Dining Guide

From fresh sushi to perfectly cooked steaks, Vancouver has endless options to satisfy your tastebuds. The diversity of cultures in Vancouver creates an environment rich in cultural cuisines. 

For a selection of diners, eateries, buffets, and pubs, follow the links below to your stomach's content!


Our Local Organizing Committee has curated this selection of restaurants for you to try!

All distances are measured from the IPAC'18 venue, the parq Vancouver.


The KEG Steakhouse + Bar – 6 minute walk
1011 Mainland St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5P9

Known for: Quality premium casual dining



Chambar Restaurant – 7 minute walk
568 Beatty St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2L3

Known for: Creative Belgian cuisine and sustainable seafood



Yaletown Brewing Company – 7 minute walk
1111 Mainland St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2T9

Known for: Good beer and pub food!
"A welcoming gathering place whether you arrived dressed
in a suit or flip-flops"



Blue Water Cafe – 8 minute walk
1095 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5T4

Known for: Upscale seafood and restaurant atmosphere
Reservations are recommended




Provence Marinaside – 8 minute walk
1177 Marinaside Crescent, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2Y3

Known for: Well-prepared French cuisine in a waterfront setting
“the perfect marriage between the flavours and seafood of the South of France and our Canadian West Coast”



Glowbal – 10 minute walk
590 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1A3

Known for: Cocktails and a great happy hour menu for good company



Cactus Club Cafe – 10 minute walk
357 Davie St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1R2

Known for: Menu selection and classy atmosphere
“creating elegant, globally-inspired cuisine”



Nuba in Gastown – 12 minute walk
207 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1K6

Known for: Imaginative Lebanese menu with shareable plates
"re-interpretations of traditional and modern Lebanese dishes"



Twisted Fork Bistro – 15 minute walk
1147 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1M1

Known for: Economical French bistro-style cuisine
“The Twisted Fork is slightly french dining made simple, all the flavours,
all the tender care but with a little less fuss”

Note: Lunch service only



MeeT in Gastown – 7 minute drive or 15 minute walk
12 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B 4K7

Known for: Vegan comfort food
“neighbourhood prices, lots of choice and a philosophy of casual comfort”



Mahony & Sons – 5 minute drive or 15 minute walk
601 Stamps Landing, Vancouver, BC V5Z 3Z1

Known for: Irish pub brand with good food and a gorgeous location
Patio seating available for spectacular scenery.

“true-to-tradition favourites and hearty pub fare of the finest quality”



Zefferelli's – 5 minute drive
1136 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1B2

Known for: Superior spaghetti dishes and wine selection
“home-style, flavorful Italian dishes and pasta”



Bodega on Main – 5 minute drive
1014 Main St, Vancouver, BC V6A 2W1

Known for: Excellent tapas; Reservations are almost essential
"Indulge in authentic Spanish tapas dishes"



Steamworks Brewing Co. – 5 minute drive
601 W Cordova St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1G1

Known for: One of the first brew-pubs in Vancouver
Worth a visit to check out the flight of samplers



CRAFT Beer Market – 6 minute drive
SALT BUILDING, 85 W 1st Ave, Vancouver, V5Y 3K8


Known for: Elevated and sophisticated take on traditional comfort food





Tractor Everyday Healthy Foods – 6 minute drive
1751 Quebec St, Vancouver, BC V5T 1B4

Known for: Superior selection of healthy soups, salads and sandwiches with many vegetarian options
“fresh, healthy food that does not compromise on flavour.”



Budgies Burritos – 7 minute drive
44 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC V5T 3H9

Known for: Vegetarian Mexican food for the budget-conscious - great burritos



Tap & Barrel • Olympic Village – 7 minute drive
1 Athletes Way, Vancouver, BC V5Y 0C2

Known for: Delicious pub food
“serving honest regional food with seasonal influences”



The Wallflower – 8 minute drive
2420 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5T 3E2

Known for: Diner comfort food with many great vegetarian and vegan options
“The Wallflower is a place where Omnivores, Carnivores, Vegan, Vegetarian, and Celiacs can all dine together in comfort”



Ukrainian Village Restaurant – 10 minute drive
815 Denman St, Vancouver, BC V6G 2L7

Known for: Authentic East European cuisine
Low prices, great perogies, sausage, borsht, and mustard!
"homemade from traditional Grandma's recipes"



The Arbor – 10 minute drive
3941 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5V 3P2

Known for: Fantastic vegetarian comfort food



The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant – 10 minute drive
1535 Johnston St #102, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9

Known for: West Coast, fresh, and piscatorial style
“The Sandbar serves up the freshest Seafood in a warm sophisticated atmosphere”



Dockside Restaurant – 10 minute drive
1253 Johnston St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9

Known for: Well-priced West Coast menu with a  view of False Creek
“Superbly prepared classic dishes in a setting like no other”