The Story Cafe - Eatery & Bar

4.5
102 reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
American
Welcome to The Story Cafe - Eatery & Bar!
The History of The Story Cafe…

It’s all from a thought “There is a story in everything” by the owner. He loves music, coffee, brunch, drinks, antiques, vintage records, cameras, phones and more. So in 2018, he had an idea of combining all the elements into a restaurant. We converted a 30 years old warehouse into a new concept restaurant. After two years for all the design, inspections and constructions and finally The Story Cafe came to life and soft opened in March 2020.

We believe that nothing is useless, in fact almost everything in the restaurant has it’s age and we bought them off from their previous owner in lower mainland and want to give them a new life in our restaurant. When you walk into our restaurant, you may think you are in different centuries that would remind you your old memories

At the same time, we are changing the history everyday and creating our own story. We are inviting you to join and be a part of our story.

Experiences

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Offers

Happy hour special - discount on food and alcohol

Starting Nov 23, 2020 · Sun - Sat 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Happy hour 3-5pm, Everyday. Discount on food and alcohol We have fresh oysters, big list of appetizers, wine selections and beer on taps.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 102 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.5
Food
4.4
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.2
Value
Noise · Moderate
93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience5

The aesthetic of each plate is very nice, the side dishes are well seasoned. I love the clam chowder, truffle fries and the potatoes. However, for the main dish, the fried chicken Benny tasted a lot more dull. The flavour didn’t pop out for that dish.

The waiter experience was mediocre, there was a guy that rushed our brunch experience even though we were only an hour in. And was not attentive to the tables.

The decor and atmosphere was very well done, I could imagine how it would thrive with the bands before COVID.

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vippanmic
Vancouver
73 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3Food5Service5Ambience2

Food is good
Wine is nice
Service awesome
VERY COLD, bring a jacket, looks like there’s no heater available.

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Globetrotters
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

What else can we say...the quality of food is EXCELLENT. Thank you Jolan for your special attention. We will come back as long as this restaurant keeps the great cook(s). Thank you !

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Meeko
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A wonderful little secret gem nestled away from the hustle. Perfect for date night, family night or an evening with a friend. The food was amazing. The service was excellent.

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JenniferB
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We went for brunch, best Benny's I've had, delicious!!
Latte was just right and the service was friendly and fast.
Definitely on my list to go again.

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MiaW
Ottawa
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Really enjoyed the live music! Tables were well separated and screened. Nice food, good portions, a bit expensive. Nice ambiance and decor. Highly recommended!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything was delicious! Good portions for dinner. :)

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service and delicious food

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Helen
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

All the servers are very nice very accommodating, for sure going to refer friends and relatives, I myself been there for a couples of tines, very interested to go and listen to live music in the near future!

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vipKellyL
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

fabulous fabulous music!!!!

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CiCiYim8
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food price can be lower as the area is more of a warehouse area.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best cheesecake in town!

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Martinchan77
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best food and service in Richmond, mussels is the must try dish

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ntam
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience2

our reservation was at 11:45 am. we waited for 20 minutes before the server came to take our order. It took another 15 minutes before our food arrived. at 1:15 pm we were asked to leave because the next seating arrived. I understand the need to turn the table but the service was so slow and bad and late, we didn't even finish our coffee and have to vacate the table.

Sad.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience4

Service & ambiance are great. Food needs a bit more seasoning.

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nkl25
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience4

Make a reservation! Usually busy on weekend with long wait.
Food was good, but service was okay. There were two servers - one of them was very friendly and quick to serve. The other was not helpful at all.
The menu is not vegetarian or vegan friendly. Very few options and server wasn't able to suggest or offer any alternatives. I hope they expand their menu to be more vegetarian and vegan friendly soon.

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ReyT
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

It is a must to visit if and when in Richmond. Close to the airport by train. Taste of food superb.

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luv2dine
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Date night with hubby.

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CiCiYim8
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and ambience but the price of the food is a bit expensive for the location in warehouse area. Almost similar to the price of a French restaurant in downtown. $65 lunch for two people.

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vipAlimama
Vancouver
10 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Interesting restaurant at a hidden location. Nice decor.

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PattyH
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

So delicious. Will back again. The signature risotto and pesto prawn pizza are my favourite.

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KrisW
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great little spot in Richmond. Great food and great service. Hope to catch a live performance one of these days!

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RBChg
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience4

For the price of the food, definitely not worth it.

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AlvinY
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

nice place to date, the foods are delicate and delicious.

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vipKazz
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience4

Been here a few times now and every dish is delicious. Great new gem in Richmond!

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Margaretd
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Great food and service. Definitely need to reserve as it fills up fast.

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DavidN
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Food was great. Pochachos appy were a hit. Duck breast was cooked perfectly. Wish we'd have checked whether jazz Wednesday was still a thing during COVID times. We left just as the trio was warming up.

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ntam
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall4Food4Service2Ambience3

it is a good addition to Richmond, Richmond needs better restaurant other than Chinese.
The location is good, easy parking. You will be the first western restaurant to survive in this town, lol on your next menu, food is not a choice? you have romance, date etc but not for good food

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Good food, excellent service and very pretty decors

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vippanmic
Vancouver
73 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Nice wine selection, food is awesome, pair with oldies music every Monday night, what else to expect ?

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mermaid
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We live the singer on Monday and his voice is beautiful. He sings Chinese and English old songs. The food is very good and good value . The service is always good . Highly recommended!

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best restaurant in Richmond, hands down. Downtown quality dishes and service, but in Richmond!

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KiratC
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service was great, loved the vibe and the food! Will definitely go back.

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LoriC
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience3

We originally booked for the patio and it was freezing out, so they kindly offered to move us inside as soon as a table came up which they did.

The food was excellent. There was a great selection to choose from and the value, the presentation etc. was fabulous.

We will definitely go back again!

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CrystalL
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and service! Had a great surprise birthday for my husband!

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Zaiya
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience5

Venue: Quiet, charming and simple.
Food: Aesthetic and delicious.
Service: Prompt, but minimal.
Pricing: Fair.

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ValerieL
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Food was really good and the atmosphere was very nice. First time there and we didnt know what to order and the server's recommendations was on point!

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Angelo
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience4

It has a combination of music, good food, unique decor. This creates a great atmosphere, not to mention the outdoor extension.

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CindyH
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall3Food4Service1Ambience3

Food were great ! But the service need to improve a lot

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JENNYmom
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2020
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience5

So far so good.
Why need to set minimum 50 characters ?
Good means everything.

FAQs

The Story Cafe - Eatery & Bar does offer delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes and Uber Eats. The Story Cafe - Eatery & Bar also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (604) 697-8679.

The Story Cafe - Eatery & Bar is rated 4.5 stars by 102 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.