Vancouver, BC / Seattle "Can't Miss" Restaurants?
Hello! My husband and I are from the NorthEast, and we are traveling to the Pacific NorthWest in a couple of weeks for the first time. We're looking for restaurants in Vancouver, BC and Seattle, WA that we might enjoy for lunch and dinner. We don't need anything too fancy, but would spend the $$ to eat at one of those cities' authentic and "can't miss" restaurants. Please help us! Where should we dine while in Vancouver, BC and Seattle, WA?? Thanks!
This thread was copied on the Vancouver board too:
But a more complete response may be better found in this thread:
In that thread, my personal recommendations were/are:
1) db Bistro Moderne
4) Sun Sui Wah (Main St
)5) Raincity Grill
Here are some options that are for restaurants that feature robust, direct and honest cooking and without too much pretensions: After trying others with all the hype I find that these are the most satisfying.
Seattle - Sitka & Spruce, Lark, How to Cook a Wolf, Pho So 1 (for great pho), Fresh Flours (for great coffee and pastry)
Vancouver - Refuel, Campagnolo, Mis Trucos (excellent Tapas), Salt, West (high end great cooking)
Sitka & Spruce
2238 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102
Campagnolo is solid !
A few more ideas, not necessarily "can't miss" but definitely worth your while:
1) Au Petit Chavignol
2) Les Faux Bourgeois
4) L'Altro Buca
VANCOUVER WEST SIDE
6) La Buca
7) Salade de Fruits Cafe
8) Bistrot Bistro
10) Q4 *used to be called Quattro
(btw, Buca, L'Altro Buca and Pier-a-Terre are all owned by the same people)