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Cafe Medina

) #6 of 3,046 Restaurants in Vancouver $$ - $$$ Cafe, Mediterranean,
780 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A4, Canada
+1 604-879-3114
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (285 reviews)
“waffles” (450 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
780 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A4, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was literally transported to another place walking into Medina off the dirty noisy street construction outside. The light is soft, and the space felt lofty and calming. I loved the charm of the decor, right down to the metal water goblets. The menu, while...More

1  Thank Amy M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Rated best brunch spot in Vancouver for a reason! We went this morning (a Sunday) for opening time and the queue was huge - they got everyone in the restaurant and then took our names for the second sitting. We were told it would be...More

Thank Claire D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food available touches more of a lunch style menu. I ordered the mushroom dish which was amazing, so much so we are going back today! Not on the cheap side of things but it's worth the wait outside and price. You leave feeling satisfied...More

Thank DaceFace88
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Modern, funky little breakfast place that is immensely busy - even on a weekday at 8.30 there are queues! Food was great ( I like the healthy breakfast choices like avocado on toast etc) although my other half said he still preferred a traditional full...More

1  Thank Marais72
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have not had a better frittata than the one I had at Cafe Medina -- unbelievable service and excellent food -- cannot wait to return

Thank Jay S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service, there will be a line. The place opens at 8:00am and by 8:00am there were about 30 people in line before the doors were open. By 8:25am the place was full and people were waiting in line to get in. The...More

Thank Tsion A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and the atmosphere are great. I had a Waffle and Frettata, highky recommended!! Met the owner who is very nice and engaging.

Thank Ali N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found the food here to be very interesting. I liked it a lot. Give it a try would be my suggestion!

Thank UrbaneGroup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here an hour after opening on a Saturday and ended up in line for an hour. We were famished by the time we sat down. My partner and I ordered the Coca and Les Boulettes along with a waffle to share with raspberry...More

Thank JY_Globetrotter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was very busy for brunch on a Sunday morning. We arrived as a group of 4 about 10 minutes after it opened and had to wait an hour to get seated. They were nice and led us inside to a waiting area which...More

Thank Lucy C
Nearby
Downtown
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
...More
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Andres I
Can I make a reservation?
30 May 2017|
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Response from Davetheaddick | Reviewed this property |
Not when we were there, although we were staying in the hotel next door and it was our get away day so they were happy for us to go away and pack 'while queuing'.
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gone2ghana
We would like to meet our nephew's family here for breakfast - we need a high chair for a 10 month old and food that is gluten free. Let me know if your restaurant might work for us. Lisa
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Saturday
09:00 - 15:00
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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