What’s better than a road trip? A foodie road trip! Take the scenic route to some of the tastiest eats and freshest brews you’ll find anywhere! From Coquitlam to Hope and everywhere in between, you’ll find whatever your tastebuds are craving. Whether you seek light and healthy choices to fuel your day, to home-style comfort food to fill your belly, you’ll find a huge variety of options. Here’s a sampling of some favourite destinations for frosty cold brews and satisfying meals along the BC Route 7!
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Morning Tide Eatery 8, 228 Schoolhouse Street Owned by a local couple eager to bring something exciting to the suburbs, Morning Tide serves classic brunch with modern twists – including hints of the owners’ own Asian heritages.
The Taphouse Coquitlam 2, 405 North Road
The menu and craft beer selection make The Taphouse a perfect spot for lunch and a quick pint, or stick around to watch the game on large flat screen TVs, or enjoy great music, DJs and dancing!
Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club 3251 Plateau Boulevard Whether you’re a golfer or not, you’ll appreciate the incredibly scenic backdrop and flavourful menu choices of the two restaurants at Westwood Plateau: Fairways Grill & Patio and Après. Both restaurants feature incredibly varied options sure to satisfy every appetite.
Hangang Korean Grill 1150 Austin Avenue Taste the flavourful spice of Korean cuisine, including a selection of cold noodle dishes, hot pot, soups, and a la carte specials.
You’ll find more dining inspiration at Coquitlam’s Visitor Centre, located at 1116 Brunette Avenue or online here.
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Maple Meadows Brewing 22775 Dewdney Trunk Road
This award-winning microbrewery offers a cozy tasting room and a dog-friendly outdoor patio.
Billy Miner Alehouse & Cafe 22355 River Road Named after an old-time outlaw with a Robin Hood reputation, Billy Miner is an authentic alehouse experience steeped in rich heritage. Sit back with a craft beer and delicious meal and feel the rumble of the freight engines passing by on the same tracks that were used over 100 years ago!
Chamelon Restaurant 11965 – 224 Street
Chameleon is a chic, sophisticated restaurant and lounge in the heart of Maple Ridge. Chameleon’s menu showcases and sources the freshest, in-season, local ingredients that our region has to offer.
Kingfishers Waterfront Bar & Grill 23840 River Road
You’ll love the beautiful views from Kingfishers’ location on the edge of the Fraser River and a menu that showcases exceptional West Coast cuisine.
You’ll find more dining inspiration in Maple Ridge here.
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Corona’s Mexican Restaurant 32555 London Avenue Experience the flavours of authentic Mexican cooking right in Mission! The setting of this family run restaurant is so fun, warm and inviting, you’ll feel like you stepped into a friend’s kitchen.
Dewdney Pub 8793 River Road
This historic pub started off as a church in 1912. Due to the building’s rich heritage and regularly featured live blues music, it has become known as the “Church of the Blues”. Friendly staff, live music, cold brews and tasty food make this a local favourite.
Eleni’s Greek Restaurant
33262 – 1 Avenue
Eleni’s family-run, authentic Greek restaurant offers a diverse menu including seafood, pasta, stir fry, salads, and Greek specialties including moussaka, spanakopita and souvlaki.
Mission Springs Brewing 200, 7160 Oliver Street
This restaurant and pub overlooking the Fraser River has a 10 barrel craft brew house attached. It’s the perfect gathering place for friends; a great locale for a delicious meal and a refreshing, icy beer!
Get more ideas at Mission’s Visitor Centre, located at 34033 Lougheed Highway or online here.
AGASSIZ & KENT
The Kilby Café 215 Kilby Road
Located at the Kilby Historic Site in Harrison Mills, this café is a licensed establishment that features a homestyle soup and sandwich menu with a variety of daily specials. You’ll love their Back Porch coffee, Cabin Fever pies, and Birchwood Dairy ice cream.
The Clubhouse Restaurant 14282 Morris Valley Road With innovative West Coast fare and a waterfront view of the Harrison River and Sandpiper Golf Course, the Clubhouse is a favourite destination among not only golfers, but everyone who savours gourmet eats. Their tasty fare features ingredients that come from the bountiful harvests of local farms and vineyards.
The Broken Whisk 7205 Pioneer Avenue
This local destination restaurant features changing menus and incredibly extravagant weekly features. Small town charm with a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
Lost Marble Café and Creamery 7216 Pioneer Avenue Stop in at Lost Marble Cafe & Creamery to enjoy a cup of locally roasted coffee, fresh bread, local produce or eight flavours of ice cream. Lost Marble prides themselves on serving nothing but the best.
You’ll find more dining inspiration at Agassiz’s Visitor Centre, located at 7011 Pioneer Ave, or online, here.
HARRISON HOT SPRINGS
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Old Settler Pub 222 Cedar Avenue
This large log-cabin pub is complete with a large riverside patio and warm and friendly interior, complete with a cozy fireplace. You’ll love their tasty, classic pub food and great selection of beer, wine, and spirits. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Harrison Corner Café 310 Hotsprings Road
Located in the heart of Harrison Hot Springs, this café features a seasonal menu made from scratch, using the freshest local ingredients. A charming ambiance combines rustic and classic.
Muddy Waters Cafe 328 Esplanade Avenue
Muddy Waters features fresh-baked goods, locally roasted coffee and loads of menu choices like soups, sandwiches, wraps, burgers, salads and more! Right on the waterfront, it’s popular with locals and tourists alike. Try them once and you’ll see why!
Morgan’s Bistro 160 Esplanade Avenue
A great spot for a romantic date, Morgan’s features sophisticated dining with exceptional West Coast flavours and lovely waterfront views.
You’ll find more dining inspiration at Harrison Hot Spring’s Visitor Centre, located at 499 Hot Springs Road or online here.
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Mountainview Brewing Co. 390 Old Hope Princeton Way
Mountainview is Hope’s very first craft brewery. Their large variety of brews are crafted with Hope’s crystal-clear mountain water. Enjoy the family-friendly (and dog-friendly) patio and order from their menu of fresh items, all baked and prepared daily, right in-house. A great stop for travellers and a locals’ favourite gathering spot.
Hope Mountain Café 293 Wallace Street
Founded in 2018, this café is known for revolutionizing the way people enjoy food. They take pride in discovering unique flavour combinations from around the world, to share with you.
Home Restaurant 665 Hope Princeton Way
The Hope location has been serving delicious home-cooked comfort food since 1953. From the moment you step inside and see their sky-high pies on display in the glass case, you’ll know you made a great choice. Good food at good prices, served by good people!
Rolly’s Restaurant 888 Fraser Avenue When you’re here, you’re family! Rolly’s offers all-day breakfasts, speedy lunch service, casual dining, great desserts, kids’ meals and so much more, in a classic diner setting.
Get more ideas at Hope’s Visitor Centre, located at 919 Water Avenue or online, here.
This is just a small taste of all the delightful eateries you’ll find on BC Route 7. Take a drive and you’ll find even more rich flavours just waiting to be discovered! As always, we love to see your photos, so please tag photos taken on your BC Route 7 adventures with #BCRoute7 to share them with us. Find more travel inspiration by visiting us on Facebook or Instagram.