These 13 Burnaby restaurants will make you Crave the Heights


One great way to get to know a neighbourhood is through their restaurants, which is why Burnaby Heights’ Crave the Heights dine-out event is so terrific.

Porchetta pizza at Sopra Sotta. Photo by Lindsay William-Ross/Vancouver Is Awesome

From August 16 through 25 you will find set menus, special appetizer deals, Happy Hour features, live music, and much more at participating restaurants in “the Heights” – North Burnaby’s bustling hilltop community.

For the 2019 fest, 13 neighbourhood spots will be taking part, including the fine dining stalwart The Pear Tree, relative newcomer Sopra Sotto Pizzeria, and delicious ice cream shop Glenburn Soda Fountain.

On select nights you can also enjoy live music in the neighbourhood; a full schedule is online.


Here are the 13 restaurants taking part in Crave the Heights this year:

  • Chad Thai
  • Chez Christophe
  • Cristos Greek Taverna
  • Fiordilatte Gelateria and Caffe
  • Glenburn Soda Fountain
  • The Gray Olive Cafeteria
  • Green & Oak Malaysian Restaurant
  • La Villetta Restaurant
  • Noodle Paradise
  • The Pear Tree
  • Ramen Goah
  • Socrates in the Heights
  • Sopra Sotto Pizzeria

Details for each restaurant are available online so you can plan your eating accordingly.

Crave the Heights

When: Aug. 16-25, 2019
Where: Participating Burnaby restaurants


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Lindsay is the Managing Editor of Vancouver Is Awesome, and the co-host and co-producer of the Vancouver Is Awesome Podcast. A fifth generation Vancouverite and life-long foodie, Lindsay also serves as a judge for the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards. Previously the Food Editor of Daily Hive, Senior Editor of Vancity Buzz, and Editor-in-Chief of, in her past life in L.A. she earned an MA in English, attended culinary school, and was an English professor. Lindsay's first published piece was December 1980 in The Province; it was her letter to Santa. E-mail: // Twitter/Instagram: @squashblossom