Dine Out Festival in Gastown – Gastown
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January 23 2023

Dine Out Festival in Gastown

One of Vancouver’s fav festivals are back. The 21st season of the Dine Out Vancouver Festival takes places from January 20th to February 5th, 2023​​​​​​​​.

Say hello to the 10 Gastown restaurants that are partaking in this stellar event this year. And say hello to culinary experiences like no other.

Try not to salivate as you read your way through all the delicious menus:

Photo by @alportoristorante

At Al Porto Ristorante you can enjoy an italian three course dinner. They also do have gluten-free and vegetarian options:

Appetizer

Insalata Caesar or Antipasto or Smoked Salmon

Entrees

Canadian Prime New York Striploin or Linguine Pescatore or Stuffed Sockeye Roll

Desserts

Tiramisu or Chocolate Ganache Cake

📍 321 Water St

Price for this Menu: $65

Photo by @cloughclub

The cocktail bar Clough Club also has a small three course menu – perfect for a cocktail night out! They also have vegetarian options on their menu:

Appetizer

Crispy Dumplings

Entrees

Reuben Dog

Desserts

Lucky Charms Marshmallow Treat

📍 212 Abbott Street

Price for this Menu: $25

Photo by @dibepperestaurant

The italian Restaurant Di Beppe is also a part of the Dine Out Festival and offers a delicous culinary expierence for you in their three course menu:

Appetizer

Olives or Breaded Artichokes

Entrees

Carbonara or Puttanesca

Desserts

Tiramisu or Cannoli

📍 8 W Cordova Street

Price for this Menu: $46

Photo by @monarcavancouver

For another mexican and latin american expierience you can visit Monarca. For this Dine Out season, they offer a three course menu with lots of different options to choose from – vegetarian options are also available:

Appetizer

Elote Callejero or Tostada de Cevicheelote Callejero or Ensalada Iceberg 

Entrees

Ling Cod al Pastor or Tacos Campechanos or Emmoladas de Pollo 

Desserts

Churros

📍 181 Carrall Street

Price for this Menu: $55

Photo by @nubatown

For a mediterranean three course meal, check out Nuba in Gastown! They offer an authentic lebanese cuisine with lots of gluten-free and vegetarian options – you should definetly don’t miss out on their Dine Out Festival special:

Appetizer

Fresh Kale Pasta or Bison Shawarma Man’oushe

Entrees

Filo Beet Terrine or Lamb Shank

Desserts

Coconut Balouza or Ma’amoul

📍 207 West Hastings Street

Price for this Menu: $43

Photo by @osfcanada

The Old Spagehtti Factory in Gastown has three menus to offer – a lunch, dinner and vegetarian menu. They have a wide range of delicious italian food and here is what’s included in their special three course menu:

Appetizer

Crispy Mozzarella Triangles or Parmesan Sweet Potato Fries

Entrees

Spaghetti with Meatballs or Fettuccine Alfredo or Pesto Linguine

Desserts

Ultimate Cheesecake or Chocolate Layer Cake

📍 53 Water Street

Price for this Menu: $25

Photo by @pourhouse

Near the Gastown Steam Clock you can find Pourhouse. They have two different Dine Out Festival menus for you – one for lunch and one for dinner. Besides their delicious american kitchen, they also have lots of different drinks that you should definetly try with their three course dinner:

Appetizer

Truffle Tots or Caesar Salad or Beef Tartare 

Entrees

Bison, Blueberry Sausage & Smoked Potato or Fish & Chips or 6oz Sirloin

Desserts

Cheese Plate or Banana Foster

📍 162 Water Street

Price for this Menu: $55

Photo by @robba_damatti

The Restaurant Robba Da Matti serves you a delicious three course menu for this Dine Out Season. They also have vegetarian options. Join them for a nice italian nightout in Gastown: 

Appetizer

Beef Carpaccio or Insalata Romana or Bruschetta Leccese 

Entrees

Gnocchi al Pesto & Burrata or Lobster & Crab Ravioli or Pappardelle “Rosche Rosche”

Desserts

Tiramisu or Panna Cotta or Lavender Creme Brulee

📍 12 Powell Street

Price for this Menu: $55

Photo by @smithsofgastown

For a cozy nightout you should try the special three course menu at the Smith’s of Gastown! The irish bar has an elegant lounge and great cocktails to offer as well as excellent food:

Appetizer

Garlic Mushrooms

Entrees

Beef Dip

Desserts

Chocolate Fudge Brownie

📍 208 & 212 Carrall Street

Price for this Menu: $35

Photo by @thegreekbyanatoli

Another delicious three-course meal is available at The Greek in Gastown. As the name implies, the cuisine is typically Greek. They also have some gluten-free and vegetarian options:

Appetizer

Calamari or Lentil Salad or Kotopita

Entrees

Chicken Souvlaki or Beyond Souvlaki or Pork Souvlaki 

Desserts

Chocolate Mousse or Ekmek

📍 221 Carrall St

Price for this Menu: $40

Photo by @waterstcafe

The famous italian Water St. Cafe is also a part of the Dine Out Festival. They have four different menus to offer – a brunch, lunch, dinner and vegetarian menu with three courses and lots of options to choose from:

Appetizer

Warm Olives or Daily Soup or Caeser Salad 

Entrees

Dulce de Leche Waffles or Salmon Gravlax Benny or Avocado Toast

Desserts

Tiramisu or Fresh Fruit Sorbetto

📍 300 Water Street

Price for this Menu: $34-49