Cafés, Bakeries & Delis

Amber’s Choice Cafe
Amber's Choice

909 Twelfth Street
New Westminster, BC

Tel: 604-544-5128

This cafe makes everything in-house, from scratch, with fresh ingredients and no preservatives. The minute you step inside this cozy cafe you will feel like you are in your “mom’s” kitchen! Serving organic teas and coffees, daily baked goods, and homemade comfort entrees and soups. Enjoy in the cafe, or take your meal to go. Amber’s Choice provides catering services, feel free to contact them to cater your next event.


Monday to Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sundays: Closed

Donald’s Market

130 - 810 Quayside Drive
New Westminster, BC

Tel: 604-525-3331

Discover fresh organic produce, hard-to-find specialty items, and amazing deals while grocery shopping at Donald’s Market. Located at the River Market with Emilia’s Deli inside you can find the ingredients to make your own meal or have one made for you.


Monday to Saturday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Sunday and Holidays: 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM

June 1 to September 7: Closing time at 9:00 PM

Great Wall Tea Co.
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109 – 810 Quayside Drive
New Westminster, BC

Tel: 604-520-3007

It’s hard to say if Great Wall Tea Company is better known for its must-see mosaic wall of tea tins, or for its 150 varieties of fresh, quality loose-leaf teas.

Owners Lauren Bowler and Sean Smith were inspired to open their modern tea bar by their love of tea and travel. They hope to foster conversation, community and even social responsibility around the tea bar. And don’t forget to ask for a sniff of any tea varieties that interest you.


Monday to Sunday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM


La Grotta Del Formaggio
La Grotta del Formaggio

130 – 810 Quayside Drive
New Westminster, BC

Tel: 604-525-3331 ext.203

La Grotta Del Formaggio’s deli counter in Donald’s Market offers the same taste of Italy available at the original location on East Vancouver’s Commercial Drive. Established in 1979 by Fortunato Bruzzese, La Grotta Del Formaggio is renowned for its cheeses, cured meats, olives, oils, and immense Italian sandwiches.

Take it to go — back to the office, out on the boardwalk, or for a picnic in Westminster Pier Park — along with soups and stews of Liquids & Solids, coffee from Commercial Drive Coffee Co., and Herbal Republic tea. Delizioso!


Monday to Saturday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Sunday: 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM

Old Crow Coffee Co.
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655 Front Street
New Westminster, BC

Tel: 604-544-8829

Located along Front Street and near Westminster’s Pier Park in Downtown New West, Old Crow Coffee Co. offers a variety of delectable beverages, pastries, and lunch selections. They also offer vegan and gluten-free options as well!


Monday to Thursday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Friday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday and Sunday: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM


Pamola Bakery & Deli
Pamola Bakery

117 810 Quayside Drive
New Westminster, BC

Tel: 778-397-1677

The best bakery in New West for fresh-baked breads, cakes, cookies, and pies is Pamola Bakery. It’s also the place to find authentic Mexican cuisine. Originally from Mexico City, the couple runs Pamola as a family with the help of their three daughters. They all share a passion for baking and for good, honest food, so enjoy — whether it’s a warming bowl of tortilla soup, or a sweet slice of homemade pie!


Monday to Sunday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Closed Mondays during the winter (except holidays)

Potteryworks – Community Living Society

222 – 810 Quayside Drive
New Westminster, BC

Potterworks is a collective of talented painters, potters and jewellers create original works of art for exhibition and sale.

Some of the artists receive support; others attend independently, each inspiring one another to reach their artistic aspirations. Working artists provide instruction for those who want to improve their skills and techniques. The artists of PotteryWorks exhibit their work at art shows, galleries and at the River Market in New Westminster BC. Come and check out some of the wonderful items available for sale at Pottery Works.


Monday to Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

River Market

810 Quayside Drive
New Westminster, BC

Tel: 604-520-3881

The River Market’s event and meeting spaces are open and accessible to members of the public for the duration of your event. This makes their facility ideally suited for community-oriented events. If you are looking for a private event space we encourage you to contact La Perla Ballroom or Wild Rice Restaurant, located inside the Market building. Both offer a beautiful setting and delectable food options.

Market Hall

The Market Hall can accommodate a cocktail reception for 100 people, a presentation for 100 people, or a sit-down dinner for 50 people.
Rental Fee: $100/hour
Uses: Community workshops, presentations, fundraiser

Restaurants in this space are open until 6:00pm Sundays through Thursdays and until 7:00pm (or later) Fridays & Saturdays

Community Square

The Community Square is our most versatile space. It can accommodate a cocktail reception for 100 people, a lecture with 100 attendees, a sit down dinner for 50 people, a craft fair with up to 16 vendors or an art exhibit.

Rental Fee: $100/hour
Uses: Craft Fairs, information fairs, conferences

Please visit River Market website for more inquiries.

Tre Galli Gelato Caffe
Tre Galli

#121-810 Quayside Drive
New Westminster, BC

Tel: 604-525-6745

It’s no secret that Italians cook with their hearts, and Italian-born brothers Max, Saverio and Salvatore Gallo are no exception — they love treating River Market guests to the authentic food of their homeland.

Tre Galli’s gelato is homemade from a secret family recipe. The thin crust pizza is traditional, and the best in town. The beans used for Tre Galli’s signature espresso drinks are Italian, naturally. Drop in for a true taste of Italy!


Monday to Sunday: 10:00 AM – approximately 8:00 PM


Truffles Fine Foods

777 Columbia Street
New Westminster

Tel: 604-505-4961

Truffles Fine Foods Catering and Kitchens began in 2005 as an exclusive film caterer serving up delicious food for some of Hollywood’s top actors and musicians. With its success, Truffles Fine Foods has now grown to be one of Vancouver’s top catering companies for not only film and television, but for any occasion. Whether you have a casual, corporate or elaborate event, Truffles Fine Foods is guaranteed to serve up a memorable experience.

Visit their cafe located at the Anvil Centre off of 8th St!


Monday- Friday: 7:00 AM- 5:00 PM

Saturday- Sunday: 8:00 AM- 4:00 PM