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Top 10 Restaurants in Vancouver


Find the top 10 hottest restaurants in Vancouver, BC. From fancy seafood dishes, to spicy Thai cuisine, you are sure to enjoy these fabulous Vancouver restaurants.

1. Blue Water Cafe

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Blue Water Cafe offers the largest selection of oysters. Look at live crustacean tanks and enjoy delicious prawns, lobster and sirloin steak. This Vancouver restaurant is visited by many celebrities throughout the year, and is an excellent place for a fancy date or business meeting. Don't forget to indulge in the mascarpone cheesecake!

2. Lupo Restaurant and Vinoteca

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One of the most romantic hidden gem restaurants in Vancouver, Lupo Restaurant and Vinoteca, formally known as 'Villa del Lupo', will warm your heart and your stomach with its fabulous wines and modern Italian cuisine. Looking for a place to propose? Lupo is tucked away in downtown Vancouver on Hamilton Street and it remains a secret treasure to this day.

3. RainCity Grill

The RainCity Grill offers excellent views of Stanley Park and English Bay. Try exotic cheeses, organic vegetables, and salmon that are fished especially for the restaurant. Offering classic Pacific Northwest Cuisine, it is known as one of the best restaurants in the West End.

4. Chambar Belgian Restaurant

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Awarded and voted the "Newest and Best Restaurant" in 2004, Chambar strikes a perfect balance with their exceptional food and fresh produce commitment. This Belgian restaurant has an artsy, mysterious, and romantic ambiance. Try the Le Fletan a l'orzo (Pan roasted Halibut and fabulous flavorings) and then move onto original Belgian waffles (Gaufre Liegoise) for dessert.

5. Le Bistro Chez Michel

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A friendly and cozy bistro-brasserie style restaurant that offers its' guests tasty French cuisine. Chef Joseph Lassaga is known for his exquisite seafood dishes and Bouillabaisse.

6. Simply Thai

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Looking to spice up your taste buds? Find spicy, hot, and authentic Thai food at Simply Thai located in trendy Yaletown. The service is excellent and there's an open kitchen so you can see what's cooking. Ths establishment is Thai chef operated and owned.

7. Glowbal Restaurant

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Tasty dishes, trendy, and an after-hours club attached. Try the Dungeness crab cakes to start, the seafood linguini, and end your meal with a sweet Trio of Crème Brûlée. Classy, good music, and great service.

8. Provence Marinaside

Excellent service, friendly staff and award-winning food at every special occasion. Includes a raw oyster bar, classic wine list, take out, fabulous seafood and catering services.

9. Salade de Fruits Cafe

Visit Paris for an hour or two and fall in love with many homemade French dishes. If you love crème brulée, then put this restaurant on your 'to-do' list. It has healthy choices and fabulous desserts. The humoristic and friendly French atmosphere is what charms people hearts.

10. La Terrazza Restaurant and Lounge

Hidden like a sacred gem in historic Yaletown, this restaurant has been dazzling food critics and guests alike since before 1998. La Terrazza has some of Vancouver's best Italian cuisine and it is known that it has one of the best wine lists in Canada.
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