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Cafe by Tao

210-150 Esplanade W | Between Chesterfield and Lonsdale on Esplanade West, above the Shoppers Drug Mart, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7M 1A3, Canada
+1 604-971-5108
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“kale chips” (3 reviews)
“falafel” (2 reviews)
“macaroons” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
210-150 Esplanade W | Between Chesterfield and Lonsdale on Esplanade West, above the Shoppers Drug Mart, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7M 1A3, Canada
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Tao is tucked away from the other busy street but they have an amazing patio with a fabulous view of downtown Vancouver. A great spot to enjoy smoothies or other vegan treats and dishes

1  Thank Madalena C
TaoOrganics, Manager at Cafe by Tao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you for your review Madalena! Happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to our cafe!

Reviewed 24 December 2017

On Lower Mainland, this is the RAW cafe to Visit in terms of Gourmet Style Tasty Cuisine (well, a Seabus, 2 zone until 6:30pm on weekdays from DT Waterfront Station). It’s that or take the Horseshoe Bay Ferry to the Island and then a bus...More

1  Thank Jenn M
TaoOrganics, Manager at Cafe by Tao, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Thank you for review Jenn! So happy to hear you enjoyed your meal!

Reviewed 3 December 2017

What a little gem tip park in the upper parking lot enter off alley near thai house. Most of the parking is open and free in evening. This is a little gem of a place the food is wonderful and the service is great friendly...More

Thank Christohpher M
TaoOrganics, Manager at Cafe by Tao, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thank you for your review Christopher! Happy to hear you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 18 July 2017

First time at this restaurant and excellent gluten free food and vegan. Pick up your meal at the counter and clear your table at the end. Wonderful the way they recycle. Looking forward to a return visit to try other delicious food.

Thank Dianne B
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Cafe by Tao this afternoon for an early dinner. We started with an in house Spicy Masala Chai latte, it was spicy and good. We followed the Chai with vegetable sushi, two dips nut patte and dill, falafels in lettuce leaf and raw...More

Thank NinM67
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Tao has a full menu to order from or prepared items to go. Soup options including a really good raw borscht or cooked options like mushrooms cauliflower cilantro. You can also pick up snacks like kale chips, macaroons or staples like nuts and spices. Everything...More

Thank RSB_8
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It just happened one day that whilst doing some community service with a colleague (a vegan, for the record, I am not) and she said the place is great. We paid a visit. We had the privilege to meet the owner and she is an...More

Thank D G
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The food here is simply Excellent! As soon as you enter the place, the wonderful smells surround you. There is so much on the menu to choose from and all of the choices are good for you. What a relief and delight it was for...More

1  Thank CMClip
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We were 4 for a girlfriend birthday lunch. The place is very small, we were very lucky to find a table. It s bizarre how the space is organize, there is a refrigerator with drinks where they could easily put more tables.. The food was...More

1  Thank grousse
Reviewed 16 April 2016

The dining area is small, but not unpleasant. The Rawsagna for $9.00 was very good, not THAT small. However, the actual size of the piece of cake on the menu was very disappointing. I wanted to say something, but it's not the person at the...More

Thank Robert M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210-150 Esplanade W | Between Chesterfield and Lonsdale on Esplanade West, above the Shoppers Drug Mart, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7M 1A3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  North Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-971-5108
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