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Mount Pleasant is a relaxed, foodie-friendly area in the South East of Vancouver in Canada. The area includes pretty residential streets, cute boutiques and fantastic views down to the rest of the city and the local mountains.
Mount Pleasant is all about good food. If you stay in the area, you’ll be able to find tasty things to try. Or, if you stay further in town, you should pop up to this area for dinner anyway!
How to Get to Mount Pleasant, Vancouver
The Mount Pleasant area is just 20 minutes drive from YVR airport. Or you can take the Skytrain to King Edward Station, and walk over to Main Street. If you’re coming from downtown Vancouver, you can walk up the hill from Science World in 30 minutes. Or, just jump on a bus/ take a cab.
Vancouver is great for public transit. If you’re staying in the city, you don’t need to hire a car.
Where to Eat in Mount Pleasant, Vancouver
Yugo // Incredible sushi and French inspired Japanese food.
Acorn // Spectacular plant based fine dining and perfect cocktails
Arbor // The sister restaurant to Acorn, serving tasty fast vegan and vegetarian fast food. Try the fried artichoke sandwich, it is complex and sooo delicious.
Buckets // Try ice cream made in front of you using liquid nitrogen.
Grub // Constantly changing menus that are also truly gorgeous.
Burgoo Bistro // Comfort food! Burgoo’s signature dish is a spicy stew, but they also do fantastic brunches.
El Camino’s // For some truly tasty Latin American tapas or cocktails
Nomad // Canadian classics in a classy setting.
What to Do in Mount Pleasant, Vancouver
Cocktails at Seasons in the Park up at Queen Elizabeth Park // The views are spectacular in this Mount Pleasant park.
Get creative by trying pottery or art classes at 4 cats // You can pop in for a single evening and they cater for all levels.
Hunt for fairy doors along the back streets // There are quite a few to see and it’s a pleasant area for a stroll.
Explore the boutiques // This area is fantastic for quirky fashion as well as antiques.
Wander down to False Creek // Take a teeny ferry to see the rest of Vancouver’s skyline.