It’s the weekend for turkey and tryptophan! That’s right friends, it’s Thanksgiving. This holiday is just not the same without turkey, cranberry sauce or pumpkin pie. However, if you’re going for more of an economic Thanksgiving theme this year, Vancity Buzz and ChowMeNow have got you covered for great eats that won’t cost you more than $5. We know your stomach is already growling for those Thanksgiving eats, so get ready to earn that post-meal nap.
If you love doughnuts as much as we do, you’re going to be thrilled to try the Pumpkin Spice doughnut from Lucky’s Doughnuts, available at 49th parallel. At $3, we won’t judge you if you grab a few for the road.
Address: 2902 Main Street, Vancouver
The Famous Warehouse has a pretty epic Roasted Turkey Baguette. It’s like skipping straight to the delicious leftovers. Plus, everything on the menu here is $4.95! If that’s not something to be thankful for, we don’t know what is.
Address: 989 Granville Street, Vancouver
Who doesn’t love cranberry treats? We’re obsessed with the delicious Criss Cross Cranberry pastry from this amazing bakery. With cranberries, almonds, a brioche dough and a $2.75 price tag, we know you will be too.
Address: 88 E 7th Avenue, Vancouver
Love them or hate them, brussel sprouts are a Thanksgiving tradition. Be sure to try the delicious Crack Salad from Le Tigre. This warm brussel sprout and cauliflower salad is topped with capers, cracked chilies, lemon juice and Parmesan cheese. At $4.25, you’ve got nothing to lose, but we’re pretty sure you’ll be coming back to get your fix.
Last but not least, it’s time for dessert. Head to Tarts Bakery to grab some flaky goodness. From Butter Pecan to Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake, there are many options here. At $1.85 each, you can even try a few.
Address: 1509 W Broadway, Vanocuver
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