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Cafe Deux Soleils

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2096 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4B2, Canada
6042541195
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08:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Wed 08:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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Yokohama, Japan
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the title states appearances are deceiving! This is the best place for breakfast and just coffee and a muffin. The muffins are divine as everything is made on location. The breakfast is delicious, it is not a vegan place, but more for people who are OvaLacto Vegetarians. An example is their "Basic" eggs, hash, toast $5.80. The toast is... More 

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Thank chyxs
Vancouver, Canada
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41 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Cafe Deux Soleils was not what I expected. This was a place to EAT! With a French name (yes, a play on words but still, a name that was in French) I thought there would be pastries to choose from but for the most part, this is a place to do some serious eating. Which, usually, would not be a... More 

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Thank suziethefoodie
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98 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I decided since I was in town to meet up with a former coworker/friend. We decided to meet at this place and I was not aware that it was a vegetarian restaurant. As I was waiting for my friend, I had a chance to look over the huge chalk board on the wall with several options for breakfast and lunch... More 

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Thank Peter E
Lecco, Italy
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

It's the only place since I'm in Vancouver where I feel at home. You can find excellent cheap breakfast every day. The staff is friendly, and you can meet families, students, seniors. A good mix. It can be crowded during the weekend, but it'a a really nice place to go. And best decaf americano!!

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Thank Michimoz
Healdsburg, CA
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388 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

There were three of us for breakfast, but only tables for two. "May we slide these two together?" I asked. The server said no. I looked at him incredulously. The distance was less than two feet. I asked again. He shook his head. He left menus on both tables and departed. I slid it anyway...and no one complained. We ordered... More 

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Thank CaliforniaFellow
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stopped by on Saturday for brunch and had the special. It was eggs with tomato marinated with garlic and basil, hash browns and toast. So delicious.

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Thank BC_Cardinal
Toronto, Canada
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This restaurant was recommended by a young student who knew we were exploring Vancouver and wanted to see all its various neighbourhoods. It is in what was once little Italy and is now a lower rent area in transition with a lot of emerging food options. This is an authentic old style alternative coffee house with greasy breakfasts and granola... More 

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Thank cptyyg
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Very unfriendly & rude service, guy behind the counter told me to sit outside with my stroller (folds up and fits under any table) before I even had a chance to look at the menu. I do not recommend this place.

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Thank Tilka2016
West Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This morning I walk into this joint with my 18 year old for the first time. What do I hear playing, but my favourite Anderson Paak track, "Am I Wrong"!!!!! Wow. Props to the track master :) Anyways, there's a bit of a line, but that's fine because we have to read the giant colourful board of breakfast options. We... More 

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Thank Elizabeth F
Los Altos, California
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173 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a simple breakfast place and discovered Cafe Deux Soleils. We enjoyed the vibrant atmosphere, great breakfast menu options and wonderful coffee selections. The cashier was okay but the person who brought our food was thoughtful enough to wipe down our table. Cafe Americano was good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2096 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Commercial Drive
  • Neighbourhood: Commercial Drive
  • Phone Number: 6042541195

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

Staying in Commercial Drive

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Commercial Drive
Commercial Drive, also called "The Drive," comprises of twelve sauntering blocks of modest and unfussy counter-culture. Straddling the line between sophisticated and unadorned, it is favoured by students, artists, writers, designers, and start-ups, and suffused throughout with a healthy off-beat counter-culture. The kind of neighbourhood which well-springs thought-revolutions and has the odd bit of self-aware graffiti, Commercial Drive has resisted gentrification in favor of continuing to build a thriving den of affordable multiculturalism. Once known as Vancouver's "Little Italy," it has also been the immigration point for Guatemalans, Hondurans, and Portuguese to the city. The resulting hodgepodge makes for poetry readings in espresso cafes, social debates in early-open bakeries, and eco-activism posters pinned up in the many multi-ethnic markets in the area. Commercial Drive is where you go to feel like a local, and if you have them, bring the kids – The Drive has a number of bookshops, toy stores, and attractions to get them involved too.
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