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Cafe Medina

) #7 of 3,068 Restaurants in Vancouver $$ - $$$ Cafe, Mediterranean,
780 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A4, Canada
+1 604-879-3114
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (290 reviews)
“waffles” (455 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 3:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
780 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A4, Canada
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Reviewed December 13, 2016

Enjoyable brunch was had on Sunday past. Sure, there was a queue, but we were seated around 10 minutes later. We both opted for 2 waffles, maple syrup and ice cream. I had a fresh pressed tea and the other half had a coffee. All...More

Thank Lola H
Reviewed December 12, 2016

Best breakfast I ever did have! waffles with ice cream, tasty scrambled egg and pretty much the best roasted potatoes to be found on earth. Perfect latte as well.

1  Thank Mandy P
Reviewed December 11, 2016

Came into Cafe Medina's fairly recent with two friends and had a solid experience. I've always known the restaurant to have quite the wait time but any good brunch place does. Expect a longer wait time if you are like the many and go during...More

Thank MCHood
Reviewed December 10, 2016

Cafe Medina knows exactly what it's doing. A generous but intimate room, great decor, outstanding food, and brisk but warm service. There isn't anything quite like it in Vancouver. And that's the other quality that is so charming - you feel like you've just travelled...More

Thank thesnarkwasaboojum
Reviewed December 10, 2016

My husband and I came here for breakfast on a Friday morning and were told the wait was 30 minutes. We went down the block to the Tellus building for a cup of coffee while we waited, and it was totally worth it! One of...More

Thank Allyn J
Reviewed December 8, 2016

people lined up down the street suggests something good & worth waiting for. Cramped, rushed, rude. Never again.

1  Thank Lawrence T
Medina780, Owner at Cafe Medina, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2016

Hi Lawrence So sorry you did not have the experience you should have. Obviously not our mandate and feedback is much appreciated. Would be happy to discuss further and invite you back should you feel inclined. Please contact me through the website. Thank you, Robbie

Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

I got this cafe recommended by a staff member at the hotel were I stayed for 5 nights. And she was right. This place is a gem! Very busy and popular but I understand why. Helpful and smiling staff and very good breakfast! Modern and...More

1  Thank EKM70
Reviewed December 5, 2016

The line maybe long ,but well worth the wait! Food and service outstanding, Next door to L'Hermitage Hotel, best breakfast in town!

2  Thank wordsower
Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

First, the coffee is outstanding. Goodbye, Starbucks! Also, the entrees are worth the trip. All kind of quirky, but everything was delicious. My kids loved the waffles with their choice of crazy foodie toppings. My husband loved the fricassee and I recommend the frittata. BTW,...More

Thank K L
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

The wait was predictable. We were told 1/2 hour wait on a weekday morning and they were right on. The service was excellent and the food was outstanding. Well worth the wait. On the high side for price but if you that in advance then...More

Thank Brian C
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plethora of contemporary commercial, residential, and
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Andres I
May 29, 2017|
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Response from arturoaguilar68 | Reviewed this property |
Hola Andrés, no se puede hacer reservación, es un lugar que puede variar el tiempo de espero dependiendo de la hora en que llegues, cuando llegues te aconsejo que primero vayas adentro y te anotes en una lista, ellos te... More
June 12, 2016|
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Response from Hari M | Reviewed this property |
Agree with what everyone else has said AND a couple of things to add. The place is very VERY popular (especially moreso on weekends) and sometimes there can be a substantial wait to get a seat (especially if there's a big... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 780 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-879-3114
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