DINER: “The Acorn” Set To Open On Main St. Tonight, And There Was Much Rejoicing

July 2, 2012.

by Andrew Morrison | We took a look inside The Acorn at 3995 Main St. the other night and had a unsurprisingly delicious taste of things to come. The highly anticipated vegetarian restaurant in the old Cipriano’s location is all finished now and should open without a hitch tonight (Tuesday, knock on wood). Though the opening is supposed to be “soft”, I imagine it will be something of a bumrush for owners Shira Blustein and Brian Skinner. Folks are real excited about this one, and for good reason. Get all the background you need here and see what we saw in the shots below (gallery includes copies of the menus and gratuitous food porn).

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  • Lynn Lewis

    Looks wonderful! Can’t wait to come to Vancouver to try it out.

  • http://www.cococakecupcakes.blogspot.com lyndsay

    hooray! this is too great. congratulations The Acorn! you’ve been working so hard! lovely photos too…

  • http://www.earthsave.ca/vegdirectory Earthsave Canada

    Very happy to welcome Acorn to the hood!

    now listed in our new, online, searchable Veg Directory!

    http://earthsave.ca/Content/Members/MemberPublicProfile.aspx?pageId=1242806&memberId=7250974

    (we are a registered non-profit – listings are free!)

  • Malia

    Looks tasty! I just wish they had some less-expensive entrees. The prices are a bit steep for those of us on a budget…

  • Kathy Simonsen

    Can’t wait to indulge the experience you have created.
    Good luck

  • http://www.pineproductions.ca Katya Pine

    The photos look amazing! Can’t wait to be there soon! So proud of what Shira, Brian and the whole Acorn Team have managed to do! The food looks to die for!!!! The ambiance looks extremely inviting!

  • Tammy Gouveia

    WOW! Shira and Brian you have done a beautiful job. Congrats!! Being a foodie freak, I can’t wait to try some of these beautiful dishes soon. All the best.

  • Giant Char

    Vancouver already has a restaurant called ‘The Acorn’. It’s on 4th and Alma.

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  • David

    Took 5 people for dinner at The Acorn on Thursday night and everyone was blown away. The food was exquisite. We tried 2 appys, 4 mains, and 2 deserts – all were wonderful. The wine was great and the kraft beers very easy to drink. The service was fast and efficient. In all it was a fantastic evening. Welcome to Vancouver and keep up the great work.

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