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Where To Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner In Vancouver

H Tasting Lounge

Autumn is a gorgeous season in Vancouver, with the changing leaves, the crisp air, and the still bright yet gradually darkening days. Thanksgiving (October 10, 2022) provides an opportunity to share a bountiful feast with friends and family in restaurants around the city. There are many takeout options as well for those who want to host a gathering at home.

The Sequoia Company of Restaurants

Seasons in the Park

Each of the Sequoia restaurants (The Sandbar, Cardero’s, Seasons in the Park, Teahouse) is offering an à la carte Thanksgiving menu October 9 and 10. The menus are similar with slight variations (e.g., the salad and dessert). For example, the menu at Seasons in the Park starts with butternut squash soup and a harvest salad of baby kale, roasted beets, crumbled feta, pumpkin seeds, and sherry vinaigrette. Your main is oven roasted white and dark turkey meat, garlic mashed potatoes, cranberry herb stuffing, Brussels sprouts, honey glazed carrots, cranberry sauce, and pan jus. The meal ends with pumpkin cheesecake with berry compote and caramel sauce.

The Belgard Kitchen

The Settlement Building would be a lovely setting for your Thanksgiving dinner (October 10) this year. The Belgard Kitchen is bringing back their family-style feast ($45 per person with a donation to Mealshare and Indian Residential School Survivors Society), which features stuffed and rolled turkey breast with confit legs, gravy, and cranberry sauce; mashed potatoes; twice baked rosemary and goat cheese bread pudding; a seasonal vegetable medley; and a dessert surprise.

H Tasting Lounge

H Tasting Lounge

On October 9, you can pick up H Tasting Lounge’s popular Thanksgiving Turkey Takeout ($375, feeds 6-8 guests). It features a Fraser Valley whole roasted natural turkey basted in thyme and rosemary oil, dried apricot and cranberry stuffing, housemade cranberry sauce with orange essence and pan gravy, creamy buttermilk Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, roasted root vegetables with allspice and cracked pepper, Brussels sprouts with caramelized shallots and fresh herbs, freshly baked sourdough rolls with sweet butter, and pumpkin pie with Chantilly cream.

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

Boulevard; Photo Credit: Leila Kwok

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar always does Thanksgiving up in grand style. Their dine-in menu ($80 per person) is available October 9 and 10 and consists of three courses: first is butternut squash velouté with pumpkin seed and nut vierge, rye croutons, and caraway Chantilly, then followed by roasted Fraser Valley turkey with chestnut and cranberry stuffing, pomme purée, roasted fall vegetables, madeira and giblet gravy, and cranberry chutney. To-go packages ($275-$325 for a package for 4 people; $425-475 for a package for 8 people – price depends on whether cold or hot) are also on offer for pick-up October 8 and 9. Your guests will be wowed by a feast that includes corn bread; spiced butternut squash soup; brined and sage roasted turkey breast; brioche, apple, chestnut, and thyme stuffing; roasted Brussels sprouts; and pumpkin tart with vanilla Chantilly and milk chocolate. The package comes with much, much more.

Notch8 at the Hotel Vancouver

Hotel Vancouver

The Hotel Vancouver is doing Thanksgiving three different ways, giving you lots of options for enjoying their sumptuous autumnal cooking. The iconic Roof is hosting a Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet ($104.55 per adult, $52.28 per child 12 years and under) October 9, which will be serving an impressive array of items, including Rossdown Farms butter basted roasted turkey, slow roasted prime rib, classic eggs benedict, braised short ribs, preserved fruit and sage bread stuffing, and warm sticky toffee pudding.

Their dine-in three-course dinner ($79 per adult, $39.50 per child 12 years and under) takes place October 8 to 10 and starts with roasted butternut squash soup, before moving onto roasted Fraser Valley turkey with potato purée, Brussels sprouts, scratch gravy, sage and corn bread pudding, and cranberry sauce. Dessert is pumpkin pie with mascarpone cream.

And finally, the Thanksgiving Turkey To-Go ($499 including tax but not including a 3% service fee; serves 8-10 people) can be picked up October 9. It comes with a free range Fraser Valley turkey, preserved fruit bread stuffing, honey thyme roasted root vegetables, Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, cranberry relish, pan gravy, artisan rolls and creamery butter, and a cranberry candied orange cheesecake tart. You can add a prime rib roast, Yorkshire puddings, and jus and horseradish ($350).

Fairmont Vancouver Airport

Fairmont Vancouver Airport

The chefs at Fairmont Vancouver Airport have crafted a special Turkey-to-Go package ($129 for 2 people; $459 for 8-10 guests) for pick-up October 8-10. The elaborate meal comes with freshly baked dinner rolls with creamery butter, a Fraser Valley roasted turkey, sage infused gravy, local cranberry relish, Yukon Gold whipped potatoes, maple Brussel sprouts with orange essence, traditional stuffing, and either pumpkin pie or old-fashioned pecan pie.

Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge

Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge

October 9 and 10 you can dine in the elegant surroundings of Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge for your Thanksgiving dinner ($95 per person, $45 for children 12 and under). The 3 course menu (children enjoy 2 courses) starts with an amuse bouche of roasted parsnip and apple velouté, which is then followed by roasted beet salad, slow roasted sage turkey breast with confit leg, and finishes with spiced pumpkin pie with Armagnac crème anglaise and Chantilly.

Hydra Estiatorio Mediterranean

Hydra Estimatorio Mediterrean

Hydra Estiatorio Mediterranean, along with other Executive Table Restaurants, is offering a Turkey Dinner to Go for pick-up on October 8. If you order by October 3, the package comes with a complimentary bottle of wine. The menu consists of a whole roasted herb-brushed turkey, salsa verde, Bourbon gravy, roasted butternut squash and farro salad, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, wild rice and bacon stuffing, honey glazed baby carrots, forno-roasted Brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce, baguette and honey butter, and pumpkin pie. They’re accepting orders up until October 6.

P2B Bistro & Bar

P2B Bistro & Bar

P2B Bistro & Bar is offering Thanksgiving menu items for a week (October 3-10) with selections such as a traditional turkey dinner with mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts, herb jus, sage brioche stuffing, and cranberry orange relish; a turkey sandwich with cranberry mayo, bacon, baby arugula, and apricot marmalade—all served on sourdough with fries or salad; and deep dish apple pie with salted caramel ice cream.

They’re also offering a Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go ($109 for 2 people; $379 for 8-10 people) for pick-up October 8-10. It includes a whole oven-roasted turkey, Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, herb buttered French beans, brioche sage stuffing, a deep-dish cinnamon apple pie, and much more. The dinner for 8-10 also comes with a bottle of BC wine.

Water St. Café

Water St. Cafe

Take a trip to Gastown for Water St. Café’s Thanksgiving Dinner October 9 and 10. The three-course menu ($49 per person) starts with a choice between maple butternut squash bisque or a harvest salad; followed by either a turkey duo, lingcod and clams, or eggplant parmigiana; and ends with either flourless chocolate cake or fresh fruit sorbet.

By Tara Lee
Source Inside Vancouver

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