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December 30, 2023 |
Wendy Underwood

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988 Davie Street – Yaletown, 604.558.3447
Distance: 2-minute walk
Price: Most breakfasts between $18 – $23
Originally just a food truck, Yolks’ third brick-and-mortar location is just steps from The Burrard. Serving up eggy goodness every day, along with their legendary truffle-lemon potatoes.

1031 Davie Street – West End, 604.682.3683
Distance: 5-minute walk
Price: Most breakfasts ~ $17 – $21
A solid place for a classic breakfast or other diner favourites. There’s another location down on Denman Street, and a third on Main.

1087 Granville Street – West End/Downtown, 604.685.4612
Distance: 5-minute walk
Price: Most breakfasts ~ $14 – $16
Adorable old-school diner with good quality ingredients. Breakfasts are pretty traditional, but you’ll find lots of vegetarian options.

780 Richards Street – Downtown, 604.879.3114
Distance: 15-minute walk
Price: Most breakfasts between $18 – $23
As one of Vancouver’s top spots for breakfast, you used to have to get there early for a table. But they’re now taking reservations, although they still accept walk-ins. Creative breakfast dishes with a Moroccan twist, along with the city’s best Liege-style waffles.

2042 West 4th Avenue – Kitsilano, 604.736.8828
Distance: 35-minute walk, 10 minutes by car
Price: Breakfast sandwiches ~ $16
From the owners of the award-winning AnnaLena (see Seafood/West Coast for more info), this on-trend café just relaunched their food program with an all-week brunch menu from 9 am to 3 pm each day with savoury options that run from an egg-topped cassoulet through to chicken and waffles, and an avocado, tomato and chili crunch benedict.