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Olympic village suggestions

Hi everyone,

Looking for some dinner suggestions around Olympic village. We love italian, vegetarian, local, farm to table restaurants, moderately priced ($25 entree).

We are happy to walk 30 minutes to a great restaurant, and love to walk around after dinner.

Thanks in advance!!!

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  1. I actually like Tap and Barrel. Reasonable selection of local wines on tap.

    1. I suggest TERRA BREADS! they make great pizza and sammys!

      1. Burdock and Co is a 15 minute walk at most south of the Village on Main Street. Farmer's Apprentice would be a brisk 30 minute walk. The spots in the village are far from farm to table spots and I don't mean to downplay the Terra suggestion, but it's a rather bustling cafe and not a dinner spot (though I do enjoy their sandwiches to go). You are also a 15 minute seawall walk from Chinatown, Gastown and Strathcona which allows you many, many options.

        1. For a more casual meal, Pizzeria Farina (Main at Prior St) makes an excellent pizza.
          http://www.pizzeriafarina.com/

          1. The Foundation has been an "institution" for good vegetarian eats in Mt. Pleasant for about 10 years now. The nachos platter is great (with real cheddar):

            http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/14/180661...

            About a 10-15 mins walk from Oly Village.

            1. Local Food Truck Festival on Sundays from 12-5pm:

              http://www.foodcartfest.com/

              Edible Canada on Granville Island:
              http://www.ediblecanada.com/

              The Wallflower Modern Diner:
              http://www.thewallflowermoderndiner.com/

              1. I enjoyed The Narrow Lounge the two times I was there. The fish tacos ($2 each ? can't remember) are good.

                http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/14/763310...

                If you're going there after dark, their entrance (hard to find, no signage) is in this Streetview shot, to the left of the red Civic:

                http://goo.gl/maps/yaozF

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                  1. re: Sam Salmon

                    Something about their (Argo) dumping a clump of plain white rice onto many of their entrees just don't appeal to me.

                    1. re: LotusRapper

                      The duck confit at Argo is unbeatable value. But I don't know that they're open for dinner.

                1. Take a stroll to Campangolo. They have awesome Italian food and do some farm to table. I would recommend going Upstairs where you will find some of the cities best cocktails and a burger that is awesome. I believe you can also order their entire menu upstairs.

                  Farina is also a great bet!