When you think of Robson Street, we’re sure that you think of endless shopping! But, did you know that Robson Street is a go-to destination for Vancouver foodies? Robson Street is more commonly known in the food industry as the street to go to for Asian, European and mainstream cuisine. You won’t be able to walk down half a block without seeing at least two spots to dine and each place will be different.
Want thirst quenching cocktails? Thai dishes made to order as if grandma was in the kitchen or the largest selection of Pocky? We’ve got it all!
To get the inside scoop on the Foodies favourite spots, we went straight to the source! Viranlly Liemena or just @Viranlly on Instagram is widely known for his in-the-know dining spots. I mean, if Gwyneth Paltrow is following him then we think you should be too! In the last two weeks, Viranlly has taken us on a food tour of Robson Street between Burrard & Jervis and we’re thrilled to share his spots. But reader beware… these dishes will make you think twice about all of your previous go-to spots.
This hidden gem is nestled tightly on Robson between Thurlow and Bute and we can guarantee that you’ve read the sign a number of times as you passed by. It’s incognito doorway is a hallway to some of the most delicious Malaysian and Thai cuisine you’ll have in Vancouver.
1128 Robson St, Vancouver. Open 11am-10pm
With Chef Andrew Richardson at the helm of the kitchen, CinCin is the premier dining spot for sophisticated Italian cuisine. A major highlight of CinCin, besides the food is the serene terrace that offers year round dining with a perfect view overlooking Robson Street.
1154 Robson St, Vancouver. Open 430pm – 11pm
Who in Vancouver hasn’t heard of Cafe Crepe? Not many. This is a Vancouver staple to indulge in savory and sweet, sometimes in the same moment! Known for their Nutella crepes, it is one of Viranlly’s must have dishes for the weekend.
1154 Robson St, Vancouver. Open 7am – 11pm
All images by Viranlly Liemena. Crepe image by Maureen Harrison.