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Cow Bay Cafe

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205 Cow Bay Rd, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 1A2, Canada
2506271212
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Casual Italian & coastal fare in a cozy neighbourhood cafe located on the...
Casual Italian & coastal fare in a cozy neighbourhood cafe located on the waterfront in Cow Bay Featuring... Seasonal specials posted daily House made bread and dessertsFine selection of International wine and craft beersEat In / Take AwayGluten free& kid friendly
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  • 104
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  • 40
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great dinner!

My wife and I stopped here for dinner the other night, our server was very pleasant and the food was delicious! Great place!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Sylvan lake
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Prince George
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Let me say that the food was very very good. However the attitude of the manageress/owner to deal with a problem was indescribably bad. As we were a group of five we made a reservation a the later sitting. We arrived on time and was greeted by the owner, I gave her my name , time, #of guest. Without even... More 

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Sylvan lake
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

My wife and I stopped here for dinner the other night, our server was very pleasant and the food was delicious! Great place!

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Silverton, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This restaurant's location on the water in charming Cow Bay makes it a winner, but if not for that, I wouldn't much recommend it. While it has nice windows to the bay and the decor is cute, it is very small so you feel like you are sitting really close to everybody else. And one waitress seemed to be serving... More 

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Deal, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

had lunch here and a bevvy once,popular with locals good food and drinks,reasonable prices and good service,quirky interior and games available for clientel.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I was in a hurry and they served me quickly and the soup was accompanied by a fresh salad and bread. It was delicious and good value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

On July 18th I had dinner at the Cow Bay Cafe, a delicious pizza and chicken salad, the last night in Prince Rupert of what was to be a 2 week trip sailing to Haida Gwaii and back down south. The plan was to head out early in the morning and to my horror, after getting back to the boat,... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

A great restaurant in the heart of Cow Bay/Prince Rupert. Right on the water and very interesting menu.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We stumbled upon this restaurant and hadn't read any reviews. It has a great atmosphere and it just continues to get better from there. Absolutely delicious everything that we tried. Delightful service and the best Bruschetta that I have ever had.

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Salida, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We loved this restaurant! I had the best Pappardelle of my life with the most delicious sauce. My husband had the Salmon that was perfectly cooked and wonderful. The bonus here, as if you needed one...are the friendly, fun owners and waitstaff. Wish we could've gone there both days in Prince Rupert!

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Five of us had dinner here last night, everything was scrumptious. My salmon was perfectly done, and the gravlax I had as a starter had pure salmon flavour and was wonderfully matched with the salad of arugula and mustard vinegrette. We made reservations dine here again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 205 Cow Bay Rd, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 1A2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Prince Rupert
  • Phone Number: 2506271212

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

Casual Italian & coastal fare in a cozy neighbourhood cafe located on the waterfront in Cow Bay Featuring... Seasonal specials posted daily House made bread and dessertsFine selection of International wine and craft beersEat In / Take AwayGluten free& kid friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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