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Argo Cafe

We are a diner that has been around since 1954 and has since evolved.

Sometime in 2004, Chef Denis Larouche and brother in-law Kirby Wong came together and turned this greasy spoon into something like no other in Vancouver. We offer a wide variety of dishes from grilled cheese sandwiches, real beef burgers (unprocessed),  and roasted turkey clubhouse  to a sesame crusted tuna papaya salad, sirloin steak with peppercorn sauce to even full sized salad meals. This is “slow food, FAST!!!”  All for an affordable price.

Downtown food, at an East Van price.

A must try is our conqueso, hand cut fries, carbonara, and the complimentary soup that comes with every meal.


Argo Cafe Lunch Specials Tuesday February 9, 2016


  1. Argo Plate – Beef Ribs, Pork Chop n’ Chicken Picatta – mash potatoes & veggies $14.95
  2. Chicken Breast – peppercorn sauce, mash potatoes & veggies $14.95
  3. Pork Chop – red wine balsamic demi, mash potatoes & veggies $14.95
  4. Lamb Shank – au jus, mash potatoes & veggies $14.95
  5. Coho Salmon Florentine – rice & veggies $14.95
  6. Seafood Pasta – cream sauce & garlic toast $13.95
  7. Italian Sausage Pasta – spicy tomato sauce & garlic toast $13.95
  8. Coconut Curry Chicken on Rice $12.95

Soups: Tomato n’ Bean or Split Pea n’ Barley

Desserts: Cheesecake w/ strawberry sauce, Apple Pie w/ whip cream (add ice cream $1.00), Tiramisu or Crème Caramel … $4.00

Phone: 604.876.3620

OMG where have you been all my life? I am ashamed to say that a foodie like myself just discovered this place today.

Shila B.

Yelp Review


Monday – Friday:
Breakfast Daily 7am-11am
Lunch Daily 11am-4pm
General hours: 7am – 4pm

Brunch from 8am till 2pm on Saturdays

Open Thursday & Friday for dinner
5pm till 10pm!

Cash & Debit Only

1836 Ontario Street
Vancouver, BC V5T2W6
604 876-3620