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Urban Fare

1133 Alberni St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4T9, Canada
+1 604-648-2053
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
“prime rib” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1133 Alberni St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4T9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sadly just experienced the worst breakfast I think I've had anywhere in the world. Laughingly described as corned beef hash it was a few cubes of meat with way too many cubed potatoes and toast! I asked the server for French toast instead of whole...More

Thank doug5123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Urban Fare is a budget buffett pick your food and they weigh it take away or eat in.Very impressed they have a salad bar and various meats see what they charge for weight and you pay for what you have.On one counter they have pies...More

Thank 188June
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just go here to do groceries. They have some ready made food, but it was not very fresh and it was in cold cases for you to microwave in your room. I would advise using this as a grocery store and not as a place...More

Thank Ana V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived early evening - checked into hotel and unpacked luggage - felt slightly peckish- so on the recommendation of our taxi driver popped down to this place!!!! Lovely fresh food as well as groceries you can buy- definitely a good place - during our...More

Thank Hazel S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

American Whole Foods fans visiting Vancouver will feel at home in Urban Fare. The grocery section is well stocked with groceries and packaged foods (fruit bowls, salads, etc) and bottled drinks. Upstairs, you'll find a full-service hot case which featured prime rib the day I...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I strolled in because I stayed nearby and ended up eating and shopping here. The pizza is really good. Salad bar is excellent. Sushi and the hot foods are also really good. Seems popular - crowded. It's high end like Bristol Farm, Whole Foods. Super...More

Thank jy213
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Recognizing that this is a small market, we still thought we could pick up a few basic items for breakfast and dinner in our vacation rental. The selection here is very limited and not very appealing, despite being somewhat overpriced. We will go elsewhere.

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 2 July 2017

.ok.. but.. the Hot Food Buffet.. you pick and select the items you want. the cost is calculated .. /grams .. I had some breakfast items recently,.. some scrambled eggs, hash browns, turkey sausages, pork sausages and ham. It was ok.. the turkey sausages had...More

Thank aloha_2005
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We visited twice during a stay in Vancouver at the end of May 2017. Excellent grocery store with very nice and helpful staff.

Thank Sheehan2015
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

For a tourist on the run they do an excellent breakfast. I had a freshly cooked omlette that was tasty and the service was fast. Back for breakfast tomorrow.

Thank Susan C
Vancouver's business district, the Downtown area is
bustling with smartly-dressed folks balancing their
lattes and briefcases to and from work. The area's
plethora of contemporary commercial, residential, and
corporate spaces has bred a landscape of nouveau
restaurants, chain cafes, and upmarket shopping
options. However, located right on the waterfront of
Vancouver's energetic Harbour, Downtown is a also
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Clara R
12 September 2017|
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Response from 188June | Reviewed this property |
This is not a restaurant more of a quick reasonable meal. We were in Vancouver for a few days and found it an easy option at the end of our sightseeing day just to pop in and help ourselves to the Buffett pop in and have a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1133 Alberni St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4T9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-648-2053
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