WILDTALE BUCK-A-SHUCK OYSTERS
LAUNCHES FOR HAPPY HOUR
WildTale is celebrating the return of warmer weather at both its Yaletown and Olympic Village locations by extending its Happy Hour offerings with a new WildTale buck-a-shuck oysters promotion and adding fresh coastal-inspired dishes to the spring/summer menu just in time for patio season.
Available daily in the lounge and at the bar from 3 p.m to 6 p.m. (2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday – Sunday at WildTale Olympic Village) and from 9 p.m. to close, WildTale’s Happy Hour menu includes and a new buck-shuck oysters promotion in addition to a selection of small plates starting at just $2.75. One of the few venues in Vancouver to offer buck-a-shuck oysters every day, WildTale’s rotating selection of featured bivalves from B.C. and beyond are served on ice accompanied by Tobasco red pepper sauce, fresh lemon and horseradish. Chef’s select oysters are available for just $1 a piece
(minimum of six per order, while quantities last) during both early and late-night Happy Hour services.
WildTale’s new Happy Hour lineup also features raw bar selections like Seafood Ceviche and Hawaiian Tuna, steamer pots of Clams with white wine and Mussels with Thai coconut curry, and a variety of crowd-pleasing appetizers that showcase both land and sea, including BC Salmon Poppers, ‘AAA’ Beef Carpaccio and Braised Meatballs. Guests who are looking to imbibe in an alcoholic beverage can sip on an array of great-value Happy Hour libations, including draft beer and highballs for $5, classic cocktails like Moscow Mules and Negronis for $6, and a selection of B.C. red and white wines starting at $6 per glass.
WildTale co-Founders John Crook and Erik Heck have also introduced a selection of new entrees to the dinner menu, all designed to highlight of-the-season ingredients sourced from local farms, oceans and fields. In addition to WildTale’s signature lineup of meaty steaks and chops, fresh grilled fish and classic pasta dishes, the spring menu now includes Linguini alle Vongole, Tiger Prawn Linguini Puttanesca, Harissa Chicken served with jalapeño mashed potatoes and mint yogurt, and Haida Gwaii Halibut paired with gnocchi Provençale.
“As a go-to dining destination in Vancouver, we’re thrilled to launch our new buck-a-shuck oysters promotion as part of our extended early and late-night Happy Hour,” says Heck. “We take pride in developing creative, seasonal menus that are designed to appeal to seafood fans, meat-eaters and vegetarians alike. We look forward to celebrating the return of the spring season with our guests at both locations.”
First launched in 2015 by business partners John Crook and Erik Heck with a second location opened in Olympic Village in 2018, WildTale is a polished-yet-relaxed restaurant that celebrates the coastal regions of the world. Daily lunch and dinner menus highlight fresh seafood as well as favourites from farm and field paired with great wines, delicious local beers and refreshing and creative cocktails all served in a warm and friendly atmosphere inspired by East Coast hospitality.
WildTale Yaletown (1079 Mainland Street) is open every day for lunch and dinner starting at 11 a.m, and daily Happy Hour from 3 to 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close ,
WildTale Olympic Village (165 West 2nd Ave) is open daily from 3 p.m. Monday – Thursday, and 2 p.m. Friday – Sunday. Daily Happy Hour is available from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. (2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday – Sunday) and 9 p.m. – close in the bar and lounge.