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Diners' Choice: Neighborhood gem restaurants in Vancouver Suburbs

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Updated June 05, 2024

Looking for the best restaurants that are the best neighborhood gems in Vancouver Suburbs? You’re in the right place. Each month, OpenTable analyzes nearly 2 million global diner reviews from the past four months. We sort the results by location and category to help you discover new favorite restaurants. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!

A photo of Dominion Bar + Kitchen restaurant
4.8
4.8 (329)
CAN$30 and under
Contemporary Canadian
Surrey
About the restaurant
Dominion Bar + Kitchen is the centre point of Surrey City Centre — an inspired downtown experience with local comfort, Dominion Bar + Kitchen is at the centre of it all. It is juxtaposition, it is business, it is casual. It is beer, it is wine. It is the expected, and it is the unexpected. Dominion is a place to call home, a place to refresh, and a place to call your own.

Dominion Bar + Kitchen is an inclusive cocktail lounge, and amicable dining experience without sacrifice. Echoing a culinary trilogy of exceptional service, quality fare and comfortable atmosphere, Dominion Bar + Kitchen sets the scene for you to meet a friend, fall in love, or close a deal. The choice is yours.

Top review
ToddM
Dined 7 days ago
Great food. The Margherita Pizza and Honey Hot Pizza was very delicious.
A photo of Portobello Ristorante Burnaby restaurant
4.8
4.8 (234)
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Italian
Burnaby
About the restaurant


Romantic and cozy, Portobello ristorante attracts all kinds of diners. They come for the candle-lit tables, comfortable chairs, and intimate ambiance that compliments the menu inspired by southern Italy. Owner and locally-renowned chef 'Pino' Milano creates dishes using fresh, quality ingredients that arouse taste buds and will satisfy any appetite.
Top review
CatherineCvip
Dined on Jun 6, 2024
All round great evening with great service and friendly staff and host.
A photo of TAVERNA GORGONA restaurant
4.7
4.7 (832)
CAN$30 and under
Greek
Delta
About the restaurant
At TAVERNA GORGONA, we believe that every meal is an opportunity to celebrate.
Whether it's an evening of intimate candlelight conversation, a laughter filled night with a table of friends, or a relaxed summer evening on our patio, we work to create a special experience for you from the moment you walk in our door. At our Greek restaurant in Ladner, the focus is on fresh, authentic Greek food and drink. We draw on the best of old and new, using family recipes that have been nurtured to perfection over the generations, focusing on clean, vibrant flavours, and plating our dishes with flair - knowing that the very best meals engage all the senses. Experience TAVERNA GORGONA - the hospitality, the sights, the sounds, the food & drink specialties of Greece.
Top review
SandyAvip
Dined 6 days ago
We had an amazing time! Great food and service as always! We stayed later than expected but did not feel rushed out! Thank you! Will be back soon!
A photo of Ember Indian Kitchen restaurant
4.7
4.7 (198)
CAN$30 and under
Indian
Richmond
About the restaurant
Ember Indian Kitchen is inspired by a Fusion of East African and East Indian Culinary History.

The streets of Kampala, Uganda boast tender meats that are charbroiled on skewers on grills and in burning hot tandoor’s.

Meats are infused with special homemade marinades. Vegetarian dishes are fresh and cooked with special herbs and flavourful spices. Spice levels adjustable.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on May 19, 2024
Nice open quiet with good food. I will definitely return
A photo of La Forchetta restaurant
4.7
4.7 (571)
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Italian
Burnaby
About the restaurant
Chef Manrico's passion is inspired by the love for his home region of Pescara, Abruzzo. The flavors, scents and the colors of the neighborhood, ‘Borgo Marino’, is where his inspiration came from. Cooking in the early mornings on the fishing boats, savoring the smell of the land and sea is where it all began. "This is my cuisine, made simply of the scents, freshness of the ingredients, and respect of the tradition. ‘La Forchetta’ will be my platform in which I can share this culinary love, with all of you" Chef Manrico

La Forchetta Burnaby brings you fresh pasta made daily, a variety of fish and meat dishes along with more traditional pizza and region specific Italian favourites.
Top review
WinstonM
Dined 1 day ago
A great meal as always. The calamari was lightly battered and very well seasoned, crispy and tender inside. The steak was perfectly done, but the crab linguini was the standout dish of the night! The noodles a perfect al-dente, and topped with a truly delicious crab meat sauce. We capped off the evening with their famous Tiramisu. Still one of the best I've had with a strong espresso flavor to it. Highly recommend La Forchetta for date nights, fine dining, and in our case, celebrating our anniversary.
A photo of The Gull restaurant
4.7
4.7 (46)
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Dining Bar
North Vancouver
About the restaurant
Beautifully renovated, warehouse style building, serving contemporary West Coast style cuisine. Known for our house ground burgers, that will hold a place in your mind for years to come. Located in the heart of Lower Lonsdale, with the Shipyards Brewery district right in our backyard. Cocktails are our specialty and we will be happy to show you what we are capable of. Come join us for an evening and experience the beauty that is The Gull.
Top review
IslandTime
Dined on May 5, 2024
We enjoyed dinner on a Saturday night during the hockey playoffs, so the volume in at the Gull was lively. Service was very friendly but quite slow when we first arrived. seemed like there was some confusion on who's table we were, once we had a server all flowed nicely. Enjoyed a burger and rib meal which the kitchen prepared gluten free. We love the Gull and will be back!
A photo of Tour de Feast restaurant
4.6
4.6 (279)
CAN$30 and under
Contemporary French / American
North Vancouver
About the restaurant
Tour de Feast can be found in North Vancouver, British Columbia and offers a selection of contemporary French classics. The restaurant is family run and strives to give guests a taste of great French flavors in a beautiful atmosphere. Tour de Feast also offers parties for large groups and gatherings.

The special at Tour de Feast changes each day and offers selections that are tasty and priced right. The dinner menu also changes weekly, but an option you might see on the menu is the hen and gnocchi which has a bed of homemade gnocchi, half roasted chicken, prawns, mushrooms and carrot puree. For those who prefer vegetarian or vegan fare, the restaurant is happy to offer a selection of options.
Top review
SamanthaL
Dined on May 11, 2024
Best food in North Vancouver!! Can't wait to go back.
A photo of Bufala Edgemont restaurant
4.6
4.6 (432)
CAN$30 and under
Contemporary Italian
North Vancouver
About the restaurant
Bufala Edgemont is a place where friends and families can gather for delicious food & drink every day of the week. We prepare fresh, scratch-made classic & contemporary pizzas in the Napolitana style - blistered to perfection in our 800 degree stone oven - along with a tasty selection of Italian-inspired small plates, pasta, main courses and desserts. And as great meals require great drinks, we also offer a delicious selection of cocktails, wines, craft beers, and espresso.

Now accepting limited reservations!
(Not accepting reservations for the patio)

Just a friendly reminder that for the time being we are not accepting cash.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on May 31, 2024
Bufala Edgemont is my go-to spot. Food is lovely, serving staff even lovelier - shout out to Maddy!
A photo of The Lakeside Beach Club restaurant
4.5
4.5 (73)
CAN$31 to CAN$50
American
Chilliwack
About the restaurant
The Lakeside Beach Club in Cultus Lake, British Columbia is a locally owned and operated restaurant that provides a relaxed environment for enjoying a meal just minutes from Garrison Crossing in Chilliwack. This includes live music every Thursday night. Other events are held throughout the year at The Lakeside Beach Club, too.

For your dinner at The Lakeside Beach Club, there is pan seared scallops, home made burgers, ahi tuna poke nachos, to name some of the most popular options. Our team has curated a number of specialty cocktails and we're proud to feature a number of local craft beers.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 5 days ago
Food is great! I've never had a bad meal here. Service can be a bit slow.
A photo of Little Billy's restaurant
4.4
4.4 (149)
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Greek
Burnaby
About the restaurant
A local favorite and a great place for a night out with that someone special, Little Billy's Steakhouse is a family owned and operated restaurant. Proud to offer high class service and a wide selection of meals to choose from on the menu, you'll be in for a memorable dining experience. Cut in house from premium Canadian Angus beef, you'll be sure to love the Bone-In Ribeye, Beef Tenderloin and New York Steak at Little Billy's Steakhouse. Other entrées include a selection of lamb and seafood specialties, like the Wild Sockeye Salmon and Lamb Rack. You'll also find a number of traditional Greek meals at Little Billy's Steakhouse, including Souvlaki, Pepper Steak and Moussaka.

Little Billy's features a Covered and Heated Indoor Patio with a gas fireplace.

Large Group Event bookings are available. Patio is available for private event bookings.

Please contact Little Billy's directly for groups over 12 people.
Top review
Mamacoldbrew
Dined on Jun 1, 2024
The food was amazing! Lots of flavour, had the lamp chops. Appies were delicious too. Chef came out of the kitchen to greet us and ask how our meal was. This was such a beautiful touch. Great atmosphere! Will definitely return soon. Thank you for a wonderful experience.
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