So you're probably reading this article because 1) you appreciate tasty food accompanied by tasteful restaurant decor, 2) You and your girls are stuck deciding where to go for lunch on the weekend because you're all super indecisive, and/or 3) you're an Instagram enthusiast always on the hunt for cute places to snap photos of your girlfriend candidly sippin' her cocktail or munchin' while she's brunchin'.
Whichever category you fall under, I got you covered, girl. Here are 16 of Vancouver's cutest restaurants.
1. Medina Cafe // 780 Richards St.
One of the best, and busiest, brunch spots in downtown Vancouver, the Mediterranean-inspired Cafe Medina will have you going back for more convinced that the 45 minute wait is completely justifiable.
2. The Foundation // 2301 Main St.
Their super-sized Utopia Nachos and super cheap sangria served in mason jars! This hipster vegan and vegetarian restaurant takes comfort food to a whole other level. Oh, and did I mention they play trap music like every night?
3. Nook // 1525 Yew St.
The pizza and pasta at this super cute and classy Italian joint will have you ruining your bikini body diet, but the carbs are so worth it.
photo cred - @aspomerleau
4. Tacofino // 15 West Cordova St.
I don't know a single person who doesn't appreciate a good taco. Along with the chic, modern design of the restaurant, I promise you'll get some like-worthy taco photos for your IG.
5. Suika // 1626 West Broadway St.
The Japanese fusion izakayas and unique cocktails, combined with its urban atmosphere makes Suika Snack Bar a neighbourhood favourite.
6. Chewies // 2201 West 1st Ave.
Happy hour drinks. Buck-a-Shuck oysters. A chill, rustic, nautical vibe. Need I say more?
7. Roof Garten // 670 Smithe St.
A roof-top garden dining and cocktail lounge hidden in the middle of the city. I don't know what's cuter, the fact that it's roof top, or that it's a garden.
photo cred - @__sattam
8. Jam Cafe // 556 Beatty St.
The Victoria based all-day breakfast joint has brunched its way to the big city. Famous for their house made buttermilk biscuits, this rustic wood panelled, chalkboard mounted, vintage suitcase decorated breakfast spot will not disappoint your tummy or your camera.
photo cred - @zarahzheng
9. Shishinori // 2328 Cambie St.
Modern Japanese cuisine served quick and fresh. Modern interior simple and minimalist.
photo cred - @mysecretavenue
10. Secret Location // 1 Water St.
Half lifestyle boutique, half restaurant. With that kind of concept, you know you're in for a fresh and stylish dining experience.
photo cred - @localwanderer
11. Burdock & Co. // 2702 Main St.
Known for their refined organic small share plates in a hip, but cozy setting, you'll be geo-tagging Burdock & Co. more than just once on your Insta.
photo cred - @tysiasuzuki
12. Yolks // 546 West Broadway St.
Brunch in a cozy, retro environment at the new Yolks location on Broadway. Yolk up your eggs benny while you yolk up your IG.
13. Guu with Garlic // 1698 Robson St.
If you haven't already been here and gone through the experience of having each member of your squad show up at different Guu locations, you better start. Authentic and fusion Japanese izakayas, hot and cold sake, an on and poppin' tatami room - so guu'd.
photo cred - @christylamyan
14. Bao Down Gastropub + Rawbar // 115 West 2nd Ave.
You've probably been to the Bao Down in Gastown so many times you know the cashier by name. Because you love Bao Down so much, venture out to their Gastropub + Rawbar to experience a whole new kind of Asian fusion in a whole new setting.
15. Fable Diner // 151 East Broadway St.
A farm-to-table inspired casual dining experience set in a updated, chic diner atmosphere - complete with locally and sustainably sourced menu items, you couldn't possibly feel guilty abut ordering a milkshake.
16. The Oakwood // 2741 West 4th St.
Taste real Canadian cuisine using home made and local ingredients in front of a fireplace in a warm, cozy, wood panelled dining room.
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