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Stay For The Day
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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. Seven years ago, the Aquarium started using fully compostable serving products, we also have public composting station for food waste. Vancouver Aquarium members also receive a 20 percent discount on every purchase.

Upstream Cafe

Café 2014 Summer 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

Daily Double Burger $12.50
2 beef patties, 2 slices of provolone cheese, 2 slices of bacon, onion, pickle, mustard and ketchup

Cheese Burger $9.50
beef patty, provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion,pickle, mustard and ketchup

Classic Burger $8.25
beef patty, onion, pickle, mustard and ketchup

Spicy Chicken Burger $10.75
all white chicken, 2 slices of bacon, lettuce, tomato and chipotle mayo

Veggie Burger $8.75
veggie patty, lettuce, tomato, pickle and honey mustard ~ vegetarian

Hot Dogs

Platters are served with fries or side salad

Hot Dog Platter $7.95
7” all beef hot dog with choice of condiments

Poutine & Fries

Aquarium Poutine $7.25
large fries covered in shredded mozzarella cheese topped with gravy

Nacho Poutine $7.25
large fries covered with cheese sauce and topped with jalapeno peppers and covered in salsa

Fries $4.25 (reg), $5.25 (lrg)
+ add gravy $1
+ add one slice of cheese $1
+ add 2 strips of bacon $1 

Kids' Menu

served with veggie cup and regular foundain drink or milk. 

Pizza Slice $7.95
pepperoni or cheese pizza slice

Chicken Nuggets $7.95
4 breaded all white chicken nuggets with BBQ or plum sauce

Grilled Cheese Sandwich $7.75
on brown bread

Substitute veggie cup with fries for $1.00


Sandwiches & Wraps

Add a regular fountain drink and a bag of chips for $3.25

BBQ Chicken Wrap $9.25
BBQ chicken, chipotle mayo, lettuce, tomato, cabbage and carrot on a tomato herb tortilla

Ham and Cheese Croissant $9.25
black forest ham, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, mustard and mayo

Black Bean Salsa Wrap $7.75
black bean, corn, carrot, red cabbage, lettuce and salsa in a tomato herb tortilla (vegetarian)

Turkey and Cheese $9.25
turkey, havarti cheese, lettuce, tomato, mustard and mayo on ancient grain bread  

Salads & Shakers

Add a regular Founta in drink and a bag of chips for $3.25

Southwestern Shaker $7.75
black bean, corn, tomato, romaine lettuce, green onion, cheddar cheese and salsa (vegetarian)

Greek Shaker $7.75
romaine lettuce, cucumber, tomato, red pepper, kalamata olives, feta cheese and roasted garlic balsamic dressing (vegetarian)

Asian Chicken Noodle Salad $7.95
sliced grilled chicken breast, crunchy noodles, Asian cababge, carrot, red pepper, green onion, romaine lettuce and sesame soy dressing.

Garden Salad $7.50
spinach, romaine lettuce, cabbage, carrot, tomato, cucumber, red peppers and balsamic dressing (vegetarian)

Snack Packs

Hummus and Veggies $7.50
hummus, carrot, celery, tomato and flat bread (vegan)

Veggies and Dip $7.50
carrot, celery, broccoli, tomato with ranch dressing (vegetarian)

Fruit and Dip $7.50
selection of fresh fruit and honey yogurt dip (vegetarian) 



Coke™ Fountain Drink REG. $2.75 LRG. $3.25

Dasani™ Bottled Water $3.25

Minute Maid™ Bottled Juice $4.25

Milk or Chocolate Milk $2.95

Salt Spring™ Coffee REG. $2.95 LRG. $3.50

Assorted Namasthé™ Tea LRG. $2.75

Hot Chocolate REG. $3.25

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 percent off café purchases. Some condition apply. Ask server for details.


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