10 Best Late-Night Restaurants in Vancouver To Satisfy Your Middle of the Night Cravings
It’s the middle of the night, and you’re hungry. Where do you go?
24 hour food in Vancouver can be found at many venues, but if you’re sick of McDonald’s, you do have other – more delicious – options (we still love you Ronald). If you often look for late night food near you, save this list to make it easier to find your next midnight meal.
Here are 10 late-night Vancouver restaurants that will satisfy your cravings, no matter what time of day your need for pho, fried chicken, or breakfast hits you.
If you’re looking to fulfill your Korean Drama fantasies and celebrate a good week with Korean Fried Chicken like main protagonist, Zabu Chicken is your spot. The dimly lit spot with blaring Kpop music will add to that experience. This place is also conveniently open until midnight every day.
Try Zabu Chicken’s signature yang nyum fried chicken (sweet fried chicken), half soy and half spicy original fried chicken, ra-bokki (ramen noodles in hot sauce, rice cakes, and egg), and one of the soju cocktails.
Vietnamese and Cambodian restaurants are plentiful in the city, but Pho Extreme Xe Lua is a great place to satisfy your pho cravings when you’re looking for late-night food in Vancouver. Not only is it conveniently located across from Broadway City Hall Skytrain Station, it is also open 24 hours for those late-night warriors.
If you’re bringing along your study buddies, make sure you order a plate of spring rolls all to yourself; if you get a plate to share, you may end up fighting over who gets to eat the last one.
No.9 is sorta legendary. Legendary for being the go-to spot for post-clubbing/raves/karaoke and late-night catch-ups. Not only is it open 24 hours, but its massive menu is quite affordable for the portions.
This often-packed restaurant offers Asian comfort food such as pork ball congee, hot pot, wonton noodles, and yin yang prawns, as well as a selection of Western food like burgers and mac and cheese.
No.9 is open 365 days a year, so any time you are hungry, any time of day, you can find your next meal at this restaurant.
Even their website boasts about the 3000 parking spots it has…
Location: 5300 Number 3 Rd #812, Richmond, BC V6X 2X9
Who doesn’t like breakfast in the middle of the night?
Refuel with a grand slam or chorizo benny and a cup of coffee or two so you can make it through whatever work is keeping you up this late.
If you need something sweet to get you through your night, try the cinnamon roll pancakes or tres leches pancakes for a sugar rush that will help you power through your study session.
Denny’s is open 24 hours and has five locations, so you’re sure to find one near you.
P.S. Get a free Grand Slam if it is your birthday!
Locations: -1098 Davie St. Vancouver BC V6E 1M3 -1759 W Broadway, Vancouver BC V6J 1Y2 -622 SW Marine Dr. Vancouver BC V6P 5Y1 -10211 St Edwards Dr. Richmond BC V6X 2M9 -5605 Kingsway, Burnaby BC V5H 2G4
You can’t argue with delicious comfort food at a great price, and if you’re up this late, you probably need some comfort food. All-day breakfast awaits you, along with homemade apple pie and some of Lucy’s other specialties – Mac N’ Cheese & Pulled Pork Hoagie, Lucy’s Meatloaf, and Cinnamon French Toast.
This vintage diner is open until the late night and also serves boozy milkshakes like the “blow my mint” – kahlua and creme de cacao in a mint milkshake.
Up late because of school or work? Choose one of Breka’s five locations (each open 24 hours) when you need a good helping of coffee and a wide selection of desserts and baked goods to send you into a sugar-fueled study or work session.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with treats like the dark chocolate raspberry scone, cheesecake brownie, or one of the many donuts. Breka also has soups, sandwiches, quiches, and chicken pot pie.
Locations: -Kitsilano 3750 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6R 1P3 -Fraserhood 6533 Fraser St, Vancouver, BC V5X 3T4 -Robson 812 Bute St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1Y4 -Denman 821 Denman St, Vancouver, BC V6G 2L7 -Davie 855 Davie St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1B7
Coffee and donuts are a classic combination that can help you power through whatever project is keeping you up at this ungodly hour. A dozen donuts will cost you like $11 and there are more than 35 flavors to choose from, making this a great spot for a group to grab a snack late at night.
Craving salty or savory instead of sweet? Not a problem. Duffin’s also has a large selection of hot tortas (subs), Chinese food, one of the better fried chicken in the city, and all-day breakfast.
When you’re on the hunt for Chinese food late at night and you can’t get your butt to Richmond for Number 9, you have to head to Congee Noodle House.
The food is reasonably priced and you can’t complain when you can have 24 hour congee. It just warms your soul 10x more after a wild night. You can’t go wrong with the wonton noodle, crispy seafood chow mein, minced pork congee with preserved egg, and Chinese donuts.
Pizza, pho, and craft beer might hit the Mount Pleasant spot if you’re up late and searching for food and your group can’t decide what to eat.
If you’re a fan of local crafted beer from the likes of Steel & Oak, 33 Acres, Strange Fellows, and more…you’ll be happy with Sing Sing’s drink menu. Expect a wide range of options from Premium ales & bitters, Lagers & Pilsners, Pale Ales, Sours to Ciders.
And in hipster-y fashion, Sing Sing has that upbeat yet chill ambiance in a form of a modern cafeteria with their giant long tables.
You know we can’t have a list of late-night food spots without mentioning Church’s Chicken. Especially when they have multiple locations that are open 24 hours.
It would be blasphemy.
Their fried chicken is crispy, juicy, and hits you in the feels with each bite. There’s a reason why it also sits in our Best Fried Chicken in Vancouver list. So whether you and your squad is looking for THE spot to end a wild night or need the goods to catch up on your Kdrama in bed (delivery available via. Skip The Dishes & Fantuan), Church’s Chicken will be a good option to make it happen.
Locations: -Fraser (24 hrs) 5704 Fraser Street, E 41st Ave, Vancouver, BC V5W 2Z5 -Main (24 hrs) 3425 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5V 3M9 -Kingsway (24 hrs drive through) 2504 Kingsway &, Slocan St, Vancouver, BC V5R 5G9 -Richmond Cambie (24 hrs) 11580 Cambie Rd, Richmond, BC V6X 1L5 -East Hastings (until 11PM) 2304 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V5L 1V5 -Garden City (24 hrs) 120-9100 Blundell Rd, Richmond, BC V6Y 3X9 -Lougheed (24 hrs) 4267 Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby, BC V5C 3Y6 -Coquitlam (24 hrs) 5-555 North Rd, Coquitlam, BC V3J 1N8