With Canada's largest fishing fleet, long-standing local farms, an international community and more than 800 restaurants, Richmond, BC, is home to some of the best dining on Canada's West Coast. Canada's national newspaper, The Globe & Mail, has said "What makes West Coast seafood the best in Canada is its glorious, abundant, delicious diversity," and Frommer's notes that Richmond, BC, is "arguably the Asian food capital of North America."
Food critics Sam Sifton and Marc Weingarten of The New York Times have both praised the mouthwatering Far East cuisine in Richmond, which offers an amazing 400+ Asian restaurants serving food from across the continent: Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and more. Asian eateries - from upscale to casual - are some of the best restaurants in Richmond, BC, but still only part of the story of this city's diverse dining scene.
If its fish and chips you want, restaurants in Steveston have some of the best! Set on the Gulf of Georgia at the mouth of the Fraser River, Steveston restaurants offer not just this seafood favourite, but also fresh-caught salmon, shrimp, mussels, crab and more. Here you can also enjoy seaside charm and waterfront views over prime rib, French fare and even Kansas City-style BBQ at some of the best restaurants in Richmond, BC.
If you're craving Shanghai-style xiao long bao dumplings, Singapore noodles, Korean street tacos, sukiyaki hotpots, Hong Kong cafes, spicy pad Thai, comforting congee, some of the best dim sum in Richmond, BC, or rainbow-colored bubble teas, head to The Golden Village and especially Alexandra Road, Richmond, BC's "Food Street," known for an amazing 200+ restaurants in just three short blocks!
Learn more about the amazing range of restaurants in Richmond, BC - from "hidden kitchens" to casual cafes, family-style Asian restaurants to award-winning fine dining - with Lindsay Anderson, who's dining out every day, exploring Richmond's food scene and writing about it at 365DaysOfDining.com.