While these eateries may not be new, their menus and offerings for fall and winter are.
That’s the beauty of heading to restaurants in a city where dishes often reflect the changing of the seasons and the variety of bounty and produce that comes with that.
Here are 8 must-try new seasonal menus in Vancouver.
1927 Lobby Lounge at Rosewood Hotel Georgia
1927 Lobby Lounge at Rosewood Hotel Georgia has recently revealed a sleek new look with an art collection curated by Farmboy Fine Arts along with a new seasonal menu to go with it. This spread features dishes such as Pan-Seared Kuterra Salmon and Rustichella Papardelle Carbonara, along with cocktails like the Chameleon Gin and Tonic and the The Cavalier, which combines Gautier VS cognac, apple juice, aromatic bitters, lemon juice, and rosemary infused maple syrup.
Address: 801 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
The Cascade Room has recently unveiled a hot new cocktail menu and new menu items perfect for fall. Try new beverages such as “I left my wallet in El Segundo,” featuring Papalote Reposado tequila, Campari, red grapefruit, chili liqueur, and black lime, or if you’re in the mood for a shot there’s the infused habanero & cinnamon whisky, tequila with sangrita chasers, and a house-made Irish cream to choose from. For grub there’s new dinner dishes such as the crispy beet and feta salad, a daily pot pie, pan-fried gnocchi with UBC squash, roasted arctic char and a chocolate and hazelnut cake on the dessert menu.
Address: 2616 Main Street, Vancouver
Dockside has got a killer seasonal menu for patrons that head into the Granville Island eatery. Anyone who dines here can expect new dishes such as the Grilled Haida Gwaii Halibut, Forno Roasted Salmon, Two Rivers Grilled Beef Tenderloin 6oz, and the Super Food Buddha Bowl.
Address: 21253 Johnston Street (Granville Island), Vancouver
Gotham’s got an impressive lineup of brand new menu items including a local Tomato, Beet, and Burrata Salad, Tuna Poké, Medallions of Beef Forestiere, Beef Bourguignon, and Chicken Paillard. This spot has also updated classics such as the Lobster Cobb Salad and the Chop Salad to reflect what’s seasonal in Vancouver.
Address: 615 Seymour Street, Vancouver
Another classic Vancouver steakhouse has refreshed their menu with drool-worthy food and beverage offerings on their lunch and dinner menus. Joe’s now offers comforting coconut curry made with roasted chicken breast in tomato coconut broth served over jasmine rice, lobster bisque, braised lamb shank, and roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon to name a few.
Address: 777 Thurlow Street, Vancouver
La Mezcaleria’s integrated more seafood into their dinner menu for fall, and we are excited about it. Patrons who head into one of the spot’s two locations can now order the Ostiones Gratinados a la Mexicana (oysters prepared in a white wine cream sauce), the Tiradito de Pulpo (tender octopus sashimi salad), the A Risotto de Almejas (clam risotto with white wine and parmesan). As for tacos, you can try the new Pulpo al Ajillo, an offering of octopus with pasilla pepper garlic oil, topped with onions, avocado mousse and crema on a flour tortilla.
Address: Commercial -1622 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Address: Gastown – 68 E Cordova Street, Vancouver
This French eatery just announce their new Fall/Winter menu and it looks awesome. Head here to check out dishes such as the Terrine de Jambon (smoked pork hock), Ragoût de Porc (braised pork cheeks) and Canard aux Raisins (duck breast) for brunch, lunch, Happy Hour and dinner.
Address: 1181 Melville Street, Vancouver
It may be hard to try all the new items off of Yew’s seasonal menu in one sitting, so you’ll have to come back multiple times. Offerings like the Seafood Pot (lobster, tiger prawns, scallops, clams and mussels in a white wine sauce), the Seafood Tortilla (AKA seafood nachos), and the Albacore Tuna Salad are just a few of the dishes that will make you drool on your menu before the food even reached your table.
Address: 791 West Georgia Street