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“Great food with a sassy attitude.”

Elbow Room Coffee Shop
Ranked #125 of 3,943 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Canadian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: West End
Reviewed October 26, 2013 via mobile

It's not for young children but the food was delicious and the brunch menu is really creative. The bacon avocado shrimp bennies were to die for. For great food served with a side of tongue lashing this is the place to be lol.

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Thank wannabestaff
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Reviewed October 16, 2013

If you haven't been to the Elbow Room Cafe or taken your out of town guests here, take them stat! The staff used to be super rude but they've unfortunately toned it down now. I guess some grumps must've gone here and ruined it for the rest of us...Alright.. continuing with the review... Portions are HUGE! For carnivores I recommend The Bryan over the more masculine and beefy sounding Rocky 5, trust me on this,, other than that... GET YOUR OWN DAMN COFFEE and be ready to be made fun of!! ;)

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Thank pbaik
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Reviewed October 13, 2013

Came here by recommendation & was not disappointed. The food was really good quality & there was loads of it too. Our only disappointment was that the service was too nice & we did not get told off as expected!!

Thank FarAwayFromHome
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Reviewed October 1, 2013

I love their breakfasts. There's always plenty of food and it's cooked just the way you want it. I've been coming here for years - usually for breakfast. Expect the waiters to be loud and obnoxious but they know their limits.

Only bring your kids of you are ok with them being around swearing.

Expect a great meal and if the timing is right you'll be amused and entertained.

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Thank TerryNNelsonBC
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Reviewed September 20, 2013

We visited the Elbow room for breakfast. Interesting to say the least. Read the "rules" on the front of the menu and so share is a great option as the portions are gigantic! We ordered bread with scrambled egg, mushrooms and cheese. Cannot remember the fancy name. It was delicious!

The atmosphere is good and the owner/waiter is a character! I think it is a very nice gesture to "pay a penalty" if you do not finish your meal as the money goes to feed those less fortunate!

I will recommend the Elbow room for anyone wanting good food with a different atmosphere!

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Thank Boetie1
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