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Elbow Room Coffee Shop

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560 Davie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2G4, Canada
(604) 685-3628
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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 - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 23
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great breakfast

Excellent breakfast. Atmosphere is gay, friendly and with superb food. Service is great. There is some foul language in the signs, maybe not good for children, but all is in good fun!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Excellent breakfast. Atmosphere is gay, friendly and with superb food. Service is great. There is some foul language in the signs, maybe not good for children, but all is in good fun!

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Kaneohe, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This place is special. everyone in here is gay and transgender so it wonderful and so hilarious! the waiter patrick swears frequently (don't bring young children!!) you stand up and get your own water and coffee which is also very unique. the dishes are unique, i had an open faced egg white omelet with fruits inside and delicious jalapeño sour... More 

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Amherstburg, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Went for breakfast on a recommendation from a Vancouverite....thank goodness we took him up on it. Breakfast was well prepared,large serving and served with lots of humor (you get your own coffee refill and get your own water...make sure to read the rules when you first get there). Loved our waiter..very friendly and funny.

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Edson, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Love love love this place! We had breakfast there two mornings in a row 👌🏼 Definitely wakes you up and keeps you smiling. No lack in character!!

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

It isn't often you leave a restaurant smiling. Yes the food was delicious but it is more than great food that leaves an impression. As the name implies the Elbow Room Cafe is a small restaurant in the middle of Vancouver. We stopped in for breakfast one day during our visit to Vancouver. We were seated quickly even with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The service is good, the guy is hard but polite and kind, old style gentleman. The food was more than perfect and enough. I recommend this place with a warm heart. You better eat everything!

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Oxford
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Amazing choice of food! Omelettes, eggs, pancakes.... The biggest challenge was to make up my mind ;) I went with breakfast burrito and loved it :) Staff was very friendly, helpful, making me feel very welcomed :) Very filling breakfast, free wifi, nice atmosphere.

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Vancouver, BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I love this place for a nice change of Yummie breakfast with Altitude always good and entertaining way to start your day with a bit of Drama Highly recommend a visit and remember to get your own coffee and eat all your food or there will be trouble

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Boy, are the staff rude and cheeky so go prepared to respond appropriately! Great breakfasts ( the pancakes are huge) and you are asked, rather told , to give a donation to charity if you fail to eat all you have ordered. Wear earplugs if you don't approve of bad language!

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Sylvan Lake
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

There are a lot of great restaurants in Vancouver....this, however, is not one of them. Recently had lunch at the Elbow Room, found it to be overpriced and uninspiring. Two sandwiches.....$38.00.....really!! The food was not tasty and the presentation was unappealing. The soup that was included in the price of the sandwich...pulled pork vegetable, was blah. Go elsewhere!!

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Additional Information about Elbow Room Coffee Shop

Address: 560 Davie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2G4, Canada
Phone Number: (604) 685-3628
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Canadian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 560 Davie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2G4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (604) 685-3628

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Canadian
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 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 - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?