While we await the exciting arrival of Save-On-Foods at 9100 Blundell Road, there are plenty of healthy choices on the menu at Garden City Shopping Centre’s collection of 17 eateries.
Herein, eight of the family- owned and operated businesses are featured, all of which offer delicious options with a focus on their unique menus. From organic ingredients to an array of vegetarian & vegan items, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Convenience. Variety. Quality. Those three words best describe the selection of healthy dining choices you have when visiting Garden City Shopping Centre. Stop on your way home or in between errands and enjoy some great options from the variety of community friendly, locally owned restaurants here that deliver cuisines from around the world to settle your appetite.
If it’s baked goods you are craving, Garden City Bakery delivers with their kosher array of breads that are both dairy and animal fat-free. Owner Steve Uy took over the business in 2019 and committed to adhering to the kosher baking style that brings delightful treats - from babka to bagels, Challah and many others in between - to their customers. Amazing Rye Bread and Filipino sweets are available too.
As ratings have proven, family-owned Uncle Sal’s Shawarma is one of the most popular Middle Eastern cuisine spots in Richmond. With their wide variety of halal meats, vegan and gluten-free options, their extensive flavourful menu offers great selection and the freshest ingredients are always used. Soon to expand, more convenient seating will be offered.
Looking to add a little flair and spice to your dining? Ginger Indian Cuisine brings you the authentic taste of northern India with its menu of Punjabi delights prepared with the freshest ingredients that include dishes with vegetarian options, like their channa masala, a flavourful chickpea curry. You may even come across the owner, Bob, hand-picking fresh ingredients from the local produce market, ensuring that every ingredient is fresh and locally sourced. Dine-in or order takeout for the whole family to enjoy at home.
Daan Korean Cuisine caters to many dietary options starting with your choice of meats, seafood, vegetarian and vegan dishes. Choose from their authentically prepared rice bowls, soups, sushi rolls and their always impressive, sizzling Korean BBQ hot plate menu.
If you are seeking seafood, Royal Seafood Restaurant has, for more than a decade, been offering top-quality dim sum and seafood options. Their menu is customizable to meet your needs. This second floor restaurant provides elevator access in order to welcome all customers, whether they’re there for a banquet or a family gathering in one of their individual rooms.
For vegetarian and vegan options, Sushi Aria has something on their menu for you to enjoy, from sweet potato tempura to tasty spinach gomae, simply scan their offerings for that perfect combination.
Wang Ji Restaurant offers Cantonese cuisine with plenty of vegetarian and tofu options, as well as Taiwanese fried chicken for that tasty, guilty pleasure.
Chatime is the best place for a healthy, thirst-quenching refreshment. The store offers smoothies, slushies, juices, anti-oxidant-packed matcha drinks, plus a host of flavoured milk teas. Stop by and order a signature drink with fresh milk, or, if dietary wary, try it with oat milk, and choose from a variety of toppings to finish it off, from coconut jelly to sea salt crema.
Keep an eye out for a new article featuring another nine food & beverage options located in the wonderful Garden City. In the meantime, visit the website, gardencityshoppingcentre.com, to browse all the incredible places to eat, along with the other convenient services and stores at Garden City.