Main Street restaurants

Top Choice International in Main Street

Dock Lunch

Like dining in a cool hippie's home, this utterly charming room in a side-street house serves a daily-changing menu of one or two soul-food mains (think spicy tacos or heaping weekend brunches). Arrive early and aim…
Tex-Mex in Main Street

Budgie's Burritos

It's a rare vegetarian eatery that has a loyal clientele of carnivores, but the bulging, good-value burritos at this quirky, well-hidden neighborhood haunt keep locals coming back for a seat among the Elvis and conq…
Vegetarian in Main Street

Arbor

The austere, white-walled aesthetic defies what a warming bolthole this casual cafe is, especially in the evenings when it's a great neighborhood hangout. The elevated comfort grub menu makes instant vegetarians of …
Seafood in Main Street

Fish Counter

Main's best fish and chips. This busy spot combines a seafood wet counter and a bustling fry operation. Order from the cashier in the middle, snag a spot at the stand-up table inside or sit-down benches outside and …
Northwestern US in Main Street

Burgoo Bistro

Hit Main's best patio in summer or hunker in the woodsy interior on those frequent Vancouver rainy days – either way, Burgoo has mastered the art of gourmet comfort dining. Always check the seasonal specials, then d…
Cafe in Main Street

Federal Store

Revitalizing an old mom and pop corner shop as a cozy little community hangout, this retro-feel Mount Pleasant bakery cafe serves-up coffees, tempting sandwiches (elk and fig terrine recommended) and a cabinet of ho…
Ice Cream in Main Street

Earnest Ice Cream

Vancouver's best artisan ice cream shop is slightly off-the-beaten-path in a redbrick heritage building near Olympic Village. But it's worth the hunt so you can dive into a dozen or so flavors, split between regular…
Asian in Main Street

Hawkers Delight

It's easy to miss this cash-only hole-in-the-wall, but it's worth retracing your steps for authentic Malaysian and Singaporean street food, made from scratch at this family-run favorite. Prices are temptingly low, s…
Vegetarian in Main Street

Acorn

One of Vancouver's hottest vegetarian restaurants – hence the sometimes long wait for tables – the Acorn is ideal for those craving something more inventive than mung-bean soup. Consider seasonal, artfully presented…
Cafe in Main Street

Trafiq

A local favorite, this sometimes clamorously busy French-influenced bakery cafe is a lunchtime magnet with its quesadillas, housemade soups and bulging grilled sandwiches (California club on cranberry pecan recommen…