Take advantage of this summer weather, leave the cooking to the pros, and bring your dinner to the beach this week. These six restaurants in Kitsilano offer great take-out options, and are budget-friendly, too.
Easy on the wallet, Solly’s simple bagel sandwiches are just what you need on a hot day. They offer a wide range of bagels, toppings, and add-ons, and for dessert the light and flaky rugoleh pastries are just perfect.
Solly Bagelry, 2873 West Broadway, 604-675-9770, sollysbagelry.com
Craving something more spicy and exotic? East is East has a handy take-out window to order your savoury roti rolls and cool smoothies from. Their roti roll combos come with a salad and soup if you’re feeling extra peckish.
East is East, 3035 West Broadway, 604-734-5881, eastiseast.ca
Conveniently located just a few short blocks up from Kits Beach, Basil Pasta Bar offers fast comfort food. Choose from various pastas, sauces, proteins, and veggies to create your own favourite combination. And it’s under $10. They’ll deliver it too, for a little bit extra.
Basil Pasta Bar, 1602 Yew Street, 778-379-0566, basilpastabar.com
For a more elevated take-out dinner, Nuba has a menu full of healthy and delicious Lebanese dishes. Not all their menu items are available for take-out, but the fresh hummus and baba ghanooj dips definitely are, as are the refreshing salads, and chicken and falafel plates. Don’t forget to add one of their fresh pressed juices, too.
Nuba, 3116 West Broadway, 604-336-1797, nuba.ca
Last but not least, the Noodlebox is always an easy choice for take-out, with it’s Asian-inspired noodle and rice dishes conveniently served in those fun Chinese take-out boxes. Choose your spice level wisely.
Noodlebox, 1867 West 4th Avenue, 604-734-1310, noodlebox.ca
You can’t beat the classic burger and fries combo for dinner at the beach. Moderne Burger makes their beef burgers fresh from local, AAA steak, and their hand-cut fries are ridiculously addictive. Add one of their super creamy milkshakes to complete this filling meal. Fish and veggie burgers are available as well.
Last modified: February 1, 2019