Foodie Bucket List: Must Try Vancouver Poutineries

Vancouver Poutinerie

Looking to add a Vancouver poutinerie to your bucket list?

Poutines are a simple but classic Canadian dish. Vancouver is known for serving a fusion of cuisine but get back to your Canuck roots with a bowl of crispy French fries dressed with rich gravy and topped with tasty cheese curds.

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Add these spots to your list of must-try poutineries in Vancouver.

Smoke’s Poutinerie

The poutinerie has taken North America by storm with several locations across Canada and the US. They’re serving a bit of everything from classic to the not so conventional. Order the chili cheese bacon poutine, Philly cheesesteak poutine or the steak fajita poutine to try something a little out of the box. Visit them at their main Vancouver spot, located at 942 Granville Street. They also have a vendor in Rogers Arena—the perfect hockey game meal of champions!

Mikan Cafe

Formerly known as Poutinerie Jean-Talon. You have to try their signature dish—the curry poutine. The unique take on poutine blends together the traditional poutine with Indian fusion. They also have awesome drink specials (hello, happy hour!) to further top of your dining experience. Grab a bite, you won’t be disappointed. They’re located at 670 East Broadway.

La Belle Patate

They specialize in poutines, smoked meats and hot dogs. Go for the BBQ chicken poutine, Italian poutine (with meat sauce), or the hamburger steak poutine. Basically, if you like meat and cheese, this is the place to be. Vegetarians don’t worry, there’s an option for you with green peppers, mushrooms and onions. Of course if you want to keep it simple, order the classic poutine. Check them out 1215 Davie Street.

Mean Poutine

Hungry? You have to hit up this spot. Get the fried chicken poutine, Southern BBQ poutine or Mama’s mean meatballs poutine. You can also build your own with a wide variety of toppings including Dunn’s famous Montreal smoked meat, double smoked bacon or Italian meat balls. Get your fix at 718 Nelson Street.

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Fritz European Fry House

Customize your poutine with your own choice of toppings, which include: pulled pork, Montreal smoked meat, marinated chicken, crumbled bacon, vegan cheese, and more. Get your poutine on at 718 Davie Street.

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Double-layered poutine anyone? Try the bacon & pulled pork poutine, crispy chicken poutine, spicy beef poutine or pulled pork poutine. Kick it up a notch with a deep-fried poutine…drooling yet? Give it a try at 1011 Granville Street.

Belgian Fries

This place on The Drive will have you coming back for more. Try the smoked beef poutine or bacon and sunny side up egg poutine. Stop by for a visit at 1885 Commercial Drive.


Where’s your favourite spot in the city to grab a poutine? Let us know in the comments below!

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  • Mandy

    All I can say, is Surrey needs a real poutine shop. Any of you business owners have your brains on this one?