What fine dining restaurants in Vancouver are offering take out right now?

Whether it’s a date, anniversary or anniversary, or for no reason other than “dinner”, here are some crazy take-out options.

No indoor dining in the province? For some Vancouver restaurants, this means a quick pivot to take-out – including at some restaurants where it typically revolves around the dining experience. Right now, for those who are able to swing some treat-yourself-level takeout within the budget, these wild times come with the opportunity to enjoy some of the best craziest meals in town. in your own home (or park, porch or car).

Whether it’s a date, anniversary or anniversary, or for no other reason than “dinner”, here are 10 exceptional take-out options at Vancouver restaurants.

Saint Laurent

When March kicked off – when indoor dining was on the menu – Saint-Laurent also launched its exciting “Tour de France” series with menus inspired by different regions of France. Chef / owner JC Poirier started off with an exploration of Lyon, and that exploration continues, with the menu moving to a must-have take-out option available Tuesday through Sunday through April 30. The Lyon-inspired menu showcases Auvergne cuisine. -Rhone-Alpes region with a delicious range of dishes and the possibility of adding food-wine pairings from the vineyards and estates of Burgundy, Beaujolais, Jura, Savoie, Auvergne and Vallée du Rhône, all handpicked by the team of sommeliers from the restaurant. St. Lawrence has been successful in the take-out game since last spring, so take note of this amazing option if you’re planning a special dinner to savor this month. Order via Tock; Pickup is from St. Lawrence to Gastown.


Without being able to get a table at AnnaLena in Kitsilano, fear not: Big AL has you covered. Big AL’s takeaways, ie. “The AnnaLena team creates weekly menus that you can enjoy at home, not with us, until it is safe to do so,” says the popular modern restaurant on the Pacific West Coast. The four-course tasting menu gives you the rare chance to sample their dishes at home, and at $ 59 per person, it’s a steal for a special night out or, as AnnaLena says “at the beach, at the park, in your backyard or even in the car because you can’t wait. ” Order through Resy.

Mackenzie Room + Say Mercy!

BBQ Bolo at Say Mercy in Vancouver. Photo by Lindsay William-Ross / Vancouver is awesome

These sibling sites have joined forces to create the ultimate takeout offering, the MackMercy menu. You can have the best of both worlds, including one or both legendary tasting menus from each acclaimed restaurant; there’s Say Mercy’s “Jesus Take the Wheel” barbecue mix for Italian fare, or The Mackenzie Room’s “I Want it All” menu of modern Cascadian fare. Or reduce it to signature Mackenzie Room fare like ‘Chicken of the Sea’ or Say Mercy’s BBQ Bolo, with Parker House Butter Buns and Banana Pudding Cannoli for dessert. Order via Tock; pickup is from Say Mercy on Fraser.

Oca Pastificio

This little Drive shopping place for hand-made pasta worthy of a treat really uses its noodles – take out, that is. Take-away meals are available for fun on weekends: Fridays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from noon to 8 p.m. or by going to the restaurant; “Fresh pasta doesn’t take long,” the restaurant joked on social media.


menu-degustation-pidgin-vancouver-bcA tasting menu at Pidgin in the Gastown district of Vancouver. By Pidgin / Facebook

Vancouverites love Pidgin’s tasting menu for two to go. The Gastown Restaurant offers a seven-course meal that is the definition of a special occasion feast, featuring carefully prepared and packaged dishes tailored for in-home enjoyment. Order ahead via Tock for a prepaid pickup at Pidgin, or to choose your own adventure-style meal at Pidgin, head to their in-house delivery platform, FromTo, where you can choose from dishes and combos. individual. PS, while you’re on FromTo, check out this innovative no-cost platform for local restaurants and see what other fantastic Vancouver restaurants are on board.


One of the most exciting openings of late 2019 was Published, a contemporary fine-dining restaurant on Main Street. While they have terrace service (on sunny days Wednesday through Sunday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., no reservations), Published also has a limited take-out menu, giving you the chance to see what they’re up to. Take-out is available Wednesday through Sunday from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. The restaurant said it will share more menu details on its Instagram account (@ published.on.main).

Kissa tanto

kissa-tanto-pasta-tajarinRight now, Kissa Tanto’s signature fusion dishes are available to take out. . Photo: Kissa Tanto / Facebook

Normally, Kissa Tanto offers the thrill of climbing the stairs to slip into the fancy second-floor restaurant to escape the hustle and bustle of the city below, but these days the Italian-Japanese fusion spot cooks up its dishes to to take with. Order a la carte from its menu of “Tender to the Tooth” fusion pasta dishes, shareable dishes, small bites and more. Order for a prepaid withdrawal via Tock.

Ugly dumpling

There has been an evolution over the past year behind the scenes at this hangout on The Drive. Ugly Dumpling now prepares dishes from its seasonal, daily rotating menu showcasing local produce, along with carefully selected sake and natural wines, to take out. “Ugly Take-Away” is available Thursday through Monday from 5 to 9:30 p.m. and offers an omakase tasting menu (chef’s choice) for $ 80, or the restaurant’s popular more casual “staff meal” selections (when dishes are available. suitable for take-out). You can also order their dumplings and chili oil to enjoy at home. Order via Tock.

At the counter

Famous French bistro in Kitsilano prepares take-out with an elegant tasting menu, available four evenings a week for pre-order. The menu will change weekly and will always include your choice of a starter (such as a duck liver parfait or roasted carrot soup), a main course (such as beef cheeks braised in red wine) and a dessert (such as a chocolate lava cake). Add wine, beer or soft drinks. No ordering by phone; order via Tock.

Fanny Bay Oyster Bar and Seafood Market

fanny-bay-oyster-bar-vancouver-bcAww, shucks … you can get oysters to shell yourself at Fanny Bay in downtown Vancouver. Photo: Fanny Bay Oyster Bar and Shellfish Market / Facebook

If you fancy a taste of the offerings at this downtown “Tide to Table” oyster bar and shellfish market, you can sit on the patio or order one of its seafood boxes, including a brand new one. “picnic for two”. “bundle up. You will say” awww, shucks “, while you savor oysters you can peel yourself next to delicious cold dishes like geoduck sashimi with sesame soba noodles, tuna tartare, etc. Or go for one of Fanny Bay’s other kits, like a “Seafood Boil Feast” or a “Seafood Basics Box”, perfect for dipping into a perfectly satisfying seafood meal Order through food reservation.

Looking for other delicious Vancouver take-out options? We’ll be showcasing other great local places to support as indoor dining is no longer on the menu at this time. Want to suggest a location or ask for a theme for a quick tour? Email [email protected]

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