Buy Local Ambleside-Dundarave

When you buy local, you help build a stronger communities. Local businesses buy from other businesses in the community — growers, makers, manufacturers, graphic designers, accountants, repair services and credit unions, just to name a few. So many Squamish businesses are committed to buying local and supporting a strong community — discover the stories of how Ambleside-Dundarave businesses keep your community strong!

The B.C. Buy Local campaign encourages consumers to shift at least 1% of their spending — just $15 — to a local business, or a local grown or local made product. If all consumers make a 1% shift, it will create 3,100 jobs and sends $94M in wages to workers in B.C. Check out more reasons to buy local.

Ambleside Beach is West Vancouver’s town hub – a beautiful beach community that is home to specialty stores and year-round festivals celebrating creativity. It’s the perfect place to shop and stroll. Our lively main street connects local shops with our beautiful waterfront SeaWalk. We’re home to a variety of independent businesses, from specialty boutiques offering the latest fashions, to shops where you can find tools to express your creativity, professional services to satisfy your needs, and more.

Dundarave Village is West Vancouver’s dining destination – a quaint, welcoming and walkable seaside community. Come escape the big city with our historic village’s shopping and dining opportunities. Dundarave Village is home to a variety of independent businesses that you can explore on a stroll between fantastic meals. You’ll love the welcoming atmosphere of our local shops and services, where you can find unique gifts, craft and gardening supplies, antiques to decorate your home, ways to pamper yourself, and more.

Explore our shops by visiting our Shops and Services directory.

Ambleside-Dundarave Business Improvement Association (ADBIA) is an independent, non-profit association that provides a strong, unified voice for local businesses. The ADBIA highlights the unique shopping, dining and cultural experiences offered by our communities, as well as our spectacular waterfront. We also partner with the District of West Vancouver to improve our neighbourhoods, grow our communities and ensure businesses thrive. Our goal is to make Ambleside Beach and Dundarave Village the daytrip destinations of choice for West Vancouver residents and visitors.

Our local independent businesses offer seaside shopping opportunities and professional services. Whether you want to find the perfect gift, express your creativity, or just pamper yourself, you can find it all here using the ADBIA Directory.

Sponsors & Partners

  • Vancity
  • Ambleside-Dundarave Village


The Bakehouse

The Bakehouse in Dundarave Village is a bakery/restaurant in Dundarave Village, West Vancouver. The Bakehouse is the perfect place for great coffee, breakfast, lunch, and delicious baked goods. They specialize in comfort foods and farmhouse style baking, baking... Continue reading »

Mangia E Bevi Ristorante

Mangia E Bevi Ristorante offers a classic Italian-inspired menu in a warm and inviting ambience. It was born from the desire of owners Rob Parrott and Doug Grisdale, along with Antonio Sauro, to create a neighbourhood gathering place... Continue reading »

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