Attention all foodies! If you’re looking for some delicious dining options in the Burnaby Heights area, look no further. From sweet treats to savory meals, we’ve got you covered with some of the best eateries in the neighborhood. Get ready to indulge in some mouth-watering sushi, scrumptious pastries, and hearty Italian dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for a casual lunch with friends or a fancy dinner date, there’s something for everyone. So put on your stretchy pants and let’s dive into the top places to eat in the Burnaby Heights area!
Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie
If you have a sweet tooth, this is the perfect spot for you! This charming patisserie offers a variety of delectable pastries, chocolates, and desserts that are sure to satisfy any craving. If you are lucky enough to catch them during the hot chocolate festival you are in for some incredible creations. Each and every year our family looks forward to seeing what they have created just for the festival. If you need a stunning hostess gift I can’t suggest a box of their gorgeous chocolates more highly. Truly little works of art, just like their pastry.
Sfinaki Greek Taverna
For a taste of the Mediterranean, head to Sfinaki Greek Taverna. They serve up traditional Greek dishes such as souvlaki, moussaka, and spanakopita, and their portions are generous so you’ll definitely leave feeling satisfied. If you drink I highly suggest ordering a Volkan Blonde beer as they are fantastic, and if you need dessert the ekmek is our families favorite. Honestly no matter what you order at Sfinaki you’ll be happy with, it’s truly fantastic food. They’ve even been voted and won best Burnaby’s best Greek and best catering!
Straight Outta Brooklyn Pizzeria
If you’re in the mood for some classic New York-style pizza, Straight Outta Brooklyn Pizzeria is a must-visit spot in Burnaby Heights. This family-owned and operated pizzeria uses fresh, high-quality ingredients to make their delicious pies, which are cooked in a traditional brick oven. Whether you’re a fan of classic Margherita pizza or something a bit more adventurous, like their popular Buffalo Chicken pizza, Straight Outta Brooklyn has got you covered. And if you’re not in the mood for pizza, they also offer salads, subs, and calzones. Stop by for a slice or order a whole pie to share with friends – you won’t be disappointed!
Afghan Turkish Cuisine
If you’re looking for a taste of Afghanistan and Turkey, head to Afghan Turkish Cuisine in Burnaby Heights. This small, family-owned restaurant offers a range of flavorful dishes, from tender kabobs to lovely traditional desserts. Don’t miss their popular Turkish Pide, a delicious pizza-like dish topped with meat and vegetables – trust me soo good, everything here is so good especially when you add any of their sauces. The portions are generous, so bring your appetite or plan to take some leftovers home. In fact order a little extra to ensure you have leftovers so you have some for later because you will be obsessed. Everytime I am in the area I have to get one of their falafel donair; incredible food.
Cioffi’s Deli is a family-owned business located in Burnaby, British Columbia, that offers a range of services including a market, deli, and catering and even a spot to grab a quick bite. This pinnacle spot in the heights began as a small grocery store in 1950 and has since grown into a well-respected institution within the community. They have an extensive menu of high-quality Italian and Mediterranean foods, including cured meats, cheeses, homemade pasta, and freshly baked bread. In addition to its retail offerings, Cioffi’s also provides catering services for events and special occasions. Even Michael Buble has been known to shop there so keep your eye out for him when you are visiting!
Osaka Sushi is my favorite Japanese restaurant in the Burnaby Heights offering a variety of traditional and modern sushi dishes. Their commitment to providing high-quality and authentic Japanese cuisine, with a focus on fresh ingredients and expert preparation really shows in every bite. The menu features a wide range of sushi rolls, sashimi, and Japanese-style appetizers, as well as bento boxes and noodle dishes. My favorite being the pepper tuna in ponzu sauce, If I was asked what I wanted to eat at my last meal that would be one of the items 100%.
Gray Olive Cafeteria
The Gray Olive is a hip and trendy eatery located in the heart of the Heights, that is sure to satisfy your taste buds and Instagram feed. Their menu has a small range well put together, mouth-watering dishes that are as visually stunning as they are delicious. With a focus on fresh and locally-sourced ingredients their team focuses on quality and from start to finish. From avocado toast to fried chicken, the menu has something for everyone, including gluten-free and vegan options. But what really sets The Gray Olive apart is its laid-back and fun atmosphere, with colorful murals, funky decor, and a lively crowd as well as great people watching seats. Whether you’re looking for a boozy casual brunch with friends or a quick lunch on your break, The Gray Olive is the perfect spot to indulge your cravings and your sense of adventure.
Are you a pie lover? Then you absolutely have to check out Peaked Pies, the Aussie-style bakery and cafe that’s taken the Burnaby Heights by storm! With a superb range of savory and sweet pies that are too good to be true, from classic beef and mushroom to decadent Nutella and banana. But the fun doesn’t stop there! Peaked Pies also offers a range of traditional Australian treats like: lamingtons and sausage rolls, as well as coffee and other beverages. And with locations also in Whistler and Vancouver, you can get your pie fix no matter where you are in the city. So whether you’re from Australia looking for a taste of home, or a first-time pie adventurer, you come on down to Peaked Pies and get ready to taste the flavors of Down Under!
No matter what you are craving the Burnaby Heights has it all, with a drizzle of non stop coffee shops to add to it this is the neighborhood to be in if you’re hungry. Tell me what places in the heights do you love to grab a bite to eat at?