December 21, 2011 

Welcome to the restaurant section of The GOODS. It’s our curated collection of local, independent eateries that we think are contributing to the overall excellence and progression of BC’s food scene. We are therefore proud to help promote each and every one of them here and by sharing their news and employment requirements on our front page. If you think that your company would be a good fit for Scout, you can learn more about joining Scout here.


Abigail’s Party

1685 Yew Street, Vancouver | MAP | 604-739-4677 | | A fun, casual, and smart-looking neighbourhood favourite solidly underwritten by the expertise of executive chef…EXPLORE ABIGAIL’S PARTY


3995 Main Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-566-9001 | | Vegetarian, Vegan, Raw, Gluten Free options abound. Bar open until 2am with special bar menu starting at 10pm every night…EXPLORE THE ACORN

wertAdesso Bistro

1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, BC | 604.568.9975 | | A Ligurian-concept restaurant owned by Carol Gadsby and Luciano Loi, Adesso Bistro is now open in its new space…EXPLORE ADESSO BISTRO

DSC_4396Alibi Room

157 Alexander St | Vancouver, BC | MAP | 604-623-3383 | | In the summer of 2006, after working under the previous ownership for over seven years, Nigel Springthorpe with his…EXPLORE ALIBI ROOM


4222 Village Square | Whistler | MAP | 604-932-4540 | | A crossroads of mountain elegance and approachable dining in the heart of Whistler Village, Araxi enjoys a long-held…EXPLORE ARAXI

araxibuttonAsk For Luigi

305 Alexander Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-428-2544 | | Ask for Luigi is a casual and intimate Italian-inspired restaurant, specializing in fresh hand made pasta. The service is family-style…EXPLORE ASK FOR LUIGI


99 Powell Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-428-0301 | | The cuisine at Bambudda combines elements of the food I grew up eating (either Mom’s cooking or restaurants in…EXPLORE BAMBUDDA

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163 Keefer St. | Vancouver | 604-688-0876 | | Meaning “precious” in Mandarin, Bao Bei opened in January of 2010 in the heart of Chinatown with the hope of…EXPLORE BAO BEI CHINESE BRASSERIE

tumblr_l0tv1fzEKw1qb1gvwo1_Beach House

150 – 25th St. | West Vancouver, BC | 604-922-1414 | | At the foot of West Vancouver’s Dundarave Pier is one of the North Shore’s most…EXPLORE THE BEACH HOUSE

bearfootcellar_1Bearfoot Bistro

4121 Village Green, Whistler | MAP | 604-932-3433 | | At the legendary Bearfoot Bistro, every night is a celebration of sophisticated culinary wizardry and magical joie de vivre…EXPLORE BEARFOOT BISTRO


105 East Pender Street Vancouver, BC | Opening Soon | | Bestie is a friendly little sausage and beer parlour in the heart of Vancouver’s Chinatown. Inspired by German street food, Bestie serves…EXPLORE BESTIE


2183 West 4th Ave, Vancouver | MAP | 604-738-2025 | | Tucked away on West 4th in Kitsilano is a legendary restaurant with a big reputation. For more than…EXPLORE BISHOP’S

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2153 West 4th Avenue | Vancouver | MAP | 604-731-5020 | | Bistro Pastis is as close as you can get to Paris without a plane ticket. The menu features classic bistro…EXPLORE BISTRO PASTIS

Food-Shot---Steak-Tartare-#Bitter Tasting Room

16 West Hastings Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-688-9779 | | At Bitter, we want you to join us on a journey to a time when Vancouver had a bustling beer…EXPLORE BITTER TASTING ROOM

bluebuttonBlue Water Cafe

1095 Hamilton St., Vancouver | MAP | 604-688-8078 | | An anchor in Vancouver’s culinary landscape, Blue Water Cafe is recognized as the City’s definitive destination for seafood…EXPLORE BLUE WATER CAFE


870 Granville Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-739-4540 | | Located below the historic Commodore Ballroom at 870 Granville Street. You’ll find a beautifully restored modern…EXPLORE THE BOTTLENECK

Burdock & Co.

2702 Main St. | 604-879-0077 | | Burdock & Co serves refined dishes crafted from organic ingredients. Chef Andrea Carlson’s relationship with local suppliers…EXPLORE BURDOCK & CO.

“C” Restaurant

2-1600 Howe St., Vancouver | MAP | 604-681-1164 | | An exquisite waterfront setting and graceful, choreographed service compliment the top-quality seafood served at C, making for an…EXPLORE “C” RESTAURANT


1020 Main St., Vancouver | MAP | 604-484-6018 | | Campagnolo offers affordable, casual Italian dining in a warm and welcoming space. The…EXPLORE CAMPAGNOLO

Campagnolo ROMA

2297 East Hastings,  Vancouver | 604-569-0456 | | Campagnolo ROMA is located in the former Italian district of Hastings Sunrise, serving rustic Italian dishes inspired…EXPLORE CAMPAGNOLO ROMA

Cannibal Cafe

1818 Commercial Dr. | Vancouver, BC | 604-558-4199 | | The Cannibal Café is Commercial Drive’s newest restaurant, serving up hand ground beef burgers and authentic milkshakes…EXPLORE THE CANNIBAL CAFE


562 Beatty St., Vancouver | MAP | 604- 879-7119 | | Chef Nico Schuerman and his wife Karri have brought to life their dream of opening a restaurant where guests can experience fine dining in a…EXPLORE CHAMBAR

crd_4535Cioppino’s & Enoteca

1133 & 1129 Hamilton St. | MAP | 604-688-7466 | | Let Pino surprise and refresh your palate with “Cucina Naturale”, a classical style of cooking that emphasizes the…EXPLORE CIOPPINO’S

Cibo Trattoria

900 Seymour St., Vancouver | MAP | 604-602-9570 | | Located adjacent to the lobby of the Moda Hotel and steps away from the Orpheum Theatre, Cibo Trattoria specializes in…EXPLORE CIBO TRATTORIA


350 West Pender, Vancouver, BC | 604-616-8464 | | Cinara is a 40 seat restaurant located on the corner of Homer St. and West Pender in the Victorian Hotel. With a European approach to cuisine…EXPLORE CINARA

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1154 Robson Street, Vancouver | MAP | 604-688-7338 | | A winding stone staircase leads upward from bustling Robson Street to this celebrated Vancouver…EXPLORE CINCIN RISTORANTE

Commune Cafe

1002 Seymour St. Vancouver, BC | 604-681-2551 | | Commune Cafe is a fully licensed cafe and restaurant located on the corner of Seymour and Nelson, in the heart of downtown Vancouver…EXPLORE COMMUNE CAFE

Cork & Fin

221 Carrall Street, Vancouver, BC | 604-569-2215 | | Set in the heart of Gastown in the historic Alhambra building, Cork & Fin is one of Vancouvers top seafood restaurants. The restaurant…EXPLORE CORK & FIN


261 Powell St. | Vancouver, BC | 604-559-7585 | | The Latin-themed “Cuchillo” (Spanish for “Knife”) is located at 261 Powell St., at the intersection of Railtown, Gastown and…EXPLORE CUCHILLO

Diva At The Met

645 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC | 604-602-7788 | | Diva at the Met, located in the Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver, is an award-winning restaurant attracting guests both locally…EXPLORE DIVA AT THE MET

Eric-@-Market-DinnerEast of Main Cafe

223 E. Georgia | Vancouver BC | 604-899-2777 | | Nestled on the boarder of historic Chinatown and Strathcona, the East of Main Cafe impresses instantly with high ceilings and…EXPLORE EAST OF MAIN CAFE

Eric-@-Market-DinnerEdible Canada

Edible Canada is a five year-old business headquartered at Granville Island Public Market, in Vancouver British Columbia, Canada. Edible BC is Canada’s largest culinary tourism and specialty…EXPLORE EDIBLE CANADA


1118 Denman | Vancouver | 604-558-4040 | | España is a cozy and intimate forty seat restaurant that showcases flavours and wines from Spain. Chef Neil Taylor produces a menu of 40 or so tapas…EXPLORE ESPANA

Farm 2 Fork

Water Street, Gastown | Vancouver, BC | | Farm 2 Fork is a underground restaurant project, launched by 2 friends in Vancouver’s historic Gastown. We believe that food should be…EXPLORE FARM 2 FORK

Fish Counter

3825 Main St. | Vancouver, BC | 604-876-3474 | | At The Fish Counter, our goal is to provide sustainable, healthy, and high-quality seafood to the Main Street community…EXPLORE THE FISH COUNTER


1300 Robson St. | Vancouver, BC | 604.661.1400 | | Forage stands for everything I care about. It represents what I was taught about food preparation both when…EXPLORE FORAGE

Hapa@Rob_DSC9615Hapa Izakaya

Locations on Robson, in Kitsilano and Yaletown | | When Lea and Justin Ault introduced Hapa in 2003 they exploded the izakaya concept in Vancouver. Hapa Izakaya’s combination…EXPLORE HAPA IZAKAYA

Hart House

6664 Deer Lake Ave | Burnaby | 604-298-4278 | | Although it is close to the bustle of the city, visitors find that coming to Hart House is like returning to a simpler time…EXPLORE HART HOUSE


801 West Georgia St. | 604-673-7000 | | The personal dream of one of Canada’s foremost masters of cuisine, Hawksworth Restaurant, located at the legendary…EXPLORE HAWKSWORTH

Heirloom Vegetarian

1509 W. 12 | Vancouver | 604-733-2231 | | Heirloom Vegetarian Restaurant reflects a dedication to using thoughtfully chosen organic, fairly traded…EXPLORE HEIRLOOM VEGETARIAN

Homer St. Cafe & Bar

898 Homer | Vancouver | 604-428-4299 | | Heirloom Vegetarian Restaurant reflects a dedication to using thoughtfully chosen organic, fairly traded ingredients…EXPLORE HOMER ST. CAFE & BAR

Juice Truck

Never underestimate the power of a trek through the Himalayas to change your life. We (Zach and Ryan, Juice Tenders) tossed around ideas of going into business together for years, but it was two weeks…EXPLORE THE JUICE TRUCK

DSC_5936_2Keefer Bar

135 Keefer St, Vancouver, BC | 604-688-1961 | | The Keefer Bar is a place where you can come to escape the rush and unwind in a unique atmosphere where cocktails…EXPLORE THE KEEFER BAR

Coffee-Art-05Krokodile Pear

| 1867 West 1st Ave | Vancouver, BC | | Krokodile Pear is a 100% organic, cold pressed juice and smoothie bar located at 1867 West 1st Avenue, in Vancouver. Krokodile Pear is…EXPLORE KROKODILE PEAR


217 Carrall St, Vancouver, BC | 604-568-1701 | | L’Abattoir is located in the center of Gastown between historic Gaoler’s Mews and Blood Alley. The restaurant was built in the…EXPLORE L’ABATTOIR

La Buca

4025 MacDonald St., Vancouver | MAP | 604-730-6988 | | La Buca focuses on regional Italian cuisine with an emphasis on fresh ingredients and homemade flavours. The dishes at La Buca are…EXPLORE LA BUCA

dtrhuLa Pentola

350 Davie Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-642-0557 | | Adam Pegg & Lucais Syme of Vancouver’s award-winning La Quercia restaurant deliver artfully crafted, Northern Italian cuisine at La Pentola…EXPLORE LA PENTOLA

dtrhuLa Mezcaleria

1622 Commercial Dr. | Vancouver, BC | 604-559-8226 | | La Mezcaleria (mezcal bar) born in 2013 in the heart of east side Vancouver, as the first Mezcaleria in Canada offering the…EXPLORE LA MEZCALERIA

dtrhuLa Quercia

3689 West 4th Ave | Vancouver, BC | 604-676-1007 | | La Quercia offers a casual setting, with professional service and exceptional Italian dishes. Focusing primarily on Italian wines…EXPLORE LA QUERCIA

houseLe Parisien

751 Denman Street, Vancouver, BC | 604-687-1418 | | Le Parisien is brought to you by Vancouver’s own French chevalier, John Blakeley, who also owns Kitsilano’s Bistro Pastis…EXPLORE LE PARISIEN


1236 Davie St. Vancouver, BC | 604-696-9996 | | Lolita’s is a tiny piece of paradise, just six blocks from the beach at English Bay. We will transport you south of the border with our modern…EXPLORE LOLITA’S

6Los Cuervos Taqueria & Cantina

603 Kingsway | Vancouver, BC | 604-558-1518 | | Los Cuervos Taqueria opened in late July with one guiding principle: to bring the best tacos to Vancouver. With this in mind…EXPLORE LOS CUERVOS

6Lupo Restaurant

869 Hamilton St. Vancouver | 604-569-2535 | | Modern Italian cooking emphasizing quality + value.  Situated between Yaletown and the heart of Vancouver’s entertainment district…EXPLORE LUPO RESTAURANT


1938 W. 4th Ave Vancouver | MAP | 604-730-5579 | | Maenam brings a world-class Thai dining experience to Vancouver. Chef Angus An creates the perfect balance of flavours using recipes and…EXPLORE MAENAM

Shangri-La-Vancouver_MARKETMARKET by Jean-Georges

1115 Alberni | Vancouver | 604-695-1115 | | A dining destination & bar, where we promise to shake & stir you to the core! Located on the 3rd floor of the Shangri-La Hotel…EXPLORE MARKET by JEAN-GEORGES

Meat & Bread

370 Cambie St., Vancouver, BC | 605-566-9003 | | Meat & Bread is a sandwich shop that opened its doors in the Flack Block of historic Gastown in October 2010. With a total of four…EXPLORE MEAT & BREAD

medina-4Medina Cafe

556 Beatty St., Vancouver | MAP | 604-879-3114 | | A quaint cafe next door to popular night time hang out Chambar, Medina serves tasty and affordable breakfast, lunch and…EXPLORE MEDINA CAFE

miku-space-01-low-resMiku Restaurant

1055 West Hastings, Vancouver  | 604-568-3900 | | Fresh ingredients, global inspiration and artful presentation are the benchmarks of Miku Restaurant’s outstanding, innovative cuisine…EXPLORE MIKU


1118 Mainland St. | Vancouver BC | 604-685.8080 | | Located in the vibrant neighborhood of Yaletown, Minami Restaurant delivers one of the most unique and innovative dining experiences…EXPLORE MINAMI

Miradoro Restaurant

32830 Tinhorn Creek Rd, Oliver, BC | 250.498.3742 | | Miradoro Restaurant is British Columbia’s premiere winery restaurant. A joint venture between Tinhorn Creek and restaurateur…EXPLORE MIRADORO

Nicli Antica Pizzeria

62 East Cordova, Vancouver, BC | 604-669-6985 | | Finally open and properly filling the void in Vancouver’s pizza scene is Nicli Antica Pizzeria. Immediately considered…EXPLORE NICLI ANTICA PIZZERIA


781 Denman Street, Vancouver, BC | 604-568-4554 | | Nook is a cozy pizza, pasta and antipasto restaurant in the West End of Vancouver.  The room has a vibrancy to it as the thin crust…EXPLORE NOOK


280 Carrall St. | Vancouver, BC | 604-720-3145 | | A Gastown Italian bàcari with an ever-changing selection of cicchetti share plates, craft cocktails, wines by the glass and…EXPLORE NOTTURNO


Various locations in Vancouver, BC | | Often regarded as one of the world’s healthiest cuisines, Lebanese food combines the sophistication and subtleties of European cuisines with the exotic…EXPLORE NUBA

Oakwood Canadian Bistro

2741 West 4th Avenue | Vancouver, BC | 604-558-1965 | | The Oakwood Canadian Bistro is a casual neighbourhood room specializing in down-to-earth Canadian fare…EXPLORE OAKWOOD

Olive & Anchor

6418 Bay St. | West Vancouver, BC | 604-921-8848 | | Overlooking the waters of Horseshoe Bay, Olive & Anchor offers casual, great value dining for lunch and dinner…EXPLORE OLIVE & ANCHOR

rockerfellerOyster Seafood & Raw Bar

475 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC | 604-899-0323 | | A small and charming room, distinctly focused on Ocean Wise seafood, Oyster blends the charm of the 1920’s with the upscale and…EXPLORE OYSTER

The Parker

237 Union St. | Vancouver, BC | 604-779-3804 | | The Parker is the latest collaboration between Jason Leizert & Steve Da Cruz (both Boneta & Corner Suite alumni)…EXPLORE THE PARKER

Pat’s Pub & BrewHouse

403 East Hastings | Vancouver, BC | 604.255.4301 | | Today Pat’s Pub & BrewHouse stays true to its roots as a lively community gathering place. Having become re-established as one…EXPLORE PAT’S PUB


350 Carrall St., Vancouver, BC | 604-620-9400 | | Common cuts rendered sublime. Deceptively simple staples skewed and polished with Asian elegance. Large format family-style ssäm with…EXPLORE PIDGIN


3369 Cambie St., Vancouver BC | 604-873-3131 | | At Pied-à-Terre, classic French dishes are anything but rustic. Enjoy a traditional prix fixe bistro lunch or linger late into the…EXPLORE PIED-A-TERRE

Pink Elephant

1152 Alberni St., Vancouver, BC | 604.646.8899 | | Desmond Chen, president of Charm Modern Thai, Urban Thai Bistro, and Chilli House Thai Bistro, opened his newest restaurant…EXPLORE PINK ELEPHANT

Pizzeria Farina

915 Main Street, Vancouver, BC | 604-681-9334 | | Pizzeria Farina has a classic serve-yourself concept that is meant to inspire a sense of community. “Everyone looks after…EXPLORE PIZZERIA FARINA

manhattanThe Pointe at the Wickaninnish Inn

Tofino, BC  | Telephone: 800-333-4604 | | Surveying the panoramic vistas from the westernmost point of Tofino’s idyllic Chesterman Beach, The Pointe Restaurant’s inspired West Coast cuisine…EXPLORE THE POINTE

manhattanThe Portside Pub

7 Alexander St. | Vancouver, BC | 604-559-6333 | | The historic, three-level, Portside Pub was built with the traditional east coast pub culture as its inspiration…EXPLORE THE PORTSIDE PUB


162 Water Street | Vancouver, BC | 604-568-7022 | | Embracing the sublime pleasure of drink, the joy of good food and the comfort of family – Pourhouse is the embodiment of a…EXPLORE POURHOUSE

Raincity Grill

1193 Denman St., Vancouver | MAP | 604-685-7337 | | Since 1992, Raincity Grill has defined Pacific Northwest cuisine, showcasing the unique ingredients of our local waters and…EXPLORE RAINCITY GRILL


The Re-Up BBQ was born from the City of Vancouver’s inaugural and controversial food cart lottery. The newly minted business partners were entirely unaware that they were about to start their…EXPLORE THE RE-UP BBQ

asdfSalt Tasting Room

Blood Alley | Vancouver | MAP | 604-633-1912 | | Recently praised by Bon Appetit magazine,  Salt Tasting Room is a dynamic charcuterie  and wine room with exposed brick…EXPLORE SALT TASTING ROOM

Shameful Tiki Room

4362 Main Street | Vancouver, BC | | In March of 2013 Vancouver’s “The Shameful Tiki Room” was born – 1,200 square feet and 50 seats worth of dimly lit…EXPLORE THE SHAMEFUL TIKI ROOM


601 Campbell Street | Tofino, BC | 250-725-3353 | | At Shelter, we us local organic ingredients and all-natural meats whenever possible. The salmon, halibut and prawns are caught by Tofino…EXPLORE SHELTER


4591 Blackcomb Way | Whistler, BC | 604-966-5280 | Website | Sidecut makes good on its promise to deliver “steak with an edge” since launching the new concept in summer 2010. Using the top two percent of…EXPLORE SIDECUT


1485 West 12th Ave | Vancouver, BC | 604-558-1485 | | Just off busy “Granville Rise” on West 12th, the gently rustic Siena Trattoria yields a bounty of Italian and Mediterranean flavours, perfect before a…EXPLORE SIENA

Spotted Bear Bistro

101 4th St. | Tofino, BC | 250-725-2215 | | The Spotted Bear Bistro is located in charming downtown Tofino just steps from the harbour, set against the backdrop of…EXPLORE THE SPOTTED BEAR

Tableau Bar Bistro

1181 Melville St Vancouver BC | 604-639-8692 | | A neighbourhood bar bistro – serving an updated take on traditional French bistro fare prepared by Executive Chef Marc-Andreì Choquette…EXPLORE TABLEAU


2327 East Hastings St. | 604-253-TACO (8226) | | Tacofino was born out of a desire to create a unique dining experience by offering quality, freshness and affordability with an environmental and…EXPLORE TACOFINO

Tapenade-1Tapenade Bistro

3711 Bayview St, Richmond, BC | MAP | 604-275-5188 | | Tapenade has earned the reputation of being an exceptional neighbourhood bistro with great food, outstanding service and…EXPLORE TAPENADE BISTRO


1829 Robson St. Vancouver, BC | 604-606-4680 | | Located near the corner of Denman and Robson St., Tavola is a neighbourhood West End restaurant, serving modern Italian food….EXPLORE TAVOLA

UVA_11Uva Wine Bar

900 Seymour St | Vancouver, BC | MAP | 604-632-9560 | | Enticing cocktails, refined wines, eclectic import beers — Uva Wine Bar, located adjacent to the Moda Hotel, is Downtown Vancouver’s newest…EXPLORE UVA

UVA_11Via Tevere Pizzeria Napoletana

1190 Victoria Drive, Vancouver, BC | 604.336.1803 | | It began in a small palazzo on Via T evere—a street in the heart of Naples where our father and his four sisters were raised…EXPLORE VIA TEVERE

westbuttonWest Restaurant

2881 Granville St., Vancouver | MAP | 604 738 8938 | | Recognized as the “jewel in Vancouver’s culinary crown,” West’s outstanding contemporary regional cuisine and seamless service has…EXPLORE WEST


120 West Hastings | Vancouver, BC | 604-687-6880 | | Wildebeest invites you to experience unabashedly adventurous, yet simple cooking at its finest set against the history of the…EXPLORE WILDEBEEST

wergYEW seafood + bar

791 West Georgia St.| Vancouver, BC | 604.692.4939 | | Dine and unwind at YEW seafood + bar, with its West Coast urban vibe that feels both cool and inviting – a rare combination…EXPLORE YEW SEAFOOD + BAR