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Best Vancouver Cheap Eats


Where can you go for a good-quality meal that won't break the bank? Gather the change out of your piggy bank and sofa cushions and take it to one of GAYOT's selections for the best cheap eats.

Akbar's Own Dining Lounge Indian
13/20
1905 W. Broadway Ave.
Vancouver, BC V6J 1Z3

Longtime favorite, budget-friendly eatery serving authentic northern Indian cuisine. More...

The Belgard Kitchen & Vancouver Urban Winery Wine Bar
13/20
The Settlement Building
55 Dunlevy Ave.
Vancouver, BC V6A 3A3

Hip, rustic Railtown wine bar with dozens of wines on tap, and a casual in-house restaurant. More...

Bella Gelateria Yaletown Italian
13/20
1089 Marinaside Crescent
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2Z4

Waterside venue offering gelato and authentic Napoletana pizza as well as views. More...

Cafe Medina Mediterranean
13/20
780 Richards St.
Vancouver, BC V6B 3A4

Belgian waffles worth lining up for are the draw at Café Medina. More...

Espana Spanish
14/20
1181 Denman St.
Vancouver, BC V6G 2M8

Dive into the tastes of Spain at this popular West End eatery. More...

The Fish Counter Seafood
Quick Bite
3825 Main St.
Vancouver, BC V5V 3P1

Sustainable seafood rocks the house at this compact café/fish store. More...

The Galley Patio & Grill Barbecue
12/20
Jericho Sailing Centre
1300 Discovery St.
Vancouver, BC V6R 4K5

Enjoy Vancouver views at this casual beachside restaurant. More...

Go Fish Seafood Emporium Seafood
Quick Bite
1505 W. First Ave.
Vancouver, BC V6J 1E8
Menu
It doesn't get much better than tucking into the fish ‘n’ chips at a picnic table on Fishermen's Wharf. More...

Hon's Wun-Tun House Chinese
12/20
1339 Robson St.
Vancouver, BC V6E 1C6

Hon's Wun-Tun House covers all the bases for authentic Chinese fare, including ample vegetarian choices. More...

Memphis Blues Barbeque House Barbecue
Quick Bite
1465 W. Broadway Ave.
Vancouver, BC V6H 1H6

Roll up your sleeves and dive in for Southern-style barbecue done right. More...

Memphis Blues Barbeque House Barbecue
Quick Bite
1342 Commercial Dr.
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X6

A meat-lover’s mecca, this Southern-style barbecue joint does it right. More...

Motomachi Shokudo Japanese
14/20
740 Denman St.
Vancouver, BC V6G 2L5

Comforting, steamy ramen draws crowds to this casual West End joint. More...

Pizzeria Bufala Pizza
14/20
5395 W. Blvd.
Vancouver, BC V6M 3W4

This friendly and energetic pizzeria seduces diners with high-quality, innovative pies. More...

Rangoli Indian
Quick Bite
1488 W. 11th Ave.
Vancouver, BC V6H 1L1
Menu
Vij’s casual sister restaurant offers imaginative Indian fare. More...

Splitz Grill Burgers
Quick Bite
4369 Main St.
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4

Chill at Whistler's cool and kid-friendly burger house. More...

Trattoria Italian Kitchen Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Trattoria Italian Kitchen, Vancouver, BC 1850 W. 4th Ave.
Vancouver, BC V6J 1M3

Casual, lively trattoria serving tasty, rustic Italian dishes in the heart of cool Kitsilano. More...

TWB, The Wine Bar Wine Bar
13/20
Dining Room at TWB, The Wine Bar, Vancouver, BC 1167 Marinaside Crescent
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2Y3

Water views, tasty bites and dozens of wines await at this easy-to-reach Vancouver destination. More...

Won More Szechuan Cuisine Chinese
12/20
1184 Denman St.
Vancouver, BC V6G 2M9

This casual Szechuan café has been a locals' go-to destination for decades. More...


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