Enjoy British Columbia's Bounty with These Vancouver Farm-to-Table Restaurants

The concept of farm to table is nothing new. In fact, for our ancestors, there was nothing but farm to table. Over the years we have seen restaurants deviate from sourcing locally because of costs and the desire for ingredients that may be considered 'exotic' to the region. Fortunately, we are seeing many restaurants revert back to the idea of knowing where the meat they're cooking has come from, how the animals have been raised and who is picking those scrumptious vegetables and fruits you're tucking into.

You'll find Vancouver's dining scene is filled with restaurants that use local, seasonal and organic ingredients and are big proponents of serving farm to table dishes. By no means is this list exhaustive, but here are 10 of Vancouver's best farm to table restaurants.

Fable Restaurant's chef, Trevor Bird, knows where his ingredients come from and passionately creates exquisite meals that are delicious and unpretentious. From wild B.C. salmon and local Yarrow Meadows duck to farm-fresh eggs and produce, diners can enjoy brunch, lunch and dinner here.

For those that like to enjoy all parts of the animal and not just standard cuts, Wildebeest in Gastown will satisfy. Not only do they use locally sourced ingredients, you'll find a lot of nose to tail dishes here. They have a stellar cocktail list, to boot!

Cibo Trattoria specializes in rustic Italian cuisine and can be found in the heart of downtown Vancouver. Cibo uses only fresh ingredients with a heavy emphasis on organic ingredients. When it comes to meat and fish, they make sure it's...  Read More

East Side

Let these beautifully prepared vegetarian dishes be a feast for your eyes and a delight for your mouth. The Acorn restaurant takes vegetarian dishes and presents them in such a way that you feel like you're eating a piece of art. Perched on Main...  Read More

When it comes to fresh seafood and fine dining, it doesn't get much better than Yaletown's Blue Water Cafe. Crisp white linens and impeccable service set the stage for a meal to remember in this warm and inviting restaurant. On the menu, guests...  Read More

East Side

Campagnolo is the newest addition to the lower Main Street neighborhood, steps away from the Skytrain station and a stone's throw from the downtown core. The decor is as eclectic as the clientele at this busy hotspot. The menu focuses on the...  Read More

Farmer's Apprentice serves beautifully prepared dishes made with local and seasonal ingredients in a casual and cozy environment, and it won't break the bank. On the menu you will find a healthy selection of vegetarian, meat and fish options...  Read More

The Flying Pig is a welcome addition to Yaletown's dining scene and attracts an easy going crowd, that adores good food, a comfortable atmosphere and a drink, or two. It's not quite a bistro, but the comforting options on the menu will make you...  Read More

This award-winning elegant and romantic restaurant, located in Kitsilano, features an imaginative seasonal menu that specializes in Pacific Northwest cuisine. A friendly, professional staff presents a menu that changes weekly and features the...  Read More

Granville Island has long been a favorite place for visitors and locals to shop for local and interesting vegetables, seafood, fruits, baked goods, meats and other tasty delights. So, it makes perfect sense that Edible Canada would open up right...  Read More

Wildebeest combines adventure and comfort in each of their dishes and in their decor. The menu focuses on using all of the animal and there is a good mix of familiar and not so familiar items. Wildebeest's team is passionate about sourcing...  Read More

The menu is comprised of well-rounded and thought-out dishes that are executed wonderfully. Whether you're planning on sharing a few dishes with friends, or ordering a dish for yourself, there are plenty of tempting options to choose from. The...  Read More


Meet Natasha John

Natasha is not born and raised in Vancouver, but is pretty certain it's her spirit hometown. After jumping around Canada, Texas, Arkansas and the UK, she has her feet firmly planted in...  More About Natasha

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