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Bambo Cafe

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Delicatessen, Canadian
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301 W Cordova, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
(604) 681-4323
Today
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Fri 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Breakfast so Far!

Just dropped into the Bambo Cafe by chance while walking through The Gas Town district of Vancouver. Our best breakfast of the holiday so far. Friendly staff, freshly squeezed orange juice, omelette eggs over easy, bacon toast, jam and large mugs of quality tea. Even a choice of gluten free bread... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
ArtNich
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Just dropped into the Bambo Cafe by chance while walking through The Gas Town district of Vancouver. Our best breakfast of the holiday so far. Friendly staff, freshly squeezed orange juice, omelette eggs over easy, bacon toast, jam and large mugs of quality tea. Even a choice of gluten free bread. Well worth a visit👌

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Toronto, Canada
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65 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

A cool place in Gastown for brunch. The 4 of us had specialty coffees and lunch for $46.00. Soup and sandwiches were fresh and awesome. This is such a lovely area for a stroll and we just happened upon this place as other trendier joints were full. There are about 7 small tables. Soon this place will be packed Sundays... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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41 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Our initial plan was to eat in a more popular sandwich place in Gas Town, but it was closed for the holidays. So, since it was a nice sunny, albeit cold, winter’s day, we strolled along the area and stumbled on Bambo Café, a quaint “hole in the wall” café that was exactly what we felt like trying out. We... More 

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London, UK
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76 reviews 76 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Tried this two days running. Tiny little cafe, catering to the take out clientele, however we stayed and had two hot breakfast bagels, fresh squeezed juice and coffee. There are no major breakfast items on the menu be warned except for omelettes, bagels and pastries. Can't say it was anything spectacular but certainly it was hot, tasty, healthy, and a... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

Very nice staff and amazing waffles served with fruit. Location easy to find, interior only average though.

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Vancouver, Canada
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28 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

I've been coming here regularly for breakfast since 1997, mainly for the excellent omelettes and Americanos, and the friendly owners and jazzy atmosphere. Try the Jeff omelette for a nice change: 3 eggs, tomato & avocado in open-faced presentation. They charge a bit less than most Gastown eateries. Great for sitting outside in summer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Thanks to the Bambo Cafe we got some real good breakfast - my daughter had a fantastic belgian waffle, I loved my huge, warm and perfect cinnamon roll and my husband just made the perfect choice with a breakfast bagel and the best fresh quinoa salad we`ve been eating in a while! With good coffee (almond milk at no extra... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

As a Vegetarian I was shocked to realize there is no real separate prep areas for meat or veggie meals. Vegetarian sandwiches are prepared on the same surfaces, using the same knives and utensils as the meat counterparts and the grill/ toaster was one of the main offending places for cross-contamination. Chicken pieces would fall from a sandwich onto the... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012 via mobile

We stumbled across this great little cafe near Gastown and enjoyed the service atmosphere and the food very much. Great value too.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

CHICKEN Foccatia sandwhich.....Just do it! The best sanwhich ever! Lovely fresh menu, great juices and coffee and the service is friendly and efficient. You can tell how good it is by the line up of locals out the door every lunchtime!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 301 W Cordova, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (604) 681-4323

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Delicatessen, Canadian
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am

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