Fried eggs, hollandaise sauce, crispy fried chicken and waffles. You literally can't go wrong with brunch. It's my favourite meal of the day. I could eat breakfast foods three times a day if it wasn't frowned upon. You can grab brunch with your S/O, your girls or even your mom - LBH, who doesn't love brunch?
It's never too early for mimosas. Pass me a flute and let's get eating! Brunch is the best place to relive last night's drunken adventures and curb your nasty hangover with some greasy delicious food. These restaurants are the crème de la crème of the Vancouver brunch scene.
If you want it, Vancouver's got it. Listed below, we have brioche sandwiches, pork shoulder eggs benedicts, salted caramel banana waffles and even more! If you usually make breakfast at home, you're definitely missing out on these brunch spots.
Tuc Craft Kitchen + Bar
Where: 60 West Cordova St // Gastown
Most popular item: Bread & Other, Crispy Bacon & Egg
Why you should go: The chefs at Tuc Craft Kitchen put a lot of care and attention into each dish that they create. Although they have a strict rule on no substitutions or changes on their menu items, you will not be disappointed in their flavours. Not to mention, they have DIY mimosas during brunch.
Birds and The Beets
Where: 55 Powell St & 54 Alexander St // Gastown
Most popular item: Avocado & Slow Poached Egg Brioche Sandwich
Why you should go: This whimsical eatery is the perfect place to stop for a sublime breakfast. If you're not into eggs or avocados, they have some delicious sandwiches that will definitely fill you up. But seriously, that avo slow poached egg sandwich is incredible.
Most popular item: Salted Caramel Banana Waffles
Why you should go: Okay, so you may have to wait in a bit of a line, but this breakfast spot is worth it. Their comforting brunch foods will keep you coming back for more.. and more.. and more! They've even invented manmosas, which is Parallel 49's Jerkface 9000 and fresh squeezed orange juice. They have something for everyone.
Where: 1509 West 12th Ave // Granville
Most popular item: Banana French Toast
Why you should go: You don't have to be a vegetarian to eat at this chic brunch spot. They serve champagne with their breakfast plates and the decor is adorable. This is the best place to grab a delicious brunch with your BFFs.
Where: 780 Richards St // Downtown
Most popular item: White Chocolate Pistachio Rosewater Waffle
Why you should go: This upscale brunch spot will make all of your waffle dreams come true. The restaurant owners pride themselves on creating delicious dishes that are locally sourced and crafted with love and trust me, you'll taste the love in their waffles.
Catch 122 Cafe Bistro
Where: 122 W Hastings St // Gastown
Most popular item: Pork Shoulder Benny
Why you should go: This modern Canadian fare restaurant specializes in delicious brunch foods. Every menu item is delightful from their duck prosciutto eggs benedict to their Yukon nugget potato hash to their bread pudding french toast. You can't go wrong with anything from Catch 122.
Where: 556 Beatty St // Downtown
Most popular item: Cinnamon Cream Cheese Swirl Triple Stack Pancakes
Why you should go: The first Jam Cafe opened in Victoria and is now known as the hottest brunch spot on Vancouver Island. Recently, the owners opened a second location in the heart of Downtown Vancouver. It's safe to say that Jam Cafe has quickly become one of Vancouver's best breakfast spots - it's always jam packed!
Where: 3995 Main St // South Main
Most popular item: Artichoke Waffle
Why you should go: This restaurant has the best vegetarian brunch dishes in Vancouver. Their menu items are up-scale so it's the perfect spot for a breakfast date or Sunday brunch with the girls! From frittatas to fried eggs, they've got it all. Oh, and they have a great drink selection too.
Where: 1944 West 4th Ave // Kitsilano
Most popular item: Benedict with Olive Oil Hollandaise
Why you should go: Fable's head chef, Trevor Bird competed on Top Chef Canada which means you know the food is going to be well thought out and definitely tasty. Trevor showcases Canadian cuisine is a comforting setting. If you're not full after breakfast, make sure to try one of his delectable desserts.
Where: 1300 Robson St // West End
Most popular item: Brioche French Toast
Why you should go: Their food is organic, naturally sourced and fresh! Your tummy will thank you if you grab breakfast from Forage. From Monday to Friday they open at 630 AM, so if you need to grab breakfast before work, this is the perfect place for you - And if you're not going to work after, make sure to try one of their tipsy coffees!
Where: 120 West Hastings St // Gastown
Most popular item: Beest Brunch, Watermelon Slurpee
Why you should go: Wildebeest is the best spot to grab a boozy brunch. They have the best selection of breakfast cocktails. Their Watermelon Slurpee is to-die-for. If you want a fantastic feast, then you have to try the Beest Brunch.