Cafes and Restaurants near DrupalCamp Vancouver

A biased list of reasonably close places, please leave a comment with your feedback and we'll update the list. Of course Vancouver has many, many more that are further afoot!

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  1. Take 5 Cafe (429 Granville, Hastings and Granville)
  2. Blenz on Hastings - probably the closest but the coffee ain't my cup of tea
  3. Waves - not so great coffee but good free wifi from what i hear
  4. Caffe Artigiano- a short walk West on Hastings (740 West Hastings, supposedly best coffee in the city!
  5. Starbucks across the street from Wosk on Seymour



  1. Medina Cafe, 556 Beatty Street - excellent Belgian waffles and coffee
  2. Brioche (nutella with a baguette! French pastry chef! Siciilan savory chef!)
  3. So.cial, 332 Water Street (breakfast starts at 7a.m.)
  4. New Town Bakery, 158 East Pender (congee for breakfast! lots of other yummy food if you don't like congee)
  5. The Boss (best grilled cheese sandwich in Vancouver)
  6. Harbour Centre Food Court (in basement of Harbour Centre across the street from Wosk) - Taco del Mar open for breakfast (not my fav but some like it), coffee shop is open as well
  7. Starbucks - Across the Street from Wosk Centre on the Seymour Street Side



  1. The Boss (pepper beef noodles, ox tongue, congee)
  2. New Town Bakery (special menu B (vermicelli with pork and bok choy) and C (chicken chowmein) - is what Richard and I order plus "dong lai chai" aka Hong Kong milk tea with ice) - In a hurry? Get a steamed pork or chicken bun to go (I like the spicy pork ones the best)
  3. Harbour Centre
    1. Bali Thai - Cheap and cheerful Indonesian, photo
    2. Curry Express (next door to Bali Thai) - yummy curries

Non Asian

  1. So.cial, 332 Water Street - excellent sandwiches, get there early, buy 2 and split it (it's cheaper)
  2. Brioche (spaghetti salsicce and any of their soups, it's all good)
  3. Jules Bistro, 216 Abbott (steak frites with peppercorn sauce! not cheap but delicious)
  4. Harbour Centre
  5. $1 pizza slice on Seymour at Pender just South of the Wosk Centre for cheap and cheerful fast food pizza


All of the above, also

  1. Phnom Penh
  2. Guu in Gastown (Japanese pub style food)
  3. Chambar, 562 Beatty - Belgian and Moroccan delicious food!


Don't forget

For people in a hurry, there's a food court in the basement of the SFU Harbour Centre. And for people who are cheap and in a hurry, there are the 2 pizza places on Seymour and Pender ($1 or so a slice).

great updated the page

what are the names of the pizza places?