Vancouver Cheap Eats: Breakfast for the early riser

Sep 15 2016, 12:17 am

We’ve all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but sometimes busy mornings often push this oh-so-important meal to the back burner.

Luckily, Vancouver’s food scene holds the answer. Here are five spots perfect for the early riser that are open before 8 am, dishing up everything from omelettes to croissants to waffles, all for $10 or less.

The Buzz Cafe and Espresso Bar

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The Buzz Cafe & Espresso Bar offers early risers a truly unique experience. While you can take your food to go, you also have the opportunity to dine in alongside a stunning art collection because this charming cafe is actually connected to Harrison Art Gallery. Enjoy everything from muffins and scones to breakfast wraps and sandwiches. 

Address: 901 Homer Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-732-9029

Patisserie Lebeau


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Three words: Belgian specialty pastries. A sweet escape, Patisserie Lebeau is a one-stop-shop for every kind of waffle imaginable from the light and crisp to fruit-filled and savoury. Kickstart your morning at 7:30 am with a Brussels Waffle topped with berries or poached pears. Looking to go traditional? They also serve up a delicious Quiche Lorraine that won’t break your budget.

Address: 1728 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-731-3528

Bon’s Off Broadway

Open bright and early at 7 am, Bon’s Off Broadway boasts a menu brimming with breakfast dishes for $10 or less. If you’re capped for time and can’t sift through the options, don’t worry, because their All Day Breakfast Special includes two eggs with ham, bacon or sausage, pan-fried potatoes and toast is a crowd pleaser, ringing in at just $2.95.

Address: 2451 Nanaimo Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-253-7242

Small Victory Bakery

Located on Homer Street, Small Victory Bakery is quintessential Yaletown and features a breakfast menu priced at $6.50 or less. Grab a pastry to go or sit down and enjoy a breakfast croissant filled with omelette, red pepper, tomato sauce, swiss cheese and assorted greens. Can you say ‘good morning’?

Address: 1088 Homer Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-899-8892


Paul’s Omelettery

A South Granville staple, Paul’s Omelettery opens at 7 am and offers all day breakfast made with BC free run eggs. Score two eggs with toast and pan fries for $6.95, or try their yummy 3 Cheese Omelette for just $7.50. If you aren’t partial to eggs, this cozy spot also offers pancakes and french toast.

Address: 2211 Granville Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-737-2857

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