Best all-day breakfast in Vancouver

Dec 20 2017, 1:30 am

Featuring classic bacon and eggs, pancake stacks, and Eggs Benedict, here’s a list of where to find the best all-day breakfast spots in Vancouver.

Catch 122 Café Bistro


Gastown Classic (Jess Fleming / Vancity Buzz)

Breakfast at Gastown’s Catch 122 is not just limited to the weekend. From Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. this contemporary Canadian eatery dishes up a range of delicious breakfast plates (all priced at a very reasonable $12), including a truffle-scented mushroom omelette, Eggs Benedict, brioche French Toast, a classic big breakfast, and more.

Address: 122 West Hastings Street
Phone: 604-731-3474

Café Medina


Belgian waffles (Jess Fleming / Vancity Buzz)

Café Medina ranks as one of Vancouver’s top breakfast, lunch, and weekend brunch destinations, melding together bistro fare, exceptional coffee and a seemingly endless supply of fresh, hot Liege waffles. Open for breakfast and lunch the Richards Street café serves the one menu throughout the day, which features granola topped with fresh seasonal fruit, house-made waffles, fried eggs with smoked salmon, poached eggs with spicy Moroccan lamb meatballs, chorizo summer vegetable paella, and a whole lot more.

Address: 780 Richards Street
Phone: 604-879-3114

Heirloom Vegetarian


Southern Omelette (Jess Fleming / Vancity Buzz)

At Heirloom Vegetarian, guests seeking a breakfast feed, regardless of what time of the day it is, will be happy to find that the South Granville restaurant offers a range of tasty all-day breakfast items, which are happily served from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. The menu boasts an array of plant-based meals, including vegetarian scramble, Southern-inspired omelettes, Eggs Benedict, and French toast.

Address: 1509 West 12th Avenue
Phone: 604-733-2231

Bandidas Taqueria

This popular Commercial Drive Mexican eatery not only caters to a vegetarian crowd but also prepares a three-item all-day breakfast, served from 9 a.m to Midnight, daily. Brekkie enthusiasts can pick between a Mexican Breakfast plate (two free-range eggs, two corn tortillas, pinto beans, fresh salsa, purple cabbage salad, and guacamole), and two breakfast burritos. For even more choices diners can select items from the brunch menu, which is also offered daily, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

2781 Commercial Drive
Phone: 604-568-8224

The Red Wagon


Pulled pork pancakes (Jess Fleming / Vancity Buzz)

This small corner café on East Hastings has gained a quite a following thanks to its comfort-driven all-day menu, which features the diner’s drool-worthy pulled pork pancakes, blueberry buttermilk pancakes, tofu scramble, crisp pork belly, a range of omelettes, and a dish with two eggs any style, home fries, toast, and the choice of bacon or sausage.

2296 East Hastings Street
Phone: 604-568-4565

Jethro’s Fine Grub

Breakfast and lunch is served all-day, seven days a week at Jethro’s Fine Grub. Diners can expect to find giant-sized pancakes, French Toast, corned beef hash, chicken fried steak, smoked salmon Eggs Benedict, and more delicious eats on the menu.

Address: 3420 Dunbar Street
Phone: 604-569-3441

Address: 3455 Fraser Street
Phone: 604-620-5292

Sophie’s Cosmic Café

At Sophie’s Cosmic Café in Kitsilano, breakfast items are offered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Breakfast seekers visiting this popular diner-inspired joint have the option of choosing pastrami and eggs, Belgian waffles, French Toast, buttermilk pancakes with berries and whipped cream, Eggs Benedict, and a variety of omelettes made with free-range B.C. eggs. For lighter fare Sophie’s also offers a granola bowl, oatmeal, and an egg whites-only plate accompanied by salad.

Address: 2095 West 4th Avenue
Phone: 604-732-6810

Yolk’s Restaurant and Commissary

Located at the corner of East Hastings and Clark in East Van, Yolk’s Restaurant and Commissary is a go-to spot for many Vancouverites looking to grab some satisfying breakfast grub. Serving breakfast all day, Monday through to Sunday, this popular haunt offers poached free-range egg sandwiches, beignets, waffles, pancakes, and more.

Address: 1298 East Hastings Street
Phone: 604-428-9655

Lucy’s Eastside Diner

Decked out with retro-style furnishings, Lucy’s Eastside Diner is a warm and inviting space, which screams of yesteryear, and serves breakfast (and more heartier items) 24 hours a day. Great for when you have a late night hankering for eggs, Lucy’s serves fried egg sandwiches, three egg omelettes, chorizo hash, breakfast burritos, cinnamon French Toast, and more.

Address: 2708 Main Street
Phone: 604-568-1550

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