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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” (331 reviews)
“waffles” (537 reviews)
“lavender latte” (62 reviews)
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Cafe, Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
780 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of my faves when I'm in Vancouver. I usually go about 20min before it opens and I get in since I sit at the bar. The food is outstanding. It's very western but with a middle eastern influence. Food is well balanced...More

Thank eric_yld
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The place has created a buzz among young people who believe that Cafe Medina leads with Quality. The place is overflowing with people there for Brunch, which is a nice feeling. The wait staff, though a bit full of themselves, are nevertheless efficient though the...More

Thank ashoke2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this restaurant on tripadvisor and it did not disappoint. We waited a full hour in the rain to eat at this restaurant. We had cappuccino and lavender latte which were really good and flavorful. We also had waffles since they are known for...More

Thank Amber Jean R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got there at shortly before 9am and were lucky to get a table when the restaurant opened. Long line up, you'd expect something great, right? Wrong! I honestly don't know what the fuss is about... I ordered the fricasse plate and it was probably...More

Thank JeanGuyRubberboots
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got here at 9am exactly when it opened. A line up of approximately 100 people for the first sitting. They took our name and said go wander until about 10 Am for the second sitting. Obviously popular. It was very good. See the dishes....More

Thank ikslah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All I had was Waffles, Roasted potatoes and Scrambled eggs and I was filled up and oh so happy with all my food.

Thank sbascue3
Reviewed 1 week ago

The taxi driver who took us from our cruise ship at the port in Vancouver to our hotel on Richards Street told us not to miss having coffee in the Cafe Medina coffee shop across the street. He pointed out that there were people waiting...More

Thank Marcia71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have several favourite haunts in this city but WOW this is my new bestest! Bit of a queue to get in but so worth it...food fantastic almost too hard to choose and the coffee..... try some of the flavoured ones like lavender...very delicate subtle...More

Thank PYE3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 10:30a for brunch on a Sunday and had a 90 minute wait in the line outside. We wouldn’t normally wait this long but we’d been told the food was excellent so we endured the long wait. The food was exceptional and the...More

Thank sgm2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the smashed avocado on sourdough with salsa and two poached eggs and it was delicious. The morning queue was long but handled well and efficiently, the restaurant seats 78 and the turnaround is quick and efficient. There are lots of happy, helpful staff...More

Thank Helper3
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plethora of contemporary commercial, residential, and
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options. However, located right on the waterfront of
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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 Hari M | 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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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