10 can't-miss Dine Out Vancouver menus you need to try

Feb 1 2021, 9:38 pm

Dine Out Vancouver 2021 returns for its 19th year this week, and a record number of 350+ restaurants are participating.

Taking place from February 5 to March 7, the popular annual fest typically features tons of eateries, each offering multi-course dinners at great prices.

Dine Out gives locals theĀ opportunity to experience dinners at restaurants in and around Vancouver, from fine dining to family-friendly and everything in between.

As a delicious bonus, many participating restaurants normally offer special lunch and takeout menus as well.

One of the most exciting parts of Dine Out Vancouver 2021 is the pre-festival reveal of all the restaurants that will be participating along with their extra special, limited-time menus.

Here are our picks forĀ can’t-miss Dine Out Vancouver menus to try this year.

Please note that many menus are not available from February 12 to 14, so be sure to double-check before booking.

Potluck Hawker Eatery

This Cambie Street gem has a great lunch and dinner menu available during Dine Out. Patrons can enjoy dishes such asĀ Roti Canai and Laksa ā€œClam Chowderā€ for lunch and Char Kway Teow andĀ Nasi Lemak Brinjal for dinner. You can even have a Salted Egg Yolk Lobster during dinner service for an additional $15. Both menus are available to-go also.

Address:Ā 3424 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Phone:Ā 604-423-9344


Jules Bistro


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Now’s your chance to try Jules if you haven’t ever stopped into this Gastown gem. The classic French bistro is participating in Dine Out for the first time ever, so it’s definitely at the top of our must-try list.

Address:Ā 216 Abbott Street, Vancouver
Phone:Ā 604-669-0033

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CinCin Ristorante + Bar


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Indulge at CinCin during Dine Out this year with itsĀ $49 dinner menu. This spread features a choice of mains like Steelhead Trout, Beef Brasato, and Smoked Sablefish Risotto. Please note this menu is not available from February 12 to 14.

Address:Ā 1154 Robson Street, Vancouver

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Torafuku’s Dine Out dinner menu has a lot to choose from, and the best part is all mains come with a bowl of kickass rice (winning). This spot’s menu is designed for sharing between two people for $45 per person. You’ll get one set of steam buns, a choice of a vegetable, hot appetizer, and main and then two desserts.

Address:Ā 958 Main Street, Vancouver
Phone:Ā 778-903-2006

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Cafe Medina

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Cafe Medina is doing a lot of firsts lately. The popular brunch spot recently launched dinner service, and now, it’s doing Dine Out for the first time ever. The Richards Street eatery is offering a dine-in and takeout menu featuring eats like tuna with avocado puree, lamb with hummus and pomegranate, and of course, the famous Medina waffles for a dessert option.

Address:Ā 780 Richards Street, Vancouver
Phone:Ā 604-879-3114




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AnnaLena’s special Dine Out tasting menu evolves weekly. The $76-$88 spread will feature seven courses of spectacular modern Canadian cuisine from Chef Mike Robbins.

Address: 1809 W 1st Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 5B8
Phone: 778-379-4052




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Only want takeout? Look no further than Beetbox, veggie lovers. This plant-based gem is offering its Beetbox Dinner for Two in a Tote for $55, which features your choice of two handhelds, two hot sides, and two drinks.

Address:Ā 1074 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-233-8269


Tutto Restaurant & Bar


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Yaletown’s Tutto is one of the new places in town participating in Dine Out, which means we gotta check out this lunch menu. The $45 spread will feature entreesĀ to choose from such as Margherita Pizza dal Forno, Bucatini alla Bolognese, and Linguine con Vongole.

Address:Ā 901 Homer Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-633-8868

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Le Crocodile

For over 30 years, Le Crocodile has been a fixture in Vancouverā€™s fine dining scene and now, this spot is participating in Dine Out for the very first time. Le Crocodile’sĀ $45-$54 dinner menu offers eats likeĀ Lobster Bisque and Classic Beef Bourguignon with White Fettuccine to name a few.

Address:Ā 100 ā€“ 909 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Phone:Ā 604-669-4298

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Maenam’s got a lunch, dinner, and vegetarian dinner menu up for order during Dine Out. Folks can expect everything from Hot and Sour Soup of Local Sturgeon to Lingcod with 8-Spiced Sauce on these menus. This spot’s lunch menu is available for takeout as well.

Address: 1938 W 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-730-5579


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When: February 5 to March 7, 2021

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