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641 2nd Ave, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M0, Canada
+1 250-423-7702
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Fernie, Canada
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the new menu especially the sharing plates. Good value for the money. Service is not the greatest. Feels very impersonal, almost like they want you to leave asap.

Thank Charmaine S
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This used to be a bakery/ bistro that is now a restaurant. The restaurant is very nicely done with huge windows and a banquette along the wall. It is very inviting and great during the day or at night. On Friday night they had live music that was fantastic, lovely to listen to but still able to have a conversation... More 

Thank bee-bum
Clarksville, Maryland, United States
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148 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very popular after ski destination. The food is excellent, We had pizza, ravioli and salad. All were first rate and everything was home made at the restaurant. On the weekends in season they have live music (which is a little much considering the small size of the place) Overall a great spot to have dinner or hang out at... More 

Thank David M
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although the food is really good here, the service tends to be hit or miss. For as amazing as some of the servers are they do have a few that should look else where for employment. A big disappointment is that they closed the bakery side of the business. We eat here several times a year and always grabbed the... More 

Thank Ethan H
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here, several occasions, lunch, drinks and dinner. The smoked meats and lamb shank were amazing, best creme brûlée and delicious pasta! Cocktails fun, but the selection of local B.C craft beer was a highlight. The vibe and service excellent!

Thank Lisa B
Fernie, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Ordered beet salad, the spinach was clearly on its way out, the pecans were globbed together with big chunks of crystallized sugar, lacked seasoning, couldn't finish it because it was terrible. The only thing positive I can say about this place is that the wait staff are nice.

Thank Deedles2
Fernie, Canada
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Wow, this place has gone downhill. The waitresses were lovely but the food was just awful. Ordered the soup of the day which was burnt, sent it back immediately. Opted for the salad instead which had no flavour and old, slimy greens. Little effort has been made to improve since reopening without the bakery. Prices have increased, so now not... More 

Thank Fernie01
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great value, friendly service & superb food. Chicken breast was superb. Wine list eclectic. Tasteful decor. Fabulous to sit & watch snow fall! Thank you so much - hardly any hardcore carbs on menu!

Thank Deborah W
British Columbia, Canada
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

It's a Full bar now. Bakery is gone. The chef who knew the recipe for gluten free pizza was not working that day. No more Lemon Polenta cake either. So those are just a couple of things that really stood out at me, yet if Robert Irvine walked into that restaurant the staff itself would get a failing grade for... More 

Thank Deborah S
Fernie, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Have been at this restaurant many times. The one consistent attribute is the pizza is very good! However, beware if you order a pasta dish!! I've never seen such small portions - very SMALL! And really, how much extra does it cost to add a few more grams of pasta? My son ordered it last night and we both looked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 38
Fusion, Canadian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 641 2nd Ave, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Fernie
  • Phone Number: +1 250-423-7702
The Loaf has been growing and evolving for seven years, from a start-up in a miner's cottage to a firm favourite in Fernie's Downtown core. Owners Phil & Claire Gadd have always designed The Loaf to be accessible and affordable, a neighbourhood restaurant where everyone is welcome and feels comfortable, no matter what the time of day. With excellent food, made from scratch on the premises daily. Now its time for some changes: updating the interior to make a more comfortable dining experience, extending the list of craft beers and offering more wines and liquor and creating an environment where the focus is on exceptional food, good company and the relaxed dining experience. "Our perfect wish for Fernie is a place with craft beers, a good solid wine list by the glass, pizzas, pasta, and some other nice mains, but nothing too fancy. And that's exactly what we're aiming to do at The Loaf."

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