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Dutch Wooden Shoe Cafe

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Shaughnessy
Dutch, Cafe, European, Canadian
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3292 Cambie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 2W4, Canada
+1 604-874-0922
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly service, very pleasant/cosy restaurant. We had bacon and cheddar (could have been crispier but still delish), the fried banana one was great, the kids lived their wooden show shape pannekoek.

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Thank Dawn L
Edmonton, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The atmosphere is cozy and the food comforting and portions generous. It's a very old location and at first I was a bit skeptical when I saw the exterior but all was good when I saw the expansive menu. Anything and everything you could wish for. Dutch flavour. Service was excellent and food extremely tasty.

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Thank judi c
Seattle
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108 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The outside of this can be misleading and make some people cautious. When first walking in you are a bit overwhelmed by the abundance of decorations. You feel as though you are walking into a Time Capsule. After just a few minutes you are completely relaxed and enjoying all if the photos and collections. The service was great for our... More 

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Thank PeeDeeR
Canmore, Canada
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

delicious authentic dutch food well prepared, lots of fabulous choices for sweet or savory meals, great orange juice. Very busy spot full of locals = good place to eat!

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Thank mog2012
amsterdam
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116 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

On the search for breakfast we came across this place, not the best option but reasonable if you are hungry and like Holandiase sauce, many old pictures of strangers and old beer glasses on the wall ;)...

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Thank ANkiem
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This place has the old-school feel of Vancouver before everything start to get homogeneous and sterile. It's got the feel of a family restaurant with the quirks and personality of its Dutch founder. It has a multicultural feel, too, since the menu has items (centered on pancakes) that meld Vancouver's culinary multiculturalism with the history of Dutch colonialism. For instance,... More 

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Thank Dave S
Kingston, Canada
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

This somewhat quirky but great restaurant is an awesome place to eat for budget friendly folks or those who appreciate a tasty filling breakfast. Don't be fooled by the exterior, which looks a little home made and dated. The food here is so wonderful you won't care. I recommend the hash, and ask for authentic Hollandaise Sauce with it. Also,... More 

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Thank couplestravel
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

This is a quaint place to have yummy breakfast! You get to seat yourself when you come in. The service is friendly and attentive. Decor is casual and quiet, which is a great place to have conversations while enjoying your meal. Their menu is extensive and value priced. Their portions are huge, so come hungry. You may need take out.... More 

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Thank Kim T
Richmond, Canada
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81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our Dutch pancakes and nasi goreng fried rice for brunch. It was busy and packed with regulars. Good service from the waitress and fast. Will repeat. Very homey decor, lived it.

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Thank Alibudbud
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Great filling breakfast with interesting Dutch kitschy decor. Loved the authentic Dutch menu and fusion style breakfast choices. First Dutch restaurant even though it's mainly just breakfast it's worth trying. It's a diverse menu with even some curry and other unexpected variations on breakfast foods. Loooove the strong tasty coffee and wow, super fast meals. Very friendly staff and might... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$15 - US$21
Cuisine
Dutch, Cafe, European, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3292 Cambie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 2W4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Shaughnessy
  • Neighbourhood: Shaughnessy
  • Phone Number: +1 604-874-0922

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Shaughnessy
Residential neighbourhood to the ultra-wealthy, the gorgeous manor houses centred around The Crescent area are a fabled sight to behold. Shaughnessy is Vancouver's most verdant plotted neighbourhood, and its tree-lined streets, walking routes, bike trails, and charming public parks make for an ideal location to spend and afternoon communing with nature. Consequently, it is also the botanical centre of the city, featuring conservatories and an expansive Botanical Garden, taming and sculpting the wild into seasonal viewing areas and enchanting landscapes. Quiet, elegant Shaughnessy excels at providing the Three Gs: Gardens, Golfing, and Galleries.
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