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Finch's Teahouse

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353 W Pender St | V6B 1T3, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-899-4040
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has some great sandwiches on fresh baguettes and they serve nice soups during the week. There is a line around lunch time, but worth waiting in line.

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Thank Ariana B
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very tasty breakfast and delicious coffee in a relaxed environment. Popular with students but I'd imagine most in search of decent fare would feel comfortable here.

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Thank Sian J
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent fresh ingredients - good price point for what is offered -- 8" fresh baguettes stuffed with options, surprising that they stay together so well! The blue Brie is delicious. Only complaint is that their online menu should be updates as the only baked goods they have are cookies - disappointing when you want tea and scones.

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Thank vbrown11
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Staying at Victoria Hotel this little place was wonderful to come across so close. Our love affair began with coffee, then the next morning they served us up a very tasty breakfast with amazing coffee. The staff are just lovely and very helpful. Do not pass it by if in the area.

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Thank Narelle M
Vancouver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This antique looking tea house and Cafe always has a lunch time lineup because the place is only open till 5 pm. The owners don't believe in working longer than a regular workday :). Their sandwiches are truly artisan as it starts with their own home made baguettes in their Strathcona location which serves the same food but also sells... More 

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Thank rwongbc
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is such a cute and quaint little place to meet for lunch or pick up an order to go. The food choices are excellent and the visual presentation of the sandwiches is exceptional. The sandwich ingredients are fantastic and very unique. I would recommend this place to all. It is affordable, friendly staff, good location and a must try... More 

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Thank Cannibianbabe
Los Angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Finch's is actually more focused on coffee than on tea. More than anything, though, the sandwiches and salads are fantastic. The ingredients are really varied and fresh and there are tons of choices for people who don't want meat. Staff is really friendly and the restaurant itself is really cozy. Strongly recommend.

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Thank d0ndequiera
Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Been here several times during our Vancouver trips and it never disappoints! Fun, quirky ambiance (vintage, 60's decor). Large sandwiches creatively put together on baguettes. Very generous with avocados & brie; our favorite is Pear, blue brie, prosciutto & roasted walnut sandwich (no one makes this in Hawaii). Stylish sandwiches indeed.

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Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We saw the write up for Finch's on TripAdvisor and wanted to try. This lunch place did not disappoint. It has a great atmosphere and a unique menu. We had a blue brie, pear, prosciutto and walnut baguette and a cheese plate. The cheese plate came with baked brie, baguette, pear and grapes. Both meals were absolutely delicious. The bread... More 

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Thank Sarah B
Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

I came here twice in the last two weeks I loved it so much! I love french bread (baguettes) and I lovee brie. The first time I came I was with a few coworkers and we came at 12pm on a Friday, and just beat the line up and got a table. You go up and order and pay at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 353 W Pender St | V6B 1T3, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Gastown
  • Neighbourhood: Gastown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-899-4040

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Gastown
A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's history a more lively presence here than anywhere else. Having been originally founded around a popular worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of Vancouver's best micro-breweries, creative cocktail joints, and corner bars can be found in this area. Classical charm suffuses its many vintage boutiques and the brick-built structures that an army of creative professionals call home.
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