If there’s one thing that will entice us to drive over bridges and through tunnels – it’s the pursuit of good food. Roughly 40 minutes away, the City of Surrey is chockful of tasty bites worth the trek. The following spots won’t disappoint:
6 Round Up Cafe
10449 King George Blvd
With a homey, old-fashioned interior, the Round Up Cafe will transport you to a simpler time. Operating since 1949, this retro eatery specializes in homemade breakfast and lunch with a Ukrainian twist! An absolute must? The eggs benny with a side of perogies!
5 Pho Tam Restaurant
10302 City Pkwy
Pho really good soup, hit up Pho Tam in Whalley. This noodle shop has a great soup selection guaranteed to cure everything from a cold to a hangover. Well balanced and flavourful, the broth here is arguably one of the best in Metro Vancouver. 100% authentic Vietnamese fare.
FYI: Cash-only establishment.
7480 176 St
Set in a modern greenhouse-style dining room at the Honey Bee Centre, Fry’s Corner Beestro offers a – you guessed it – honey-inspired menu featuring artisan salads, paninis and soups. Complete your meal with a freshly baked treat. Desserts include honeycomb scones, honey cheesecake and spiced honey caramel cake!
Open 7 days a week, 10 am to 5 pm.
8295 120 St
Best described as the ‘Cactus Club’ of Indian restaurants, although Tasty Indian Bistro is technically on the Delta border, it’s close enough and an absolute must-visit. Dine on delectable dishes from all regions of India including unique, fusion dishes you won’t be able to find anywhere else. Fan favourites include the cocktail chicken samosas, chicken tikka, coconut chicken curry and aloo gobi.
Tasty dinner specials are available beginning at just $16. Open daily from 11:30 am – 11:00 pm with live music on Friday nights.
110-19255 Fraser Hwy
Coffee is an art at Black Tiger Coffee Co. Enjoy great tasting coffee from popular local roaster, 49th Parallel, in a bright and open space – perfect for Instagram. Pastries are baked fresh daily and the cafe also offers different variations of toast, including avocado toast (Millenials rejoice).
Did we mention that they have donuts? And not just any donut. Black Tiger Coffee tops theirs with smarties, fruit loops and kit kat bars!
10102 King George Blvd
The spot for comfort eats in an old-school setting, Fresgo Inn is the real deal when it comes to home cooked food and fresh pastries! Portions are extremely generous and served up in an 80’s diner-style setting. The burgers are a popular menu item and come topped with onions, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, burger dressing and a side of fries. The mushroom burger is a cult fav!
Bonus: Breakfast is served ALL DAY, every day.