Best Brunch in Downtown Vancouver

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

1147 Granville St | 604-568-0749 $$ | Brunch

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A cozy, bustling brunch joint serving ultra-delicious, homemade-style dishes and freshly baked bread. Expect a line-up.

Yew Restaurant + Bar

791 W Georgia St | 604.692.4939 $$$ | Seafood

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A seafood-centric special occasion spot set within the Four Seasons Hotel. Chef Ned Bell, a leader in the sustainable seafood movement, offers a 22-item brunch menu including gluten-free pancakes and lunch-style options like fish 'n chips. Wash it all down with half-price wine bottles on special during brunch. Private dining area available and large groups welcome.

Café Medina

New Cafe Medina Richards

780 Richards St | 604-879-3114 $$ | Belgian

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A vancouver institution boasting the longest queue in town, liege waffles, extra special 49th Parallel lavender lattes and Chef Jonathan Chovancek's Mediterranean-inspired all-day breakfast menu (with lunch options). Owner Robbie Kane, the heart and soul of the place, explains that the Medina experience transcends food; he and his staff aim to feed the soul of each guest. Choose from dishes like Paella, a harissa burger with fried egg and Lem Marrakech-cured wild salmon.


845 Burrard St | 604-642-2900 $$$$ | Seafood

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A fancy brunch that tastes as good as it looks. Chef Alex Chen's pan-fried octopus with poached eggs and marcona almond foam is a stand-out, but the real crowd-please would be the stuffed Nutella French toast. Wash it all down with a pot of always-hot Espro press coffee.