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Cafe Medina

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780 Richards Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A4, Canada
+1 604-879-3114
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 240
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  • 20
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  • 13
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best brunch in Canada maybe the world!?!?

The his place is killer. Try something you would not normally. Everything on the menu is to die for. The drinks are amazing and everything they serve is well thought out and executed. I could write 1000 more words of praise but it is easier just to say this is the best. Go and try. And everyone you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
jmduval
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Orange county
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Orange county
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The his place is killer. Try something you would not normally. Everything on the menu is to die for. The drinks are amazing and everything they serve is well thought out and executed. I could write 1000 more words of praise but it is easier just to say this is the best. Go and try. And everyone you must have... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Cafe Medina is located next to L'Hermitage hotel. I stayed at the hotel and saw the long line so I decided to research it out on Yelp and the reviews were great. Be warned, this is a very popular restaurant so you will have to wait in line, if you don't arrive early. My friend and I were #3 in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

One of the best brunch places I've ever been to! Friendly staff, quick service as well. Waffles are a must try. Great even without any sauce.

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Val-des-Monts, Canada
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Medina was recommended as a must on my recent trip to Vancouver. We had to wait in line for an hour but the breakfast we ate did not disappoint. We started off with the waffles which were so delicious and fresh and the toppings so good. The lavender cappuccino was excellent. We tried the spare rib Tagine and it was... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great service and the quality of the food was superb. Make sure you try the waffles at the breakfast!

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We were staying next door at L'hermitage hotel and decided to go here for breakfast on our first day in Vancouver. Had to wait 45 mins for a table at 10:30 am on a Thursday..... full of locals.... what's going on here ..... must be good. And it was. People were queueing up outside the door ... does nobody work... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I have never seen a menu like this...very creative and innovative. I would say that everything was perfect...my Poisson Lem salad was wonderful and completely unique. My daughter had the Saumon Fume...delicious...never have eaten such wonderful salmon. Coffee was excellent. very happy that we arrived at 8:40 so that the wait was not bad. I would return here many times.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Excellent branch menu. Their waffles with wonderful topping options are a must have. I would go there for both lunch and brunch.

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Nelson, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This place is a must when coming to Vancouver for brunch! Expect to wait a very, very long time. We waited 2 hours! If you have time to wait though, do it! It is well worth the wait. I had the Morrocan Caesar drink and it was very tasty. Then I had the Tagine. Pretty spicey but so good. The... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Visited Cafe Medina for breakfast at the recommendation of my Airbnb host, and man, was she right! Went with the Harissa, and it was such a tasty dish. Even though the place was packed, and we had to sit by the bar, the atmosphere of the place was excellent. The waiters were super nice, and totally engaged with us given... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Medina

Address: 780 Richards Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-879-3114
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 780 Richards Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-879-3114
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?