You Can Spot Celebs Eating At These Vancouver Hotspots

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More movies and television shows are filmed in Vancouver than anywhere else in our northern nation. As a result, it isn’t hard to spot a celeb dining in a local eatery.

While some stars are harder to locate than others, some are particularly easy to sight in Vancouver. For example, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has literally taken it upon himself to be one of the most available celebrities when he’s in town. Indeed, over the past few months he has taken to Instagram to spread love to the city that positively adores him.

But The Rock isn’t the only charming hunk the city rallied behind this past year. Ryan Reynolds also made headlines with multiple appearances. Likewise, the hometown favourite gave some love to the local community and VPD.

With this mind, these are all places to spot celebs while they are on set, but what a lot of people want to know is: where do the celebs go to dine in Vancouver?

Here are a few spots the stars have been known to grab a bite in Metro Vancouver.

Where to Spot Celebs Dining In Vancouver

Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet was in Vancouver over the past couple of months and developed a love affair with one of the city’s shops.

The superstar actress is best known for iconic roles in Titanic, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, and Contagion. As a result, many people want to get the chance to catch a glimpse of the talented woman.

“I pine for Honey’s Doughnuts in Deep Cove,” Winslet said of the popular North Vancouver donuttery.

The actress continues to visit the shop, and the owners are thrilled with her rave reviews.

Liam Neeson

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Photo: Big Star Sandwich Co.

The Academy Award nominated actor, best known for his roles in Schindler’s List, Taken, and Kinsey, filmed in Vancouver this Spring/Summer.

Big Star Sandwich Co. caught wind that the famous actor would be shooting in New Westminster and fashioned this sign:

When you hear #LiamNeeson is filming in #downtownnewwest

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Needless to say, Neeson found out about the sign and demanded they hand over the goods! The delighted eatery was happy to oblige and snaped a couple photos with the megastar. In fact, they even named a sandwich after him, “The Neeson.”  The savoury meal includes beef, bacon, hickory sticks and spice. Yum!

John Brolin

Apparently Kate Winslet isn’t the only famous actor with a taste for doughnuts! Josh Brolin stopped by the popular donuttery, Cartem’s Donuts. The actor, best known for iconic roles in the Goonies and No Country For Old Men, stopped on one of his cheat days for a delectable treat. He noted how, “cheat days replenish and tell your body it’s okay. It keeps it from panicking.”

While he may be using a mild reach to justify his sweet tooth, few can deny that Cartem’s makes a tasty donut.

Brianne Davis

Brianne Davis is a famous American actress, producer and director. She is best known for her roles in Jarhead, Prom Night, and American Virgin. The lovely actress stopped by with crew at this popular downtown eatery back in September for a delicious meal. The Afghan Horseman is the very first Afghani restaurant in Canada, and has served customers over 41 years. In addition, it serves scrumptious dishes that both vegetarians and meat lovers enjoy.

Jimmy Fallon

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Jimmy Fallon is best known for hosting the Tonight Show. The former SNL star picked up the illustrious title from Jay Leno and has been putting crowds in stitches five nights a week ever since.

The late-night jester visited the Handi Cuisine of India restaurant situated at 4432 Dunbar Street last year. Specifically, the star enjoyed chicken tikka masala, naan, and samosas among other things, and seemed to have an amazing time laughing and dining the night away.


The incredible songstress is best known for her epic love ballads such as Someone Like You, Hello, and Chasing Pavements. While the singer clearly loves the music scene, it appears she also has a soft spot for felines. The star spent time in Vancouver’s popular Catfe when she was in town last, and she even grew an affinity for one special kitty called Larry.

Catfe promises that you’ll, “Enjoy cat-themed beverages and snacks, shop for fun meowchandise, and most importantly, bask in the company of the 8 to 12 new fur-riends!”


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One of Canada’s, and even the world’s, favourite rappers can be spotted in various eateries in the country; however, 604 Now caught this snap of him dining at the Cactus Club Cafe in Coal Harbour. Cactus is a Canadian company, and the rapper likes to support his home country even when he’s visiting the USA.

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