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“Reasonable price for eggs benny”
Review of Caffe Barney

Caffe Barney
Ranked #1,015 of 3,811 Restaurants in Vancouver
Price range: $9 - $18
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating
Neighborhood: South Granville
vancouver,BC
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Reasonable price for eggs benny”
Reviewed April 8, 2012

First time here, nice spot, a bit loud, not the restaurants fault, just noisy customers.
Service was good, nice selection of eggs benny, healthy or otherwise, I chose otherwise, bbq pulled pork benny, it was delicious! eggs got overcooked a bit though. Good value for $10, which included a side of hashbrowns.
One friend had the healthy eggs benny, with the shrimp, and the other had a very nice big healthy salad.
A great little spot along Main St.

  • Visited April 2012
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English first
Vancouver, BC
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Quick and Delicious but needed more coffee!”
Reviewed April 1, 2012

This weekend, we decided to meet our friend Kyle for brunch at Caffé Barney on Granville. (They don't have a website, but they're at 2975 Granville, and the phone number is 604-731-6446.) We have been there before, and remembered their huevos rancheros that are served in a skillet... but I digress. Back to the matter at hand.

As per usual, I started with orange juice, and both Catie and Kyle had coffee. In contrast to last week, neither were served in bottles. Kyle ordered eggs benedict featuring avocado, Catie the huevos in a skillet, and I the breakfast burrito.

Kyle's benny had suspiciously large pieces of avocado - perhaps a whole one had been used in its production - and hollandaise sauce that "tasted really good." The huevos were indeed served hot in a small skillet, covered with melted cheese and salsa. They would have been better if they had been served with guacamole and sour cream, but the fresh salsa was delicious. The toast was also a bit strange. Perhaps a tortilla would have been a better accompaniment, she says. As for the breakfast burrito, I quite liked it, except for the pieces of potato inside. I had the same fresh salsa as Catie, and the beans inside the burrito were quite tasty. Our meal, including food, drinks, tax, and tip, came to just under $55.

There is a bit of a low point, though, and that was the service. To be fair, they were very busy, but being handed a menu at the door and told to "go to the last table on the left, at the back, you'll see it when you get there..." was off-putting. We had been offered coffee refills when our cups were full, but when they became empty, no server with a carafe would make eye contact with us. Kyle had to beg for more before they would refill Catie's mug! Would we go back? Probably, as the service has been good in the past, but be forewarned!

Was this the perfect brunch? Not really, but it was a tasty meal and a good place to visit with a good friend. And the little skillet is cute!

  • Visited March 2012
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Edmonton, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Quick & Friendly Service”
Reviewed March 26, 2012

The service here was really good. The food was pretty average for breakfast. The menu had good variety. Seating was tight and it was pretty noisy. I wouldn't recommend it if you want a more private setting.

Visited March 2012
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Thank JennaMarie360
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Vancouver, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fabulous Eggs Benny!”
Reviewed January 15, 2012

The Eggs Benny at Caffe Barney is so delicious that you will wait in line for it. Trust me.

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Thank MrsThornto
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Olympia, Washington
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73 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Excellent French Toast and Bacon. Don't listen to the haters.”
Reviewed January 18, 2010

I checked out several reviews on this place and I was expecting good food and bad service. The food was excellent and the service was good. Everyone was nice, even when it got crowded. We went there two days in a row. The French Toast was real good. It was cheap, too, like 8.50 for 3 big pieces. Their hot chocolate was better than expected. They have a bar there too for those of you that are into drinking beer all day. I would go there again.

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