When you’re out on the town, knowing where the good late night food places are can mean the difference between a quality meal and a questionable slice of pizza.
Here are some great Vancouver places that are dishing up good eats between midnight and last call.
Nestled in the heart of Gastown, Chill Wintson has long been a staple of the late-night Vancouver food scene. They offer a full menu of food and drink all night, with local vegetables on hand from the restaurants very own Tsawwassen farm plot. From Monday to Sunday their doors are open until 1 a.m., making it a solid choice for after dark Gastown wanderings.
Address: 3 Alexander Street
Hours: Monday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. and Sundays 11 a.m. to midnight
In a little window in Gastown, Six Acres partner Corben Winfield slings quality grilled cheese three nights a week. Working in a tiny space that used to be a landlord’s storage room, Winfield serves up grilled cheese ranging from the simple $3 toastie, to the $6 Art Basil, featuring gruyere and fontina cheese, basil, and honey. It might take a little looking to find, but it’s worth it for Winfield’s dedication alone.
Address: 30 East Cordova Street
Hours: Thursdays 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. and Friday and Saturday 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
House of Dosas
A Vancouver favourite, House of Dosas on Kingsway offers late night Indian staples every night of the week. Whenever the topic of places to eat in Vancouver after comes up, someone inevitably mentions House of Dosas. There’s got to be a reason for that.
Address: 1391 Kingsway
Hours: Sunday to Thursday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., Friday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.
The Irish Heather
Ireland might not be known for being at the head of the cuisine world, but at The Irish Heather they’re getting it right. They’re open late until 2 a.m. on the weekend, and offer a huge list of hearty food inspired by the Emerald Isle, and huge list of beers, spirits, and ciders to warm the soul.
Address: 210 Carrall Street
Hours: Sunday to Thursday 11:30 a.m. to midnight, and Friday to Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Landmark Hotpot House
One of the most popular hot pot spots in Vancouver, Landmark Hot Pot House offers traditional Chinese hot pot dining until 2 a.m., Monday to Friday. There are a ton of great dishes on the menu, from single items and appetizers, to huge hot pot feasts with whole red snapper. If you’re looking for an authentic bite, late a night, this is the place to go.
Address: 4023 Cambie Street
Hours: Monday to Friday 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.