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In the Beantime Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, Canadian
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18 High Street, Ladysmith, British Columbia V9G 1A8, Canada
+1 250-245-2305
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Duncan, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Usually have lunches at this restaurant and appreciate the quick service, tasty food and great prices. Staff are always friendly.

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Thank Stephanie P
Ladysmith, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a really cute restaurant to go to. They make great homemade soups &'sandwiches. It is small but quaint.

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Thank marilynwants
Ladysmith, British Columbia
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff is friendly, atmosphere is warm, food is great. Don't forget to pay it forward with a marble for the jar.

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Thank travel65love
Duncan, Canada
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

I met a friend here for breakfast. We both ordered the early bird special and I got a pot of mint tea as well. When it was delivered to our table I noticed immediately that there was nothing appealing to the presentation and I was hoping the taste would make up for it. But to my disappointment the sausages tasted... More 

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Thank lilianelockhart
Ladysmith, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Lovely, relaxing atmosphere, great coffee and the best cinnamon rolls ever. Will definitely be going back there.

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Thank Chris D
Kelowna
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80 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Hopefully our experience was something out of the ordinary, and it was a bad day for the kitchen. I ordered eggs and hash brown, and when my meal was served, the potatoes were cold. I ate one small piece and advised the waitress who had not even left the table. She took my plate away and advised the kitchen. Almost... More 

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Thank Robert M
Ladysmith, Canada
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

One of the community gathering places! Very friendly staff, and local art on the walls (various artists and groups display there)

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Thank William B
duncan bc
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I found this hidden gem recently, they have great breakfasts and good lunches at a reasonable price. Their "goodies" to go with a coffee are varied and delicious. The decor is down home in the best way. All the locals go which is always a good indicator.

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Thank yellow666
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I have eaten at Beantime 4 or 5 times in the last year and each time I mean to write a review as the service & quality have been excellent. Simply great food & great service!

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Thank Jeff P
Ladysmith, Canada
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I ordered a cranberry cake. It was hard to even push a fork through and tasted like maybe last week it was fresh even the icing looked ancient . I will definitely avoid their desert display.

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Thank Patricia916

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 High Street, Ladysmith, British Columbia V9G 1A8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Ladysmith
  • Phone Number: +1 250-245-2305

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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?