Updated! New Year’s Eve Restaurant Guide: 26 Vancouver Restaurants With NYE Specials

Where will your last meal of 2023 be?

Whether you’re a party animal or a homebody, we can all agree that the best way to ring in the new year is with a full belly. Which is why we’ve compiled this ultimate list of the best places to find the perfect last meal of 2023—always-great restaurants offering a little extra something special for your final bites of the year.  

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425 Georgia St.

Put your evening in the hands of culinary director Jeffereson Alvarez and watch a parade of dishes arrive at your table: elk tartare, Hokkaido uni linguini and more. Watch for the special caviar cart rolling through the room. Tickets are $199, reserve here  

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AnnaLena. Photo by Allison Kuhl.


1809 W 1st Ave.

If you can snag a reservation to the perpetually full AnnaLena (our 2023 Restaurant of the Year!) for New Year’s Eve, we think that means some good things for 2024. The six-course “Reveillion” meal focuses on classic French cuisine and “luxurious favourites.” $280 per person, reserve here.  

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900 Canada Pl.

The five-course meal features tenderloin and lobster (or a hearty lentil pithivier, if you’re of the vegetarian persuasion), alongside live music. It’s $199 per person (plus $99 for wine pairings), and reservations can be made online. 

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Au Comptoir 

2278 W 4th Ave.

Finish up the year en Francais with the decadent menu from the beloved French room. You know fois gras is going to be involved. $135 per person, menu and contact info here.

READ MORE: The Best French Restaurants in Vancouver 

Blue Water Café 

1095 Hamilton St.

Seafood lovers: this is your ideal spot for finishing up 2023. A three-course menu features plenty of options in the upscale, Christmas-cozy Yaletown room. From $135 per person, reserve here.  

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Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar 

845 Burrard St.

The award-winning seafood spot (it took home Best Upscale Restaurant in Vanmag‘s 2023 Restaurant Awards) is serving up three- or four-course menus for the big night. While scallops are the obvious choice, don’t skip on the housemade, burrata-filled pasta. From $155 per person, reserve here.  

Botanist Restaurant  

1038 Canada Pl. 

Just down the road from Arc at the other swanky Coal Harbour Fairmont, you can ring in the New Year with a special “We’ll Take It From Here” tasting menu at Botanist. Why not end the year with a little surprise? $178 per person, or $220 with premium wine pairings. Reserve here. 

Brass Fish 

385 Burrard St.

Is it a holiday party without jazz? We didn’t think so. Brass Fish’s “supper club” party pairs a three-course menu and specialty cockatils with a live jazz trio. If you’re ready to groove after your meal, stick around for the post-dinner dance party and midnight champagne toast. $75 per person ($30 for the post-dinner celebration at 9 p.m.), reserve here. 

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Burdock and Co 

2702 Main St.

Chef Andrea Carlson will guide a room full of lucky diners through seven seasonally focused courses. Level up with wine pairings selected by Michelin-honoured somm Kelcie Jones. $250 per person, reserve here. 

READ MORE: What It’s Like to Win a Michelin Star, According to Chef Andrea Carlson

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C Prime

1015 Burrard St.

Surprisingly, steak is nowhere to be found on this steakhouse’s four-course holiday dinner. Instead, the decadent menu centres around housemade pasta and Wellingtons (beef or sablefish). $190 per person (which includes a welcome drink), reserve here.

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Fable Kitchen

Executive chef Matthew Villamoran is planning a farm-to-table feast: prepare yourself. Four courses include dishes like confit sunchoke and housemade carbonara. $110 per person, reserve here.

Fanny Bay Oyster House

762 Cambie St.

I think we can all agree: if New Year’s had an official dish, it would be oysters. So do it up right at Fanny Bay, with a bottle of Taittinger Champagne and a dozen assorted oysters. $120, reserve here. 

Folke. Photo: Red Sky Photography


2585 W Broadway

A plant-forward chef’s choice menu includes a welcome glass of sparkling wine, six courses and dessert (and petit fours, too)! $125 per person, reserve here.  


1300 Robson St.

No better way to foster a feeling of togetherness on this special night than with a good ol’ fashioned share plate. Forage’s special Surf and Turf Board (Feel free to get possessive with the individual desserts and glasses of bubbles that accompany it, though.) $275, reserve here.


590 W Georgia St.

There’s an early à la carte seating at Glowbal that goes all out (think chilled cavair and kusshi oysters), but it’s the 8 p.m. Gala Dinner that’s a true experience, complete with a three-course set menu, balloon drop and live entertainment. $168 per person, book here. 

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801 W Georgia St.

New Year’s Eve tasting menus aren’t a competition… but chef David Hawksworth’s promise of eight courses definitely makes a statement. Bradner Farms striploin and lobster are the stars of the show here. $240 per person, reserve here.  

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Honey Salt

39 Smithe St.

If you’re heading downtown for a night of NYE dancing, Honey Salt is a short walk from the Granville strip, with a multi-course menu of the resto’s classic dishes there to fortify you before you start your club crawl: Dungeness crab Louie salad, Pacific black cod and more. $100 per person, reserve here.

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217 Carrall St.

If you’re going to indulge in the L’Abattoir experience, you may as well go big with the optional Dom Perignon pairings. But even without imbibing, the five-course feast from the all-star team here is going to have you feeling celebratory. $206.25 (inclusive of tip and tax), or $543.75 (with pairings); reserve here.

Minami. Photo: Maria Gonzalez


1118 Mainland St.

Seven courses from chef Alan Ferrer are the perfect way to work your way up to the big countdown—think sashimi, Iwate A5 Wagyu beef and Minami’s pitch-perfect Aburi sushi. From $188 per person, reservations available here. 


900 W Georgia St.

Downtown is so pretty during the holidays, so keep yourself at the centre of it all and snag a reservation at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver’s Notch 8. A three course meal kicks off with a complimentary glass of bubbly. $99 per person, make reservations here.

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Published on Main 

Former Chef of the Year, Gus Stieffenhofer-Brandson, is behind the wheel of an epic tasting menu that focuses on local ingredients and whimsical experiences. Want to level up the indulgence? Champagne, caviar, truffle and fois gras are all available add-ons. $325 per person, book here.  

READ MORE: Gus Stieffenhofer-Brandson Is Vanmag‘s 2022 Chef of the Year

Seasons in the Park 

Queen Elizabeth Park

It’s a classic for a reason. Pull up a spot at the white-cloth table for a three-course set menu that kicks off with Dungeness crab cakes and ends with chocolate lava cake. $99, reserve here. (Sister restos Cardero’s, Teahouse in Stanley Park and The Sandbar are all offering NYE menus, too.)

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Smitty’s Oyster House

Available only on New Year’s Eve, the Seafood Tower for Two might be the peak of your year (and it comes with a bottle of bubbly to share, of course). Feast on king crab, mussels, oysters, shrimp cocktail and more. $200. Make your reservation here.

Suyo. Photo: Leila Kwok


3475 Main St.

The multi-course, family-style tasting menu will show off the award-winning restaurant’s most iconic dishes of the year—the menu includes smoked pork belly, beef tartare and hamachi tiradito. $289 per person, reserve your spot here.

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The Lobby Lounge 

1038 Canada Pl.

For a more mix-and-mingle kind of vibe, park yourself at the Lobby Louge for a playful night of revelry. Table reservations include a bottle of Dom Perignon, snacks, and party favours (including masquerade masks). Expect live music, an acrobat show and an intriguing promise of “a midnight surprise.” From $999 for a table for four. Reserve here.

The Victor

39 Smithe St.

It’s not just a New Year’s dinner: it’s a gala menu. The celebratory feast in this swanky, contemporary space accommodates vegetarians, too. $210 per person ($150 for vegetarian menu), reserve here. 

Wildlight. Photo: Maggie Lam Photography

Wildlight Kitchen and Bar 

107-5380 University Blvd.

A New Year’s Eve dinner at Wildlight is a chance to see why the Pacific Northwest spot landed on the 2023 Michelin Guide Recommendations list. The five-course menu features dishes like Hiro Wagyu carpaccio and seared Hokkaido scallops, and can be paired (à la carte) with wines or cocktails—but you can also BYOB for a $50 corkage fee. $156 per person. Reserve here