Join us as we sample every restaurant from west to east along Kingsway!


Sal y Limon

Sal Y Limon Unit #5, 701 Kingsway Street www.salylimon.ca   Though they’re only a short jaunt apart, walking to Sal y Limon from Matchstick Coffee might as well be a country apart considering the culture shock it gave us. So far, Sal y Limon is seemingly off the... read more

Matchstick Coffee

639 E 15 Ave (Fraser & Kingsway) www.matchstickcoffee.com East 15th is a funny little side street that diverts off Kingsway slightly just before it greets Fraser, but offers a row of cute shops that line the street’s main traffic corridor. After some debate over... read more

French Made Baking

81 Kingsway frenchmadebaking.com/en/ Promising crepes, macaroons, and croissants made from scratch by real French bakers using organic ingredients, French Made Baking was a lovely, surprise find on the first block of our Kingsway project. The sweet smell of... read more

Our Town Café

245 E Broadway  www.facebook.com/pages/Our-Town-Cafe/112222615496377 Okay, so maybe Our Town Café doesn’t technically have a Kingsway address but with its entrance right on the corner where Broadway meets Kingsway, in our minds it counts. We had meant to go into... read more

La Petite Cuillere

55 Kingsway lapetitecuillere.ca La Petite Cuillere is a surprising gem along the overlooked first block of Kingsway. Having never noticed it before, we were delighted when it came up as the next restaurant on our quest. Serving traditional afternoon and high teas,... read more

Budgie’s Burritos

44 Kingsway budgiesburritos.com Promising the best burritos and gossip in town on its website, Budgie’s Burritos delivers. The eclectic burrito shop, reminiscent of an old-timey saloon experimenting with a funky taco stand look, serves seriously delicious grub. My... read more

Pleasant Beans Coffee House

39 Kingsway pleasantbeans.ca At noon on Monday’s at the Mount Pleasant Community Centre you’ll find a line-up of eager ladies (and some gents) in sparkly dance costumes, scrunchies, and leotards waiting eagerly for their drop-in Zumba class to start. Luglio’s Zumba... read more

Gene Café

2404 Main Street genecafe.ca   Gene Café forms a triangle at the beginning of Vancouver Kingsway. A funky little coffee shop in the point of a flat iron building, it’s a confluence of blue collar Kingsway and the youthful and artsy but rapidly gentrifying Main... read more