Best Hole-In-The-Wall

Call it a greasy spoon, a dive, a hidden gem or a hole-in-the-wall; these are the spots where comfort food and culture collide, to offer the very best in unpretentious dining and cheap eats—as voted by The Georgia Straight readers.

1st What's Up? Hot Dog!

2481 E. Hastings St.

Gourmet burgers and hot dogs made with all-natural Two Rivers beef or Field Roast.

2nd Bon's Off Broadway

2451 Nanaimo St.

While the rest of Vancouver morphs into the new Dubai, Bon’s Off Broadway is there to remind us of saner if less sanitary times.


3rd Gringo

27 Blood Alley Square

Mix-and-match tacos served alongside margaritas.


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