Water St. Cafe

  • 300 Water St
  • Vancouver, BC V6B 1B6
  • Phone: 604.689.2832
COVID-19 Reopen Date Effective: TBD
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.

Breakfast Brunch Lunch Dinner Late Night Menu
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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

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  • Distance from Convention Centre (Blocks): 2

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  • Operating Status::
    • OPEN

Appetizer 1

  • Appetizer 1: Maple Butternut Squash Soup roasted butternut squash bisque, canadian maple syrup, fresh basil

Appetizer 2

  • Appetizer 2: Fresh fruit and mint salad chilled blueberries, strawberries, orange, pineapple and cantaloupe tossed with fresh mint

Appetizer 3

  • Appetizer 3: Avocado toast grilled sourdough, avocado and red bell pepper mash, baby heirloom tomatoes, white balsamic reduction, fresh basil OR Burrata Caprese +$5 burrata, baby heirloom and roma tomato, basil, salsa verde, white balsamic glaze, sundried tomato pesto, himalayan pink salt OR Salmon Tartar + $5 smoked and raw BC salmon, cucumber, dill, sesame, avocado, ponzu reduction

Dessert 1

  • Dessert 1: Lemon tart lemon curd, graham cracker crust, apricot glaze, raspberry coulis, fresh fruit

Dessert 2

  • Dessert 2: Tiramisu classic italian dessert, chocolate, cream, marsala, kahlua, savoiardi

Dessert 3

  • Dessert 3: Fresh fruit sorbet seasonal berry flavours

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Entree 1

  • Entree 1: Breakfast Poutine crispy house made gnocchi, italian sausage and mushroom gravy, cheese curds, green onion and sunny side egg

Entree 2

  • Entree 2: French omelette free range eggs, parmesan, asiago, crispy potatoes, herbs, mixed greens

Entree 3

  • Entree 3: Morning Carbonara Spaghetti, guanciale, egg yolk, parmesan, topped with a fried egg OR Tiramisu french toast +$5 infused brioche, marsala, coffee, whipped cream, kahlua chocolate sauce, milo chocolate crumble OR Crab cake benny panko crusted crab and shrimp cakes, free range poached eggs, house made hollandaise, fresh tomato, mixed greens


  • Special Notes: Enjoy our Brunch menu 7 days a week from 11am to 3pm!


  • Cuisine Type: Italian
  • Gluten-Free Options Available:
  • Breakfast/Brunch Menu: $25 - $34
  • Neighborhood: Gastown
  • Reservation Status: Accepting Reservations
  • Vegetarian Options Available:


  • Buy Out:
  • Happy Hour:
    • Daily
  • Largest Private Room Capacity: 45
  • Less than 10 min walk from Convention Centre:
  • Live Entertainment:
  • 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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  • Group Rates:
  • Maximum Group Size: 160
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  • Seasons Of Operation:
    • All
  • Year Opened: 1988

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