Archives for October 2017

Vancouver Coffee Shops

Vancouver is the home to plenty of fancy coffee shops to have a cup of tea or coffee with friends. Many are located downtown and feature ambient atmosphere and a rich selection of beverages, sweats, gourmet bonbons and chocolates, and a lot more.


Conveniently located at Helmcken and Burrard, Elysian features a brunch menu and a selection of beverages, including hot chocolate, mocha, latte, cappuccino, Americano, and expresso. Customers are offered a selection of tasty sandwiches such as vegetarian, ham and gruyere, grilled cheese, and turkey croissant. You are free to choose your own toppings.

Olive & Ruby

This coffee shop is located on West Broadway and features a large communal table, small tables, and a big painted mural. Coffee is served in beautiful handmade mugs. The coffee chop offers catering and features sandwiches, toasts, smoothies, and bowls. If you are a vegetarian, you can try the Portobello sandwich with balsamic dressing, salsa, greens, goat cheese, roasted red pepper, and artichoke. If you prefer to have something with meat, pulled pork is an excellent choice. It is served with salsa fresca, chipotle aioli, BBQ jackfruit, and red cabbage slaw.

Medina Café

Located in the Library District, Medina café is also a great choice for a quick brunch or a coffee and liege style waffle. Waffles are delicious and come with a selection of toppings, including maple syrup, passionfruit, mixed berry compote, fig orange marmalade, and raspberry caramel. The menu also features tasty meals, both meat and vegetarian friendly options. You can have flatiron steak with seasonal greens, goat cheese, caramelized onion or sunny eggs. If you prefer a veggie meal, try the avocado toast with tomato salsa, olive oil, avocado, and grilled focaccia. Medina Café also offers a wide selection of coffees, including latte, cappuccino, cold brew, brewed coffee, and more.


A great coffee shop in Vancouver, their coffee is made from dry roasted beans and comes with spice, cinnamon, and chocolate flavors. Their French pastries аre freshly baked and contain healthy ingredients. The menu features soups, quiches, and sandwiches. You can try avocado and mozzarella, for example, served with lemon aioli, tomato, red onion, and sprouts. Thierry also features a daily selection of soups. You can also choose from quiche and soup combo or half sandwich and soup combo. Cold and hot beverages are offered, including house pressed orange juice and lemonade, raspberry lemonade, Spanish latte, Americano, expresso macchiato, and a lot more.

Beaucoup Bakery & Café

This is a great place to have a flavorful latte with a homemade pastry. The menu features seasonal items such as apple pie croissant, rosemary plum Bostock, and pumpkin pie. You can have an almond croissant or tropical scone with your morning coffee.


Conveniently situated on Main Street, Dalina is the perfect choice for a coffee break or brunch. Meals and snacks are made using fresh ingredients, and their coffee is just great. In fact, visitors have the chance to taste Italian-inspired coffee and house made meals.

Loafe Café

Loafe Café is situated on University Blvd and features a selection of drinks and food items. The menu includes seasonal salads, tasty soups, gourmet sandwiches, and a lot more. University of British Columbia alumni are offered a 10 percent discount.