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Best Neighborhood Gem restaurants in Commercial Drive

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A photo of The Lunch Lady restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(723)
Price: Expensive
• Vietnamese • Commercial Drive
Booked 43 times today
Enjoy award-winning Vietnamese street food in the heart of Commercial Drive! Lunch Lady is not your average pho joint – dishes showcasing the PNW’s best ingredients, craft cocktails, and Michelin quality service makes us a crowd favourite with locals and international guests alike. Come and discover our modern and soulful dishes that are distinctly authentic to Vietnam. We look forward to serving you!
A photo of Loula's Taverna + Bar restaurant
4.5
Awesome(101)
Price: Expensive
• Greek • Commercial Drive
Booked 17 times today
WHO ARE WE?We’re the second generation of two Greek families that came to Canada to open some of Vancouver’s longest running restaurants.Now, we’re taking everything we’ve learned from them to offer a brand new dining experience.WHAT ARE WE ABOUT?Loula’s is the Greek nostalgia of our upbringing infused with modern dining trends that have intrigued us. The atmosphere and cuisine are an homage to our namesake, a woman dear to our hearts who always leaves you in good spirits with a full stomach. Expect that overwhelmingly authentic Greek experience when you step through our doors—along with a few other things you won’t expect. You’ll just have to trust us.WHERE ARE WE?We’re located in the heart of Commercial drive, a spot we feel quite at home in. If you know anything about The Drive, you know it’s warm, vivacious and a little kooky. Just like Loula.
A photo of Bar Corso restaurant
4.5
Awesome(126)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Commercial Drive
Booked 4 times today
Bar Corso is more than just an apparition of Italian culture - it is the missing piece of Italian ethos on Vancouver's beloved Commercial Drive. Purposefully nestled into the heart of Little Italy, we are a tasting lounge, here for you to taste different regions of Italy through our cocktails, wines, grappa, Amari, and modern Cicchetti.
A photo of Marcello Ristorante and Pizzeria restaurant
4.5
Awesome(806)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Commercial Drive
Booked 20 times today
Marcello Pizzeria e Ristorante is the best choice for an authentic Italian experience.We combine old world Mediterranean warmth and sunny dècor with an inviting atmosphere that appeals to everyone!Chef Marcello Lombardo - INSPIRED BY FOOD AND DRIVEN BY A DREAMBorn in the City of Delights, or more commonly known as Palermo, Italy, Marcello fell in love with cooking from a very young age. Influenced by the crystal clear water, the flavours of the culturally rich air and a little encouragement from his mother, he went on to receive professional training from Milan and owned a restaurant on the Adriatic Sea. Now for over 20 years he's brought his joy of Southern Italian cooking to Vancouver. Marcello's is a neighbourhood gem on Commercial Drive in the heart of little Italy set for any occasion.
A photo of Havana restaurant
4.5
Awesome(654)
Price: Moderate
• Latin American • Commercial Drive
Booked 15 times today
Patio is seated on first come first serve basis.Havana Vancouver is inspired by the colours and culture of Old Havana, Cuba.Guests can expect a hybrid of authentic Latin flavours combined with Pacific Northwest style and a commitment to fresh, local ingredients. Craft beers and an innovative cocktail program create a menu unique to the location.
A photo of Vivace on The Drive restaurant
4.4
Awesome(86)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary Italian • Commercial Drive
Booked 3 times today
Where modern European cuisine meets lively entertainment.By night, Vivace is Vancouver’s East Side live music venue that presents local artists nightly. Our kitchen team is dedicated to serving local, fresh and inventive food that can be to be shared with friends, or enjoyed individually. Our Bar team is continuously creating alluring cocktails that will help you dance the night away.By day, Vivace is also an ideal place to meet friends or business associates for breakfast and lunch. Our lunch menu is a reflection of the evening choices with a focus on coffee and lighter fare. The relaxed but refined atmosphere will not disappoint.Come join us for an experience you are not likely to forget!
A photo of Sula Indian Restaurant - Commercial Drive restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(93)
Price: Moderate
• Indian • Commercial Drive
Booked 2 times today
Since 2010, Sula has received numerous awards for it’s unique decor, traditional Indian preparations, Mughal inspired tandoori meat & vegetables in a warm indoor garden style seating
A photo of Miku Restaurant - Vancouver restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(6054)
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • Coal Harbour
Booked 122 times today
Specializing in aburi, or flamed-seared, sushi, the act of applying flame directly and lightly searing sushi enhances the natural flavours and textures of the seafood. Miku owner, Seigo Nakamura, innovated the Aburi concept by crafting specialty sauces using non-traditional Japanese ingredients to pair with each type of fish.Located at the corner of Howe Street and Canada Place WayMichelin RecommendedWinner of Georgia Straight's Golden Plate for Best Japanese Restaurant in VancouverTimeOut's 20 best restaurants in Vancouver to eat in 2022OpenTable's 22 Restaurants That Define Vancouver Dining 2022Executive Chef: Kazuhiro Hayashi
A photo of L'Abattoir Restaurant restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3811)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary French • Gastown
Booked 19 times today
Located in historic Gastown between Gaoler's Mews and Blood Alley, built in the 19th century on the site of Vancouver's first jail and originally buttressed to the city's main butchery and meat packing district, the name L'Abattoir pays homage to the neighbourhood's colourful past. Set in a refurbished brick and beam building combining classic French tile work with industrial fixtures and natural wood, the restaurant offers a bar and lounge, elevated dining room and a plush, light soaked atrium as well as private dining rooms. Chef/Owner Lee Cooper is dedicated to highlighting the finer points of eating & drinking in L'Abattoir's informed but informal setting. Service is expertly orchestrated to be unpretentious yet refined. The French-influenced West Coast fare is paired with the eclectic wine program and the bar team's innovative cocktail list to offer a truly unique dining experience.
A photo of Joe Fortes Vancouver restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(8237)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • West End
Booked 110 times today
Joe Fortes has been specializing in classic, American cuisine since 1985. The turn-of-the-century inspired dining room features 30-foot high ceilings and six unique dining venues that include our Rooftop Garden. Director of Culinary, Wayne Sych, and Executive Chef, Ryan Green, prepare each dish with a focus on natural flavours and features the finest ingredients from Pacific Northwest farmers, fishermen, and other food artisans. Serving more than 30 kinds of fresh fish, premium oysters and thick chops daily, Joe’s signature dishes have become a favourite with locals, celebrities & tourists alike. Joe’s is known as the best oyster bar in Vancouver and is home to some of North America's best oyster shuckers. Our award winning wine list features over 200 selections from prominent wine regions throughout the world. Enjoy a delicious cocktail at our bar with live piano music nightly or on our seasonal Rooftop Garden (reservable only by calling the restaurant directly).
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