Does eating at the city’s finest restaurants weekend after weekend get tiring? Please, let us know, because our pocketbooks restrict us from living such a lavish lifestyle. Luckily, there’s Dine Out Vancouver, in which 20-plus restaurants offer three-course prix fixe menus at (nearly) fast food prices. Here, some of the best deals to be had.
If you’re keen to summit Grouse for dining, not shredding, go now. Enjoy the view over a glass of B.C. wine while you decide between the Qualicum Bay scallops and Fraser Valley pork. $38. 6400 Nancy Greene Way, 604-998-5045.
This futuristic False Creek resto is offering prices from the past on sustainable selections, including 100 Mile seafood chowder and wild Haida Gwaii keta salmon. $28. 1661 Granville St., 604-646-4668.
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Daniel Boulud – a master of the tempting prix-fixe – is offering fresh spring selections such as Grandpa Country Pork Terrine, Rock Hen Duo and a rhubarb crisp that rivals Grandma’s. $38. 2551 West Broadway, 604-739-7115.
Locavores will be crowding this English Bay dining room for Maple Hill Farm chicken liver parfait, wild silverbrite salmon and farmhouse cheesecake with Okanagan cherries. $38. 1193 Denman St., 604-685-7337.
It’s hard to get a table here on an average weekend, so book now – or risk going to your grave without knowing how delicious Les Champignons de Kerala (black trumpet, cardamom and truffle soup, roasted king oyster and curried goat cheese) truly is. $38. 562 Beatty St., 604-879-7119.
Image courtesy of Jeremy Lim.