Community update: businesses that are still open to serve you (but at a distance)

Customers can continue to support these local businesses during the pandemic

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      (3011508 West Broadway, Vancouver)

      The Stonehouse Team consists of founder Rick Stonehouse, Dwayne Launt, Shaun Gregory, and Krystian Thomas. The team strives to provide their clients with a positive and stress-free real estate experience, whether they are buying, selling, renovating, developing, or just want some advice. Together, the team has over 40 years of combined real estate knowledge and experience.

      Contact the real estate experts to learn how they are evolving their business via 360-degree virtual tours, professional photos and floor plans, and other aspects to keep buyers, sellers, tenants, and realtors safe in this ever-changing world of real estate.

      Contact: 604-255-7575 or



      (Unit 103­­—661 Columbia Street, New Westminster)

      Vita Felice Medi Spa is primarily a skincare, beauty, hair loss, and tattoo removal service provider. In-person services are temporarily suspended. But in the meantime, the spa is offering free delivery of professional skincare products and free consultations. Vita Felice Medi Spa is currently working on an online product page.

      Skincare services are an essential part of achieving healthy skin. But daily skincare is indeed another integral part. This can still be done in the comfort of your own home. You’ll surely notice a difference after implementing and keeping up with a proper skincare regimen.

      Contact: 778-987-5480 or online through contact form



      (Unit 104—6345 120 Street, Delta)

      Euphoric Day Spa is offering free local deliveries and shipping options on Dermalogica, Bossbabe Lashes, Bombay Hair, Zensa, and Made by PG. The spa’s stylists also carry Kevin Murphy, AG, and Ref. For further product information, call the spa directly.

      Contact: 604-592-0585 or




      (1615 Powell Street, Vancouver)

      The Flag Shop is taking orders through its online store as well as through phone and email. The Flag Shop can deliver via post or courier or set up appointments for curbside pick-up at the store located at 1615 Powell Street. Please fly your Canadian flag.

      Contact: 604-736-8161 or



      (701 Kingsway, Vancouver)

      Discover Dogs is a local pet retail store that specializes in local and low ingredient products. The team at Discover Dogs can help clients with diet, nutrition, behavior, and health care, while taking pride in having the best selection of dog supplies in Vancouver. The store is currently offering curbside pick-up and online delivery.

      Contact: 604-428-3647 or



      (4735 Kingsway, Vancouver)

      Metropolis Comics and Toys is operating at reduced hours but is also providing free delivery within a ten kilometre distance and $4 gas charge for further deliveries. If you need something to read or a model kit to build, give Metropolis Comics and Toys a call.

      Contact:  604-435-4551 or



      (3955 Oak Street, Vancouver)

      Shaughnessy Optometry is providing contact lenses, eye drops and other treatment products for dry eyes, dry or sensitive eye cosmetics, and Latisse. The professional team at Shaughnessy Optometry is also triaging eye emergencies through their website. The optometry business is also in the process of setting up an online store.

      Contact: 604-677-4100 or



      (2868 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver)

      Evergreen Cannabis is Vancouver’s first retail cannabis store. Evergreen Cannabis is fully licensed and considered an essential service, so it will continue to serve its community in the safest way possible.

      To view the updated menu, visit  to prepare your purchase and then proceed through the email or phone-in system to pre-order for curbside pick-up with tap payment (no cash will be accepted during COVID-19).

      The cannabis retailer is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week. Please give other customers ample social distance when waiting outside the store. Also consider stocking up, if possible, as frequent visitors are not permitted during this time.

      Contact: 604-900-1714 or 



      Food and beverage

      (1829 Robson Street, Vancouver)

      Tavola is a neighbourhood restaurant serving burrata, fresh pasta, and mains. Takeout is offered daily from 3 to 9 p.m. Delivery is coming soon. You can order and pay through its online shop. Orders are accepted throughout the day to be picked up at a specified time.

      Contact: 604-606-4680 or



      (Unit 4—7355 72nd Street, Delta)

      Four Winds Brewing Co. is offering different services depending on your location and needs. The brewery is providing beer lovers with B.C. wide beer delivery through its online shop using Canada
      Post. Four Winds Brewing Co. is also offering food and beer delivery locally to Ladner and Tsawwassen
      residents. If you are able to make it to the brewery, it has a takeout window at the front door that serves both food and beer. All pick-up orders are 10% off your total bill.

      Contact: or



       (22270­—128th Avenue, Maple Ridge)

      The store is currently closed but the team is still busy making award-winning artisan cheeses and butter onsite. Golden Ears’ freezer selections include housemade soups, mac 'n cheese, cookie dough, scone pucks, local pies, sausages, risotto balls, pierogis, pizza dough, and more.

      The store also stocks local deli meats, eggs, pasta sauces, balsamic vinegars, jams, mustards, pickles, olives, crackers, breads, and more. Custom Gift baskets are also available. Check out its new

      Contact: 604-467-0004 or



      (2054 Commercial Drive, Vancouver)

      Kishimoto is open Tuesday to Sunday for lunch from 12 to 2:30 p.m. and for dinner from 5 to 8:30 p.m.

      Takeout orders can be placed by phone or through Skip The Dishes for delivery. Kishimoto is offering 20 percent off all takeout orders placed by phone. Local wine, sake, and other alcoholic beverages are available for purchase with meal.

      Contact: 604-255-5550 or 




      Freshly prepared nutritious meals delivered right to your door—just heat and eat.

      Contact: 604-900-1162 or 



      (633 East 15th Avenue, Vancouver)

      The business is serving the gluten-free and vegan community through fresh baked days, online ordering, and curbside pick-up. The Gluten Free Epicurean is not accepting any cash payments at this time.

      Contact: 778-863-1995 or



      (1583 Coal Harbour Quay, Vancouver)

      Cardero's Restaurant is offering takeout and curbside pick-up daily from 12 to 8 p.m. The menu includes some of Cardero’s favourite dishes and is changed daily. The restaurant is also offering wine, beer, and cider on the menu. Ordering from Cardero’s Restaurant can be done online, on the phone, or in-person at a safe distance.

      Contact: 604-669-7666



      (1706 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver)

      Stay home and enjoy fluffy and delicious cheesecakes in assorted flavours. Oh Sweet Day! Bake Shop is offering the special: buy five mini cheesecakes, get one free. The bakery provides customers with free delivery via Uber Eats or contactless pick-up at the shop.

      Contact: 604-423-4833 or



      (301020 Mainland Street, Vancouver)

      Karameller Candy Shop’s doors are closed to the public during COVID-19 but you can order online for pick-up or delivery.

      Contact: 604-639-8325 or



      (Two locations)

      The Workshop’s Japanese-inspired menu provides what it is best known for: delicious, wholesome, plant-based, and handcrafted vegetarian and vegan fare. From its signature ramen and udon noodle bowls, to its Buddha bowls with rice and miso gravy, and smashed avocado toast on organic natural yeast bread, the eatery provide options for everyone. The Workshop has a location in North Vancouver at 296 Pemberton Avenue and in East Vancouver at 3596 East Hastings Street. Both are operating from Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Delivery is also available from Skip the Dishes, Door Dash, and Uber Eats.

      Contact: North Vancouver location at 604-973-0163, East Vancouver location at 604-918-9400, or



      (2297 East Hastings Street, Vancouver)

      Dachi is making hearty and affordable food to-go. From Wednesday to Sunday, Dachi’s menu is available to order online from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pick up your meal on the same day from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Dachi. You can also donate a meal to someone in need by ordering a Suspended Stew and the team at Dachi will deliver it to them on your behalf.

      Contact: 604-569-0456 or



      (2138 West 40th Avenue, Vancouver)

      You can still enjoy Secret Garden’s delicious tea, food, and signature High Tea in the comfort of your own home. Here’s how to pick-up freshly made treats: Takeout hours are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday (Secret Garden is closed Monday and Tuesday).

      Please pre-order online in advance by 10 p.m. the night prior to pick-up. No drop-in orders are available as everything is made fresh each day. Secret Garden will not have additional food for sale other than pre-orders. Takeout orders are cashless, curbside pick-up. The team at Secret Garden will prepare the food in the safest manner.

      Contact: 604-261-3070 or



      (4376 Fraser Street, Vancouver)

      Normally known for its elevated nigari omakases—traditional chef's choice Japanese meals. Chef Masayoshi has adapted to offer takeout items of exceptional quality and value during this crisis. Diners can explore a new side of chef as he prepares dishes inspired by Japanese home cooking. Masayoshi has also joined the Say Mercy "Staff Meal" program, offering 500 ml meals for $8 to $10. These wholesome options require a $2 donation to The Vancouver Food Bank. Customers will also have an opportunity to purchase a meal for a community member in need.

      Contact: 604-428-6272 or



      (2698 W 4th Avenue, Vancouver)

      The Mexican restaurant in the Kitsilano-area offers comfort food by providing takeout by menu or for combos. The eatery shares its passion for authentic Mexican cooking with hungry customers.

      Contact: 604-558-0259 or



      (845 Burrard Street, Vancouver)

      Bring award-winning cuisine home with BLVD Provisions, created by Canadian culinary champions Alex Chen and Roger Ma. Orders are available for curbside pick-up or delivery. BLVD Provisions is a line of ready-to-eat meals, vacuum-sealed proteins and sides, along with meal packages designed to sustain for longer periods of time. Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar is donating $2 to The Vancouver Food Bank with every purchase. Customers also have the opportunity to purchase a meal for a restaurant worker in need.

      Pick-up and delivery times are Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

      Contact: 604-642-2900 or  



      (397 Railway Street, Vancouver)

      Launched by Vancouver chefs Dan Olson and Tyler Day—fresh is what they do best, offering heaping portions of healthy comfort food prepared daily. Using only the best local and organic ingredients, Railtown Cafe and Catering offers artisan bread loaves, soups, pastries, made-to-order gourmet sandwiches. The café also has a build-your-own salad bar unlike anywhere else in the city, along with a range of local beer, wine, and spirits.

      Railtown Cafe and Catering continues to operate from both its Railtown Street and Granville Street locations, offering delivery and takeout. The team is proud to be extending a 30 percent discount to frontline workers.

      Contact: Railway Street location at 604-428-0800, Granville Street location at 604-559-5950, or



      (4717 Hastings Street, Burnaby)

      Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie is committed to keeping connected with its community along with staying safe and healthy. Both Burnaby and Whiterock locations are open for takeout with reduced hours.

      As the current situation with COVID-19 evolves, the Chez Christophe team is taking increased sanitation precautions for their community and customers as safety is their priority. $5 from individual Easter showpieces will be donated to the COVID-19 Research

      Sales can be made by debit or credit, in-store or online, for takeout or curbside pick-up. Customers within a 10-kilometre radius of the Burnaby location will receive free home delivery on orders over $35.

      Contact: Burnaby location at 604-428-4200, Whiterock location at 604-385-4474, or



      (3322 Shrum Lane, Vancouver)

      Doughgirls is a modern take on a nostalgic neighbourhood café and bakeshop—offering fresh food, made from scratch, to comfort the soul. Doughgirls bakeshop offers delicious baked goods, desserts, comfort food, and drinks (hot and cold). Currently, the bakery is open for takeout from Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Doughgirls Bakery and Comfort Kitchen is also accepting phone orders for curbside pick-up.

      Contact: (604) 333-5474 or



      (1490 Pemberton Avenue, North Vancouver)

      The team at Douce Diner hopes that you're staying healthy and finding new ways to support each other amidst this uncertain environment. 

      Douce’s priority is to protect the health and safety of its staff, guests, and community. In an effort to continue to provide and nourish you, the team at Douce Diner has launched Douce Coop, which includes family meal packs of crispy free range chicken dinners with all the fixings. The team promises you that they've prepared everything with the utmost care and hygiene measures.

      Douce Coop is available from Thursday to Sunday, 4 to 8 p.m. Douce Diner is also collaborating with Bridge Brewery and is discounting first respondents.

      Pick-up or delivery can be ordered by phone, placed through the website, or through SkipTheDishes.

      Contact: 604-980-2510 or 




      (8 West Cordova Street, Vancouver)

      Located in the heart of Gastown, this local favourite serves amazing pizza and pasta inspired by the Italian immigrant's desire to share a piece of home while living abroad. Visit Di Beppe’s website to order for pick-up or delivery is available through Uber Eats.

      Contact: 604-559-1122 or



      (Two locations)

      Takeout and delivery is still offered at both locations (2013 Commercial Drive and 1859 West 4th). Best Falafel was first established in 2000 and it has since equipped the two restaurants with a number of sanitization stations. Many ingredients used are sourced locally.

      Contact: Commercial Street location at 604-251-9444 or the West 4th location at 604-428-5522



      (687 Main Street, Vancouver)

      Dalina café is offering curbside cafe service, grocery pick-up and delivery, and ready-to-bake meals (fresh sheet daily.) The café is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.  and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For a full list of the groceries that are available, DM @dalinavancouver on Instagram or call the café.

      Contact: 604-428-4364 or