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2 Chefs Affair

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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123B Commercial St, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-591-4656
08:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:30
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 15:00
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

2 Chefs Affair is a cozy, hole in the wall kind of place, with a rustic feel. It is open concept and service is very quick. They have a nice variety of breakfast/lunch options, and they make great coffee. If you are by yourself or in a small group, I recommend giving this charming cafe a try.

Thank Flyboy0007
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Varied menu,very tasty food highly recommend resturant and they also have fantastic catering service

Thank Nancy P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Small informal restaurant with nice luncheon fare. Was'nt impressed by the only warm coffee at the start of the meal -- but commented later, and they did serve up a nice fresh hot cup. Not open for dinner, but they do have some nice frozen take-out take-home dishes.

Thank Tony E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Food is consistently good. Service is friendly. Cozy restaurant in a great location makes for a pleasant afternoon.

Thank Paul K
Nanaimo, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Had a freat breakfast and coffee. Sticky Tables no more!!! All have been refinished and look great. Food and service was amazing

Thank eat_great4food
Courtenay, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This restaurant was highly recommended but was, unfortunately, highly disappointing! - The was a guard removed from the electrical and compressor unit above the fridge right in the eating area - it was dusty, and questionably unsafe. - The table tops (all, not just ours) were very sticky. The server indicated "don't worry, it's just the varnish". Tabletops in this... More 

1 Thank Ro B
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I ordered the Old Soul, this is how it is described on the menu.. "The wonderful ancient grain Quinoa is paired up with fresh baked apples and pears, cinnamon, maple syrup, almond butter, and topped with fresh vanilla bean yogurt to make a filling and delightful breakfast porridge." I imagined a beautiful dish with a generous helping of poached apples... More 

Thank coconutgypsea
Comox,British Columbia,Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Who doesnt like a real good breakfast and this place delivers Small little café servin up big flavor Housemade ketchup and jams beauty eggs benny and excellent housemade hollandaise Very good pricing Our service was just right Can't wait to return

2 Thank islandrockin
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Little place downtown Nanaimo. Hours are limited to morning/afternoons. They do catering so for a lunch at the office, it's great.

Thank lindaaW7215LH
Nanaimo, Canada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is one of our favourite breakfast spots in Nanaimo. The service is great, and the food is always fresh. The frittata is my husband's favourite, and mine is the roasted tomato egg scramble. Service with their delicious homemade jam and homemade ketchup for the hash browns. Yum!

Thank Debbieobrien519

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123B Commercial St, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-591-4656

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