ROBSON STREET AND VANCOUVER ART GALLERY, ROBSON ICE RINK
Walking on Robson Street during the holidays. Recorded December 23, 2020, this walk starts at Denman and goes east towards downtown Vancouver. Lots of businesses open before Christmas. Robson Street is definitely Ultimate foodie destination!
A few things you will see on Robson…
REVIEWED ON GUTOM – KANEKO HANNOSUKE
A popular tempura rice bowl franchise.
Dinesty Dumpling House
Known for dumplings made fresh in their open kitchen.
GUTOM REVIEWED – J & G Fried Chicken
Known for fried chicken, chicken tenders.
Vancouver’s favorite Izakaya franchise. Dining at Guu is a fun experience in a cool bar and restaurant atmosphere.
REVIEWED ON GUTOM – RAMEN SANTOUKA
Global franchise – Japanese Cuisine
Delicious ramen noodle soups.
Korean fried chicken. This place has been here many years.
Robson Public Market.
One of the oldest markets in this area. They have a small food court inside, shops, and some arcade machines. Odd little mall that survives the times.
Known pork cutlet Katsu. New location coming soon.
Jang Mo Jib
Popular with a few locations in Vancouver.
Popular dinner spot.
Sura Korean Royal Cuisine Restaurant
Popular restaurant for the night crowd.
NEW BUSINESS Coming Soon
BBQ Chicken lemon
REVIEWED ON GUTOM – PAPPAROTI
Bakery Cafe known for Malaysian Roti and Ice Cream Roti bun.
REVIEWED ON GUTOM – CAPTAIN’S BOIL
Known for seafood boil. Sometimes they have All You Can Eat specials.
Construction of a new condo tower, retail and office space. This was preciously the Empire Landmark Hotel (Sheraton Landmark). This was one of the tallest buildings in Vancouver but was demolished in 2018.
Popular diner franchise originally from Quebec.
Definitely different from Denny’s or IHOP.
REVIEWED ON GUTOM – Stepho’s
Popular Greek restaurant. Fair prices, and nice portion size.
REST IN PEACE HON’S
This location was very popular but closed. Hon’s is still in business but it has never been the same.
REVIEWED ON GUTOM – RAMEN DANBO
Ramen franchise with US and Canadian locations.
REVIEWED ON GUTOM – DAE BAK BON GA
Known for ALL YOU CAN EAT BBQ Lunch, Happy Hour, and Dinner. There’s even Karaoke.
REST IN PEACE STARBUCKS
Taste of India
One of the few Indian Restaurants on Robson. This place has been in business for over 10 years. Delicious and spicy Indian food.
Shenanigans a pub that has been on Robson for a long time.
Konbiniya Japan Centre
Popular Japanese market with delicious snacks, and Matcha Ice Cream softserve. Definitely worth checking out if you’re on Robson Street.
REVIEWED ON GUTOM – Ramen Horin
Global franchise – Japanese Cuisine
Cafe known for being open 24 hours. Nice seating area in front since the road is now closed to cars.
REVIEWED ON GUTOM – Castella Cheesecake
Delicious egg tarts!
This part of Robson at Thurlow is mostly shops
NEW Foot Locker location
REST IN PEACE CAFE CREPE
Famous Canadian Yoga brand
OLD Foot Locker location
Robson Square is a unique block that has the Vancouver Art Gallery, a University campus, Provincial Law Courts, and a outdoor ice rink. It opened in 1983 and is popular for outdoor events and seating for pedestrians only. Robson Street used to cut through Robson Square.
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Famous historic hotel built in 1928.
Vancouver Art Gallery
Established in 1931 the building was a courthouse but became a museum in the 1980s. Different exhibits and events are held here. They even turn it into a nightclub.
The famous Christmas tree at the art gallery. This plaza is popular for events, and rallies.
Robson Rink closed during the pandemic.
REVIEWED ON GUTOM – UNCLE TETSU’S JAPANESE CHEESECAKE
Delicious often imitated never duplicated!
Special Christmas Edition with Santa design.
THANKS FOR WATCHING! MERRY CHRISTMAS!