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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“sandwich” (37 reviews)
“soup” (18 reviews)
“bread” (13 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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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend had never been here before so we went for lunch. Shawn met us at the door and opened it for us. Amen came out to meet us also. Told us the specials and we ordered off the sandwich board. The food was fresh...More

2  Thank victoriawS4439MS
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Hearty, healthy and full of flavour soups....I'm hooked! The staff and owner are always friendly and create a warm and welcoming environment. I recommend this place for wholesome eats for sure :)

1  Thank Sara F
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Always my favourite coffee shop in Campbell River! Great food, friendly family owners. Easy parking across the street. View of the water and Quadra Island.

1  Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 7 December 2017

The Eggs Bennys are one of the best in town. I slightly different herb perhaps added to the sauce make it one of a kind. The Sandwiches are second to none. The coffee just doesn't fit my taste. It may fit others. I think it...More

1  Thank BC K
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Our first visit and unfortunately a bit of a disappointment. Yes their sandwiches are huge as other reviews have testified but not a lot of flavour - a chunk of meat, slice of cheese, tomato and a bit of lettuce, wedged between 2 big chunks...More

Thank STAN49_12
Reviewed 27 October 2017

My husband and I stopped in here for lunch. It was our 1st time. My husband ordered a loaded beef burrito and I ordered a BLT on a bagel. The burrito was huge with tons of filling and extras. We had never seen anything like...More

1  Thank LRossmann
Reviewed 18 September 2017

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 13 September 2017

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 12 September 2017 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

1  Thank Bede-Are
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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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