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Shot in the Dark Cafe

940 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
+1 250-287-7414
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“sandwich” (33 reviews)
“soup” (13 reviews)
“nacho chips” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
940 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Called in for lunch having had a superb Taco Salad last year when we were in the area. Unfortunately it was after Lunchtime and they had run out of Beef but we opted for a chicken Burrito instead. Absolutely massive and very very tasty -...More

Thank Malcolm A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered our sandwiches and they were wonderful, but they are very large so we took our leftovers and had them for supper, next time we will order one and share it will be perfect. We will go again.

Thank ronrobertapivovar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good sized breakfast sandwich with a side of potatoes. Will fill you up and is delicious. Good to split with another person if you want to try more than one. 13.99/sando

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I dropped in for a cuppa and a snack at the Shot in the Dark Cafe last Thursday during a quick visit to Campbell River. Three days later, I found myself back in CR with a hungry wife and teenage daughter and thirsty for a...More

Thank Bede-Are
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to this cafe before heading out on a hike along Campbell river. Ahman made us the seaside breakfast sandwich, splitting it in half for the perfect portions. It hit the spot! Coffee was delicious as well. The perfect way to start our...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Staff were exceptionally friendly, and incredibly helpful when we needed advice on the menu, directions, and when we needed to call a cab back to Courtenay. The options for vegans was great - sandwich was the best I have had for a while! And the...More

Thank mei700
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

My wife & I tried this place for lunch while on a trip to Campbell River. We both had the santa fe sandwich was recommended by our server as his "absolute favourite". When our food arrived I was amazed at the size of the sandwich....More

Thank Island_Guy82
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This is the only place over 2 weeks in BC that we ran into grumpy unfriendly staff. One with a hat on barley could be bothered to answer question if we were in the right pkace to place a food order. The other disposed a...More

1  Thank Siggelin
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Came in for a drink with a client and they ordered a milkshake with their meal. Seeing the handmade shake made with fresh ice cream was created more anticipation. We were definitely not disappointed. The vanilla mikshake was smooth and creamy with generous portions. Sandwiches...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Group of restaurant workers made a coop where they were the boss. Saturday afternoon without an alcohol licence they were busy. If you are a NGO leader check this place out. I am fussy about health food. This place passes

Thank Tom M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 940 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Campbell River
  • Phone Number: +1 250-287-7414
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