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Burnaby Shopping and Dining

Burnaby is a first class destination for the enthusiastic shopper. There are an abundance of independent merchants throughout the city. For those who enjoy the traditional street front shopping with some local flavour, come and experience the ethnic charm and neighbourhood atmosphere of these Burnaby shopping districts. The Heights with over 350 merchants, North Burnaby with over 100 merchants, Edmonds District with over 200 merchants, The Kingsway corridor, Metrotown area and Brentwood district to name just a few.

Burnaby also has shopping malls, both large and small. Major destinations include:


Brentwood Town Centre, home to 110 stores and services including London Drugs, Brentwood has been voted Burnaby’s Most Convenient Shopping Centre.

Lougheed Town Centre with 175 stores is hub of retail activity with more than 649,000 square feet of retail space which includes five major anchor stores

Kensington Square has over 33 Shops, Restaurants and services and is located on Hastings in North Burnaby.

Metropolis at Metrotown - Canada’s second largest indoor mall with nearly 400 stores, restaurants and services. With everything for him and her and all of the family Metropolis has it all, including a food hall that can seat up to 1,000 people, it is the largest food court in Western Canada.

The Crystal Mall has over 200 stores. is the largest Asian mall in Western Canada. The mall also has a traditional Chinese open market and  has a food fair with more than 20 food vendors.

Market Crossing a large outdoor shopping plaza with big box retail outlets that stretches over both sides of Marine Way at Market Crossing.

In addition Burnaby has many local neighbourhood plazas both large and small including Old Orchard Centre, Highgate Village Shopping Centre, Parcrest Plaze, Greystone Village, Station Square at Metrotown and The Crest Shopping Centre.

If you’re a food lover, Burnaby has some of the finest restaurants in the lower mainland including Hart House, Horizons, L’Artista and Pear Tree. Should you wish to indulge in fine dining, or enjoy a small independently owned restaurant, savour one of a multitude of ethic restaurants or simple family faire Burnaby restaurants have something for everyone.

Burnaby shopkeepers, service providers and restaurateurs have everything imaginable for whatever your mood, whether you’re interested in dining or shopping or just exploring. This is why wise shoppers come from all over the lower mainland to shop in Burnaby.