Best Farm to Table Restaurants in Vancouver, BC

Eating local means eating locally-sourced and locally-grown foods, including seafood. Almost all fine-dining restaurants in Vancouver will offer at least one seasonal, local dish. But there are some restaurants that demonstrate a greater commitment to locally-sourced foods than others

Use this guide to find Vancouver restaurants truly dedicated to local foods, as well as tips and resources for finding farm-to-table restaurants in your neighborhood. This list is not meant to be exhaustive--there are many restaurants in Vancouver serving locally-sourced foods--but it is a great starting point for those who want to dine out while eating local, too!

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Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar

Blue Water Cafe Vancouver
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1095 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5T4, Canada
Phone +1 604-688-8078

One of the best Vancouver seafood restaurants, the highly-acclaimed Blue Water Cafe maintains a year-round focus on fresh, sustainable coastal species, including local fin and shellfish. Every February, Executive Chef Frank Pabst introduces dishes based on Unsung Heroes": local seafood that is less well known or less popular, like Northwest geoducks.

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Image Courtesy of Forage
1300 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1C5, Canada
Phone +1 604-661-1400

One of the hipper farm to table restaurants in Vancouver, Forage--located on Robson Street in downtown Vancouver, inside the Listel Hotel--epitomizes the locavore movement. The chef uses seasonal, local produce and meats and locally-sourced seafood whenever possible, with delicious results.

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Edible Canada

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1596 Johnston St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9, Canada
Phone +1 604-682-6681

Located on Granville Island, Edible Canada is a multifaceted culinary company dedicated to promoting local foods in its restaurant, shop (where you can find local artisanal foods), and culinary tours.

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Fable Restaurant

Fable Restaurant on W 4th Ave, Vancouver
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1944 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 1M5, Canada
Phone +1 604-732-1322

One of the newer farm to table restaurants in Vancouver is Fable Restaurant, on W 4th Ave in Kitsilano. Co-founded by Chef Trevor Bird (who competed on Top Chef Canada's second season), Fable partners with local growers and farmers for its fresh, seasonal ingredients. 

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Aphrodite's Organic Cafe & Pie Shop

3605 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6R 1P2, Canada
Phone +1 604-733-8308

A Kitsilano ​favorite, Aphrodite's serves some of the best local, organic food in Vancouver--including delicious organic pies! In addition to local foods, they provide lots of gluten-free options, too.

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Finding Farm to Table Restaurants in Your Neighbourhood

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There are many, many ​farm to table restaurants in Vancouver, as well as many restaurants that serve local foods. To find farm to table restaurants in your neighborhood, use these free resources:

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Best Farm to Table Restaurants in Vancouver, BC