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The Snug Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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445 Bowen Island Trunk Rd, British Columbia V0N 1G0, Canada
+1 604-947-0402
05:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 05:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 16:00
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Bowen Island, Canada
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I regularly eat at The Snug for Sunday brunch with my family, and have taken my students for a meal, and friends for a chat over coffee. It is always a warm, inviting atmosphere with quiet music in the background so though it is small, it offers a private place to eat well and meet friends, associates and family.

Thank CACameron
Vancouver, Canada
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91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We had a truly wonderful breakfast at The Snug Cafe. We had also enjoyed their homemade croissants earlier and enjoyed excellent lattes. Couldn't fault our meals of eggs, bagels, ham, cheese. Outstanding.. Would definitely go back.

Thank June Q
Calgary, Canada
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I had a lovely lunch here with my son. The food was very good. We both had toasted sandwiches the were delectable. The atmosphere is very homey here and the service is very good. The people doing the cooking work very hard to do a good job and also to keep up the the endless line of patrons.

Thank Tornane
Vancouver Canada
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Cant find any other word to describe this place. Very homy or perhaps just comfortable for a meal. Great traditional breakfast and well worth the time to visit the place. Not cheap but worth every penny.

Thank BillBo-62
Bowen Island, Canada
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful family run, community minded coffee shop/restaurant. Very friendly staff in casual setting with consistently tasty food offerings

Thank rodthebull
Pitt Meadows, Canada
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Every time we come to Bowen we get off the ferry and walk to the Snug Cafe. We were saddened to hear that the owner had died since our last visit, as he was always warm and welcoming. The food however was still the same as ever, and worth coming for. We have been here for two nights this time,... More 

Thank Keith44562666
quickneasy, Owner at The Snug Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review - always glad to hear of people returning on a regular basis. Wanted to let you know that the Snug is in fact a family owned business and my late husband the famous "Blu" is sadly no longer with us but the rest of the family myself Jo Hayes (Owner) William Hayes (Chef) Sarah-Jane Hayes... More 

Burnaby, Canada
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111 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Snug Cafe is the perfect place to go for a coffee and just relax.The inside is very cute and inviting. All of the staff were very friendly. Though we didn't get anything to eat, the menu was large and there was a great variety of things to choose from. Their Matcha Lattes were good- we would recommend! It's worth... More 

Thank Caribby96
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast here recently. Great eggs bennie, two different ways, and a cappuccino just as ordered. Even the potatoes were yummy. We recommend giving this place a try!

Thank Barbara H
Sydney, Australia
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111 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

It's nothing fancy, but the food was fresh and reasonably priced. It's a matter of lining up to place your order, and they'll bring it to the table. There is both inside and outside seating - all quite informal. They offer a wide selection of breakfast options, plus sandwiches and cakes/pastries.

Thank Allan L
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

For lunch I ate a delicious beet burger. The patty was fresh and moist with peach and avocado slices and a compliment of sauce.

Thank Lisa H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
05:00 - 16:00
05:00 - 16:00
05:00 - 16:00
05:00 - 16:00
05:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 Bowen Island Trunk Rd, British Columbia V0N 1G0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Bowen Island
  • Phone Number: +1 604-947-0402

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