Taste of Yaletown announces participating restaurants for 2019

YBIA Reveals Participating Restaurants for the 15th Annual Taste of Yaletown

The annual Yaletown dining event returns with Happy Hour deals in addition to tiered pricing set menus 

The Yaletown Business Improvement Association (YBIA) is proud to announce the 15th annual Taste of Yaletown (TOY), a popular community-based event that invites the public to try a variety of dishes from premier restaurants throughout the neighbourhood. From October 17th to 27th, restaurants will offer diners the choice of special menus at set prices of $35, $45, and $55, or dining casually with Happy Hour deals. 

This year’s Taste of Yaletown is embracing Vancouver’s Happy Hour culture with their #MyHappyHour theme. Participating restaurants will offer Happy Hour menus for Taste of Yaletown, giving diners the chance to experience small dishes and select drinks from their menu. With #MyHappyHour, diners now have the choice between having a 3-course menu or grabbing a few bites and drinks after work. New this year, #MyHappyHour FREE public Wi-Fi will take you directly to the best Happy Hour spots in Yaletown. 

As Yaletown continues to grow as a premier dining hub in the city of Vancouver, the YBIA is pleased to have many long-standing dining establishments participate in the food festival year-after-year. Among these returning restaurants are local favourites, Brix and Mortar, House Special, The Keg Steakhouse and Bar and The Greek By Anatoli, who will once again be offering delicious menus throughout the event. 

Yaletown restaurants will offer special menus and pairings for a limited time, making Taste of Yaletown the perfect time to celebrate and savour Vancouver’s best dining district, revel in the longstanding restaurants and pre-book reservations for holiday parties. 

“Taste of Yaletown is a longstanding community event, connecting people with Yaletown over exquisite culinary dishes,” states Annette O’Shea, Executive Director of the Yaletown Business Improvement Association. “This year is all about choice, we know diners don’t always have time for a 3-course menu, so we wanted to provide them with a taste of Happy Hour. The event showcases our local chef’s talents and allows the city to come out and experience some of Vancouver’s top restaurants, at a price they can afford.” 

The Yaletown Business Improvement Association is dedicated to supporting business in the neighbourhood but also committed to giving back to the community. For the 15th year in a row, Yaletown will be making a donation to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. Taste of Yaletown has raised over $115,000 in efforts to support the local community since the event began in 2004. 

The list of participating restaurants for Taste of Yaletown 2019: 

Banter Room Bistro, Sakana, Brix and Mortar, Cactus Club Cafe, Flying Pig, House Special, Little Saigon, Provence Marinaside, Robba da Matti, Rodney’s Oyster House, The Greek by Anatoli, The Yaletown Keg Steakhouse and Bar, West Oak Restaurant, Wildtale, Yaletown Brewing Co, Yaletown Distilling Co 

Please visit YaletownInfo for menu details from each restaurant and join the conversation online using the official Taste of Yaletown hashtag: #TasteOfYaletown. 

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. 

photo: Jade Stone Photography

For two weeks in October, Taste of Yaletown brings diners featured menus, special tastings and innovative pairings. You have the opportunity to select special offerings from participating restaurants, each with a special offering at $35 • $45 • $55.

Plus, we’re thrilled to introduce you #myHappyHour, where participating restaurants provide an exclusive Happy Hour menu for you to enjoy after a long day of work.

1. Call or book your reservation between Oct 17th and 27th with the restaurant of your choice.

2. Enjoy a meal that’s been carefully selected by that restaurant.


Taste of Yaletown festival is made possible in part with the support of our sponsors:

Media release provided by Eva Gallagher, Talk Shop Media. Feature image: Taste of Yaletown 2018 Provence Marinaside photo: Cindy Nguyen

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