Great spots to get groceries in downtown Vancouver

While there are plenty of places to indulge in take out downtown, there are plenty of grocery stores that offer fresh and exotic ingredients to cook at home. Here are some top spots to stock up on groceries. [Photo © Yellow Pages / Pages Jaunes]

Choices Markets

1202 Richards St, Vancouver, BC V6B 3G2

Specializing in organic and GMO-free products makes Choices one of the best grocery stores in the city. When in season the majority of their produce comes from local farms, and during the winter months they try to source from sustainable and fair trade producers around the world. In addition to produce, they also have their own bakery which produces high quality gluten-free breads and pastries.

Urban Fare

177 Davie St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2Y1

A B.C. owned and operated alternative to Whole Foods, the Urban Fare chain of grocery stores specializes in high quality food. You’ll find free-range, hormone- and antibiotic-free meat and eggs, along with locally produced organic fruits and vegetables. Additionally, they carry a wide range of specialty brand baking ingredients, including gluten-free products and other ingredients for food sensitivities.

Nesters Market

990 Seymour St, Vancouver, BC V6B 3L9

A small B.C. owned and operated chain, Nester’s is a great resource for residents living downtown. This small, but well organized store carries all of your standard grocery fare along with a few specialty goods from abroad. Their wide selection of fresh produce includes both conventional and organic options to suit any price point. If you’re looking for something quick, Nester’s also sells an assortment of pre-made sandwiches and soups.


200-550 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2B7

Situated at Seymour and Robson, this Korean grocery store is the go-to spot for Asian goods in the downtown core. You’ll find a wide range of Korean and Japanese foods including noodles, kimchi and miso paste, along with a mix of local produce and Western brands. Hungry shoppers will appreciate the food court inside that offers an awesome selection of Korean takeout as well.

Meinhardt Fine Foods

1 Flr 609 Granville GD Stn Terminal, Vancouver, BC V6B 3P7

Meinhardt Fine Foods has two locations in Vancouver and sells a variety of high quality groceries, sweets and baked goods. The pièce de résistance here are their prepared meals to go – think sandwiches, soup, salad, Indian food and more!

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