Golden Plates

Golden Plates winners

Best African

  1. Simba's Grill , 825 Denman St.
  2. Harambe Ethiopian Restaurant, 2149 Commercial Dr.
  3. Fassil Ethiopian Restaurant, 5-736 E. Broadway
  4. Axum Ethiopian Restaurant , 1279 E. Hastings

Best Caribbean

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

Best Chinese

  1. Kirin, Various locations

Best Chinese

  1. Sun Sui Wah Seafood Restaurant, 102-4930 No. 3 Rd., Richmond

Best Coffee Chain

  1. JJ Bean Coffee Roasters, Various locations
  2. 49th Parallel, Various locations
  3. Caffè Artigiano, Various locations

Most Romantic Restaurant

  1. Blue Water Cafe, 1095 Hamilton St.
  2. Chambar Restaurant, 568 Beatty St.
  3. Adesso Bistro, 1906 Haro
  4. Bishop's, 2183 West 4th Ave.

Best Pizza By The Slice

  1. Straight Outta Brooklyn Pizzeria, 350 Robson
  2. Nat's New York Pizzeria, Various locations
  3. Pizza Garden, Various locations
  4. Goldies Pizza, Various locations

Best Pizza Takeout/Delivery

  1. Pizzeria Farina, 915 Main St.
  2. Pizza Garden, Various locations
  3. Pizza Carano, 4241 Fraser
  4. Uncle Fatih's Pizza, Various locations

Best Dim Sum

  1. Sun Sui Wah Seafood Restaurant, 102-4930 No. 3 Rd., Richmond
  2. Kirin, Various locations
  3. Pink Pearl Chinese Restaurant, 1132 East Hastings St.

Best French

  1. Le Crocodile, 100-909 Burrard St.
  2. Bistro Pastis, 2153 W. 4th
  3. Les Faux Bourgeois, 663 East 15th Ave.

Best fish/shellfish

  1. Blue Water Cafe, 1095 Hamilton St.
  2. Coast, 1054 Alberni
  3. Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House, 777 Thurlow St.
  4. Rodney's Oyster House, Various locations

Best izakaya

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

Best South Indian

  1. House of Dosas, 1391 Kingsway
  2. Chutney Villa, 147 E. Broadway
  3. Dosa Corner, 8248 Fraser

Best Hot Pot

  1. Fatty Cow Seafood Hot Pot, 5108 Victoria Dr.
  2. Won More, 201–1184 Denman
  3. Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot, 405–5300 No.3 Road, Richmond

Best Indian

  1. Vij's, 3106 Cambie St.
  2. Indian Oven, 2006 W. 4th
  3. Maurya Indian Cuisine: CLOSED, 1643 W. Broadway

Best Italian

  1. Ask for Luigi, 305 Alexander
  2. CinCin Ristorante + Bar, 1154 Robson St.
  3. Anton's Pasta Bar, 4260 East Hastings St.

Best Japanese

  1. Miku Vancouver, 70-200 Granville St.

Best Japanese

  1. Minami, 1118 Mainland St.

Best Japanese

  1. Kishimoto Japanese Kitchen + Sushi Bar, 2054 Commercial
  2. Guu, Various locations

Best Bagel

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

Best Korean

  1. Sura Korean Royal Cuisine, Various locations
  2. Damso , 867 Denman St.
  3. MDG Ma Dang Goul, 847 Denman

Best Latin American

  1. La Taqueria, Various locations
  2. Cuchillo, 261 Powell St.
  3. Chicha, 136 East Broadway

Best Lebanese

  1. Nuba Restaurant and CafΓ© Nuba, Various locations
  2. Babylon CafΓ©, Various locations
  3. Saj & Co, 813 Davie St.

Best Restaurant Atmosphere

  1. Earls Restaurant, Various locations
  2. Chambar Restaurant, 568 Beatty St.
  3. Cactus Club Cafe, Various locations

Best Use Of Local Ingredients

  1. Edible Canada, 1596 Johnston, Granville Island
  2. Forage, 1300 Robson St.
  3. Fable Kitchen, 1944 W. 4th

Best Restaurant To Hang Out In On A Rainy Day

  1. Burgoo, Various locations
  2. Earls Restaurant, Various locations
  3. Cactus Club Cafe, Various locations

Best Takeout/Delivery

  1. Peaceful Restaurant, Various locations
  2. Next Noodle Bar, 560 Robson
  3. Bob Likes Thai Food, Various locations
  4. Hon's Wun-Tun House, Various locations

Best New Westminster, Port Moody, Coquitlam Or Port Coquitlam Restaurant

  1. Pajo's, Various locations
  2. Cockney Kings Fish & Chips, Various locations
  3. Thai New West, 424 E Columbia St., New Westminster
  4. My Greek Taverna, Various locations

Best Whistler Restaurant

  1. Rimrock Cafe, 2117 Whistler Rd., Whistler
  2. Red Door Bistro, 2129 Lake Placid Rd., Whistler
  3. Araxi Restaurant + Oyster Bar, 110-4222 Village Square, Whistler

Best Organic Dining

  1. Bishop's, 2183 West 4th Ave.
  2. The Acorn, 3995 Main St.
  3. Heirloom Vegetarian, 1509 West 12th Ave.

Best Malaysian

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

Best tapas

  1. EspaΓ±a, 1118 Denman St.
  2. Bodega on Main, 1014 Main St.
  3. The Sardine Can, 26 Powell St.

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. East is East, Various locations
  2. Afghan Horsemen Restaurant, 202-1833 Anderson St.
  3. Afghan Chopan, Various locations
  4. Tamam: Fine Palestinian Cuisine, 2616 E. Hastings

Best Noodles

  1. Peaceful Restaurant, Various locations
  2. Legendary Noodle, 1074 Denman St.
  3. Noodlebox, Various locations
  4. Shaolin Noodle House, 656 W. Broadway

Best Persian

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

Best Spanish

  1. EspaΓ±a, 1118 Denman St.
  2. The Sardine Can, 26 Powell St.
  3. Cabrito Tapas-Bebidas, 2270 Commercial Dr.

Best Sushi

  1. Tojo's Restaurant, 1133 West Broadway
  2. Miku Vancouver, 70-200 Granville St.
  3. Minami, 1118 Mainland St.
  4. Kishimoto Japanese Kitchen + Sushi Bar, 2054 Commercial

Best Tacos

  1. La Taqueria, Various locations
  2. Tacofino, 2327 E. Hastings
  3. Sal y LimΓ³n, 701 Kingsway
  4. Gringo, 27 Blood Alley Square

Best Thai

  1. SalaThai Thai Restaurant, Various locations
  2. U & I Thai, Various locations
  3. Maenam, 1938 West 4th Ave.
  4. Bob Likes Thai Food, Various locations

Best Vietnamese

  1. Phnom Penh Restaurant, 244 East Georgia St.
  2. Green Lemongrass, 8180 Westminster Highway
  3. Baoguette Vietnamese Bistro, 1184 Denman

Best B.C. Wine/Winery (Red)

  1. Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, 500 Burrowing Owl Pl., Oliver
  2. Blasted Church, 378 Parsons Rd., Okanagan Falls
  3. Le Vieux Pin, 5496 Black Sage Rd., Oliver

Best B.C. Wine/Winery (White)

  1. JoieFarm Winery, 2825 Naramata Rd., Naramata
  2. Blasted Church, 378 Parsons Rd., Okanagan Falls
  3. Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, 500 Burrowing Owl Pl., Oliver
  4. Le Vieux Pin, 5496 Black Sage Rd., Oliver

Best Barbecue

  1. Gyu-Kaku, Various locations
  2. Great Wall Mongolian BBQ, Various locations
  3. Memphis Blues Barbeque House, Various locations

Best Bistro

  1. Tableau Bar Bistro
  2. Au Comptoir, 2278 West 4th Ave.
  3. CafΓ© Medina, 780 Richards St.

Best Artisan Bread

  1. Terra Breads, Various locations
  2. purebread, 159 West Hastings St.
  3. Batard Boulangerie and Cafe Moderne, 3958 Fraser

Best Breakfast

  1. Yolk's Restaurant and Commissary, 1598 E. Hastings St.
  2. White Spot, Various locations
  3. Catch 122, 122 W. Hastings

Best Brunch

  1. CafΓ© Medina, 780 Richards St.
  2. Nomad, 3950 Main
  3. Fable Kitchen, 1944 W. 4th

Best Burger

  1. Romer's Burger Bar, Various locations
  2. Vera's Burger Shack, Various locations
  3. Cannibal Cafe, 1818 Commercial
  4. Fatburger, Various locations
  5. White Spot, Various locations

Best Casino For Eats

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

Best Chicken

  1. Homer St. Cafe and Bar, 898 Homer St.
  2. Nando's, Various locations
  3. Phnom Penh Restaurant, 244 East Georgia St.

Best Chocolate Shop

  1. Thomas Haas Chocolates & Patisserie, Various locations
  2. Purdy's Chocolates, Various locations
  3. BETA5 Chocolates, 413 Industrial Ave.
  4. Mink, a Chocolate CafΓ©, Various locations

Best Deli

  1. Oyama Sausage Co., 126-1689 Johnston, Granville Island
  2. Cioffi's Meat Market & Deli, 4156 East Hastings St.
  3. Santa Barbara Market, 1322 Commercial

Best Desserts

  1. Thomas Haas Chocolates & Patisserie, Various locations
  2. 720Sweets & Etc., 3278 W. Broadway
  3. Thierry, 1059 Alberni St.

Best Doughnut Shop

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

Best Fine Dining

  1. Hawksworth Restaurant, 801 West Georgia St.
  2. Bishop's, 2183 West 4th Ave.
  3. Le Crocodile, 100-909 Burrard St.

Best Fish And Chips

  1. Go Fish, 1505 West 1st Ave.
  2. Cockney Kings Fish & Chips, Various locations
  3. The Fish Shack, 1026 Granville

Best Fries

  1. Fritz European Fry House, 718 Davie St.
  2. Belgian Fries, 1885 Commercial St.
  3. Frites Vancouver, 1011 Granville St

Best Gelato

  1. Bella Gelateria, Various locations
  2. Amato Gelato Cafe/Mario's Gelati, 78 East 1st Ave.
  3. La Casa Gelato, 1033 Venables St.

Best Hole-In-The-Wall

  1. Hawkers Delight, 4127 Main St.
  2. Bon's Off Broadway, 2451 Nanaimo St.
  3. Bao Down, 115 W. 2nd Ave.

Best Hotel Lounge

  1. The Lobby Lounge and RawBar, 1038 Canada Place
  2. 1927 Lobby Lounge, 801 West Georgia St.
  3. Opus Bar, 322 Davie St.

Best Kid-Friendly Restaurant

  1. White Spot, Various locations
  2. Old Spaghetti Factory, Various locations
  3. Tacofino, 2327 E. Hastings

Best Local Brewery

  1. Granville Island Brewing, 1441 Cartwright St.
  2. Postmark Brewing, 55 Dunlevy Avenue
  3. Central City Brewers + Distillers, 11411 Bridgeview Drive, Surrey

Best Local Distillery

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

Best mall food court

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

Best New Restaurant

  1. AnnaLena Restaurant, 1809 West 1st Ave.
  2. The Mackenzie Room, 415 Powell
  3. Royal Dinette, 905 Dunsmuir

Best Pacific Northwest

  1. AnnaLena Restaurant, 1809 West 1st Ave.
  2. Blue Water Cafe, 1095 Hamilton St.
  3. Bishop's, 2183 West 4th Ave.
  4. Hawksworth Restaurant, 801 West Georgia St.

Best Pizzeria

  1. Nicli Antica Pizzeria, 62 East Cordova St.
  2. Via Tevere, 1190 Victoria Dr.
  3. Pacifico Pizzeria Ristorante, 970 Smithe

Best Poutine

  1. La Belle Patate, 1215 Davie St.
  2. Fritz European Fry House, 718 Davie St.
  3. Belgian Fries, 1885 Commercial St.
  4. The Spud Shack Fry Co., 352-800 Carnarvon St., New Westminister

Best Pub

  1. Doolin's Irish Pub, 654 Nelson
  2. Bimini Public House, 2010 W. 4th
  3. Storm Crow Tavern, 1305 Commercial Dr.

Best Pub Food

  1. Irish Heather & Shebeen, 210 Carrall St.
  2. The Charles Bar, 136 W. Cordova
  3. Mahony & Sons Public House, Various locations
  4. St. Augustine's, 2360 Commercial

Best Restaurant Beer Selection

  1. Alibi Room, 157 Alexander St.
  2. CRAFT Beer Market, 85 West 1st St.
  3. BierCraft Restaurants, Various locations

Best Restaurant Group

  1. Cactus Club Cafe, Various locations
  2. Earls Restaurant, Various locations
  3. White Spot, Various locations

Best Restaurant Overall

  1. Chambar Restaurant, 568 Beatty St.
  2. Hawksworth Restaurant, 801 West Georgia St.
  3. Forage, 1300 Robson St.

Best Restaurant Patio

  1. Dockside Restaurant, 1253 Johnston, Granville Island
  2. Tap & Barrel Restaurant, Various locations
  3. Bridges Restaurant, 1696 Duranleau, Granville Island

Best Restaurant Staff

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

Best Restaurant Wine List

  1. Edible Canada, 1596 Johnston, Granville Island
  2. Vancouver Urban Winery, 55 Dunlevy Ave.
  3. Notch8 Restaurant & Bar, 900 W. Georgia

Best Seafood

  1. Blue Water Cafe, 1095 Hamilton St.
  2. Coast, 1054 Alberni
  3. Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House, 777 Thurlow St.
  4. YEW seafood + bar, 791 W. Georgia

Best Soups

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

Best Steak

  1. Keg Steakhouse & Bar, Various locations
  2. Gotham Steakhouse & Bar, 615 Seymour St.
  3. Black + Blue, 1032 Alberni
  4. Hy's Encore, Various locations

Best Teahouse

  1. Secret Garden Tea Company, 2138 West 40th Ave.
  2. DAVIDsTEA, Various locations
  3. O5 Tea + Kombucha Bar, 2208 W. 4th

Best Vegan-Friendly

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

Best View Restaurant

  1. Seasons in the Park, Queen Elizabeth Park (W. 33rd at Cambie)
  2. Cactus Club CafΓ©, 1790 Beach
  3. Salmon House on the Hill, 2229 Folkestone Way, West Vancouver

Best Wine Bar

  1. UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar, 900 Seymour St.
  2. Salt Tasting Room, 45 Blood Alley Square
  3. Grapes & Soda

Best Winery/Vineyard Restaurant

  1. Miradoro Restaurant, Tinhorn Creek Winery, 537 Tinhorn Creek Rd., Oliver
  2. Quails' Gate, 3303 Boucherie Road, West Kelowna
  3. The Sonora Room, Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, 500 Burrowing Owl Pl., Oliver

Best Wings

  1. Wings Tap & Grill, Various locations
  2. Library Square Public House, 300 W. Georgia
  3. Fountainhead Pub, 1025 Davie

Best Burnaby Restaurant

  1. Anton's Pasta Bar, 4260 East Hastings St.
  2. The Pear Tree Restaurant, 4120 East Hastings St.
  3. Hart House Restaurant, 6664 Deer Lake Ave., Burnaby

Best North Shore Restaurant

  1. Arms Reach Bistro, 107C–4390 Gallant Ave.
  2. Olive & Anchor, 6418 Bay St., West Van
  3. Canyon, 3135 Edgemont Blvd., North Van

Best Richmond Restaurant

  1. Sun Sui Wah Seafood Restaurant, 102-4930 No. 3 Rd., Richmond
  2. Dinesty Chinese Restaurant, Various locations
  3. Fisherman's Terrace Seafood Restaurant, 4151 Hazelbridge Way, Richmond

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