Vancouver is home to many good brunch spots. Those listed below are in a different category: they are outstanding. Determining who makes the list is easy. I’m either blown away or I’m not.
Each restaurant is to die for in its own way, though each offers 1) incredible, mainly local, quality food 2) great, friendly, timely service 3) a sense of aesthetic and/or ambiance.
On the hunt for a truly fantastic brunch in Downtown Vancouver? These spots are pretty much guaranteed to leave you tingling with satisfaction.
Twisted Fork Bistro
Yew Restaurant + Bar
Looking for top brunch spots in the Gastown area? These cobblestone streets are home to some of Vancouver's coolest, off-the-radar destinations.
Ask For Luigi
Tuc Craft Kitchen
Nelson the Seagull
Looking for your best brunch options in Chinatown and Strathcona? These character-rich neighbourhoods offer quality-over-quantity kind of spots...
On a mission to find Kitsilano and Point Grey's very best brunch restaurants? This small list of spots outshines the other options in these laid-back, seaside neighbourhoods.
Jethro's Fine Grub
The Oakwood Canadian Bistro
Aphrodite's Organic Cafe
Looking for the best brunch on Granville Island? This touristy area is home to several brunch-menu-bearing joints, but only one is worthy of extreme praise and respect.
Edible Canada Bistro
Looking for best brunch options in the South Granville 'hood? You've got fine dining, underground, vegetarian and extreme-locavore options to choose from.
The Birds Nest
The Farmer's Apprentice
If a seriously satisfying brunch near Main Street and Mount Pleasant is what you're looking for, you've got a slew of super options...
Burdock & Co
Thyme to Indulge
Don't let this small section disappoint you. East Vancouver's "best brunch spots" could possibly be some of the very best in the whole city.
The Red Wagon
This up-and-coming neighbourhood is home to one truly special brunch spot. Though its menu is plant-based, the carnivores in your life will NOT be disappointed...
Commercial Drive is a lively area full of fun, casual brunch restaurants. Many of them offer a great vibe for weekend meal with friends, but if you are a discerning bruncher on the hunt for top quality food, an interesting menu, creative drink options and a well-designed room, you're left with a small handful of options. Here's where you'll find Commercial Drive's best brunch.