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Are you and your family considering making the move to North Delta? If you’re not already, you should get acquainted with all the city has to offer. Sitting just about 30 minutes outside of Vancouver, North Delta has become the ideal central location to live whether you have a family or flying solo. You can easily take a quick drive downtown into the bustling city or spend a leisurely day out in the peaceful Fraser Valley
The best part is, when you live in North Delta, you don’t have to travel far outside your own backyard to take advantage of the incredible nearby scenery. The community is full of beautiful parks and recreational areas for whenever you feel like getting out into nature.
Not only is it home to gorgeous lush green forests and trails, but the city has some amazing local businesses that make it the perfect place to buy or rent a property. With everything from trendy restaurants and retail shops to beauty and spa services, the area is incredibly diverse. That’s the greatest thing about North Delta—it truly has something for everyone. Below, we’ve compiled a list of some of the great local businesses in the area to help you decide if North Delta is right for you. Let’s jump right into it!
Akari Japanese Restaurant
What is a home without having a great sushi joint on speed dial? Akari is voted the best Japanese restaurant in the neighbourhood—and for good reason. You won’t want to go anywhere else after you taste how fresh their menu is. You can dine in or have your food delivered, but it’s always a fun experience to stop by the restaurant. You have to try their crispy tempura at least once—it’s made by their tempura master of 20 years. Akari is also well-known for their Wine Wednesdays, which makes for a nice midweek date night and 15% off bottles.
You simply can’t pass through North Delta without trying Apollo Pizza at least once. They’ve been serving the Delta area for over 20 years and have become a staple in the community. You can dine in to enjoy Apollo’s hospitality or order in for a cozy night at home. Their pizza is to die for—and their prices are even better. They always have delicious Italian combos at special prices that come with add-ons like tossed green salad and garlic bread. Their super family deals make Apollo’s the perfect choice for movie night or entertaining guests.
Cactus Club Cafe
If you haven’t already tried Cactus Club, you’re missing out. The North Delta location is a hotspot among locals thanks to their great patio, excellent service, and amazing food created by Canadian Chef Feenie himself. Whether you’re sharing the three-course steak dinner for two or just stopping by for appies, the menu doesn’t disappoint. Plus, you won’t want to miss out on their incredible cocktail menu at happy hour—you can even get it delivered to your home with DoorDash right now. Did someone say passion fruit Bellini to go?
Greek Fellas Restaurant
Are you a fan of authentic Greek cuisine? Let’s face it, who isn’t? When the mood hits, Greek Fellas should be at the top of your list of restaurants to check out. Not only do you get amazing hospitality when you dine in, but you can also take out delicious home-cooked meals for parties and special occasions. Their famous specialty is the Platter for Two and it’s a must-try! As the owners say, ‘A delicious taste of Greece in your neighbourhood.’ Once you give them a try, you won’t want to have it any other way.
Manchu & Masala is a take-out store with a unique fusion of Indian and Chinese food. It’s a family-run business that uses nothing but the highest quality ingredients. The best part is, you won’t find their tasty family recipes anywhere else. You can find a wide array of delicious dishes, including vegetarian and less spicy options to suit your specific diet preferences. Their prices are excellent so it’s recommended to order a variety of different dishes to dig into at home.
This restaurant brings an authentic taste of India right to your neighbourhood. One of the founding principles of Tasty Indian Bistro is to give each customer the feeling that they’re in the Taj Mahal as soon as they walk in the door. The staff have impeccable hospitality and create the ultimate dining experience every single time. The Tasty brand has built a name for themselves thanks to their huge array of incredibly flavourful dishes. Don’t let this bistro pass you by without trying their Devil’s Drumstick or Chicken Tikka.
Altmaerker German Sausage House & Deli
This German sausage house and deli has been popular since it first opened in 2012. Family-owned and operated, Altmaerker is run by a couple who immigrated from Germany. Their deli is full of homemade sausages, quality meats, and mouthwatering ready-to-eat sandwiches. Their sausages are gluten-free and aren’t made with any fillers, so you know you’re getting only the highest quality meats. Don’t stop by without trying their Schwarzwälder Schinken which has quickly become famous throughout the North Delta community.
North Delta and the surrounding areas are full of gorgeous parks and trails for biking. That’s probably family why Cap’s South Shore Cycle has been so popular since it was founded in 1932. It’s family-owned, independently operated, and is the go-to store for all things biking and repairs. With bicycles for eBiking, city commuting, mountain biking, and road biking—you’ll find all of your family’s cycling needs here. Plus, if you’re in the market for a kid’s bike, this is the perfect place. They have a trading program that will come in handy for your children’s’ inevitable growth spurts. When you purchase any new kid’s bike, you can trade it in for a larger one later. Cap’s South Shore Cycle is also known to host community riding events from time to time, like the Top O’ the Morning Group Ride and Delta Watershed Group Ride. If that sounds like your cup of tea then you’re in the right place.
Whether you’re buying your loved one a gift or simply treating yourself, Gold Star Jewellers is full of stunning collections from custom designers. More than just diamonds—be sure to have a look at their precious gemstones, customizable bands, silver collection, and gifts under $300
M&M Food Market is the go-to retailer for frozen meats, entrees, and appetizers of all kinds. They’ve been in business for over 40 years thanks to great customer service and how they’ve created an easy shopping experience. It’s convenient and easier than ever to prepare restaurant-quality food at home. If you’re having a get-together or event of any kind, this mini supermarket is an absolute essential. They don’t use artificial colours, flavors, or sweeteners of any kind so you know you’ll be serving only quality food.
Are you a fan of whipping up home-cooked meals? If so, then you’re going to love this one. Tropical Farm Market is the North Delta community’s go-to-market for fresh fruit and meat. Locals love it because it’s family-operated and the owners have nothing but the highest standards for quality. It’s packed full of all the grocery necessities you’ll need and even offers wholesale prices for businesses. Plus, there are so many benefits to shopping locally—the biggest one being a lower price tag for you.
More than just your average liquor store, Viti Wine and Lager is stocked with specialty wines, craft beer, and fine scotch. Are you a fan of Okanagan wine? Instead of stocking up on your next road trip, you can find many of your favorite bottles in Viti’s. Their goal is to sell highly sought-after products that you don’t find anywhere else in the Lower Mainland. They also keep all of the most common favorites on hand, making it one of the best one-stop shops.
Kenza Day Spa is a local favorite for relaxation treatments like Swedish massages, HydroFacials, body wraps, and a full day at the spa package. It’s also your one-stop shop for other services like permanent makeup, nails, teeth whitening, micro-needling, laser hair removal, and ear piercing. The owner, Najwa Bayaty, is a talented aesthetician, and her hard work shows. Check out the ‘Best Day Spa in Surrey and Delta’ — as voted multiple times.
Every man needs his go-to barber close by. Nordel Barber Shop could become your next second home. Locals love this father and son-run barbershop, which has been known as one of the best in North Delta for over 32 years. Whether you’re looking for a fresh fade or a trim for your long locks, these barbers won’t let you down. They specialize in long and short haircuts for men and children of all ages. Check them out when you’re in the area.
If you buy a new home in North Delta, why not treat yourself to a new hairstyle as well? Salon Cirillo has amazing innovative stylists and they’ve been voted ‘Best Hair Salon in Delta’ by the Now Reader’s Choice Award. Your hairstylist will choose a specific shampoo for your hair type and then give you a relaxing scalp and neck massage as they wash your hair. Nothing rids you of the week’s tensions quite like a quick midday massage. Take advantage of their easy online booking form to see what all the rage is yourself.
If you’ve ever wanted an all-hours gym nearby, you’re in luck. Cave Athletics runs 24-hours a day from Monday to Friday. The only caveat is they close at midnight on Saturday and Sunday, but that still gives you plenty of time to get a workout in. They have everything you need from a wide variety of free weights and machines, to fully equipped cardio areas. And if you feel like enrolling in personal training or boxing classes with a certified trainer—well, they have those too. Best of all, their memberships are affordably priced. You can opt to pay fortnightly or upfront, with plenty of different options to suit your needs.
Are you interested in learning modern Japanese martial arts? This drop-in aikido practice is held every Wednesday at the gymnasium in the North Delta Recreation Centre. It’s run by four-time black belt and chief instructor, Kim Riddick, as well as his assistants. Kim’s teachings are based upon the principles of relaxing the mind and body, rather than simply fighting another person. The art helps teach incredible discipline and self-defense to men and women of all ages.
There’s nothing more healing than infrared heat yoga and fitness fusion classes. With intensities for people of all fitness levels, Oxygen has something for everyone. You can drop in for a single class, take advantage of an unlimited membership, or buy a 10-session punch pass to use at your convenience. If it’s your first time at Oxygen Yoga, they also offer a week-long trial pass to see if you like the studio. You can even take advantage of $9.99 virtual classes right now if you’d prefer to work out at home.
Happy House Hunting!
We hope this compilation of great local businesses has made your search for finding the perfect home a bit easier. Discovering the local community is such an important factor when it comes to choosing where to rent or buy property. As you can see, North Delta has so much to offer in terms of incredible businesses and family-run shops. This is one of the main reasons so many locals love the city and continue to choose North Delta as their home. If you have any questions about the local community, don’t hesitate to reach out at any time. We are more than happy to tell you more about renting or buying in the area.