Credit: Jud Lewis-Mahon
Pear Tree The
4120 Hastings Street, Burnaby, BC, V5C 2J4
Home to one of the Lower Mainland’s best chefs, The Pear Tree restaurant successfully brings fine dining out of downtown Vancouver and into the suburbs.
|Cuisine Type |||Californian, American, Eclectic, French, Fusion, Mediterranean, Seafood|
|Ambiance |||Bistro, Romantic Spot, Casual, Trendy, Fine Dining|
|Meals Served |||Dinner|
|Amenities |||Full Bar, Game In Season, Great Wine List, Must Reserve, Beer & Wine, Notable Chef, Wheelchair Accessible|
|Payment |||Interac, MasterCard, American Express, Visa, Cash|
|Neighbourhood |||Burnaby/New Westminster|
|Cross Street |||Hastings Street and Boundary Road|
Profile Last Updated: February 11, 2008
Tasteful, modern décor fills the exclusive 50-seat dining room at The Pear Tree restaurant. The room is warm and inviting as contemporary and soothing sounds fill the air. The wall at the front of the room plays host to a wine rack filled with bottles from both the 50-wine house list and the 100-bottle reserve list that changes frequently. But, the best feature of the room has to be the open concept kitchen, where diners can watch Chef Scott Jaeger work his magic.
Chef of the Year
Named Vancouver Magazine’s 2007 Chef of the Year, Jaeger has created a menu filled with the best of Continental West Coast cuisine. Combining Italian, French and other European influences with fresh, local ingredients from throughout the Pacific Northwest, Jaeger’s culinary delights draw diners from all over the Greater Vancouver area. The most famous dish on the menu would have to be Jaeger’s Lobster Cappuccino appetizer; an unforgettably aerated lobster bisque. Of course, more suburban and traditional standards like beef tenderloin dot the menu, but a bi-weekly fresh sheet allows the chef to highlight seasonal favorites as well. Look for the partridge during the holiday season and free range local duck when available.
Best of the ‘Burbs
Editors at the Georgia Straight are such fans, the restaurant has managed to bring home the magazine’s Best of The Suburbs award for all ten years it has been open. Despite the out of the way location, a top notch chef and solid service make The Pear Tree Restaurant worth the trip to Burnaby.
Note: Reservations recommended.