With more than 800 restaurants to choose from, Richmond’s kaleidoscopic dining scene serves-up countless options for hungry locals and visitors. And when it comes to brunch, the menu is even more inviting – so long as you know where to go. Read on for details of some of our favourites, then gather your friends and head on over.


2800 Sexsmith Road

One of the newer kids on Richmond’s brunch-based block, The Story Cafe has quickly become a favourite with in-the-know diners since opening in 2020. Located in an anonymous light industrial area but only a five minute walk from Canada Line’s Bridgeport Station, this welcoming venue has a friendly diner feel and a décor of exposed brick walls, polished concrete floors and framed retro album covers.

A soundtrack of toe – tapping tunes from Abba to Tom Jones kept things lively on our visit. But it was the extensive brunch menu – served daily from 9:00 am to 2:45pm – that stood out. Everything from chicken French toast to crab cake bennies and from steak and eggs to duck confit hash with chilli-fried eggs is available, which means choosing can be a real challenge.

We opted for the classic My Way, which comes with several options – we went for scrambled eggs, sausage, waffles and fruit. The hearty dish was satisfyingly delicious and even included two different types of sausage (the spicy chorizo was extra tasty). Keep in mind that this is a very popular spot and reserving ahead is recommended. Can’t make it for brunch? This is also a great dinner spot and there are regular live music nights to check out as well.

Still hungry? Here are five more enticing options for brunch in Richmond.

The My Way brunch at The Story Cafe Eatery & Bar | Photo : John Lee


10551 St. Edwards Drive

There’s a huge array of choices at this large restaurant attached to Richmond’s Accent Inns Vancouver Airport Hotel. The only BC branch of a popular Montreal chain, Eggspectation serves-up entire menu pages of omelette and eggs benny options – plus lots of waffle and pancake dishes for sweet-tooth diners (authentic Quebec maple syrup included). Need help deciding? Check out the array of Great Eggspectation’s signature dishes, ranging from chicken and waffles to towering pancake stacks. Our favourite? Breakfast Poutine – smoked bacon, smoked ham, sausage, and cheese curds covered with breakfast gravy.

One of the huge range of breakfast and brunch options at Eggspectation. | Photo: John Lee


3951 Moncton Street

The Sunday – only brunch at this Steveston Village charmer includes top-notch brioche French toast and lip-smacking eggs benedict. But it’s also the perfect pilgrimage spot for seafood fans: special brunch options include grilled salmon served with home fries; seafood hot pot stuffed with prawns, halibut, mussels, and more; and delicious Dungeness crab and shrimp-stuffed crepes that will have you swiftly returning to Steveston Seafood House for another helping.


4760 Inglis Drive

One of several brunch-friendly Richmond pubs, its hard to beat the sterling waterfront views here. Breakfast at the Flying Beaver Bar & Grill is served from 9:00am to 11:30am on weekdays but on weekends that stretches to a more leisurely – and decidedly brunchy – 1:00pm. Expect heaping plates of traditional favourites such as waffles, omelets, and the ever-popular bacon-sausage-and-eggs Biggie Breakfast. But for something a little different, consider their crab cake benny or short rib skillet options.

Brunch fish and chips at Brittania Brewing in Steveston | Photo: John Lee


5911 Alderbridge Way

The in-house restaurant at the Executive Hotel Vancouver Airport is a city centre favourite. Slide alongside a table in the casual, pub-style room and peruse a menu of elevated comfort classics and intriguing originals ranging from smoked meat benny to a Nashville hot chicken sandwich – plus a nicely-spiced jambalaya that’s brimming with prawns, chicken and deliciously smoky andouille sausage. Still hungry? Add a side of oysters or some barbecue-style hot wings, then make sure you head to nearby Minoru Park to work it all off with a long walk.


12240 Second Avenue

It’s hard to beat an alfresco brunch in sunny Steveston. And the patio at Britannia Brewing, just steps from Fisherman’s Wharf, is the perfect spot. Serving brunch until 1:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays, you’ll find perfectly prepared waffles, eggs benny, and smoked salmon options. There are also several vegetarian choices, including avocado toast and a hearty Power Bowl made with hummus, quinoa, pickled beets, and poached egg. But our favourite here is the beautifully battered brunch edition of their bestselling fish and chips. And if it’s not to early, it pairs perfectly with a glass or two of house-made Adrift Blonde Ale.

Last Updated on November 5, 2022 by Tourism Richmond