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The Market Grill at Granville Island

#290 of 2,867 Restaurants in Vancouver
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1689 Johnston Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3R9, Canada
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Easy food, and a couple of zingers

There's a good breakfast option or two at the Grill, things that wouldn't expect to find in a market with lots of fast food restaurant choices. Their breakfast sandwiches especially are deserving of your attention.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

There's a good breakfast option or two at the Grill, things that wouldn't expect to find in a market with lots of fast food restaurant choices. Their breakfast sandwiches especially are deserving of your attention.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Decent service but the food is so very average. I would recommend trying someplace else as Granvillle has so much to offer. We had two burgers and a chicken sandwich all of which were just ok. I thought the poutine was subpar.

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San Antonio, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I was not sure where to eat for lunch/dinner, as we had arrived from a long flight to our hotel around 2:30. We were all starving, and I didn't know if our group of 6 wanted to trek all the way to Granville Island as I had picked out prior to the trip. Everyone was game to go. We took... More 

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ayrshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

You won't be disappointed in a visit here. The produce and street food are amazing. Craft stalls very nice if a bit pricey. We went as part of hop on hop off bus, got off bus and took water taxi to the island. Then picked the bus up at the other side.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Found The Market Grille, superb location, decided on a quick brunch, service, quality of food, speed of service, immaculate. The cruise ships were in, yes, we had just disembarked and as lunch went on, this venue filled totally. We were lucky to arrive early and have a breathtaking view over the harbour. David Onslow Southampton UK

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

What a wonderful market great variety of different foods and also some gluten free stuff for my wife. Pleasant experience would come back for a decent diner or lunch anytime.

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Windsor, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Take a pass! Food was terrible...overcooked, greasy, cold served by inexperienced people with zero personality...prices weren't cheap either...I'll not return, and I'll pass this info onto anyone going there.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I have been shopping at Granville Island since they first opened back in the late 1970's. I rarely have eaten there since the "food court" is not very inspiring. However about a week ago I saw a comment about how good the burgers were at The Market Grill. I mentioned it to my brother (a big burger fan) and off... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

... the kitchen staff no longer put the condiments on the hotdogs for you. Instead, the relish is just in some open containers on the counter, which doesn't seem as hygienic to me. Given that, I don't buy hot dogs here any more.

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Sedro Woolley, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Love this place – only problem is you must be patient when parking – the market itself is full of surprises – like most markets it's a little expensive but it's of great value – Lots of choices for food lots of gift ideas and if you venture outside of the market you might be lucky enough to see some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1689 Johnston Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3R9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Fairview
  • Neighborhood: Fairview

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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