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5 of the Best Lunch Spots in Vancouver

Young woman using mobile phone during lunch with friends

With cruises from Victoria, BC, operated by V2V Vacations, tourists can visit Vancouver, a world-class city known for diverse cuisines and spectacular scenery. Our cruises with return routes from Vancouver to Victoria provide comfortable transportation to the city where people can have lunch at any of these outstanding restaurants.

1. Nuba – 207 W. Hastings St.

Located in the popular Gastown neighbourhood, Nuba is a Lebanese eatery that welcomes walk-in customers. Lebanese cuisine is known for its healthy ingredients, and Nuba sources its food from local growers. Visitors can start with traditional mezzes and then fill up on favourites like pita sandwiches, falafel and lamb.

2. Top of Vancouver – 555 W. Hastings St. 

Diners gain a truly high-class experience 167 metres above the city at this fine-dining restaurant at the top of Harbour Centre Tower. The rotating restaurant makes a complete revolution every hour as people enjoy views of Vancouver’s coast and mountains. The lunch menu has fancy hot appetizers like baked French brie. Entrees include timeless classics like prime rib sandwiches, pasta and seafood. Lunch at this location rewards anyone who makes the trip from Victoria to Vancouver.

3. Tsuki Sushi Bar – 509 Abbott St.

This downtown sushi bar has a dessert menu if you have room after sampling the large selection of nigiri or sashimi. The menu also includes many rolls, like spicy chopped scallop, salmon cream cheese, or real crab. Vegetarian rolls are abundant as well.

4. Frankie’s Italian Kitchen & Bar – 765 Beatty St.

At Frankie’s, the food brings to life traditional southern Italian dishes based on the proprietor’s family recipes. Relying on house-made pastas and hand-tossed pizza crusts, the dishes are comforting and authentic. Thirsty patrons have a choice of wine, beer, or cocktails.

5. Fat Mao – 217 E. Georgia St.

At this Chinatown location, an award-winning chef creates six noodle soup entrees for the Chinese-Thai noodle bar. The lunch menu offers many other enticing delights like Thai fried egg salad and the Fat Mao ceviche.

Our passengers will certainly have their choice of fine foods after cruising on the V2V Empress. To start planning a trip with V2V Vacations, look at our ferry times for Victoria to Vancouver and the Victoria to Vancouver ferry cost.