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Holly's Diner

$$ - $$$
Diner, Canadian
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350 Balfour Ferry, Balfour, British Columbia V0G 1C0, Canada
+1 250-229-2208
08:00 - 18:00
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Washington State
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were returning from Ainsworth Hot Springs and looking for a place to have breakfast. Stopped in at Holly's Diner on a whim, and found a great little place with good coffee, great food, and a friendly atmosphere. Trina, our cook was very nice and prepared perfect meals...eggs cooked exactly to order. We will definitely stop here again when traveling... More 

Thank rbraman
Little Rock, Arkansas
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Friendly Service and Good Burgers. The lake views were nice while eating. So convenient while we were waiting to boarding the ferry. We finished our food just in time to board.

Thank Traveling4452
Port Townsend, Washington
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We had a great breakfast while sitting out on the deck watching the Balfour ferry come and go. Super friendly service while not overwhelming. Cute spot, we'd come back again for sure.

Thank doraexplorespnw
Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Nice views of the lake and port. Good food and drinks. Local artisan's works available to view or buy.

Thank Robert O
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Excellent service! Food is very good. Holly really looked after our group of golfers before each round. She also catered to our hotel. We had a range of meals from BBQ steak, pizza and Mexican.

Thank CrazyCanuck46
Nelson, Canada
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Our son and I took a little road trip to Balfour and stopped by this cafe for a coffee, conversation, and just to enjoy the terrific view of our beautiful lake. The menu looks delicious but we didn't order anything this time, but will the next. The friendly service and peaceful, beautiful view is worth it just to stop by... More 

Thank Lilly653
Spokane, Washington
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670 reviews
456 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

I ordered a cheeseburger and they didn't do it at all how I ordered it. The view was nice of the marina. Real friendly service, but cook didn't read order.

Thank fool4travelin
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

It seems that this place is now called hollys diner. Whatever the name the food is excellent. Prepared fresh and quick when ordered. Tried lunch and breakfast. The breakfast sandwich was the best I've ever had And the burgers are delicious. Prices are great too. For the same price as a crummy fast food combo you can have something much... More 

Thank Dandylonglegs
Pacifica, California
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015

We stopped by after a trip to Ainsworth. The place is clean and inviting.Two of us had fresh crab quesadillas with house salad. The meal came with red, white and blue corn chips and homemade salsa The salad dressing was homemade and most delicious. Another in our party had the pulled pork sandwich with homemade coleslaw and fries, These were... More 

Thank Yvonne L
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014 via mobile

My family and I stopped in the restaurant after having a great time at Ainsworth. There were 7 of us, my husband and I ordered the fish and chips. All of us ordered pretty much at the same time. Well when it came time for the food every one hand gotten their food but for my husband and I. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 Balfour Ferry, Balfour, British Columbia V0G 1C0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Balfour
  • Phone Number: +1 250-229-2208

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?