8 essential dining destinations to discover this summer in Burnaby, B.C.

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Here’s where to go and what to eat this summer in Burnaby, B.C.

Photo: Agra Tandoori

Vancouver is blessed with incredible restaurants all over the city, but it’s easy to get caught up in the bubble of your own neighbourhood’s culinary delights. That’s why we’ve partnered with Tourism Burnaby to highlight the essential dining destinations east of Boundary Road. From iconic family eateries to inventive world fusion, Burnaby has got it all.

Green & Oak

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Green & Oak serves Malaysian and Singaporean cuisine made from fresh, local ingredients. Popular dishes include their Hainanese Chicken served with chili sauce and their Laksa noodle soup, which infuses  lemongrass, lime juice and hints of coconut milk with seafood, basil and noodles of your choice.

Me-n-Ed’s

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A fixture in the community for 45 years! Today, the Me-n-Ed’s name is synonymous with finely crafted pizza topped with quality fresh ingredients and a blend of six real kinds of cheeses, and served in family-owned restaurants – the same way they started way back when in 1969! Real pizza made with real love, what more could you want?

Trade Winds Restaurant

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Experience flavours from around the world just a short drive from downtown Vancouver. Featuring a state-of-the-art tandoor oven, Trade Winds Restaurant serves up flavourful curries alongside mouthwatering tandoori-grilled meats, fresh seafood and fluffy flatbreads. With the influences of East Africa, India and even Portugal running through their menu, Trade Winds is truly unique culinary destination that’s just waiting to be enjoyed.

Anton’s Pasta Bar

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Known as Vancouver’s original pasta bar, this Burnaby legend attracts repeat guests from all over Vancouver with their fresh pasta, friendly staff and ENORMOUS portions. Yes, finishing a single serving of Anton’s has proved nearly impossible for most, rivaled only by the challenging of choosing what to order; the menu at Anton’s boasts 70+ items! Anton’s has been bringing smiles and full bellies to the people of Burnaby for over 25 years, so be sure to stop by and see what all the fuss is about!

Agra Tandoori

From Paneer Pakoras to Garlic Naan, Chicken Tikka Masala and Gulab Jamun, Agra Tandoori Restaurant serves up all your favourite Indian specialities in a contemporary setting. It’s elegant, it’s flavourful and when you get down to it, it’s everything you want when you’re craving Indian food.

Great Bear Pub

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The Great Bear Pub is a progressive neighbourhood pub serving exceptional food, fun and relaxed guest experience. They offer a delicious modern pub menu, with a super fast (10 minutes or less, lunch feature that will get you back to work in no time. Join them for a post-work pint or even swing by for dinner, the Great Bear Pub also hosts live entertainment six nights a week!

Saffron

Photo: Saffron Indian Cuisine Facebook

Saffron Indian Cuisine serves the authentic Indian dishes you crave when your palette yearns rich curries and heavenly spices. The family owned restaurant offers take out and dine in options, plus an incredible buffet menu and plenty of vegan options. Saffron Indian Cuisine has been voted Burnaby’s best Indian Restaurant 9 years in a row.

Ramies

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Ramies Greek Restaurant features all your favourite traditional Greek dishes ranging from slow-roasted lamb, moussaka, stuffed grape leaves and souvlaki platters. For the seafood enthusiasts, Ramies offer fabulous fire-grilled wild salmon, sautéed tiger prawns in garlic and wine sauce and tender baby calamari. As a complement to your meal, there is an extensive selection of Greek wines and aperitifs which are best enjoyed on their fully licensed patio. 

Discover more of what Burnaby as to offer by visiting Discover Burnaby HERE.