On a cold, chilly day, whether rain or snow or a mix of both, sometimes nothing warms the soul better than a plate of hot, comforting seafood.

British Columbia is blessed with a beautiful coast, one that’s a renowned resource for our country’s seafoodies.

Here are 5 restaurants in the City of Vancouver with succulent seafood takeout you’ve just got to try (and they’re Ocean Wise recommended!)

1931 Gallery Bistro

Offering west coast fusion that gives all proceeds back to Vancouver Art Gallery, in which they’re housed, 1931 Gallery Bistro is a salmon lover’s dream..

Try their Steelhead Salmon Bowl, comprised of steelhead salmon, quinoa, roasted vegetables, citrus cauliflower puree and chimichurri.

As a side, enjoy their Seafood Chowder, made with steelhead salmon, sablefish, thyme, garlic, mirepoix vegetables, tender kennebec potatoes.

At-home meal kits with salmon features are also available.

750 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2H7. @1931gallerybistro


With a “Fresh is Best” mantra, Hula also believes in respecting the oceans. This is why their fish is not only Ocean Wise recommended, they also follow the practices of Fish Wise, Seafood Watch, Global Sustainable Seafood Inititatives and Responsible Fisheries Management Certification.

Indulge proudly in their variety of Poke Bowls, made with your choice of Ahi Tuna, Salmon or other meats, or even sweet potato! Double the fish in your bowl for only an additional $3.

For a Hula nearest you, click here. @hulapoke


Wanting to “Create a Smile” through their cuisine, Shizenya works to make the earth smile through environmentally protective operation methods, right down to their ingredient selection.

For a perfect, sustainable seafood pairing, enjoy their Fresh Crab California Rolls alongside Sockeye Salmon Nigiri.

For a Shizenya nearest you, click here. @shizenya_restaurant

Joe Fortes Seafood and Chop House

Named after one of the city’s most popular citizens, and first-ever lifeguard, of the 1800’s, Joe Fortes will soon become a popular name in your household too.

Call them up for their Grilled Salmon dish, served with maple brown butter, seasonal vegetables and your choice of side.

Joe’s at Home frozen items are also available.

777 Thurlow Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E 3V5. @joefortesvan

O Sushi

Openly dedicated to fresh, sustainable seafood, it’s easy to love O Sushi, just footsteps from Vancouver City Centre Station.

Order online now and treat yourself to their wide array of Sushi Bowls including Tuna Don, Salmon Don, Una Don (BBQ freshwater eel) and Chirashi Don (assorted sashimi)

742 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1E4. @osushivan