We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cafe Medina

780 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A4, Canada
+1 604-879-3114
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (325 reviews)
“waffles” (518 reviews)
“lavender latte” (63 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
780 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A4, Canada
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (1,285)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,164 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Great breakfast experience here on a Sunday morning. We had to line up outside, as they don't open until 9 am. The line moved fairly quickly and the hostess addressed a problem quite efficiently (someone budded the line right in front of us because he...More

Thank bluefave
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came in on Sunday mid morning. When Sebastian, the host took our name he mentioned an hour and a half wait to dine. My friend and I wanted to leave since we were hungry and the wait was unreasonable. The host called us for...More

Thank Relih
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe Medina has always been a favorite breakfast place and we have eaten here a half dozen times when we vacation in Vancouver. However, this time the waffles and breakfast was cold and the overall service experience somewhat routine and not personalized as before. Perhaps...More

Thank ricksegbiz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed an unbelievable breakfast which started with a great waiter named Jeffrey. He is one of the best waiters I have experienced in a cafe around the world. He recommended their famous waffles which we agreed were the best. The breakfast menu covers all...More

Thank 293peter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though they were close to closing, Café Media let us grab a bite to eat on our last day in Vancouver. Their one pots are full of flavour and their waffles a great addition to the menu. The atmosphere is very relaxed and the...More

Thank EveandAl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Breakfast menu is fantastic! Busy restaurant, which is always a good sign. Coffee is great, good taste. All food was great and the waffles are sensational. Wait staff were friendly and helpful. A must if ever you’re in Vancouver!

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first time I went here with a few years ago, and I got my food to go. This time, I sat down and wasn't disappointed. Even though was was quite a long wait for this restaurant, I would do it again. The food is...More

Thank MeghanAnnRose
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch with some friends. Had freshly squeezed Orange Juice. Most things on the menu are moroccan or moroccan inspired. The food was so good, so fresh. They have Gluten free options. They have fresh waffles with many topping options at $1 each which...More

Thank mismcfly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breakfast was very good, latte and orange juice were some of the best I have had in Vancouver. I had two visits and enjoyed both meals. The waffles were amazing.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came in around 11 on a Sunday morning and were immediately seated at the bar. We got a waffle just to try and they were some of the best we've ever had. Sweet without being overpowering. Doesn't need syrup or any other sauces. Pushes that...More

Thank Sterling K
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 92 hotels in Vancouver
Kingston Hotel
434 reviews
.02 km away
L'Hermitage Hotel
4,068 reviews
.03 km away
The Westin Grand, Vancouver
1,818 reviews
.09 km away
Rosedale on Robson
1,676 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby Restaurants
670 reviews
.10 km away
387 reviews
.10 km away
125 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Vancouver Public Library (Central Library Branch)
1,085 reviews
.16 km away
Library Square
184 reviews
.22 km away
Orpheum Theatre
281 reviews
.22 km away
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary
112 reviews
.20 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Andres I
30 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
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|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
Improve this listing

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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing