Vancouver Cheap Eats: A taste of Thanksgiving

Oct 6 2016, 7:19 pm

It’s officially turkey season and from the traditional to the unconventional, Vancouver’s food scene has it all. Here are five local spots to hit up this long weekend for a taste of Thanksgiving, all for $10 or less.

Steam Rollers

Meet the burrito that has all of the Thanksgiving fixings you could hope for. For just $8.99 enjoy turkey, mashed potatoes and stuffing wrapped in a flour tortilla shell that’s topped with gravy and cranberry sauce. Here for a limited time only, be sure to drop by Steam Rollers before the 17th to give it a try!

Address: 437 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-608-0852

Address: 586 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-682-8607

Address: 693 West Broadway, Vancouver
Phone: 778-379-2111

Address: 1195 Robson Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-893-8607

Cactus Club

If you’re a soup lover, you’re likely familiar with Cactus Club’s Butternut Squash Soup. Topped with apple curry foam, basil oil and black pepper croutons, it’s a dream ringing in at $7.25. Also on our list of Cactus Club Thanksgiving bites are yam fries (pictured above) and the limited-edition Pumpkin Cheesecake.

Address:Multiple locations in Metro Vancouver

The Birds & The Beets

No Thanksgiving cheap eats list would be complete without a turkey sandwich. Although it changes seasonally, The Birds and The Beets’ Turkey Sandwich currently features sliced turkey breast, roasted red cabbage dressed in balsamic and quick picked cucumber. While you’re there, be sure to pick up some Thanksgiving flowers to decorate your dinner table, too!

Address: 55 Powell Street/54 Alexander Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-893-7832

Yamato Sushi

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Yamato Sushi is home to some of the best (and cheapest!) Yam Tempura and sushi around. Grab 6 pieces of tempura for $4 or 12 pieces for $7.95. Their Yam Roll rings in at only $2.95 or opt for the Yam and Avocado Roll for $3.60. Mix and match and still stay under budget.

Address: 616 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-682-5494


If you’re in the mood for something other than mashed potatoes and gravy, JAPADOG’s $4.25 Negimiso features a juicy turkey sausage and miso sauce topped with shredded cabbage that’s sure to satisfy your alternative Thanksgiving quota.

Address: 530 Robson Street, Vancouver + food carts (Granville Street and Cordova Street, Burrard Street and Pender Street and Burrard Street and Smithe Street)
Phone: 604-569-1158

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