Join us and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in downtown Vancouver and beyond to taste different kinds of dumplings.

Experience different restaurants and tastes from Vietnamese dumplings, to Italian tortelini to Mexican empanadas and more. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday October 6 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster and Tasting Plates.

Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates and Bowls for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit many different types of restaurants throughout the event, meet some new food loving friends, meet the chefs, and learn about each of the participating restaurants.

See the last Dumpling Fest tour here

Visit each of the participating restaurants and cafes at your leisure by walking, car or transit.

View our past events, photos and more here!

Participating Restaurants

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Do Chay Saigon Vegetarian

1269 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Instagram @eatdochay

Cuisine: Vietnamese Vegetarian

Offering all vegetarian and vegan Vietnamese fare, infused with modern flavours.

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2815 Main Street, Vancouver


Instagram: @maizal_rmf

Cuisine: Mexican

Enjoy classic hand-crafted cuisine just like on the streets of Mexico. Enjoy gluten free dishes, real Mexican beverages and their famous soft shell tacos. Fresh corn tortillas made to order and more.

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Cold Tea Restaurant

1193 Granville Street, Vancouver


Instagram @coldtearestaurant

Cuisine: Chinese and Vietnamese

A modern Chinese-Vietnamese restaurant that offers all day dim sum, Chinese BBQ, and Vietnamese family style food.

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La Bottega di Mangia

1155 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver


Instagram @labottega604

Cuisine: Italian

An Italian market and eatery in Yaletown, the focus here is on top-notch Italian foods imported from Italy, packaged food and drink from Sicily as well as other regions across the country. The shop also features an array of hand-made pasta and sauces to eat inside as well as to go to make at home or from the freezers; prepared in-house by Executive Chef Alessandro Riccobono. Additionally, they are offering a selection of panini, some cookies and other desserts, meats, cheeses and more.

More restaurants may be added



Early-bird Tickets $49 per person before September 24, 2021

Regular $69 per person after September 24, 2021

Note: Eventbrite fee and GST is extra on all tickets purchased online.

Ticket price includes tasting plates at each of the participating restaurants on this self-guided tour throughout the evening. (Beverages are included at some restaurants which will be noted, you are welcome to purchase wine, beer, cocktails or mocktails at each of the participating restaurants).

Note: ALL Tickets must be purchased in advance online. All ticket sales are final. No exchanges or refunds; however you are welcome to transfer the ticket to another person for the same event if you notify us at least 4 days in advance with name (s) of who will be attending in your place. Participating restaurants subject to change. Event produced by CMI Chat Media Inc. This is an all ages event and everyone is welcome. Check out our event FAQ for more info here.