Neighbourhood Guide

Mount Pleasant East

East Side, Vancouver

Often referred to as “South Main”, Mount Pleasant encompasses the stretch of Main Street between East 2nd and East 33rd avenues, including the residential streets on either side.

Unique shops, amazing eats, heritage homes and bustling breweries headline this hood.

Beautiful tree-lined streets and character homes surround the central buzz trendy locals cruising the eclectic shops & restaurants on Main Street.

Mount Pleasant is filled with vibrant, trendy residents in a neighbourhood that pairs historic Vancouver with modern, one of a kind trends. Featuring great restaurants, nightlife and wall murals on Main Street mixed with large parks & green space, Mount Pleasant will suit any person ready to embrace true city living on the West Coast. 

On The Map

Mount Pleasant East is located just off Main Street and bordered by Mount Pleasant West, False Creek, Strathcona, Grandview Woodlands, Fraser, Knight and Main.


Whether you’re looking to watch sports or participate in fitness, Mount Pleasant is ripe with parks, yoga studios, and cycling routes.

China Creek North parks offers a jogging track, playground and fields – with the high point of the park offering stunning views of the North Shore Mountains.

Many of the streets of Mount Pleasant double as bike lanes, making getting around town a breeze. Yoga studios, parks, and cycling routes are plentiful in Mount Pleasant. Never needing to deal with parking or accommodations, those residing in Mount Pleasant have a hassle-free chance to enjoy year-round entertainment. In the heart of Mount Pleasant on Main and 7th lives The Fox Cabaret, an ultra-trendy independent entertainment venue that hosts a variety of events such as comedy shows, dance performances, and live bands. While Mount Pleasant is incredibly walkable, this growing community has established strong roots and its transit opportunities are endless. Vancouver’s Translink service incorporates Bus, SkyTrain, SeaBus and the West Coast Express.
Shop & Dine

There is a plethora of educational institutions in and around the area.

From historic elementary schools to a vast array of specialized post-secondary institutions, you'll have endless education options in the area.

The Mount Pleasant Community Centre is located at the intersection of Main St and Kingsway. They provide programs and activities for all ages and abilities, as well as excellent amenities including a dance and yoga studio, fitness centre, steam room, games room, climbing wall and a child care centre.  There’s also a café and the Mount Pleasant Branch of the Vancouver Public Library,

There’s two elementary schools in Mount Pleasant, Florence Nightingale and Fraser Elementary. Public secondary schools in the area include Sir Charles Tupper Secondary, Templeton Secondary and Vancouver Technical while St. Francis Xavier, St. Patrick’s Elementary and St. Patrick’s Secondary are private schooling options. Great Northern Way Campus, which is supported  by SFU, UBC, BCIT and Emily Carr School of Art, offers an incredible selection of post-secondary classes. 

Shop & Dine

The neighbourhood is packed with stylish breweries, vintage boutiques and eclectic eateries, creating a "hipster-preferred ‘hood".

For many locals and visitors, the neighbourhood’s biggest draw is the incredible number of craft breweries paying homage to the history of Brewery Creek. Starting at East 2nd Avenue and strolling up to East 8th Avenue, you’ll pass at least a handful of tasting rooms, each showcasing the city’s thriving craft brew culture.

Main Street is a grand place to find eclectic eats that will take your taste buds on a journey to the Middle East, Malaysia, South India or Peru. This is also an ideal ‘hood to nosh on health-conscious vegetarian and vegan fare.

Mount Pleasant is also a big draw for coffee cravers, who gravitate to some of the city’s most renowned coffee roasters and cafés.

Learn more about the Main Street shopping district. →

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