Credit: Tourism Vancouver/ Hubert Kang


Vancouver’s natural beauty is a photographer’s dream come true. Along with its nature, Vancouver has an abundance of picturesque street art and restaurants that have caught the eye of Instagram lovers, bloggers, journalists, locals, and visitors alike. 

Here is a list of some of the most photogenic restaurants and street art in Vancouver: 


Hotel Belmont | Created with the millennial in mind, Hotel Belmont is an Instagram playground.

La Pentola | Not only known for their trendy décor but also their ever-changing Instagram mural on the restaurants exterior.

Botanist | The botanical inspiration is showcased throughout the interior.

Olive + Ruby | White walls, hanging plants, swinging chairs, and neon signs. Enough said.

La Casa Gelato | There are almost 300 flavors of gelato in-store, in turn, making it difficult to choose which one you will photograph in front of their giant exterior pink wall.

Blossom Dim Sum & Grill | The velvet upholstery and cherry blossom mural speaks for itself.

Street Art 

Alley Oop | 688 W Hastings Street | A Downtown Vancouver alley turned public art walk/basketball court/Instagram favorite.  

Fun Alley | 106 W 1st Street, North Vancouver | A colorful corner perfect for photos in North Vancouver’s Lower Lonsdale neighborhood. 

Kitsilano Wings | corner of Burrard Street and West 4th Avenue | A 40 foot by 25 foot mural in the heart of Kitsilano. 

Rainbow Mural | 2321 Granville Street | Inspired by a series of artwork by Kristofir Dean, an Ontario-based artist.

Giants | 1531 Johnston Street, Granville Island | Artists OSGEMEOS from Brazil painted a 360-degree mural decorating six giant silos on Granville Island. 

Vancouver Mural Festival | August 1 – 10, 2019 | A ten-day festival organized by Create Vancouver Society, a Registered Non-Profit dedicated to artistic and cultural development in the Lower Mainland. Festival-goers are invited to admire 25+ new murals and enjoy live music and art alongside beer gardens, food trucks, markets, and much more. For more information, click here.