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Best things to do in Grandview-Woodland, Vancouver

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

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“Commercial Drive has an eclectic mix of independently owned shops, cafe's, restaurants, and food markets. Listen to live music at the Libra Room seven nights a week. Enjoy a pint at the Charlatan, or sip on a latte at the Prado Cafe. There are also a good collection of vintage clothing and furniture stores. ”
128 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Delicious, hip comfort food, great for breakfast or brunch. Often a bit of a line so be prepared to wait on weekends. ”
108 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
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“Restaurant and bar, great patio for people watching on the Drive. Comedy/live entertainment at nights.”
100 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Started life as a food truck in the surfer mecca, Tofino, on Vancouver Island's West Coast. Morphed into a commissary kitchen in Vancouver and is now building an empire throughout Canada. Still true to its roots of great tacos, good beer (try the Tofino Ale) and kick-ass margaritas. Music and discounts on Taco Tuesdays.”
91 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Hopping pizzeria with patio seating & a quaint interior offering thin-crust, wood-fired pies & wine.”
99 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Traditional Mexican Cuisine on the Drive. Also open for brunch on the weekends. Best collection of Mezcal in the City. ”
82 locals recommend
Music Venue
“The best independent theatre in town! Catch a late night cult movie and have a beer or find some good tunes, live burlesque, improv comedy. They have it all.”
63 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Inside to the famous East Vancouver, Parallel boosting and impressive 40 taps of extremely crushable beer. Don’t forget to try the ribs.”
66 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Amazing Sushi. More expensive than other sushi places in town, but amazing. ”
67 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Another good selection of beers. Not so many local, more international in taste.”
67 locals recommend
Pub
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“'Vancouver's Original Nerd bar: board and card games galore and sci-fi TV around the clock!'”
52 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Walk down Commercial Drive and you'll find wonderful coffee shops that serve a good java. We've been coming here since our kids were babies. Close to a school playground and park. We like it here. And they provide outlets to charge your laptop (very handy)! ”
52 locals recommend
Theater
“Support local artists — see what's playing at The Cultch. Grab some Pizza Garden (by the slice) down on Commercial after the show. ”
40 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Beer Beer Beer. From everywhere. Extensive menu on tap and the menu is always changing. It is big and busy but you can always get a table. Good food to accompany the beer. But go for the beer.”
48 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“The coffee and pastries are delicious. There is also a patio perfect for people watching!”
44 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Located in the heart of the EastVan brewing District the bomber tasting room is always ready to pour you a pint. Try the skyline”
40 locals recommend