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Brioche Urban Eatery

#162 of 2,923 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
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401 Cordova St W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1E5, Canada
+1 604-682-4037
07:00 - 20:00
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Mon 07:00 - 20:00
Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 20:00
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Tofino, Canada
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend and I happened upon this restaurant and was blown away by their menu. By apparence they look more like a cafe with sandwiches and muffins until you get a menu and see an extensive Italian menu with wonderful sauces to go along a wide selection of pastas. I recommend the smoked salmon pasta, excellent! Would recommend for a... More 

Thank KJC3004
Montreal, Canada
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was out looking for a quick bite while in Vancouver, and happened upon this little cafe. Very quaint, delicious food. I had the combo: mini quiche, red pepper soup and Greek salad...I had to take some to go, but all delicious!

Thank Sandy-Rob-Montreal
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and quirky cafe. Super breakfast, nice scrambled eggs and salmon. Vey friendly service, lovely coffee. Give it a try

Thank Thomas S
Vancouver, Canada
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121 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small but warm & inviting on a very rainy night…A refreshing glass of fruit filled sangria to start & delicious salmon pasta & an incredible caesar salad that was a meal in itself. The star of the night was, make that stars, were the desserts - oh my…The biggest slice of pear & apple torte I have ever seen -... More 

Thank travellingteri_12
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78 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

A small place with a family feel. Did a late breakfast there and the food was to die for and the potions were huge. Very well done and I noted a number of other dishes that also looked unique and well done. The place has a top chef for sure. Brioche is a small place and nothing fancy inside. Order... More 

Thank MartinP926
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a very small cozy restaurant. The food is amazing, this place really knows how to make delicious pasta dishes! The servings are a good size. You order and pay at the counter and the staff are very friendly with the prices for the food very reasonable.

Thank CheekyTraveller243
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We were there for our anniversary. We had veal parmigiano and lamb shank. Our food was excellent the desert was to die for. Great personal service.

Thank david24402 .
San Francisco, California
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63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Hunting for a downtown breakfast place on our first morning in downtown Vancouver, we were about to give up and buy a coffee and pastry at Starbucks. Then we chanced upon Brioche. A very small and informal dining space, but what a chef. Breakfast was a fresh veggie and prosciutto omelet with freshly baked toast, a sparklingly fresh cup of... More 

Thank Rebecca G
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

My wife and I went to Brioche a few days ago for breakfast/brunch. The place is nice and cozy, and very clean. The french toast was extremely good (way above average), the omelette was good too, while the clam chowder was just average. Everything was huge, two people can definitely eat from one only portion. I would give a 4.5... More 

Thank marcomK3622HK
San Diego, California
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272 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The smell of garlic wafting on the damp air led us to this little restaurant. We were famished, and a little unsure of where to go for a good meal, when we noticed the scent of roasted garlic. We took a back way into the restaurant, but ended up in a small, casual shop. The girl working the counter was... More 

Thank Jessica S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 15
Italian, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Cordova St W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1E5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Gastown
  • Neighbourhood: Gastown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-682-4037

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Gastown

Neighbourhood Profile
A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's history a more lively presence here than anywhere else. Having been originally founded around a popular worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of Vancouver's best micro-breweries, creative cocktail joints, and corner bars can be found in this area. Classical charm suffuses its many vintage boutiques and the brick-built structures that an army of creative professionals call home.
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