The recipe for a good brunch is relatively simple; scrumptious food that doesn’t break the bank, ample seating for you and your many besties and, of course, an aesthetic that will flow seamlessly with your established Instagram grid. But what happens when TOO many hotspots seem to have cropped up in your city, and you can’t decide where to go? Or you’re tired of your standing appointment, and are looking for something new and exciting to spice up your brunch? That’s why we’ve created this list of go-to places for the absolute best brunch in Vancouver. Once you’ve booked a table at all the best brunch spots in the city, click here to peep our Canada-wide round-up.
Tuc Craft Kitchen
Find it: 60 West Cordova St., tuccraftkitchen.com
Open since: 2013
The rundown: This rustic-chic resto specializes in everything from brunch classics to modernized dishes with a seasonally changing menu.
What to order: Everyone’s favourite southern-inspired breakfast, crispy chicken & waffles, but with a zesty Dijon sauce
Find it: 780 Richards St., medinacafe.com
Open since: 2008
The rundown: The spacious café is known for its Mediterranean-inspired dishes, mixed with some traditional breakfast favourites.
What to order: Their tagine, a spicy Moroccan stew, brunchified with poached eggs
Find it: 3995 Main St., theacornrestaurant.ca
Open since: 2012
The rundown: This award-winning locale caters to vegans and those with gluten sensitivities, but aims to win over even the most dedicated of meat eaters.
What to order: The Artichoke, which is fried artichokes and pickled shallots piled onto a house waffle and topped with bourbon maple syrup
Find it: 845 Burrard St., boulevardvancouver.ca
Open since: 2014
The rundown: This luxe spot is celebrating Mother’s Day with a three-course seafood-filled brunch.
What to order: Crab and avocado Benedict, a west coast twist on the classic