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Cafe Medina

780 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A4, Canada
+1 604-879-3114
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (269 reviews)
“waffles” (432 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
Neighbourhood: Downtown
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a cool restaurant with an unusual menu. We met friends for breakfast at 8 am on a Thursday morning. There was a line forming at 730 and when it opened we were seated right away. We ordered the lavender lattes which were both...More

Thank Christina F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great coffee terrific breakfasts. Got to have waffle with toppings yum! Have been here three times always leave happy.

Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food is good, however for how long you have to wait (1h+) there are plenty of other great brunch places out there to choose from. Loved the lavender latte. Lots of gluten Free options & gf bread! Very busy inside.

Thank sazzle102
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were only staying in Vancouver for three days so we arrived before they opened on Victoria Day. We still had to queue. When we got to the front of the queue we were offered the option of sitting at the bar or coming back...More

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 6 days ago

I'm dubious about waiting in line for anything, especially a restaurant. But, glad I did. My buddy had eaten here and raved about the waffles w/ a White Chocolate Pistachio Rosewater dipping sauce. I imagined a freshly made hot waffle and the sauce drizzled over...More

1  Thank XManNL
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of your best options when looking for brunch. Professional staff, nice decor and ambience. The food is really good and you just can't miss on their mouthwatering waffles... I can honestly say the best waffles I have ever tried!!!! On the down side usually...More

Thank Dr_Taniman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Café Medina on Sunday for breakfast. The café opens on Saturdays and Sundays at nine in the morning, and on weekdays at eight in the morning. We arrived at 8:50 AM and there was already a line of about 80 people ahead...More

1  Thank Clevlander
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over a thousand reviewers can't be wrong. The food here is excellent. The staff is super friendly. My only complaints are the hour wait and the loud atmosphere, but the quality of food and people here more than make up for those.

Thank ChadwickATX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe Medina gets 5 stars just for their quality of food. There is nothing else quite like it and the variety of food is amazing. Each time I've gone I've had the salmon fume and it's always been very good. There are great options for...More

Thank Caribby96
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OMG, I had read about Medina but did not expect it to be this good ! We had the frittata and waffles and was that good! Amazing! Great vibe, friendly personnel and simply the perfect Tomas w for breakfast or brunch . Hand down best...More

Thank Myra R
Vancouver's business district, the Downtown area is
bustling with smartly-dressed folks balancing their
lattes and briefcases to and from work. The area's
plethora of contemporary commercial, residential, and
corporate spaces has bred a landscape of nouveau
restaurants, chain cafes, and upmarket shopping
options. However, located right on the waterfront of
Vancouver's energetic Harbour, Downtown is a also
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We would like to meet our nephew's family here for breakfast - we need a high chair for a 10 month old and food that is gluten free. Let me know if your restaurant might work for us. Lisa
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
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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