Restaurants in British Columbia
No matter who you are or whom you know, you’ll need to wait for a table at this celebrated 60-seat Indian restaurant (where no reservations are accepted).
Marked by a massive, three-dimensional sign out front, Don Mee Seafood Restaurant has been in Victoria's Chinatown for more than 80 years.
Easily identified by the black-and-white flying pig mural on the side of the building, this tiny neighborhood bistro serves traditional French fare from chef Andrey Durbach (also of La Boca and Cafeteria).
This award-winning Japanese restaurant and sushi bar on West Broadway has an international reputation to uphold. Sushi enthusiasts from all corners of the world find their way to Tojo's when in Vancouver.
This retro diner in Kitsilano channels a casual, welcoming vibe with its garage-sale decor and cozy red-vinyl booths. Wall art consists of framed album covers, vintage tin signs and ads, and collector trays.
Stop in for a pint at the convivial Craig Street Brew Pub, whose Shawnigan Irish Ale is the best of several house-made beers.
Tatami rooms and a revolving sushi bar add a bit of authenticity to this Japanese dining room (as much as you’ll find in an airport, anyway). Besides a full menu of sashimi and sushi rolls, you can try udon and yakisoba noodle dishes, dim sum (served every day from 9 a.m.
The dining room at this global-fusion restaurant is a stunner: downstairs, 40-foot ceilings soar above booths and tables; upstairs, diners pretend they’re sultans as they lounge on pillows around gauzy-draped tables.
This unusual eatery off historic Blood Alley is trendy even for Gastown, with a bare-bones constellation of menu items changed daily and displayed on a giant chalkboard.
The view: A 15-minute gondola ride lifts diners 7,700 feet above sea level to the timber-framed Eagle’s Eye Restaurant at the Kicking Horse Resort in Golden, British Columbia.
This elegant oasis at the Metropolitan Hotel provides a Pacific Northwest take on international cuisine. Chef Hamid Salimian applies his talents to 'explosively flavorful' fish and poultry dishes alongside ultra-fresh seasonal tasting menus and decadent desserts.