Connoisseur's Coffee is one of those great all day cafes that will serve you a light meal no matter the hour. They really advertise their bibimbap but I suspect most folks come for just a sandwich at lunch time. Two different folks asked for the whole roast turkey sandwich while I waited. The owners told me its their most popular dish.
I ordered the bibimbap on brown rice and just kept saying... more
I work very close by to this place and I've had a few of their baked goods in the morning (cheese scones, yum!) as well as their soups & sandwiches at lunch.
The service is great (they don't all speak fluent English, but I've never had an issue) and the food is good. Nothing fancy or overly expensive - you can expect to pay about $7-8 for a soup & sandwich combo - and it's very quick.
Based on a tip from Ada L., I decided to come here and try their avocado and bacon sandwich.
Parking is available on the street when it's not rush hour. Otherwise there's a (super expensive) parkade at Bentall Centre nearby.
The staff consist of a couple of friendly Koreans. Not sure if they're a mom and pop deal but it's definitely possible.
The food didn't look too fresh, but I can't be... more