Best independent grocery stores in Vancouver

By Vancity Buzz

  • The August Market

    This community-minded grocer carries an array of produce, from fresh fruit and vege to pre-packaged foods.

  • Harvest Community Foods

    Since its conception, Harvest Community Foods has been providing residents of the Chinatown-Strathcona neighbourhood with locally made products.

  • Pazzo Chow

    This modest food retail outpost in the heart of Chinatown offers customers a range of food products, including handpicked Italian-made and inspired goods, and fresh house-made food-to-go.

  • The Mighty Oak

    Part grocery store, part café, The Mighty Oak offers a range of grab-and-go ingredients, alongside freshly brewed coffee, and a tempting array of baked goods.

  • Union Market

    This cozy neighbourhood market place and bake house in Strathcona serves lovingly made traditional Portuguese foods, homemade meals, freshly baked breads, sandwiches, coffees, and a variety of pre-packaged products.

  • The Wilder Snail

    The Wilder Snail supplies residents with freshly prepared coffee, sandwiches, wraps, and soups. The locale also boasts a small grocery section that sells a variety of food products, including gluten-free treats, and [Earnest Ice Cream](

  • Le Marché St George

    This quaint French-inspired corner store and café, specializes in local artisanal products and freshly baked goods. 

  • Nourish Market

    Nourish Market is an independent organic, natural, and gourmet grocery store in North Vancouver, boasting a diverse product selection.

  • Luke’s General Store

    Offering a variety of caffeinated beverages, vinyl, apothecary, grocery items, and homewares, Luke’s General Store is a sit-down café and small scale grocery store all rolled into one. 

  • Sprout Organic Market

    If you want to stock up on organic produce, look no further than Sprout Organic Market.