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Truffles Cafe

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5151 Oak St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
+1 604-505-4961
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good41%
  • Average22%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
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“truffle” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
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8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Hours
$$ - $$$
5151 Oak St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

The menu changes, but I have tried many of the items, soup, sandwiches and desserts. Always tasty and reasonably priced.

Thank tgvacation
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We called in after a tour of the gardens and enjoyed sitting outside in the late autumn sunshine looking out onto the lake. Coffee and cakes were OK.

Thank dodge440
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We loved Vandusen Botanical gardens whilst on our stay in Vancouver. We decided to eat lunch there one day whilst visiting gardens. We had the beef sandwich and the Croque-monsieur - very nice food, mid range price for a cafe. Best bit though, as it...More

Thank lovelylass
Reviewed 14 August 2017

"Truffles" Cafe doesn't take reservations, and the High Tea starts at 11 am and ends at 6 pm. Inquires are being answered promptly by phone or e-mail. We bought High Tea for two @ $ 45.00 and choose a table on the patio. Tea selection...More

Thank adavonkanada
Reviewed 8 August 2017

If you want delicious soups, sandwiches, pastries, coffee, this is the place. It's reasonably priced, tasty and pleasant. You can eat outdoors and enjoy the gorgeous scenery or inside. You can't go wrong.

Thank sydette
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This café is located in VanDusen Botanical gardens overlooking a large pond. It is a great light meal option with an array of beverages and light meals from yoghurt and muesli and toasted sandwiches through to more substantial meals. They had hummingbird feeders set up...More

Thank TassieTravellers99
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

It's a lovely spot in Van Dusen Garden. You can sit outside on the patio overlooking the gardens. Very reasonably priced. Today I had a wonderful Curry chicken wrap (with lots of chicken), large ice coffee and small tiramisu. Total cost $14. It's cafeteria style...More

Thank Mejs123
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the high tea for 2. It is a standing menu item and was fantastic! On a nice day I would sit outside (I did this). You will need to have 2 of the small tables. You each pick a sandwich which is...More

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I had the chicken curry wrap and it was good. The beet salad was just ok. There is a special tea option which I would like to try next time with interesting stacked plates. I was here once before and felt the same. Staff are...More

Thank EvelynAnn27
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

One does not need to enter Vandusen Gardens to dine in Truffles cafe, but I couldn't imagine why one would stop in if they were not patrons. This cafe is small with much natural light overlooking the front garden entrance. I thought the food was...More

Thank brendabeachbum
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5151 Oak St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Shaughnessy
  • Neighbourhood: Shaughnessy
  • Phone Number: +1 604-505-4961
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