Dine Out Van Fest does brunch! Presented by Vancouver Foodster, this expanded event from 2014 is sure to please anyone who loves brunch. Visit 7+ restaurants throughout the Gastown neighbourhood as you taste all sorts of dishes in this brunch crawl.
Using your “passport” as your guide, you can enjoy a variety of dishes including juices, smoothies, coffees, and chai to eggs benny, pancakes, french toast, omelettes, pulled pork, hash browns, bacon, meats, desserts and so much more.
Time: 10am – 2pm
Participants include some of Gastown’s finest restaurants including:
36 Powell Street
The Milano taste was developed from a century of artisanship in the Italian coffee tradition. This distinguished taste comes from the skill of the torrefazzioni – a secret method roasting and blending, closely guarded, personally taught, and handed down generation to generation. Our lineage of Musetti, Curatolo, and now Turko brings the family owned and operated Casa Torrefazione (house roaster and blender) into the twenty-first century.
Brioche Urban Eatery
401 West Cordova
Cuisine: Comfort Food
Brioche Urban Eatery is owned and operated by Italian Chef Eduardo Bilardello with 27 years of Sicilian cuisine. Brioche has just celebrated 11 year anniversary in April. As you walk in the door you can feel the ambiance of Brioche and it gets you into that cozy, romantic mood. We offer delicious and authentic Italian,west coast cuisine.We offer all day brunch,homemade gnochi,fresh homemade bread, and sweets. We are very known for good size portions, pleasant staff, and catering anytime. We treat you as part of our family.
52 Alexander Street
Featuring dishes from Coastal and Continental Spanish kitchen along with wines and sherry from Spain.
216 Abbott Street
Cuisine: French bistro
A casual French bistro in the heart of Gastown, Vancouver. Jules Bistro blends traditional French cooking with innovated West Coast style.
159 West Hastings Street
Well hello! We are purebread, a family bakery with one simple mission: to bake delicious bread, savouries, cakes & treats that bring a smile to people’s faces. We have a fantastic team of people who are all as passionate about baking and eating good food as we are; we use real ingredients, experiment with our flavours and make everything by hand to produce yummy food that we’re all proud of. As baker’s, we need a real good coffee for the early starts – so it’s all served up with hot Stumptown on hand.
Jamaican Blue Cold Brew
Location: Abbott & Hastings NE corner
Cuisine: Cold Brew Coffee
Jamaica Blue Cold Brew is a distinctively bold & exceptionally smooth cold brewed coffee handmade with our special blend of Certified Jamaican Blue Mountain.
12 Powell Street
The restaurant decor and food is inspired by European charm with cozy comfort.
Rodney’s Oyster House Gastown
52 Powell Street
Rodney’s Oyster House is known for our fresh oysters. We are the best purveyor of oysters in the city. Our Shuckers have been trained by some of the best in the country. We have a small but perfectly executed menu with some of the freshest seafood in the city. With fresh oysters shucked right in front of you, clam chowders and steamed mussels cooked on our authentic steamer kettles, great maritime hospitality, what more do you want? We also can accommodate large parties in our “Ships Hold” room.
Registration: Milano Coffee -this is where you will show us your tickets and will pick up your Dining Passport Map Cards
- Vegetarian options will be available at many of the participating restaurants.
- Bring along a friend or two, your significant other, your family or come solo.
- A food mingling brunch event connecting Vancouver’s vibrant food community.
Visit each of the participating restaurants at your leisure by bike, moped, car, walking, or carpooling.
This event takes place during the Dine Out Festival 2015 join us for our other 5 neighborhood brunch crawls including Kitsilano, Main Street, Downtown Vancouver, West End and Commercial Drive, presented by Tourism Vancouver.