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Higher Grounds

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2300 Broadway W | at Vine, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 2E5, Canada
+1 604-709-0693
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Much improvement over Higher Grounds. Broadway and Vine in a heritage building that's been given a facelift.

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

Regret to advise this coffee shop has been sold and has reopened under a new name. It is nothing like what it used to be, the new construction is chrome, glass, cheap lights and loud music. We visited it 1X only and it was full of kids doing homework on computers. Seating is limited but we observed 3 tables capable... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

This cafe is located in a lovely, bright building on the corner of West Broadway and Vine. It is popular with locals who sit on a coffee or other drink and use the free Wifi (Apple devices seem to dominate). Family and friends come here often. (I prefer the little illy cafe on the other side of Vine, 50 metres... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014

I often stop at Higher Grounds on my way back from a volunteer stint I do about once a week. It’s time for a latte and an Almond Butter Carob Energy Bar then. At one time the heated up cinnamon roll was my favourite, and would still be if I hadn’t discovered the Energy Bar. However the rest of the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2013

Comfortable and trendy place to meet and catch up with friends. Staff are friendly and helpful - efficient service. Good selection of food but pretty average in quality. Coffee and specialty drinks are good. What i did like was that many there were there conversing with others and did not have their heads stuck into a computer or too busy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2008

Great tea and great food!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2008

Delicious fresh cinnamon buns.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2007

Yummy cinnamon buns.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2007

Cute location, good coffee.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2007

Great organic grinds and their caramel chocolate brownies are heavenly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2300 Broadway W | at Vine, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 2E5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Kitsilano
  • Neighbourhood: Kitsilano
  • Phone Number: +1 604-709-0693

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Kitsilano
Kitsilano is one of Vancouver's most transformative neighbourhoods. With a long history of coffee culture and poetry readings, its days of flower children and buskers may be long-gone, but not without leaving their mark on the number of organic restaurants and fair-trade cafes in the area. At the centre of Kitsilano ("Kits" for short) the almost idyllic expanse of Kits Beach offers the opportunity for a relaxed afternoon of beach volleyball or sunbathing. Along with the beachfront, nearby public pools and trendy street-beats have driven up the homeowners prices, making it a haven for stylish home goods stores, from design and furniture, to supplies and appliances. The multitude of both families and public spaces also make it a happening neighbourhood in the summer, when festivals and fairs take to Kits' streets.
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