Restaurants in Vancouver are diverse, sophisticated and so good. Up market favourites include West, CinCin, Pied-A-Terre, Vij`s and Rangoli. Don`t miss The Observatory at the top of Grouse Mountain for some of the best food and best views anywhere.
For more modest fare and prices, try Moderne Burger on Broadway and Jolly`s Indian Food on 4th Avenue. Moderne Burger has fantastic retro architecture with great hamburgers, milkshakes and malts in metal glasses and crisp, hot fries. Jolly`s offers fantastic Indian food that is perfectly balanced and not overly spicy.
The late-night scene in Vancouver is a thriving mix of ultra-hip lounges, laid-back pubs and energetic live music venues. There's also plenty of fun in dance clubs and other late-night venues to keep night owls entertained until the wee hours.
Live music is never hard to find in Vancouver. Local bands and international touring acts set up regularly in the clubs and venues around town with music ranging from blues to rock. Irish pubs are in just about every neighbourhood including Gastown and the West End.