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Templeton Restaurant

#120 of 2,927 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
Granville Street
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1087 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1L4, Canada
+1 604-685-4612
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:30 am - 12:00 am
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Templeton has been around forever (the 90's in when it re-changed to its current name), but it has been a diner for much longer. The atmosphere is an eclectic array of vintage diner garb partnered with a brunch/lunch menu to appease any type of patron. The service is always super friendly, the food has always been delicious, and the... More 

Thank Nic Z
Winnipeg, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was so good! Had happy hour beer prices as well. Ended the meal with deep fried mars bar. Delicious! Great service as well. Fun to show my 12 year old the jukebox!

Thank cleduchowski
Alberta Canada
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Great Diner restaurant. We had to wait about 20 minutes on Saturday around 11 am - but well worth the wait. Good portions, hot & flavourful. It has juke boxes on the wall - that actually work! The place has 12 diner seats at the bar and about 6 - 4 seater booths. The staff was hopping... and still managed... More 

Thank Jenaroundtheworld
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017

Cute little retro breakfast place. Service was amazing - we were seated and got coffee straight away. Food was great, turkey sausage is hard to get was fab though!

Thank Travellergirl69
Los Angeles, California
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Our server was excellent and the quality of the food and the interesting choices on the menu made for quite a difficult time choosing, but we all enjoyed our fare a great deal.

1 Thank Rugbyrn60
Lone Butte, Canada
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017

The breakfast we had here was delicious and the service by Sarah was excellent. There was a lot of choices on the menu and the eggs were done exactly as requested. There are not substitutions here but you really don't need them. Don't miss this old style diner.

1 Thank pinehillsjane
United Kingdom
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1,663 reviews
432 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,113 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017

It is a small diner style place. We got here early for breakfast and managed to get a table without waiting. If we had arrived 15 minutes later we would had been waiting for a table. It was short staffed when we first sat down, the poor waitress had to do everything, reinforcements arrived later on. The quality of the... More 

Thank PrestonGuild
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Visited around lunchtime on Sunday morning, happy to see they were still serving breakfast/brunch until around 1500, very quirky little diner if you're visiting Granville or Vancouver I would definitely recommend going in, tasty food and nice coffee at a reasonable price with friendly staff.

Thank Adam W
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 7, 2017

My friend and I went there for breakfast after flying to Vancouver. The food was great and the waitress was very friendly and agreed to change our orders a little in order to fit our needs. The atmosphere is very nice, a 50's dinner. I would highly recommend!

Thank Cécile L
Bangor, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed January 7, 2017

This place was excellent! We went in as soon as it opened really, we sat in a little booth and the waitress came right over. She was really lovely and we made a few changes to what we ordered but she said it was not a problem and everything was brilliant! The blueberry banana pancakes with syrup are an excellent... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Canadian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 12:00 am
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1087 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1L4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Granville Street
  • Neighborhood: Granville Street
  • Phone Number: +1 604-685-4612

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

Staying in Granville Street

Neighborhood Profile
Granville Street
Granville Street spans many, multiple city blocks and has become so fastidiously known for its nightclubs and watering holes that it's fondly nicknamed the city's 'Entertainment District.' Friday and Saturday nights are the most popular and lively, with young revelers taking to the streets in droves and keeping the party going until late. Granville Street, being mostly open to pedestrian-only traffic, has a healthy social life along its main thoroughfares, even outside of its cafes and pubs, spilling onto the sidewalks. The locals are chatty, the shops at its expansive Pacific Centre Mall are trendy, and the whole area seems to be on a sugar rush: in a good way. Exuberance and camaraderie classify this neighbourhood.
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