If you’re visiting Vancouver and area for the first time, maybe you don’t want to feel like a tourist. You want the tried and true places. The bars, restaurants and cafés that locals have already decided best represent the West Coast experience.

We know. So, we’ve compiled expert-curated lists of the best places to find just what you’re looking for — and how to get there. Let us be your own personal chaperone, we’ll help you explore without getting lost.

Like Google maps, with better taste.

Experience the diverse culinary scene Vancouver and the Metro Vancouver area has to offer through public transit, from the bustling bars of local breweries to the tucked away restaurant serving up steamed dumplings. Get ready to Dine the Line with 7 exciting maps packed with local hot spots, all accessible by TransLink! Travel light and leave full.

With over fifty craft breweries, over two thousand farms, over six thousand restaurants, and countless places to forage and fish along the way, you’ll want to get around. Walk, bike, take transit, drive or be driven around on one of these themed itineraries.

Sometimes you want to discover for yourself where to eat but sometimes you just want to be told. To that end, we’ve compiled guides to some of our favourite restaurants, cafes and bars so that you’ll always find exactly what you’re looking for – and some you didn’t even know you were looking for.