Best breakfasts in Vancouver

Check out the top breakfasts in Vancouver, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The Red Wagon
1. The Red Wagon
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120 local reviews
2296 E Hastings St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 604-568-4565
RestaurantCafePoint of interest
Sophia
This is a very popular little breakfast and brunch place if you want something more substantial than the light…
Blash
This gem was featured on The Food Network's "Diners Driveins and Dives". It is a famous breakfast and brunch…
Helen
Hipster breakfast joint known for their pulled pork pancakes with Jack Daniels infused maple syrup. Not for…
1. The Red Wagon
1. The Red Wagon
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120 local reviews
2296 E Hastings St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 604-568-4565
Sophia
Sophia
This is a very popular little breakfast and brunch place if you want something more substantial than the light breakfast we provide. It gets…
Blash
Blash
This gem was featured on The Food Network's "Diners Driveins and Dives". It is a famous breakfast and brunch spot and known for its…
Helen
Helen
Hipster breakfast joint known for their pulled pork pancakes with Jack Daniels infused maple syrup. Not for the low calorie eater. Expect a…
2. Medina
2. Medina
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162 local reviews
780 Richards St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
+1 604-879-3114
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Shane
Fantastic breakfast and brunch restaurant. The waffles almost made Kate cried tears of joy. Try pairing their…
Israel
A must for brunch is Cafe Medina, a café serving connoisseur-savvy coffee, Belgian waffles, full breakfast,…
Cody & Kieran
Best Breakfast, Brunch, Waffel and Coffee shop in the world. When I first moved in 3 years ago I…
2. Medina
2. Medina
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162 local reviews
780 Richards St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
+1 604-879-3114
Shane
Shane
Fantastic breakfast and brunch restaurant. The waffles almost made Kate cried tears of joy. Try pairing their famous waffle with a side…
Israel
Israel
A must for brunch is Cafe Medina, a café serving connoisseur-savvy coffee, Belgian waffles, full breakfast, lunch, and brunch menu comprised…
Cody & Kieran
Cody & Kieran
Best Breakfast, Brunch, Waffel and Coffee shop in the world. When I first moved in 3 years ago I discovered this place and have been…
3. Slickity Jim's Chat 'n' Chew
3. Slickity Jim's Chat 'n' Chew
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45 local reviews
3475 Main St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 604-873-6760
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Mary
Great breakfast spot. If you go on the weekend expect a line. Leave your name on the chalkboard just inside…
Elizabeth & Ryan
Breakfast all day! Open from 7 AM. Slickity Jims has a super neat and cosy atmosphere. With quirky trinkets/de…
Sandra
Great breakfast. Opens at 8:30 am daily. VERY casual; friendly atmosphere. Often a line up so be sure to…
3. Slickity Jim's Chat 'n' Chew
3. Slickity Jim's Chat 'n' Chew
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45 local reviews
3475 Main St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 604-873-6760
Mary
Mary
Great breakfast spot. If you go on the weekend expect a line. Leave your name on the chalkboard just inside. Week days are less crowded…
Elizabeth & Ryan
Elizabeth & Ryan
Breakfast all day! Open from 7 AM. Slickity Jims has a super neat and cosy atmosphere. With quirky trinkets/decor and friendly staff.
Sandra
Sandra
Great breakfast. Opens at 8:30 am daily. VERY casual; friendly atmosphere. Often a line up so be sure to make yourself noticable.
4. The Elbow Room Cafe
4. The Elbow Room Cafe
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38 local reviews
560 Davie St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
+1 604-685-3628
RestaurantCafeStore
Karen
The Elbow Room was started in 1983 by Patrick Savoie and Brian Searle. It's original location, at 720 Jervis…
Nicole
*VIEWER DISCRETION* This funky hole-in-the-wall restaurant in Vancouver's LGQBT district serves up just as…
Shane
Great breakfast food with quirky and sassy restaurant servers. Do you like sassy banters with the servers?…
4. The Elbow Room Cafe
4. The Elbow Room Cafe
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38 local reviews
560 Davie St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
+1 604-685-3628
Karen
Karen
The Elbow Room was started in 1983 by Patrick Savoie and Brian Searle. It's original location, at 720 Jervis Street, was located in the…
Nicole
Nicole
*VIEWER DISCRETION* This funky hole-in-the-wall restaurant in Vancouver's LGQBT district serves up just as much profanity as it does…
Shane
Shane
Great breakfast food with quirky and sassy restaurant servers. Do you like sassy banters with the servers? That's what they're famous for!…
5. Bon's Off Broadway
5. Bon's Off Broadway
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22 local reviews
2451 Nanaimo St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 604-253-7242
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Sarah
For people on a budget! All day breakfast with a "dive bar" feel. This place has a cult following among the…
Hollie & Jeff
Cheap eats, daily! Home of the $2.95 breakfast. Best greasy spoon in town with bottomless coffee! Make…
Aurora
Home of the $2.99 all day breakfast, if you want to stuff your gullet for cheap, quality is average for the…
5. Bon's Off Broadway
5. Bon's Off Broadway
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22 local reviews
2451 Nanaimo St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 604-253-7242
Sarah
Sarah
For people on a budget! All day breakfast with a "dive bar" feel. This place has a cult following among the locals and is worth a visit just…
Hollie & Jeff
Hollie & Jeff
Cheap eats, daily! Home of the $2.95 breakfast. Best greasy spoon in town with bottomless coffee! Make sure to "sign the roof", if they…
Aurora
Aurora
Home of the $2.99 all day breakfast, if you want to stuff your gullet for cheap, quality is average for the budget conscious.
6. Roundel Café
6. Roundel Café
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35 local reviews
2465 E Hastings St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 604-253-2522
RestaurantCafePoint of interest
Elaine
Yummy, locally sourced breakfast items in old school cafe, complete with booths and counter-service. Good…
Paige
Fast, welcoming and tasty! The Roundel often has a line for weekend brunch but it moves quickly. There are…
Pebbles
Another great spot for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Lots of healthy choices on the menu, and occasional live…
6. Roundel Café
6. Roundel Café
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35 local reviews
2465 E Hastings St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 604-253-2522
Elaine
Elaine
Yummy, locally sourced breakfast items in old school cafe, complete with booths and counter-service. Good bennies, accompanied by roast…
Paige
Paige
Fast, welcoming and tasty! The Roundel often has a line for weekend brunch but it moves quickly. There are also lots of vegetarian and vegan…
Pebbles
Pebbles
Another great spot for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Lots of healthy choices on the menu, and occasional live music.
7. Jethro's Fine Grub
7. Jethro's Fine Grub
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33 local reviews
3455 Fraser St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 604-620-5292
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Che
Pretty freaked good breakfast and lunch. Massive pancakes, delicious brunch, tasty and the price os right. On…
Robin
A lot of people love it, not my absolute favourite, but i am in the minority. I prefer a light breakfast i…
Jason
Good spot to start your day with the Cowboy’s Breakfast or build your own omelet. If you’re looking to satisfy…
7. Jethro's Fine Grub
7. Jethro's Fine Grub
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33 local reviews
3455 Fraser St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 604-620-5292
Che
Che
Pretty freaked good breakfast and lunch. Massive pancakes, delicious brunch, tasty and the price os right. On the weekend there is always a…
Robin
Robin
A lot of people love it, not my absolute favourite, but i am in the minority. I prefer a light breakfast i guess and the breakfasts here are…
Jason
Jason
Good spot to start your day with the Cowboy’s Breakfast or build your own omelet. If you’re looking to satisfy your sweet tooth, try their…
8. Jethro's Fine Grub
8. Jethro's Fine Grub
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27 local reviews
3420 Dunbar St, Vancouver
+1 604-569-3441
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Nancy
Very popular eatery featured on Diners Drive-ins and Dives! Be prepared to wait in a lineup as they do not…
Ellen
Local eatery serving breakfast and lunch 7 days a week. Very popular for weekend brunch. Great coffee,…
Cathy + Tom
Open for breakfast and lunch only. There's usually a bit of a lineup. The food is good and reasonably priced…
8. Jethro's Fine Grub
8. Jethro's Fine Grub
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27 local reviews
3420 Dunbar St, Vancouver
+1 604-569-3441
Nancy
Nancy
Very popular eatery featured on Diners Drive-ins and Dives! Be prepared to wait in a lineup as they do not take reservations. Only open for…
Ellen
Ellen
Local eatery serving breakfast and lunch 7 days a week. Very popular for weekend brunch. Great coffee, comforting food, good value and…
Cathy + Tom
Cathy + Tom
Open for breakfast and lunch only. There's usually a bit of a lineup. The food is good and reasonably priced. A favorite spot for hipsters.
9. Yolks
9. Yolks
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42 local reviews
1598 E Hastings St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
+1 604-428-9655
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Celeste
Most unique breakfast spot. Excellent food and coffee. Make sure you arrive with time to stand in the long…
Lee
Everyone in the food scene has been to Yolks, is talking about it, or is already there. One of Vancouver's…
Food truck turned restaurant, our most favourite breakfast. Be sure to get here early! ... and if you spot the…
9. Yolks
9. Yolks
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42 local reviews
1598 E Hastings St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
+1 604-428-9655
Celeste
Celeste
Most unique breakfast spot. Excellent food and coffee. Make sure you arrive with time to stand in the long line out the door on the…
Lee
Lee
Everyone in the food scene has been to Yolks, is talking about it, or is already there. One of Vancouver's most popular breakfast joints. …
Peter And Kelsey
Food truck turned restaurant, our most favourite breakfast. Be sure to get here early! ... and if you spot the food truck give their…
10. Jam Cafe
10. Jam Cafe
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39 local reviews
556 Beatty St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
+1 778-379-1992
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Nikki & Steve
Vancouver's newest brunch and breakfast spot. Open daily 8am to 3pm. They do not take reservations. Spots are…
Cat
Really great breakfast spot and one of the only places in Vancouver with a good "southern style" breakfast…
Michelle
Popular brunch spot for comfort food. Huge portions, serving classic and rustic breakfast dishes in a…
10. Jam Cafe
10. Jam Cafe
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39 local reviews
556 Beatty St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
+1 778-379-1992
Nikki & Steve
Nikki & Steve
Vancouver's newest brunch and breakfast spot. Open daily 8am to 3pm. They do not take reservations. Spots are awarded on a first come, first…
Cat
Cat
Really great breakfast spot and one of the only places in Vancouver with a good "southern style" breakfast. Portions are HUGE, menu is…
Michelle
Michelle
Popular brunch spot for comfort food. Huge portions, serving classic and rustic breakfast dishes in a vintage-like interior. Personal…
11. Joe's Grill
11. Joe's Grill
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17 local reviews
1031 Davie St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
+1 604-682-3683
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Craig
I love it for the home made hot sauce and breakfast pototoes; also several other locations including one on…
Helen
AMAZING breakfast, super cheap, great service, delicious food, and easy to find location. Recommend for…
Nima
Casual and affordable breakfast place. Perfect to start the day before visiting this beautiful city :)
11. Joe's Grill
11. Joe's Grill
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17 local reviews
1031 Davie St, Vancouver
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
+1 604-682-3683
Craig
Craig
I love it for the home made hot sauce and breakfast pototoes; also several other locations including one on Main Street, one on Denman and…
Helen
Helen
AMAZING breakfast, super cheap, great service, delicious food, and easy to find location. Recommend for anytime!
Nima
Nima
Casual and affordable breakfast place. Perfect to start the day before visiting this beautiful city :)
12. Sophie's Cosmic Cafe
12. Sophie's Cosmic Cafe
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36 local reviews
2095 W 4th Ave, Vancouver
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 604-732-6810
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Emily
It's just awesome - everything is good. Recommendations: The Cosmic BLT, the light breakfast, the oyster…
Hena
Breakfast is ok - I prefer Joe's Grill - But Sophie's is worth a visit just to take in everything it has on…
Tara
Great place for breakfast and to check out the vintage items all around the restaurant... Good food, fun…
12. Sophie's Cosmic Cafe
12. Sophie's Cosmic Cafe
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36 local reviews
2095 W 4th Ave, Vancouver
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 604-732-6810
Emily
Emily
It's just awesome - everything is good. Recommendations: The Cosmic BLT, the light breakfast, the oyster burger, the chocolate milkshake,…
Hena
Hena
Breakfast is ok - I prefer Joe's Grill - But Sophie's is worth a visit just to take in everything it has on display. Lo
Tara
Tara
Great place for breakfast and to check out the vintage items all around the restaurant... Good food, fun atmosphere!