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Meat & Bread

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Neighbourhood:
Gastown
Fast food, Canadian, Soups
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British Columbia 370 Cambie St | Hastings, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2N3, Canada
604-566-9003
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Today
11:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 17:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to the Cambie location with friends on a weekday at lunch. We didn't have any expectations except that a good pork bun was on offer. It is not a large place but it seems a lot of people take their food out, so we were able to get a seat. There is a long community table and a... More 

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Thank Johann806
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First time here. Staff was very friendly. They recommended a couple of sandwiches that we split - the Porchetta - Incredible - never had a sandwich taste like it! And the meatball - very good - more familiar. Perfect spot. I heard it's less crowded on weekends.

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Thank Jason M
Calgary, Alberta
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We saw this place on a list of restaurants to try in Gas Town and we were not disappointed. My Fiancé and I walked by dozens of other restaurants and cafe's and decided that Meat & Bread would be our lunch stop. Their options are few, but each are absolutely amazing and done to perfection. We had the Porchetta sandwich... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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105 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped in during a 6 hour stroll through Gastown where we munched on a bunch of different things. This was easily the best. Word of warning: they only serve lunch, so they run out of food on busy days. Hit this place BEFORE 2 if you want to sample everything (and you do).

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Literally the best sandwiches. Small menu which was good. Shared the porcetta and the meatball sandwich and they were both SO good. Not cheap but worth it.

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Thank dupedawg
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy lunch spot but worth the line up. The crackling on the porchetta sandwich is heaven! Nice crusty bread. Communal style seating. A real treat for a quick bite!

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Thank BNT1963
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great concept. Limited menu and communal seating. Lined up but the line up moves quickly. Try the porchetta sandwich. Friendly service and easy on the pocket book.

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Thank Joe P
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The whole place has a bit of a Zen feeling to it, minimally decorated. Choice of approximately 4 sandwiches, some sides, soup. And I think this concepts works perfectly. Who needs more choice? While enjoying my panini bread I saw 3 times fresh bread rolling out off the oven. Can't get much fresher than this! We opted for the southern... More 

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1 Thank Ellen S
Chicago
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Porchetta Sandwich with Chimichurri. Moist pork, perfectly seasoned. and brightened with herbaceous and lemony chimichurri. Crackling pork skin topped and glistening on fresh ciabatta roll. And watching the deconstruction of the porchetta is part of the fun. You are going to make me book a return flight to Vancouver. Seriously, this is the best thing this serious foodie has eaten... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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192 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Stopped here for lunch with the family. Orders are placed at the counter, and then the food is served up quickly. We had the following: - Porchetta with Salsa Verde - their signature sandwich, with fresh, tender, juicy porchetta with nice crispy skin. Absolutely delicious. - Meatball - also a really great sandwich. A little spicy, but also fantastic. Bread... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Cuisine
Fast food, Canadian, Soups
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 17:00
Thursday
11:00 - 17:00
Friday
11:00 - 17:00
Saturday
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: British Columbia 370 Cambie St | Hastings, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2N3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Gastown
  • Neighbourhood: Gastown
  • Phone Number: 604-566-9003
Description
We make sandwiches that are high quality, of good value, and prepared with skill as well as heart. The essence of our food simple, fast, delicious is the foundation of Meat & Bread. Our first shop opened its doors in 2010 in the historic Gastown neighborhood of Vancouver, Canada, and, since then, we have opened another shop in Vancouver as well as in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighbourhood.

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Gastown
A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's history a more lively presence here than anywhere else. Having been originally founded around a popular worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of Vancouver's best micro-breweries, creative cocktail joints, and corner bars can be found in this area. Classical charm suffuses its many vintage boutiques and the brick-built structures that an army of creative professionals call home.
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