Date Night for Less – 8 Vancouver Restaurants with Dishes Perfect for Sharing

Your turn to pick the next date night destination? Here are some creative options of dinner for two, that won’t break the bank. They say sharing is caring, so cozy up and split these following dishes with your love one or best pal.

Tâ Bom Korean Cuisine

At this authentic Korean-style eatery you and your date can share one of their signature hot plates. A fully equipped cast iron round with your choice of sizzling meat or protein, surrounded by egg and corn as sides. We advise adding to it, melted cheese for a little extra. You also get the typical chilled and spicy Korean side dishes, to round out your meal with.

Address: 1536 Robson St., Vancouver BC

La Mezcaleria

At this Mexican cantina share one of their memorable molten cheese fondues for two. Liquid cheese served in a volcanic stone bowl, with hot tortilla chips of dipping. Take turns feeding each other long strings of gooey, melted cheese. And for a little more substance add in some chorizo, sautéed mushrooms, or fresh salsa.

Address: 1622 Commercial Dr., Vancouver BC

Yew at The Four Seasons 

For the couple that loves seafood, take on Yew’s Fisherman’s Box. A feast representing the bounty of the sea, served over crushed ice. Choose between octopus, shrimp, clams, or even lobster; and enjoy with crispy fried wontons chips. 

Address: 791 W Georgia St, Vancouver BC


At Moltaqa, relish authentic Moroccan flavours with one of their fragrant tagines. Chicken or lamb stewed with seasonal vegetables. Served with couscous, there is plenty for two, just leaving you with enough room for dessert. 

Address: 51 West Hastings St., Vancouver BC

The Greek by Anatoli

And at the Greek by Anatoli their souvlaki platter is the ticket. Your choice of four skewers between chicken, beef, pork, shrimp, or salmon. It comes with rice, potatoes, and seasonal vegetables on the side. Guaranteed left overs, for those who don’t want to think about lunch the next day.

Address: 1041 Mainland St., Vancouver BC

Wild Thyme

Head down to New Westminster for some Lebanese. Wild Thyme serves up large bowls of seasoned meat and vegetables, which they pile over flavoured rice. Choose between seasoned beef, crispy cauliflower, or even half of a chicken. All baked to golden brown goodness in their fire brick oven. 

Address: 705 12th St., Vancouver BC

Boiling Point 

Hot pots can get a little pricy, so take away all the customization, and what you have left is a pre-set serving of meat, vegetable, and noodle; all soaking up tasty broth. A visual feast served in a wok, kept boiling by a box. They say it is meant as an individual serving, but one is plenty for two.

Address: 4148 Main St., Vancouver BC

Davie Dosa Company

Share a crispy fried Dosa, from the go-to place for Southern Indian cuisine on Davie. A large thin crepe stuffed with potato and curved to a crisp. Pinch off a bite and eat it like a chip, or use it as a spoon to scoop up seasoned potato.  Best shared for a more interactive dining experience. 

Address: 1235 Davie St., Vancouver BC

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