Located in the Downtown Eastside, between Pender, Hastings, Georgia, Gore, and Taylor Streets. The neighbourhood is the largest Chinatown in Canada. The culture-rich neighbourhood is surrounded by Gastown, Yaletown and East Vancouver.

The neighbourhood is filled with a combination of families, young professionals and retired couples. The housing is just as assorted as the residents.


Elementary School

  • Lord Strathcona Elementary School
    Kindergarten to Grade 7 Address: 592 E Pender St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1V3 Phone: (604) 713-4630

Secondary School

  • Britannia Secondary School
    Grades 8 – 12 Address: 1001 Cotton Drive, Vancouver, BC V5L 3T4 Phone: Telephone –(604) 713-8266

University and College



  • Bamboo Village
    Gift Shop
    Located in: Chinatown Supermarket Inc
    Address: 135 E Pender St, Vancouver
    Phone: (604) 662-3300
  • Tinland Cookware
    Kitchen Supply Store
    Address: 260 East Pender Street, Vancouver
    Phone: (604) 608-0787
  • International Village Shopping Centre
    Shopping Mall
    Address: 88 W Pender St, Vancouver, BC V6B 6N8
    Phone: (604) 647-1137
  • Ochi Chinese Fashion
    Clothing Store
    Address: 121 E Pender St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1T6
  • Matchstick Coffee Roasters
    Coffee Shop
    Address: 639 E 15th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5T 2R6
    Phone: (604) 558-0639
  • Chinatown Supermarket Inc
    Address: 239 Keefer St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1X4
    Phone: (604) 685-3583


  • Sai Woo
    Stylish spot in a heritage building offers a shareable Asian fusion menu plus specialty cocktails.
    Address: 158 E Pender St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1T3
  • Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie
    Stylish dining room for modern Chinese sharing plates & inventive cocktails. No reservations.
    Address: 163 Keefer St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1X3
  • Phnom Penh Restaurant
    Vietnamese-Cambodian institution draws fans with specialties including garlicky wings & butter beef.
    Address: 244 E Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1Z7
  • Oyster Express
    Relaxed wood-accented corner outpost for cocktails & a variety of cooked & raw seafood items.
    Address: 296 Keefer St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1X4
  • Hanoi Pho Restaurant
    Address: 406 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1P7
  • Calabash Bistro
    Laid-back spot for Caribbean dishes & rum drinks, plus late-night music in the basement.
    Address: 428 Carrall St, Vancouver, BC V6A 0A7
  • Chambar Restaurant
    Chic exposed-brick space serving creative Belgian cuisine & sustainable seafood plus brews & wine.
    Address: 568 Beatty St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2L3




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