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Common Loaf Bake Shop

180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-3915
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cinnamon buns” (29 reviews)
“bread” (75 reviews)
“panini” (20 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 7:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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11 - 20 of 579 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at this lovely little bakery to get delicious sandwiches for lunch in our various excursions. The salmon and dill sandwich was particularly delicious. They also do great muffins, scones, and breads with a great-looking breakfast menu although sadly we never ended up stopping...More

Thank Francesca A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything a small-town bake shop should be. Non-cookie cutter baked goods, nice-sized portions. We came here a couple times during out stay and tried some muffins, cheese bread and breakfast burritos - all great. Highly recommend.

Thank ninarobles87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We couldn't resist the cinnamon bun - nothing wrong with dessert first!! This awesome bakery has many items to tempt you. The sandwiches were delicious and filling

Thank lionlooksright
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great Grilled cheese with Bacon. Thick sliced whole wheat bread and lots of cheese. Took the Tofino Bar (better than a Nanaimo Bar) with me as well as the Lemon Loaf. Enjoyed both. The lemon Bar had lots of coconut in it so...More

Thank robmcchlery
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent cup of coffee with blueberry muffin for me and a chocolate raspberry scone for my husband. Take it upstairs outside!

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After reading all the great reviews for this place, hubby and I decided to go for coffee and muffins one morning. On our first attempt it was too busy but we tried again the next day and managed to get a table. We both had...More

Thank karen h
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I went there at least 3 or for times! Most of them for breakfast or snack... The Breakfast sandwich was awesome! I took a seating in upstairs tables, it's very nice and chilling!

Thank Augusto O
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Ok. So I like to post good reviews. And I was hopeful when we drove by this bakery. It smelled so good! We went inside and ordered 5 things. I'm going to give a rating out of a star to each of them - and...More

1  Thank miken452
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Our go to for a lunch or light snack after a hike. Great food and hot drinks or refreshing ones too!

Thank Desharlyn
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We had a good breakfast here. I loved the breakfast sandwich that I had. And the coffee was good. The croissant maybe weren't as flaky was Parisienne ones but my husband said it was tasty.

Thank Joan F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: +1 250-725-3915
A local favorite since 1980, The Common Loaf Bake Shop provides hardy healthy and tasty fresh baked goods, gourmet coffee, breakfast and lunch choices.Local Favorites include world famous cheese buns and deliciously sticky cinnies. Internet access in this licensed establishment serving everything from a beer to a great specialty coffee make it a great spot to hang out. Please note our business does not accept credit or debit cards but we are conveniently located next to the bank.
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