The Best New Restaurants in Your City

With summer finally upon us, it's time to put on some shades and explore all the new restos that opened during the winter while you were hibernating. To help you discover what's new in your city, the team at Bentall Kennedy Residential Services brings you this list of new restaurants to check out near you.



Operated by chef J.C. Poirier, and the same team behind Ask for Luigi, Pourhouse, Pizzeria Farina and Joe Pizza, St. Lawrence specializes in Québécois dishes like pork rillette, Pomme Duchesse and ballotine de canard. Check it out.



Chef James Thomson leads the charge at Atlas Steak and Fish, a modern restaurant which focuses on high quality steak and fish dishes. They also boast a great wine and cocktail list, and have live piano music on weekends. Read more.



With a unique mix of Persian and Italian cuisine styles, in a space full of beautiful wooded decor, Shiraz in Langley offers gourmet dining at a relatively affordable price point. Find out more.



Ferris' Upstairs Oyster Bar features the best in fresh seafood from local waters, premium Alberta steaks, a great wine list, and a sensational brick and wood interior. Check it out.


New Westminster

Piva is all about contemporary Italian cuisine made with care. Check out their boar meatballs, salumi boards, fresh pizzas and pastas, and an array of vegetarian (and vegan) options for lunch and dinner. See more.



A cool, tiny restaurant, Bread + Circus offers a Roman-trattoria-style menu including pasta and antipasto, with a high energy vibe and eclectic urban interior. Find out.



Unanimously voted Avenue Edmonton's Best New Restaurant, Biera is an innovative new hotspot offering delicious homemade sourdough, beef tartare, smoky shiro bok choy, Korean cut beef ribs, and their very own craft beer. Find out more.


St. Albert

SanRemo Italian Bistro specializes in authentic Italian cuisine. This family owned and operated business dates back to 2006, and takes pride in providing an exceptional Italian dining experience. Read more.



R & D is a Toronto restaurant known as much for its owners (and head chefs) as it is for its food. Chefs Alvin Leung and Eric Chong (judge and first winner of Master Chef Canada respectively) serve modern Canadian Asian cuisine in Toronto's Chinatown district. Find out more.



With electric blue walls, white and gold trim, and regal blue velvet seats, J'Adore Hot Pot is one of the most interesting and tasty new hot pot restaurants in Markham. Find out more.



Anora's is a small Egyptian-Canadian family restaurant that promotes Egyptian culture through its cuisine. Anora's makes everything in-house using only the freshest ingredients, and features a menu of Middle Eastern classic and authentic Egyptian dishes. Find out more.


The Bentall Kennedy Residential Services blog team hopes that this list of the best new restaurants in your city helps you get out this summer and enjoy some new tastes. For more information about Bentall Kennedy properties across Canada, please visit our website.