As a resident of downtown Vancouver, it’s great that we don’t have to venture too far when it comes to finding a spot for weekend brunch in Vancouver. Whether you live in the Downtown Vancouver core, the scenic West End, stylish Yaletown, the up-and-coming Chinatown or historical Gastown, here are five downtown Vancouver restaurants serving weekend brunch that Modern Mix Vancouver recently visited in each of these neighbourhoods.
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Boulevard Kitchen + Oyster Bar in Downtown Vancouver
Since opening its doors at the iconic Sutton Place Hotel a year ago, Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar has quickly carved out a reputation as one of Vancouver’s must-try new restaurants thanks in large part to the celebrated cuisine of Executive Chef Alex Chen.Boulevard Kitchen + Oyster Bar in Downtown Vancouver
West End: Beach Bay Cafe
Located on Denman Street near Davie, Beach Bay Cafe and Patio is situated right on the edge of the picturesque English Bay Beach. Replacing the former Raincity Grill restaurant, Beach Bay Cafe and Patio recently started offering Sunday brunch, and are encouraging guests to satisfy their appetites with a variety of West Coast-inspired delights.West End: Beach Bay Cafe
Yaletown: Provence Marinaside
Located by the Marinaside cul-de-sac in Yaletown (in the same area as Urban Fare), Provence Marinaside has been a neighbourhood staple for over a decade, serving a seafood-centric menu inspired by the culture and countryside of Southern France.
Best known for its French-inspired fine dining for dinner, L’Abattoir in Gastown also started offering weekend brunch at the beginning of the year with a menu mixing comforting staples with hearty entrees.Gastown: L'Abattoir
Chinatown: The Union
Operated by the same owners as The Cascade Room, Charlie’s Little Italian and El Camino’s (all further up Main Street), The Union in Chinatown offers an Asian-fusion brunch menu with offerings including a Breakfast Bahn Mi (Vietnam), Bangalore Hash (India) and Pandesal French Toast (Philippines).Chinatown: The Union