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 on weekdays.
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. Whether you order from Yolk’s downtown food truck or from either of the egg-centric restaurant’s fixed locations, you’re promised perfectly cooked poached eggs on each and every visit.
Breakfast at Gastown’s Catch 122 is not just limited to the weekend. From Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm, this contemporary Canadian eatery dishes up a range of delicious breakfast plates. You can make reservations for breakfast on weekdays here, so it’s a great spot for a breakfast meeting – AKA the best kind of meeting.
Address: 122 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
3. Café Medina
The line out the door every morning is your first tip-off that Café Medina serves a delicious breakfast. Melding together Mediterranean-inspired bistro fare, exceptional coffee (lavender latte – yes please) and a seemingly endless supply of fresh, hot Liege waffles, the Richards Street café certainly serves up a scrumptious and memorable morning feed.
Address: 780 Richards Street, Vancouver
With excellent food, a gorgeous interior, and a warm and welcoming ambience, Chambar ticks all the right boxes when you’re looking for a stylish spot to enjoy a delicious weekday breakfast. Served from 8 am to 11:30 am Monday to Friday, Chambar’s brekkie options include an omelette of the day, spicy sausage paella, grilled merguez tagine, and a Fricassé, composed of braised short ribs, balsamic cippolini onions, potatoes, watercress, fried eggs, and applewood smoked cheddar.
Address: 568 Beatty Street, Vancouver
Dishing up such generous and affordable helpings of breakfast/brunch from 8 am seven days a week, Twisted Fork has become an incredibly popular dining destination. With a no reservation policy, brekkie enthusiasts who don’t turn up to Twisted Fork early are near guaranteed a wait time.
Address: 1147 Granville Street, Vancouver
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, The Red Wagon offers diners the choice between buttermilk pancakes, a variety of Eggs Benny plates, Crisp Pork Belly, Breakfast Sandwiches, Tofu Scramble, and more.
Address: 2296 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
This charming Powell Street eatery offers a small selection of breakfast eats, in addition to hearty sandwiches, and green salads. While these are selling points in themselves, there’s also the added bonus that The Birds & The Beets 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
8. Acme Café
At Acme Café you’ll find a concise breakfast menu listing the usual brekkie suspects, which is served all day every day. The diner-style restaurant whips up dishes like a free-range egg frittata, Baked Eggs Benny, a European-style breakfast plate, and ham and cheese croissants. With a range of homemade pies prepared daily, you’ll want to make sure you leave room for dessert.
Address: 51 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
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 seating. The serve everything from buttermilk pancakes topped with blueberries to a double-fried pork cutlet sandwich.
Address: 1300 Robson Street, Vancouver
10. Thyme to Indulge
Start your morning off right with a range of classic breakfast plates at Thyme to Indulge bistro. The modest Main Street locale offers healthy eats, such as house-made granola and half baked grapefruit, alongside more comforting meals, like Crispy Bacon with Crusted Poached Eggs. This eatery operates from Wednesday to Sunday from 9 am to 4 pm and it is open for all-day breakfast everry day.
Address: 2858 Main Street, Vancouver
With brightly coloured kitschy décor, Sophie’s Comic Café pulls a crowd for both its eccentric interior (gizmos and gadgets cover the eatery’s yellow walls) and sizeable meals. Breakfast is dished up daily, from 8 am to 5 pm, and includes a variety of breakfast essentials.
Address: 2095 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver