10 All-day Breakfast Spots in Vancouver

No need to rise and shine at the crack of dawn to enjoy Vancouver's best breakfast menus. Feel free to hit the snooze button a couple more times and try one of these all-day breakfast spots

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Sleep in without missing breakfast

If the alarm clock is your worst enemy, then these 10 all-day breakfast places in Vancouver will soon become your best friend. From Granville Street to East Hastings, these joints will satisfy your craving for breakfast favourites no matter the time of day.

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Bon’s Off Broadway

Affectionately hailed as one of the best greasy spoons in Vancouver, Bon’s Off Broadway serves up all-day breakfast starting at only $2.95. Yup, you read that right. Their breakfast special with eggs, bacon, potatoes and toast fills a large plate and your stomach all for under three bucks.

2451 Nanaimo St., Vancouver
Tel. 604-253-7242

Heirloom Vegetarian Restaurant

Nominated as Canada’s best new restaurant in 2013 by EnRoute magazine, Heirloom Vegetarian Restaurant serves brunch until 3:45 p.m. daily. Breakfast favourites like eggs Benedict are menu staples, while specialty dishes like the Heirloom Omelette (mushrooms, oven-roasted tomato, caramelized onions, spinach, roasted red pepper, rennet-free goat cheese and aged cheddar) are a herbivore’s dream. 

1509 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver
Tel. 604-733-2231

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Marulilu Cafe

If you’re hungry to try something different than your typical bacon and eggs, then be sure to check out Marulilu Café for Japanese breakfast cuisine. Try the Okonomiyaki, a savoury Japanese pancake stuffed with cheese, onion and seafood (pictured above).

451 West Broadway, Vancouver
Tel. 604-568-2111

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Caffe Barney

Caffe Barney is the perfect place to go when you can’t decide between a local restaurant and a relaxed pub. Their breakfast menu features staples like omlettes and eggs Benedicts, but with West Coast flavours like smoked salmon served daily until 4 p.m. A selection of craft beer and local libations are also on-hand.

2975 Granville St., Vancouver
Tel. 604-731-6446

Paul’s Omelettery

Located in the Fariview area just before the Granville Street Bridge, Paul’s Omelettery makes for an easy stop before heading downtown for work or play. As its name suggests, Paul’s Omelettery specializes in omelettes, creating original variations like their Devon Omelette, stuffed with salmon and shrimp. Breakfast is served all day so you have plenty of time to try their other non-omelette breakfast options like cinnamon French toast or corned beef hash. 

22111 Granville St., Vancouver
Tel. 604-737-2857

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Red Wagon

A Vancouver favourite, the Red Wagon, which has been featured on the Food Network’s Diners Drive-In’s and Dives, serves breakfast all day, every day. Pictured above are their pulled pork pancakes, a Red Wagon orginal that combines buttermilk pancakes with layers of pulled pork and Jack Daniels maple syrup. For the largest variety of brunch and breakfast choices, visit Red Wagon on the weekends before 4 p.m. or view their menu here.

2296 East Hastings St., Vancouver
Tel. 604-568-4565

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Jethro’s Fine Grub

There are so many breakfast options to choose from at Jethro’s Fine Grub that they couldn’t fit everything onto one menu. The solution? Jethro’s provides diners with both a sweet and a savoury menu to peruse before ordering. Satisfy your sweet tooth with Nutella French toast, or try the Cowboy’s Breakfast with chorizo for some spice. 

West Location
3420 Dunbar St., Vancouver
Tel. 604-569-3441

East Location
3455 Fraser ST., Vancouver
Tel. 604-620-5292

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Medina Cafe

Medina Cafe serves breakfast weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. On weekends, brunch hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.. wtih the same great selection of house-made original dishes, giving you the flexibilty of choosing the breakfast time that works for you. Big flavours abound here. Wild salmon is cured with Bittered Sling’s Lem-Marrakech bitters, mushrooms are roasted with sherry and Merguez and chorizo sausage are some of the spicy proteins on the plate. On the sweet side, you can’t forget what helped launch Medina’s cult following: waffles. Choose from a laundry list of inventive toppings such as blueberry sumac juniper preserve or white chocolate pistachio rosewater.

780 Richards St., Vancouver
Tel. 604-879-3114

Siegel’s Bagels

In a hurry? Stop by Siegel’s Bagels and grab one of their Montreal-style bagels baked fresh daily in their wood-burning ovens. Try one of their original flavours, like candied salmon or chocolate-walnut rugolach on their own, or order a breakfast sandwich with egg and cheddar – two perfect ways to enjoy these in-house made bagels when on-the-go!

Kitsilano Location:
1883 Cornwall Ave., Vancouver
Tel. 604-737-2180

Granville Island Location:
1698 Johnston St., Vancouver
Tel. 604-685-5670

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The Tipper Restaurant & Review Room

Start your day off right with breakfast at The Tipper Restaurant & Review Room on Kingsway. Starting at 8 a.m., the Tipper’s breakfast menu offers a large selection of break-y items from cinnamon French toast and eggs to grilled Portobello mushrooms and omelets. No need to rush though, breakfast is served until 5 p.m. daily, giving you plenty of time to stop by.

2066 Kingsway, Vancouver
Tel. 604-873-1010