10 Best Brunch Buffet Spots In Vancouver, Canada - Updated 2022

brunch buffet in vancouver

Vancouver is a vibrant, ethnically diverse city on the west coast of British Columbia in Canada. The city is surrounded by mountainous scenery. Culture lovers enjoy Vancouver for its art, theater, and music scene, as well as the many museums and art galleries. Of particular note is the Vancouver Art Gallery, with exhibits of work by regional artists. A museum of particular interest is the Museum of Anthropology, which features artifacts and exhibits relating to the First Nations. A visit to Vancouver would not be complete without heading to Gastown. The streets are lined with Victorian buildings, housing souvenir shops, boutiques, and trendy restaurants and cafes. Granville Island is another great place to go for art, seafood eateries, and shopping. You will also find many stay options in this beautiful city, from hotels with outdoor pool to family-friendly Airbnb vacation rentals. Among the many restaurants throughout the city, for those who love a late breakfast or early lunch, browse below for the best brunch buffet spots in Vancouver, Canada.

1. YEW seafood + bar

Editor’s Note: Establishment is permanently closed.

YEW seafood + bar is nestled in the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver and focuses on seafood dishes. The restaurant also has a bar menu. Of particular interest is the weekend brunch buffet, which is served on Saturday and Sunday from 11:30am to 2:30pm. Enjoy delicious gluten-free pancakes, the restaurant’s signature Fisherman’s Box, featuring a mix of fresh seafood, or the Smoked Salmon Benny, served on an English muffin with dill hollandaise sauce. All dishes are made from local and seasonal ingredients and the restaurant offers a twist on the classic brunch menu served elsewhere.

YEW seafood + bar

Address: Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, 791 W Georgia St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Website: YEW seafood + bar

Opening hours: 7am - 10pm (daily)

2. Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Continuing on a seafood theme, Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar is renowned for its high-end seafood dishes, made from locally sourced fresh ingredients, for lunch and dinner, as well as artisanal cocktails. They also offer a satisfying breakfast and a tasty weekend brunch. Among the brunch delights are Chowder vol-au-vents, a seafood tower for four, Nutella-stuffed French toast, French omelets (pictured here), eggs Benedict and, of course, oyster dishes.

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

Address: 845 Burrard St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Website: Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

Opening hours: 6:30am - 1am (daily)

3. Notch8 Restaurant & Bar

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Notch8 is located in the lobby of the Fairmont Hotel in Vancouver. The restaurant is a mix of old-world charm and modernity, with a train-inspired decor theme. The bistro offers elevated Canadian cuisine. The menu offers breakfast, lunch, and a classic afternoon tea. However, Sunday brunch is one of the best experiences at Notch8, available between 1:30am and 2:30pm. Choose from sweet dishes, such as Blueberry Lemon Pancakes or Orange Brandy French Toast. Savory dishes include Honey Pepper Bacon, Classic Eggs Benedict, Notch8 Hash Brown Potatoes and delicious local seafood paella.

Notch8 Restaurant & Bar

Address: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, 900 W Georgia St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Website: Notch8 Restaurant & Bar

Opening hours: Mon – Thu: 6:30am – 12am, Sat: 7am – 1am, Sun: 7am – 12am

4. ARC Restaurant

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

ARC Restaurant has the motto “Life is complicated. Good food shouldn’t be.” The eatery serves handcrafted dishes in a casual and relaxed setting with beautiful West Coast views. The Chef’s Bench in the restaurant offers local, in-season items which change daily, while the bar offers local craft beers, excellent wines, cocktails and live music. While ARC serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, the restaurant is renowned for its brunch buffet, served on Saturday and Sunday between 11:30am and 2:30pm. Enjoy such delights as Breakfast Nachos, Wild Mushroom Roesti, Croissant Sandwich, Corn Crusted French Toast or Longshoreman’s Breakfast.

ARC Restaurant

Address: Hotel Fairmont Waterfront, 900 Canada Pl, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Website: ARC Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon – Fri: 6am - 10:30, 11:30am - 2:30pm, 5:30pm - 10pm; Sat - Sun: 6am - 11am, 11:30am - 2:30pm (brunch), 5:30pm - 10pm

5. Oceans 999

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Pan Pacific Vancouver on Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Located in the Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel, Ocean 999 features Pacific Northwest cuisine with views over the water and mountains. All dishes are prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients and an excellent choice of Italian dishes, fish and carvery items is available, as well as dim sum and savory carved roasts on the weekend. Market Brunch buffet is served on Sundays between 11:30am and 2:30pm. Enjoy delicious dishes, such as roasted feta cheese, avocado and lime potato salad, Asian and vegetarian dishes and vintage cheddar scrambled eggs.

Oceans 999

Address: Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver, 999 Canada Pl #300, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Website: Oceans 999

Opening hours: 6:30am - 2:30pm, 5:30pm - 9:30pm (daily)

6. Dockside

Beer tasting at the Dockside Restaurant & Brewing Company
Source: Photo by Flickr user traveljunction used under CC BY-SA 2.0

The Dockside Restaurant is located on the waterfront on Granville Island, overlooking the city and the mountains. There is a casual, but refined, dining room with views, as well as a patio for open-air dining. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served and on Sunday and holidays, guests can enjoy a brunch buffet from 10am to 3pm. The menu includes fresh bagels, omelets, eggs Benedict, cinnamon and honey buttermilk pancakes and many more delicious choices, like the full Granville Island Breakfast. Start your day right by brunching here before exploring the things to see and do in Vancouver.


Address: 1253 Johnston St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Website: Dockside

Opening hours: 7am - 10pm (daily)

7. H2 Rotisserie & Bar

H2 Rotisserie & Bar @ The Westin Bayshore Hotel, Vancouver
Source: Photo by Flickr user GoToVan used under CC BY 2.0

Located in the Westin Hotel in Vancouver, H2 Rotisserie & Bar is a casual eatery which serves Maple Hill Farms rotisserie chicken dishes. The restaurant offers beautiful views over the water and the North Shore Mountains. Dine inside or on the garden terrace. The bar offers 16 different ale taps and other delights. Sunday brunch is available from 12pm to 3pm, and includes various egg dishes made from free-range eggs, breakfast potatoes, sausage links and seasonal vegetables. Choose from a variety of French toast or buttermilk pancakes, or relax with a sushi platter. Everything is perfectly washed down with loose leaf tea and Starbucks coffee.

H2 Rotisserie & Bar

Address: Westin Hotel, 1601 Bayshore Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Website: H2 Rotisserie & Bar

Opening hours: 6:30am - 11pm (daily)

8. Top of Vancouver Revolving Restaurant

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Top of Vancouver is an upscale revolving restaurant, offering 360-degree views of the city, mountains and ocean. The cuisine is Continental and lunch and dinner are served daily. On Sundays between 11am and 3pm a brunch buffet is on offer which features a mix of delicious lunch and breakfast dishes, fresh seafood, salads and meats, as well as freshly baked croissants, French pastries, seasonal fruits. Coffee, tea or juice is included in the price. If you’re going to be exploring Vancouver alone, you can perfectly start your day with a great view while enjoying some tasty grubs here.

Top of Vancouver Revolving Restaurant

Address: Harbour Centre, 555 W Hastings St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Website: Top of Vancouver Revolving Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11:30am - 10pm, Fri: 11:30am - 11pm, Sat: 11:30am - 11pm, Sun: 11am - 10pm

9. Showcase Restaurant & Bar

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Showcase Restaurant & Bar is a popular casual dining restaurant in the heart of Downtown, nestled in the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown. The diverse flavors of the dishes reflect the variety of ethnicity in Vancouver. Enjoy West Coast cuisine at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Also appreciate the Sunday brunch buffet which consists of sweet and savory breakfast classics, prime rib from the carvery, cured meat and cheeses, roast Pacific salmon, seafood dishes and delicious desserts. Brunch is available from 9:30am to 2pm.

Showcase Restaurant & Bar

Address: 1122 W Hastings St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Website: Showcase Restaurant & Bar

Opening hours: 6:30am - 10pm (daily)

10. Stages Bistro & Lounge

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Stages Bistro & Lounge on Monday, March 2, 2020

Located in the Holiday Inn Vancouver-Centre, Stages Bistro & Lounge offers all-you-can-eat lunch or brunch buffet from Monday to Friday from 11am to 2pm. The menu changes each day, with Monday offering Asian dishes and German/Ukrainian cuisine on Tuesdays. Enjoy Greek food on Wednesday, barbeque on Thursday and a variety of seafood dishes on Friday. The restaurant also serves a three-course dinner. There are daily drinks specials on offer in the cozy lounge, including wines, martinis, beer and cocktails.

Stages Bistro & Lounge

Address: Holiday Inn Vancouver-Centre, 711 W Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Website: Stages Bistro & Lounge

Opening hours: 6:30am - 11pm (daily)

The best brunches in Vancouver

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There’s plenty of options when it comes to places to eat in Vancouver. However, after busy days exploring the city, or late nights experiencing the theater and club scene, you can still sleep in a little later in your vacation rental and head out to enjoy a meal at one of the best brunch buffet spots in Vancouver, Canada.

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Anne Sewell was born in England, but has spent most of her life in Africa - Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa - and now resides on the beautiful Costa del Sol in southern Spain. She loves writing...Read more

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