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21 Vancouver Brunch Spots That You Need To Try At Least Once In Your Life

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Brunch is the best time of the day. Mid-morning on Saturdays or Sundays are the ideal time to catch up with your friends with mimosas. Plus, there is nothing better than easing into the weekend over a leisurely meal of eggs benedict or pancakes. If you adore brunch as much as we do, then you have to make your way to these spots where you're guaranteed to get the best brunch in Vancouver.

It feels like there are new extraordinary weekend brunches to try out all the time. There is a diverse mix of healthy options or traditional comfort food like chicken-and-waffles or pancakes loaded with maple syrup, so there is something for everyone. 

So no matter if you prefer sweet or savoury, you'll find a delicious way to start your day. For all of you on a tight budget, there is also plenty of cheap breakfast options too.

If you are on the hunt for a new weekend hangout spot in Vancouver to enjoy in the new year, then we have you covered. To help you determine where to eat next, we've made a list of all the restaurants you need to try in 2020. 

These brunch spots are so good; they should help you want to get out of bed on the weekends:

Heirloom

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Vegetarian

Address: Multiple locations

Why You Need To Go: You can't go wrong with anything on the menu, but you need to try their vegan buttermilk pancakes. It comes with sweet date butter, crunchy walnuts, bourbon apple compote and every bite is pure joy.

Forage

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Canadian

Address: 1300 Robson St., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: At this restaurant, the focus is on farm-to-table comfort food. Two top picks on the menu are the coned bison hash with a tasty IPA mustard hollandaise or the flavourful turkey sausage hash.

Belgard Kitchen

Price: 💸💸💸

Cuisine: Canadian

Address: 55 Dunlevy Ave., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: They make incredible Wagyu meatball skillet with poached eggs and parmesan cream that is perfect for when you are craving something savoury.

Banditas Taqueria

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Mexican

Address: 2781 Commercial Dr., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: At this fantastic brunch spot they can make anything on the menu vegan. Just ask, and they will replace your eggs with butternut squash and a tofu scramble.

Botanist

Price: 💸💸💸

Cuisine: Canadian

Address: 1038 Canada Pl., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: The plant-filled restaurant with soft pink accents is gorgeous. It is a dreamy spot to enjoy a relaxing brunch sipping a cocktail and anything on the menu.

Catch 122 Café Bistro

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Canadian

Address: 122 W. Hastings St., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: This cafe offers a unique spin on brunch classics. For example, you can get a cauliflower eggs benny, or a squash french toast.

Tuc Craft Kitchen

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Canadian

Address: 60 W. Cordova St., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: One of the most popular dishes is their chicken and waffles which have a spicy kick from the chilli ginger sauce.

Medina Café 

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Mediterranean

Address: 780 Richards St., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: The spacious cafe has a drool-worthy lineup of Mediterranean-inspired cuisine and light and fluffy waffles.

L'Abattoir

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: French

Address: 217 Carrall St., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: L'Abattoir is the ideal spot for a relaxing brunch sipping on a glass of bubbly and enjoying a gourmet brunch with friends.

Burdock & Co

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Small plates

Address: 2702 Main St., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: While at this cozy eatery, you need to try their fantastic soda bread with preserves that you can share with everyone at the table. Other top picks are the meatballs and pancakes.

Jam Cafe

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Brunch

Address: Multiple locations

Why You Need To Go: Their cinnamon bun pancakes with cream cheese icing, is the ultimate brunch treat.

Fufu Pancake Cafe

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Japanese soufflé pancakes

Address: 1266 W. Broadway, Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: You need to try their light and fluffy soufflé pancakes, which are perfect when you crave something sweet.

The Holy Crab Canada

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Seafood

Address: 1588 Robson St., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: You need to try their toast board which comes your choice of two types of toasts and a black bean salad.

Yaletown Distillery

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Italian

Address: 1131 Mainland St., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: If you partied a bit too much the night before, you can get their Hangover Cure to hopefully help you out.

Honey Salt

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Canadian

Address: 39 Smithe St., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: The bright and airy restaurant has a vast assortment of brunch options to pick from, from healthy smoothies, french toast, benedicts, and more.

Eternal Abundance

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Vegan

Address: 1025 Commercial Dr., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: You can enjoy delicious plant-based brunch at this charming vegan cafe and grocery mart. Plus, pick up what you need to make dinner for that night after you wrap up with your waffles and tofu scramble.

Farmer's Apprentice

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: French

Address: 1535 W. 6th Ave., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: If you love trying several dishes, Farmer's Apprentice is a solid choice. They have sharing plates for the table so you can order a few things to split with friends.

Red Wagon

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Diner

Address: 2296 E. Hastings St., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: You can start your day with some amazing comfort food. Just make sure to arrive hungry, as the portions are enormous.

Nero Belgian Waffle Bar

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Belgian waffles

Address: 1002 Seymour St., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: They have all sorts of sweet and savoury Belgian waffles if you're looking to treat yourself right on a Sunday morning.

Hunnybee Bruncheonette

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Breakfast and brunch

Address: 789 Gore Ave., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: There are no bad options on the brunch menu, but two top picks are the egg and avocado toast or the ricotta pancake.

The Union

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Southeast Asian

Address: 219 Union St., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: At The Union, you need to try one of their bao bun eggs benedicts. Vegetarians will dig their tofu bacon, too.

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