Local Thanksgiving Feasts for the Whole Family

With much to be thankful for this season, gather your loved ones and indulge in these delicious eats from in and around the city

With much to be thankful for this season, gather your loved ones and indulge in these delicious eats from in and around the city

1. Edge Catering

With their signature roast turkey dinner to-go menu (feeds four, $160), Edge Catering are giving you the opportunity to sit back and actually relax this Thanksgiving. Chef Jasmin Porcic is offering a classic dinner, featuring herb-crusted roast turkey with scrumptious sides including port gravy, roast vegetables and cranberry and apple sauce, with a pumpkin pie to finish. 
1927 East Hastings Street, Vancouver; Order online before Tuesday, October 5th; Pick-up Saturday, October 9th

2. Truffle Fine Foods

This year, Truffle Fine Foods is offering two delicious heat-and-serve Thanksgiving dinners for all to enjoy. Choose between traditional turkey dinner (feeds four, $160) featuring roasted and carved turkey, sage and onion stuffing, creamy garlic mash and a pumpkin pie to finish, or a plant-based dinner (feeds four, $140) featuring a leek and artichoke pie, butternut squash and leek stuffing, garlic mash potatoes and a pumpkin spice cake. 
8286 Sherbrooke Street, Vancouver; Order online before Wednesday, October 6th; Pick-up or delivery (for an additional fee) on Saturday, October 9th

3. Rosie’s BBQ and Smokehouse

This Thanksgiving, Rosie’s BBQ and Smokehouse is teaming up with Strange Fellows Brewing to host Vancouver’s first-ever Southern-style turkey fry. The two-day Turkey Tailgate celebration on Saturday, October 9th and Sunday, October 10th, features ‘turducken’ sandwiches and deep-fried whole turkeys available in take-home meal kits with a host of made-from-scratch sides like collard greens, smoked green beans, mac ‘n’ cheese, stuffing and so much more (feeds 6 to 8, $275).
302 Industrial Avenue, Vancouver; Order online

4. Railtown Café and Catering

Making Thanksgiving effortless, Railtown Catering is offering their much-loved ‘Turkey To-Go’ packages, providing an elevated feast without any of the hassle. Available in two sizes (feeding 8 to 10 for $379 or 5 for $279), the heat-and-serve, chef-curated packages include a fragrant and tender-to-the-bone sage-roasted turkey, complete with all the fixings, including dried apricot chestnut and brioche bread stuffing, maple-glazed sweet potatoes and an array of other traditional sides prepared to perfection, and to finish, a pumpkin pie complete with piped Chantilly cream. As with previous holiday packages, partial proceeds from packages sold will go directly to Mission Possible, a non-profit organization that supports vulnerable community members in Vancouver’s downtown eastside.  
397 Railway Street, Vancouver; Order online before Tuesday, October 5th; Pick-up or delivery throughout Lower Mainland (extra fee)

5. Savoury City

Offering an elevated take on a traditional Thanksgiving spread, award-winning caterer Savoury City is offering Thanksgiving to-go dinner packages (feeds 6 for $275) featuring an array of chef-prepared fall favourites, including a pre-carved 10 pound turkey, homestyle stuffing made with sage, apricots, rosemary, sauteed onion and turkey stock, maple-glazed roasted carrots, three cheese macaroni and cheese, an autumnal pumpkin pie for dessert and so much more. Additional items are also available to order or to supplement your feast.
 3925 Fraser Street, Vancouver; Order online before Thursday, October 7th; Pick-up on October 8th, 9th and 10th or delivery available for an additional fee

6. Juke Fried Chicken

Juke Fried Chicken’s crowd-favourite ‘Turducken Feast’ (feeds four, $199) returns this Thanksgiving, with each gluten-free meal kit including a three-in-one showstopper of a centrepiece featuring roasted turkey, duck and chicken, plus an array of hearty sides from leek and sausage stuffing, scalloped potatoes and Brussels sprouts with bacon jam. All kits include a detailed written and video instructions from Juke chef and co-owner Bryan Satterford. 
182 Keefer Street, Vancouver; Order online until Tuesday, October 5th; Available for pick-up

7. Boulevard Kitchen

Enjoy Boulevard Kitchen’s Thanksgiving dinner at home… or dine-in this year. Their to-go packages ($375 for 10 or $230 for 5), features all the festive favourites including a sage-roasted turkey with all the fixings and traditional sides prepared to perfection, with their much-loved cornbread appearing alongside a starter of spiced butternut squash soup with apple cider and maple cream. For dessert, pastry chef Kenta Takahashi has prepared an elevated pumpkin tart complete with vanilla chantilly, milk chocolate and spiced ice cream.
Order online

For those looking to get out, executive chef Roger Ma will be offering an indulgent three-course menu ($74 per person) that features all the holiday classics presented in refined Boulevard fashion. To start, a seasonal starter of butternut squash velouté with pumpkin seed and nut vierge, rye crouton and fragrant caraway chantilly; a main of expertly prepared turkey alongside chestnut and cranberry stuffing and pomme purée showcases the flavours traditionalists seek, and the technique gourmands will appreciate. 
845 Burrard Street, Vancouver; Order online

8. The Lazy Gourmet

For Thanksgiving this year, the Lazy Gourmet has created a complete feast, featuring a classic turkey or a vegan ‘beet Wellington’ ($42 per person). Complete with pumpkin knot buns, classic herb stuffing with roasted garlic, butter mashed potatoes, sauteed broccolini with garlic and a dessert platter that features lemon tarts, gingersnaps, chocolate cupcakes and more.
1545 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver; Order online; Pick-up and delivery options are available

9. Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio

In preparation for the celebration, Ancora Ambleside’s chef Jorge Kim has prepared a bacon-wrapped turkey roulade dish ($39) paired with decadent kabocha panna cotta dessert ($11) and cocktail, available Friday, October 9th through Monday, October 11th, with chef Sebastian Delgado for their False Creek location creating a 50 ounce Tomahawk feature ($215 for sharing) alongside a festive cocktail, available Thursday, October 8th through to Monday, October 11th.
1351 Bellevue Avenue, West Vancouver and 1600 Howe Street, Vancouver; Reserve online

10. Torafuku

Switch things up this Thanksgiving at Torafuku where dinner features include options like roast duck, steak dianne or steelhead trout papillote and an array of sides that nod to the traditional won’t disappoint ($60 per person). Designed to share over a seven-course meal, Torafuku’s roast duck with chili-lime vinaigrette makes an excellent substitute for turkey with crispy duck fried rice, loaded with Brome Lake duck leg, sweet pineapple and Thai red chili.
958 Main Street, Vancouver; Full menu here; Available Wednesday, October 6th

11. Beetbox

For those celebrating a plant-based Thanksgiving, the West End’s Beetbox will be offering a a vegan hot turkey sandwich ($12) from Tuesday, October 5th to Monday, October 11th. In addition to the vegan turkey, the sandwich includes cranberry sauce, celery stuffing, Brussels sprout slaw and gravy vegan mayo.
1074 Davie Street, Vancouver; Order online; Available for dine-in and take-out

12. Nuba

Making life easier for you this Thanksgiving, Nuba is offering their popular sides package ($79 for four), which includes onion walnut bread, Zhatar Brussels sprouts, pomegranate-braised carrots, mashed parsnip, pear and feta arugula salad and roasted sweet potatoes with yam and pumpkin.
Various locations; Orders can be placed by calling your preferred Nuba location; Pick-up Saturday, October 9th or Sunday, October 10th

13. Fairmont Hotels in Vancouver and Victoria

With dine-in and to-go offerings available, Fairmont has you covered this Thanksgiving.

The Fairmont Empress in Victoria presents two options this season with a complete “hot and ready-to-serve” turkey to-go dinner ($450 for 10) catered towards those looking to have a stress-free holiday to remember, and a traditional three-course holiday menu ($85 for adults and $42.50 for children), showcasing the best of autumn flavours for those wanting to get out the house.
Order and reserve online

Notch8 at the Fairmont Vancouver will be offering up a turkey dinner to-go ($499, serves 10) that includes a whole roasted Fraser Valley turkey, with all of the traditional fixings and a number of optional add-ons. And for those looking for dine-in dinner options this Thanksgiving, enjoy Notch8’s indulgent three-course traditional turkey dinner ($75 for adults, $37.50 for children), with favourites like their butternut squash soup, roasted Fraser Valley turkey with all the trimmings and a sweet finish of house-made pumpkin cheesecake. A festive brunch is also available ($79 for adults, $39.50 for children), with dishes including pumpkin-spiced buttermilk pancakes, spiced French toast and turkey Benedict.
Order and reserve dinner and brunch online

Give thanks at the Fairmont Pacific Rim! Botanist’s Thanksgiving brunch ($78 per person) is a three-course meal that begins with a glass of sparkling wine, followed by a hand-crafted cocktail. Dishes include a slow-roasted turkey with fall vegetables and traditional gravy, or a carving of prime rib with pomme purée and horseradish cream, a warm brioche pudding with poached cranberries and so much more. 
Reserve online

The Fairmont Vancouver Airport’s Globe@YVR Restaurant is offering a delectable signature Thanksgiving feast to-go ($399 for eight to 10), without the hassle of stressful dinner prep and a kitchen full of dishes. Globe@YVR’s culinary team will prepare a Fraser Valley slow roasted whole turkey with all the fixings and side dishes that include maple bacon Brussels sprouts, Yukon Gold whipped potatoes and a choice of sweet endings like old fashioned pecan pie or a traditional pumpkin pie with vanilla Chantilly cream. And for those celebrating small, order Globe@YVR’s ‘Harvest Dinner for Two To-go’ and indulge in holiday classics like the Fraser Valley slow roasted turkey, an assortment of traditional Thanksgiving sides and your choice of desert. 
Order the Thanksgiving Feast and Harvest Dinner for two online

Looking for a new way to enjoy brunch? This Thanksgiving, Fairmont Waterfront’s executive chef Michael Pagnacco launches Arc’s Thanksgiving bottomless brunch ($59 for adults, $39 for children). Dishes include Liege waffles with rhubarb compote, Croque Madame andespecially for the seasonchef’s turkey skillet.
Reserve online

14. Forage Vancouver

Available for dine-in and take-out, Forage Vancouver’s Thanksgiving dinner menu features a baby kale and arugula salad, J.D. Farms specialty turkey with all the trimmings, and smoked boneless Fraser Valley pork rack with accompaniments, finished with a gluten-free chocolate hazelnut crunch bar. Plant-based vegan options are also available. Or, opt to have your Thanksgiving dinner at home with two options available for take out; individual portions to go, or a whole roast turkey and all the trimmings to serve 12 to 15 people. 
Reserve and view menu online; Order Thanksgiving to-go online

15. Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts

PICA’s signature Thanksgiving feast for two ($98) includes everything you need, from apple and thyme-brined roasted turkey breast, buttermilk mashed potatoes, herb stuffing with cranberries, Brussels sprouts, brioche buns and so much more. 
Order online

16. Potluck Hawker

Enjoy the fragrant flavours of Southeast Asian cooking at home with loved ones this Thanksgiving as Cambie Village’s Potluck Hawker Eatery unveils its new harvest menu. The ‘Potluck Harvest Fried Chicken Meal’ set ($188 for four), includes a local Farmcrest deboned chicken, brined in coconut milk and spices, then fried and served whole, with six sides like salted egg yolk mash, shaved local beet salad, two sauces, and dessert from The Dessert Club.
3424 Cambie Street, Vancouver; Order online

17. DL Chicken

Available at both DL Chicken locations and Downlow Burgers, for dine-in and take-out from Monday, October 4th to Monday, October 11th, indulge in the ‘Holiday Sando’ that features crispy fried chicken on a bed of slaw, served on top of famed Martin’s potato roll.
First come, first served; Details online

18. Sequoia Company of Restaurants

Revealing signature Thanksgiving dinners, four of Vancouver’s most loved, picturesque restaurants, The TeahouseSeasons in the ParkCardero’s and The Sandbar are celebrating the season by offering festive holiday dinner menus. 

Situated in the heart of Stanley Park, the Teahouse Thanksgiving dinner includes a delicious array of festive autumnal feature dishes like butternut squash soup with toasted pumpkin seed purée, a classic oven roasted turkey with mashed potatoes, traditional stuffing, Brussels sprouts, roasted carrots and parsnips, classic gravy, cranberry sauce, and a rich dulce de leche apple pie, served with vanilla ice cream.

Fall colours and seasonal flavours abound at Seasons in the Park’s scenic dining room with the restaurant’s signature Thanksgiving dinner menu, including two starter course options: a butternut squash soup and a rustic harvest salad, with the main event featuring an oven roasted turkey served with garlic mashed potatoes, cranberry herb stuffing, Brussels sprouts, honey glazed carrots, cranberry sauce and pan jus, finished with a pumpkin cheesecake.

Coal Harbour hotspot Cardero’s will be offering a butternut squash soup and spiced apple chutney, a kale rustico salad, featuring olive oil dijon-massaged kale, an oven-roasted turkey served alongside buttery mashed potatoes, herb stuffing, autumn vegetables and, for a sweet finish, Cardero’s will be serving a delicate pumpkin cheesecake with Chantilly cream and caramel drizzle.

Granville Island’s The Sandbar’s Thanksgiving dinner menu starts with a butternut squash soup with cardamom cream and roasted pumpkin seeds, a fall salad, then oven roasted turkey with garlic mashed potatoes, stuffing, Brussels sprouts, candied carrots, sage au jus and cranberry sauce, and a classic pumpkin pie dessert topped with caramel sauce and Chantilly whip to finish. 
Available on Sunday, October 10th and Monday, October 11th; Details online

19. Maenam

Spice things up this Thanksgiving with two fall feasts designed for sharing at Maenam. Available to eat-in or take-out, their twist on a classic Thanksgiving dinner includes a turkey tasting menu with five flavourful dishes to share including turkey tom kha coconut soup, turkey roulade with gola curry, Brussels sprouts salad, stir-fried chanterelles and pumpkin mor kaeng custard with cranberry compote ($66 per person for dine-in, or $125 for takeout for two to three). Or try their Freebird’s fall feast that includes a whole Asian-style salt-cured roast chicken, crispy sticky rice made with chicken drippings and other delicious fixins, and pumpkin mor kaeng custard with cranberry compote for dessert ($70 for two to three).
1938 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver; Available on a first-come, first-served basis by calling 604-730-5579

20. Chez Christophe

Indulge your sweet tooth this season with Chez Christophe’s seasonal Thanksgiving collection. The delicious treats include pumpkin tarts ($27.95 for large, and $7.25 for individual), a pumpkin-spiced danish for $5.45, and a nine-piece limited edition chocolate box for $20.95. 
4717 Hastings Street, Burnaby; Order online

21. Straight and Marrow

This Thanksgiving, chef Chris Lam will be featuring a special item of turkey roulade, Brussels sprouts with lardons, foie gravy and mashed potatoes ($29), while bar manager Chad Rivard creates an autumn shower sour with five-spice infused brandy, pumpkin seed orgeat, absinthe, unsweetened cranberry juice and charred egg whites.
1869 Powell Street, Vancouver; Reserve online

22. Fanny Bay Oysters

As part of their Thanksgiving set menu for two ($99), Fanny Bay will be offering a menu that features six fresh West Coast oysters, a hot seafood platter with special Thanksgiving-inspired sides (roasted veggies, mushrooms and Brussels sprouts), and to finish a pumpkin-spice brûlée. For a takeout option, the shellfish market is going to be offering a raw bar tapas box ($58.80), that includes a dozen oysters, a shucking knife, lemon mignonette, prawn cocktail, geoduck sashimi, marinated octopus, tuna tartare, smoked mussels and a seafood box ($88.48 for two), that includes a dozen oysters, shucking knife, lemon, mignonette, half a Dungeness crab, a mixed mussel and clam steamer kit, cold-smoked scallops and spring salmon lox. 
762 Cambie Street, Vancouver; Reserve and order online

23. Feast

Enjoy a traditional holiday dinner this Thanksgiving at Feast, with a roasted turkey dinner with breast and leg, alongside a house-made stuffing, garlic mashed potatoes, lemon and parmesan Brussels sprouts, gravy and cranberry sauce ($32). Or take your turkey dinner to-go with a range of dining sizes ($160 for 4 people, $300 for 8 people, $450 for 12 people). 
2423 Marine Drive, West Vancouver; Reserve or order online

24. Honey Salt

Enjoy a three-course Thanksgiving dinner served family style ($49 per person) this season. Start with fresh baked corn bread and honey butter with watercress and endive salad as an appetizer, herb roasted Rossdown Farms turkey with crispy Brussels sprouts, whipped potatoes, heirloom carrots, pan gravy and cranberry sauce as entree and finish with fresh pumpkin pie with butter crust and vanilla whip. Honey Salt will also be featuring special ‘Rump-Kin Smash’ cocktails with dark rum, Baileys and pumpkin spice ($14). For take-out, try a turkey with all the fixings ($300, serves eight or more) that includes herb roasted fresh 16-pound Rossdown Farms turkey, pan gravy, sourdough stuffing, whipped potatoes, klippers organic honey roasted carrots, crispy Brussels, mixed greens, butter rolls and finish with pumpkin pie.
39 Smithe Street, Vancouver; Order online

25. Fable Diner

On Sunday, October 10th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Fable Diner will be offering a special Thanksgiving service ($25 per person), free range turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, Brussel sprouts, gravy and cranberry sauce, all served with house-baked scones, and the option to add pumpkin pie ($5).
151 East Broadway, Vancouver; Reservations online

26. Glowbal

Skip the hours in the kitchen and join Glowbal for a special Thanksgiving menu. Enjoy fall favorites like B.C. squash soup, slow-roasted Rossdown Farms turkey and a pumpkin tart with salted caramel gelato ($65 per person).
590 West Georgia Street, Vancouver; Reservations online

27. The Victor

This Thanksgiving, the Victor offers a feast that includes roasted kabocha squash soup, roasted Rossdown Farms free-range turkey, prime of beef and pumpkin bunt cake, paired with a selection of wine ($68 and additional $39 for wine pairings).
39 Smithe Street, Vancouver; Details online

28. B House

Owner and chef Hung Nguyen of B House will be offering a special family package for four to-go, that includes their famous papaya salad, bang bang prawns, turkey roulade with chorizo stuffing, chorizo gravy, crispy mashed potato, seasonal vegetables, cranberry chutney and housemade chocolate brownie ($99).
2270 Commercial Drive, Vancouver; Order by calling 604-564-2468 or online

29. The Flying Pig

On Sunday, October 10th, the Flying Pig will be offering a special Thanksgiving dinner featuring free range turkey with brioche stuffing, mashed potatoes, peas and carrots, housemade cranberry sauce and gravy ($32), with the option to add pumpkin pie with Chantilly cream and caramel sauce for $9.
Various locations; Reserve online