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5 Restaurants On Fraser Street That Can Transport You Around The World

Just east of Main Street, attention to the food and beverage establishments that thrive on Fraser Street have not gone unnoticed in recent years. The hip Fraserhood community is home to many shopfronts along Fraser Street that expresses the diversity of the people that live and work in the area.

Here are 5 Fraser Street Restaurants that Can Transport You Around the World:

Batard Boulangerie

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Batard Boulangerie is a neighbourhood cafe located in the Fraserhood community that is the place for fresh French bread that is created on location and in-house. Inspired by European culinary travels and heritage, Batard is a cozy shop with large wooden tables that make it good for groups that’d like to have a quick cup of coffee with a cookie or feature sandwich

Location: 3958 Fraser St Hours: 7:30 am – 6 pm.


Ho Yuen Kee

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Ho Yuen Kee is a Cantonese restaurant known for their lobster or crab sticky rice dish, and it’s a dish that lives up to its fame if you’ve ever witnessed the popularity of the restaurant in action where line-ups are par for the course. It’s an older establishment similar to other Cantonese restaurants in the lower mainland that are frequented by generations of Asian families. A little loud with some waiting to be expected but once seated, fast service and delicious food.

Location: 6236 Fraser St Hours: Tuesday to Thursday & Sunday 11 am – 11 pm, Friday to Saturday 11 am – 12 am.


Dosa Corner 

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Dosas are a staple dish in South India where it is a type of crispy crepe made from rice batter and lentils that is often filled with something yummy. Dosa Corner boasts Vancouver’s best dosas where they have over 30 varieties to choose from and order take-out. An extremely affordable meal that is also incredibly filling, Dosa Corner offers vegetarian and non-vegetarian options that include breads and curries in addition to dosas. A must-try for those that are craving Indian food.

Location: 8248 Fraser St Hours: 11:30 am – 10 p.m. (Closed 4-5 p.m.)


Pizza Carano 

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Another inexpensive restaurant that delivers upfront on quality is Pizza Carano, a casual establishment that specializes in thin crust pizza with classic and fresh toppings. The dough for their thin crust is handmade from a secret recipe that is a favourite among locals. As a small shop, Pizza Carano focuses on what they do best, offering a simple Italian menu with a little twist.

Location: 4241 Fraser St Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 5 pm – 10 pm, Sunday 4 pm – 9 pm.


PinPin Restaurant 

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Pinpin is a Chinese-filipino restaurant that is ideal for sharing different dishes with a group including appetizers such as spring rolls to main dishes such as crispy fried pork and garlic rice plates. There is a generous selection of dishes where many are meant to be shared.  On the sweet side of things, Pinpin also makes a good leche flan, a custard and caramel dessert, as well as shaved ices and specialty ice creams.

Location: 6113 Fraser St Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 11 am – 9 pm, Saturday 11 am – 8 pm. Closed Monday





Written by: Irene Lo

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