These are the best weekday breakfasts in Vancouver

Mar 12 2018, 11:09 pm

Don’t feel like holding out until the weekend to get your eggs benny fix? Then keep on reading, as we’ve listed Vancouver’s best spots to enjoy top-notch breakfast fare from Monday to Friday.

Here are 16 places to get breakfast on a weekday in Vancouver.

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Jam Cafe

Go to Jam Cafe early to beat the line and get an epic breakfast. If you grab your first meal of the day at this spot – especially the Charlie Bowl, pulled pork pancakes, or their Fried Chicken Eggs Benny – you’ll be full the entire day.

Address: 556 Beatty Street, Vancouver
Phone: 778-379-1992

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Yolk’s Breakfast

There’s a reason why Yolk’s Breakfast is held in such high regards amongst foodies here in Van; the casual eatery serves up reliably good brekkie fare every day of the week. Get weekday breakfast here Monday to Friday from 8 am to 3 pm.

Address: 1598 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-9655

Address: 546 W Broadway, Vancouver
Phone: 604-559-9655

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Catch 122 Café Bistro

Breakfast at Gastown’s Catch 122 is not just limited to the weekend, it serves it up daily until 3 pm. This contemporary Canadian eatery dishes up a range of delicious breakfast plates.

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

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Café Medina

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The line out the door every morning is your first tip-off that Café Medina serves a delicious breakfast from 8 am to 3 pm. Try their menu and you will not be disappointed.

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

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With excellent food, a gorgeous interior, and a warm and welcoming ambiance, Chambar ticks all the right boxes when you’re looking for a stylish spot to enjoy a delicious weekday breakfast. Served Monday to Friday from 8 to 11:30 am.

Address: 568 Beatty Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-879-7119

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Twisted Fork Bistro

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Dishing up such generous and affordable helpings of breakfast/brunch from 8 am to 3 pm seven days a week, Twisted Fork has become an incredibly popular dining destination.

Address: 1147 Granville Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-568-0749


Red Wagon Cafe

Brought to you by chef/owner Brad Miller, this unpretentious neighbourhood joint dishes up a range of mouthwatering temptations for brekkie that will please both sweet and savoury eaters. Open from 8 am Monday to Friday.

Address: 2296 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-568-4565

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The Birds & The Beets

This charming Powell Street eatery offers a small selection of breakfast eats, in addition to hearty sandwiches, and green salads. The Birds & The Beets also serves a range of caffeinated beverages, using beans from Bows & Arrows and Matchstick Coffee, which they start pouring from 7 am during the week.

Address: 55 Powell Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-893-7832

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Early rises searching for a hearty morning feed should look no further than Forage. Located on Robson Street, this well-established eatery opens its doors at 6:30 am, Monday through to Friday for a breakfast.

Address: 1300 Robson Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-661-1400

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Sophie’s Cosmic Café

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With brightly, kitschy décor, Sophie’s Comic Café pulls a crowd for both its eccentric interior (gizmos and gadgets cover the eatery’s yellow walls) and sizable meals. Breakfast is dished up daily from 8 am to 5 pm.

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

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Hawksworth Restaurant 

Head to Hawksworth Monday to Friday from 6:30 to 10:30 am for their selection of small plates and delicious breakfast mains.

Address: 801 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-673-7000

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YEW seafood + bar

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Inside the Four Seasons Vancouver, YEW restaurant offers breakfast from 6:30 to 10:30 am daily.

Address: 791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-692-4939

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The Templeton

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The Templeton has a jukebox, free-range egg omelettes, bacon, and even a little box of Kellogg’s cereal if you’re into something simple. This is the perfect place to cozy in for a breakfast of champions (the kind your mom used to make). Open at 8:30 am daily.

Address: 1087 Granville Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-685-4612

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Jethro’s Fine Grub

Jethro’s two locations open at 8 am, so there is ample opportunity to head to this spot no matter what part of the city you’re in.

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

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

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Nelson the Seagull

Open Monday to Friday at 8 am, Nelson the Seagull is a great place for breakfast if you love avocado toast. You can also enjoy Muesli and a variety of sides like roasted tomato, mushrooms, and roast beef.

Address: 315 Carrall Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-681-5776

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Smile Diner

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This eclectic diner on Pender is all about the three main sections on their menu: Canadian, Chinese, and Breakfast. The best part is, its served all day. Basic eggs, hashbrowns, meat, and toast dishes are available, along with omelettes, French toast, and hotcakes, for a decent price.

Address: 424 West Pender Street, Vancouver

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