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2024

Meo

Time to Loosen Up Vancouver: New Cocktail Bar ‘Meo’ is Here to Help
Anticipated: February 2024

La Taqueria (W Hastings)

La Taqueria Takes New Location on West Hastings
Opening date TBD

2023

Merci Boulangerie

Merci Boulangerie Gets Ready to Open on Commercial Drive in Early 2024
Open

Dovetail

Dovetail Restaurant Brings California Vibes to Yaletown
Open

Bar Haifa

‘Bar Haifa’ Slated to Open Doors in Downtown Vancouver This Month
Open

Andrea Gail

Andrea Gail Opens at 1867 Powell Street in East Van
Open

Bar Tartare

Bar Tartare: Open and Pouring Wine Starting Now!
Open

Elio Volpe

Banda Volpi Group Announces Osteria Elio Volpe
Anticipated: January 24

Gary’s

New Neighbourhood Spot, Gary’s, is Gearing Up to Open in Fairview in Late September
Open

The Flamingo Room

‘The Flamingo Room’ Opens Doors on Commercial Drive
Open

Monzo Burger

A First Look Inside ‘Monzo’, Opening Soon at Vancouver House
Open

Mah Milk Bar

Mah Milk Bar Aims to Blend Local Community Charm with Melbourne Coffee Culture
Open

The Watson

A Look Inside ‘The Watson’, Opening Doors in Mount Pleasant This Week
Open

Shuck Taylor’s Oyster Bar

Jess Taylor of “Wandering Mollusk” Prepares to Open a Brick-and-Mortar
Open

Dear Gus Snack Bar

Dear Gus: Vancouver’s Most Adorable Wine Bar?
Open

Please! Beverage Co.

Please! Beverage Co.’s New Tasting Room Opens Doors in Mt Pleasant
Open

Street Hawker

New Burger Joint from Potluck Hawker Eatery Team is Opening Soon on Main Street
Open

Lucky Taco (River District)

A Look Inside Lucky Taco, Opening in River District This Month
Anticipated: February 2024

Bufala (River District)

Gooseneck Hospitality Lays Down Roots in the River District with Lucky Taco and Bufala
Opening date TBD

This is Wine School

‘Wine School’ is Officially In Session in Chinatown, Feb. 1st, 2023
Open

WA! CURRY

New Aburi Concept, WA! CURRY, Opening Soon in Downtown Vancouver
Open

Chancho Tortilleria on The Drive

Chancho Tortilleria Now Open At 2096 Commercial Drive
Open

Tall Shadow Bakery

‘Tall Shadow Bakery’ to Open in Hastings Sunrise Early Summer 2023
Open

Mahony’s Tavern

Mahony’s Tavern Convention Centre Re-Opening Soon at Canada Place
Open

The Painted Ship

Late-60s Counterculture Inspired ‘The Painted Ship’ Opens Softly in Kits March 2nd
Open