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.

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House of Operation: Open 7 days a week from 11:30am
Dining Entree Average Cost: $28 - $33
Private room available: Yes - up to 40 persons capacity

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

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  • Special Notes: All Guest get to enjoy this appetizer for Brunch and Lunch BREAD & BUTTER Selection of bread or baked goods from our Pastry Chef Noel


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

Appetizer 1

  • Appetizer 1: DAILY SOUP Chef’s daily selection

Appetizer 2

  • Appetizer 2: CRISPY CAULIFLOWER & BRUSSELS SPROUTS Roasted sesame & pistachios, smoked carrot purée, tahini dressing

Appetizer 3

  • Appetizer 3: BURRATA CAPRESE +6 Burrata, heirloom & Roma tomato, basil, Salsa Verde, white balsamic glaze, sundried tomato pesto, Himalayan pink salt or BISON CARPACCIO +6 Albertan Bison, pink peppercorn crust, shaved parmesan, truffle aioli, greens, EVOO, crispy capers or JUMBO PRAWN COCKTAIL +6 Paprika poached tiger prawns, avocado mash, organic greens, house-made thousand island dressing (Certified Ocean wise)

Entree 1

  • Entree 1: SMOKED SALMON BENNY BC smoked salmon, avocado mash, house-made focaccia, 2 eggs, crispy lemon herb p

Entree 2

  • Entree 2: CHERRY AMARETTO BUTTERMILK WAFFLES Classic Belgium waffles, roasted cherry Amaretto syrup, apple wood double smoked bacons, vanilla whipped cream

Entree 3

  • Entree 3: MORNING CARBONARA free run poached egg, guanciale, egg yolks, parmesan, scallions or PRIME RIB HASH +12 Shaved prime rib, 2 fried eggs, crispy lemon herb potatoes, bell peppers, radicchio, asiago, green onion, tomato sauce or SPAGHETTI ALLE VONGOLE +12 1lbs manila clams, garlic, shallots, chili flakes, white wine, heirloom tomato, fresh herbs (Certified Ocean wise)

Dessert 1

  • Dessert 1: Choice of FRESH FRUIT SORBET Candied walnut, seasonal berries, raspberry coulis

Dessert 2

  • Dessert 2: TIRAMISU Mascarpone Marsala liquor sabayon, ladyfinger sponge, French press coffee Soak


  • 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 Opened: 1988

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