Taste of Yaletown event brings a fresh approach with Sharing & Pairing menu 

Taste of Yaletown event brings a fresh approach with Sharing & Pairing menu 


YBIA announces 12th annual dining event and reveals participating restaurants 


The Yaletown Business Improvement Association (YBIA) is excited to announce the 12th annual Taste of Yaletown (TOY), a two-week dining event showcasing unique dishes from 31 restaurants in the neighbourhood. This year’s popular dining event will run from October 13 – 27th, bringing a fresh approach to the 3-course special menu with curated set of small share plates and pairings to showcase the very best of local cuisine. Restaurants will offer exclusive featured menus, special tastings and innovative pairing combinations at set prices of $25, $35, $45.


This year the chefs will celebrate the very best of Yaletown cuisine, and the communal nature of dining experiences. Guests will graze exclusive menus of delectable tastings, pairings, and sharings, giving foodies the chance to uncover delectable tastes and share an array of exciting dishes. From delicious Italian dishes, creative Vietnamese fusion and West Coast seafood to delicious wines and inventive cocktails – the two week dining event will tantalize the tastes buds of a wide variety of cultures and culinary preferences.

Hamilton Street Grill - Britney Gill Photography
Hamilton Street Grill – Britney Gill Photography

With 31 Yaletown restaurants offering special menus and wines for a limited time, Taste of Yaletown is the perfect time to celebrate and savor Vancouver’s best dining district.

La Pentola - Britney Gill Photography
La Pentola – Britney Gill Photography

“With some of the city’s most talented chefs, and an eclectic collection of culinary offerings to explore, Yaletown presents a truly unique culinary journey for all to enjoy” states Annette O’Shea Executive Director of the Yaletown Business Improvement Association. “With our new Sharing & Pairing menu format, we are promising that this year’s Taste of Yaletown will showcase an amazing array of menu offerings and incredible dining experiences. We are looking forward to seeing what the chefs are going to serve up this year for their exclusive Taste of Yaletown menus”.

Brix and Mortar Courtyard - Britney Gill Photography
Brix and Mortar Courtyard – Britney Gill Photography

For the 12th year in a row, Yaletown will be making a donation to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. Since the event began in 2004, Taste of Yaletown has raised over $112,000. in support of local community initiatives.

The list of participating restaurants for Taste of Yaletown 2016:

21 Nautical Miles Seafood Bar

Bistro Sakana

Brix and Mortar

Cactus Club Café

DD Mau

The Greek by Anatoli

Hapa Izakaya

Honjin Sushi

House Special

Hub Yaletown

Hurricane Grill

Kuma Izakaya

La Pentola

La Terraza

Lime and Moon Pie Company

Little Saigon Yaletown

Minami Restaurant

New Oxford Public House

The Distillery Bar + Kitchen

The Parlour Yaletown

Provence Marinaside

Rodney’s Oyster House


Simply Thai Restaurant

Sushi Maro

Urban Thai Bistro

West Oak Restaurant

WildTale Coastal Grill

Yaletown Brewing Company

Yaletown L’Antipasto

Zend Conscious Lounge



Please visit https://yaletowninfo.com/event/taste-of-yaletown-2016/ for menu details from each restaurant and join the conversation online using the official Taste of Yaletown hashtag: #TOY2016

About Taste of Yaletown: Taste of Yaletown invites the public to experience the diverse culinary offerings, delectable wines, and unique atmosphere of Vancouver’s premier dining district. Since 2004, Taste of Yaletown has become known as one of the top dining events in the Vancouver calendar, drawing crowds from all corners of the city to experience the best in dining at an affordable price.

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