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Stay For The Day
And Enjoy Some
Good Food

The Vancouver Aquarium is a non-profit organization: our earned revenues, such as those earned from our café, directly support our education, conservation and research initiatives. It has been one of our top priorities to reduce the waste generated by our food establishments, including plastic utensils, plates, non-biodegradable packaging, and leftover food. Five years ago, the Aquarium started using fully compostable serving products, and last year we added a public composting station for food waste. Vancouver Aquarium members also receive a 20 percent discount on every purchase.

Upstream Cafe

Café 2014 Winter Menu

Today 95 percent of the dishes and utensils used to serve food at our café are fully biodegradable and compostable. This includes: plates; bowls made from sugar cane; cutlery; cold drink cups; salad containers made from corn; and coffee cups and napkins made from paper. All new products used at our café must be both compostable and made from renewable resources

Note: Prices and menu items subject to change without notice. All prices are subject to applicable taxes. All items available while quantities last.

Allergy List: We keep a list of our food items and their allergy potential, this list is available online, however please ask the cashier for an updated allergy list when ordering.


Platters are served with fries or side salad

Angus Beef Burger Platter $12.50
¼ lb. Angus beef patty, lettuce, tomato, red onion, sauce and a pickle on a pretzel bun
burger only $9.50

Burger Platter $8.50
beef patty, diced onion, mustard, ketchup and a pickle
burger only $5.75

Double Bacon Cheese Burger Platter $12.50
2 beef patties, 2 slices of cheese, 2 slices of bacon, diced onion, sauce and a pickle
burger only $9.50

logo-ocean-wise-small.gifFish Burger Platter $10.25
battered Ocean Wise™ cod, coleslaw and tartar sauce
burger only $8.50

Veggie Burger Platter $10.25
veggie patty, lettuce, tomato, onion, honey mustard and a pickle
burger only $8.50

add gravy to your fries for $1.00

Hot Dogs

Platters are served with fries or side salad

Chili Cheese Dog Platter $9.75
7” all beef hot dog covered in chili topped with mozzarella cheese
chili cheese dog only $6.75

Hot Dog Platter $7.75
7” all beef hot dog with choice of condiments
hot dog only $5.75

Add gravy to your fries for $1.00


available while quantities last

Aquarium Poutine $7.50
large fries covered in shredded mozzarella cheese topped with gravy

Hot Dog Poutine $8.25
large fries and a sliced hot dog covered in shredded mozzarella cheese topped with gravy

Kids' Menu

served with regular founta in drink, fries and kids’ cookie

Pizza Slice Meal $7.75
pepperoni or cheese pizza slice
pizza slice only $4.50

Chicken Nuggets Meal $7.75
all white chicken available with BBQ or plum sauce
nuggets only $4.50

Mac & Cheese Wedges Meal $7.75
wedges deep fried
wedges only $4.50

Grilled Cheese Sandwich Meal $7.75
on brown bread
sandwich only $4.50

Turkey & Cheese Sandwich Meal $7.75
sliced turkey, cheese and lettuce
sandwich only $4.50

Veggie Cup $3.50
fresh cut veggies with ranch dressing

Substitute founta in drink for milk for $1.00
Substitute fries for veggie cup for $1.00

Hot Foods

logo-ocean-wise-small.gifFish & Chips $10.25
1 piece of Ocean Wise™ cod, fries, creamy coleslaw, tartar sauce and lemon wedge
add an extra piece for $2.75

Chicken Strips & Fries $10.25
breaded all white chicken strips with BBQ or plum sauce

Family Pizza $23.95
16” family pepperoni or cheese pizza

Crispy Chicken Wrap $9.95
seasoned crispy all white chicken breast, bacon, lettuce and tomato with ranch sauce

Chili Bowl $6.75
home-style chili served with a bun | add cheese $1.00

Onion Rings $6.25
served with chipotle aioli

Garlic Fries $5.75
large fries mixed with fresh garlic, parsley and sea salt

Chili Fries $7.75
large fries covered with chili and shredded mozzarella cheese

Fries REG. $4.25 LRG. $5.25

Grilled Panini, Croissant & Wrap

Add a regular fountain drink and a bag of chips for $2.75

Grilled Panini

Turkey, Bacon & Cheese $9.95
sliced turkey, crispy bacon strips, havarti cheese,
tomato and chipotle aioli on multigrain bread

Gourmet Grilled Cheese $9.50
goat and mozzarella cheese, caramelized onion
and pesto sauce on multigrain bread

Croissant & Wrap

Ham & Cheese Croissant $9.50
sliced black forest ham, cheddar cheese, lettuce,
tomato, mustard and mayonnaise

Veggie Wrap $7.50
edamame, lettuce, carrot, red cabbage, corn, black bean and
red onion mixed in a lime cilantro dressing in a tortilla wrap


Add a regular Founta in drink and a bag of chips for $2.75

Greek Salad $8.95
tomato, cucumber, red onion, red pepper, olives and
feta cheese on romaine lettuce with Greek dressing

Hummus Plate $8.95
sun-dried tomato hummus with carrot, celery, cucumber
and tomato served with herbed flatbread

Edamame Salad $4.95
edamame, corn, black bean, red pepper
and onion mixed in a cilantro lime dressing

Side Salad $4.50
with ranch or balsamic dressing

Veggie Cup $3.50
fresh cut veggies with ranch dressing

Breakfast & Bakery

Breakfast & Bakery combo – buy any item from
this menu and get a regular coffee for $1.25

Breakfast Wrap
bacon – scrambled eggs, bacon and cheese $4.95
salsa – scrambled eggs, salsa and cheese $4.50

English Muffin $1.75

Parfait $4.75
vanilla yogurt with berry compote

Fruit Cup $4.50
selection of fresh seasonal fruit

Muffin $3.25

Banana Bread $2.75

Cookie $2.75


Fountain Drink REG. $2.50 LRG. $2.95

Dasani Water $3.25

Minute Maid Juice $4.25

Milk or Chocolate Milk $2.95

Vitamin Water $4.25

Coffee REG. $2.95 LRG. $3.50

Assorted Tea LRG. $2.50

Hot Chocolate REG. $2.95

All prices are subject to applicable taxes.

The Vancouver Aquarium is a non-profit society dedicated to the conservation of aquatic life. Your café purchase supports the Aquarium’s conservation, research and education initiatives.

Members receive 20% off café purchases. Some condition apply. Ask server for details.


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