Browsing the "Robson Street/West End" Category

Men no Kura: Ramen in Vancouver

Men-no Kura is another new addition to the ramen community on Robson Street in Downtown Vancouver. There are several ramen shops in close proximity, so competition is high. I came here at night with a few friends to have 2nd [...]

January 11, 2017 Japanese, Ramen, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Ritual: Farm to Table Restaurant in Vancouver

Ritual is a Farm to Table restaurant in Downtown Vancouver. They are inspired by an array of cultures that drives an eclectic and ever changing menu. Chef Nevada Cope put together a special menu that gave us a sneak peek [...]

December 4, 2016 Farm to Table, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Poké Time on Robson: More Poké, No Problem

Continuing my poké adventures in Vancouver, another poké shop is Poké Time on Robson Street. I came here during my lunch break to grab a bowl to go with my coworkers. You can have you poke on a bed of [...]

November 30, 2016 Fusion, Hawaiian, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

PappaRoti: Coffee Buns in Vancouver

PappaRoti in Vancouver and they are a popular spot to grab a bun and drink, the chill with friends here. I’ve been here are a few times coming here to grab a coffee and kill time before meeting up with [...]

August 27, 2016 Cafe, Dessert, lunch, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Koyuki Sapporo Ramen: New Ramen Shop near Robson

Koyuki Sapporo Ramen is the newest ramen joint to appear near Robson Street. With so many other ramen shops in the area, I was curious how it would compare. I came here with Dee from Gastrofork to see if it [...]

July 29, 2016 Japanese, Kid Friendly, lunch, Noodles, Ramen, Robson Street/West End, Two Beakers

La Brasserie: Brunch is Back

Located in the heart of the West End, La Brasserie is a relaxed 35-seat restaurant that serves authentic Franco-German cuisine. La Brasserie was one of my favourite brunch places and I was super sad that it closed down temporarily years ago. [...]

July 17, 2016 Brunch, Four Beakers, French, German, Robson Street/West End

True Confections: Dessert Restaurant on Denman Street

If you’re craving for dessert on Denman Street, True Confections is always there to fill that craving. They opened in 1986 to start the first dessert only restaurant. They also have another location on Broadway near UBC. After dinner, we [...]

July 9, 2016 Cafe, Dessert, Kid Friendly, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Ramen Koika: Ramen on Davie Street

Ramen Koika is located on Davie Street opened by Caleb Lee. He traveled to Japan to learn how to make ramen in Chiba, Tokyo and Osaka. Did you know he also was a banker before getting into the restaurant industry? [...]

June 28, 2016 Japanese, Noodles, Ramen, Robson Street/West End, snack

Snowy Village: Open on Robson Street

Snowy Village has their second location on Robson Street right beside Ramen Santouka. When they first opened in Richmond, people were lining up like mad trying to get a taste of their milky shaved ice and the croissant taiyaki. You [...]

June 27, 2016 Dessert, Kid Friendly, Korean, Late Night, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Pink Elephant Thai: 5 Year Annivesary

Pink Elephant Thai has been on Alberni Street for 5 years. To celebrate, they are having a 5 year anniversary special where you get 5 dishes for $55. You get 2 appetizers, 2 bowls of rice and 3 entrees to [...]

June 24, 2016 Noodles, Robson Street/West End, Tapas, Thai, Three Beakers

Grotto: Italian Cuisine near English Bay

Grotto is an Italian restaurant near English Bay in Vancouver. It’s a bit easy to miss when on Davie Street since it’s not on ground level. It’s a bit under ground level kinda like a basement. I bought their Groupon [...]

June 21, 2016 Italian, pizza, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Dinesty Restaurant: Steamed Pork Dumplings on Robson St

Dinesty Restaurant is one of my go to places for Xiao Long Bao. My friends and I were looking for a place to have dinner and we realized we haven’t been here for some time. Something about hot soupy pork [...]

March 30, 2016 Kid Friendly, Robson Street/West End, Shanghai, Three Beakers

Ramen Danbo: Fukuoka Style Tonkotsu Ramen on Robson

Ramen Danbo has their 2nd location on Robson Street. With Robson Street already having a huge cluster of ramen shops, you would think its hard adding another into the mix. On a Sunday night, this place was packed for dinner. [...]

February 5, 2016 Japanese, Ramen, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Buckstop: Classic American BBQ Feast

Buckstop is a classic BBQ and small plates saloon on Denman Street. I bought a Social Shopper deal for their classic American barbecue feast for two people, including fried dill pickles, pulled pork sandwich, smoked chicken leg, St. Louis pork [...]

January 26, 2016 American, BBQ, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Earl’s Kitchen and Bar: Weekend Brunch

Earl’s Kitchen and Bar serves up brunch on the weekends and they invited us to try all 5 of their signature brunch items on the menu. They were founded in 1982 and since then has 65 locations across North America. This [...]

January 3, 2016 Brunch, Canadian, Robson Street/West End, Three Beakers

Village Bistro: Canadian Comfort Food

Village Bistro, formerly known as Lips Resto, has been reimagined by the original owners to serve as a casual West End staple in the community. They serve up bistro-style comfort food with Canadian flavours, and a menu entirely made-from-scratch. I was invited [...]

December 14, 2015 Canadian, Four Beakers, Robson Street/West End

Sura: Korean Lunch Set Menu in Vancouver

Sura Korean Royal Cuisine on Robson Street draws a large crowd during lunch and dinner time. Their lunch specials are undeniably affordable for those who want to try an array of Korean cuisine. I came here with a few of my [...]

November 16, 2015 Four Beakers, Korean, lunch, Robson Street/West End

The Ramenman: New Ramen Shop in Vancouver

The Ramenman is the newest Japanese ramen joint to open up on the West End of Downtown Vancouver. After seeing Sean’s beautiful pictures on instagram of The Ramenman, I had to check it out. Surprisingly, when I came here to [...]

October 27, 2015 Four Beakers, Japanese, Ramen, Robson Street/West End