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Where Chefs Eat in Vancouver

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Restaurants:Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill, Bauhaus Restaurant, Guu Original Thurlow
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Italian, German, Japanese
Neighborhoods:Yaletown, Gastown, Downtown
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Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill

$$$$·Italian·
Yaletown
424 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
“Chef Pino is the godfather of Italian cooking. I love his modern take on Italian classics.” – Angus An
97% recommended
Best Overall in Vancouver / British Columbia
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Bauhaus Restaurant

$$$$·German·
Gastown
901 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
“Chef Stephan aims high and provides an excellent dining experience in a modern room.” – Andrea Carlson
83% recommended
Notable Wine List in Vancouver / British Columbia

Guu Original Thurlow

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
87 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Late-Night Find
“Guu is open late, the atmosphere is great, there's cold beer and the food is spot on and delicious. The chefs have a one page written menu of specials and if you can sit at the baRead more
Late-Night Find in Vancouver / British Columbia
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Hawksworth Restaurant

$$$$·Canadian·
Downtown
2,861 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Tasting Menu
“Hawksworth is the benchmark in Vancouver for excellence in service, food and cellars.” – Andrea Carlson
85% recommended
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Farmer's Apprentice

$$$$·Regional American (Northwest)·
Kitsilano
66 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Hot Spot
“I've had some of the most emotionally-charged simple meals at this small intimate restaurant. It takes a lot of guts to ride the wave he rides. Flavors are delicate, ingredients pRead more
84% recommended
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Five Sails Restaurant

$$$$·Continental·
Coal Harbour
2,176 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Recommended by Chef James Walt from Araxi
97% recommended
Best Overall in Vancouver / British Columbia
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L'Abattoir Restaurant

$$$$·French·
Gastown
2,852 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Recommended by Chef James Walt from Araxi
91% recommended

Bishop's

$$$$·Regional American (Northwest)·
Kitsilano
1,563 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Recommended by Chef Sam Harris from Agrius
91% recommended
Best Service in Vancouver / British Columbia

Vij's

$$$$·Indian·
Vancouver / British Columbia
430 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Recommended by Chef John Jackson & Connie DeSousa from CHARCUT Roast House
95% recommended
Best Overall in Exclusive
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Tojo's Restaurant

$$$$·Japanese·
Fairview
415 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Recommended by Chef Paul Berglund from The Bachelor Farmer
97% recommended
Japanese in Vancouver / British Columbia

Maenam

$$$$·Thai·
Kitsilano
1,352 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Recommended by Chef Vikram Vij from Vij's
92% recommended
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