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Coombs Cafe

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Cafe, Canadian, Soups
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2246 Alberni Hwy, Coombs, British Columbia V0R 1M0, Canada
+1 250-954-3299
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Nanaimo, Canada
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110 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Coombs Cafe needs to be experienced to fully enjoy it. They serve the best burgers around but bring your appetite. You will not be disappointed. The fun part is that you can browse the market, the bakery, the deli (oh my) and have a truly magical experience.

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Thank J T
Abbotsford, Canada
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Coombs Restaurant has been consistently good in providing a great lunch. Burgers are tasty and the soup and sandwiches are always good. Atmosphere is unique which makes this a great stop for families and groups. After lunch take some time to explore the wide variety of items in the store form art supplies to numerous food items.

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Thank jnton2q
Vancouver, B.C.
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344 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We always stop here on the way to Tofino. We had the black bean burger with soup and with salad. The tomato soup with feta was very salty. The burger was okay, but I've had better. Overall, nothing special but an okay place to stop for a quick meal.

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Thank TPT_Traveller
Thunder Bay
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58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The goats on the roof of the restaurant made it a definite stop.But when you walked inside there was everything you ever thought you needed.Wind socks,rugs.deli,teeshirts,I can't name everything.We were stopping for 20minutes and ended staying for an hour exploring the shop and enjoying an excellent lunch..All homemade and very tasty...

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Thank Donna P
Yeppoon, Australia
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This was very interesting to visit. The cafe and specialty grocery shop has 'goats on the roof ' happily chomping on grass. Coombs in general seemed like a lovely little country town.

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Thank SunnyNB2016
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Coombs is great place to or from the Vancouver Island west coast. We wanted a soup. Their clam chowder and smoked corn soup along with a coffee hit the spot. There are groceries and other items for the shoppers. Sadly too full for a delicious ice cream. And yes, there are goats on the roof v

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Thank Roger P
Canada
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89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is a neat place to stop for a short visit. The goats on the roof were a hit, and the general store had next to everything you could want

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Thank Ssouthpaw
Canada
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This place was very busy but surprisingly the order line was quick and food came in 15 minutes. We had fish and chips, and the black bean burger with Greek salad. Portions were great. Black bean burger was amazing. Great to watch goats while eating. Prices in the market (part of the cafe) are really good. Many unique gifts and... More 

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Thank Nicole H
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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89 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

The best chowder in Nanaimo area! We come here every year for the chowder, the food and the ambiance. It is a fun place to eat at and have you don't leave hungry. The tuna wrap, pulled pork sandwich and the Clam chowder are fantastic!!!!! Highly recommend it. This last visit we went two days in a row for the... More 

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Breton, Canada
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Fun place to check out if you are in the area, the cafe is attached to a shopping center and grocery store. The food is alright but the service is usually good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2246 Alberni Hwy, Coombs, British Columbia V0R 1M0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Coombs
  • Phone Number: +1 250-954-3299

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