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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

General Entertainment
“community centre where it offers lots of drop in classes for very reasonable price”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Solid and delicious Japanese tapas and skewered meats. Definitely needs reservation between 6 and 8 PM on any night. Not as necessary after 9 PM.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Golf Course
“Park, Playground, Pitch & Putt. Some freeway traffic noise, but walking distance. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“You can't come to Vancouver without trying our sushi! There are so many great places. This is a good option that's close by transit along the Canada Line SkyTrain. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Hip, busy waffle specialist serving Liège- & Brussels-style treats with ice cream & other toppings.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Food
“Easygoing hangout for sports & drinks with exposed brick & stained glass turns clubby on weekends.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Record Shop
“A record store meets retail shop. Lots of great music and gifts to be found here. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Pub
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“Varied menu, friendly service, pool table. Can't beat the proximity. Classic sports bar. There is also a liquor store here.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“Along Point Grey Road you'll find several spots that allow you to access the public beaches (all beaches in Vancouver are public). Volunteer Park is one such access point. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Delicious street inspired Thai food. My favourite is ordering a curry and a large coconut rice to share with one other person.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Burrito Place
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  • 11 locals recommend
Boutique
“Iconic neighbourhood store, owned by Hill family (Aritzia/Blue Ruby), mens and ladies clothing and accessories, great jewellery selection. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Cafe
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  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Because Tim's is truly Canadian. Try their soup and sandwich combos or their maple donuts....”
  • 10 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“This is your fist stop for beer, wine, spirits and everything else alcoholic and liquid. In BC, only specialized shops can sell alcohol, so you won't find it in grocery stores. The vast majority is sold through government shops such as this one.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pub
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“Nightclub featuring hip-hop & house DJs in a modern, bi-level setup with table service & dancing.”
  • 4 locals recommend