Street Auntie Aperitivo House



Monday: 11:30am – 3pm | 5:30 – 10pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday – Saturday: 11:30 – 3pm | 5:30 – 10pm
Sunday: Lunch, 11:00am – 12pm | Afternoon tea, 1:30 – 5pm |
Dinner 5:30 – 10pm


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The People

Owner – Yuyina Zhang
Director of Communications – Delia Tan

About Street Auntie Aperitivo House

STREET AUNTIE aperitivo house is an innovative concept inspired by the comfort and soul of the world’s most authentic Chinese street food. At their downtown Vancouver location, the aperitivo house focuses on adding a contemporary twist to steamed fresh seafood, modern dim-sum, and ever-changing internationally inspired Chinese tapas dishes. Drawing inspiration from her childhood experiences growing up in Yunnan Province, China, where street-food vendors are commonly referred to by a term of respect and affection known as ‘Street Aunties’, Owner Yuyina Zhang designed the Street Auntie experience around five different menus that each reflect an important part of food culture in Yunnan — Butcher Auntie, Ocean Auntie, Yunnan Auntie, Dim Sum Auntie and Vegetarian Auntie.

Open Wednesdays through Mondays for lunch, dinner and afternoon tea on Sundays, Street Auntie offers a unique concept that allows diners to enjoy a weekly rotating menu during a pre-booked for $38 per person for lunch or $58 for dinner. For those who wish to enjoy the Street Auntie experience at home, curated take-home boxes comprising three courses are also available for $28.

Favourable Reviews

‘Street Auntie Aperitivo House is a pandemic-era restaurant that bends conventions with panache’ — The Globe & Mail, February 2021

‘Street Auntie honours the street foods Yuyina Zhang loved growing up’ — Vancouver Sun, January 2021

‘Plenty of good new restaurants opened in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic’ — The Province, December 2020

‘This new downtown Vancouver restaurant draws inspiration from Chinese street food’ — Vancouver Is Awesome, November 2020