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10 Best Yaletown Brunch Spots To Start Your Day RIGHT In 2023 (+ What To Order)

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If you are looking for the best brunch spots in Vancouver, look no further! Yaletown is one of the most popular areas to go out and enjoy a meal during the weekend. Whether it’s with friends or your significant other, Yaletown has everything you need to start your day off right.

There are so many amazing restaurants that offer delicious brunches all within walking distance of each other. No matter what kind of dish you’re craving, there will be something on this list that catches your eye!

We compiled the 10 best Yaletown brunch spots that you should scope out if you want to start your day off right.

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10. The Parlour

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A place that is casually styled and in the owner’s opinion is completely “unpretentious”, The Parlour is one of the best restaurants in Yaletown and looks like a perfect place to completely indulge in the delicious flavors and sate yourself.

Try out their bestseller, The Goldmember Pizza which is pure gold! The toppings might surprise you a bit, after all, who can imagine that potatoes can taste so good on pizza!

If you plan on ordering some appetizers try out their short ribs which are yum. Also, do not miss out on their Burrata which is extremely crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside, and served with a fresh salad, making it a dish to devour.

What to order: Goldmember Pizza, Short ribs, Burrata

Address: 1011 Hamilton Street Vancouver, BC V6B 5T4

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9. Banter Room

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Located on mainland street, Banter room has a variety of brunch options, and to top it all, it has a really chic ambiance and cool vibe.

However, if you are confused, you can order one of their most popular dishes, Short Rib Hash, which has eggs, cheese, ribs, and more such ingredients which makes this dish too good to miss out on.

Or if you are looking for casual comfort food then you should definitely try out their grilled cheese served along with a cup of creamy tomato soup, which will instantly make you feel delighted.

What to order: Grilled Cheese & Creamy Tomato Soup, Banter Burger, Short Rib Hash

Address: 1039 Mainland St Vancouver, BC V6B 5P9

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8. Brix & Mortar

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Looking for a chic spot with a patio and that offers a variety of drinks, well Brix & Mortar is the place for you.

Brix & Mortar definitely qualifies as one of the finest restaurants in Yaletown, so if you plan on having a fancy date or just a glass of cocktail, then pay a visit to this place.

Start your meal with their popular entree, Sea Scallops which seems to hit all the right spots with its perfect flavor. Following it try out their Yarrow Meadows Blackened Duck Breast which is perfectly spiced on the skin and juicy on the inside.

Make some room for the dessert because you cannot miss out on their Chocolate Panna Cotta, which has got the right balance of Vanilla Malt and cherry puree.

What to order:  Sea Scallops, Yarrow Meadows Blackened Duck Breast, Chocolate Panna Cotta

Address: 1138 Homer Street Vancouver, BC V6B 2X6

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7. Nuba Yaletown

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Looking for a happening place that serves mouth-watering Lebanese food? Also mentioned in our list of best restaurants of Yaletown, Nuba is here to satisfy your cravings!

Try out their crowd favorite, Chicken Tawook, which has a mild flavor, and is seasoned to perfection.

If you are looking for a vegetarian option, this restaurant has got some delicious Mjadara, which has green lentils cooked with rice in the refreshing flavors of avocado and caramelized onions.

Also, if you are in a hurry or aren’t able to decide what to order, then you can always try out their meal kits which have got all their signature favorites and are bound to make your taste buds happy!

What to order:  Chicken Tawook, Mjadara, meal kits

Address: 508 Davie Street Vancouver, BC V6B 5B6

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6. Per Se Social Corner

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Italian cuisine seems to be the comfort food for a lot of people. Per Se specializes in European and American dishes and has a really beautiful ambiance. After all, who doesn’t like an “insta worthy” place?

So if you are planning to have your brunch over here, do not miss out on their special, Brunch Burger which is made up of beef, eggs, cheese, and a lot more fun elements that make it an ideal option for brunch

Also if you are in a mood to have a pizza, then do try their Forza Italian out. Apart from their delicious toppings, authentic taste, and freshly made sauce, the dough is baked in an open flame brick ferno, making the crust light and fluffy, which definitely amps up the flavor.

What to order:  Brunch Burger, Forza Italian 

Address: 891 Homer Street Vancouver, BC  V6B 5S3

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5. Homer St. Cafe

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Homer’s is yet another hidden gem of this town. Having a vintage touch to its patio, this place is one of our favorites and serves some lip-smacking dishes for brunch on weekends.

The food over here is great so you could order whatever you feel like, without worrying about anything going wrong. Rotisserie Chicken is what Homers Cafe is known for and for all the right reasons! Juicy and served with the right sauce, makes this dish one of its kind.

You can also try out their incredible pork belly, which is full of flavor and has the perfect amount of seasoning to it. Surely going to leave you salivating!

If you feel like having something more standard try out their potatoes which are rich and buttery.  The egg benny served here is perfectly cooked with a smooth runny yoke, making it one of the most ordered brunch dishes.

What to order: Rotisserie Chicken, pork belly,egg benny 

Address: 898 Homer St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2W5

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4. Brunch Vancouver

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From Molletes to Enchiladas, this Brunch spot has some of the most impeccable and authentic Mexican dishes and that’s the reason why this restaurant has made it to our list of best Mexican restaurants in Vancouver and is also one of our favorite brunch spots. So the next time you are craving some good Mexican food, you know where to head!

Try out their Monte Cristo sandwich which is made up of turkey and cheese served with some maple sauce, making this dish a refreshing one.

Chilaquiles served in red sauce and some cheese is yet another dish that draws the crowd and we bet you won’t be able to stop at just one bite.

And if you are planning to have some dessert, then their super fluffy and delicious stack pancakes are worth trying out.

What to order: Monte Cristo sandwich, Chilaquiles

Address: 1147 Granville Street Vancouver, BC V6Z 1M1

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    3. Provence Marinaside

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    Experience the flavors of the southern french Mediterranean right here at one of the best award-winning restaurants in Vancouver. Not just the mouth-watering dishes, but the aesthetic decor makes this place an ideal spot for a hearty brunch.

    It’s time to please your palate with their delicious Crab Cake Benedict that has got a bed of eggs over the shrimps with a bit of sweetness and garnished with roasted tomatoes and wedges which makes the flavor pop.

    If you are in the mood to have some pasta, the Wild Mushroom Ravioli over here is just too good to miss out on!

    What to order: Crab Cake Benedict, Wild Mushroom Ravioli

    Address: 1269 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 6K3

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    2. Cafe Medina

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    Delicious Mediterranean food, Coffees, and irresistible Waffles make Medina one of the finest brunch places in Yaletown and even downtown.

    Try out their Fricasse, which is a perfect combination of eggs, ribs, arugula, and cheddar makes this dish a must-try.

    For dessert, you can order some soft and fluffy waffles and they have got many dips to try out from. However, for us, the white chocolate pistachio rosewater, hands down is the best dip on their menu.

    Also, if you are a coffee lover then this place is no less than a paradise for you. Try out their coffees and we are sure that you would constantly ask for a refill.

    What to order: Fricasse, Belgian waffles

    Address: 780 Richards Street, Library District, Vancouver, BC V6B 3A4

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    1. OEB Breakfast

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    Anyone who is obsessed with brunch, has to visit OEB. Known for its exceptional flavors and unique twist to the traditional dishes and a fantastic view to go with it, OEB is known as one of the finest restaurants to have brunch at.

    They have a variety of poutines but the best amongst them is the Gold Digger that is made up of perfectly poached eggs, duck fat potatoes, and brown butter hollandaise, making it a dish to devour.

    If you are planning to have benny for brunch, try out their The One That Did Not Get Away which is smoked cold salmon served with wilted spinach and a runny egg over a croissant. Sounds delicious, doesn’t it?

    Pro-tip: join the live waitlist on Yelp an hour or 2 ahead of time to avoid massive wait time

    What to order: Gold Digger,The One That Did Not Get Away

    Address: 1137 Marinaside Crescent, Vancouver BC V6Z 2Y3

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    So that was our list for the top ten brunch spots to feast at! Try them out and we are sure that you’re going to love them.

    Also, if you are planning to have an extended stay and are looking out for some downtown restaurants, do check them out now!

    How We Create Our “Best” Lists

    All Noms Magazine’s “best” lists are created using multiple factors and signals to help readers find the best restaurants, things to do, and places to stay at. Some of these factors and signs include personal experiences, correspondence with locals, and compiling experiences from review sites.

    Each list is also created to be balanced (in terms of price, cuisine type, ambiance, and more) as possible. This means that the lists are not specifically created in ranking order. You should be comfortable picking from any of the spots on the list and generally have a good time. But of course, YMMV (your mileage may vary) and everyone may have different experiences/palates.