Top Picks for Dine Out Vancouver 2018
 

There are 300+ restaurants participating in the 2018 Dine Out Vancouver Festival this year. It can be overwhelming to decide which ones to visit. We have compiled a list, in no particular order, of the new, notable and nominally priced restaurants for you!

 

NEW


 📷: 1886

📷: 1886

1886
Location: Downtown Vancouver
Cuisine: Chinese
Price: $40
Dine Out Menu

Located in the Parq casino in downtown Vancouver, 1886 is named after the beginning of Vancouver Chinatown’s establishment in the same year.  It is well known for its upscale atmosphere and delicate dishes.  Look no further if Chinese fine dining fancies you.   

 

 
 📷: Fayuca

📷: Fayuca

Fayuca
Location: Yaletown
Cuisine: Mexican/Latin American
Price: $30
Dine Out Menu

Named one of the best new restaurants in 2017,  Fayuca will make you fall in love with the delightful west coast interior and its uniquely flavoured tacos.  

 

 
 📷: HJU:Z

📷: HJU:Z

 

HJU:Z Lounge
Location: West End, English Bay
Cuisine: International
Price: $40
Dine Out Menu

Also known as the H Lounge, this restaurant featuring international dishes takes you back in time while you enjoy the curated cocktails, contemporary cuisine and the live music in Coal Harbour.

 

 
 📷: Hook Sea Bar

📷: Hook Sea Bar

Hook Sea Bar
Location: West End, English Bay
Cuisine: Seafood
Price: $30
Dine Out Menu

A hipster seafood heaven with a creative menu and an English Bay beach view.

 
 📷: Mak n Ming

📷: Mak n Ming

Mak N Ming
Location: Kitsilano, West Side
Cuisine: Japanese
Price: $40
Dine Out Menu

The small team with big hearts at Mak N Ming serves exquisite Japanese food inspired by Western flavours.


 

 

NOTABLE


 📷: AnnaLena

📷: AnnaLena

AnnaLena
Location: Kitsilano, West side
Cuisine: Canadian
Price: $40
Dine Out Menu

AnnaLena Chef Michael Robbins, a Top Chef Canada contender is known for his contemporary Canadian food innovations. His tapas style dishes are always perfect for sharing with friends and family.

 

 
 📷: L'Abattoir

📷: L'Abattoir

L’Abattoir
Location: Gastown
Cuisine: French
Price: $40
Dine Out Menu

French fine dining with a West Coast influence, with a daily feature cocktail and a never disappointing “classy” comfort food menu, L’Abbatoir has been a top choice for many people. Take advantage of the dining menu this year that includes a pan seared trout and lamb shoulder.   
 

 

 
 📷: Cacao

📷: Cacao

Cacao Vancouver
Location: Kitsilano
Cuisine: Latin American
Price: $40
Dine Out Menu

Cacao Vancouver proudly sources high quality local ingredients to make dishes with complex yet well balance flavours.

 

 

 

 
 📷: EnRoute

📷: EnRoute

PiDGin
Location: Gastown
Cuisine: French Fusion
Price: $40
Dine Out Menu

Questioning whether you are eating a French or Asian dish is what you can expect from dining in PiDGin.   Chef Makoto Ono’s is infamous for his fusion food creativity. In addition to the regular dine out menu, PiDGin also has a vegetarian dine out menu.

 

 
 📷: Lucy-Kate Armstrong

📷: Lucy-Kate Armstrong

Mission
Location: Kitsilano
Cuisine: Canadian
Price: $30
Dine Out Menu

With sharing plates menu, Mission prides in its well-sourced ingredient and impeccable preparing technique that marry sustainability and delicacy.


 

 

NOMINAL PRICING

Haven’t recovered your budget from the Christmas shopping but still want to join the DOV fun? Here is our list of eateries with fair prices but good value.


 📷: Timber

📷: Timber

Timber
Location: West End
Cuisine: Canadian
Price: $20
Dine Out Menu

With tribute to British Columbia’s abundant timber, this comfort food eatery is serving different entree items on its dine out menu for each day of the week. Pick your dish then pick your day!
 

 
 📷: Dosanko

📷: Dosanko

Dosanko
Location: East Vancouver
Cuisine: Japanese
Price: $20
Dine Out Menu

If you want to experience a Japanese home style dinner, Dosanko is perfect for you. The chef also endorses the mottainai or "no waste" philosophy in his dishes.

 

 
 📷: The Fish Shack

📷: The Fish Shack

The Fish Shack
Location: Downtown Vancouver
Cuisine: Seafood
Price: $20
Dine Out Menu

There aren’t that many to choose from to get a seafood dinner for $20 and the Fish Shack is one of them! For an additional of $20 per person, you can choose the Small Catch option to get more freshness from the sea.
 

 
 📷: Juke

📷: Juke

Juke Fried Chicken
Location: Chinatown
Cuisine: American
Price: $20
Dine Out Menu

This hip and fun joint in Chinatown has more to offer than fried chicken and ribs. It also serves signature cocktails, beer and wine to complete a comfort food meal.
 

 
 📷: Lucky Taco

📷: Lucky Taco

Lucky Taco
Location: Kitsilano
Cuisine: Mexican
Price: $20
Dine Out Menu

Take a break from the rain and enjoy the sunshine at this taco shop situated at the Kitsilano beach.