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Babylon Cafe

1156 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2M9, Canada
+1 604-568-7010
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“shawarma” (18 reviews)
“wraps” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Fast Food, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Halal
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1156 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2M9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

By far, the most un-sanitized restaurant I have been to. The chicken so under-cooked you could see the raw layer. The Shawarma was priced for $9.45 but he decided to charge me $12. The gentleman cleaned his hand with a dirty cloth that was used...More

Thank Affy S
Reviewed September 12, 2017

its just regular donair kebab. and its busy as their location. i had food there for few times and there is nothing special .

Thank siamakaghazeinali
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Need to get to this place at least a few times each year - and we come all the way in from Surrey. Their Shawarma is the absolute best!

Thank fes4422
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Outstanding shawarma - very close to what I enjoy in Qatar. Very reasonably priced with all fresh ingredients. A downtown treasure.

Thank Spirit2006
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Babylon Cafe is what a good neighborhood falafel stand would be if it were tucked in a storefront. Stripped down, but with great falafel, shawarmas and other Middle Eastern fare. What's special are the many accouterments they offer, including all sorts of what look like...More

Thank travelerfromMaine
Reviewed June 24, 2017

we went in after jazz festival and had two chicken shwarma plates. the chicken was good but the falafel, hummus rice and veggies were great. the chicken was a just a bit dried out. service is at the counter. the felafel is made fresh and...More

1  Thank Joel K
Reviewed June 6, 2017

We had lunch here on the second day of our visit to Vancouver. It was located, along with other ethnic restaurants, just around the corner from our hotel. Since neither my wife nor I had ever tried Iraqi food before, we gave it a try....More

Thank James C
Reviewed May 18, 2017

First time ever writing a review but this place deliberately ripped me off and I was completely shocked as this has never happened to me in Vancouver before. I ordered a 7.50$ wrap and a drink, gave them a 20$ bill and they hand me...More

Thank Jameswilliams19
Reviewed April 12, 2017

The Souvlaki was pretty tasty and the portion was enough for a starving person. The chicken was cooked enough; not under or over cooked. I liked the environment of the restaurant too. My wife's Felafel plate was also good and fresh. We will definitely go...More

Thank Baabak N
Reviewed March 14, 2017

we were hungry - only reason we tried to eat the wrap - meat was hard and dry - veggies soggy - taste was not good, we had tummy aches after it.

Thank Rob M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $10
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1156 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2M9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > West End
  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 604-568-7010
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