Best Restaurants in Vancouver

Celebrated chefs, fabulous wines, delectable cuisine. The best restaurants in Vancouver include some of the best, most highly-acclaimed fine dining in the world.

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West Restaurant

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2881 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3J4, Canada
Phone +1 604-738-8938

Winner of Vancouver Magazine's Restaurant of the Year award, West earns its place at the top of this list of best restaurants in Vancouver for its superb service, unique contemporary regional cuisine and to-die-for house-made cocktails. Although pricey, West is completely worth the splurge for special occasions or gastronomical indulgence of the highest order.

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Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar

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

Acclaimed as the best seafood restaurant in Vancouver--no little feat, considering the wealth of world-class seafood available here--Blue Water Cafe is a favourite among locals, tourists and celebrities alike. Featuring an abundant selection of fresh, West Coast fare, Ocean Wise sustainable fish, oysters, sushi and sashimi, there is nothing here that isn't five-star amazing.

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3106 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC V5Z 2W2, Canada
Phone +1 604-736-6664

Vij's deserves its reputation as one of the best restaurants in Vancouver for its world-class Indian-fusion fare

The menu varies seasonally, but the flavours are always unique, perfectly balanced, and surprisingly nuanced. Be sure to meet owner and celebrity chef Vikram Vij, universally known as "Vik," on your visit; he's often on hand to converse with patrons and to treat everyone like an honoured guest.

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1133 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6H 1G1, Canada
Phone +1 604-872-8050

Owned by world-renowned chef Hidekazu Tojo--who claims to have invented the California Roll--Tojo's is arguably the most famous Vancouver sushi restaurant: It's a favourite among celebrities and locals alike for its amazing omakase dinners. In a city with sushi restaurants on every corner, Tojo's distinguishes itself with truly outstanding cuisine; it's well worth its high price tag.

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568 Beatty St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2L3, Canada
Phone +1 604-879-7119

Chambar's reputation for amazing food is well earned; you won't find better fine Belgian cuisine in the city. Their specialty is their traditional--and perfectly cooked--mussels. Just like Brussels, but better.

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CinCin Ristorante

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1154 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1B2, Canada
Phone +1 604-688-7338

Located in the heart of Robson Street's shopping district, CinCin is one of the best Italian restaurants in Vancouver. With its warm, inviting Tuscan interior and long, sweeping modern bar (ideal for trying one of CinCin's amazing cocktails), CinCin offers a complete fine-dining experience: delicious, innovative Italian cuisine, excellent service, and the perfect venue for a night out, a romantic dinner, or a family celebration.

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