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Cafe Medina

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, Mediterranean,
780 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A4, Canada
+1 604-879-3114
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (353 reviews)
“waffles” (577 reviews)
“lavender latte” (66 reviews)
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Cafe, Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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780 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived around 11am on a weekday, and the restaurant was heaving! We had to wait in a queue for a while as you can't book a table in advance. The decor is very modern and the waiters and waitresses are very hipster. We were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Poonaaam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the frittata and my fiancé had the lamb meatballs with eggs breakfast. On paper, they both. sounded amazing, but it just didn't transfer. The frittata was so bland, and the meatballs were also bland. It just seemed like whoever was cooking didn't really...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CompletelyChelsea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place that you have to learn before you can enjoy it. The breakfast menu is really different and it is best to watch others and do I’ll have that and point. The waffles are not hot and I did not like the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank altun13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place continues to bring us back. In our most recent visit, although we were expecting to wait 30-45 minutes, we were called to a table after 20 minutes. They even have an indoor waiting area now (whereas before we would always have to lineup...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank domhnall_kaps
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always enjoy every meal I have there. The staff are always pleasant and attentive. Any time I travel to Vancouver its on my must do list. Its the best way to start my day. Any of my friends or colleagues that join me always...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Billy Y
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

There is usually a huge line up, so it’s best to get reservations if you can. We went on a random Tuesday morning and waited 45 minutes, it was definitely worth the wait. The waffles are delicious and so are the honey lattes! Will definitely...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank yegpsychological
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is busy and well laid out. The service is good but the food is better. The waffles are amazing! The breakfast in and iron skillet is really a hearty meal so enjoy it.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank michaelmM6013WC
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Unique place to have breakfast or brunch. The dishes are tasteful. The coffee was amazing. Waffles are tasty as well. The only bad thing was the juice. But the staff are superb and make the best to accommodate you and make your experience excellent.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PabloO1436
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

If you are in Vancouver and want the best brunch, you must go here. There will almost certainly be a long line so plan ahead; it is 100% worth waiting for. The food is unique and amazing. There are lots of options for different palates...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dylan O
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We were in Vancouver and we needed to have brunch. It was the thing to do on a Saturday afternoon. I searched top brunch spots in downtown Vancouver, and Cafe Medina popped up. Menu looked great. We went, there was a wait, left our name...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank D_TO1
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Andres I
30 May 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
12 June 2016|
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Response from zorbacfp | 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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-879-3114
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