New Vancouver Restaurants Opened in October and November 2016

photo credit: Arbor Vancouver

Aer Cafe [Hastings-Sunrise], a stylish homey café in the heart of the East Village neighborhood at 2263 E Hastings Street. Owner chef Pui Lee has several years of experience working in other cafes and restaurants and has a passion for baking.  [Vancouver Foodster]

Bao Down [Gastown] the snack bar has occupied the location of the short-lived ONO’ Raw Bar, serving rice bowls, and dinner dishes sharing style. [DailyHive]

Benchmark Bar & Grill [Yaletown] has opened its door at 612 Davie St, Vancouver,  as a grown up sports bar with sport event nights and live entertainment, serving signature home-made Benchmark burger. [Vancouver Foodster]

Federal Store [Chinatown] a four seat cafe and grocery fit into the 650 sqft space at 2601 Quebec St. There will be candies, dry goods, a prepared food component, as well as a coffee program with beans from Bows & Arrows. [Scout]

Jethro’s Fine Grub [Westend] the latest location at 833 Bute Street, 3rd overall, will be licensed and continue to serve the same breakfast and lunch dishes that have won them awards.  [Vancouver Foodster]

Klaus’s Kaffee Haus [Chinatown] Watch for the sign “The coffee is good. The strudels are awesome.”  in front their 291 E. Pender Street location, where you can taste sweet and savoury strudels, and pour-over coffee made by hand.   [Vancouver Barista]

Kokoro Ramen [Victoria-Fraserview] has opened at 5695 Victoria Drive. It’s run by Kokoro Foods, which operates the Japanese-Mexican fusion spot Jaburritos in Las Vegas. [Georgia Straight]

Krung Thep Thai [Downtown] is a new Thai restaurant located at 809 Seymour Street. [Vancouver Foodster]

Luppolo Brewing Co. [Strathcona] has brought to the neighbourhood a 5000-sqft brewery and a 67-seat 850 sqft tasting room at 1123 Venables StreetLuppolo translates as “hops” and expect the Italain twist what they offer. [Scout]

Pho Goodness [Mount Pleasant] The Westend pho joint has opened their 2nd location at 3079 Main Street [Vancouver Foodster]

The Arbor [Mount Pleasant], the highly anticipated vegetarian restaurant and the latest effort of Shira Blustein and Scott Lewis, owners of the award-winning Acorn vegetarian restaurant, have joined forces with former Farmer’s Apprentice‘s Paul McCloskey to acquire Crave‘s location at 3941 Main Street. [Scout]

U Noodle, the Noodle Factory [Westend] has replaced the former Vietnamese spot Chè-Licious at 1120 Denman Street, serving noodle dishes. [Georgia Straight]

Yah Yah Ya Ramen [Downtown], the new downtown location, 2nd overall in lower mainland, has taken over the space at 570 Robson Street, formerly the location of Junsei River and beneath Korean supermarket H-Mart.They are known for their specialization in Yokohama iekei ramen. [Georgia Straight]

Photo credit: @AbarVancouver 


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