My favourite cafe in Vancouver

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Full Vegetarian Baguette; sub egg for avocado

I just came back from a week in Vancouver, and living in Gastown, we made it our mission to get our daily caffeine kick from a new place every morning.

Finch’s was not originally on my shortlist of cafes I made before we came, but we passed by it one morning and thought it was adorable – so we made a mental note to come back another morning.

Finch’s Tea & Coffee House
Location: 353 W Pender St
Vancouver, BC
V6B 1T1
Hours: Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
Saturday: 11am to 4pm
Sunday: Closed
Price: $
Atmosphere: Quaint cafe
Service: Friendly

When we entered, we noticed the interior was adorably decorated. The lady at the counter was wrapping up a sandwich to-go, and simply grabbed some straw from a nearby decoration.

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We ordered the 2-piece Avocado Toast ($8) to share, and I ordered a London Fog.

When the food came, we knew it was not enough – shortly after finishing, we both decided to get our own baguettes.

The Pear Baguette ($11) intrigued me with its description; filled with pear, prosciutto, blue brie, roasted walnuts, extra virgin olive oil & balsamic vinegar.

It was the perfect sweet and savoury combo; the salty prosciutto matched well with the ripe pears, and the blue brie added creaminess to every bite. As for the baguette – there is just no beating freshly made bread.

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Avocado toast

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We loved Finch’s so much that we decided to come back for our last meal before hopping back on the train. We got there an hour before closing and I ordered the Full Vegetarian Baguette ($9), which had half an avocado, cucumber, tomato, red leaf lettuce, red onion, cheddar & dijon mayo on whole grain toast. Unfortunately, they were out of avocados, so she offered to sub either egg or walnuts.

The second baguette was also delicious, and I really wish I could try more of their creations. I’ll definitely be back the next time I’m in Vancouver.

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Pear Baguette

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