181 Melville
  2. Les Faux Bourgeois, 663 E. 15th
  3. Edible Canada, 1596 Johnston, Granville Island

Best Brunch

  1. Café Medina, 780 Richards
  2. Yolk's Restaurant & Commissary
  3. Jam Cafe, 556 Beatty

Best Bread Bakery

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

Best Pastry Bakery

  1. Beaucoup Bakery & Café, 2150 Fir
  2. purebread, 159 W. Hastings
  3. Breka Bakery & Cafe

Best Ice Cream

  1. Earnest Ice Cream, Various locations
  2. Rain or Shine Homemade Ice Cream, Various locations
  3. Rooster's Ice Cream Bar, 1039 E. Broadway

Best Gelato

  1. Bella Gelateria, Various locations
  2. Amato Gelato Cafe/Mario's Gelati, 78 E. 1st
  3. Casa Gelato

Best Frozen Yogurt

  1. Menchie's Frozen Yogurt, Various locations
  2. Qoola Frozen Yogurt Bar, Various locations
  3. Yogen Früz

Best Kid-Friendly Restaurant

  1. White Spot, Various locations
  2. Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co., Various locations
  3. McDonald's, Various locations

Best Chain Restaurant

  1. Cactus Club Cafe, Various locations
  2. Earls Kitchen + Bar
  3. White Spot, Various locations

Best Restaurant Patio

  1. Tap & Barrel
  2. Cactus Club Cafe, Various locations
  3. Homer St. Cafe and Bar, 898 Homer St.

Most Vegan-Friendly

  1. The Naam Restaurant, 2724 W. 4th
  2. Meet, Various locations
  3. The Acorn, 3995 Main