GOODS | New Location Of Railtown Cafe Now Open At 1691 Main Street In Olympic Village

April 19, 2017.

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The GOODS from Railtown Cafe

Vancouver, BC | Railtown Cafe has opened the doors of its newest location, debuting a 1,185-square-foot licensed cafe at 1691 Main Street in Vancouver’s Olympic Village neighbourhood.

Open throughout the week from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends, the newest addition to the Railtown family offers the same fresh menu of made-to-order gourmet sandwiches, soups and an unparalleled build-your-own salad bar. Guests can also expect to find scratch-baked pastries and desserts, artisanal ice cream, locally roasted coffee, cold-pressed juices and a selection of local craft beer, wine and spirits.

Design-wise, the interior at the latest Railtown Cafe location evokes the same rustic-yet-industrial aesthetic — thanks to an abundance of reclaimed wood, concrete, white tile and Italian marble walls — as the original location on Railway Street and the Howe Street cafe. The design was developed by Coralyn Buss of Mallen Gowing Berzins Architecture, with signage and graphics again provided by artist Shugo Nakamura of local firm In the Rye Creative. Among the new features taking centre stage at the Main Street location are bespoke clusters of industrial style lamps and a large functional garage door that lends itself to an indoor/outdoor dining experience during spring and summer.

Chefs Dan Olson and Tyler Day first opened Railtown Cafe in 2012 as an extension of their successful catering business, Railtown Catering. The neighbourhood cafe quickly became a go-to destination for Vancouver residents and tourists alike thanks to its signature brand of healthy, made-from-scratch comfort food prepared with local, organic and seasonal ingredients and served in heaping portions by Railtown’s talented team of classically trained chefs.

The Main Street cafe is the third location in Railtown’s ever-growing family of counter-service restaurants. A Downtown Vancouver outpost launched at 968 Howe Street in December 2016, and the team will open its fourth location in an 1,800-square-foot space at 429 Granville Street this summer.

DETAILS

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397 Railway Street | Telephone: 604-568-8811
Monday to Friday, 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM | Saturday, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
968 Howe Street | Telephone: 604-428-8255
Monday to Friday, 7:30 AM — 6:00 PM | Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 AM — 4:00 PM
1691 Main Street | Telephone: 604-336-2251
Monday – Friday 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM | Saturday and Sunday 11 AM – 4:00 PM
Web: www.railtowncafe.ca | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

GALLERY

THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE IT HAPPEN

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Dan Olson, Executive Chef/Partner
Tyler Day, Chef/Partner
Tabatha Stahl, Sous Chef
Paden Boardman, Cafe Manager

ABOUT RAILTOWN CAFE

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Located at the corner of Railway and Dunlevy in the historic Railtown District of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, Railtown Cafe has been serving healthy and delicious food since the summer of 2012.

Launched by Vancouver chefs Dan Olson and Tyler Day — who own and operate the award-winning Railtown Catering out of the same facility — Railtown Cafe fosters a fun and friendly environment with a true sense of community for staff and customers alike.

Fresh is what Railtown Café does best, offering heaping portions of healthy comfort food prepared from scratch daily by a talented team of classically trained chefs. Whether it’s for grab-and-go breakfast, lunch or a mid-afternoon meeting, Railtown Cafe sources local and organic ingredients for their artisan bread loaves, soups, pastries and made-to-order gourmet sandwiches. Railtown Cafe also features a build-your-own salad bar unlike anywhere else in the city, along with house-made ice cream available by the jar and cone, locally roasted coffee, cold-pressed juices and a range of local craft beer, wine and spirits.

PRESS & ACCOLADES

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Vanfoodster – “Hidden in the heart of Railtown which is off the beaten track just East of Gastown. This is a go to spot for an amazing lunch.”

JelgerandTania.com – Feature interview

CTV News Vancouver – Oscar Party Dishes Feature

Vancouverscape.com – Railtown Cafe Chefs head up Canada’s Bocuse D’Or Team

BCLiving.ca – “Railtown is what happens when a bunch of world class chefs… play around in a test kitchen with sous-vide prep methods. The result is a sophisticated yet simple cafe menu.”

Raitown Cafe at Bocuse D’or: Dan Olson – Coach 2013, Apprentice 1999

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