Hey North Vancouver! If you’ve lived in North Van long enough, you’ll know how much amazing, underrated food exists in this part of BC.
Whether you’re craving Mexican, Indian, raw vegan, or Italian food, North Vancouver has got you covered. Whether you live in North Vancouver or not, you might just find your new favourite restaurant. So try a new place and take a break from Sushi Town and Earls. Here are just 13 of the many culinary treasures found in North Vancouver in no particular order:
Il Castello Pizzeria // 119 2nd St E
You don't have to go far to find a taste of Italy in North Van. Il Castello is a cozy Neapolitan style pizzeria with pizza that is sure to satisfy you.
Tap and Barrel // 8 Lonsdale Ave
Wine and dine at one of Western Canada's biggest restaurants. Located in the North Vancouver Shipyards, you can choose from a wide selection of local beers, wines, and cocktails, as well as a diverse food menu. The patio is the perfect place to get drinks during the summer.
PIER 7 // 25 Wallace Mews
Pier 7 probably has some of the best waterfront restaurant views in all of North Vancouver. Make sure to get a spot on their year-round heated patio and enjoy their upscale, seafood menu.
Buddha-Full // 106 W 1st St #101
If you're on a plant-based diet, you will LOVE Buddha-Full's healthy, conscious, and delicious food and drink. Buddha-Full was the first organic, raw vegan, and gluten-free cafe on the North Shore. Even if you're not on a plant-based diet, you will still enjoy how good their food tastes and how good it makes you feel!
Burgoo // 3 Lonsdale Ave
This is THE place to go for comfort food. The Brie Fondue and Mac N More are must try dishes - especially if you're a cheese lover. Their cozy ambiance and food and soups will warm you up, especially in the cold winter.
Honey's Doughnuts & Goodies // 4373 Gallant Ave
You haven't had the full Deep Cove experience until you've had an iconic Honey's Doughnut. Grab one as a reward after the next time you hike Quarry Rock. This cozy cafe also serves breakfast and lunch and boasts a patio.
Si, por favor! La Taqueria has some of Metro Vancouver's best tacos. You won't be disappointed with their authentic Mexican pinche tacos, made with local and organic ingredients whenever possible. La Taqueria hopes to bring the taste and feel of street tacos from Mexico to Vancouver.
Arms Reach Bistro // 4390 Gallant Ave #107C
This award winning bistro is located in Deep Cove. You might just fall in love with their cozy atmosphere, water views and their delicious Pacific Northwest style dishes with a Mediterranean twist.
Fishworks // 91 Lonsdale Ave
This seafood restaurant is uniquely located in a heritage building. Taste the fresh seafood that is right from our beloved west coast.
Tour De Feast // 319 Mountain Highway
This cozy, contemporary restaurant will have you saying "oui" to more! Tour De Feast is a family run restaurant serving up traditional and contemporary French cuisine.
The Tomahawk Restaurant // 1550 Philip Ave
This totem-decorated, retro restaurant opened in the 1920s and serves up classic Canadian comfort food. The Tomahawk was Vancouver's first drive in restaurant and has a long history in the food scene in North Vancouver.
Anatoli Souvlaki // 5 Lonsdale Ave
A longtime Greek restaurant spot in the North Shore, Anatoli Souvlaki is a family run restaurant that serves traditional Greek food with a west coast flare.
Indian Fusion Restaurant // 2045 Lonsdale Avenue
A favourite spot for Indian cuisine, this fusion restaurant features traditional Indian cuisine but served with a fusion twist. If you're too lazy to leave the house, Indian Fusion Restaurant delivers too!
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