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Elbow Room Coffee Shop

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Cafe,
560 Davie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2G4, Canada
+1 604-685-3628
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (23 reviews)
“pancakes” (42 reviews)
“french toast” (4 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
560 Davie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2G4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were looking for a brunch place by our hotel and on skimming the reviews, we ended up at The Elbow Room. We were totally caught off guard as we didn't read the reviews fully. My wife asked for a coffee and...More

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was delicious, & being a server, I loved the 'verbal abuse' loll A dream job for us! Will return when in Vancouver again :)

Thank wheresthebeach2018
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Had the traditional bendy which had a not totally traditional hollandaise sauce. More like a mom and pop bendy. I added hash browns for a dollar and asked for green onions and they accommated. The meal wast tasty. $13.00 including coffee. See pictures.

Thank ikslah
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Went here with my partner and a friend and were immediately “greeted” by our host. He was extremely funny and crass, frequently making inappropriate but amusing comments about customers. The food here was very good with huge pancakes and a great variety of food. Wouldn’t...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The food was absolutely delicious and probably the best service I have received anywhere in Vancouver. Great banter from the staff, couldn’t ask for a more better service.

Thank Laura O
Reviewed 19 February 2018

A "must" visit if in Vancouver especially for breakfast/brunch. Staff are lovely, lively, fun and at times a little rude but all in good humour. Pancakes to die for and totally huge....6 inch would easily do for 2 and 12 inch for 4 Milkshakes are...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Great food, lots of laughs, OWNER is awesome and service is great with attitude, very fun!! Good location, Comfy and comedic.

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Looking for breakfast we spotted this café opposite a small park. Enticed by the delicious smell of the food we were shown to a table by our waiter Peter. He seemed a little off-hand compared to everyone else we had met in Vancouver. It wasn't...More

Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Perfect 5 star eggs and bacon plus breakfast spot. Not too fancy. Get your own coffee refills Get your own water. But friendly, efficient service and great breakfast food.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We came here for a quick and tasty breakfast. This place is unique, they have their own set of rules on the front of the menu. Bacon was perfect, several options for toast, help yourself to water and coffee. Would go back again.

Thank Aarendt
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paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and
perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most
languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset
Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to
take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along
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Response from Zan L | Reviewed this property |
I think they are still running ,we went there in November, they do a very good business and perhaps they went on vacation. They are not open for dinner. They are only open for breakfast and lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 560 Davie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2G4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 604-685-3628
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