Thursday, November 16, 2023

Your Food Guide to the Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

Discover the culinary delights of Vancouver's 2023 Christmas Market! Indulge in a festive feast of traditional and international flavours, from savoury bratwurst to sweet, cinnamon-dusted treats. Join us as we explore the mouthwatering food offerings that make this holiday market a gastronomic delight for visitors and locals alike.

Vancouver Christmas Market

I purchased our season's pass and will be there for opening night to take pictures of the menu and keep this up-to-date.

Where is the Vancouver Christmas Market 2023?

It will be at Jack Poole Plaza (1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 3L5).

When is the Vancouver Christmas Market?

It will run from November 16 to December 24. The hours are displayed below.

November 16 to 30, 2023

  • Monday – Thursday: 4:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Friday & Saturday: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
  • Sunday: 11:00 am to 9:30 pm

December 1 to 23, 2023

  • Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 am to 9:30 pm
  • Friday & Saturday: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm

December 24, 2023

  • Sunday: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

List of food vendors inside the Vancouver Christmas Market

Below is a list of food vendors according to the website as of November 16, 2023. and are subject to change without prior notice. If you want the list from last year, please check it out here. All the prices are in Canadian dollars and do not include tax, tips, or processing fees.

Tannenbaum Terrace

The Tannenbaum Terrace is dedicated to eats and treats you can enjoy while walking around the Vancouver Christmas Market.

48. Bratwurst Haus

Bratwurst is a quintessential German sausage, perfectly grilled to achieve a delectable blend of smoky flavours and savoury spices, delivering a true culinary delight.

Menu Price
Thuringer Brat
Medium-fine grind pork with a distinctive blend of spices heavy on the marjoram and garlic.
Bavarian Smokie
Finest cuts of pork, the most flavourful blend of spices, naturally smoked.
All Beef (100%)
100% fine grind beef naturally smoked
Farmer Sausage
150-year-old traditional Transylvanian family recipe smoked with applewood
Bite-sized chunks of sausage seasoned with curry ketchup sauce, topped with curry powder
Veggie Sausage
Meatless alternative, based on soy and bean protein, veggies and a blend of mild Italian spices
Cheesy Bacon Twist
Flavourful cheese-filled Bavarian Smokie wrapped in delicious bacon Sm
Pop/Water $3.00
Bratwurst Haus menu in Vancouver Chrismas Market 2023

49. Haxen Haus

Haxen Haus serves schweinshaxe, a large pork shank roasted on a special rotisserie.

Food Price
Half pork hock with sauerkraut and rye bread (Feeds 1-2 people) $15.00
Whole pork hock with sauerkraut and rye bread (Feeds 1-4 people) $29.50
Pork hock sandwich topped with sauerkraut (Feeds 1 person) $10.00
Side of Sauerkraut $4.00
Pop/Water $2.50
To Go Container $1.00
Haxen Haus menu inside Vancouver Christmas Market

50. The Hurricane Potato / Kartouffel Haus

It's all potato at the Kartouffel Haus, which offers kartoffelpuffer (potato pancakes) and Hurricane Potato.

For Hurricane Potato, you pick either potato ($10.00) or zucchini ($12.00), then choose your flavour:

Powdered Flavours Wet Sauce Flavours
Cinnamon Sugar Ketchup
Barbecue Spicy Mayo
Canadian Cheddar Sriracha (Spicy)
White Cheddar Honey Garlic Mayo
Sour Cream & Onion
Parmesan Garlic
Salt & Vinegar
The Original Hurricane Potato from the Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

Kartoffelpuffer (German Potato Pancake)
2 pieces of Kartoffelpuffer served with apple sauce & sour cream
Kartoffelpuffer $13.00
Kartoffelpuffer with smoked salmon $18.00
Kartoffelpuffer with brie cheese $18.00
Kartoffelpuffer with smoked salmon and brie cheese $22.00
Das Kartoffelhaus in Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

51. Helmis Perogies

Indulge in perogies, pillowy pockets of dough filled with savoury delights, providing a comforting and heartwarming experience amid the holiday cheer. Last year, it was Pearl's Perogies.

They serve Potato & Cheddar Perogies for $17.00, which comes with crumbled farmer's sausage from Rempel Meats in Abbotsford, grilled onions, sour cream, and sauerkraut.

Helmi's Gourmet Foods menu in Vancouver Christmas Market 

52. Squid Feast

One of my favourites from last year, Squid Feast, is an Asian booth in a European market.

Choose from one of the following sauces: spicy garlic, tzatziki, spicy salt & pepper, and sweet & sour.

Menu Price
Deep Fried Squid Tentacle $16 Small
$19 Large
Deep Fried Whole Squid $12.00
Deep Fried Shrimp $15.00
Squid Feast menu inside Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

53. Cheese Me Raclette

Raclette is molten Swiss cheese skillfully scraped onto potatoes, enhancing the festive ambiance with its rich, savoury allure.

Cheese Me Raclette Menu Price
1. Classic Raclette
Melted raclette cheese over golden potatoes, assorted charcuteries, green olives, baby dill pickles, and pearl onions
2. Vegetarian Raclette
Melted raclette cheese over golden potatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, artichokes, green olives, baby dill pickles, and pearl onions.
3. Grilled Cheese
Gouda and Havarti cheese grilled to perfection with pickles
4. Cheese Me Chowder
Creamy chowder delight topped with croutons and a symphony of four shredded cheeses
Add-Ons: Charcuteries $6.67
Add-Ons: Melted Raclette Cheese $8.58
Cheese Me Raclette menu inside Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

54. Späetzle Haus

This is a new vendor and food in the Vancouver Christmas Market. Späetzle are soft egg noodles, often pan-fried for a delightful crispness, bringing a taste of European tradition to the festive atmosphere.

Menu Price
Homemade Späetzle
Fresh Späetzle topped with creamy Emmental cheese, garnished with pickled cucumber and caramelized onion.
Späetzle with mushroom sauce
#1 Homemade Späetzle served with traditional German mushroom sauce
Add Bacon Bits $1.91
Double Emmental Cheese $6.67
Späetzle Haus menu inside Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

55. Das Langos Haus

The Hungarian delight of langos is a golden-fried flatbread adorned with a delectable combination of garlic, sour cream, and grated cheese, creating a symphony of flavours that dance on your taste buds.

Menu Price
Garlic powder, sour cream, cheese, bacon, and green onion
Garlic powder, sour cream, cheese
Nutella $11.00
Plain $9.00
Add Extra:
Bacon +$2.50
Cheese +$2.50
Green Onion +$2.00
Das Langos menu from Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

56. Transylvanian Chimney Cakes

Chimney cakes are a delightful pastry with a crispy, caramelized exterior and a soft, doughy interior.

A chimney cake is $12.50 with your choice of topping: walnut, coconut, cinnamon sugar, or almond.

The following filling (spread) is also available: Nutella for $3.00 and an additional $2.50 for apple cinnamon, lemon curd, or black forest cherry.

Transylvanian Chimney Cakes menu inside Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

57. Das Smoked Meat Haus

Savour the artistry of flavour at Das Smoked Meat Haus, where each hot sandwich is a masterpiece crafted with artisanal precision. From the rich smokiness of hand-selected meats to the perfect harmony of complementary ingredients, every bite is a journey through the culinary expertise of the Das Smoked Meat Haus.

Menu Price
Montreal Smoked Meat Sandwich $15.99 Classic
$20.99 Large
French Dip Roast Beef Sandwich $15.99 Original Size
$20.99 Grande Size
Smoked Meat Baked Potato Poutine $15.99
Baked Potato Poutine $10.99
Kosher Dill Pickle $3.00 each
Gluten-Free Bun Alternative $2.00 each
Soft Drinks & Bottled Water $3.00 each
Boylan's Craft Soda $5.00 each
Das Smoked Meat Haus menu inside Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

59. Das Soup Haus

The Das Soup Haus offers a soul-soothing journey through beloved soup traditions.

Menu Price
Mom's Grilled Cheese $10.00
Ham & Cheese Croissant $12.00
Mushroom Soup $12.00
French Onion Soup $12.00
Roasted Tomato Soup $12.00
Slice of Bread $1.00
Extra Cheese $2.00
Water Bottle $2.00
Das Soup Haus menu inside Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

60. Das Gulasch Haus

Embrace the spirit of the season with a steaming bowl of Gulasch, a true winter delight. This traditional Hungarian stew features tender chunks of beef slow-cooked to perfection in a rich and savoury broth.

Das Gulasch menu inside Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

61. Mr. Hotcakes (now also serves pie)

Mr. Hotcakes expanded their menu to include personal-sized beef and vegetable pie.

The meat pie with mashed potato and gravy is $13.00.

Meat Pies menu from Mr. Hotcakes inside Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

Meanwhile, the original hotcake with whipped cream is $10.00, with cream cheese icing is $11.00, and with vanilla ice cream is $12.00.

Mr. Hotcakes menu inside Vancouver Christmas Market

62. Das Schnitzel Haus

Schnitzel is a classic German dish featuring a thin, tenderized meat—commonly pork or veal—lightly coated in breadcrumbs and expertly fried to achieve a delightful crunch.

Das Schnitzel Haus menu inside Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

63. I Love Chocolate

Experience pure decadence at the Vancouver Christmas Market with the mesmerizing chocolate fountain. Cascading velvety layers of rich, molten chocolate await, providing the perfect canvas for dipping an array of treats.

Menu Price
Fruit skewers $8.50
Marshmallow skewer $6.50
Chocolate covered apples $12.00
2 Chocolate covered Pretzel rods $6.00
Kid size Marshmallow $1.50
Hot chocolate $7.00
Whipping cream $1.00
Mini marshmallows $0.50
I Love Chocolate Menu in Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

64. Authentic Churros

Churros are golden-brown treasures, dusted in cinnamon sugar or sugar, and boast a crispy exterior that gives way to a warm, soft center.

Menu Price
Cinnamon Sugar or Sugar 3 for $7.00
6 for $12.00
Caramel Sauce $1.00 each
Chocolate Drizzle
Whipped Cream
Oreo Crumble
Nutella $2.00 each
Maple Syrup
Coffee Cream
Authentic Churros menu inside Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

66. Das Strudel Haus

Indulge in the delicate layers of flaky pastry wrapped around a delectable filling by grabbing a strudel from Das Strudel Haus.

Das Strudel Haus Menu Price
Warm Cherry Strudel with Creme Anglaise $14.00
Warm Apple Strudel with Creme Anglaise $14.00
Black Forest Cake $12.00
Strudel Gift Box for 2 with Creme Anglaise $24.00
Das Strudel Haus menu from Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

67. Barista Brothers

The rich aroma of freshly ground beans mingles with the comforting warmth of a perfectly brewed cup in the Barista Brothers.

Barista Brothers Menu Price
Brewed Coffee $4.00
Cafe Americano $5.00
Caffe Latte $6.00
Caffe Mocha $7.50
Cappuccino $6.00
Caramel Macchiato $7.50
Chai Latte $6.00
Espresso $4.00
Espresso Macchiato $5.00
Flat White $6.00
Steamed Milk $5.00
Tea $4.00
Hot Chocolate $6.00
Extra Flavours $0.75
Barista Brothers menu inside Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

68. Ho Ho Hot Chocolate

A cup of hot chocolate is $6.00.

Ho Ho Ho Hot Chocolate inside Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

69. Bon Macaron

Bon Macaron Menu Price
Trio Bag $7.00
6 packs $12.00
12 packs $21.00
30 packs $48.00
Minies $15.00
Pate de Fruit $9.00
Salted Caramel Spread $9.00
Caramel Bar $9.00
Bon Macaron menu inside Vancouver Christmas Market

70. Apfel and Beer Haus

Get your alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks from the Apfel and Beer Haus.

Cider Price
Non-Alcoholic Cider $5.00
Cider Squared $9.95
VCM Merchandise Price
2023 Collectible Mug $9.50
Beer Haus Price
Stiegl Lager $9.95
Stiegl Raspberry Radler $9.95
Stiegl Grapefruit Radler $9.95
Erdinger Wheat Beer $9.95
Erdinger Dunkel $9.95
Erdinger Non-Alcoholic $8.00
Pepsi / Diet Pepsi / 7UP $3.00
Water $3.00
Orange Juice $4.00
Stiegl Merchandise Price
Stiegl Stein $11.95
Stiegl Kozie $5.00
Apfel Haus and Beer Haus inside Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

72. Pancake & Waffle Haus

Customizable sweets are the game at the Pancake & Waffle Haus.

1. Choose Your Style - $8.00 2. Choose A Sauce - $1.00 each 3. Choose A Topping - $1.00 each
  • Butter Nutella
  • Chocolate Syrup
  • Strawberry Syrup
  • Raspberry Jam
  • Caramel Sauce
  • Maple Syrup
  • Condensed Milk
  • Whipped Cream
  • Oreo Crumbs
  • Biscoff Crumbs
  • Fruity Pebbles
  • M&M
  • Lemon Wedge
  • Coconut
  • Marshmallow
  • Sprinkles
  • Cinnamon Sugar
  • Add Strawberry - $2.00
  • Add Banana - $2.00
  • Add Ice Cream - $2.00
Pancake & Waffle Haus menu from Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

73. Knedla

Knedla, a traditional Eastern European dumpling, delights the taste buds with its soft, doughy texture.

Knedla Menu Price
Nutella $8.00
Cookies & Creme $8.00
Raspberry White Chocolate $8.00
Sour Cherry Chocolate $8.00
Traditional Plum $8.00
Apple Pie $8.00
Knedla menu from Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

Mr. Pretzels

If you want the perfect combination of chewiness and crispiness that makes an irresistible treat for festive snacking, then look for Mr. Pretzels.

Mr. Pretzels Menu Price
Sugar & Cinnamon Pretzel $8.75
Salted Pretzel $8.75
Combo #1: Pretzel + Bottled Water $10.50
Combo #2: Pretzel + Bottled Water and Dipping Sauce $12.550
Bottled Water $3.00
Dipping Sauce $2.00
Mr. Pretzels menu inside Vancouver Christmas Market 2023

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