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Cafe Medina

780 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A4, Canada
+1 604-879-3114
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (341 reviews)
“waffles” (504 reviews)
“lavender latte” (63 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
780 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderfully fresh, flavorful food. Also was a place recommended by my hotel. Helped that I was solo, as eating at the counter is a fast way of getting seated - but even if you have to wait, the food is well worth it.

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

expect to wait quite a while for a table. even on weekdays. if long line, try their other restaurant with similar menu - Chambar. they take reso's and the space is bigger so not usually a wait, or at least less of one.

1  Thank Patty D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cafe Medina serves up wholesome, tasty food. You will remember this restaurant because nothing on the menu is just ordinary, it is delicious. Service is efficient but not warm, I like warm. In a restaurant of this caliber, I like to think all servers will...More

Thank anythingchocolate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What a great place to eat. The menu is fantastic with every meal full of tasty ingredients. It was hard to choose what to get. There's even a waffle menu but we didn't have any room left. Very busy & clearly a popular spot....More

Thank GinaDig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this gem for Sunday brunch. Be prepared to wait for an hour or more unless you are very lucky. This place is busy and rightly so. Great vibe inside. Staff were very helpful and accommodating. Brunch menu was great and I can...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here several times. It is absolutely worth waiting in line for the food. This place has great energy. Everyone is happy! You meet lots of people from around the world who have come here get a taste of Cafe Medina!

Thank snod73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food, but go there early or be preparred to wait a long time (as we were 8 people, we had to wait 1,5 hours for a table) there arent any really good kids options besides a waffle and fruit/potato side dishes. Even though...More

Thank MrDebel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been before and were not surprised when there was a wait to be seated. When our turn came we were offered 2 seats at the bar, which was fine. Our server was the bartender, who was friendly and keen, but may have been trying...More

Thank domhnall_kaps
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere and really, really good food. We showed up about 20 minutes before they opened and were surprised to see a line already running down the block. We got in line and were seated as soon as they opened. Some people that got there...More

Thank sinukas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a yummy brunch here, there is no booking system so you have to turn up on the day but you can put your name down and come back like we did. The food is nice and there is a good selection, the portions...More

Thank stokie_gem
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
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
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gone2ghana
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
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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
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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