Hats Off Day Ultimate Foodie Guide 2018

Hats Off Day Ultimate Foodie Guide 2018

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!


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)


Tentatsu Japanese Restaurant

Serving classic Japanese cuisine such as takoyaki, miso soup, and an assortment of rolls.

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!


Caffe Divano

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.

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Fortuna Bakery

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!

Rotating deliciousness #foodporn #hatsoffday2016

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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!

Desco Caffe

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.

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!


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!