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Arbutus Cafe

195 Kenneth St, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 1N5, Canada
(250) 746-5443
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English first
Vancouver Island, Canada
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

We pop in here quite often for lunch. Our favourite is the avocado vegi sandwich. Portions generous, fries home cut. Great staff.

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Duncan, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The Arbutus is an institution in Duncan. Great basic food (burgers, sandwiches, stir fries, etc.) in a homey nieghborhood setting. Good, friendly service. Out favorite in downtown Duncan.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My husband and I were looking for a place to eat breakfast in Duncan, BC so we took a stroll through town and found this little old time restaurant. It was like going back in time. The food was all fresh and home made, we weren't disappointed with our, Breakfast. Large portions and the staff were great. They greater their... More

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Courtenay, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This place doesn't seem to have changed much in decades. There are a lot of regulars who seem to be fixtures. If you want an olde time breakfast, try this place. Good, efficient waitress!

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Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The Monte Cristo sandwich was great - I'd go back across the country to have another. Back in January '15 - see you then!

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Duncan, Canada
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Don't let the building stop you from going in. The food is great and the servings large. Good breakfasts and burgers.

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Victoria, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

I used to enjoy the Arbutus Cafe when I lived in the area, but haven't been in years. I just phoned to find out if they were open tomorrow(Sunday) of Remembrance Day long weekend as I'll be up that way, and the man who answered the phone was very short with his answer and hung up on me! I have... More

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Kelowna, BC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We enjoyed this little restaurant. The staff was friendly and quick, the atmosphere suggested many eating were regulars. The decor was kind of funky...no fancy designer here. Well suited to the kind of eating establishment this is. We\ve had both breakfast and lunch here and were happy with both. Good portions delivered in a timely fashion and obviously fresh....no sitting... More

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Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast on the way to Nanaimo from Victoria. What a cute little cafe in a great little town. And the food was better than any breakfast we had in Victoria. Had the combo and it was delicious. A def recommend if you are passing through or in the neighborhood.

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Duncan, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Not all that impressed with the Café, we had good food but I am not sure that they have a cleaner who wears glasses as the bathroom was not clean.

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Address: 195 Kenneth St, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 1N5, Canada
Phone Number: (250) 746-5443
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Duncan

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