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Cafe Pacifica

300-999 Canada Place (The Pan-Pacific Hotel-Vancouver), Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3B5, Canada (Downtown)
604-662-8111
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Ranked #271 of 2,805 restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $20 - $40
Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sun - Fri 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Pacific Rim
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Howe / Burrard
Transit: Waterfront Stations, Canada Line, Skytrain & Seabus and West Coast Express
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Sweden
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Worst buffet experience ever. It made me unwell. Food quite bland. The waffles were hard as rock! Not worth the plates it's served on.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Worth the view and small but reasonable choices of food. Bit bland decor but good service and nice Thai soup and good burgers. When staying at the hotel it's not a bad place to hang out but lacks atmosphere.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Casual dinning but on Saturday night there is a good buffet while you can listen to opera. The view of the harbour is an added attraction. Other days the menu is rather limited.

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Blaine, WA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The substandard quality of the supposedly flatiron steak compromised an otherwise pleasant meal. We dined at Café Pacifica using a travelzoo promotional voucher for a family of four. I ordered the crab/salmon while the rest of the family opted for flatiron/braised Bison rib entrees. Despite the facts that all the steaks were cooked to medium rare as ordered, their toughness... More

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PanPacificVancouver, Director of Quality Assurance at Cafe Pacifica, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. We were pleased that you enjoyed your seafood appetizers and entrees and have forwarded your comments on to our Executive Chef to share with his team; in particular, your feedback regarding the Flat Iron Steaks. We appreciate hearing both positive reviews and hearing of areas where we... More

Ottawa, Canada
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We had a 49th Class reunion in the Café Pacifica last Saturday: it was a most pleasant experience. We were a group of 30, and the management had us nicely situated in a comfortable corner of the restaurant. Our previously sent seating plan was adhered to, place cards correctly provided, and announcements for birthdays, anniversary were carried out by the... More

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

It has a cool vibe and if your a beer lover there's many to choose from. It's tucked in from the great view but still a really cool place to chill for a pint or have a bite. The food was delicious.

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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Four star prices for three star service and two star food. After searching for a couple of days for Vancouver's top Sunday buffet brunch, Cafe Pacifica seemed to be one of the few remaining options. Unfortunately, it was a big disappointment. Pros: convenient location; and nice view - unless you're stuck in front of the Canada Place roof/sails; reasonable service.... More

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PanPacificVancouver, Director of Quality Assurance at Cafe Pacifica, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We regret that you were disappointed with your dining experience. While we do receive many compliments on the quality and selection from our buffet, it is unfortunate that we did not meet your expectations. Your comments have been forwarded to our Food & Beverage Management team for their review. We... More

Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I don't think the Hotel prepared the restaurant for our group of 250 plus. However, they did their best to get us in and the service was excellent. The buffet selections were very good. They were able to keep up with maintaining the buffet as well. It was always replenished and fresh. Friendly staff.

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British Columbia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Great food for a group of 6 on a 50% discount 3-course deal from TravelZoo... Wonderful room, excellent views of the North Shore across the water... Service was friendly and attentive

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Vancouver
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I met a relative coming in off a cruise ship for breakfast because of the convenient location. I was horrified to discover the Cafe is charging $21 for bacon and eggs (off the menu...the buffet might have been better). For those of you who not from Vancouver...this is not even close to the typical cost of a breakfast in downtown... More

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PanPacificVancouver, Director of Quality Assurance at Cafe Pacifica, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review regarding your recent dining experience. We were disappointed to read that your experience did not meet your expectations. When creating our menus, we do conduct price and content comparisons and do endeavour provide value to our dining guests. Your comments have been forwarded to our Food & Beverage management team... More

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