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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: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 292
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  • 150
    Very good
  • 23
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  • 14
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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
Scrumptious!

Fantastic atmosphere, fantastic food. There's always a wait to be seated,however as other reviewers have said, it's well worth it. Melt in the mouth lamb tagine for brunch. Serious coffee and waffles, what's not to like?

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Fantastic atmosphere, fantastic food. There's always a wait to be seated,however as other reviewers have said, it's well worth it. Melt in the mouth lamb tagine for brunch. Serious coffee and waffles, what's not to like?

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Yes there is a wait, everytime. But the food is flavorful, consistent, and curated by a staff of pro's. The Tagine avoids fusion confusion perfectly and is packed with taste. I could eat the bacon with every meal and the waffles are light and crispy. Whats not to love?! Don't worry about the line, just go.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The best brunch in the city! The waffles are to die for...) the ambience, the décor, the staff, everything is first class!

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A 35-minute wait on on a wet Monday morning says how popular this place is. We had the signature waffle, a paella and a wolves breakfast. The waffle was good. It will definitely be more tempting, to me at least, that the waffle was made fresh. All three dishes came beautiful to our eyes. The color, the arrangement and the... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

There is always a wait to get into the Cafe Medina for brunch .its worth it . The service is friendly and efficient ant he food is full of flavour. it's difficult to choose what to eat . our server asked if I enjoyed food with a kick as I had chosen a spices sausage and too toe dish,I do... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Lines down the street on a Thursday morning? You know this place is popular! Get one of your party to swing by around 30-45min prior to your preferred dining time to put your names on the list.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Excellent breakfast, excellent service. Had the ribs and poached eggs. Coffee was to a high standard too. Continuous queue of people but we got in before the rush (9am)

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Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We heard a lot about this popular breakfast spot and wanted to try it out. It was excellent! Fantastic atmosphere and service. The food was excellent and beautifully presented. It was not exactly our style of breakfast food but we really enjoyed something different and the overall experience was great. Everyone was happy and having fun and as the tables... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Good food, great waffles but My GoSh! should there always be a line-up? There was only 1 time I got to eat there without lining up and it was when there were only 2 of us and we were okay to sit at the bar. They have the best toppings for waffles - our faves are the dark chocolate, lavender... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Get your butt out of bed and get yourself to Medina for breakfast. Amazing food, amazing staff and amazing coffee.

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Restaurant Details

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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