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“Not actually a "cafe"!”

Sophie's Cosmic Cafe
Ranked #208 of 3,845 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Kitsilano
Reviewed 4 November 2013 via mobile

My wife, understanding the definition of the word "cafe", something the owners of this place clearly do not, popped in and asked for a coffee. She was rebuked for not ordering food, in a nasty, passive-aggressive fashion so prevalent in Vancouver, by a rude waitress who informed her that the mislabeled "cafe" was in fact a "diner", and she felt bullied into ordering food she didn't want.
When she left, she was upset and tearful about the experience. Avoid.

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Reviewed 25 October 2013

i gone with my french family during her travel . it is a very nice place for the brunch. the dish was very big and the pancake was perfect . Enjoy in this fabulous place. The decoration was very nice .it is not very expensive Thank

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Reviewed 22 October 2013

A city institution, Sophie's packs 'em in on the weekends. The inside of the restaurant is an explosion of eclectic decor, from old photos to Pee-Wee Herman dolls. The meals are massive, which makes this place great for families (and yes, it gets loud) or for starving students. Definitely a fun place to hit for the weekend.

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Thank CharterOneTwo
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Reviewed 29 August 2013

we needed a big, funky breakfast and we got it at Sophie's. Huge portions, lots of delicious calories, and the coffee was flowing. Fab service. Next time we are in Vancouver we will return.

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Thank Colleen S
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Reviewed 25 August 2013

Sophie's Cosmic Café has been around for years, and we decided to take our children on a recent trip to Vancouver. It is still very popular and there is often a short wait. The breakfasts are large .. eggs rancheros, eggs benny and GF options were popular with the family. Service was ok, not great. Cost was slightly above average. Parking was a pain.

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Thank LondonFamily88
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