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Common Loaf Bake Shop

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180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-3915
07:00 - 19:00
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Port Ludlow, Washington
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We bought a cheese loaf at friend's recommendation but found an excellent loaf from someone's grandma in the farmer's market on Saturday morning.

Thank Judith W
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Doing a walkabout in town(doing the tourist thing) when this heavenly aroma wafted our way. Well, needless to say, we followed our noses and found this place. We looked at the menu, ordered and sat down to wait. As a bonus, a local sat beside us striking up a conversation. I like to hear local history etc where ever I... More 

Thank Dave A
Victoria, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped at Common Loaf for breakfast and ordered the panini and the blueberry pie. The chicken panini was great and the pie was mediocre. Great small town vibe but nothing extraordinary.

Thank Maxwell N
Wasaga Beach, Canada
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90 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though the place is small, people willingly shared tables. My gluten-free sandwich was fantastic, and hubby's burrito was also great. We each bought a dessert square (mine gluten-free ) for the road, and they were yummy. Would highly recommend.

Thank BarbLH
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101 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had breakfast here one day in our trip and really enjoyed it! Food was good and there were all kinds of baked goods available. We sat upstairs and I thought it was a bit awkward because when you needed something, you had to go downstairs. They should put a condiment area upstairs as well. I had... More 

Thank oneyeartraveller
Regina, Canada
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great spot for breakfast! Some great options at a good price. Very delicious! Note cash only!

Thank HDR68
Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small cafe that is staffed by very talented and dedicated people. Great egg dishes and very generous sides of toast! And great coffee too!

Thank stevensE8641XY
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bread, eggs, sausage, bacon and home fries had sooooo much flavour! This ranks as my favourite breakfast ever. Coffee was very good.

Thank TERRYA265
Vancouver, Canada
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173 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can not think of a better place to be on a rainy day. This was and always is our morning coffee with muffin stop. It can't be beat. many years ago they had a seven layer cake which was to die for - number of calories you nearly did. They don't seem to have time to make it, to... More 

Thank Italyinjune07
Nanaimo, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered a Matcha Turmeric brownie. It was disappointingly not very matcha like but a very good brownie all in all.

Thank CiaraCreations

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 1st Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino
  • Phone Number: +1 250-725-3915
A local favorite since 1980, The Common Loaf Bake Shop provides hardy healthy and tasty fresh baked goods, gourmet coffee, breakfast and lunch choices.Local Favorites include world famous cheese buns and deliciously sticky cinnies. Internet access in this licensed establishment serving everything from a beer to a great specialty coffee make it a great spot to hang out. Please note our business does not accept credit or debit cards but we are conveniently located next to the bank.

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