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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.
Tattoo Parlor
“Vancouver's most historic neighbourhood. Great to walk around, sightsee, eat and drink! Be sure to check out the steam clock! ”
  • 430 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Underneath Vancouver, Canada, there runs a series of steam pipes connected to a generating plant at Georgia and Beatty Streets. The system provides heat to most of the downtown core, and provides the steam for the whistles of the Gastown steam clock.”
  • 86 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Started out as a food truck in Tofino, it was so popular they're opening restaurants in Vancouver. Great tacos!”
  • 106 locals recommend
Beer Bar
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“If you enjoy a good variety of beer! This is the place for you. Local Beer is a must in Vancouver!”
  • 135 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Amazing jazz and funky music. A little hard to get in there on weekends FYI”
  • 106 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Who doesn't love Coffee with a show? Get an experience and watch your coffee being brewed fresh before your eyes while you explore Historic Gastown!”
  • 97 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Unique and custom drinks. Perfect for a night out! Definitely a hidden gem.”
  • 108 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“One of the two best approachable fine dining options in Gastown. Great atmosphere, good service, picturesque Gastown decor. Great spot for a romantic date. They do fresh west coast ingredients with a French flair.”
  • 72 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“People seem to like this place as its always busy but not my favourite . Happy hour 3-6 and late night”
  • 62 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
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“A favourite of mine! Delicious and healthy lebanese food. There are several locations, each one a little different. My favourite is the Najib's Cauliflower, the Falafel, and the Mjadra. YUM!”
  • 58 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Porchetta is amazing, as are the other sandwiches available.. can pick up to eat on the go.. usually quite a bit of line.. closed for dinner”
  • 76 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Probably my favorite pizza place. make sure you get a reservation on the weekend!”
  • 54 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Creative cocktails & seasonal fare served in a century-old warehouse setting with a 38-ft. bar.”
  • 66 locals recommend
Park
“Lovely waterfront park a short stroll away. Walk down Main Street towards the mountains and you can't miss it.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“Standard drug store where you can find anything beauty + pharmacy you might need during your stay. Conveniently located across from Nesters Market.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Great little place for a drink and a snack in ...pretty good dinner too! Cozy and intimate spot in Gastown...great place to start (or finish) your night!”
  • 51 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Taco Place
“Started out as a food truck in Tofino, it was so popular they're opening restaurants in Vancouver. Great tacos!”
  • 106 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“If you enjoy a good variety of beer! This is the place for you. Local Beer is a must in Vancouver!”
  • 135 locals recommend
Lounge
“Amazing jazz and funky music. A little hard to get in there on weekends FYI”
  • 106 locals recommend
Lounge
“Unique and custom drinks. Perfect for a night out! Definitely a hidden gem.”
  • 108 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“One of the two best approachable fine dining options in Gastown. Great atmosphere, good service, picturesque Gastown decor. Great spot for a romantic date. They do fresh west coast ingredients with a French flair.”
  • 72 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“People seem to like this place as its always busy but not my favourite . Happy hour 3-6 and late night”
  • 62 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
“A favourite of mine! Delicious and healthy lebanese food. There are several locations, each one a little different. My favourite is the Najib's Cauliflower, the Falafel, and the Mjadra. YUM!”
  • 58 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Porchetta is amazing, as are the other sandwiches available.. can pick up to eat on the go.. usually quite a bit of line.. closed for dinner”
  • 76 locals recommend

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