26 Local Feasts to Indulge in This Thanksgiving

Celebrate Thanksgiving with your intimate bubble and these delicious eats from in and around the city

Celebrate Thanksgiving with your intimate bubble and these delicious eats from in and around the city

1. Sequoia Company of Restaurants

Doing this a little different this year, four of Vancouver’s most loved, picturesque restaurants, The TeahouseSeasons in the ParkCardero’s and The Sandbar are celebrating the Thanksgiving season by offering prepared ‘Thanksgiving Dinner for Two’ takeout meals alongside their traditional dine-in dinner services. Each dine-in experience is priced at $42 per person whilst the take home option is $69 for two. 

Situated in the heart of Stanley Park, The Teahouse Thanksgiving dinner offers a choice of roasted butternut squash soup or autumn salad, followed by traditional turkey served with mashed potatoes, chestnut stuffing, veggies, sage apple jus and cranberry sauce. And for desert, guests can indulge in sticky sweet caramelized apple cheesecake with cranberry glaze and hazelnut crust. 

The floor to ceiling windows in Vancouver’s Seasons in the Park are not the only draw this Thanksgiving. Dinner includes an appetizer choice of butternut squash soup or a harvest salad, a main course of oven-roasted turkey served with mashed potatoes, cranberry herb stuffing, autumn vegetables, cranberry sauce and pan gravy, plus classic pumpkin pie with whipped cream for dessert.

Coal Harbour hotspot Cardero’s Thanksgiving dinner menu starts with a butternut squash soup or kale rustic salad, followed by an oven-roasted turkey accompanied by buttery mashed potatoes, pork and herb stuffing, autumn vegetables, cognac pan jus and traditional cranberry orange sauce with a pumpkin cheesecake to finish.

Granville Island icon The Sandbar will be offering butternut squash soup or fall salad to start, followed by a main course of oven roasted turkey with sage au jus, garlic mashed potatoes, Brussel sprouts, candied carrots and stuffing accompanied by a pear and cranberry chutney. Guests will end the meal with a classic pumpkin pie.
Dine-in meals and takeout service available on Sunday, October 11th and Monday, October 12th; Details online

2. Home for Dinner

Reunite with your loved ones this fall and take part in the ‘Home for Dinner’ initiative to help support families by raising funds for Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon. Home for Dinner invites you to host a Thanksgiving dinner with your bubble in support of families who have found a home away from home at RMH BC while their child receives life-saving medical treatment. Instead of bringing a bottle of wine or side dish to dinner, the scheme encourages you and your guests to make a donation to the cause and contribute to something more meaningful that will ensure families can continue to share moments a lot of us take for granted, like sharing a meal together. 
Details online

3. Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts

Offering a three-course Thanksgiving dinner, PICA’s mouthwatering options include thyme and honey brined oven roasted turkey breast, maple bacon brussel sprouts, sage and cranberry stuffing, nutmeg duchess potatoes and classic turkey gravy with orange and cranberry sauce. A selection of pies from pumpkin, apple and pecan are also available to tend to that sweet tooth of yours. The dinners range from $39 to $41 per person, depending on desert selection. PICA will also have individual Turkey To-Go meals available from October 7th to 11th. Pies and tarts are available to order now for pickup from October 1st through to Sunday, October 11th.
Preorder by calling 604.734.4488 

4. The Lazy Gourmet

Celebrate fall traditions with help from Vancouver’s pioneering catering company, The Lazy Gourmet, and devour a menu that ‘brings familiarity and comfort for people during Thanksgiving’. The two main dishes include the classic Herb de Provence Lemon Roasted Turkey and a vegan Beet Wellington with mushroom duxelles and puff pastry. Both dishes come with all the fixings and dessert and range between $28 to $36 depending on your options. 
Pre-order online, call 604-734-2507 or email catering@lazygourmet.ca by October 7th for pick-up or for delivery from October 9th through 11th

5. Fable Diner

Offering up a special Thanksgiving dinner from 4 p.m. to close, Fable Diner’s classic turkey feast includes stuffing, mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables, house-made cranberry sauce and gravy, with the option to add a slice of pumpkin pie at the end. The delicious dinner is priced at $20, with the additional desert only $5. 
Sunday, October 11th; Reservations are highly recommended; Dinner is also available all day for pickup; Order online

6. The Flying Pig

One of the city’s favourites, spend your Thanksgiving dining on the traditional turkey dinner at the Flying Pig and enjoy a slow roasted, free range turkey with a brioche stuffing, mashed potatoes, peas, carrots, house-made cranberry sauce and gravy for $29. Just make sure to wear your stretchy pants. 
Sunday, October 11th; Reservations are available online

7. Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar

Offering a decadent three-course turkey feast to-go, Boulevard, the newly crowned Restaurant of the Year’s Thanksgiving extravaganza features a brined and sage-roasted breast, slow roasted turkey legs, all the fixings, classic sides, and the much-loved Boulevard cornbread. The to-go meals are available in two sizes (full pack for $359 feeds 10, and half pack for $198 feeds five).
Available for pickup October 9th, 10th & 11th, between 11:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.; Order online between September 16th until October 6th

8. Five Sails + Pan Pacific Vancouver

Offering a very special chef inspired West Coast fare, you’ll feel extremely thankful spending your weekend at Five Sails. Starting with a sparkling cocktail and pumpkin veloute, before indulging on a duo of duck stuffed with chestnut, Foie Gras, confit apples, brioche, wild mushrooms and truffle with Yukon gold espuma and a blackberry duck jus, finished with a house-made pistachio crème brule. Available for $115 per person. To celebrate, Pan Pacific Vancouver is also offering a special deal during Thanksgiving weekend, enjoy deluxe room for $199 plus tax or deluxe harbour view room for $239 plus tax until October 16th.
Dinner available Sunday, October 11th & Monday, October 12th; Reservations online

9. Railtown Catering

Head to Railtown Catering this Thanksgiving for a mess- and stress-free dinner. Making the holidays easier with their famous Turkey To-Go packages include sage roasted turkey, wild flower honey and ginger infused cranberry sauce, dried apricot chestnut and brioche bread stuffing, maple glazed sweet potatoes and so much more. Dinner packages will be available in two sizes, the full package includes a whole turkey and feeds eight to 10 people for $339, and, as many of us will be gathering in smaller bubbles this year, the team is offering a half package that feeds up to five for $239.
Order online by Wednesday, October 7th at 12:00 p.m.; Pickup from the 397 Railtown Street location between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on October 10th, 11th or 12th; Delivery is offered throughout the Lower Mainland for additional charge; Additionally, the team will be offering a ready-to-eat “Hot Pick Up” service available Sunday, October 11th and Monday, October 12th between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., available for an additional $50 per package


10. Rocky Mtn. Chocolate

Treat your guests (and yourself) to a variety of Rocky Mountain Chocolate’s fall features, including sticky caramel apples, milk chocolate balls and bars and assorted gift packages, ranging from $30 to $135. They are ideal for enjoying at home with family and friends. This year’s seasonal offerings also include premium showpiece items such as a 1.5 ounce dark chocolate turkey. Perfect to use as place card holders on your Thanksgiving dinner table.
Order online

11. Fairmont Hotels in Vancouver and Victoria

Dine-in offerings and take-home options, Fairmont hotels have you covered this Thanksgiving…

The Fairmont Empress in Victoria presents two options with a ready-to-roast option for $374, with the turkey trussed and ready to put into the oven. If you haven’t the time to cook, why not pick up the completely cooked, hot and ready to serve turkey dinner option for $339. Both serve 10 adults and come with all the traditional fixings, as well as a number of optional add-ons available.
Order online

Notch8 at the Fairmont Vancouver will be offering up a whole roasted Fraser Valley turkey-to-go with all the traditional fixings and a number of optional add-ons for $499. The dinner serves 10 and you can schedule a contactless pick-up through the main drive entrance. If it’s a dine-in option you’d prefer, opt for an indulgent three-course family style Thanksgiving menu. Priced at $68 per person ($34 for children), this experience showcases such holiday favourites as butternut squash soup, roasted Fraser Valley turkey with all the trimmings and a sweet finish of pecan and pumpkin tarts.
Dinner available Sunday, October 11th from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Order online

Treat the family to an unique and delicious brunch this Thanksgiving at the Fairmont Pacific Rim’s, the Botanist. Start with a welcome glass of sparkling wine upon arrival, brunch inspired cocktail and the option of a two or three-course menu ($56 to $62). With featured dishes, guests can start with smashed avocado toast, chia seed pudding or the hand-cut beef tartare, followed by a selection of  Botanist classics like the brioche french toast, wild mushroom risotto or the signature Botanist benedict. 
Available Saturday, October 10th & Sunday, October 11th from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; Details online

Enjoy a festive dinner at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport with a three-course dinner featuring everyone’s favourite holiday dishes, from slow roasted Fraser Valley turkey to traditional pumpkin pie, priced at $65 per person. For those who want to stay home in sweats, the Turkey-To-Go menu comes complete with everything needed to create a memorable holiday dinner and priced at $399, and serving eight to 10 people.
Dinner will be available Saturday, October 10th to Monday, October 12th, with seatings starting at 5:00 p.m. daily; For take out, order by October 7th for pick-up on Sunday, October 11th or Monday, October 12th; Reserve for both options by calling 604.248.3281 or email vancouverairport@fairmont.com

12. Glowbal Restaurant

Offering Thanksgiving at home for $35 a head, Glowbal will do the hard work so you don’t have too. Fully preparing and cooking dinner for you, the three-course meal will include your choice of salad, seasoned turkey breast, turkey leg roulade traditional stuffing, maple-glazed root vegetables, buttermilk mash, broccoli and cauliflower casserole with a pumpkin tart for dessert. You also have the option to add-on a seafood package that includes lemon butter poached lobster tail, tiger prawns, snow crab legs plus more for just $35. 
Order online for pickup or to select your reservation time for Sunday, October 12th

13. Honey Salt

Offering a three-course prix fixe menu for just $49, Honey Salt’s Thanksgiving feast will include a Thai spiced kobucha squash soup to start, follow by turkey two-ways with brussel sprouts and smokey bacon, maple glazed carrots, mash, stuffing, gravy and house-made cranberry sauce. To finish a house-made pumpkin pie with butter crust, chantilly cream and salted caramel. Guests can also take an alternative Thanksgiving meal to go and Executive Chef, Cameron will provide easy to follow heating instructions to ensure you have the perfect Thanksgiving meal.
Order online by Wednesday, October 7th; Available from Friday, October 9th to Monday, October 12th

14. Gotham Steakhouse and Bar

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Gotham this Thanksgiving and celebrate with their featured house-made pumpkin cheesecake. With a ginger snap crumb crust, organic pumpkin puree, and a delightful mix of seasonal spices like cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger, topped with a caramel sauce and whipped cream for garnish, you won’t want to miss this one. 
Available Saturday, October 10th to Saturday, October 31st; $13.50 each

15. Temper Chocolate and Pastry

Launching Tuesday, September 29th, Temper will be featuring Autumnal-inspired items that include Thanksgiving treats, pumpkin-infused pastries and specialty drinks. Indulge in pumpkin pie with individual servings priced at $9 and large servings for 10 to 12 people priced at $39 (pickup exclusively on Saturday, October 10th and Sunday, October 11th). Or treat yourself to pumpkin cheesecake ($38, serving six to eight), pumpkin scones ($4.20 each) and more!
Available to pre-order now and arriving in-store on Tuesday, September 29th; Order online

16. Cibo Trattoria

Exclusively from Saturday, October 10th to Monday, October 12th, Cibo Thanksgiving feast  offers a trio of rustic-yet-elegant dishes available à la carte or as a three-course menu for $50 per person with a special feature cocktail available at both Cibo and its next-door sister hotspot Uva Wine and Cocktail Bar. Including pork-stuffed tortellini, Turkey and all the trimmings and pumpkin pie.
Reservations can be made via OpenTable or by calling the restaurant at 604-602-9570

17. Juke Fried Chicken

Crowd favourite, Juke Fried Chicken will be serving up a Turducken Feast that includes a three-in-one showstopper of a centrepiece featuring roasted turkey, duck and chicken, an array of hearty, homespun (and gluten-free) sides, as well as detailed written and video instructions from Juke Chef and Co-Owner Bryan Satterford. Sides include scalloped potatoes, brussels sprouts with bacon jam, roasted squash with carrots and pumpkin-seed dukkah, jalapeño cornbread with whipped schmaltz, honey and thyme, cranberry sauce and turkey gravy. Available for $159 and feeds four. 
Order online and pick up Friday, October 9th to Sunday, October 11th

18. Beetbox

For Thanksgiving weekend only, vegan hot spot, Beetbox will be offering a fried chick-un sandwich ($9.50) that includes cranberry sauce, celery stuffing, Brussels slaw, and gravy vegan mayo. A perfect fit for the occasion. 
Available for dine-in and pick up from Friday, October 9th to Monday, October 12th


19. Ladurée

Treat yourself and your guests this Thanksgiving with a beautiful pumpkin tart from Ladurée Canada. Created by executive pastry chef Eulalie Hermand, Laduree’s pumpkin tart features a delicately sweet and buttery tartlet filled with pumpkin compote and topped with pumpkin crémeux and pecan nuts. Perfect with a cup of tea after Thanksgiving dinner, this delicate tart is as tasty as it is beautiful. 
Order online; $10.50 each or $65 for a six-person serving

20. JOEY Restaurants

To make the Thanksgiving holiday stress-free, Joey’s have created an easy meal kit that’s perfect for a friends-giving with your intimate bubble or as a way to impress the family. Including a fall kale salad, oven roasted turkey breast with gravy, caramelized apple and sage stuffing, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, butter glazed harvest carrots and yams, plus a freshly baked apple and bourbon cherry pie. Bellies are sure to be satisfied. The meal kit serves six and is priced at $185, with optional additions at an extra cost.
Pre-order before Sunday, October 4th, with pickup from Friday, October 9th to Monday, October 12th; Order online or via DoorDash

21. Hy’s Steakhouse and Cocktail Bar

Just in time for Thanksgiving, Hy’s will be introducing a Sunday Prime Rib Dinner. Enjoy a delicious dine-in three-course table d’hôte menu that includes a caesar salad or soup of the day, roast prime rib of beef, creamy horseradish, dijon mustard and beef jus, Yorkshire pudding, maple-glazed baby carrots, creamed corn and mashed potatoes, complete with Sommelier-selected wine pairings and an apple crumble for dessert ($95 per person). Or opt for the Hy’s at-home dinner, featuring all of the above and serving four to six people for $395.
Available for dine-in or takeout on Sundays, beginning October 11th


22. Bacchus at The Wedgewood

Share a harvest-inspired Thanksgiving dinner with close ones this year and dine in the elegant ambience of Bacchus. Enjoy Executive Chef Montgomery Lau’s classic three-course menu, including barley and beef bouillons, butter glazed turkey breast with turkey and sage stuffing and spiced pumpkin pie, complemented by wonderful wine pairings carefully selected by somm Edward Sweetman. The wonderfully indulgent menu is $89 per person and $42 for children ages 12 and under. Wine pairing is an additional $50 each. 
Available Saturday, October 10th, Sunday, October 11th & Monday, October 12th; Reservations online

23. JW Marriott Parq Vancouver

Take your turkey to go and feast on an expertly prepared, stress-free Thanksgiving that is sure to impress those sitting around the table. This delicious ready-to-serve meal includes a maple-brined roast turkey, a choice of a variety of traditional fixings and a delicious selection of homemade dessert for $47 per person. A minimum order of six applies. There is also the option to add a country roast ham or braised beef to your order for an additional cost. 
Order by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7th online; Pick-up Saturday, October 10th & Sunday, October 11th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

24. Potluck Hawker Eatery

Bring the traditions of Southeast Asian potlucks home and indulge in one of three new Thanksgiving meal sets by Chef Justin Cheung from Potluck Hawker Eatery. Select from a  whole coconut milk-fried chicken set ($130, feeding four), whole Singaporean black pepper crab set ($150, feeding four) or a surf and turf set ($200, feeding six). With sides that include cranberry and mangosteen sweet chili, caramelized Brussels sprouts and sticky rice with Chinese sausage, there’s sure to be enough to go around. 
Available for take-out or dine-in on Saturday, October 10th & Sunday, October 11th; Email info@potluckyvr.ca to pre-order

25. Homer Street Cafe and Bar

Offering guests a three-course menu featuring a selection of holiday favourites including butternut squash bisque with brandy chantilly and maple oat crumble, Hayter’s Farms rotisserie turkey served with roasted Brussels sprouts, yam, potato puree, cranberry and giblet gravy, finishing with pumpkin tartlet, marshmallow meringue and vanilla anglais. The set dinner is priced at $50 per person. 
Available Saturday, October 10th to Monday, October 12th; Reservations via OpenTable or by phone at 604-428-4299

26. Nuba

To make Thanksgiving as simple as possible, Nuba is offering a variety of tasty heat-and-serve side dishes to accompany the main course of your choosing. Whether you decide to cook up a turkey, chicken, beef or nutroast, pair your feature dish with an onion walnut bread stuffing, zhatar Brussels sprouts, pomegranate braised carrots, mashed parsnip, pear and feta arugula salad or roasted sweet potatoes with yam and pumpkin. The less time spent in the kitchen, the better. The seasonal sides feed four and are priced at $79. 
Order by phone before 6 p.m. on Friday, October 9th, with pick-up from Saturday, October 10th to Monday, October 12th, Details online