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Top cafe recommendations from locals

Breakfast Spot
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“Be prepared to wait in line BUT it is worth it, famous for brunch and their liege waffles and lavender lattes. ”
  • 136 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“One of the OG players in the niche coffee game in Vancouver. They have an ever changing selection of beans, bustling vibe, and their staff know their stuff.”
  • 95 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Make sure you instagram the little dessert you just ordered! This cafe is always busy due to their tasty treats that are beautifully prepared.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Everything about this place is amazing. Good coffee, pastries, and sandwiches. Always busy because it is so good!”
  • 36 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“A local coffee roaster and our go-to for a quick cup of coffee in the mornings. Their cinnamon buns are one of our favourites! ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Bakery
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“24 hour bakery very close by, in case you arrive or depart early or late it’s on the way and close. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Great spot for breakfast. A true locals spot. Walking to this spot will take you through a bit of a rough neighbourhood but we swear it makes the avocado toast and coffee taste better:) Off the beaten path and one of our go to places. Freshly baked bread makes this diner smell amazing and helps you “recover” after a night in the city. Share the avocado toast and get a coffee and watch the city life go by. Free wifi”
  • 37 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“A fun breakfast place. Bring your sense of humor. The staff will tease and entertain you.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Award winning espresso, with locations in Gastown and scattered across the city.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“My favourite coffee. Great pastries. Try the large Americano for a huge caffeine boost. :”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Just down on the first level of the building, this is a famous go-to spot for brunch. If you feel so inclined try the meatloaf sandwich!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“Cartems doughnuts are something else... make sure to come here and try it out!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Vancouver-originating coffee chain with a unique roast. They also serve French-press coffee.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Great selection of baking goods, 24hrs available. Try the Dulce de Leche doughnut, New York Cheesecake, apple strudel or lemon crumble. Not the best you will ever taste but for sure good value.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“My favourite lunch spot in Vancouver. Rustic decor. Delicious baguette sandwiches, soups, and salads made with fresh ingredients. Get there early so you can snag a seat. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“They roast their own beans in-house, friendly service, and warm atmosphere.”
  • 20 locals recommend