Get your charcuterie fix with our list on where to find the best charcuterie boards in Vancouver.
Specializing in cheeses, cured meats and house-made condiments with regional wine pairings, it’s no wonder that the Salt Tasting Room presents a well-executed charcuterie board. Diners have the option to build their own tasting plate, choosing from the meat and cheese selection displayed on the chalkboard, or select the Butcher Plate, which consists of three meats of the eatery’s choice and three condiments.
Address: 45 Blood Alley Square, Vancouver
Showcasing local, seasonal ingredients Blacktail Florist’s charcuterie board is piled high with a hearty selection of artisan and cured meats, house preserves and pickles. This platter is sizable, so best shared with friends over a glass of vino or two.
Address: 200-332 Water Street, Vancouver
UPDATE 05/31/16: Blacktail Florist has closed down
Vancouver’s first natural wine and cocktail bar (featuring an array of natural, organic and biodynamic wines), offers patrons a varied selection of farm-to-table seasonally-inspired small plates. Charcuterie enthusiasts will be happy to discover a board dedicated to cold meat cuts in all shapes and sizes.
Address: 1541 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver
Located right next door to its older Brother Nicli Antica Pizzeria on East Cordova, Nicli’s Next Door is a great spot for sampling a variety of cold cooked meats. Dishing up traditional Italian-inspired fare, Nicli’s Next Door presents their charcuterie platter on wooden boards, which consists of a selection of cured salumi, house-made mustard, pickled vegetables, and house bread.
Address: 68 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
UPDATE 05/31/16: Nicli’s Next Door has closed down
Affiliated with Salt Tasting Room, The Irish Heather, a cozy gastro-pub located in Gastown, offers diners an enticing charcuterie plate, which features a selection of meats from the Salt Tasting Room with traditional condiments.
Address: 210 Carrall Street, Vancouver
Listed as one of their appetizers, The Greedy Pig offers its patrons an excellent cheese and butcher plate. Diners have the choice between a range of ingredients, which are written by hand on a chalkboard. $16 will get you four items, while $19 will get you five.
Address: 307 West Cordova Street, Vancouver
For a hearty and unique charcuterie board head over to Belgard Kitchen in Railtown, for their Grilled Postmark Sausage Board. Featuring IPA Chorizo + WCPA Brat, Two River’s cured meat, pickled vegetables, artisan cheese, toasty bread, mushroom and bacon paté, this platter is sure to satisfy.
Address: 55 Dunlevy Avenue, Vancouver
Best paired with a glass of wine, Tuc Craft Kitchen’s charcuterie board is the perfect dish to munch on before a main meal at this popular Gastown eatery. Although listed as a cheese board, Tuc Craft Kitchen’s platter features deliciously thin slices of prosciutto, in addition to an array of small farm cheeses, eggplant relish, and ficelle baguette.
Address: 60 West Cordova Street, Vancouver
The menu at this well-loved Main Street pizza and pasta joint is driven by traditional Italian flavours. Aside from the tempting array of larger plates, Charlie’s Little Italian also serves an Antipasti Board, which is stocked with charcuterie, artisanal cheeses, house pickled vegetables, and daily accompaniments.
Address: 2610 Main Street, Vancouver
South Granville’s Stable House Bistro is an excellent spot to drop by for a glass of wine and some nibbles, which include warmed olives, pickled eggs and a continually changing selection of artisanal cheeses, local charcuterie, patés and terrines.
Address: 1520 West 13th Avenue, Vancouver
This charming French Bistro serves up a delicious and neatly presented charcuterie board. While the meats featured change often, patrons and can expect to find an appetizing range of cold meats, like chorizo, chicken liver mousse, truffled salami and prosciutto.
Address: 216 Abbott Street, Vancouver
This late night hangout is known for its cocktails and live music, but it is also home to a scrumptious evening menu, which just so happens to feature a sizable meat and cheese board. Made up of house-made rabbit terrine and chicken liver paté, local cured meats, two cheeses, and Guilt & Co.’s very own house pickles and mustards, this platter is a feast all on its own.
Address: 1 Alexander Street, Vancouver
With a distinct Parisian feel, Au Comptoir serves a range of French-inspired foods and drinks. Sip on a glass of bubbly while you nibble away on the eatery’s Assiette de Charcuterie — an exquisite platter of house and artisan cured meats, paté, bread and pickles.
Address: 2278 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
This upstairs lounge serves a long list of craft cocktails and gourmet small plates, ranging from traditional snacks of olives and flatbreads to more hearty charcuterie platter. At $9 per person, diners can enjoy a mixer board containing four meats with house-made accompaniments, like marinated and pickled veggies.
Address: 1115 Granville Street, Vancouver
Featured on their Snacks Menu, Homer Street Cafe and Bar offers an enticing charcuterie platter served with seasonal pickles, nuts and fruit. Diners have the choice between an array of local cheeses, like Camembert from Naramata Bench, and cold meats, like Heritage Southern Sirloin, from North Van.
Address: 898 Homer Street, Vancouver