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Truffles Cafe

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5151 Oak St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
+1 604-505-4961
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible1%
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“truffle” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
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5151 Oak St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Environment, ambience is great. Not too busy, beautiful van Deussen Garden scenery. Food choice is limited, but more than Starbucks but less than Tim Hortons. Seats are not the most comfortable, tables wobble. Both SB and TH and many other coffee places are better. Service...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a late lunch of sandwiches, quiches, croissants etc. which were all tasty and the servings generous. Some of the bread was a little dry (like it had been sitting out for a while). Drinks (beer) were not very cold. Staff were friendly. There...More

Thank Ginand7
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Venue is always nice. Menu is getting a bit dated after a few visits. Large size coffee cups all broken, as I recalled my last visit two months ago, they had only two left. Today none. Last time I ordered a large coffee, and ended...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 23 April 2018

This cafe is located in the visitor centre of the VanDusen botanical gardens. We were counting on a nice lunch in a beautiful calm setting, but the experience left me extremely annoyed. We arrived just after 1 pm on Sunday afternoon. The place is essentially...More

1  Thank Old_TR
Reviewed 30 November 2017

The menu changes, but I have tried many of the items, soup, sandwiches and desserts. Always tasty and reasonably priced.

Thank tgvacation
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We called in after a tour of the gardens and enjoyed sitting outside in the late autumn sunshine looking out onto the lake. Coffee and cakes were OK.

Thank dodge440
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We loved Vandusen Botanical gardens whilst on our stay in Vancouver. We decided to eat lunch there one day whilst visiting gardens. We had the beef sandwich and the Croque-monsieur - very nice food, mid range price for a cafe. Best bit though, as it...More

Thank lovelylass
Reviewed 15 August 2017

"Truffles" Cafe doesn't take reservations, and the High Tea starts at 11 am and ends at 6 pm. Inquires are being answered promptly by phone or e-mail. We bought High Tea for two @ $ 45.00 and choose a table on the patio. Tea selection...More

1  Thank adavonkanada
Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you want delicious soups, sandwiches, pastries, coffee, this is the place. It's reasonably priced, tasty and pleasant. You can eat outdoors and enjoy the gorgeous scenery or inside. You can't go wrong.

Thank sydette
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This café is located in VanDusen Botanical gardens overlooking a large pond. It is a great light meal option with an array of beverages and light meals from yoghurt and muesli and toasted sandwiches through to more substantial meals. They had hummingbird feeders set up...More

Thank TassieTravellers99
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its tree-lined streets, walking routes, bike trails,
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to spend and afternoon communing with nature.
Consequently, it is also the botanical centre of the
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27 April 2018|
Response from tgvacation | Reviewed this property |
No, unfortunately. If you purchase admission first, there may be a discount for food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5151 Oak St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Shaughnessy
  • Neighbourhood: Shaughnessy
  • Phone Number: +1 604-505-4961
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