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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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  • 265
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  • 22
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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 cafe in Vancouver for Breakfast

I keep coming back to this place. The best food and service in town!!! The granola with fresh fruit and yoghurt is amazing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I keep coming back to this place. The best food and service in town!!! The granola with fresh fruit and yoghurt is amazing.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We had two types of bacon and three sauces to dip the petite waffles in. The Salted Caramel was the best dipping sauce that we tried. The wait does not last as long as the line outside the door suggests.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This place has lines every day for a reason!!! The food is amazing and the menu is fabulous. The service can't be beat and the place is just a MUST, there's no other way to say it!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Although we had to wait 40minutes for a table it was definitely worth it! Service was fantastic, food was delicious and overall the restaurant has a very cool vibe! Would definitely recommend!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We ended up here by chance, but perhaps it was luck because the breakfast was delicious! There seems to be a constant line with a wait of about 30 minutes. It's a lively and packed place with friendly staff. There was no rushing or impatience; they were genuinely happy that you chose to ate there even if they had plenty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I hate to write another fabulous review because this will make the lines even longer to get in. But we're going back this morning and will get there at least a half hour before it opens so that we can be seated in the first round. This place is by far the best food we've had in Vancouver. The wait... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Had a great breakfast here while visiting for a few days. I had the fricasee (runny eggs, beef short rib, potato, onion, cheddar) which comes in a cast iron skillet and has a great richness and flavor to it you don’t often get in a breakfast dish. Also tried the saumon fume sandwich, an amazing combo of salmon cream cheese... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My husband and I had an excellent brunch at Cafe Medina on our recent Vancouver trip. The restaurant was crowded, but we got seats at the bar immediately. There were too many things that looked good, so we split a bunch of dishes. All were tasty. We especially enjoyed the waffles with the many sauces and the fresh pressed veggie... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The sign promised amazing coffee and waffles, and they delivered on both counts! The waffles were small in size, but big on flavor - order whatever sides you fancy at the moment. My favorite thing on the menu is the granola with seasonal fruit. And the coffee was amazing enough, but they offer a selection of fun beverages like the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This place is extremely popular. Putting down my name, I was able to do a few errands before coming back. It's a good thing they're experienced because their estimate wait times are bang on! The lineup is crazy and depending what day and time you go, it could get even worst. I went on Friday morning and just beat the... 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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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?