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Welcome To The Tomahawk

  • Try Our Legendary Burgers

    Tomahawk's famous hamburgers are named after some of the Indian Chiefs Chick had know over the years; a tribute to his friends.

  • Proudly Serving Families Great Food Since 1926

  • Tomahawk History

    The original Tomahawk owner Chick Chamberlain began collecting interesting hand-crafted artifacts from the Indians about 80 years ago. Included in the collection were hand made pots, drums, cooking utensils, large and small totem poles, masks and other beautifully carved objects. Since then they have become a great historical value.

  • Come Visit!

    Please visit us after this virtual tour, and let Chuck and his staff treat you to a great meal and a culturaly enriching experience.

Old Photo Of Tomahawk BBQ

Tomahawk Memories

"Oh the memories! Back in the day it was a real treat to be taken to the Tomahawk for breakfast. As a child I remember walking in there and just being in total awe of the surroundings, artifacts etc. A stroll down memory lane certainly does the heart good..." {more...}

Chuck Chamberlain

Contact Us

Come down in person and say hello! See our amazing collection of Native art, vintage posters and other great selections of North Shore memorabilia. If you're hungry, you have to try our legendary Yukon Style Bacon and Eggs, it's incredible {more...}


Our Menu

We only buy and serve 100% premium certified ORGANIC ground beef from The Blue Goose Cattle Company! That means they ensure: I'm Organic. No growth-hormones or antibiotics are ever administered to the herd. The animals are free to range and graze on organic pastures {more...}


Our History

The tomahawk story is the life of chick chamberlain, its founder and owner since it opened in 1926. Even before 1926, Chamberlain was in the restaurant business on the north shore. It all started in the early 1920's when {more...}


News & Awards

Tomahawk BBQ on "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives"

A storied North Vancouver restaurant may soon be flooded with visitors from all over North America, after it was selected to feature on the hit Food Network TV series Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.

The Tomahawk Restaurant has been serving its popular burgers and breakfasts alongside unique aboriginal art work since 1926, making it the oldest family-run eatery in Canada.

It's already something of an institution on the North Shore, but it will soon be known across the continent after it appears on the show {more...}

Tomahawk BBQ on "You Gotta Eat Here"

The Tomahawk--it's a North Shore institution with a loyal fan base that goes well beyond North and West Vancouver.

It's fitting then, that a new television series, You Gotta Eat Here!, set to air in the new year on Food Network Canada, has opted to showcase the North Vancouver restaurant's sensational, belly bursting fare in its first season.

"I can't tell you how much fun we had at the Tomahawk and how lovely [owner Chuck Chamberlain] and everybody there was," says host John Catucci, following two days of filming there last month {more...}

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