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Discounts for first responders/front-line workers

April 5, 2020–  

These are the businesses that are giving discounts
and free food & drink to front-line workers!

Due to the ever-changing lanscape of the Vancouver restaurant scene, I have been unable to keep up. Therefore these resources are likely out of date. However the content is still correct, there are just way more restaurants offering food than what I have documented here.


[dt-section-title subtitle="1829 Robson St, Vancouver | (604) 606-4680"]

They are offering 30% discount for ALL healthcare workers for pick-up orders. Call to order.

Earls Kitchen + Bar

[dt-section-title subtitle="1018 Commercial Dr, Vancouver | (604) 336-1111"]

In addition to the 20% discount they are offering on all take-out orders, front-line staff get an additional 10%. This is for take-out and only on food orders.

Fable Kitchen

[dt-section-title subtitle="1944 W 4th Ave, Vancouver | (604) 732-1322"]
Fable Kitchen logo

Suspended Stew is a a meal set aside for front-line workers that was purchased by customers. In the first week 900+ were purchased. Get in touch with Fable to request a free Suspended Stew.

Fable Diner

[dt-section-title subtitle="151 E Broadway, Vancouver | (604) 563-3463"]

They are offering 40% discount for ALL healthcare workers and first responders. Order online, call or email.

Tractor Foods

[dt-section-title subtitle="Broadway & Ash location; 601 West Broadway, Vancouver"]

They are offering one free meal to first responders and frontline healthcare workers who comes in with their ID or badge.


[dt-section-title subtitle="Multiple locations"]

They are offering a free meal to anyone with a valid hospital ID.

Starbucks Coffee

[dt-section-title subtitle="Multiple locations"]

They are offering a free tall brewed coffee (hot or iced) to police officers, firefighters, paramedics, doctors, nurses, hospital staff and researchers. They have a few locations open near hospitals and drive-thrus are still open.


[dt-section-title subtitle="1017 W Hastings St, Vancouver | (604) 695-9500"]

They are offering 20% for all hospital workers. Call or email to order and mention you work in the industry.

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Know of a restaurant that's giving a discount to first responders?

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Written by:

Alistair Henry

Alistair is a real lover of food having visited over 250 restaurants around Vancouver in the last 2.5 years. Passionate about sharing food while connecting with people, he is the founder and the host of the Dinner Devils.  Having spent 10 years living in Europe, he is bringing some of that food culture back home with the creation of this group.