Cafe Medina

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 7 publications
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7 expert recommendations



Originally just coffee and waffles. Medina eschews the greasy spoon with gourmet toppings and sides, eggy delights and a fabulous fricasse created by next door Chambar's star Belgian chef.



For Mediterranean-inspired breakfast and lunch fare, from skillets piled high with eggs, roasted potatoes, and caramelized onions to Moroccan tagine stews, try this casually chic (and... Full review →


Gayot 13.0

Bigger and brighter digs only enhanced the appeal of Café Medina. A bustling counter for takeaway coffee and Belgian waffles satisfies those in a rush while easing hunger pangs of patient... Full review →


Lonely Planet

At this lively breakfast-brunch cafe with bistro pretensions, finding a table can be tricky. But it's worth the wait if you're a Belgian waffle fan: the light and fluffy treats come with... Full review →


Rough Guide Tick Star

Don’t leave town without ordering the fricassee with short ribs ($16) at this Mediterranean hideaway famed for brunch. Menu highlights include the salmon fumé (a ciabatta sandwich with...


Tasting Table

One of Downtown's top brunch spots, Café Medina is rightly famous for its sweets, like Liège-style waffles and lavender lattes, but the savory is just as swoon worthy, especially the... Full review →


Zagat 4.5

“Exotically perfect” Moroccan-inspired dishes and “famed” Belgian waffles draw “long line-ups” to this “bright” daytime cafe, serving “incredibly flavourful” Mediterranean fare for... Full review →

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