East Van Dumpling Fest Crawl on January 17

This event has been postponed to February 7, 2024 due to snow. Experience different restaurants and tastes that may include Chinese dumplings, to Italian gnocchi, Nepalese momos to Mexican empanadas, Dessert dumplings and more.

Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit many different types of restaurants throughout the event.

**** VIP Experience ***** – a limited number of tickets are available at this special price that includes a special guided experience, during a preview hour that starts at 5pm, exclusive to this VIP Experience.

See one of our past Dumpling Fest tours here and an Instagram reel

Visit each of the participating restaurants at your leisure by car or transit.

View our past events, photos and more here!


Vivace on the Drive

1728 Commercial Dr, Vancouver


Instagram @vivaceonthedrive

Cuisine: Italian/European

Vivace on the Drive comes alive with delicious food, drink and live music nightly. The 120-year-old building once housed another supper club that ran for many years, the whole inside of the building was rebuilt to modern day furnishings and the supper club has returned to create a wonderful dining experience. With Chef Rory Byrne leading the kitchen, he has created a wonderful ala carte dinner menu along with a Chef’s Tasting Menu where you have the option of 4 courses, 5 courses or 6 courses for dinner; he also offers a daytime menu along with happy hour in the afternoon.

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Di Olvia Tasting Bar

2632 East Hastings Street, Vancouver


Twitter: @diolivastore

Instagram @diolivatastingbar

Cuisine: Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar Tastings Bar

Di Oliva Tasting Bar has over 50 kinds of Extra Virgin Premium Olive Oils from around the world and Balsamic Vinegars imported from Modena, Italy.

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2815 Main Street, Vancouver

Web: https://maizalrestaurant.ca/

Instagram: @maizal_rmf

Cuisine: Mexican

Enjoy classic hand-crafted cuisine just like on the streets of Mexico. Enjoy gluten free dishes, real Mexican beverages and their famous soft shell tacos. Fresh corn tortillas made to order and more.

Momo Hut

6372 Fraser Street. Vancouver

Tel: (604) 428-8040

Web: https://momohut.ca/


Cuisine: Nepalese and Himalayan

Momo Hut remains committed to serving the finest Nepalese cuisine available for both dine-in and takeout. Momo Hut proudly welcomes everyone to experience the best of Nepalese cuisine at its Fraser Street location in Vancouver.

Hype Chocolate Co.

855 E Hastings St, Vancouver


Instagram @hypechocolate.co

Cuisine: Chocolate dessert emporium

A nostalgic chocolate and ice cream shop located in the Strathcona neighbourhood  is a chocolate-covered sweet tooth’s dream . The store still sells your favourite chocolate bars and sweet treats but they’ve also added ice cream to the mix and are having fun with floats, milkshakes, and ice cream sandwiches and so much more.



Early-bird Tickets: $69 per person before December 24, 2023

Regular Tickets: $79 per person through to February 4, 2024.

VIP Experience: $129 per person (until sold out, limited number of tickets available)

Note: Eventbrite fee and GST is extra on all tickets purchased online.

Ticket price includes tasting plates of dumplings at each of the participating restaurants on this self-guided tour throughout the evening.

Note: ALL Tickets must be purchased in advance online. All ticket sales are final. Participating restaurants subject to change. Event produced by CMI Chat Media Inc. This is an all ages event and everyone is welcome. Check out our event FAQ for more info here.

Refund Policy: We understand that plans can change, but please note that all ticket sales are final. While we can’t offer refunds, you’re more than welcome to transfer your ticket to another person if you find yourself unable to attend.

This event takes place during the Dine Out Festival 2024 join us for our other Dine Out Fest Events, presented by Destination Vancouver.

Event produced by CMI Chat Media Inc.