Best Brunch in Gastown, Crosstown & Railtown

Looking for top brunch spots in the Gastown area? These cobblestone streets are home to some of Vancouver’s coolest, off-the-radar destinations.

Secret Location

Secret Location Gastown

1 Water St. | 604-685-0090 $$$ | European

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An impeccably luxurious room fit a Sex-and-the-City-style brunch with the girls.

Ask For Luigi

Ask For Luigi Brunch

305 Alexander St | 604-428-2544 $$ | Italian

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Italian brunch done right in a small, simple room. The bread is made in-house, free-range eggs are luscious with near-fluorescent orange yolks and coffees are expertly made by Chris Giannakos of Revolver.

Tuc Craft Kitchen

Tuc Craft Kitchen Interior

60 W Cordova St | 604-559-8999 $$ | Comfort Food

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A big room, great for groups, offering comforting meat dishes like Lamb & Eggs and Crispy Chicken and Waffles. Care where ingredients are from? Check their site for a list of suppliers (most local). Wash brunch down with a Lavender, Rosemary or Salted Caramel latte.

Calabash Bistro

Calabash Bistro Dining Room

428 Carrall St | 604-568-5882 $$ | Caribbean

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Cozy, friendly vibes and well-portioned, deliciously Jamaican brunch. Think egg bowls with coconut rundown hollandaise and Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee.

Belgard Kitchen

Belgard Couch

55 Dunlevy Ave | 604-566-1989 $$ | Fusion

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The transition from your couch to brunch is made especially easy thanks to Belgard's oversized, super-comfy leather couch and comforting brunch dishes like the Salmon Gravlax Hash and the Health Nut Breakfast Bowl.

Nelson the Seagull

Nelson the Seagull Gastown

315 Carrall St | 604-681-5776 $ | Lunch

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Simple and perfect. Cozy up on a comfy couch or antique chair for a thick slice of sourdough avocado toast and a latte made with Nelson's own almond milk. The South African brother sister team running this joint have an especially good eye for style and flavour.


568 Beatty St | 604-879-7119 $$$ | Belgian

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Vancouver's beloved carbon-neutral Belgian eatery has nailed dinner service for years. Now, you can head to Beatty Street for outstanding brunch, as well. Their 11-item, meat-forward menu (including sausage-riddled Paella and a pulled pork hock omelette) is available on weekends from 8am-3pm.


217 Carrall St | 604-568-1701 $$$ | French

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