EATING PLACES ON- AND OFF-CAMPUS
Downtown Vancouver is a 20 minute ride from UBC and has a variety of ethnic restaurants. There are taxis around Gage Residence or buses from the bus loop just behind the Student Union Building will take you downtown and run every 10-15 minutes. See Getting Downtown from UBC
Granville Island is a fun place to visit---it has a great market, restaurants, craft and book shops and there are aqua buses from Granville Island that will take you to the downtown area.
Other information is available at the Visit Vancouver site, courtesy of The Greater Vancouver Convention and Visitors Bureau (GVCVB), British Columbia, Canada.