Hats Off Day is Burnaby’s biggest street festival where thousands of people gather for live entertainment, fun activities, and of course, food! Whether you have a sweet tooth or enjoy savory treats, the Heights will definitely have something for you. Keep on reading to see what our merchants have in store for the big day.
Valley Bakery Cinnamon Sticks
A special addition to their menu every year, Valley Bakery brings out their crispy, cinnamon sticks for Hats Off Day. Be sure to stop by and pick one up!
A bakery FULL of inexpensive goodies like cakes and cookies!! Located in Burnaby hastings street . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #food #foodie #foodpic #foodporn #foodgram #foodstagram #yvr #yvrfood #yvreats #vancity #vancityfood #vancityeats #eat #vancityfoodie #instafood #instamood #follow #followers #f4f #vancouver #604eats #604food #britishcolumbia #604 #igersvancouver #explorebc
Brokenrice Vietnamese Restaurant Cassava Fries
Brokenrice offers a Vietnamese twist to normal fries. Wedges seasoned with paprika and jalapeno garlic mayo, these crispy cassava wedges are a favourite amongst the community!
Cassava fries with jalepeno garlic mayo. #yvrfood #yyjfood #gastropost A post shared by lilikoiboi250 (@lilikoiboi250) on
Glenburn Soda Fountain
Cool down with an ice cream cone, a float, or any other classic soda fountain treats at Glenburn. They provide premium local ice cream from Birchwood Dairy in Abbotsford and also offer non-dairy options! (Psst: Rumour has it that you can also find Glenburn Soda’s ice cream sandwiches on offer at Vancity)
The weather is changing and along with it our cravings. Berry flavours are front and centre in this week’s Sundae Special “Berry Basket”. Strawberry marble and vanilla ice cream, strawberry sauce made with @mandairfarms berries, white chocolate pearls and whipped cream served in a waffle bowl and garnished with a fresh strawberry. #sundaespecial #strawberryicecream #dessert🍰 #burnabyheights #burnaby A post shared by Glenburn Soda Fountain (@glenburnsoda) on
Tentatsu Japanese Restaurant
Serving classic Japanese cuisine such as takoyaki, miso soup, and an assortment of rolls.
[tentatsu] takoyaki rating: 8/10 . . . #vancouver #vancouverbc #vancouver_bc #vancouverisawesome #vancouverfood #vancouverfoodie #vancouverlife #vancouvercanada #vancouverphotographer #vancity #vancitybuzz #vancityhype #vancitylife #vancitynow #vancityvibe #britishcolumbia #hellobc #explore #travel #travelphotography #traveler #travelling #traveller #travelgram #adventure #igdaily #instadaily #photography A post shared by YVR 📍| WELCOME FOODIES (@vancouverxfoodie) on
Cioffi’s Meat Market and Deli
From pasta to sausages, Cioffi’s has the highest quality local and Italian specialties available at Hats Off Day!
Enjoy Caffe Divano’s smoothies, iced tea, and blended drinks! Ice cream sandwiches from Gabi & Jules Bakery will also be available.
Chad Thai’s Pad Thai
Chad Thai brings Thailand to the Heights! They have delicious curry, rice, and the famous Pad Thai.
#Chadthai #padthai #asianfood #restaurant #diningout A post shared by TJ (@youfoundaglitjch) on
Fortuna is the perfect spot to satisfy your sweet and salty tooth. This family owned Portuguese bakery and deli has both BBQ Sardines, Italian sausages, and also a variety of cookies and other baked goods!
Chocolate chip, cranberry walnut, blueberry and bran muffins 😍 A post shared by FortunaBakeryBBY (@fortunabakerybby) on
Cristos Greek Taverna
Come visit one of the two Greek restaurants in Burnaby Heights. Come enjoy lamb on the spit and live Greek music. You’ll feel like you’re in Greece!
Sfinaki Greek Taverna
Serving fresh family recipes and authentic Greek eats! Stop by and grab a gyro to go and continue your Hats Off Day activities!
I had my first gyros today and it was pretty good! A post shared by Kelvin Ng (@kelvineatslotsoffood) on
Sopra Sotto Italian Pizzeria
We welcome the newest Italian pizza and pasta joint to the Heights! Find comfort food here as they will be serving porchetta and fresh bread from their famous wood oven on Hats Off Day!
Jane’s at the Heights’ Noodle Paradise
This family-run diner features Asian fusion and western favourites including different types of soup or stir-fry noodle dishes and meatballs!
Tom Yum Noodle Soup 🍜 ~delicious hot & sour soup flavoured with specialty Thai chilli paste and herbs #thaifood #burnaby #noodleparadise A post shared by By Jane’s at the Heights (@thenoodleparadise) on
A new addition to the heights with an assortment of drinks and desserts including their authentic chef’s tiramisu.
The Gray Olive Cafeteria
Comfort food with a twist! From “chicken and waffles” to “the kitchen sink”, the Gray Olive Cafeteria shows how they can bring unique additions to an otherwise simple breakfast/lunch menu.
Chicken x Waffles or Eggs Benny? 👈 SWIPE LEFT 👈👀 I’m not a morning person, which is why I love brunch spots that close at 3pm 😂 The fried chicken here was perfectly fried, seasoned, and crispy! This super hipster brunch spot is a hidden gem in Burnaby 👉 lmk your favourite brunch spot / dish in the comments! 📍 The Gray Olive Cafeteria / 4190 Hastings, Burnaby, BC 📷 Chicken x Waffles ($16.75) // Ham Hock Benny ($16.75 + $2.50 avocado) // Spanish Coffee ($5.00) A post shared by foodielok | Lok C. (@foodielok) on
Green and Oak Malaysian Restaurant
Green and Oak are offering a one-day special menu just for Hats Off Day! Go visit them at the Boundary and Hastings intersection to see what kinds of Malaysian and Singaporean cuisine is available!
Hainanese Chicken Laksa 🍜 • @greenandoak (new spot!) __ Soft, succulent, and silky Hainanese chicken over a hot (temp +🌶️) bowl of aromatic laksa. Definitely opt for the mix noodle – vermicelli and egg noodles. The vermicelli soaks in the broth best, while the egg noodles have the bouncy bite. Brownie points for the cute wooden interior, ability to accomodate big groups and for free parking spots in the back 😉 __ Other Recommendations: Char Kway Teow, Beef Curry, Roti-Canai __ Tag a ⬇️ Malaysian food lover ⬇️ #vancouverfoodie #greenandoak #hastings #malaysianfood #vancouverfood #newrestaurant A post shared by Emma Choo • Food + Travel (@vancouverfoodie) on
Whether you’re craving sweet, salty, western, Asian, fusion, we have it all! Come by on Saturday June 2 to experience the different flavours of the Heights!