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Cafe Medina

780 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A4, Canada
+1 604-879-3114
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (325 reviews)
“waffles” (523 reviews)
“lavender latte” (63 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 3 days ago via mobile

One of the best breakfasts I’ve had in a long time and not a hashbrown or hollandaise in sight. Not that there is anything wrong with that, but I can’t tell you how refreshing the menu was after eating in more traditional breakfast places for...More

Thank domzo2017
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was the first place I went for brunch on my first day in Vancouver. It was around 2pm on a Friday, right at the start of happy hour and we were seated straightaway. Lovely decor and lighting. I had a few of the ‘mimounas’...More

1  Thank Alex L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came in around lunch time. Medina was super busy but we were given the option of sitting at the bar. While they do have traditional eggs breakfast, they also offer a variety of other menu items as well. Since it was the first time that...More

Thank Angela Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got there early just before opening time and there was already a queue. The service was very friendly and the food was good - if you like sausage and bacon try the Wolves Feast. Reasonable prices. We'd go back again.

Thank John and Les C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for breakfast. The menu is not your traditional breakfast menu. Fancier dishes. They do have mini waffles with your choice of a variety of toppings. Coffee and Lattes are the best. A little pricey but worth it. They don't take reservations. If...More

Thank kdmomof42018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was excellent, from the time we entered to the time we left, the staff were attentive and friendly. The two different skillets we ordered were great and the Belgian waffle was amazing! We definitely would go back.

Thank iceqween13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was there at 8 and tried salted caramel latte Saumon Fumé, with poached egg and waffle with passion fruit sauce,happy with everything and lovely staff.

Thank Phiru
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we come to Vancouver we make time to visit Cafè Medina on Richards. Ensure you give yourself plenty of time as there is always a long wait but well worth it. They score gold on every touch and effort. A beautiful room, excellent...More

Thank sharpemitchell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have come here at least 3 times, however today what a disappointment with the staff! Visitors beware! We were sitting beside some wonderful people visiting from the states, we got talking and when the bill came, the man only had a $100.00 In USD...More

2  Thank TaniaHary
Medina780, Owner at Cafe Medina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tania You are entitled to your opinion and generally we are very receptive to feedback, even criticism as it is the most powerful tool to become better but your words are untrue and unkind. We are very transparent in our foreign currency policy. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OMG what an incredible restaurant. The food was amazing, don’t leave without trying the waffles, and the coffee was the best! You may have to wait 30 minutes or more, but it’s worth the wait. I can’t imagine anything on menu isn’t wonderful. A must...More

1  Thank hemond
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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
13 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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