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Willow Street Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, , Soups
9749 Willow St, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K0, Canada
+1 250-246-2434
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (105 reviews)
“scones” (44 reviews)
“quesadilla” (22 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
9749 Willow St, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family decided to stop here for lunch based on the recommendation of a friend. Our first thought was that this cafe is expensive but hopefully the food is top notch. My husband and I both had the paninis and soup which were really good...but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sunshinelover479
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Overall it was ok. The tea bag was put into a teapot which was then filled to the top. Needless to say, the tea was tasteless. The cheese scone was fine. The service was very slow even though the place was nearly empty. Several people...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank trek1canada
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Chemainus in general is a great place to take visitors and Willow Street Cafe seems to be a very popular restaurant for either meals or just a nice cup of java. On a nice day the veranda is wonderful but even the inside has it's...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank lilianelockhart
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Had an hour to kill while waiting for my husband so I went in and had a Lavender London Fog drink which was delicious! I read my book undisturbed for that hour and really enjoyed the whole experience.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Connie S
Reviewed 13 August 2018

I was here to see a theatre show with my partner. We had lunch in this cute little cafe on their lovely patio. Lots of folks milling about, and superb people watching. Food was tasty, and most if not all things look like they were...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Steve R
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

On our recent visit to the Chemainus theatre I checked out trip advisor to decide where to have lunch. The Willow Street Cafe was recommended. Too bad we didn’t go elsewhere. When we ordered the quesadilla we were told the oven was full so they...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank lnichol
Naomi S, Manager at Willow Street Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Inichol Im so sorry that you came in and were not happy with your experience in our cafe .. we never want this to happen !! I can only think that our oven was full with chicken or quiche that we make fresh every morning...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018

We make a weekly trip to Chemainus for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is to stop at the Willow Street Cafe for an Americano and Berry Scone. The scone is to die for, the Americans is robust and tasty, while the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Harperville
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Came to Chemanius for the theatre and enjoyed every meal at the Willow Street Cafe. Everything is so delicious, scones & coffee, wraps, panini sandwiches and more! Highly recommend this gem for all meals! The staff are very helpful and friendly. Enjoyed it very much!

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank HPaxian
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We thought were going to Willow Street Cafe for a light lunch of a sandwich and salad. Found a lovely and unexpected menu. My dad and I both had the chicken curry quesadillas. OMG - they were amazing. They were not fried rather they were...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank bladeless22
Reviewed 11 June 2018

My sister and I spent a day, shopping, lunching and going to the theatre. We stopped here for lunch and were delighted with our choice of quiche. The only downfall was that at 11:45 a.m. they were out of one of the choices, in which...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank wolvesmgr
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9 December 2018|
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Response from Harperville | Reviewed this property |
My personal snack fave is their berry scone, warmed up🤤
17 June 2017|
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Response from VitaminandDolphin | Property representative |
Good morning Paul. Yes we do have menu options for people who are celiac. We have brown rice wrap tortillas that we can make a BBQ or Curried Chicken Quesadilla with and we almost always have a gluten free soup as a side... More
19 November 2016|
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Response from VitaminandDolphin | Property representative |
We do serve our quiche with toast and bacon as a breakfast option in the morning. We also have homemade freshly baked scones, muffins, cinnamon rolls, bagels and toast. However breakfast is not our specialty and if what we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 11
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9749 Willow St, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Chemainus
  • Phone Number: +1 250-246-2434
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We are proud to serve consistent and fresh food prepared daily. Although we do not take reservations, we have a lot of table space and we are quick and efficient at what we do. We look forward to serving you.
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