Water St. Cafe

  • 300 Water St
  • Vancouver, BC V6B 1B6
  • Phone: 604.689.2832

The Water St.Café established in 1988 is a Gastown cornerstone overlooking cobbled streets and the world famous steam clock. The high ceilings and large windows make for a bright and casual atmosphere. Our summer sidewalk patio is ideal for people watching and enjoying the true flavor of Gastown.

After all these years in business, we still aspire to continue our commitment to you, and your guests.
We will use only the freshest of ingredients in preparing all of our menu items in house, from our daily baked fresh breads to our exquisite desserts. The superb menu features the freshest of seafood's, creative pastas and daily specials all prepared with imagination and flair.

The Water St. Café is what every small restaurant should be, a commitment to quality, value, and service. This has kept customers coming back again and again since 1988.

Dine Out - Breakfast/Brunch Menu
Dining & Nightlife
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  • Distance from Convention Centre (Blocks): 2

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  • Special Notes: The Iconic Water St. Cafe serves Brunch 7 days a week Monday to Friday 11am to 3pm and Saturday and Sundays 10am to 3pm. We look forward to hosting you!


  • Breakfast/Brunch Menu Price Range: $20-$35
  • Price for this Menu: 29
  • Cuisine Type: Italian
  • Neighborhood: Gastown
  • Reservation Status: Reservations Accepted
  • Vegetarian Options Available:
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Appetizer 1

  • Appetizer 1: Daily Soup chef’s daily creation

Appetizer 2

  • Appetizer 2: Italian Harvest Salad romaine lettuce, radicchio, roasted red & gold beets, roasted butternut squash, chickpeas, sliced honey crisp apples, candied pecans, maple vinaigrette

Entree 1

  • Entree 1: Dulce de Leche Waffles belgian waffle, seasonal fruit & berries, dulce de leche, whipped cream, maple syrup

Entree 2

  • Entree 2: Fritatta parmesan, arugula, fresh herbs, italian crispy potatoes

Entree 3

  • Entree 3: Rigatoni alla Norma tender eggplant, roasted eggplant & bell peppers, herbed tomato sauce, ricotta salata, cheese Lobster Rigatoni +$26 white wine butter lobster tail, tender eggplant, roasted eggplant & bell peppers, herbed tomato sauce, ricotta salata, cheese Chicken & Waffles +$10 free-range chicken tenders, cheesy béchamel, brioche waffles, maple syrup, fresh coleslaw, maple vinaigrette

Dessert 1

  • Dessert 1: Seasonal Crème Brûlée please ask your server for today’s selection

Dessert 2

  • Dessert 2: Fresh Fruit Sorbetto seasonal flavours, raspberry coulis, candied walnuts, fruit


  • Buy Out:
  • Happy Hour:
    • Daily
  • Largest Private Room Capacity: 45
  • Less than 10 min walk from Convention Centre:
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  • Max Capacity Banquet: 160
  • Max Capacity Reception: 160
  • Meal Type:
    • Brunch
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Patio:
  • Total Number of Private Rooms: 2
  • Total Restaurant/Nightclub Capacity: 160


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  • Maximum Group Size: 160
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  • Seasons Of Operation:
    • All
  • Year Last Renovated: 2022
  • Year Opened: 1988

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