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Urban Fare

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1133 Alberni St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4T9, Canada
+1 604-648-2053
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06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
3 restaurant reviews
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
Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

First time eating here with my fiance and two friends at dinner time. loved the ambiance and lights but second only to the food. nothing fancy really but man, you won't realize you've eaten so much. Parking was a bit challenging but then again, it's downtown Vancouver so do not expect much. Highly recommend this place as a dine-out venue... More 

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Thank Maugno
Portland, Oregon
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stayed at the Fairmont Waterfront and didn't rent a car. Before leaving Canada, we wanted to buy maple syrup for gifts. We left the store with >100 CDN $ of maple syrup, maple butter (yumm) and candy made in BC. Great store and walking distance! Skip the tourist shops and go where the locals shop!!

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Thank Laura H
Ingelheim, Germany
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this supermarket style restaurant twice and found the food to be cheap good quality homely food. Since we were in a budget this suited us. It was also licensed so we could enjoy a glass of wine with our meal. The attached supermarket sold good quality food.

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Thank PalmerAnnett
Dallas, Texas
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119 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This place offers breakfasts and lunches at very affordable prices. Fresh cooked food. It also offers a market with healthy selections. Eat in or carry out. We preferred to eat it in, but local people may take out, if they live or work nearby. You order from the menu, pay and someone will bring it to your table. Smiley faces,... More 

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Thank FranCarrollton
Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Stumbled across this restaurant grocery store hybrid on my way back to the Westin Bayshore. Was craving ribs and wow was I impressed with the food. Just scrumptious ribs, chicken and mashed potatoes with veggies for a very reasonable price. Had take away and ate while watching the sunset over the harbour walk. Wonderful meal. Best of the trip.

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Thank turntotrip
Creemore, Canada
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Whenever I travel on business and stay in downtown Vancouver, I always make a trip to this Urban Fare location on Alberni. Not only is it a great place to pick up soft drinks, water, snacks, and other grocery items, you can also pick from daily specials for eat in or take out. Their chicken pot pie and rotisserie chicken... More 

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Thank Elaine C
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148 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Had breakfast here while staying at the Loden recently. Offers various breakfast items. Somewhat pricey for what you get. Otherwise okay if you are looking for a simple and quick breakfast.

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Thank TeddyBTraveller

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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 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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  • 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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