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.

Casual Dining & Pubs

  • Bar None (#1 best nightclub, Georgia Straight BOV 2017)
  • Cactus Club (#1 best chain restaurant in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & #2 best restaurant patito 2017, Georgia Straight BOV))
  • Earls (#2 best chain restaurant, Georgia Straight BOV 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Hurricane Grill (#2 best restaurant patio, Georgia Straight BOV 2015)
  • Keg Steakhouse & Bar (#1 best restaurant for meat 2015 & #3 best restaurant patio 2016, Georgia Straight BOV)
  • Milestones (#2 best brunch & #3 best chain restaurant, Georgia Straight BOV 2014)
  • TWB The Wine Bar (#3 best wine bar, Georgia Staight BOV 2017)
  • Yaletown Brewing Company (#2 best brew pub in 2014, 2015, #3 best brew pub in 2016, Georgia Straight BOV)

Fine Dining

  • Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar (#3 best BC wine list in 2014 & #1 best restaurant wine list in 2017, Georgia Straight BOV)
  • Brix Restaurant & Wine Bar (#3 most romantic restaurant in 2014, #2 most romantic restaurant in 2016, Georgia Straight BOV)
  • Cioppino’s (#1 best imported wine list, Georgia Straight BOV 2014)

Juice, Coffee & Gelato/Yogurt Shops

  • Bean Around the World Coffees (#3 best local coffee shop, Georgia Straight 2015, 2017)
  • Blenz Coffee  (#3 best local coffee shop 2014, #2 best local coffee shop 2016, 2017, Georgia Straight BOV)
  • Caffe Artigiano (#2 best local coffee shop 2014, 2015, #3 best local coffee shop 2016, Georgia Straight BOV)
  • JJ Bean (#1 best local coffee shop, Georgia Straight BOV 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Jugo Juice (#2 best juice bar in 2014 & #3 best juice bar in 2017, Georgia Straight BOV)
  • Menchie’s (#1 best frozen yogurt, Georgia Straight BOV 2015, 2016)
  • Starbucks  (#1 best chain coffee shop, Georgia Straight BOV 2014)

Fashion Stores

  • Bones Pet Store (#3 best pet supply store, Georgia Straight BOV 2017)
  • Brooklyn Clothing Co. (#2 best men’s clothing store, Georgia Straight BOV 2014)
  • Fine Finds (#1 best gift shop, Georgia Straight BOV 2014)
  • Mavi Jeans (#3 best place to buy jeans, Georgia Straight BOV 2017)

Specialty Shopping

  • Blush Bridal & Special Occasions (#3 best bridal store in 2015 & #2 best bridal store in 2016, Georgia Straight BOV)
  • Reckless Bike Store (#2 best local bike store 2014,2015 & #3 best neighbourhood/community bike store 2017, Georgia Straight BOV)

Home Decor

  • The Cross Decor & Design (#2 best home accessory & furniture store 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & #3 best speciality-furniture store, Georgia Straight 2017) (#2 best home decor 2017 & #3 best home furnishings 2017, Westender BOTC)

Groceries & Wine/Spirits

  • Choices Market (#1 best grocery store & #2 best organic-produce store, Georgia Straight BOV 2017)
  • Urban Fare (#3 best grocery store 2014, 2015, #2 best grocery store 2016, 2017 & #1 best specialty grocery store 2016 & #1 best place to pickup pre-made dinner 2017, Georgia Straight BOV)

Health & Body

  • Bar Method (#3 best independent gym 2015, #3 best gym (women) 2016, Georgia Straight BOV) (#2 best dance fitness class, Westender BOTC 2017)
  • Barre Fitness (#3 best dance class fitness, Westender BOTC 2017)
  • Steve Nash Fitness World and Sports Club (#1 best gym for men & women 2015 & #1 best gym for men 2016, #2 best gym, Georgia Straight BOV 2017)
  • Yyoga (#1 best yoga studio in 2014, 2015, 2017 & #2 best pilates studio in 2014, Georgia Straight BOV) (#1 best yoga studio, Westender BOTC 2017)

Hotels

  • Opus Hotel Vancouver (#2 best boutique hotel in 2014, 2015, 2017 & #3 best boutique hotel in 2016 & #2 best hotel bar/lounge in 2017, Georgia Straight BOV)

Professional Services

  • AARM Dental Group (#1 best dental clinic, Georgia Straight BOV 2015, 2017)
  • Dr. Gordon Gertz (#3 best chiropractor, Georgia Straight BOV 2017)
  • Glow Acupuncture & Wellness Center (#3 best acupuncturist, Georgia Straight BOV 2015, 2017)
  • United Front Games (#2 best local video-game studio, Georgia Straight BOV 2014, 2015)
  • Yaletown Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry (#2 best dental clinic 2017 & #1 best cosmetic surgery/botox 2017 & #2 best facial/peel bar 2017 & #1 best teeth whitening, Westender BOTC)

Spa & Beauty

  • Barber & Co. (#1 best barber shop, Georgia Straight BOV 2015, 2017)
  • Blo Blow Dry Bar (#1 best blow bar, Westender BOTC 2017)
  • Bombay Brow Bar (#1 best brow bar, Westender BOTC 2017)
  • Cocoa Tanning Studio (#3 best tanning salon, Westender BOTC 2017)
  • Farzad’s Barber Shop (#3 best barber shop, Georgia Straight BOV 2014, 2015)
  • Man Cave Barber Shop (#3 best barber shop, Georgia Straight BOV 2016) (#2 best barber, Westender BOTC 2017)
  • Noir Lash Lounge (#1 best lash bar, Westender BOTC 2017)
  • Pink Lime Salon & Spa (#2 best spa (independent), Georgia Straight BOV 2016, 2017)
  • Posy Nail Spa (#2 best salon for a pedicure/manicure, Georgia Straigt BOV 2017)
  • Pure Nail Bar (#1 best salon for manicure/pedicure, Georgia Straight BOV 2014, 2016)
  • Skoah ( #2 best place to get a facial in 2015 & #3 best spa in 2014 & #1 best place to get a facial in 2016, 2017, Georgia Straight BOV) (#3 best beauty shop 2017 & #3 best facial/peel bar 2017, Westender BOTC)
  • Stripped Ladies & Gents Wax Bar (#1 best place to get waxed, Georgia Straight BOV 2017)
  • Stripped Wax Bar (#1 best place to get a bikini wax 2014, 2015 & #1 best place to get waxed 2016, Georgia Straight BOV)
  • Sugarbox Waxing Boutique (#2 best place to get a bikini wax, Georgia Straight BOV 2014)
  • Sunscape Tanning Studios (#1 best place to get a tan, Georgia Straight BOV 2014) (#2 best tanning salon, Westender BOTC 2017)
  • The Vanity Lab (#2 best place for a non-surgical makeover, Georgia Straight BOV 2016) (#2 best cosmetic surgery/botox 2017 & best facial/peel bar 2017 & #2 best laser hair removal 2017, Westender BOTC)
  • Yaletown Laser Centre (#1 best laser hair removal, Westender BOTC 2017)
  • Yaletown Nails Spa (#3 best nail salon, Westender BOTC 2017, best salon for a pedicure/manicure, Georgia Straight BOV 2017)

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