Celebrate the season of gratitude with delectable dine-in and takeout options from these Greater Vancouver restaurants and caterers
1. The Lazy Gourmet
The Lazy Gourmet is bringing back its holiday menu, complete with a Hallmark Farms turkey with chicken apple sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, broccolini, mixed greens salad and pumpkin cream puffs. The lunch menu costs $38 per guest with a minimum order of 10 guests, and thee dinner menu costs $46 per guest, with a minimum order of six guests.
1545 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver; Details online; Call 604-734-2507 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to place an order; Order by September 29th.
2. Railtown Catering
Railtown Catering’s Thanksgiving To-Go is back for another year of easy holiday prep. Everything is fully cooked and comes in either a full-size or half-size option. The half-size package includes half a pre-carved turkey and costs $309, serving five to six guests, while the full-size package costs $449, serves 10 to 12 guests, and includes a whole turkey. Both packages also come with maple-glazed sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts and pecan pie for dessert.
397 Railway Street, Vancouver; Details online; Order online by October 4th.
ARC at Fairmont Waterfront is offering both a Thanksgiving dinner and brunch menu this year to meet all your dining needs. The four-course dinner menu consists of butternut squash bisque, endive salad, classic turkey dinner served family-style and pumpkin sticky toffee pudding for dessert. This menu is available on October 8th and 9th for $89 per adult, and $59 for children aged six to 12. Hoping to celebrate earlier in the day? ARC’s bottomless Thanksgiving brunch is the option for you. Gather the entire family and enjoy unlimited brunch plates at $65 per adult and $32 for children aged six to 12 (available October 7 to 9).
900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver; Reserve for dinner here; Reserve for lunch here.
4. Truffles Fine Foods
Truffles Fine Foods is offering take-home Thanksgiving dinner options for all the meat-eaters and plant-based patrons. The traditional turkey dinner for four features roasted turkey breast and leg, apple and onion stuffing, garlic mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts, roasted carrots and pumpkin pie for $180. The plant-based version also feeds four, and features a roasted vegetable loaf with cranberry glaze, butternut squash and cauliflower stuffing, a Brussels sprouts and broccoli salad, a spice cake, plus more. The plant-based package costs $160 and is entirely gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan!
8286 Sherbrooke Street, Vancouver; Details online; Order here by October 2nd; Delivery is available.
5. Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar
Available for both dine-in and to-go, Boulevard’s Thanksgiving turkey menu offers an effortless meal to be shared with your loved ones. The to-go packages feature a sage-roasted turkey, spiced butternut squash soup and pumpkin pie with sweet vanilla chantilly. These packages are available both hot or cold, and come in either a large pack that feeds eight ($465) or a small pack that feeds four ($295). Looking to do a fancy night out? Boulevard is offering an alternative three-course menu for dine-in guests, showcasing a roasted Fraser Valley turkey, butternut squash velouté and pumpkin tart. The dine-in menu is available for $86 per person, with an optional wine pairing at $48 per person.
845 Burrard Street, Vancouver; Dine-in details online; Order to-go here by October 3rd.
As part of their Thanksgiving dine-in menu, Notch8 at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver will be offering up a dinner with maple sweet potato soup, roasted Fraser Valley turkey with savoury sage stuffing and pumpkin pie with butter pecan ice cream. This dine-in menu is available October 7 to 9 and costs $79 per adult and $40 for children under 12. Hoping to have a more intimate Thanksgiving meal at home? Notch8 has your back with their turkey to-go option. To-go packages come in a four- to five-serving option ($299) and an eight- to 10-serving option ($499). A reminder that these packages are available for pick-up on October 8th only.
900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver; Dine-in details online; Order to-go here by October 2nd.
Globe@YVR is offering a three-course Thanksgiving dinner menu for $85 per person this fall season. Guests can enjoy an indulgent meal with roasted squash and apple bisque for starters, free range turkey with traditional stuffing as a main and traditional pecan pie for dessert. In addition to having a good time dining with loved ones while overlooking the airplane runway, guests can also enjoy free parking at YVR. Alternatively, you can order a take-home turkey package for $469 (serves eight to 10), or for $129 (serves two). The dine-in menu is only available on October 9th, whereas the take-home turkey package will be available for pick up from October 7 to 9.
3111 Grant McConachie Way, Richmond; Dine-in details online; Order to-go here with one day notice.
8. H Tasting Lounge
H Tasting Lounge at The Westin Bayshore is bringing back their Thanksgiving takeout menu for your convenience. Pick from a full turkey takeout meal that feeds eight to 10 at $425, or a carvery to-go package that costs $55 per person (two-serving minimum order). Both packages come with roasted turkey, buttermilk mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts, roasted maple-glazed root vegetables, apple and dried-fruit brioche stuffing and pumpkin pie with chantilly cream. Orders are available for pick up on October 8th only.
1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver; Order here by October 5th.
Revel in views of autumnal leaves while indulging in a turkey dinner at Forage on Robson Street. The $75 dine-in set menu includes a kale and arugula salad, roasted turkey with chanterelle mushroom and turkey-chorizo stuffing, smoked boneless Fraser Valley pork rack with honey-garlic Brussels sprouts and sticky toffee pudding for dessert. A takeout package featuring a whole roasted turkey dinner with stuffing, gravy, potatoes and cranberry sauce is also available for $55. The takeout packages are ready for pick up on October 8 and 9.
1300 Robson Street, Vancouver; Reserve online; Order takeout here by October 6th.
Glowbal’s Thanksgiving brunch offering is your best bet for satisfying different food preferences for a big family. The buffet features delectable chilled seafood, made-to-order omelettes, a prime beef carving station, roasted turkey, Thanksgiving stuffing, caramel apple cake and, of course, pumpkin pie. There is truly something for everyone, from the kids to the grandparents. This brunch buffet is only available on October 8th and costs $85 per adult and $30 for kids aged 12 and under.
590 W Georgia Street, Vancouver; Details online; Reserve a table here.
11. Honey Salt
Feel like doing a a little gambling with friends and fam after turkey dinner? Head down to Honey Salt at the Parq Casino and enjoy a dine-in meal (prix fixe and à la carte options are available) designed to offer you the quintessential Thanksgiving experience. Start with a holiday-inspired salad ($18) with Brussels sprout leaves, blue cheese, gala apple, local greens, candied pecans and smoked bacon dressing. For your main coarse, carve into herb-roasted turkey ($36) with sourdough stuffing, Brussels sprouts, acorn squash, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and pan gravy. For dessert, enjoy classic pumpkin pie ($12) with butter crust and vanilla whipped cream (you can also take home a whole pie for $30). For those who prefer to celebrate in the comfort of their own homes, Honey Salt also offers a Thanksgiving to-go menu. Choose from a selection of dishes and order by October 4.
12. Straight and Marrow
Now here's something different! Straight and Marrow is serving up Thanksgiving-inspired ramen, complete with all the fixings. Noodles are nested in a miso foie gras broth with turkey chunks, savory bacon and roasted Brussels sprouts. Get this special offer while you can as it's only available throughout the long weekend.
13. The Flying Pig
The Flying Pig always offers up some of the best comfort food in town, and their Thanksgiving menu won't disappoint. On Sunday, October 8, both the Yaletown and Olympic Village locations will be serving up local Fraser Valley white and dark turkey meat, creamy buttermilk mashed potatoes, house-made stuffing, a medley of autumn vegetables, rich turkey gravy, and their signature cranberry sauce. For dessert, indulge in pumpkin pie with caramel sauce and spiced chantilly cream. The meal costs $32 per person, with the slice of pumpkin pie available for an additional $9.50. The Flying Pig will also be serving Thanksgiving brunch on Monday, October 9th from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Here's another non-traditional option! Gringo puts a "south-of-the-border twist" on Thanksgiving with a special feature named "Let's Get Basted": ground turkey chorizo topped with zesty lime crema, crispy kale for crunch, a sweet and tangy blueberry relish and a finishing touch of pickled red onions. You can enjoy this dish as a taco, burrito, quesadilla or a hearty bowl.
15. Fable Kitchen
On Sunday October 8, Fable Kitchen is offering a prix-fixe menu featuring charred Brussels sprouts as a starter, turkey roulade (dried plum and sage stuffed turkey breast, mashed potato, balsamic glazed carrot, squash purée, marsala chicken jus reduction) as a main and poached pear for dessert. On Sunday and Monday, you can order à la carte from the seasonal menu.
16. Fanny Bay Oysters Bar & Shellfish Market
On Thanksgiving weekend, Fanny Bay Oysters is featuring a special oyster, alongside an array of fresh mussels and clams at their market. Stop by to pick up these offerings to "add a touch of coastal indulgence to your Thanksgiving dinner at home."
17. Five Sails
From October 6 to 9, Five Sails is offering up a Thanksgiving feast at a price of $130 per guest. Begin with an assortment of small bites, including Gruyère and parsnip gougères, savory squash tartlet and duck rillette toast. Next, enjoy a salt-baked celeriac soup, accompanied by Dungeness crab croquettes, crème fraiche, birch-glazed pumpkin seeds and thyme oil. For the main course, dig into a turkey dinner, complete with brioche stuffing, mashed potato and cranberry calvados gravy, or Canadian beef filet mignon paired with torchon foie gras. Prefer a veggie option? Go with the ricotta and pumpkin gnocchi with black winter truffle, sage, brown butter emulsion and toasted walnuts. Wrap up your meal with a sweet finish and enjoy pumpkin tart complemented by toasted walnut miso ice cream.