New Vancouver restaurants opened in March 2019

Weirdo Cafe

75 West Grill [Richmond] is located at 7571 Westminster Hwy, Richmond – offering a distinctly West Coast experience in downtown Richmond. Just off the lobby of the newly redesigned Vancouver Airport Marriott. [Opentable] @75westyvr

Arike [West End] Located at 1725 Davie Street. The concept is to take local Pacific Northwest products and combining them with the herbs, spices and flavour combinations you could find in West Africa. @arikerestaurant

Burgerette (Modern Burger) [Fairview] has opened doors at 865 West Broadway with the lit neon and the shakes crowned with whipped cream. The former Moderne Burger finally opens the doors to their revamped ‘Burgerette’ concept in a fresh new location. [Vancourier] @moderneburgerC

Delish Gluten Free Bakery [Hastings-Sunrise] can be found at 2166 E Hastings Street – The bakery, which has a store location in Port Coquitlam, revealed plans for a second Vancouver location to open mid-February. []@delishglutenfree

Ding Tea [Grandview-Woodland] has opened its Vancouver Location at 1808 Renfrew Street. Ding Tea’s carefully selected tea leaves Originate from high altitude tea gardens Surrounding the Central Mountain Range in Taiwan Gamering mist, dew,in an abundantly humid climate blessed with geographical advantages.  Each cup of premium tea harnesses the essence of nature. @dingtea_vancouver

Eclettico Art & Coffee [Fraserhood] is at 4172 Fraser Street. The concept is a little bit Canadian, A little bit Italian, Some Coffee, Some Pastries, Some Savoury, A bit of Art, A bit of Music. All combined within a cosy Art Deco space with a touch of Steampunk.@eclettico_art_coffee

Eclettico Cafe
Eclettico Cafe

Field & Social [Downtown] is located at 214 – 1055 West Georgia St. (Royal Centre Mall) — expect an array of salads assembled to order using fresh, seasonal, locally-sourced produce and proteins. Customers can choose from the set menu of salads easily tailored on the spot to taste–like less dressing or added ingredients. [Vancouverisawesome] @Field&Social

Highlight Cafe [New Westminster] has opened doors at 538 Sixth Street, New Westminster, just like the Re-Up BBQ you already know and love, Highlight Cafe will be using only free-range and top-quality ingredients from local farms in British Columbia. They will even be infusing your favourite Re-Up BBQ products into innovative takes on classic brunch traditions. [] @highlightnewwest

Key Party [Mount Pleasant] can be found at 2303 Main Street, where you can sip on updated retro classic cocktails and snack on free bowls of party mix in the intimate lounge. There are also little share plates on the menu and more vintage surprises around each corner. [Narcity@keypartyvancouver

Ham & Eggman’s [Renfrew Heights] is the new breakfast and brunch restaurant located at 3883 Ruper Street. @hamandeggmans

Happy Day Cafe  [Richmond] has reopened at their Richmond location at at new location 1450-4771 Mcclelland Road, Richmond, serving Hong Kong Style Cafe fare. A long time community favourite, the cafe also has a location on Kingsway in Vancouver. @happydaycaferichmond

Italian Tomato [Davie Street] The new location is located at 1047 Davie Street. Known for their authentic and traditional Italian eats like lasagna, cannelloni, and spaghetti, the Italian Tomato offers patrons 14 kinds of pasta and 39 different kinds of sauces in seriously generous portions. @italian.tomato [DailyHive]

Italian Tomato
Italian Tomato

Jinya Ramen Bar Express [Olympic Village] has opened the latest location at 159 West 4th Avenue. Known for its authentic and award-winning Tonkotsu Ramen, JINYA offers a ton of customizable options for customers and a great selection of sides and shareables too. [Dailyhive] @jinyaramenbar

Kook Korean Bbq [Grandview] is at 2800 East 1st Ave #211A, serving only premium meats, every table is equipped with the Rolls-Royce of smokeless grills (Shinpo Systems).  The restaurant is perfectly air balanced with the best ventilation system to ensure you smell the same way you came in.  instagram @kookbbq

Le Cassis Patisserie and cooking School [Yaletown] has opened doors at 910 Beatty Street serving French pastries by Executive Chef Hoda Shoghi & Mo Soltan and offering cooking lessons @lecassiscanada

Milk & Sugar Bbq Bar [Joyce] has opened doors at 5103 Joyce Street. Bubble tea café serving fresh fruit and premium ice cream bubble tea blends, juices, and shakes in the heart of Collingwood.

Noodle Arts [West End] has opened doors at 1735 Robson Street, serving Lanzhou style noodles and other Chinese dishes in the West End.

Park Drive [Commercial Drive] is the new restaurant & bar at 1815 Commercial Drive. @parkdriverestaurant

Poke M [Gastown] Found at 435 Abbott Street, Poke. M gives patrons the chance to build-their-own-bowls, and that means poke lovers can choose a whopping ten toppings to create their bowl on top of the base, protein, and veggies. It also offers unlimited refills of white rice and romaine lettuce [dailyhive] @poke_m_van

The Red Accordion [West End] opening up at 1616 Alberni, this restaurant is described as “super cozy, with a great atmosphere.” Menu options include Haida Gwaii Humbolt Squid, and Mesquite Smoked Trout & Nicoise Salad. It’s sure to delight. @theredaccordion

Seiza Japansese Cuisine [Mount Pleasant] Located at 3068 Main Street, SEIZA represents a seamless integration of the east and west, a fusion of Vancouver with the best of Japanese cuisine @seizajapanesecuisine

Seiza Japanese Cuisine
Seiza Japanese Cuisine

Sweet barrel Coffee & Creamery [Arbutus Ridge] is fixing your sweet tooth at 2729 Arbutus Street with gourmet ice cream made on site, coffee freshly roasted on site, and sweet/savory crêpes all day. @sweet.barrel @

Weirdo Cafe [Victoria – Fraserview] is located at 6459 Victoria Drive. The founders think that delicious cuisine should not be bounded by a country’s restrictions, instead, it should combine the merit of different country’s cuisine to make something new @weirdocafe

Featured photo: Weirdo Cafe



  1. The new Burgerette is not in Kitsilano (though Moderne Burger was), it’s in Fairview. In fact, it’s in the eastern third of Fairview. Not sure why Vancouver media pretty uniformly makes that error. I get it – this is a tiny nit. Thanks for what you do.

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