Rice’N Spice was established in 1992 in the Carlyle Food Court in downtown Vancouver. Starting with a menu consisting of only several dishes from Sri-Lanka, our family run restaurant quickly grew to having one of the richest combinations of meat and vegetable dishes in the city, expanding the original tastes of Sri-Lanka curries with Mediterranean and South East Asian flavors.
In 2003, we moved to the Royal Centre Food Court and quickly became famous for our long line-ups and our commitment for consistent, fresh and healthy foods. We grind and mix our own spices to make sure that they are pure and fresh. We marinate our shawarma overnight in our original recipe, and carry a wide variety of vegetarian items that are 100% vegan and gluten free. Our curries are unique to our restaurant with a twist to original recipes from the countries they originated from. We also do not use any food preservatives or M.S.G. in our curries and our meats are cut extra lean and slow cooked for tender and flavorful results.
In 2012, the doors to our new location on Hamilton Street opened to businesses and residents of Yaletown. In 2014, we opened our third location in the newly renovated Harbour Centre on the edge of historic Gastown. In the coming years we hope to continue to provide the same healthy meals with the consistency and high quality our clients have come to expect from us over the past two decades.