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Our Seated Buffet Dinner Menu

Create your own menu with a seated buffet dinner that allows your guests to choose during your event at the Vancouver Aquarium. Our culinary team has prepared a wide variety of dinner items for every taste and occasion. We are happy to create a custom menu tailored towards your event. Our goal is to offer a dining experience as exceptional as the Aquarium itself. Please select from our menu choice or discuss your selection with one of our Event Planners. Our planning professionals strive to meet each individual needs.

Download our Seated Buffet Dinner Menu

Please note, menus are seasonal and subject to change. Please confirm exact menu items with your Event Planner.

Note: Minimum 50 guests or a surcharge of $7 per person will apply.

Seated Buffet

Buffet Menu

Create your own buffet menu by selecting from the following à la carte list. Our buffets are served with a selection of artisan rolls.


Traditional Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce, croutons with housemade dressing
Mesclun Spring Salad
Organic mixed greens, seasonal fresh vegetables with housemade creamy
balsamic vinaigrette
Grilled Vegetable Spinach Salad
Seasonal grilled vegetable, goat cheese with housemade creamy balsamic vinaigrette
Tomato Bocconcini
Diced Roma tomatoes with bocconcini with pesto vinaigrette
Potato Salad
With herbed vinaigrette
Mediterranean Salad
Red peppers, red onion, kalamata olives, feta cheese, cucumbers, 
Roma tomatoes, and Romaine lettuce
Sesame Thai Noodle
Farkay noodles, medley of vegetables julienned in spicy Thai dressing

2 choices - $9.50
3 choices - $13.00


Seasonal vegetables steamed with lemon butter
Honey buttered baby carrots
Creamy mashed potatoes
Roasted Potatoes
Roasted herbed yams
Vegetable rice pilaf
Wild mushroom rice

2 choices - $8.00
3 choices - $11.50

Carving Station

(price includes a chef at the station)

All carving stations are served with selection of mustards, with horseradish, and assorted rolls.

Alberta baron of beef – served with red wine jus
Rosemary roasted leg of lamb – served with mint jelly and red wine jus
Baron of bison – served with red wine jus
Roasted pork loin – served with red wine jus
Prime Rib (served medium) - Market Price
Roasted boneless turkey with sage & onion stuffing with pan au jus - Seasonal - Market Price

1 choice - $14.00
2 choices - $19.50


Entrées – Premium

Ocean Wise herb crusted salmon with white wine butter sauce
Flatiron steak with wild mushrooms
Coq Au Vin – braised chicken in red wine sauce
Beef short ribs braised in red wine sauce
Pork tenderloin medallions on braised red cabbage and apples
Ocean Wise halibut with citrus miso sauce on a bed of bok choy - Seasonal - Market Price

1 choice - $12.00
2 choices - $16.00

Entrées – Deluxe

Polenta served with a medley of seasonal vegetablesin a rich red pepper tomato sauce (vegan & gluten free)
Roasted lemon & thyme chicken
Penne in a rich red pepper marinara sauce with feta cheese
Ocean Wise smoked salmon fusilli with lemon cream sauce
Beef or vegetarian lasagna

1 choice - $9.00
2 choices - $12.00


Ocean Wise smoked salmon & dill creamed cheese with Artisan crackers
Antipasto Platter
Roasted red peppers, marinated vegetables, herbed feta, kalamata olives,
sundried tomatoes, salami & cornichons
Canadian cheese board - Chef’s selection of cheeses & Artisan crackers
Fresh crudités with a selection of dips
Crab & artichoke dip with French baguette
Charcuterie Platter
Capicola, salami, Black Forest ham and smoked turkey served with
assorted mustards and dinner rolls

2 choices - $15.00
3 choices - $17.50


Assorted cakes
Assorted cheese cakes
Assorted pies
Fresh fruit skewers
Chocolate mousse

2 choice - $8.50
choices - $11.50

Coffee and Tea
Freshly brewed organic & fair trade coffee and selection of teas       $3.50


All prices are subject to applicable taxes and gratuities.
Price may be changed without notice.
Maximum duration is 2 hours.
Please ask your Event Planner for our seasonal or additional vegetarian options.
Seafood pricing is based on availability.


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