7 Tried and True New West Food Staples

Everyone knows New Westminster is famous for its great restaurant options, but did you know that these spots have been serving locals and visitors alike for years?! These locations are great places to eat that have successfully stood the test of time in this city. Don’t believe us? Ask a local!

1. Cockney Kings Fish & Chips 66 10th St, New Westminster

Rated the number one restaurant in New West on TripAdvisor, this timeless fish and chips establishment didn’t get that ranking by accident. First opened in 1965, Cockney Kings has been rated the best fish and chips place in the city for 10 years running! Modestly priced, with great quality, you definitely won’t be disappointed checking this place out and getting your fix of traditional fish and chips!

Cockney Kings New West
Source: Cockney Kings
2. Burger Heaven 77 10th St, New Westminster

Anyone that spends any time in New West will know all about Burger Heaven. They’ve become famous for their unique burger creations, like the Greek God Burger, complete with green peppers, black olives, feta cheese, and tzatziki! If you’re feeling brave, try taking on the Ernie’s Mile High Club challenge. If you can finish the 2 and a half pound burger (8 patties!!) topped with the works, you’ll end up on Burger Heaven’s Wall of Fame. Be sure to check this iconic joint out and enjoy some of the best burgers and service around.

Burger Heaven New West
Source: Burger Heaven
3. Taverna Greka 326 Columbia St, New Westminster

This family run restaurant has long been a mainstay in New Westminster. Taverna Greka was first opened in 1982 and has thrived ever since. The restaurant has won The Royal City Record’s reader’s choice “Best Greek Restaurant in New West” 7 out of the last 13 years, so stop by to enjoy great Greek food while overlooking the Fraser River, you’ll be glad you did!

4. Gino’s Restaurant 431 E Columbia St, New Westminster

Established in 1972, Gino’s family run restaurant has satisfied many patrons for years with their Mediterranean cuisines. Come by to watch sports on their LCD TV’s, enjoy some meals with friends, or sit on the patio and enjoy the spring sun. With 13 different Pizza’s on the menu, this is a must-visit!

Ginos New West
Source: @ginosnewwest

5. Old Bavaria Haus 233 Sixth St, New Westminster

Located in a century-old house, the Old Bavaria Haus offers first-class European cuisine with classic dishes like Wiener Schnitzel, Goulash Soup, Bearnaise, and Bavarian Bratwurst just to name a few. Come fill up on their delicious, big portions and experience authentic European cooking made with “flair, style, and pride”.

Old Bavaria Haus

6. Rivers Reach 320 Sixth St, New Westminster

This popular pub and pizza joint was first opened 17 years ago and has been a mainstay for locals since. Self-described as bringing the “Old West Coast to New West”, Rivers Reach is decorated with fireplaces, pictures, and antiques transporting you back to the early 1900’s. Rivers Reach, winning many The Royal City Record awards over the years, from Best Pub to Best Customer service, promises to be one of the best choices next time you’re needing that happy hour fix.

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