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Truffles Cafe

5151 Oak St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
+1 604-505-4961
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
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“truffles” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
“panini” (4 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 19:00All hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5151 Oak St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

"Truffles" Cafe doesn't take reservations, and the High Tea starts at 11 am and ends at 6 pm. Inquires are being answered promptly by phone or e-mail. We bought High Tea for two @ $ 45.00 and choose a table on the patio. Tea selection...More

Thank adavonkanada
Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you want delicious soups, sandwiches, pastries, coffee, this is the place. It's reasonably priced, tasty and pleasant. You can eat outdoors and enjoy the gorgeous scenery or inside. You can't go wrong.

Thank sydette
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This café is located in VanDusen Botanical gardens overlooking a large pond. It is a great light meal option with an array of beverages and light meals from yoghurt and muesli and toasted sandwiches through to more substantial meals. They had hummingbird feeders set up...More

Thank TassieTravellers99
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

It's a lovely spot in Van Dusen Garden. You can sit outside on the patio overlooking the gardens. Very reasonably priced. Today I had a wonderful Curry chicken wrap (with lots of chicken), large ice coffee and small tiramisu. Total cost $14. It's cafeteria style...More

Thank Mejs123
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the high tea for 2. It is a standing menu item and was fantastic! On a nice day I would sit outside (I did this). You will need to have 2 of the small tables. You each pick a sandwich which is...More

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I had the chicken curry wrap and it was good. The beet salad was just ok. There is a special tea option which I would like to try next time with interesting stacked plates. I was here once before and felt the same. Staff are...More

Thank EvelynAnn27
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

One does not need to enter Vandusen Gardens to dine in Truffles cafe, but I couldn't imagine why one would stop in if they were not patrons. This cafe is small with much natural light overlooking the front garden entrance. I thought the food was...More

Thank brendabeachbum
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Love this spot for meeting over a coffee. You don't come out smelling like coffee (aka Starbucks), nor the sound of the barista machines take over the room. Good food, made fresh on premises. The made to order fresh croissant with ham & cheese is...More

Thank HerbieLove
Reviewed 11 December 2016

My wife and I wanted to have "high tea" during our visit to Vancouver. We thought that it would be nice to have it in a pretty setting. Unfortunately, we arrived during winter weather and everything was covered--and not sufficiently to make it snowy pretty....More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Love this small cafe in Van Dusan Garden.. starting with the view... it's a lovely place to sit and look at the garden. The teas and coffees are great and the pastries and desserts are truly wonderful. The pastries are as good or better than...More

1  Thank Mejs123
Residential neighbourhood to the ultra-wealthy, the
gorgeous manor houses centred around The Crescent area
are a fabled sight to behold. Shaughnessy is
Vancouver's most verdant plotted neighbourhood, and
its tree-lined streets, walking routes, bike trails,
and charming public parks make for an ideal location
to spend and afternoon communing with nature.
Consequently, it is also the botanical centre of the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5151 Oak St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Shaughnessy
  • Neighbourhood: Shaughnessy
  • Phone Number: +1 604-505-4961
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