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Two Burnaby restaurants land on prestigious top-100 foodies list

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More than six in ten (66%) British Columbians missed celebrating milestones such as birthdays and anniversaries due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, over a quarter (27%) of British Columbians are planning to make up for lost time with a celebration do-over.

In order to help British Columbians capture precious moments of bonding and celebrate special milestones with loved ones, OpenTable has announced the 100 Best Restaurants in Canada for Do-Overs to help diners navigate the highest rated hot spots for great dining and memorable nights. 

And two Burnaby restaurants – owned by the same company – were named to the list.

The Earls locations at Station Square and next to Bridge studios are recommended for that do-over event.

An OpenTable survey reveals that 45% of missed celebrations were birthday dinners and 7% were missed anniversary celebrations. After this prolonged period of restrictions, 35% of British Columbians are looking forward to dressing up for a big night out and 31% intend to eat out more frequently than before the pandemic with 52% stating that they are seeking a change of scenery.

OpenTable's list is generated solely from diner reviews collected between June 1, 2020 and May 31, 2021. All restaurants with a minimum "overall" score and number of qualifying reviews were included for consideration. The overall score is made up of unique data points, such as overall diner rating, user clout, total number of reviews and regional overall rating. Qualifying restaurants were then scored and sorted according to the sum of tags for which “hot spot” was selected as a special feature.

Here is the full list:

Akira Back – Toronto, ON

Alloy – Calgary, AB

ANEJO Restaurant – Calgary, AB 

The Bauer Kitchen – Waterloo - ON

Beertown Public House – Waterloo, ON

Biff’s Bistro – Toronto, ON 

The Bison Restaurant – Banff, AB

BLOCK ONE Restaurant at 50th Parallel Winery – Lake Country, BC 

The Boathouse at Kits Beach – Vancouver, BC

Boathouse White Rock – White Rock, BC 

Bonterra Trattoria – Calgary, AB

Botanist – Vancouver, BC

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster – Vancouver, BC

Brasserie 701 – Montreal, QC 

Bridgette Bar – Calgary, AB

Byblos – Toronto, ON

Bymark – Toronto, ON

Cabana Waterfront Patio - Toronto, ON 

Cachet Supper Club – Newmarket, ON

Café Boulud – Toronto, ON 

Cambridge Mill – Cambridge, ON

The Canteen on Portland – Dartmouth, NS

Cardero’s Restaurant – Vancouver, BC

Chairman’s Steakhouse – Calgary, AB

Charbar – Calgary, AB

Chop Steakhouse & Bar – Woodbridge, ON

Chula Taberna Mexicana – Toronto, ON

Cibo Wine Bar – Toronto, ON (Yorkville Ave.); Toronto, ON (King St.)

Cluny – Toronto, ON

Cucci Ristorante – Oakville, ON

Damas – Montreal, QC

Dockside Restaurant & Brewery Company – Vancouver, BC

Dolcetto – London, ON

Drake Devonshire Inn – Wellington, ON 

Drake Hotel – Toronto, ON

Earls Kitchen + Bar – Toronto, ON; Burnaby, BC (Bridge Park); Burnaby, BC (Station Square)

Earth to Table: Bread Bar – Guelph, ON

El Catrin – Toronto, ON

Figo – Toronto, ON

Fishbone By The Lake – Stouffville, ON

The Garden at Casa Loma – Toronto, ON

Giulietta – Toronto, ON

Glo Restaurant + Lounge – Victoria, BC

Gotham Steakhouse and Bar – Vancouver, BC

Harpers Landing – Oakville, ON

Hemingway’s – Toronto, ON

Home Block at CedarCreek Estate Winery – Kelowna, BC

Homer Street Café & Bar – Vacouver, BC

HOTHOUSE – Toronto, ON

Hy’s Steakhouse – Toronto, ON

Il Patio di Eataly with Aperol – Toronto, ON

Italian by Night – Saint John, NB 

Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House – Vancouver, BC 

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar – Coquitlam, BC

Ki Modern Japanese + Bar – Toronto, ON

Kitchen76 at Two Sisters Vineyards – Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

Kobe Japanese Steak House – Vancouver, BC

KŌST – Toronto, ON

L’Abattoir Restaurant – Vancouver, BC

La Pizza & La Pasta – Eataly – Toronto, ON

Lapinou – Toronto, ON

Lee – Toronto, ON

Lena Restaurante – Toronto, ON

LIFT Bar Grill View – Vancouver, BC

Locale – Aurora, ON; King City, ON


LOV King West – Toronto, ON

Lulu Bar – Calgary, AB

Maison Selby – Toronto, ON

Marcus – Montreal Quebec

Miku Restaurant – Vancouver, BC; Toronto, ON

Modavie – Montreal, QC

The Nash – Calgary, AB

ORETTA – Toronto, ON

Osteria Savio Volpe – Vancouver, BC

Patria – Toronto, ON

Pure Spirits – Toronto, ON

Ravine Vineyard Winery Restaurant – Niagara-on-the- Lake

Remingtons of Niagara – Niagara Falls, ON

The Restaurant at Redstone – Beamsville, ON 

Riviera – Ottawa, ON

Rooftop Bar at the Broadview Hotel – Toronto, ON

Rust Bistrobar – Burlington, ON

The Sandbar Waterfront Grill – Lakeshore, ON

Sassafraz – Toronto, ON

Sauvage Restaurant – Canmore, AB

Sofia – Toronto, ON

Spencer’s at the Waterfront – Burlington, ON

Starbelly OPEN KITCHEN + LOUNGE – Calgary, AB

Stilllwaters Plate and Pour – Paris, ON

STK Patio Pop-Up – Toronto, ON

Teatro Restaurant – Calgary AB

Ten Foot Henry – Calgary, AB

Terrace Restaurant, Mission Hill Family Estate – West Kelowna, BC

Terroni – Toronto, ON (Queen St.); Toronto, ON (Adelaide St.); Toronto, ON (Summerhill)

Top of Vancouver Revolving Restaurant – Vancouver, BC

Vault Restaurant – Surrey, BC

The Victor - Parq Vancouver – Vancouver BC

Washington Avenue Grill – White Rock, BC

Water Tower Grill and Bar – Lethbridge, Alberta