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Cafe Medina

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
As featured in Best Food in Vancouver
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780 Richards Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A4, Canada
+1 604-879-3114
08:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 15:00
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San Diego, California
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159 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I don't like waiting on Average food. This place is popular, but from my taste buds, it was not very good. I don't like the style of breakfast but maybe to some it is great. I thought the coffee was good. I had the short ribs with eggs, the eggs were ordered over medium, they were over hard. The short... More 

Thank Neillibin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

By far one of the best places to have brunch in Vancouver. The food and service is well worth the long line! Can't wait to go back!

Thank brad v
Calgary, Canada
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went to Cafe Medina for our last breakfast in Vancouver. It was amazing! The waffles were the best waffles I've ever eaten! Service was great, sausages and bacon were so yummy. Coffee is top notch. Tip- make sure you get there before it opens, there was a line up and they do not take reservations. You can also get the... More 

Thank L M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went to the restaurant because it was around the corner from my hotel and had received lots of good reviews on TA. I was not disappointed. I sat at the bar and enjoyed a great breakfast. I tried a waffle (small size) with both milk chocolate lavender and salted caramel sauces on the side. The waffle was amazing. i... More 

Thank dwhir
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had breakfast with our two children, and the waffles were very popular! Selection of sides provided the flexibility to create your own breakfast, and the menu items were tasty and unique. It's very popular so expect to wait for a table!

Thank Lee-Ann706
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Glorious menu diversity. Excellent service. Beautiful flavours. I highly recommend the dish Coca - heavenly.

Thank PicnicMeats
Regina, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I come here fairly often, never had service and food is always delicious! Make sure you try the waffles (I like them with the passion fruit) with one of their hot chocolates with a twist. The wolves breakfast is definitely my go to and will satisfy anyone who like bacon.

Thank Brandon P
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the most delicious breakfast ever, I thoroughly recommend the avocado on toast with a side of bacon..

Thank Q4809IFkellyb
Schwarzheide, Germany
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hip breakfast place with a great selection on dishes! Their flavoured raspberry coffee was amazing and the service was quick

Thank MajaJung
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got to the cafe at around 9:45am on a holiday. It was already full. We left our name and went back after about 30 mins to check. In the meantime, we went to the nearby Hudson's Bay department store to kill time. When we returned, our table was almost ready. So, we waited there for another 10 mins or... More 

Thank C K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 780 Richards Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-879-3114

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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