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2590 Cadboro Bay Rd, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
250-592-2896
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07:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:30 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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Halifax, Canada
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107 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in to get myself a mocha. I saw what looked like beautiful cakes and deserts. I asked the server explicitly what was in the cake because I have a picky child who won't eat anything with chunks of nuts, jams, very picky. The girl assured me that the cake didn't have anything but chocolate. My mocha was cold,... More 

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Thank Islanderabroad
Victoria, Canada
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This has been our favourite bakery for many years and the quality and service still remains high! Fantastic selection of baked goods, soups and salads. But really we mostly go for the delicious desserts! The only recommendation is please more GF and vegan options! We have become GF by choice in the past few years and have sadly had to... More 

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Thank Suzanne F
Vancouver, Canada
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1,654 reviews
795 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 426 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This is a great place for a tasty lunch or just a light snack. We stopped here again this past week for a tasty scone & coffee, which was very tasty. Staff are friendly & efficent, well worth the experience!

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Thank sashakeena
Victoria, Canada
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108 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Love the sweets and cakes that are made here. They also have great tea and coffee selections. Great place for go for meetings.

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Vancouver, Canada
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1,654 reviews
795 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 426 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We came here for a lunch, just prior to going to my dentist office, which is up stairs. We went with a tasty bowl of vegetable soup which included piece of toasted bread, staff are always friendly.

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Thank sashakeena
Vancouver, Canada
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1,654 reviews
795 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 426 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We came here for a tasty lunch! We both went with the panini sandwich, which was the special of the day, also added a cup of dark roast coffee. Staff are friendly and it was very busy. Great location for any day time meal!

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Thank sashakeena
Victoria, Canada
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46 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

There's wifi, but only for the staff. They refused to share the password. Definitely not in keeping with the competition.

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Thank air4ce
Victoria, Canada
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Not in the downtown area, but really worth finding! Everything is so freshly made, soup, or quiche, or pasteries, and the ambiance of this special little place.....charming! Reminds me of a bustling european bistro. Fast paced and terrific energy, full of locals.

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Thank valerieodell1967
Victoria, Canada
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101 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Fabulous Panini, great vanilla brioche and perfect latte. Tables inside and out with a water bowl to welcome my dog. There were 4 dogs with their owners enjoying lunch. Mouth watering pastries and cookies, home made soup and crisp well dressed salads, quiche, pizzette and a huge selection of muffins. Lots of street parking as well as underground. Charming and... More 

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Thank DONNA D
Cape Town, South Africa
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115 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

My husband, who is the least-likely to complain about things in restaurants, actually went up and told them that the coffee was weak. As he put it, you shouldn't be able to see through coffee. The friends we were with said that Pure Vanilla had recently changed coffee brands and there had been a deterioration in the coffee. I found... More 

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Thank Elizabeth B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2590 Cadboro Bay Rd, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: 250-592-2896
Description
This is a sit-down bakery / cafe.

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