20+ New Metro Vancouver Restaurants That Just Opened & Opening Soon In 2024 [UPDATED]

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Are you looking for a new food joint to try? Or want to know what will be opening up soon?

Well you’re in the right place as we’ve compiled an ongoing list of the new and coming soon Metro Vancouver restaurants below:

New Vancouver Restaurants That Opened Recently:

๐ŸชCrumbl Cookies Opens May 31 – Port Coquitlam welcomes iconic pink boxes and giant cookies.

๐Ÿง New Taiyaki & Soft Serve Spot Opening – Little Pisces in Burnaby grand opened with huge success.

๐Ÿฅ– French bakery opens on Fraser – Olivier’s Breads, known for their sourdough, opened their new location on May 30.

๐ŸŒฟLila’s Playful Indian Eats – Sustainable dining, now open on Main Street.

๐ŸชCrumbl Cookies Opens May 31 – Port Coquitlam welcomes iconic pink boxes and giant cookies.

๐Ÿ›Sakuโ€™s New Burnaby Outpost – Quiet soft opening of popular tonkatsu spot.

๐ŸŽ€Hello Kitty Cafe finally opening – Grand opened May 17th at noon; special appearance by Hello Kitty herself from 12 – 4PM

๐Ÿ” Monarch Burger Reopens – The king returns after a 5-year hiatus.

๐Ÿฃ First Uni Bar Opens In Downtown – Gastown welcomes new Takenaka Uni Bar.

๐ŸŒŠ Korean Eats with a Beach View – Torontoโ€™s Horangee Sikdang soft opens in the West End.

๐Ÿฅ– Ba Le’s First Richmond Outpost – Popular Vietnamese banh mi now in Bridgeport.

๐Ÿ• Mount Pleasant Welcomes Neapolitan Gem – Via Tevere Pizzeria opened on Main Street.

๐Ÿฃ First Uni Bar Opening Downtown – Gastown welcomes new Takenaka Uni Bar.

๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌShiok opening 3rd location – Authentic Singaporean fare in New Westminster.

๐Ÿฃ Healthy Kimbap Cafรฉ Opens in Coquitlam – Fresh, nutritious Korean rolls and sandwiches.

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผ Burnabyโ€™s Taiwanese spot opens in Kerrisdale – MYST soft opens at the previous Chef Hung unit

โ˜•๏ธ New Pallet Coffee opens – Marking their 7th location in the city.

๐Ÿฅ˜Haidilao FINALLY opens in Brentwood – after 3 long years, the chain opens its largest BC location

๐ŸœKinton Ramen’s newest outpost – Soft opened April 26 at Marine Gateway.

โ˜•๏ธ New Pallet Coffee opens May 1st – Marking their 7th location in the city.

๐ŸฅงThe Pie Hole opens in Greektown – Relocation comes after the unfortunate lease termination

๐Ÿฅฏ Bolo Baogel Hits the Scene – Bagel Day Bakehouse launches with Asian-inspired flavours.

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ New Thai spot ‘Sip Song‘ soft opens – Family-run, authentic Thai cuisine in Dunbar.

๐Ÿ— NeNe Chicken soft opens in Port Coquitlam – Cozy spot for family hangouts and friend meet-ups

๐ŸฆMister’s liquid nitrogen ice cream – New Robson St. location now open, offering unique, creamy flavours.

๐Ÿง‹ 101 Boba launches on Main Street – Enjoy BOGO 50% off on select drinks until April 7th.

๐ŸนMocktails Opens – Vancouver welcomes first alcohol-free liquor store on Commercial Drive. 

๐Ÿธ Meo opens its doors – Chinatown welcomes ’70s-inspired cocktail spot this week.

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นOsteria Elio Volpe opens – New sister restaurant of Savio Volpe hits Cambie Village this week.

๐Ÿฆ Kitsilano’s New Italian Gelato shop –Tutto Belle Il Gelato’s soft opening today March 15th.

Photo Credits: Marugame Udon

๐Ÿœ Popular Vietnamese spot expands to Burnaby – Bun Cha Ca Hoang Yen opens with 15% off dine-in for next two weeks.

๐Ÿœ Ramen chain’s new Robson outpost – KINTON RAMEN soft opens, grand opening April 12 with 50% off.

๐Ÿœ Burnaby’s MYST to spice up Vancouver – Huge menu Asian fusion coming to Kerrisdale.

๐Ÿค– Richmond’s first robot bubble tea shop soft opens – Tea Industries automates with flair, no tipping required.

๐ŸœKOKORO Tokyo Mazesoba debuts in Richmond – First outpost now soft open at Ironwood Plaza.

๐Ÿ›Sula’s New West End Jewel – Award-winning Indian cuisine arrives at Davie Street.

๐ŸœMarugame Udon Grand Opening – marking Canada’s first outpost for the popular udon chain.

๐Ÿ• Global Korean Pizza Chain lands in Burnaby – Pizza Maruโ€™s first Burnaby outpost soft opens

๐ŸŒฎLucky Taco’s River District Debuts- Kitsilano favorite expands with a vibrant new spot

๐Ÿš‚ Big Way Hot Pot’s Train-Themed Kerrisdale Spot Opens – New outpost offers late-night hot pot and bubble tea.

๐ŸฅMerci Boulangerie Brings Paris to Vancouver – First storefront opens on Commercial Drive with artisanal pastries.

๐ŸฃHello Nori Unveils New Brentwood Spot – BC’s first hand roll bar opens the door of the Amazing Brentwood outpost after long delays.

๐ŸฐSweet Thea’s New Main Street Haven – Spacious location delights with European artisan baked goodies.

๐Ÿ“ Richmond’s $25.99 Yogurt Bowls – DuoDuo Fruit Shop defies trends with premium offerings.

๐ŸฑSaku Richmond Opening – First Richmond outpost for beloved Tonkatsu brand soft opened.

๐ŸฅHazukido Unveils First North American Cafe+ – the croissant brand soft opens newest store in Richmond’s Aberdeen Centre.

๐Ÿฃ Sushi Mura Unveils 4th Spot – New sushi venture graces Main Street this week.

โ˜•๏ธ Vancouverโ€™s hottest coffee pop up is back – Cow Dog returns on Sundays

๐Ÿœ Hidden Korean noodle shop opens in DT – Oyo Korean Noodle offers tasty dishes at just $10.

๐Ÿœ New Korean Snack Bar Alert – ‘Nom Nom Seoul‘ debuts in Downtown Vancouver.

๐Ÿฅญ Chinaโ€™s Mango Drink Brand Opens – SWEET7 debuts in West End with promo deals.

๐Ÿœ Santouka lands in Richmond – Hokkaido Ramen Santouka grand opens new outpost

๐ŸœRamen Danbo’s Third Outpost – New Kerrisdale location opens, adding to Vancouver’s ramen scene

๐ŸฃTozen Sushi Bar Soft Opens – Tom Sushi’s new sister restaurant finally arrives after months of delay.

๐Ÿ›Oretachi Curry’s North American Debut – Osaka’s beloved curry brand opens in Richmond’s Steveston Village.

๐ŸฒAmay’s House Reopens – Beloved Burmese spot is back with new location on Kingsway.

New Vancouver Restaurants Opening Soon:

๐Ÿฒย Premium AYCE hot pot brandย ChoChoย coming to Richmondย – Opening soon in Aberdeen Centre with high-quality hot pot dishes.

๐Ÿฆชย Massive seafood bar coming to Burnabyย –ย Bow & Sternย opening 5,000 sq. ft. spot this summer at The Amazing Brentwood.

โ˜•๏ธย Analog Coffeeย to open second downtown spotย – Calgary’s popular coffee chain adding a location in Bentall Tower.

๐Ÿ– New Galbi KBBQ spot opening in Burnaby – Sizzling Korean BBQ, fresh menu, opens July.

๐ŸฃSushi Hyun Arrives This Summer – Downtown welcomes exclusive 6-seater omakase spot

๐Ÿง‡ Richmond’s Eggette House Hits Downtown – Opening new bubble waffle spot on Robson Street.

๐ŸนMACU Tea expands with two new locations – Fresh fruit drinks in Burnaby and Downtown!

๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต New mysterious Japanese cafe spotted in Downtown – bright signage mentioning coffee, matcha and baked goods.

๐Ÿช88 Supermarket Expands – First Richmond outpost spotted on Garden City Road.

๐ŸŸ New Korean Seafood Coming To West End – Bada is a neon-lit, 25-seater featuring unique seafood dishes.

๐Ÿ– Seattle AYCE BBQ Spot Signs Spotted – Bellwether to open in Richmond offering BBQ and hot pot.

๐Ÿฐ New dessert cafe coming to Richmond – R Ki Dessert Studio relocating to a larger space.

โ˜•๏ธ Popular Japanese coffee shop opening soon – world renowned %Arabica to open their first BC location this month

๐Ÿฆ New Taiyaki & Soft Serve Shop – Little Pisces opening on North Road, Burnaby.

๐Ÿช New cookie outpost alert – BAK’D Cookies to open first shop this summer.

๐ŸชCrumbl Cookies Lands in BC – Famous for giant cookies, set to open in Port Coquitlam.

๐Ÿง‡ Nero Waffles Sweetens South Granville – Third location to bring beloved Belgian classics to Vancouver.

๐ŸฒBig Way Hot Pot’s New UBC Spot – Self-serve hot pot brand expanding to International Village this summer.

๐Ÿœ Anh and Chi’s new concept – Good Thief is by the award-winning Vietnamese restaurant and is coming to Mount Pleasant.

โ˜•๏ธ Lumiere Cafe to brew in Kits – Artisanal spot spotted to open new location, boasting in-house roasted beans.

๐ŸงHundo-P: Burnaby’s New Health Kick – Whistler’s smoothie & ice cream spot hits Station Square this summer.

๐ŸฅOlivierโ€™s Boulangerie Expands – New French artisan bakery cafe opening in March on Fraser.

โ˜•๏ธ VERONI & CO. expands – Highly rated Burnaby espresso bar to open in Coquitlam.

๐Ÿฅง Sweet Expansion – The Pie Hole to open new spot in Vancouver’s Greektown!

๐Ÿฉ Iconic Lee’s Donuts expands again – New Brentwood location set for Fall 2024 debut.

๐ŸŽฒ 1960s Vegas-themed donut shop opens next month – Vintage charm meets sweet treats at Vegas Donuts.

โ˜•๏ธ NOMAD Coffee expands – Kitsilano to welcome zero single-use cup cafe soon.

๐ŸœPho 68’s New Expansion – Opening soon in Richmond, taking over former Hunan Kitchen.

๐ŸŒฎLa Taqueria’s New Waterfront Spot – Mexican faves coming to 601 Waterfront Hub Tower.

๐Ÿ”ฅ New Korean BBQ Spot Sizzles into Burnaby – Stone Korean BBQ to open this summer in Lougheed.

๐ŸฅParis Baguette spotted to open in Downtown Vancouver – the popular French inspired Korean bakery cafe chain confirmed two locations.

๐ŸNightingale’s New Nest in Yaletown – Modern Canadian cuisine to open second location.

๐ŸFiorino Coming to North Van – Michelin Bib Gourmad Italian street food spot is opening at Lonsdale Quay in 2024.

๐ŸŒถ๏ธ Horin Ramen’s New Burnaby Spot – Fukuoka-inspired chili ramen arriving 2024.

๐Ÿง‹Old Memory Kitchen to Enliven Richmond – New Taiwanese grocery store bringing nostalgic snacks and toys.

๐Ÿฆ Ricardo’s to open second ice cream spot – BC’s largest candy shop to launch new ice cream location in Granville Entertainment District.

๐Ÿœ [COMMUNITY SPOTTED] Jinya to land on W Broadway – a poster was spotted at a unit on W Broadway & Granville of the ramen brandโ€™s new unit. Slated for Winter.

๐Ÿ•ต๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธGigantic new Richmond restaurant underway – Hunan style Chinese restaurant, Geng Shi Ji, spotted to be taking over the previous 0755 lounge at Continental Shopping Centre.

๐ŸŽ‰Gringo Expands to Lower Lonsdale – Celebrating 10 years, a new 1,500 sq ft cantina is opening this fall in the previous menchies location.]

๐Ÿฅž Expanding brunch hotspot – Port Moodyโ€™s The Hard Bean Brunch Co. is expanding to downtown Vancouver and Langley.

๐Ÿ›’ 24/7 cashierless convenience store expanding into Metro Vancouver – Aisle 24 already has locations in Ontario & Quebec.

๐Ÿœ Award-winning BBT spot to open in Vancouver – CHICHA San Chen to open first Vancouver location by Langara Canada Line Station

๐Ÿ” Vegan chain Odd Burger plans new spot on Main Street – bringing audacious plant-based fast food and over a dozen locations planned.

๐Ÿฅš Burnaby to welcome Egg Bomb’s Korean brunch delights – Langley’s famed  Egg Bomb, known for their Korean egg drop sandwiches and all-day breakfast, will open a new branch in Lougheed.

๐ŸŸ BC Interior seafood gem sails into Brentwood – Family-operated Bow & Stern, renowned for its maritime-themed dishes and brunch classics, is anchoring a new spot at The Amazing Brentwood in Winter 2024.

Photo credits: Aburi Hana

๐ŸŒŸ MICHELIN Star Japanese restaurant  Aburi Hana opening in Downtown Vancouver – Toronto’s acclaimed eatery brings contemporary Kyoto-style Kaiseki dining to Alberni by Kengo Kuma development this winter.

๐Ÿฃ Hand roll bar expansion – BC’s first hand roll bar,  Hello Nori,  is set to open a new Richmond outpost.

๐Ÿ• MICHELIN-recommended restaurant to open new DT location – Known for its Italian cuisine and Spanish tapas,  Per Se Social Corner will take over the space previously occupied by Chewies oyster bar.

๐Ÿ—๏ธ Lonsdale Quay Market’s exciting revitalization underway – The iconic North Shore marketplace is undergoing a transformation, set to include an evolved Food Hall, new brewery, 10,000 flagship chain, and exterior upgrades.

๐Ÿ” Shake Shack to finally open in Canada – Shake Shack, a popular American fast-food chain, is coming to Canada and opening its first flagship location in Toronto in 2024. The brand plans to open nearly three dozen Canadian locations over the next decade.

๐Ÿฆ Popular froyo spot to open in Lonsdale – Krave Kulture Yogurt, an organic frozen yogurt brand from North Vancouver, is opening a new location inside Lonsdale Quay Market. The new space will have both indoor seating and an outdoor patio.

Photo credits: earth2jessica

๐Ÿ— Saku Brentwood Lives – Popular tonkatsu brand, Saku, was initially reported to open IN The Amazing Brentwood (TAB). However, during the pandemic, their logo disappeared from the TAB website. Earlier this week, a community member spotted ‘Saku Opening Soon’ signs across from TAB at the Solo District.

This will be Saku’s 4th location in the province.

๐Ÿ˜ฑ Time Out Market Oakridge Park – the omega 69,000 sq. ft food court will include live cooking kitchens, 3 bars, coffee shop, and open patio. Time Out has similar gigantic food halls in Montreal, New York, Osaka, and more.

๐Ÿ— Popeyes is opening a GIGANTIC store inside Metrotown. It will be right across the ICBC.

That rounds up our list of restaurants opening their doors, or getting ready to open. We hope you try a few, or all of them, and enjoy safe and memorable meals. If you’re looking for the best food in Vancouver, peek our lists so you won’t be disappointed.