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Babylon Cafe

1156 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2M9, Canada
+1 604-568-7010
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“shawarma” (24 reviews)
“wraps” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30 Hours
Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Halal
1156 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2M9, Canada
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

its just regular donair kebab. and its busy as their location. i had food there for few times and there is nothing special .

Thank siamakaghazeinali
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Need to get to this place at least a few times each year - and we come all the way in from Surrey. Their Shawarma is the absolute best!

Thank fes4422
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Outstanding shawarma - very close to what I enjoy in Qatar. Very reasonably priced with all fresh ingredients. A downtown treasure.

Thank Spirit2006
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Babylon Cafe is what a good neighborhood falafel stand would be if it were tucked in a storefront. Stripped down, but with great falafel, shawarmas and other Middle Eastern fare. What's special are the many accouterments they offer, including all sorts of what look like...More

Thank travelerfromMaine
Reviewed 25 June 2017

we went in after jazz festival and had two chicken shwarma plates. the chicken was good but the falafel, hummus rice and veggies were great. the chicken was a just a bit dried out. service is at the counter. the felafel is made fresh and...More

1  Thank Joel K
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We had lunch here on the second day of our visit to Vancouver. It was located, along with other ethnic restaurants, just around the corner from our hotel. Since neither my wife nor I had ever tried Iraqi food before, we gave it a try....More

Thank James C
Reviewed 19 May 2017

First time ever writing a review but this place deliberately ripped me off and I was completely shocked as this has never happened to me in Vancouver before. I ordered a 7.50$ wrap and a drink, gave them a 20$ bill and they hand me...More

Thank Jameswilliams19
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The Souvlaki was pretty tasty and the portion was enough for a starving person. The chicken was cooked enough; not under or over cooked. I liked the environment of the restaurant too. My wife's Felafel plate was also good and fresh. We will definitely go...More

Thank Baabak N
Reviewed 14 March 2017

we were hungry - only reason we tried to eat the wrap - meat was hard and dry - veggies soggy - taste was not good, we had tummy aches after it.

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I got the 7$ wrap and for some reason ended up paying 10$! Then the tip...it was way too pricey. It was a small tiny thing with no juicy anything going for it. I have had good wraps and this one was a loser. The...More

Thank Kathryn A
West End
A hodgepodge of landscapes, the West End combines
verdant gardens and blocky modern architecture, with
Victorian bits and Edwardian bobs in between. It is a
paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and
perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most
languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset
Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to
take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1156 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2M9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 604-568-7010
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