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Argo Cafe

1836 Ontario St, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 2W6, Canada
+1 604-876-3620
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good53%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (9 reviews)
“duck confit” (2 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
American, Cafe, Diner, Canadian
1836 Ontario St, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 2W6, Canada
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went out to lunch here yesterday, and we got a table no problem. It was my first time here but his second time. He got a tomato and black bean soup and I got a club sandwich with fries. Both items...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

This place is one of the oldest restaurants in Vancouver (started in the '40's. Has changed hands several times, but continues to be good food. Was on Diners/Drive Ins show on Food Network and the Duck Confit continues to be excellent and good value as...More

Thank LHOVancouver
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

This local dive has good comfort food. I had the grilled ling cod with an egg and a side of potatoes. My wife had the chicken and waffles. Both dishes were tasty and delicious. Service was good and helpful.

Thank Joel K
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

After noon , Saturday school is out, where to go for a bite ? Nearly four years went by without paying a visit to Linda and Denis at Argo Cafe, lets go... We made it on time before the late lunch rush, Linda is there...More

Thank Remi L
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped by the Argo Cafe based on customer reviews, and we had a mixed experience. We loved the vibe -- great old-time diner feel, seemed to be family-owned and operated, tremendous personality. The menu was eclectic -- definitely not diner fare -- and a...More

Thank Rhett B
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Had the opportunity to eat at the Argo for the first time today. It is a real diner atmosphere and the food delivers. Appearance is a bit quirky but the menu and the staff, along with the chef, deliver. If I lived in the area,...More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 13 December 2016

An old time diner with decent food. Prices were average, but portions were a bit anemic. We really enjoyed the gritty industrial neighbourhood Argo was located, as the cafe still retains a lot of its old school charm. The waitress and staff were very friendly...More

Thank DDWong
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Limited menu but decent selections. Basically a mixture of pasta, steak and burgers plus specials for the day. They do not have license for wine so maybe a problem for those who like to have something to match the food?

Thank Ianfung
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Currently working nearby and based on a review tried the Mexican poutine. Brilliant. Tasty and lots of it. Friendly and witty service as a diner should have. Clearly a going concern with a varied clientele. Will go back for more.

Thank John G
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Sought out a small neighbourhood cafe for a late and light dinner with a friend. Stumbled on the Argo Cafe and was so glad we did! We shared the Mexican poutine and grilled cheese sandwich. Grilled cheese was just so-so...nothing to write home about. But...More

Thank Melozia
Southeast False Creek
Developed alongside the Vancouver Olympic Village for
the 2010 Winter Games, a past fraught with hardship
has recently been overcome, and builders are changing
the landscape on the ground of Southeast False Creek
at a rapid pace. With waterfront dining, ultra-modern
facilities, sports stadiums, and a load of greenery,
parks, and rest spots built into the ever-changing
infrastructure, it's a fast-paced and mutable spot to
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1836 Ontario St, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 2W6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Southeast False Creek
  • Neighbourhood: Southeast False Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 604-876-3620
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