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Where to Have Eggnog in Vancouver Right Now

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December 1 marks the beginning of the official Eggnog Season in the city - but where to go to get your 'nog on? From ice creams and cheesecakes to spirit-spiked eggnog cocktails and the city's finest flips may we present - in no particular order - our first Vancouver Eggnog Heat Map.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. The Red Wagon

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2296 East Hastings St, Vancouver
BC V5L 1V4, Canada
(604) 568-4565
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Warm up to the season with house-made Eggnog Latte at Red Wagon for $4.50. Try it spiked with Sailor Jerry Rum for for $7.00. The week before Christmas pop by for eggnog-pancakes.

2. Campagnolo Roma

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2297 East Hastings St, Vancouver
BC V5L 1V3, Canada
(604) 569-0456
Remember that soft serve ice cream machine we told you about from Fat Dragon that wound up in Campagnolo Roma's kitchen? It'll be making Avalon eggnog ices with crunchy brown sugar shortbread topping. This is the perfect gateway flavour for those who are nog-undecided. It'll only be available periodically throughout the season as they change the flavour often.

3. 49th Parallel & Lucky's Doughnuts

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2902 Main St., Vancouver
BC V5T 3G3, Canada
(604) 872-4901
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Lucky's have an Eggnog Coconut Snowball doughnuts as one of their seasonal special at both their Main Street and Kits stores.

4. Whole Foods Market

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510 W 8th Ave., Vancouver
BC V5Z 1C6, Canada
(778) 370-4210
Yup, Whole Foods are getting festive with a lactose-free faux-nog-based smoothie which you can score from their cafe. Faux-nog? That's soy-nog blended with bananas and cinnamon for $6.99.

5. West Restaurant + Bar

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2881 Granville St, Vancouver
BC V6H 3J4, Canada
(604) 738-8938
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David Wolowidnyk’s Moroccan Almond-Nog is a good bet for the lactose-intolerant 'nog fan as it uses almond milk (rather than cream) spiked with gin infused with Moroccan spices including cardamom, fennel, star anise and cinnamon.

6. La Pentola Della Quercia

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350 Davie St., Vancouver
BC V6B 1R2, Canada
(604) 642-0557
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La Pentola are dipping into Italian folklore with a fruit cake and spice-flavoured Befana eggnog. (Befana, for all you folklore lovers out there, is the name of an old lady who brings gifts to children on Epiphany Eve riding her broomstick from one house to the next.)

7. Chambar

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562 Beatty St., Vancouver
BC V6B 2L3, Canada
(604) 879-7119
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Chambar's take on eggnog this year is the Mount Gay Eclipse with caramel and chili-spiced reduced milk, egg, Mount Gay Eclipse rum, Drambuie, black walnut bitters and freshly grated tonka beans.

8. YEW Bar

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791 W Georgia St., Vancouver
BC V6C 2T4, Canada
(604) 692-4939
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YEW have won Christmas by serving their nog in brilliant Chevy Chase Lampoon Christmas Vacation-style mugs. Curl up by the fire and sip this vanilla, allspice and cinnamon-infused Jim Beam eggnog made with Avalon Organic. Shaken over ice it's incredibly smooth and has a boozy kick. Not enough nog? They also have an eggnog cheese cake with Stollen crumble in YEW.

9. Bel Cafe

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801 W Georgia St, Vancouver
BC V6C 3G1, Canada
(604) 673-7000
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Bel Cafe have a house-made eggnog latte, whipped up daily with vanilla beans, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. The eggnog latte starts from $4.40 and the spiked version with rum is $8.

10. Tableau Bar Bistro

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1181 Melville St., Vancouver
BC V6E 0A3, Canada
(604) 669-5060
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Don't like rum? Hate missing out on the 'nog; you're in luck, JS Dupuis has created a Bombay Sapphire-based eggnog cocktail for all Gin fans. Beautifully light and sweetened with maple syrup this is a fresh take on nog.

11. Lobby Lounge and Terrace

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1038 Canada Pl, Vancouver
BC V6C 0B9, Canada
(604) 695-5502
Hit up Vancouver's best smelling lobby and dive into house-made nog, spiked with Hennessey VS or Spiced Rum.

12. Bella Gelateria Handcrafted Gelato & Coffee Shop

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1001 Cordova St W, Vancouver
BC V6C 0B7, Canada
(604) 569-1010
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Eggnog gelato is back - but with a dark rum twist and a hint of nutmeg.

13. Cadeaux bakery

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172 Powell
Vancouver, Canada
Call to pre-order eggnog -flavoured yule logs in the shop for $19.99 to take home. Nogaccino and Nog Lattes are also on offer in the cafe.

14. Bambudda

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99 Powell St, Vancouver
BC, Canada
Currently serving the Cabin Flip; a smoked Lapsang-infused brandy egg cream cocktail; Buck Friend won't be unveiling his Kraken-spiced home-made chocolate milk-based eggnog until two weeks before christmas. *Cough*Grinch*Cough*

15. Notturno

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280 Carrall Street, Vancouver
British Columbia V6B2J1, Canada
(604) 720-3145
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Vancouver Magazine Bartender of the Year, H is making Santa's Porter Call; a twist on the flip (the precursor to the nog). It's a chocolate porter with dark rum, whole egg and gingerbread syrup dusted with the festive necessities of cinnamon and nutmeg.

1. The Red Wagon

2296 East Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V5L 1V4, Canada
Warm up to the season with house-made Eggnog Latte at Red Wagon for $4.50. Try it spiked with Sailor Jerry Rum for for $7.00. The week before Christmas pop by for eggnog-pancakes.
2296 East Hastings St, Vancouver
BC V5L 1V4, Canada

2. Campagnolo Roma

2297 East Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V5L 1V3, Canada
Remember that soft serve ice cream machine we told you about from Fat Dragon that wound up in Campagnolo Roma's kitchen? It'll be making Avalon eggnog ices with crunchy brown sugar shortbread topping. This is the perfect gateway flavour for those who are nog-undecided. It'll only be available periodically throughout the season as they change the flavour often.
2297 East Hastings St, Vancouver
BC V5L 1V3, Canada

3. 49th Parallel & Lucky's Doughnuts

2902 Main St., Vancouver, BC V5T 3G3, Canada
Lucky's have an Eggnog Coconut Snowball doughnuts as one of their seasonal special at both their Main Street and Kits stores.
2902 Main St., Vancouver
BC V5T 3G3, Canada

4. Whole Foods Market

510 W 8th Ave., Vancouver, BC V5Z 1C6, Canada
Yup, Whole Foods are getting festive with a lactose-free faux-nog-based smoothie which you can score from their cafe. Faux-nog? That's soy-nog blended with bananas and cinnamon for $6.99.
510 W 8th Ave., Vancouver
BC V5Z 1C6, Canada

5. West Restaurant + Bar

2881 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3J4, Canada
David Wolowidnyk’s Moroccan Almond-Nog is a good bet for the lactose-intolerant 'nog fan as it uses almond milk (rather than cream) spiked with gin infused with Moroccan spices including cardamom, fennel, star anise and cinnamon.
2881 Granville St, Vancouver
BC V6H 3J4, Canada

6. La Pentola Della Quercia

350 Davie St., Vancouver, BC V6B 1R2, Canada
La Pentola are dipping into Italian folklore with a fruit cake and spice-flavoured Befana eggnog. (Befana, for all you folklore lovers out there, is the name of an old lady who brings gifts to children on Epiphany Eve riding her broomstick from one house to the next.)
350 Davie St., Vancouver
BC V6B 1R2, Canada

7. Chambar

562 Beatty St., Vancouver, BC V6B 2L3, Canada
Chambar's take on eggnog this year is the Mount Gay Eclipse with caramel and chili-spiced reduced milk, egg, Mount Gay Eclipse rum, Drambuie, black walnut bitters and freshly grated tonka beans.
562 Beatty St., Vancouver
BC V6B 2L3, Canada

8. YEW Bar

791 W Georgia St., Vancouver, BC V6C 2T4, Canada
YEW have won Christmas by serving their nog in brilliant Chevy Chase Lampoon Christmas Vacation-style mugs. Curl up by the fire and sip this vanilla, allspice and cinnamon-infused Jim Beam eggnog made with Avalon Organic. Shaken over ice it's incredibly smooth and has a boozy kick. Not enough nog? They also have an eggnog cheese cake with Stollen crumble in YEW.
791 W Georgia St., Vancouver
BC V6C 2T4, Canada

9. Bel Cafe

801 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6C 3G1, Canada
Bel Cafe have a house-made eggnog latte, whipped up daily with vanilla beans, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. The eggnog latte starts from $4.40 and the spiked version with rum is $8.
801 W Georgia St, Vancouver
BC V6C 3G1, Canada

10. Tableau Bar Bistro

1181 Melville St., Vancouver, BC V6E 0A3, Canada
Don't like rum? Hate missing out on the 'nog; you're in luck, JS Dupuis has created a Bombay Sapphire-based eggnog cocktail for all Gin fans. Beautifully light and sweetened with maple syrup this is a fresh take on nog.
1181 Melville St., Vancouver
BC V6E 0A3, Canada

11. Lobby Lounge and Terrace

1038 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 0B9, Canada
Hit up Vancouver's best smelling lobby and dive into house-made nog, spiked with Hennessey VS or Spiced Rum.
1038 Canada Pl, Vancouver
BC V6C 0B9, Canada

12. Bella Gelateria Handcrafted Gelato & Coffee Shop

1001 Cordova St W, Vancouver, BC V6C 0B7, Canada
Eggnog gelato is back - but with a dark rum twist and a hint of nutmeg.
1001 Cordova St W, Vancouver
BC V6C 0B7, Canada

13. Cadeaux bakery

172 Powell, Vancouver, Canada
Call to pre-order eggnog -flavoured yule logs in the shop for $19.99 to take home. Nogaccino and Nog Lattes are also on offer in the cafe.
172 Powell
Vancouver, Canada

14. Bambudda

99 Powell St, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Currently serving the Cabin Flip; a smoked Lapsang-infused brandy egg cream cocktail; Buck Friend won't be unveiling his Kraken-spiced home-made chocolate milk-based eggnog until two weeks before christmas. *Cough*Grinch*Cough*
99 Powell St, Vancouver
BC, Canada

15. Notturno

280 Carrall Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B2J1, Canada
Vancouver Magazine Bartender of the Year, H is making Santa's Porter Call; a twist on the flip (the precursor to the nog). It's a chocolate porter with dark rum, whole egg and gingerbread syrup dusted with the festive necessities of cinnamon and nutmeg.
280 Carrall Street, Vancouver
British Columbia V6B2J1, Canada