About Edible Canada at the Market
Edible Canada at the Market is a full service bistro, focusing on new Canadian cuisine. Unpretentious, welcoming and accessible, we celebrate the best food, wine, beer and spirits from across Canada. Our open kitchen, 150 seat bistro features a private dining space, expansive patio and take-out window for tasty bites and Salt Spring Coffee to go. We are open daily for lunch and dinner, plus weekend brunch.
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Afternoon Menu: Saturday & Sunday: 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Sunday - Thursday: 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday - Saturday: 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
CAN$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
At our popular Market Dinners, guests enjoy a multicourse seasonally inspired dinner prepared right in front of your eyes. Our sommelier chooses select and often rare BC and Canadian wine, beer and spirits to pair with your meal, and guests are offered a 10% discount in the Edible Canada Retail Store and on future tours booked at the event. Since the goal of the evening is just to relax and enjoy the experience, we will email you a copy of the recipes and wine pairings from the night
There is a mix of paid and free parking on Granville Island. Edible Canada has recently partnered with Powertech to install the first Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Level 2 charger on Granville Island.
Free Parking after 7pm.
#50 False Creek
False Creek Ferry
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Enjoy the best of Edible Canada in your own private dining room - one unlike any other in the province. In the heart of Granville Island, our unique and contemporary glass-walled space contains a state - of - the - art demonstration kitchen, full audio visual capabilities and long fir tables.
Edible Canada at the Market Ratings and Reviews
I ate lunch here with 5 colleagues while ...
I ate lunch here with 5 colleagues while attending the Vancouver Writers Festival on Granville Island. I made reservations a week in advance and had no difficulty even with a largish group of 6 people. While we were at Edibles for lunch, the restaurant was very busy, fully booked and noisy. My dining companion sitting 2 seats away from me could not near me. Our service was pretty good for the most part, with our orders taken quickly, drinks and food coming out promptly, but our server did flip a condescending comment at our table that I flipped right back at him so, hopefully, he won't do that again. I ordered the kale salad and some french fries. My bill came to $21. I thought $14 for a salad was pretty steep. And about that salad ... the best kale salads have mouth-sized pieces of kale that have been "massaged" in a dressing and are tossed with a some other interesting vegetables. The kale salad at Edibles was pretty much nothing but kale in large pieces, rather tough and chewy, with a smattering of other vegetables that were buried in the mounds of kale leaves. The dressing was very tasty though. And my french fries were overcooked, and too crunchy. I really like the concept of Edibles - "promoting local food and highlighting Canadian cuisine" - but they'll have to do better on food prep and price to have me as a return customer.
I was less than thrilled with my kale sa ...
I was less than thrilled with my kale salad served with flank steak. Steak was tough and salad needed to be lightly dressed ahead of time to let the kale "relax" -- I'm never happy with a restaurant if I can do better, at home, with the same ingredients. Canadian Edible has always been a delight in the past -- I'll wait some before trying again.
I have been consistently impressed with ...
I have been consistently impressed with the quality and creativity of the food and the drink at Edible Canada. One thing I especially appreciate is that the "side" parts of the entrees are genuinely good in their own right. This is rare.
The food was good but nothing stood out ...
The food was good but nothing stood out as spectacular. For a lack of a better descriptor, it was "reliable". I would say the same for the service...steady but not particularly personable. The water glass was filled with some regularity but the server seemed bored with the effort.
I had only been to this restaurant for special events in the past. There were a surprising number of families with young children. I would not consider this a "date night" type of restaurant but more of a family friendly establishment.
Not a bad choice if you happen to be on the Island already but this would not be a destination restaurant.
We first ate at Edible Canada in January ...
We first ate at Edible Canada in January 2015 and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience - the food was excellent using fresh, local produce and the staff were delightful. We got chatting to one of the staff, Mick, who came from Manchester. When we went back in October 2016 we caught up with him (get those papers in!) which was really nice. And the place hadn't changed - the food was just as delicious as we remembered and the atmosphere just as friendly. We will be back one day!
The quality of the food here in unbeliev ...
The quality of the food here in unbelievable! As it was a cool evening, we both had the pea soup to start. It was the best pea soup I've ever tasted. I added a touch of their ghost pepper salt, and it kicked up the flavor very nicely. Our mains were also fantastic. I just loved every mouthful of my farmers harvest grilled vegetables and flank steak. I can only describe it as a taste you must experience. I'll certainly be back.
Lovely ambience, friendly waiting staff. ...
Lovely ambience, friendly waiting staff. Tasty food. Limited vegetarian options but the option they had was tasty though not very substantial - salads really. Good for meat-eaters and pescatarians. Fish & chips and the burger are the fav options. We had the kale salad, salmon and veggies. Beautiful presentation.
The food was excellent. We shared the s ...
The food was excellent. We shared the surf and turf and the sable fish was particularly tasty. The duck fat fries were amazing - crisp the way I like them but no greasiness. I liked that all the ingredients and wines, etc., were local. The location at Granville Market makes this place a winner.
We had tickets to a show and wanted dinn ...
We had tickets to a show and wanted dinner before. It was a busy night because the Fringe Festival was on and lots of people were there for dinner before the show. It took over 20 minutes before anyone came to get our drink order and that was only because we asked a bus boy. Our server when finally located was rushed, clearly flustered and a bit rude. We had to flag someone down again to get our drinks refilled. The meal was good, but not excellent. The place isn't particularly comfortable but its adequate. I wouldn't go out of my way to go back.
Portions are small and tasty, though rat ...
Portions are small and tasty, though rather expensive. If cost and value are a factor, gourmands might find the value in the cost. Menu was original and unique. However, I wanted to eat more and appreciate the intention a bit less.
After a long day of sightseeing we heade ...
After a long day of sightseeing we headed were lucky to have had reservations for a late lunch break in Kitslano at Edible Canada because the place was packed. Service was welcoming and friendly. Great wine and food selection of farm to table quality food. People watching a fun pass time as you eat at this corner location.
My first time at Edible Canada. Was ther ...
My first time at Edible Canada. Was there for Saturday brunch. The quality of the food was outstanding. Fresh, local, tasty and plated very welll.
The server was smart and pleasant. The only issue was she had to attend to several tables, making it difficult to get her attention.
The food was great!!! My feedback would ...
The food was great!!!
My feedback would be: I had the thai chicken wings that were delicious but there were way too many of them. I would have preferred less wings with a little salad on the side.
Thanks! We enjoyed our meals and service!
Found a hair in the food. Gross. Had onl ...
Found a hair in the food. Gross. Had only taken three bites and then stopped eating- didn't really feel like reordering anything new....guess I lost my appetite😏. Waitress was kind enough to take off 50% of the meal. Yes, you read that right -I found a long hair cooked into my eggs after 3 bites and was still charged 50%. Poor form😤
Although the food was good, it was not w ...
Although the food was good, it was not what was indicated in the menu. For example, some of us ordered the fish soaked in gin etc. but it was not enough for a meal and there was no indication on the menu that it was just an appetizer. Another of us ordered a salad and it was very insubstantial for a main course salad. A third ordered another fish dish that came in a bun although there was no indication that it would be in a bun. The noise level was way above ambience. It was deafening, coming mainly from the chefs from behind the counter. We will not be returning.
The BBB burger with blue cheese was exce ...
The BBB burger with blue cheese was excellent. Enjoyed the grilled avocado half. Sugarless iced tea is a plus as well as
an unsweetened Arnold Palmer. My guest from Tokyo also enjoyed the BBB burger. The gift shop was a welcome addition to our Granville Island food and souvenir shopping. Short wait even with a lunch reservation.
Ambiance was nice. Service was slow. M ...
Ambiance was nice. Service was slow. Mistake was made with our entrees. They were brought to the wrong table, back to the kitchen, and then reserved to us. Soup was cold and mussels were warm (not steaming as they were when brought out to the wrong table). Waitress took back the soup and a new one was served. French fries were fantastic though. Would recommend to a friend for fries.
Delicious! Creative spin on some Canadia ...
Creative spin on some Canadian favourites!
We had a wonderful experience , super friendly service from our hostess to our waitress to the other patrons!
The outdoor patio had a chill but the cute red blankets and spicer Caesars kept us warm!
Great atmosphere !
AND we witnessed the most amazing Jenga game ever!!!!!
My two out-of-town guests and I brunched ...
My two out-of-town guests and I brunched and really enjoyed our dishes (two had Benedicts and one the Avocado Toast topped with mixed mushrooms, poached eggs and hollandaise.) Little details were exceptional - like a wonderful Americano and eggs poached perfectly medium upon my request. It was great to take visitors to a restaurant with such high-quality, local ingredients.
Service was both efficient and pleasant, and the shaded patio was lovely.
My only, tiny criticism relates to the sugar bowls. Clearly, previous patrons had stirred their coffee with the sugar spoon before putting it back into the bowl; with attendant encrustations. A more hygienic serving mechanism (e.g. a pouring dispenser or individual packets) would be preferred.
Everything was great except they forgot ...
Everything was great except they forgot my lemonade until the very end. Almost finished my meal, then they served my lemonade. We finally had to track a waitress down to get that for me. Otherwise, everything was great.
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