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“Lovely outdoor patio”

The Gallery Cafe @ the VAG
Ranked #247 of 3,751 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Breakfast
Neighbourhood: Downtown
Sun City West, Arizona
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1,008 reviews
504 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 357 helpful votes
“Lovely outdoor patio”
Reviewed 25 September 2013

If you're lucky to have decent weather, this is a super spot. You don't have to go in the art gallery to enjoy this cute, cafeteria-style cafe. Lots of variety, so you can have salads or main dishes for lunch or just a coffee or glass of wine. Amazing muffins. Nice tables all along the patio - you are above the fray of the city. Very peaceful and enjoyable.

  • Visited September 2013
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Salt Spring Island, Canada
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Excellent food and wine”
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Great food for an on site restaurant. We always have our lunch here when we attend the gallery. The menu is European, the food fresh and the cafe is urban and artsy. Love it....

Visited August 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
“Al Fresco in the Heart of the City”
Reviewed 11 August 2013

If the weather allows it the place to be here is in the delightful garden area. It's a bit like being in a tiny park elevated above the city square, with relaxing classical music in the background. It's cafeteria style service so you grab a tray and get in line, but what is offered is fresh, imaginative and appetising. There are several special dishes for the day, some scrumptious salads and tempting deserts, as well as a good choice of freshly made sandwiches. So we went back again a couple of days later!

  • Visited August 2013
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Edmonton, Canada
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1,214 reviews
705 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 517 helpful votes
“Something for Everyone for a Quick Lunch”
Reviewed 5 August 2013

This is a nice venue for a cafeteria style lunch. The varied menu includes vegetarian options, healthy choices, and above average dishes (panini, quiches, salads, soups, desserts). They play classical music and there is plenty of seating inside and on their cozy patio. There were nice orchid arrangements on the tables.

  • Visited August 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“A little oasis!”
Reviewed 2 August 2013

Although the service is cafeteria style, there's no plastic containers or cutlery. China, glasses and silverware gives this place a more elegant feel, even if you're just having a sandwich or snack. There are choices for the daily specials, and it's licensed, with a selection of local wine and beer. The patio is great. You can listen to the live music as the sounds carry up from the plaza below. The counter service and clean up staff are always courteous. Probably one of the best places to be downtown in the summer!

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Brad D
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