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Joe's grill

948 Denman Street | Vancouver, BC, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good57%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“home fries” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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Diner, Canadian
948 Denman Street | Vancouver, BC, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

We went on a Sunday morning and, while the café was packed, we were seated within a few minutes. Our server was very pleasant and attentive and, even at full seating capacity the service was fast and efficient with our orders coming up within a...More

Thank DP49
Reviewed September 3, 2017

This a 'locals' spot is within walking distance of my hotel (Westin Bayshore) and I stopped in one morning while out for a walk. I ordered a traditional American bacon and eggs breakfast. The food and service were both very good. There seemed to be...More

Thank UtahJerry
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Have had breakfast here for years. Great food and great portions!!!! Great customer service also!!! I recommend this place. I love the pancakes, first time I ever had banana flavoured pancakes there were incredible!!!

Thank yyzhere
Reviewed August 1, 2017

It is not a fancy place - not appealing. However, The service is good and the sandwich is delicious. I had lunch there - a vegetarian sandwich. It is a packed place but the wait is not long. I observe that service is priority. You...More

Thank jacaud
Reviewed July 19, 2017

My wife suggested this as a place to go for breakfast. We walked in and it had that local feel to it, plenty of people but still a few tables left over. We sat at the back and had someone come over very quickly with...More

Thank vic0001
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

When we stay nearby in Vancouver, this is our everyday breakfast place. Yes, it's a diner. No, it is not fancy. The food and service are really just exactly what we like in a diner. The staff is very helpful and friendly (Particularly Claire, the...More

Thank David L
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Avoiding wheat means I haven't had an Eggs Benedict for longer than I care to remember. So it was good to be able to get tucked into a plate of avocado and tomato benny with gf toast after all this time! My compadre has a...More

Thank Derry P
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

This is our family 'go to' breakfast place. We are never disappointed. It is consistently good. We especially love their breakfast potatoes!

Thank Rhonda2398
Reviewed December 17, 2016

We had breakfast there on several occasions in this past year no matter when we went the service was good and the food was too remember to ask for your potatoes fries so good.

Thank Caryll B
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast here our first morning in Vancouver. The restaurant is basic and not fancy, which also describes the food. Great, tasty good, and good sized portions. I would eat here again.

Thank CanadaPrairieLily
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Debbie T
July 24, 2017|
Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
I have seen no evidence of gluten-free breads, but they have lots of selections that are naturally gluten-free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 948 Denman Street | Vancouver, BC, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
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