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Templeton Restaurant

1087 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Downtown)
(604) 685-4612
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Ranked #109 of 2,810 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Jasper, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This little place had breakfast here with my daughter. It was very busy but the wait was worth the experience. The waitress was amazing handling the waiting crowd and serving up customers with an amazing breakfast! Love the ambiance! We will return!

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Bishop Auckland, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had two meals at The Templeton and tried to get back for lunch on last day but queue was too long! Fantastic menu choices, catering for vegans, vegetarians, meat-eaters and general fussy eaters!! Food is freshly prepared, well cooked and very satisfying on all levels. Decor is unassuming and comfortable. They still have the original 1950's fittings, which adds charm... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

A MUST if you're a local or visiting Vancouver! This little diner is always busy and bustling. The service is outstanding and friendly. You're always being looked after and your water glass is never empty. The food is just amazing and there's so much of it! I ate here on three occasions and each time I walked out full to... More

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Toronto
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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

While visiting Vancouver, I always make sure I stop by this diner for breakfast at least twice. Sometimes for lunch too! The food is more upscale than traditional diner food and the service is always very personal. Plan on getting here early though, it lines up quickly!

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La Jolla, California
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105 reviews 105 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Yes, this is a small diner/dive and this has a hip appeal, but our group of four did not get why this place has been so highly rated. On a Friday morning at 10, we waited 45 minutes for a table. Due to its size we get the ever present lines which make place seem popular (5 booths, and 12... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We sat at the counter and it did not take too long to order. Coffee was good. It took about 2o minutes to get our order. Do not understand only getting 1 1/2 sausages with an order or 1 1/2 slices of toast. Food was just ok. The concerns I had were the food safe practises. The servers did their... More

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edinburgh
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My wife and i ate lunch here and i got the steak with 2 sides for $16 CAD and for what i paid it was excellent, it was all very tasty and excellent value. My wife had the burger which was also extremely nice, definitely with the vista for the food alone no matter what the price was. The place... More

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We had breakfast here as a family and the menu had something for all tastes. the food was well prepared and filling and the staff efficient and responsive. My only criticism is that it doesn't open until 9.00 AM so not a good please for eating if you need to eat early.

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We walked past this place twice before going in. It really does not look overly inviting but we gave it a try. It was great! This is a real diner not a replica. It has a working jukebox, a Wurlitzer 200, that has been with the place since it was installed. We had a burger and fish and chips, both... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here with two friends for breakfast. We had the Big As Breakfast and banana blueberry pancakes. The food was very good and the portions were generous - we we're fit to burst afterwards. Service was excellent and our server was very friendly. The place is a little dated but we thought it added charm rather than feeling run down.... More

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