Our Pick for the top restaurants in Kitsilano
Kits has a pretty fantastic restaurant scene, with lots of options near Kits beach, on 4th Ave and Broadway. Offering classic brunches, quick & delicious lunches, modern dinners, vegetarian/vegan options, lots of ethnic food, great pub food and some of the city’s best restaurants. Grab a seat at a restaurant near the beach and you’ll enjoy some of the best views in the city. These are a few of our favourite Kitsilano restaurants, in no particular order. Click the links to view Yelp reviews for each and be sure to view our “Best of Kits” section where we let you know what we like best and why…
BEST WEST 4TH AVE RESTAURANTS
Voted the city’s best new restaurant in 2012, Fable lives up to the hype. Offering a phenomenal brunch (try their ceasar!), a fast and easy lunch (think soup, salad and a few choices of sandwiches) and a satisfying dinner menu (always evolving, with a couple customer favourites sticking around for the long run). A great place for a date, dinner with your family or a fun night of share plates with friends. You will not be disappointed.
1944 West 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 1M5
(604) 732 1322
This is the best Thai food in the city. More upscale than you would normally expect, with fresh ingredients to boot. The flavours are intense so you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Also has a great wine list and cocktail program.
1938 West 4th Av, Vancouver, BC V6J 1M5
Delicious Mexican fare from a popular spot on 4th Ave. Big portions and free chips and salsa as well. Enjoy with a margarita! Has a great little patio.
1999 West 4th Av, Vancouver, BC V6J 1M7
Sophie’s Cosmic Café
A classic diner, known for comfort food and simple dining. Expect a lineup Saturday and Sunday mornings.
2095 4th Avenue West, Vancouver, BC V6J 1N3
Romer’s Burger Bar
Kitsilano has their share of great burger joints, but Romer’s takes the cake. Tons of delicious burger combinations and great fries and dips. Definitely satisfying after a long day out in the sun.
1873 West 4th Av, Vancouver, BC V6J 1M4
The Oakwood Canadian Bistro
Comfortable and Canadian. Offering a great menu and one of the best wine lists in Kitsilano, this place gets 5 stars. Offers brunch on the weekend and dinner every night.
2741 West 4th Av, Vancouver, BC V6K 3V9
High-end Italian cuisine offering family meals and tasting menus. This place small but cozy, and will give you one of the best meals you’ve had in a long time. Reservations are required a while in advance because the seats always fill up.
3689 West 4th Av, Vancouver, BC V5R 1P2
BEST RESTAURANTS NEAR KITS BEACH
A casual dining gem in near the beach in Kitsilano. Open late and offers fantastic food and a great wine list.
1685 Yew Street Vancouver, BC V6K 3E6
Local Public Eatery
One of the best bars around, go for the food and the drinks. Also home to the best patio in Kitsilano, overlooking Kits beach. Get your name on the list in the summer to snag a spot. Lots of TVs to enjoy some sports action too.
2210 Cornwall Ave, Vancouver, BC V6K 1B5
Chewie’s Steam and Oyster Bar
A fun and lively seafood restaurant. Famous for its oysters, and seafood focused menu, you’ll enjoy the atmosphere and the fun service.
2201 West 1st Av, Vancouver, BC V6K 1E9
BEST KITSILANO WEST BROADWAY RESTAURANTS
One of the funkiest restaurants in Kits – this is sushi meets a pub. There is something for everyone on this menu, lots of drinks, a great vibe and an interesting decor. I won’t tell you more, you just have to go.
3431 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6R 2B4
With many locations around the city, the Kitsilano restaurant lives up to expectations. Great Malaysian food with tons of flavour.
3005 Broadway West, Vancouver, BC V6K 2G9