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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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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (42 reviews)
“quiche” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (20 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
750 Hornby St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2H7, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

The cafe has an outdoor seating area, and an inside area. I took my coffee and cake and sat outside. It was wonderful to sit in the sunshine, with classical music playing in the background and people quietly chatting and enjoying themselves at nearby tables....More

Thank 22Senior_travels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place reminded me of the Met and the restaurants there ... it’s really good quality food with champagne by the glass and home style apple pies, and great sandwiches and pastas!! It’s a great place to spend the afternoon. I had the spinach &...More

Thank Gailani I
Reviewed 16 April 2018

As often as I have visited the Vancouver Art Gallery, I had never eaten in the Café. What a wonderful surprise! Started in 1994, the Café serves local and whenever possible organic sandwiches, quiches, soups, salads and desserts. If you so desire, there is also...More

Thank linwesthar
Reviewed 22 March 2018

It has been a few years since I last visited here and it did not disappoint. Good menu options with alcohol options too. As it is a casual environment, it's family friendly. It is cafeteria style service but the food quality is downtown quality. It...More

Thank Mtanaka
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

This cafe is worth seeking out if you are in the city center. It is located upstairs off the lobby of the Vancouver Art Gallery. The steps up are inviting, the buffet/order line efficient and the food very good. There are opportunities to dine inside...More

Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed 20 January 2018

The cafe serves an enjoyable variety of food. Vegetarian and vegan options are well- chosen and well-prepared. When weather permits, outside seating is comfortable and a welcome relief from the crowded interior. Reasonable prices, lovely presentation.

Thank VJ R
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We were pleasantly surprised when we took a break from looking at the exhibits in the VAG and went for lunch at the Gallery Café. Although they could have really soaked us because the café is right on the site of the VAG, prices were...More

Thank CoolCouple99
Reviewed 24 September 2017

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 17 September 2017

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 16 September 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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