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The Market Grill at Granville Island

#280 of 2,898 Restaurants in Vancouver
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Neighbourhood:
Granville Island & Fairview
American, Canadian
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1689 Johnston Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3R9, Canada
+1 604-689-1918
Today
08:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 19:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is no place quite like Granville Market and I have a strong bias to this little burger joint as I have been comming here since I was a little kid. I don't eat meat so I order their salmon burger with BBQ sauce and it is just awesome! It is pricy for fast food but the quality of the... More 

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Fort St John
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Every time we travel to Vancouver, we make a point of eating breakfast at the Market Grill at Granville Island. Never have we been disappointed with the quality of the food and the service. The Market Grill has become an icon and it is amazing to listen to the staff greet so many customers by their first names. It is... More 

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Thank Michael M
Duncan, Canada
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We tried this place twice, in July and October. We liked it just as much both times, so I decided to sit down and write a review. This time around we tried the Hawaiian burger and the Black and Blue, both with fries. The fries are real potatoes, with skins, and really nicely done. The burgers were juicy and quite... More 

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Pacific Grove, California
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402 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

It's a grill. They make typical breakfasts -- eggs and stuff -- but not that special. The setting is -- fun to eat breakfast on Granville Island, but we'd try some other, more inventive places.

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Thank RuNanS
Berkeley, California, United States
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

For the past 7 years we have always made a point to eat here and it never disappoints. The burgers are also very good.

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Thank David_deF
LOS ANGELES, CA
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Really tasty burger with fresh beef and delicious fresh toppings. Great place to stop for lunch while visiting Granville Island and the Public Market. High recommend!

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Thank AnnaDLA
Swanmore, United Kingdom
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226 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Went to Granville island early to beat the crowds which worked well with a first stop at the market grill for breakfast which was a great choice. Had the omelettes ( with choice of fill) - ample helpings and plenty of toast. No frills but really good food and pretty good value. Thoroughly enjoyed it

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Thank Ian W
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The beef is purchased daily in the market, the buns are home made and the mayo is made on the right there! This is the only place I'll eat a veggie burger...the best!

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Thank Linda O
Ellicott City, Maryland
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163 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast here (I highly recommend the croissant breakfast sandwich with a side of hash browns). But bring cash, they take no credit cards! There are a lot of places to eat in the market, this place came highly recommended and they didn't disappoint. Food was delicious and prices were reasonable.

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Thank Sara T
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113 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Everything looked great, but I just couldn't wait to enjoy some Poutine, since it's nearly impossible to find it here in The States. Yum! I ate al fresco on the steps overlooking the creek on a beautiful summer day. Hit the spot!

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Thank Melynda E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 19:00
Monday
08:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 19:00
Thursday
08:00 - 19:00
Friday
08:00 - 19:00
Saturday
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1689 Johnston Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3R9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Granville Island & Fairview
  • Neighbourhood: Granville Island & Fairview
  • Phone Number: +1 604-689-1918

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

Staying in Granville Island & Fairview

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Granville Island & Fairview
One of the favoured neighbourhoods for a day out, Granville Island's packed theatres and art studios, hobby shops and book stores, restaurants and bars, all offer a plethora of activities and entertainment options, leaving no one bored. The highlight of the area is the Fisherman's Wharf, where the seagulls overhead and the smell of the sea invigorate its many visitors, some of who are there to shop the fresh wares at the public market, and others of whom have arrived to take in the eclectic atmosphere. A popular seafood destination, and Vancouver's leading spot for improv and amateur theatre, Granville Island is an indulgent, welcoming entertainment centre in any season or time of day.
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