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Babylon Cafe

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1156 Denman Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G2M9, Canada
604-568-7010
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Tasty Shawarma

Stopped here and lined up to get a beef Shawarma. Even though it was no too busy I had to wait a couple of minutes, but it was well worth the wait. The Shawarma was freshly prepared and was super stuffed with beef, salad, and a lot of vegetables. The staff was also very friendly and I'm... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Vaduz
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190 reviews 190 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Stopped here and lined up to get a beef Shawarma. Even though it was no too busy I had to wait a couple of minutes, but it was well worth the wait. The Shawarma was freshly prepared and was super stuffed with beef, salad, and a lot of vegetables. The staff was also very friendly and I'm definitively coming back.

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Langley City, Canada
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81 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

lined up out the door today at noon but well worth the wait. Fresh Falafala made on site. We had bot ha Chicken and a Lamb Shawarma and both were excellent. Dont bother with lettuce, each came with the parslay, tomato, picked beets and a dill pickle. Great taste, maybe the best 1 in the city, if not definitly the... More 

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Saint Albert, Alberta, Canada
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Stopped in for late nite takeout while walking back to the hotel. Very tasty chicken plate. Lots of sides. Could use real garlic sauce instead of tzatziki. Very decent portions and very filling.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Nothing fancy about this place. But what you get is a super stuffed wrap full of chicken and a variety of other fillings. Tasty wrap which oozes with flavour and juice. Always visit when in town.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Shwarma is what they do. The chicken is fabulous. The wraps are well stuffed . 3 small tables outside to watch the world go by or take your bounty down to English Bay. Excellent value.

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Babylon Cafe on Denman are sexist, possibly racist, and overcharging scammers and I will never eat there again. They skipped over me in line to take the order of the guy behind me. When I told the guy working there that I hadn't ordered, he insisted I was with the guy in front of me, who I wasn't. When I... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We were staying in a hotel around the corner and had been walking by Babylon for 2 days and commenting on how delicious it smelled. The opportunity to visit finally came late on a Tuesday night - they were out of lamb, so we both ordered chicken. The service, quality and value were remarkable. We ate our Chicken Schwarma Plates... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you like chicken schwarma wraps this little place is fabulous ~ very generous size wrap stuffed with fresh and delicious fillings/veggies and sauces of your choice (aioli mayo, tahini sauce, hot sauce, tziziki, hummus) and the chicken is excellent. All the staff are always very cheerful and provide the best service!

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Vancouver, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This is definitely one Vancouver's hidden gems, one of our favourite places to eat - though we usually go to the Nelson St location as it's closer to our house. Great value for the amount of food you get. Everything we ever had has been delicious and the staff have always been very nice. I usually have the falafel and... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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277 helpful votes 277 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We enjoyed our shwarma lunch plates at the Howe Street location. The food and service were both wonderful. It was just off Howe Street and was easy to find. We would eat here again!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1156 Denman Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G2M9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 604-568-7010

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Lebanese

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