Top ChoiceBrewery in Powell River

Townsite Brewing

An elder statesman of BC's craft-beer scene (which means it's more than five years old), this brilliant, Belgian-focused brewery occupies a heritage post office building. Take a free 3pm tour on Saturdays or...

Bistro in Powell River

Coastal Cookery

This casual dining favorite has the town's best patio plus a great menu of tweaked classics and seasonal specials – with a strong focus on BC ingredients. If Salt Spring mussels are on the menu, order them...

Mexican in Powell River

Costa del Sol

Arriving off-peak is the best way to avoid the crush and maybe even snag a table at this bright-painted former police station with a striking Emiliano Zapata mural within. The menu is Latin with a strong Mexican...

Cafe in Powell River

Base Camp

The town's quintessential community coffee hangout has, no doubt, served as base camp for many energetic Sunshine Coast excursions judging by the breakfasts – be it the maple granola parfait or the curried tofu...

Landmark in Powell River

Patricia Theatre

Canada's oldest continually operating movie house, this 1928 landmark (the second edition of an original constructed in 1913) still serves up first-run, art house and sometimes vintage flicks in its old-school,...

Pub Food in Powell River

Shinglemill Pub & Bistro

Built on piles over the lake at the edge of town, this historic pub knocks out hearty burgers, stir-frys and sandwiches. But the main reason to come here – especially in summer – is for a seat on the deck...

Museum in Powell River

Powell River Museum

The history of Powell River is illuminated at this local-focused little museum near Willingdon Beach. But it's not all about logging, pioneer days and the rise of the mill, the First Nations have an even longer...