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Acme Cafe

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Downtown
Sandwiches, Dessert, Family Fare, Diner
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51 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-569-1022
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Description: Located just East of the Woodward's complex on Hastings Street in the...
Located just East of the Woodward's complex on Hastings Street in the historic Paris Block. Breakfast, lunch and supper, open every day of the year aside from December 24, 25 & 26. Hours are 8am - 9pm weekdays, 9am - 9pm weekends and holidays. Excellent food made to order, and all pies and pastries baked from scratch, in-house.
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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 2
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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 of 5 stars
Meatloaf extraordinaire

My wife and I visited after hearing about it on TA and we were not disappointed. The owners sister waited on us and could not have been more helpful. I selected the meatloaf sandwich which was the best I have ever had. The quiche my wife had was outstanding. If we were in town another day we would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
denreil_13
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Syracuse, New York
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Syracuse, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I visited after hearing about it on TA and we were not disappointed. The owners sister waited on us and could not have been more helpful. I selected the meatloaf sandwich which was the best I have ever had. The quiche my wife had was outstanding. If we were in town another day we would have come... More 

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Signal Hill, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Very real banana cream pie, not the artificially flavored stuff. Hands down best Almond Pecan pie ever! Coffee was topped up and never hit bottom! All the staff were friendly and diligent about tending any needs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Awesome I loved it Great food Decor Friendly Close to everything The deserts are telly good Also the meatloaf is really good

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We are holidaying with family and friends in Vancouver and we're looking for a great cafe to have breakfast. We have some people in our party who are gluten intolerant, so this is an important consideration. We were recommended Acme cafe and we were not disappointed. The food was great with a great selection of gluten free options (they bake... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Staying in Vancouver, and came upon this amazing and delicious food. All handmade and fresh. The prices are reasonable. Not a large place- so don't recommend large groups. First come first serve. A must try.

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New CIty, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

What a great spot for lunch! We were in Gastown, and so it was a quick walk over to this restaurant. The place is quirky, the service very good and the food was terrific. Surprisingly delicious because it seems so unassuming.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Everything is made in house and their counter treats are fantastic. I have tried several and they taste a good as they look. Menu is really good with a wide variety, served promptly, seasoned nicely. Have only dealt with nice servers who have a bit of personality which is great to see. Will continue to stop by this cafe.

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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I love Acme for brunch on a weekend - I can't remember how many friends I've eaten brunch here with. If you do come on the weekend, just make sure you don't arrive too late as you might have to wait in line. This is definitely a hipster place, but I like how the service is friendly & attentive, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

An interresting place for having lunch. We took a full plate with Blt sandwich and turkey sandwich , brocoli salad and chips. The Apple pie and the pecan pie are another reason to try this place! Price is correct, around 40 dollars for 2 plates and 2 desserts.

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Seattle
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

I came here for brunch today. Had a delicious pretzel roll sandwich with hash browns and salad. The servers were friendly and attentive and the restaurant has a current vibe without feeling too trendy or hipster. It is a great addition to this area of town. Also, we were too full for pie or dessert but what they had on... More 

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Additional Information about Acme Cafe

Address: 51 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-569-1022
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 14
Cuisine: Sandwiches, Dessert, Family Fare, Diner

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 51 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-569-1022

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Dessert, Family Fare, Diner

Description

Located just East of the Woodward's complex on Hastings Street in the historic Paris Block. Breakfast, lunch and supper, open every day of the year aside from December 24, 25 & 26. Hours are 8am - 9pm weekdays, 9am - 9pm weekends and holidays. Excellent food made to order, and all pies and pastries baked from scratch, in-house.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?