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Soup n' Sandwich Joint

clutterer Mar 27, 2010 06:27 PM

Sometimes the simplest thing is the hardest: anyone recommend a soup and sandwich place that one can go to for a casual lunch for those lazy days?

Here's a list of places that we frequent often when we're in that kind of mood. Each is fine, but we're quickly getting bored of them:

Eataly (the name is so unfortunate)
Coco and Olive
That soup place beside Blue Water

As you can probably tell, we'd prefer to stay in Vancouver and not trek all the way out to the 'burbs (see above re: lazy).


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  1. fmed RE: clutterer Mar 27, 2010 06:46 PM

    How about Sciue?

    Sciue Italian Bakery Caffe
    126 Davie St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2V4, CA

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      clutterer RE: fmed Mar 28, 2010 12:32 AM

      Sciue - ah, yes. I should've included that into the list too. We like it, but overexhausted it.

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      islandgirl RE: clutterer Mar 27, 2010 07:12 PM


      1. fmed RE: clutterer Mar 27, 2010 07:19 PM

        The Argo?

        Argo Cafe
        1836 Ontario St, Vancouver, BC V5T2W6, CA

        1. fmed RE: clutterer Mar 28, 2010 09:04 AM

          Swiss Bakery sells soup and sandwiches (namely their pretzel sandwiches). I haven't tried - though I've heard good things. I've only had their bread and pretzels.

          Swiss Bakery
          143 E 3rd Ave, Vancouver, BC V5T, CA

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            selena03 RE: clutterer Mar 28, 2010 01:17 PM

            Thomas Haas on W.Broadway-amazing panini''s but I don't remember if they had soup.

            1. sam gagnon RE: clutterer Mar 30, 2010 09:24 PM

              there is a little place on broadway called Kanata chowder house.. their white clam chowder is the best i have had in the city... and their sandwiches are yummy too. they also serve carrots and pickles plus usually some sort of dessert with their meals plus everyone who works there is super nice.

              1. fmed RE: clutterer Mar 31, 2010 07:44 AM

                attempting to add links...(again the CH database is incomplete....I can't add entries due to a bug)

                Coco ET Olive Fine Foods
                3476W Broadway W, Vancouver, BC V6R2B3, CA

                Finch's Tea & Coffee House
                353 W Pender St, Vancouver, BC V6B, CA

                Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
                900 Georgia St W, Vancouver, BC V6C2W6, CA

                1055 Mainland St, Vancouver, BC V6B5P9, CA

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                  curlygirl13 RE: fmed Apr 3, 2010 03:25 PM

                  i'd like to echo islandgirl's recommendation of Burgoo...good rustic comfort food with a cozy laid-back atmosphere.


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                    grayelf RE: curlygirl13 Apr 5, 2010 03:03 PM

                    Not a ton of tables but great grilled sarnies (anywhere that offers a potato sandwich is all right by me) and housemade soup at Mix the Bakery on 10th nearish UBC. I also like their bread very much (you get a random slice or two with the soup) but have been less impressed with the sweet offerings, FWIW.

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