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Granville Island

1661 Duranleau Street | (Underneath the Granville Street Bridge), Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S3, Canada
+1 604-666-6655
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Former industrial site has been transformed into an artsy, posh neighborhood with quaint shops, cafes and bookstores.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“public market” (1,345 reviews)
“food market” (467 reviews)
“farmers market” (396 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1661 Duranleau Street | (Underneath the Granville Street Bridge), Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S3, Canada
Granville Island & Fairview
+1 604-666-6655
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Reviewed yesterday

Great people watching, beautiful scenery as well as lots of interesting food stalls, good restaurants and fun shops. Also a distillery and great wine store.

Thank golferonpacific
Reviewed 2 days ago

Go there to walk around a small island full of creative people. You can find some in the public market displaying their creative works.

Thank AnuradhaGoyal
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a nearby excursion from almost any hotel in Vancouver. Easily reached by the Granville avenue bridge you will know you are near when you see the whimsical silos at the cement plant. Somehow they work well with the yacht basin and high rise...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a special little oasis in Vancouver. Very neat stores to browse in, fresh produce in the market to take home and many little restaurants and coffee places from casual to more high end....something for everyone! I enjoy the street entertainers, buskers and people...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are so many shops you have to visit, and the market too. I always to go JJBean get my chai tea latte , go sit out side and watch the cheeky little birds try steal food, this i have to do every time i...More

Thank GehlKing
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent two wonderful hours yesterday wandering the Island, and enjoying brunch at Bridges Restaurant on the Island . Haven’t been there for 10 years. Still a totally wonderful way to wander a few hours in Vancouver. Thank Granville Island and Bridges.

Thank Gord S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent a couple of days touring Vancouver by bus and we found this area the best place to visit. Almost hidden and almost easily avoided we did have the benefit of a hop on hop off bus to get us there. There are some...More

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Old style market with an abundance of fresh foods to try and purchase. you can eat all around the world here, take out or sit down, casually or more formal. lots of knik knak shops selling various foodie/craft things. Very busy on weekends, Catch the...More

Thank 17Charmaine
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to be sure of a seat and table, without a long wait, maybe go on a weekday as weekends are crowded ... great selection of everything edible and crafty ... worth going down the sidewalks to discover such things as glassblowing and...More

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was surprised at the caliber of shops Was surprised at the caliber of shops Was surp Was surprised at the caliber of shops rised at the caliber of shops

Thank S W
Granville Island & Fairview
One of the favoured neighbourhoods for a day out,
Granville Island's packed theatres and art studios,
hobby shops and book stores, restaurants and bars, all
offer a plethora of activities and entertainment
options, leaving no one bored. The highlight of the
area is the Fisherman's Wharf, where the seagulls
overhead and the smell of the sea invigorate its many
visitors, some of who are there to shop the fresh
Nearby Restaurants
The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant
1,542 reviews
.08 km away
Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio
173 reviews
.21 km away
Edible Canada Bistro
716 reviews
.08 km away
Lee's Donuts of Granville Island
179 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Aquabus
2,070 reviews
.07 km away
Granville Island Public Market
1,387 reviews
.01 km away
Burrard Bridge
36 reviews
.12 km away
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Fernando R
11 May 2017|
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Response from A6848TDdavidp | Reviewed this property |
Any place on the Island will gladly accept almost any form of payment, There is no set rate. The exchange rate will vary from shop to shop. Unless you are aware of the bank rate you may pay more than you need to.
Caroline M
2 April 2017|
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Response from A6848TDdavidp | Reviewed this property |
NO! They will accept cash, credit, debit and in some(but not all) cases Traveller"s Cheques
31 December 2016|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
It is open seven days a week from 9am to 7pm. Depending on where you are downtown a bus up Granville is easy and you get off at the first stop after the bridge and then follow the signs. Alternatively for a more scenic route... More