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“Great place”

The Bean Counter Cafe
Ranked #1 of 2 Coffee & Tea in Bowser
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We visit The Bean Counter quite often, living not far away at Qualicum. We sometimes go up the coast for a drive and sometimes walk our hound at an excellent nearby walk, the LIghthouse Community Park. When venturing out up the highway we make a point of stopping for a coffee and a bite. The food we have had has always been excellent and the service likewise. The staff there have always been friendly and helpful. My wife and I often share a sandwich on incredibly good bread. My only complaint is that when we walk our hound on Sundays, we forget The Bean Counter closes as 4 pm and so have to forego the planned visit.

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Thank Warrigal
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Great place to stop for light lunch with home made soups, casseroles, sandwiches and baked goods. Young staff are energetic and usually pleasant.

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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Visited the brew for the first time for a quick lunch, only to be turned off instantly. The tall blonde back and fourth from till to food handling with no washing of her hands in between. Not to mention..zero hair nets with hair hanging out everywhere. The young redhead with glasses seemed to care more about chatting with the gentlemen then she did her customers. Waste of a stop. Waste of our time.

Thank kaja46
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Yes, it is the Brew Coffee House that is now the business that is located at this location. We went there a couple of times, as we were vacationing at a resort close by. The coffee was great both times but it was the service that we found to be over and above! The first time we went there we ordered our drinks and were impressed with the friendly staff. The second time we went there, two days later we were served by the same person at the counter. When we went to place our order, she remembered our exact order from the previous visit, wow, that was outstanding, we were impressed. Very personable and friendly place that made us feel like locals!

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Thank William V
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

This place still has the same format as the Bean Counter Cafe had, but with more items to choose from in all areas. Service is excellent and timely as before. A very nice fast food alternative.

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Thank Robert P
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