Polly and I had wanted to try something other than cake. When we drove down Granville St, we always noticed a Crepe Shop and had wanted to try it but never got to do it. A few weeks ago, I saw a small write up in the newspaper about a Crepe Cafe and it said that it’s one of the best crepe shop in town. So, Polly and I decided to try out this Gypsy Rose Crepe Cafe.
Gypsy Rose Crepe Cafe is located at 2017 West 4th Ave, Vancouver. This is a family operated cafe.
Once you step into the cafe, you are greeted with a wall of pictures of gypsies. Perhaps, the inspiration of the shop name came from the decor or the name of the shop inspires the owners to decorate the shop with gypsies’ pictures.
There are over 50 varieties of sweet and savory crepes to choose from. They also serve specialty coffee and sandwiches from fresh ingredients. Polly and I decided to order one sweet and one savory crepe to share.
It was kind of difficult for us to choose one out of so many crepes available. The owner told us that they changed their menu according to customers’ preference.They listened to customers’ views and update their menu according to customers’ suggestions.
Our choice of savoury crepe was Spinach, Feta and Eggplant Crepe. This one taste great and Polly and I love eggplant. The feta cheese imparts just the right amount of saltiness to this crepe. This crepe costs $7.95.
One cant go wrong with this Banana, Almond and Chocolate (Nutella) sweet crepe. This also costs $7.95.
I also got a shot of this crepe with bacon, tomato and some kind of cheese while in the making. You can actually smell the aroma of frying bacon in the shop.
Polly and I ordered their specialty coffee for our drinks which costs $3.95 per cup which is quite a large cup. Polly had the Caramel Marchiato which is espresso and steamed milk with vanilla and caramel sauce. I had the Mocha Rolo which is espresso and steamed milk with chocolate and caramel sauce.
The total bill came to $28 including tax and tips. I highly recommend this crepe shop and we will be back to try other varieties.