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Troll’s Restaurant: Tasty Food and Huge Servings

After a fun visit to Whytecliff Park, we headed to nearby Horseshoe Bay to grab some lunch and wound up at Troll’s. It’s hard to miss this popular eatery as it’s located right on the corner of Bay Street and Royal Avenue.
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Blue Canoe Waterfront: Raw and Fried Oysters

Usually, Pajo’s is our place to go when we head over to Steveston. However, when we’re looking for something other than fish & chips, we like to try some of the other restaurants along the Bayview Pier.
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Sockeye City Grill

Sockeye City Grill is one of the many food establishments located on the main boardwalk in Steveston. As you can imagine in a fishing village such as Steveston, the focus is on seafood.
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Tony’s Fish & Oyster Cafe – Seafood Sampler

Tony’s Fish & Oyster Cafe has been a staple at the entrance to Granville island since 2002. The thing is… there’s so many great places to eat at Granville Island that we’ve never found the time to try them out… until now.
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Memphis Blues Barbeque House (Fairview) – Rib Ends and Deep Fried Oysters

To some people, the style of barbecue that you prefer can be as contentious as which Hogwarts House you align with.
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Longtail Kitchen – Street Food

After my first visit to Longtail Kitchen in the Quay, I’ve been looking for an excuse to come back to try the rest of their menu.  Truth be told, they don’t have an extensive menu… but what they do have is all made quite well. Read the rest of this entry

C-Lovers (North Van) – AYCE Fish & Chips

The May long weekend usually serves as the unofficial start of summer in the Lower Mainland (regardless of whether or not the weather cooperates).  One of the classic summertime dishes is fish & chips.  Read the rest of this entry

Dundarave Fish Market

Dundarave Fish Market is not just a fish market… it’s also a restaurant.  We found ourselves in the neighbourhood late one day and decided to stop by for dinner.  When the fish market is closed, they expand the restaurant by placing tables in front of the fish counter/display.  Read the rest of this entry

Boathouse (New West) – Deep Fried Oysters and Steamed Mussels

We went out to dinner recently at the Boathouse in New Westminster to celebrate a couple of birthdays.  I find that when we go to the Boathouse in New West, it’s usually pretty empty – I’m not sure if it’s because of the particular day that we go.  In either case, it’s fine by me because I prefer quieter restaurants. Read the rest of this entry

Genji Japanese Restaurant

Genji Japanese Restaurant has been around for a couple of years and I’ve often wondered how.  Located in the Market Crossing shopping area (near the Marble Slab Creamery), this spacious Japanese restaurant always seems to be empty whenever we pass by. Read the rest of this entry

Cockney Kings Fish & Chips (New West)

Note:  Since this is a visit to Cockney Kings, I figured I’d try to write this entry in Cockney Slang.  The restaurant gives you a paper place setting with a bunch of common Cockney translations… please forgive me if this doesn’t translate well – but at least you have the pictures to look at. Read the rest of this entry