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Your Top 3 restaurants in Vancouver

justxpete Dec 10, 2013 12:04 PM

As in, favourite destinations. No regard to price or atmosphere, I'd just like to know your favs.

So far, mine are, in no particular order:

1. Vij's
2. Minami
3. Fable

I've been doing a fair amount of research as to best restos in Van, but wondered what are commonly Ch'ers favs.

Thanks in advance!

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  1. grayelf RE: justxpete Dec 10, 2013 07:13 PM

    La Buca

    1. starlady RE: justxpete Dec 10, 2013 08:00 PM

      Burdock and Co

      I don't have a 3rd yet :)

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      1. re: starlady
        justxpete RE: starlady Dec 11, 2013 07:52 AM

        I've been meaning to go to Burdock & Co - any favourites?

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          starlady RE: justxpete Dec 11, 2013 07:05 PM

          You MUST get the fried chicken and really anything...

      2. waylman RE: justxpete Dec 10, 2013 08:13 PM

        tough to say! Really depends on what I'm in the mood for.

        I probably go to Shiro most often. Love Blue Water and Le Croc for special occasions.

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          jerkstore RE: justxpete Dec 11, 2013 11:59 AM

          Mine are (also in no particular order):

          La Buca

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            StarryFork RE: justxpete Dec 11, 2013 01:53 PM

            Right now, I want to say:

            Tableau Bar & Bistro
            Farmer's Apprentice

            but it does tend to change every month or so...

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            1. re: StarryFork
              Sam Salmon RE: StarryFork Dec 11, 2013 03:13 PM

              Guu w/Garlic

              Octopus Garden

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              Jzone RE: justxpete Dec 11, 2013 05:28 PM

              1. Wildebeest / L'Abbatoir (Hard to pick one between these two, so I'm cheating... sue me. :)
              2. Vij's
              3. Octopus Garden

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              1. re: Jzone
                justxpete RE: Jzone Dec 11, 2013 08:00 PM

                Eek! I love Wildebeest too. Maybe I should have made it a top 5!

                Sounds like Octopus Garden is a place I need to go sooner than later!

              2. justxpete RE: justxpete Dec 14, 2013 09:48 AM

                No one else? C'Mon peeps! Help a guy out!

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                  mendicity RE: justxpete Dec 14, 2013 06:08 PM

                  Sal & Limon

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                  1. re: mendicity
                    waylman RE: mendicity Dec 15, 2013 09:45 AM

                    I love Sal y Limon also. Major hole in the wall but so good!
                    I forgot to mention La Quercia earlier - that is a great restaurant.

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                    islandgirl RE: justxpete Dec 15, 2013 10:29 AM

                    Having trouble thinking of #3 but:

                    1. Chambar
                    2. La Brasserie

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                      CoolerbytheLake RE: justxpete Dec 16, 2013 01:33 PM

                      Les Faux Bourgeois

                      1. LotusRapper RE: justxpete Dec 16, 2013 10:59 PM

                        This is a random three, not necessarily my "top" three:

                        1. Los Cuervos
                        2. Tableau
                        3. Dinesty

                        Like StarryFork, mine "top" X list changes regularly.

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                          kinnickinnik RE: justxpete Dec 17, 2013 09:23 AM

                          Hmm, really depends on mood, budget, cravings etc.

                          Top 3 if I could go anywhere in town at this moment:
                          Kitsilano Daily Kitchen

                          Top 3 based on where I mostly end up going
                          Hai Phong
                          Bistro Pastis

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                            brokentelephone RE: justxpete Dec 23, 2013 12:16 PM

                            If my eating pattern is evidence of my preferences: (1) Earls Broadway, (2) Cactus Club Broadway, and (3) Keg Yaletown. It must be said though that I hate all three of these restaurants.

                            1. justxpete RE: justxpete Apr 12, 2014 06:14 PM

                              My top 3 has changed dramatically already.

                              It's now:

                              1. Octopus Garden
                              2. Vij's
                              3. Santouka

                              1. oiboy RE: justxpete Apr 18, 2014 08:32 PM

                                Current top 3:
                                House of Dosa's
                                Pizza Farina

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