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True Grain Bread

1725 Cowichan Bay Rd, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1NO, Canada
+1 250-746-7664
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pastries” (26 reviews)
“cookies” (42 reviews)
“pretzels” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Healthy, Canadian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1725 Cowichan Bay Rd, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1NO, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had the most awesome baguettes - 1 German and 1 French, delicious ! good coffee, great service by two lovely server. We were far from otherwise we would have bought some of the wonderful breads on display.

Thank jacobendure7
Bruce S, Owner at True Grain Bread, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the huge kudos. Hope to dee you again soon,

Reviewed 1 week ago

A real asset to the valley. Great assortment of excellent breads and sweets plus home grown and ground flours.

Thank CM J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

local bread, great folk, good coffee. they do an awesome Christmas setting - lots of delicious goodies. The employees are so friendly. parking is a problem however if you slip in and grab some bread or baguette or croissant and head home or to your...More

Thank Ecoteri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely, cozy place with some of the best baked goods on the island. Staff is friendly and helpful. The baking style is mostly German, but they have a good mix of sweet and savory items and good tea and coffee.

Thank Anguel T
Bruce S, Owner at True Grain Bread, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, that's quite a compliment!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome selection of breads and treats, lots of organic and locally made products. Terrific service!

Thank Matt C
Bruce S, Owner at True Grain Bread, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, i'm glad you had a nice visit

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty of different bread and pastry and some really good coffee as well. Small sitting area as a cool hangout too.

Thank Bigimeyer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love these little 'finds'! My friend and I came to Cow Bay for a little excursion from Victoria and to get some cinnamon raisin bread. She has been here many times and is well aware of this bakery's stellar reputation. I'm a 'newbie' but definitely...More

Thank Sahali
Bruce S, Owner at True Grain Bread, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

That is a good friend you have, a good friend! Thanks for the feedback.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is the kind of place where the aromas catch you half way down the street and draw you in. Decadent pastries and good hearty loves of bread. Prices are a bit steep (compared to your regular grocery loaf of bread) but so well worth...More

Thank Laurie W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent bakery with delicious breads, cookies and pastries. Love the inside atmosphere. Enjoy a coffee and try their apple strudel and ginger cookies. Has a European bakery feel. Quality products I highly recommend. I'm here for a few more days and will surely visit again....More

Thank Anmore1115
Bruce S, Owner at True Grain Bread, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review. I am glad you enjoyed our craftsmanship.

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Good coffee and excellent pastries, right on the waterfront, make this a great breakfast spot. I had the croissant and my daughter the raspberry Danish. Very good baked goods!

Thank Robb1n419
Bruce S, Owner at True Grain Bread, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thanks for the great review!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Cuisine
Healthy, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 18:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1725 Cowichan Bay Rd, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1NO, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Cowichan Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-746-7664
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Description
True Grain Bread is an old world-inspired European bakery specializing in "modern wheat free" ancient grains. We bake everything on site from scratch using primarily organic ingredients. Everything is hand-crafted and all of the bread is baked freshly every day.
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