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Urban Fare

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1133 Alberni Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4T9, Canada
+1 604-648-2053
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06:00 - 23:00
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Toronto, Canada
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82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Cafeteria... wide selection. Appetizing.Food tasty and servers pleasant. Well-priced meals But seating area can be crowded and a bit messy. No charm

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Thank Marshall W
Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

At here few times over my 2 day trip to Vancouver (ate at 2 different locations). Both places had the similar selections and quality was great, food tasted amazing. Nothing bad to say at all.

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Thank Ray5502
Adelaide, Australia
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm assuming the chef had a bad day today as the reviews contradict our experience today. We had visited Urban Fare on Bute St several days ago which was awesome, but our breakfast experience at this Urban Fare was a real disappointment. Cold, dry french toast, watery deformed poached egg, no brie with the pancakes as promised on the menu.... More 

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Thank MichTK
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93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located within a specitaly supermarket, we were delighted to find the bistro/deli style restaurant. We enjoyed both a burger, which was delicious and large, and the ribs with vegetable sides. Yum scrum. Only downfall was that I thought it was a little pricey for an in supermarket "food court" style, with drinks it was $38 Canadian Dollars for the two... More 

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Thank Joelthemoran
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, homemade food and very reasonable prices. We chose this place for breakfast and our evening meal during our 3 day stay in Vancouver. I plan to go back to Vancouver in the future and I'll definitely be visiting this lovely place again for the food and grocery section!

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Thank Emma R
Seattle, Washington
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Went to buy groceries and was surprised by the wonderful buffet meal and also the other cafe style food.

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Thank _taraleno530
Victoria, Canada
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I went to the grocery section to pick up some gourmet cheeses and deli meat. The selection was impressive. The prices were to be expected given the nature of the food. All the staff we super friendly and helpful.

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Thank Ron J
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Good food at affordable price. The staff is friendly and good environment. Great place to shop and eat

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Thank Andrewt0720
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Favorite place for dinner, snack, breakfast and more. Dark chocolate bars, Asian fare, hot and salad bar. Lots of fresh fruit, salad choices, flowers. Friendly staff and open late for a quick visit to stock the fridge.

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Thank Shari S
Charleston, United States
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great place for a quick and casual meal. I had the chicken pot pie, it was delicious. It's in a supermarket/grocery store, so there are plenty of options, including sushi, pizza, salad bar, and hot meals.

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Thank Paula R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 23:00
Monday
06:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 23:00
Thursday
06:00 - 23:00
Friday
06:00 - 23:00
Saturday
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1133 Alberni Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4T9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-648-2053

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

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Downtown
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 popular public meeting spot, with a massive public library and convention center attracting a bevy of visitors both local and not, as well as a hotspot for the arts, being home to some of Vancouver's most cutting-edge galleries. With behemoth architecture and a professional air, Downtown means business.
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