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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. 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 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.

Kids’ Meals

Served with fries and milk • For kids aged 12 and under

Grilled Cheese Sandwich $6.50

Chicken Strips $7.95
Made in house, served with plum sauce

Mini Burger $7.95
Served with lettuce and tomato

Substitute your fries for a Veggie Cup or a Fruit Cup for $1.50

Sandwich & Wrap

Thai Style Albacore Tuna Wrap $8.75
Poached tuna with vegetables, crispy noodles, with mild Thai chili mayo served in a spinach wrap

Roast Beef Sandwich $8.75
Hormone free roast beef with lettuce, tomato and horseradish mayo on potato bread


Green Salad $7.50
Mesclun greens, tomatoes, pickled onions, cucumber and dried cherries served with a Champaign vinaigrette ~ vegetarian

Moroccan Salad $9.00
Chick pea, roasted potato and vegetable salad served with a Moroccan spiced sherry dressing ~ vegan

Add Feta Cheese for $2.00

Combo your Sandwich or Salad: Add a small fountain drink and a bag of chips for $3.25.
No other discounts apply on Combo.

Burgers & Hot Dogs

Served with fries or side salad

Beef Burger $9.00
House made, hormone free all beef burger served with lettuce, tomato and a pickle

Cheese Burger $10.00
House made, hormone free all beef burger served with Provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato and a pickle

Veggie Burger $9.00
Served with lettuce, tomato, honey mustard and a pickle

Hot Dog $7.95
All beef 7 inch hot dog

Chili & Cheese Dog $7.95
All beef 7 inch hot dog served with our house made chili and cheese

Customize your order

  • Bacon $1
  • Extra beef patty $2.50
  • Provolone cheese $1
  • Beef gravy $1
  • Gluten free bun $1.50

Fish & Chips

Fish & Chips $12.00
House made battered Cod fish fillet served with fries, tartar sauce and a creamy coleslaw

Additional fillet $6

Hot Food

House Made Chili $6.95
Served with roll and butter ball

Traditional Poutine $6.95
Fries and cheese curds, served with house made gravy

Chicken Strips & Fries $13.00
5 chicken strips breaded in house with plum sauce

Snack Packs

Veggie Pack $7.50
Seasonal veggies served with your choice of ranch dressing or hummus

Fresh Fruit Cup $3.95
House made granola $3 or Greek yogurt $2


French Fries SMALL 3.00 LARGE 4.00

Green Salad $3.00

Ice Cream Treats

Assorted Ice Cream
Ask your server for today’s selection


Coke™ Fountain Drinks Small $2.95 Large $3.25

Dasani™ Bottled Water $3.25

Minute Maid Apple or Orange $3.25

Milk 2% or Chocolate Milk $2.95

Salt Spring Coffee™ Small $3.00 Large $4.00

Namasthé™ Assorted Teas $2.75

Hot Chocolate $2.75

Add a flavour shot to your coffee 50¢
Vanilla, caramel or hazelnut

Cold Drinks

Coke™ Fountain Drink regular $2.75 large $3.25

Dasani™ Bottled Water $3.25

Minute Maid™ Bottled Juice $4.25

Milk or Chocolate Milk $2.95

Coffee Bar

Salt Spring Coffee™ Small $3.00 Large $4.00
Canopy Bird

Latte Small $3.75 Large 4.75

Cappuccino Small 3.75 Large 4.75

Americano Small 3.00 Large 4.00

Americano Misto Small 3.00 Large 4.00

Espresso Single 2.25 Double 2.75

Mocha Small 4.25 Large 4.95

Caramel Macchiato Small 4.25 Large 4.95

Hot Chocolate $3.25

Namasthé™ Assorted Teas $2.75
Green, chai or earl grey

Add a flavour shot to your coffee 50¢
Vanilla, caramel or hazelnut

Extra shot of espresso 75¢

Breakfast Wraps

Bacon Wrap
Scrambled eggs, bacon and cheese $4.50

Veggie Wrap
Scrambled eggs, veggies and cheese $4.50

Daily Pastries

Scones & Tarts $3.00
Biscotti $1.50
Cheesecake $4.00
Muffins $1.50
Cinnamon Buns $4.00

Breakfast Combo Special: Buy a breakfast wrap or daily pastry and get a regular coffee for only $1.25

Beer & Wine

Stanley Park Brewery $7.50
Noble Pilsner

Mission Hill 5 Vineyard $7.50
Chardonnay Cab/Merlot

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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