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Where Chefs Eat in Vancouver

You’re in luck. The world’s best chefs are sharing their favorite places to dine out in Vancouver. We’ve partnered with Phaidon's Where Chefs Eat, the best-selling restaurant guidebook with over 7,000 recommendations across the globe, to create a list of restaurants in Vancouver where chefs love to eat. Grab your copy of this must-have guide, and get 30% off, just for being an OpenTable diner.

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6 Restaurants
Updated 13 September 2021
Restaurants:Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill, Guu Original Thurlow, Farmer's Apprentice
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Italian, Japanese, Farm-to-table
Neighborhoods:Yaletown, Downtown, Kitsilano
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Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill

$$$$
Italian
Yaletown
4.6
516 reviews
"Chef Pino is the godfather of Italian cooking. I love his modern take on Italian classics." – Angus An

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Guu Original Thurlow

$$$$
Japanese
Downtown
4.7
217 reviews
"Guu is open late, the atmosphere is great, there's cold beer and the food is spot on and delicious. The chefs have a one page written menu of specials and if you can sit at the bar I recommend doing so, because it's a good crew to watch cook." – Brian Luptak

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Farmer's Apprentice

$$$$
Farm-to-table
Kitsilano
4.6
244 reviews
"I've had some of the most emotionally-charged simple meals at this small intimate restaurant. It takes a lot of guts to ride the wave he rides. Flavors are delicate, ingredients pristine and amazing execution. This is a great example of effortless simplicity." – Jair Tellez

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L'Abattoir Restaurant

$$$$
French
Gastown
4.8
3363 reviews
Recommended by Chef James Walt from Araxi

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Vij's

$$$$
Indian
Vancouver / British Columbia
4.7
1750 reviews
Recommended by Chef John Jackson & Connie DeSousa from CHARCUT Roast House

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Tojo's Restaurant

$$$$
Japanese
Fairview
4.6
589 reviews
Recommended by Chef Paul Berglund from The Bachelor Farmer

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