With some tasty celebrations around the corner, we had to ask ourselves, where can we find the best Lunar New Year eats in Vancouver?
Whether it’s a dine-in feast, a show-stopping take-home spread, or a delightful cocktail, all of these offerings will ensure your holiday celebration is a delicious one.
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Here are the best places to get Lunar New Year feasts and treats in Vancouver.
Best Lunar New Year Eats: Feasts
The Lazy Gourmet’s Lunar New Year Feast features six auspicious courses by executive chef Jenny Hui and pastry chef Rebecca Rancier. The menu features Hot and Sour Soup and Duck Fat Long Noodles to name just a few.
Address: 1605 W 5th Avenue, Vancouver
Heritage Asian Eatery’s Broadway location will be offering a Dining For The Feast of Fortune menu from February 8 to 21 (benefitting the new St. Paul’s at the Jim Pattison Medical Centre) alongside Lunar New Year feature dishes and a special Heritage Family Feast for the occasion. The feature dishes and feasts are available for dine-in and takeout from February 11 to 26.
Address: 382 West Broadway, Vancouver
Fresh Ideas Start Here (FISH) has just launched several new DIY Seafood Platters and Kits in time for Lunar New Year and Valentine’s Day. Folks can find the Caviar Kit, FISH Valentine’s Day Chilled Seafood Platters, the Bouillabaisse Kit, and a Smoked Uni Shooter & Handroll Kit to enjoy at home. These are all available for delivery or pickup from February 12 to 15.
Address: 2959 W Broadway, Vancouver
Gotham’s Lunar New Year Celebration menu can be enjoyed at the restaurant and for takeout and delivery from February 9 through 15. It features Fresh Seafood & Glass Noodles, Braised Short Rib, and Matcha Crème Brûlée.
Address: 615 Seymour Street, Vancouver
Minami’s offerings for Lunar New Year include the stunning Kaisen Platter for two and the Premium Surf & Turf Entree for two complete with an 8oz A5 Japanese Aburi Ribeye Steak and Aburi Lobster Tail for dine-in guests. Folks can also enjoy a meal at home with the Kaede Bento. These are available from February 12 to 14.
Address: 1118 Mainland Street, Vancouver
Hy’s special Lunar New Year menu for one features Cheese Toast, Caesar Salad, Beef Wellington, and Cheesecake. This is available for dine-in, takeout, and delivery from February 9 to 15.
Address: 637 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Potluck’s got an eight-course feast available from February 11 to 14 to celebrate Lunar New Year. This takeout-only meal features eats like Hainanese chicken, lobster, fried rice, and soup to name just a few. The Lunar Family Love Feast is $338 and available for pre-order right now.
Address: 3424 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Seasons In The Park, The Sandbar, and Cardero’s will all be offering Lunar New Year Platters on February 11 and 12. Bone-in ribeye, wood-grilled chicken, and oysters are all on the menu at these spots. Check them out for more details.
Address: Cardero’s – 1583 Coal Harbour Quay, Vancouver
Address: Seasons In The Park – 33rd Avenue, Vancouver
Address: The Sandbar – 1535 Johnston Street, Vancouver
Kinton has a special ramen feature just for Lunar New Year. The Longevity Ramen features thick noodles in spicy miso chicken broth topped with seasoned ground pork, deep-fried tofu, seasoned egg and more. It’s available for dine-in, takeout and delivery from February 1 to 28.
Address: 6111 University Boulevard, Vancouver
Best Lunar New Year Eats: Treats
Buttermere will be offering several features in honour of the Lunar New Year. The Mini Dessert Set and Year of the Ox Cake can be purchased separately or as a full set for $98. Pre-orders for these items are open now and can be picked up from February 10 to 14. A minimum of 48 hours’ notice must be given for orders.
Address: 636 Main Street, Vancouver
Cà Phê Vietnamese Coffee House has a limited edition Lunar New Year Lucky Treat Box, and it comes in two sizes, small for $68.88 and large for $88.88.
Address: #170-422 Richards Street, Vancouver
Beaucoup Bakery’s Lucky 88 Collection is available for pre-orders online. It comes in a bundle with two red pockets with golden chocolate feves and features a Lunar New Year Cookie Tin, a savoury Chinatown BBQ Peking Duck Croissant, and a Pandan Mochi Pistachio Croissant.
Address: 2150 Fir Street, Vancouver
Temper Chocolate and Pastry has a special OX Chocolate Showpiece for Lunar New Year up for grabs. Find it at the West Vancouver cafe starting February 1.
Address: 2409 Marine Drive, West Vancouver
In honour of Lunar New Year, East Van Roasters is offering ‘The Buddha of Compassionate Love’ filled with lemon pâte de fruit layered with East Van Roasters Sultana coffee ganache and toasted buckwheat. You can find this in-store and also order this treat online.
Address: 319 Carrall Street, Vancouver