Charming, with a pleasant, small-town feel, Vancouver’s westside neighbourhood, despite it’s family-friendly reputation, is anything but sleepy. Kerrisdale offers a lively mix of cafes, restaurants, and shops – both old and new – that draws many to this part of town!
Here’s our pick of cafes and restaurants to visit:
7 Baoguette Vietnamese Bistro
To satisfy those banh mi cravings, a lunch trip to Baoguette Vietnamese Bistro is a must! A local hot-spot, this eatery is always bustling, and perfect for a sit-down meal or to grab a bite on-the-go! Fresh and delicious, the eats here are as authentic as it gets!
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Where | 2114 W 41st Ave
6 Bean Brothers Cafe
All-day breakfast? Sold! Bean Brothers Cafe is a cozy bistro that serves up belly-warming meals like sandwiches and paninis on freshly baked Ciabatta bread, wood stone baked pizzas, eggs benny, waffles, and other comforting breakfast classics!
Where | 2179 W 41st Ave
Website | www.beanbrotherscafe.com
Rocanini’s Kerrisdale location recently underwent a renvo, and the new space is bright, open, and has an Indie vibe – quintessential features of this coffee chain, in addition to its reputation for quality coffee and delicious pastries!
Bonus: WI-FI (So you can get caffeinated AND get s*** done at the same time.)
Where | 5631 West Blvd
Website | www.rocanini.com/pages/kerrisdale-coffee-shop
4 Barra Forty One
For fantastic Mediterranean-inspired dishes, tapas and cocktails, Barra Forty One is sure to impress. Feast on house-cured Bresaola, the sauciest marinara meatballs, grilled halloumi salad, and fall-off-the-bone lamp chops! Drinks like Barra’s Lychee Mule, Agave Royale, and Jungle Boogie are guaranteed to raise your spirits.
Where | 2407 W 41st Ave
Website | www.barra41.com
3 Secret Garden Tea Company
Kerrisdale’s British heritage probably has something to do with the fact that this neighbourhood boasts quite a few, proper high-tea salons. Amongst our favourites is the Secret Garden Tea Company! With a dreamy, English cottage interior, an endless supply of special blend teas, and made-in-house treats, it’s no secret why this spot is a standout!
Where | 2138 W 40th Ave
Website | www.secretgardentea.com
2 Honolulu Coffee
You don’t have to fly out to Hawaii to embrace the spirit of Aloha! Honolulu Coffee offers a unique Kona coffee experience in a tropical setting that will make you forget it rains pretty much half the year. From farm-to-cup, expect quality coffee and artisan goods. They even offer acai bowls!
Where | 2098 W 41st Ave
Website | www.honolulucoffee.com
Bufala is all about using the freshest ingredients to create pizzas that you can’t help but INHALE. A top contender for best pizza in the city, Bufala makes theirs 100% from scratch and in true Neopolitan style!
Where | 5395 West Blvd
Website | www.bufala.ca
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