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Kemp Lake Store Cafe

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7875 West Coast Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 0R5, Canada
+1 250-642-7875
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08:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Step back in time to this quaint and colourful family owned diner. The owners are friendly and will regal you with stories of the history of the place and the tiny community around it.

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Thank Heather H
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8 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food. Super friendly service. Outdoor eating area is very well taken care of. Great place to stop and eat with the family and let the dogs out to relax from a road trip.

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Thank Bree D
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Good music from all types of musicians. Good burger great atmosphere. They people playing were very good and everyone shared the time and space.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Victoria, Canada
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

What a great place with a unique atmosphere!!!! Excellent, really friendly, genuinely smiley employees! I think I just had the best chicken clubhouse sourdough sandwich I've ever had!!!

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Thank ElizabethVictoria
Kassel, Germany
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The combined restaurant and music store serves good food and good music. I felt as if I went back to the 70s. Decoration and music made me feel younger, nevertheless we ate good and were well entertained

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Thank Zansona
Snow Lake, Canada
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133 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We went here for a late lunch and were very pleased. The day we were there, different musicians were playing music while we ate, and we really enjoyed the music and easy going atmosphere. The staff there is wonderful. The food was excellent! I had the chicken club with side salad, and my husband had the Mediterranean chicken club with... More 

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Thank jenmc74
Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped on the way from Victoria to port Renfrew. This is a lovely quaint music cafe. The food is very tasty and the ambience couldn't have been better with an informative and friendly owner. They ll even let you choose from one of their vast collection of LP s to have played while you eat. Great place.

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Thank Karen J
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We went for a great traditiobal breakfast, ambient was cozy, exceptional service, very kind servers. We had a great conversation with staff. They are very passionate with music. If you are a fan of music don't miss to check out their music collection.

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Thank Adriana H
Victoria, Canada
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68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Just plain Good honest food. Very unassuming spot along the West Coast Hwy. Great local hangout! We will definitely be back here! We enjoyed the great sandwiches and atmosphere. It's accessible* too. :) Ramp up the side of the building, must be unlocked from inside. Washroom needed a rail, but otherwise okay... ;)

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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

It may look like a dive, but this place has heart and soul. Great atmosphere, friendly staff, and most importantly good food. Had the roast beef dip with fries and a chicken club. Both were great. Fries were fresh. The restaurant doubles as a record store, a bit of a dream locale for me then- vinyl is a bit pricy,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Canadian, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7875 West Coast Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 0R5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Sooke
  • Phone Number: +1 250-642-7875

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?