Latest Specials: Argo Cafe Specials Tuesday July 7, 2015

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1. Sockeye Salmon Buckwheat Noodle Salad – organic greens, asian pear vinaigrette 13.95

2. Pine-nut Crusted Snapper – jasmine rice, veggies, pineapple compote 13.95

3. Flat Iron Steak – mashed potatoes, veggies, crumble bleu cheese, peppercorn sauce 13.95

4. Lamb Chops – mashed potatoes, veggies, duo of sauce peanut almond crust and dijon mustard 14.95

5. Roast Pork Loin – mashed potatoes, veggies, mushroom gravy 13.95

6. Short Rib Burger – 4cheese, caramelized onions, fries 13.95

7. Duck Confit – mashed potatoes, veggies, orange sauce 14.95

8. Smokin Black Bean Chicken Pasta – garlic toast 12.95

9. Sweet n Sour Sundried Tomato Chicken Stir fry over rice 11.95

Soups: chicken chowder or tomato vegetable
Phone: 604 876 3620

Argo Cafe

May 29th, 2015

Argo Cafe is now open Thursday and Friday evenings, from 5 – 10

Starting June 13, 2015 we will be opened for Breakfast from 8 – 2

We hope to see you soon!

The Argo Cafe Team

Argo Cafe snippet on “You Gotta Eat Here” is now online!

February 9th, 2012

If you missed the original TV airing of the food network, you can now view it online on their website.

Fast forward to the 8:13 minute mark and you’ll see our segment! :)

Click Here to view the video!

Argo Cafe premiere on Food Network Canada – “You Gotta Eat Here”

December 13th, 2011

Approximately 1 year ago, we were visited by a Food Network TV crew and celebrity comedian, singer, and actor John Catucci.
We were told little to when the new show named “You Gotta Eat Here” would showcase your favourite Argo Cafe as well as many other restaurants in Vancouver, Victoria, and all over Canada to national TV.

Sometime in June….the Food Network posted a preview/blog post of the new show. There are a few cut-scenes from our restaurant.

Check-out their preview video & get ready to tune your TV and PVR to the Food Network.
Our unofficial premiere date is on:

Friday, February 3rd, 2012 @ 9:00 pm pacific time

Update (Wed Feb 1st) : The official You Gotta Eat Here website has is slated at 1:00pm PST & 6:00pm PST

Lastly, WATCH US IN HD! (Channels: Shaw 232 HD, (52 SD), TELUS Optik 689 HD, (143 SD), BELL ExpressVu 1706 HD, 603 SD

We’ll keep you updated when we receive more information!

Like our Facebook Page and follow us on twitter (@argocafe) for the latest updates!

Featured on

March 17th, 2011

Last Christmas, a vibrant elevator technician who has a secret social networking life (@whatsforlunchbc) wrote a mouthwatering review about us. He discovered our little restaurant while he was doing some elevator maintenance on some of the buildings in the ex-Olympic village, a few blocks away from us.

Read his blog post on

Thanks for the review Scott! :) Hope to see you around in the future!

Holiday Hours

December 17th, 2010

Argo’s Christmas/holiday hours are going to be as follow:

Dec 23rd is the last day we’re serving for 2010!
We open again on Jan 4th in the New Year!

Featured on NYTimes

December 16th, 2010

In September 2009, we were featured on the New York Time’s Frugal Traveller blog along with a few other food joints across Vancouver.
Here’s the article – felt we should let our loyal customers know that their love for us has perpetuated all the way to New York.

Thank You!

NY Times Frugal Traveller – Asian Cuisines as Diverse as Vancouver

Latest TV Update – Food Network “You Gotta Eat Here”

December 11th, 2010

This is your chance to make it on TV at your favourite local diner, the Argo Cafe!

Lone Eagle Entertainment is the producing a new Food Network Canada show called “You Gotta Eat Here” which will be hosted by Canadian comedian, singer and actor John Catucci. Click here for some more information.

UPDATED: The crew will be on-location from 11am – 3pm on Tuesday, December 14th and Wednesday, December 15th. Argo’s hours will be 7am – 3pm during these days.

John will be in and out of the kitchen learning how Chef Denis Larouche and the rest of the Argo staff whip up the fine meals we serve here. He will also interview you, our loyal patrons, to find out why you enjoy coming to our restaurant.

Come down and show your support and get on TV all over North America!
We thank you all for sending the Food Network great reviews to get us noticed.

Please contact the Argo Cafe @ 604 876-3620 if you would like any further information or follow us on Twitter.

Please note: We will be closing at 3pm on these days.
Lastly, don’t forget to join our Facebook Page and follow us on twitter (@argocafe)

Food Network Update

November 9th, 2010

Well we have more information regarding our upcoming Food Network shoot!

The Food Network will shoot on BOTH December 14th and December 15th, 2010.

The name of the show that the Food Network is shooting for is also called “You Gotta Eat Here”.
It will be hosted by John Catucci.

Stay tuned for more!

Lastly, don’t forget to join our Facebook Page and follow us on twitter (@argocafe)

Argo Cafe on Twitter

October 7th, 2010

Come join us on twitter at

Once Kirby’s iPhone is back, and the daily specials are being posted again on the website. They’ll also be tweeted so you can check eagerly check out our new specials each day.

walletpop Canada

June 30th, 2010 featured us (in March 2010) with a photo along with an excellent brief review on their Canada’s Best Diners & Drive in page for 2010.
Thanks guys!