Feasting for the Holidays

Time with loved ones and light shows are definitely part of  what makes the holidays special, but the season isn’t complete without tasty meals. Whether you’re looking for a big meal with the family or catching up with some friends before the new year, New West is the place to visit for a great selection of restaurants. That’s why we’ve created a guide to eateries around New West where you can feast for the holidays!

El Santo
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Though El Santo is a tasty option year round, make sure you give them a try this holiday season as they are offering special Holiday Takeaway Dinners this holiday season, crafted by Executive Chef Sam Fabbro! You can either check out their regular menu here or contact them about their Holiday Dinners either by email at orders@elsanto.ca or by phone at 604-553-1849.  

Match Eatery and Public House
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If you’re looking for a place to have a holiday dinner with friends, then Match Eatery is the place to be! From soups and salads to handhelds and Pizza’s, the Menu at Match has everything you’re looking for. They also have daily specials for each day of the week, so you can try a new dish every time you visit! For the holidays, they are also offering the Match Holiday Gift Packs which comes with a 3 course dinner with wine, ready to be picked up when ordered. You can learn more about their gift packs here.

The Met Bar and Grill
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Less than a minute away from Columbia St. station and across the street from the Pier Park Parkade, the Met is a must try! With a diverse list of sandwiches and entrées, anyone can find what they like at the Met. They are also offering a variety of holiday cocktails this December, so make sure to ask your server about the holiday drinks and the big festive offerings being served this month!

Stefano’s Lounge and Restaurant
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As one of the oldest restaurants in downtown New West, Stafano’s is a great option for a holiday meal as they have an extensive Mediterranean lunch and dinner menu such featuring dishes such as the Moussaka (layers of potato, eggplant, zucchini & meat sauce topped with béchamel sauce and baked in the oven) or their Chicken and Prawn Fettuccine dish. They also have a take-out option in case you want to enjoy their food in the comfort of your own home, so make sure you stop by and give their menu a chance! 

The Taco Factory
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Located in Sapperton, the Taco Factory is another fantastic eatery for a holiday meal with dishes such as the Gordita with Pollo Asado (Grilled Chicken) or Flautas with the Pescado (Deep Fried Basa Fish). They also have vegetarian options for those who prefer it! And by being only a 10 minute walk from Sapperton skytrain station, they’re easily accessible to anyone!