2023 Vancouver Christmas Dining Guide: Top Menus, Festive Dinners & Turkey Takeouts Revealed

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The festive season is finally here and Vancouver restaurants are here to make your holiday celebrations memorable and delicious.

Whether you’re looking to gather with loved ones over a Christmas Eve dinner, enjoy a lavish Christmas Day feast, or simplify your holiday with a gourmet turkey takeout, there’s a restaurant that has you covered.

Below are various delicious holiday menus and options to make your Christmas celebrations a tasty one!

Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Dine-In

1. Boulevard Kitchen + Oyster Bar

Christmas Eve Dine-In

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Savour a special Christmas Eve dinner at Boulevard Kitchen + Oyster Bar, featuring a selection of festive dishes. Enjoy the holiday with a delightful meal in a welcoming atmosphere.

Date: December 24
Location: Boulevard Kitchen + Oyster Bar
Price: $86 per person (regular menu also available)
Menu: See Menu
Phone #: 604-642-2900
Reserve now: Reserve here

Christmas Day Brunch Dine-In

Brunch Date & Time: December 25, 10:30am – 2:00pm
Brunch Price: $110 per person ($45 kids’ menu 4-12)
Menu: See Here
Phone #: 604-642-2900
Reserve now: Call to book

Christmas Day Dinner

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Join Boulevard Kitchen + Oyster Bar for an exquisite four-course Christmas dinner. Choose from holiday classics or indulge in unique creations by their award-winning team.

Dinner Date & Time: December 25, 4:30pm – 9:00pm
Price: $130 per person ($45 kids’ menu 4-12)
Menu: See here
Phone #: 604-642-2900
Reserve now: Call to book

2. Botanist Restaurant

Christmas Eve Dinner

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Experience a gourmet Christmas Eve dinner at Botanist in Downtown Vancouver. This exclusive menu features an array of unique and flavourful dishes for a special celebration.

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Date: December 24, 2023
Location: Botanist Restaurant, Downtown Vancouver
Price: $178 per person, wine/champagne pairings for $220
Phone #: Contact Botanist Restaurant for details
Reserve now: Reserve here

3. H Tasting Lounge

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Christmas Dinner Exclusive Menu

Celebrate the holidays at H Tasting Lounge with a four-course Christmas feast. This exclusive menu offers a range of exquisite dishes for a memorable evening.

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Date: December 24 & 25, 4pm – 10pm
Location: H Tasting Lounge
Price: $100 per person plus taxes & 18% gratuity
Phone #: +1 604 691 6962
Reserve now: Reserve here

Dome Exclusive Christmas Dinner

Indulge in a five-course feast under the stars at H Tasting Lounge’s Dome. A perfect setting for a unique and luxurious Christmas dining experience.

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Date: December 24 & 25, Evening seatings
Location: H Tasting Lounge Dome
Price: $150 per person, minimum spend of $600++
Phone #: +1 604 691 6962
Reserve now: Reserve Here

4. Forage Restaurant

Christmas Day Three-Course Feast

Join Forage Restaurant for a delightful Christmas Day feast, featuring a three-course meal with locally-sourced ingredients.

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Date: December 25, Seatings at 4, 6, 8 p.m.
Address: 1300 Robson St, Vancouver BC
Price: Take-out $55 plus tax | Dine-in $75 plus tax, gratuity
Phone #: 604-661-1400
Reserve now: Book at Forage

5. Water Street Cafe

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Christmas Eve Dinner

Get ready to jingle and mingle at Water St. Cafe this Christmas Eve! Head down to Gastown for a festive 3-course feast that’s sure to spread holiday cheer.

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Date: December 24th
Address: 300 Water Street, Vancouver, BC
Price: $69 per person
Phone #: (604) 689-2832
Reserve Now: Reserve Now

Christmas Day

Celebrate Christmas Day in style at Gastown’s Water St. Cafe! Indulge in a luxurious 4-course menu, crafted to make your holiday merry and bright.

A feast perfect for creating memories!

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Date: December 25th
Address: 300 Water Street, Vancouver, BC
Price: $109 per person
Phone #: (604) 689-2832
Reserve Now: Reserve now

Turkey Take Out

1. Railtown Catering

Half Size Package

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Simplify your holiday feast with Railtown Catering’s gourmet half-size Turkey To-Go package. Enjoy a variety of delicious sides and a pre-carved sage-roasted turkey, perfect for smaller gatherings.

Dates: Pickup or delivery on Dec 24th, 25th, and 26th
Price: $309.00
Serves: 5-6 people

Includes:

  • Half of a 17 lbs sage-roasted turkey (pre-sliced)
  • Traditional giblet gravy
  • Wild flower honey & ginger infused cranberry sauce
  • Organic greens salad with candied walnuts and citrus
  • Dried apricot, chestnut & brioche bread stuffing
  • Maple glazed sweet potatoes
  • Mashed Yukon gold potatoes
  • Buttered carrots
  • Brussels sprouts with toasted almonds
  • House made dinner rolls & focaccia bread, sweet butter
  • Pecan pie

Order here

Full Size Package

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Ideal for larger gatherings, the full-size Turkey To-Go package from Railtown Catering includes a complete turkey dinner with all the trimmings, ready to heat and serve.

Dates: Pickup on Dec 24th, 25th, and 26th
Price: $449.00
Serves: 10-12 people

Includes:

  • 17 lbs sage-roasted turkey (pre-sliced)
  • And the same accompaniments as the half size package

Order here

2. Forage Restaurant

Whole Turkey for Groups

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Gather your friends and family for a whole JD Farms Specialty Turkey from Forage, perfect for larger groups. Enjoy a Whole roasted JD Farms specialty turkey dinner with stuffing, gravy, potatoes & cranberry sauce at home.

It is made hot, ready to be served, 8kg turkey for approximately 12-15 people.

Date: December 25, Limited pick-up in the evening
Address: 1300 Robson St, Vancouver BC
Price: $395 plus tax and gratuity (serves 9 adults)
Phone #: 604-661-1400
Reserve now: Book at Forage

3. H Tasting Lounge

Festive Turkey Takeout

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Enjoy a lavish festive feast at home with H Tasting Lounge’s turkey takeout. Perfect for hosting 8 to 10 guests with delicious traditional accompaniments.

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Date: Available for Dec 24 & 25
Location: Pick up at H Tasting Lounge
Price: $479 per order (feeds 8-10 guests)
Phone #: +1 604 691 6962
Reserve now: Reserve here Order by December 20, 2023

4. Fairmont Vancouver Notch8

Christmas Turkey To-Go

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Celebrate Christmas with a sumptuous turkey dinner from Fairmont Vancouver Notch8. Choose from two options to serve your gathering, with easy pick-up and heating instructions.

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Date: Pick Up on Dec 24 & 25, 10 am – 4 pm
Location: Fairmont Vancouver Notch8
Price: Option #1 – $299 (Serves 4-5), Option #2 – $499 (Serves 8-10)
Phone #: Contact Fairmont Vancouver Notch8 for details
Reserve now: Order here by December 19 at 5 pm

December Holiday Menus

1. Fairmont Vancouver Notch8 – December Festive Lunch Buffet

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Join Notch8 for a lavish festive lunch buffet this December. Enjoy a range of delicious dishes including a prime rib carvery and cheese fondue station.

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Date: December 1, 8, 11-15, 18-22, 11:15 am – 2:15 pm
Location: Notch8 Restaurant, Fairmont Vancouver
Price: Adults $89, Children $50 (not inclusive of tax & gratuity)
Phone #: Contact Fairmont Vancouver Notch8 for details
Reserve now: Reserve here

2. Coast Restaurant – Christmas Seafood Buffet Brunch

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Join Coast for an extraordinary Christmas Seafood Brunch Buffet! A one-day-only event featuring an array of the finest West Coast seafood and classic brunch favourites.

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Date: Dec 10
Location: 1052 Alberni Street, Vancouver BC
Price: $95 per adult, $35 per child (12 years and under)
Phone #: 604 685 5010
Reserve now: Reserve here

3. Miku Vancouver – Holiday Kaiseki Experience

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Immerse yourself in a luxurious dining experience at Miku Vancouver with their exclusive 7-course Holiday Kaiseki menu. Enjoy breathtaking harbour views and exquisite dishes curated by their executive culinary team.

Date: Dec 1 – Dec 31
Location: #70 – 200 Granville St, Vancouver, BC
Price: $195 per guest (plus 5% tax and 18% gratuity)
Menu: See Menu
Phone #:  604-568-3900
Reserve now: Reserve here

From intimate Christmas Eve dinners to grand Christmas Day feasts, and from hassle-free turkey takeouts to unique holiday specials, there’s something for everyone.

Whether you’re planning a family gathering, an intimate dinner for two, or simply looking to indulge in the holiday spirit, these festive menus ensure a memorable culinary experience.

So, make your reservations soon and get ready to indulge in the flavours of the season!