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The Gallery Cafe @ the VAG

€€ - €€€Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
750 Hornby St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2H7, Canada
+1 604-688-2233
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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750 Hornby St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2H7, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cafeteria style Café has both inside and outside seating at the Vancouver Art Gallery. It was crowded the day we were there but luncheons included both warm and sandwich type options as well as a variety of beverages. Our lunch was served quickly on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is just okay in this buffet-style restaurant - the outside patio is the best part of the dining experience here. Dotted with potted plants, the tables are strategically placed with umbrellas to provide shade and privacy for patrons. There was a long line-up...More

Thank xena888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No one else was at the counter when I arrived, but it took quite a while to get service. I ordered the chicken/broccoli/cheddar quiche which was reheated in a microwave. The crust was soggy and the cheese was only partially melted. It came with a...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 11 September 2017

In Vancouver's current climate of over-priced restaurants, the roof-terraced Gallery cafe is a welcome respite from the bustle of the streets below, and a good space for a quiet and inexpensive lunch. particularly if you have just visited the Art Gallery below. This cafe especially...More

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Cafeteria style eating with a wide ranging menu and quick service. Great seating in an elevated garden. I had the shrimp and avocado croissant and a small green salad. Tasty and reasonably priced.

Thank krison2ur
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The outdoor patio at the Gallery Cafe is an inviting place to take in the surrounding city high rise views over Robson Square. Nothing special about the seating, although its nicely spaced out but again the the ambience and view makes this place special. The...More

Thank Ted M
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We chose this place to meet a friend. It was coffee time and that what I had. So I can not really comment on food, except the sandwiches looked OK. The waitress interrupted conversation at least 5 times. I am a grown boy. If I...More

Thank Tom-2009
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The food is good (cafe style), and the ambiance is wonderful. It is a real oasis in a busy downtown. We visited about 3 times in a two-week period and every time the food was delicious. The bread pudding with chunks of ginger was yummy....More

Thank sparr2014
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I recently met friends for drinks and dinner on the patio. The patio is truly lovely, a wonderful oasis. Given it was a nice summer day, I expected it to be crowded and was a little concerned we may not be able to get a...More

Thank KM2013_05
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I had not been here for a few years and returned this weekend for lunch. I forgot how fantastic the patio is in summer. The restaurant is on the second floor from the stairs on the south side of the art gallery on the Robson...More

Thank TheVancouverites
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 750 Hornby St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2H7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-688-2233
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