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Jan's Cafe

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5875 Central Rd | Ringside Market, British Columbia V0R 1Z0, Canada
+1 250-335-1487
09:00 - 15:00
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I had the mussels, my husband and daughter both had the grilled cheese. The iced ginger tea was delicious! A little pricy but worth it.

Thank Andrea C
Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We went to Jan's cafe on Sept 11, a Sunday. Based on tripadvisor, it should be open from 9 - 3. The cafe was hard to find, it was tucked next to the co-op store so we circled around the block a couple of times before finding it. When we finally found it, it was closed and a sign that... More 

Thank kelfromcanada
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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156 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is an indoor and outdoor cafe with good food a little expensive. It is special because it has wifi and on Hornby this is rare. The drinking water is brackish, as everywhere on the island.

Thank qualicumgirl
Winnipeg, Canada
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109 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

The restaurant was counter service. The food is good and prepared quickly. Good service and sitting inside or outside is comfortable. I also liked the variety of the menu. Vegetarian as well as meat options. Lots of teas and coffee. A perfect place for a quick lunch before hitting the hiking and biking trails.

Thank bobcav
Vancouver, Canada
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

I don't often go out for lunch but we had friends visiting from Florida and we decided to have lunch at Jan's Café. What a brilliant idea! I had, hands down, the BEST burger I've had in a LONG time at Jan's. YUM! Freshly made daily onsite using a combo of pork and beef and boy oh boy was that... More 

Thank Mary L
Montreal, Canada
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59 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Been eating here for the last couple of days and the food is amazing everytime. Breakfast and lunch are pretty good and they have a bit of variety. Very friendly and smiley staff. Great little cozy place to come eat.

Thank GalloBro
British Columbia
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Lovely yummy real food. We had breakfasts of eggs, toast, coffee and greens. Beautiful and affordable. Lovely location. The eating area has large windows, and the restaurant is very clean. Fun!

Thank Babs073
Toronto, Canada
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127 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Great homemade scones and muffins and tea and coffee to go, or dine in at Jan's Cafe. I would have had the breakfast had I not just ate at my b & B as it was a tempting menu. It must be a long standing institution for a reason -its very good! Congratulation, Jan!

1 Thank john m
Taichung, Taiwan
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61 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Possibly the best place on Hornby Island for a delightful brunch! The food and service add to the overall "Hornby" experience. The Ringside Market is not to be missed!

1 Thank glynnh47
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed the food, it was fast and served hot. The best were these fantastic energy bars in front of the cash register made with coconut, almonds, cherries and chocolate chips. I had one every day we were there and wish I had another right now!!

1 Thank Conferenceweary

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5875 Central Rd | Ringside Market, British Columbia V0R 1Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Hornby Island
  • Phone Number: +1 250-335-1487

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