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Mon Petit Choux

101 Commercial St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G5, Canada
+1 250-753-6002
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (38 reviews)
“baguette” (17 reviews)
“choux” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, French, Canadian
$$ - $$$
101 Commercial St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The breakfast was nearly excellent; had the fruit garnish been strawberries, or raspberries or virtually anything other than watermelon. . Service was extremely bad; waiter took no cues at all, arrived and asked how it was the instant we both took the first bite -...More

Thank O9904KMtimb
Reviewed 1 week ago

All I had was an Earl Grey Chocolate Mousse. $4.50. I am a mousseaholic...this was the best I've ever had. Well done Little Cabbage!

Thank ShenaniganSam
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've recommended Mon Petit Choux for some time. I recently mentioned to my mother and sister that it was a good lunch stop en route up island. They had a wonderful sandwich, good coffee and were pleased with the meal aside until a washroom trip...More

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gaetan b, Owner at Mon Petit Choux, responded to this review

Hi mcfor Thank you so much for recommending our Cafe to your friends and family and i would like to apologies if the washrooms were not up to spec the day of your visit. We had a toilet bowl leaking a little bit of fresh...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this café bakery to try one of their Nanaimo bars. They were everything we had hoped for. The atmosphere was really nice, and the service was amazing. Very chatty staff made us feel at home. Overall a great experience.

Thank Corey H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mom and I came here with a local friend who highly recommended this place for coffee and dessert. We were not disapointed! I really wanted to try a Nanaimo bar in Nanaimo and I got exactly what I wished for. I was told by...More

Thank sharkgirl68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Their Nanaimo Bars are light and tasty - not heavy with filler that's like mortar. Then try their Carmel Apple tart or Lemon Curd tart! Excellent Bistro coffees. Interesting customer base - lots of Petit Chou fanatics!

Thank Derek G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful little cafe that serves amazing French pastries and great coffee! It's a little disorienting when you first enter but you are welcome to take a seat ( if you can get one :) and someone will come help you. We enjoyed...More

Thank NonaleaB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an excellent breakfast at Mon Petit Choux. The French toast and eggs with salmon were delicious. The cappuccino was outstanding. The service was good and the staff very friendly. We had a lively and supportive discussion with Étienne about American politics (as we...More

Thank Michelle56_13
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This restaurant was so comfortable, it had the ease of relaxed service, we didn't feel rushed to get out. The pastries were so yummy. The service was excellent, and so efficient. I would definitely go back!

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Whenever we are downtown Nanaimo we go have a coffee and a bite to eat there.The place is so laid back.If we take our grandchildren they are spoiled is our favourite place in downtown Nanaimo

Thank U2484WNjeffreys
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Susan S
Would really like to know your hours of operation. Can't find anything on your various websites.
11 December 2015|
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Response from YukonStef | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Gerda H.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Cafe, French, Canadian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Commercial St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-753-6002
  • E-mail
We make all our breads and pastries using organic flour, butter and sugar. our eggs are from a local farm and our coffee is from Drumroaster in Duncan. We serve delicious breakfast and lunch using only high quality ingredients in a relax and friendly atmosphere