Awards & Accolades

tripadvisor award

Yaletown is proud to have received a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor from all the positive reviews from visitors. Thanks to everyone who took the time to review, rank, and be a part of what makes Yaletown a great place to visit, live and work in.

Please let us know about your experiences here: Yaletown on TripAdvisor


Yaletown Businesses’ Awards & Accolades

Looking for award winning businesses in Yaletown? As one of the foremost creative areas of Vancouver, Yaletown has attracted top tier businesses which have received several awards. Whether you’re looking for a restaurant, spa, or service, you’ve come to the right place.

Click the names to learn more about the following Yaletown businesses.

Casual Dining & Pubs

Bar None

#1   best nightclub in 2017 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   best nightclub in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Cactus Club

#1   best restaurant group in 2014-2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   best restaurant patio in 2017, 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#1   best chain in 2018 (Vancouver Magazine)

Earls

#2   best restaurant group in 2014-2017 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Hurricane Grill

#2   best restaurant patio in 2015 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Keg Steakhouse & Bar

#1   best restaurant for meat in 2015 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#3   best restaurant patio in 2016 (Georgia Straight BOV)

MeeT

#2   most vegan-friendly restaurant in 2016-2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Tacofino

#3   best chain in 2018 (Vancouver Magazine)

TWB The Wine Bar

#3   best wine bar in 2017, 2018 (Georgia Staight BOV)

Yaletown Brewing Company

#2   best brew pub in 2014, 2015  (Georgia Straight BOV)

#3   best brew pub in 2016 (Georgia Straight BOV)

 

Fine Dining

Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar

#3   best BC wine list in 2014 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#1   best restaurant wine list in 2017 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#3   best fine-dining restaurant in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   best seafood in 2018 (Vancouver Magazine)

Brix and Mortar

#3   most romantic restaurant in 2014 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   most romantic restaurant in 2016 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Cioppino’s

#1   best imported wine list in 2014 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#1   best Italian in 2018 (Vancouver Magazine)

#2   best upscale in 2018 (Vancouver Magazine)

Fayuca

#2   best new design in 2018 (Vancouver Magazine)

#3   best Latin in 2018 (Vancouver Magazine)

 

Juice, Coffee & Gelato/Yogurt Shops

Bean Around the World Coffees

#3   best local coffee shop in 2015, 2017 (Georgia Straight)

Blenz Coffee

#3   best local coffee shop in 2014 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   best local coffee shop in 2016-2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Caffè Artigiano

#2   best local coffee shop 2014, 2015 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#3   best local coffee shop 2016, 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Glory Juice Co.

#2   best juice company in 2016, 2017 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#3   best juice company in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

JJ Bean

#1   best local coffee shop in 2014-2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   best coffee shop (independent) in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Jugo Juice

#2   best juice bar in 2014, 2015 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#3   best juice company in 2017 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Menchie’s

#1   best frozen yogurt in 2015-2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Mister Artisan Ice Cream

#3   best ice cream in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Starbucks

#1   best chain coffee shop in 2014 (Georgia Straight BOV)

The Juice Truck

#1   best juice company in 2015-2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

 

Fashion Stores

Brooklyn Clothing Co.

#2   best men’s clothing store in 2014 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Emil

#3   best men’s clothing store (independent) in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Fine Finds

#1   best gift shop in 2014 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Mavi Jeans

#3   best place to buy jeans in 2017 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   best place to buy jeans in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

 

Specialty Shopping

Blush Bridal & Special Occasions

#3   best bridal store in 2015 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   best bridal store in 2016 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Bones Pet Store

#3   best pet supply store in 2017, 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Divine Vines

#2   best florist in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Reckless Bike Store

#2   best local bike store in 2014, 2015 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#3   best neighborhood/community bike store in 2017 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#3   best independent bike store in 2017 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   best independent bike store in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

 

Home Decor

Suquet Home

#2   best independent furniture store in 2018 (Georgia Straight)

The Cross Decor & Design

#2   best home accessory & furniture store in 2014-2017 (Georgia Straight)

#3   best specialty-furniture store in 2017 (Georgia Straight)

#2   best home decor in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

#3   best home furnishings in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

#3   best independent furniture store in 2018 (Georgia Straight)

 

Groceries & Wine/Spirits

Urban Fare

#3   best grocery store in 2014, 2015 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   best grocery store in 2016, 2017 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#1   best specialty grocery store in 2016, 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#1   best place to pickup pre-made dinner in 2017 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#3   best place to pickup pre-made dinner in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#3   best place to buy seafood in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

 

Health & Body

Bar Method

#3   best independent gym in 2015 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#3   best gym (women) in 2016 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   best dance fitness class in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

Barre Fitness

#3   best dance class fitness in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

Form Body Lab

#3   best pilates studio in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Steve Nash Fitness World and Sports Club

#1   best gym for men & women in 2015 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#1   best gym for men in 2016 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   best gym in 2017 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Yyoga

#1   best yoga studio in 2014-2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   best pilates studio in 2014 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#1   best yoga studio in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

 

Hotels

Opus Hotel Vancouver

#2   best boutique hotel in 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#3   best boutique hotel in 2016 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   best hotel bar/lounge in 2017 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#3   best hotel bar/lounge in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

 

Professional Services

AARM Dental Group

#1   best dental clinic in 2015-2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Aquarius Medical Clinic

#3   best medical clinic in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Blink Optmetrist

#2   best optometry in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Dr. Gordon Gertz (Pacific Chiropractic & Massage Therapy)

#3   best chiropractor in 2017 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Glow Acupuncture & Wellness Center

#3   best acupuncturist in 2015, 2017 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   best acupuncturist in 2016 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Yaletown Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry

#2   best dental clinic in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

#1   best cosmetic surgery/botox in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

#2   best facial/peel bar in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

#1   best teeth whitening in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

 

Spa & Beauty

Barber & Co

#1   best barber shop in 2015-2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Blo Blow Dry Bar

#1   best blow bar in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

Bombay Brow Bar

#1   best brow bar in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

Cocoa Tanning Studio

#3   best tanning salon in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

Farzad’s Barber Shop

#3   best barber shop in 2014, 2015 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Luxe Beauty Lounge

#2   best salon for pedicure/manicure in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Man Cave Barber Shop

#3   best barber shop in 2016 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   best barber in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

Noir Lash Lounge

#1   best lash bar in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

Pink Lime Salon & Spa

#2   best spa (independent) in 2016, 2017 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Posy Nail Spa

#2   best salon for a pedicure/manicure in 2017 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Skin Technique

#2   best local Instagram in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   best laser hair removal centre in 2018  (Georgia Straight BOV)

#3   best place for a nonsurgical makeover in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#1   best place to get a facial in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Skoah

#2   best place to get a facial in 2015 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#3   best spa in 2014 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#1   best place to get a facial in 2016, 2017 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#3   best beauty shop in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

#3   best facial/peel bar in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

#3   best place to get a facial in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Stripped Wax Bar

#1   best place to get a bikini wax in 2014, 2015 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#1   best place to get waxed in 2016-2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Sugarbox Waxing Boutique

#2   best place to get a bikini wax in 2014 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#3   best place to get waxed in 2016, 2017 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Sunscape Tanning Studios

#1   best place to get a tan in 2014 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   best tanning salon in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

The Vanity Lab

#2   best place for a non-surgical makeover in 2016 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   best cosmetic surgery/botox in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

#2   best facial/peel bar in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

#2   best laser hair removal in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

#1   best independent spa in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#2   best place to get a facial in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#3   best laser hair removal in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

#3   best place for cosmetic surgery in 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

Yaletown Laser Centre

#1   best laser hair removal in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

Yaletown Nails Spa

#3   best nail salon in 2017 (Westender BOTC)

#3   best salon for a pedicure/manicure in 2017, 2018 (Georgia Straight BOV)

 

Visit the Georgia Straight Best of Vancouver, the Westender Best of the City awards and Vancouver Magazine Restaurant awards for the complete list of winners.