Everyone loves a good old-fashioned greasy spoon. That's why the team at Bentall Kennedy Residential Services blog team has rounded up a list of the best diners in your city in Canada.




Have you been to Lucy's Eastside Diner (2708 Main Street, Vancouver)? This restaurant specializes in comfort food classics like burgers and shakes, 24-hour service, and does take-out seven days a week. What more could you want from a diner? This amazing diner is only an 8 minute drive away from Metropolitan Towers (930 & 980 Seymour Street).




50s Burgers (7741 Edmonds Street, Burnaby) -- the name says it all! Visit this great spot for burgers (and hotdogs, fries, shakes, floats and more) in a 50s-inspired setting. This joint also prides itself on using no additives, and serves real homemade lemonade. They even have a veggie burger option for the herbivores! This restaurant is just a 9 minute drive from Panarama Tower (4390 Grange Street) or Parkview Towers (4769 Hazel Street).




The Hilltop Diner (23904 Fraser Highway, Langley) is a cute diner in quaint setting. The restaurant features a delicious menu and a 68-year history of down-home goodness. It's a great place to grab some grub. Feeling adventurous? Take their Everest Challenge, bragging rights included.This restaurant is a 17 minute drive from The Village at Thunderbird Centre (20159 88 Avenue).




Open since 1956, the Dutch Bakery (718 Fort Street, Victoria) is a feel-good diner in downtown Victoria offering up all-day breakfast, pastries galore, and specialty chocolates. We can't wait to dig in! Luckily it's only a 13 minute drive from Fraser Tolmie Apartments (1701 Cedar Hill Cross Road).


St. Albert


Ricky's All Day Grill (140 St. Albert Trail, St. Albert) is a gem in St. Albert. What originally began as a breakfast house in the 60s is now a full-fledged restaurant, offering every meal of the day (soups, salads, wraps, entrees and more) in a comfortable, casual atmosphere. This restaurant is just a 10 minute drive from Nevada Place (32 Nevada Place).




The Galaxie Diner (1413 11 Street SW, Calgary) is as cool, casual and old-school a diner as they come.  It's a blast from the past, serving up comfort classics like burgers, fries and shakes in a red leather seats and checkerboard floor setting. It doesn't get more diner than this, and it's only a 10 minute drive from Lakeview Mews (2528 66 Avenue Southwest).




The Rosedale Diner (1164 Yonge Street, Toronto) is a cozy restaurant that offers far more than just hot dogs and floats. With a globally-inspired menu featuring hummus, brie, liver pate, duck poutine, mussels and gourmet burgers, there's something for the foodie in your life to enjoy. Best of all it's located just a 9 minute walk from Bretton Place (44 Jackes Ave.)




If you've never been to a Wimpy's Diner (586 Kerr Street, Oakville), you should visit one of it's franchises in Oakville. It's far from fancy, but oh-so-good and serves up classic breakfast, lunch and dinner in a place where you feel like everyone is your friend. Try their famous 10-ounce burger, and you'll come back for more. This location is only a 5 minute drive from Lakeshore Flats (139 Lakeshore Road)!




Old-school retro vibes abound in this friendly diner. Route 99 Diner (8820 99 Street NW, Edmonton) is where the locals go to grab some fresh-made grub. With a menu that features everything from hamburgers to sundaes, and every scrumptious dish in between, you can't go wrong. Route 99 is roughly a 20 minute drive from Fuse (2105 68 Street), but it's totally worth it.


New Westminster


Relaxed and traditional, Angelina's Restaurant (960 Quayside Drive, New Westminster) is a cozy café known for Dutch breakfasts and freshly-brewed coffee. Here, everything is made from scratch, and it's sure to be your new favourite place to start your day. This restaurant is just a 5 minute drive from Vista (820 6th Avenue)




Uncle Joe's (124 Main Street N, Markham) is exactly what you think it would be – a cozy and casual chophouse known for steaks and its family-friendly setting. Check out their full menu offering all day breakfast, lunch and dinner. This restaurant is located just a 16 minute drive from 65 Times (65 Times Avenue).

And there you have it - Bentall Kennedy Residential Services blog team's favourite diners in Canada! We hope you visit one of these amazing diners soon. For more information about Bentall Kennedy properties in your city, please visit our website.