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205 Cow Bay Rd, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 1A2, Canada
2506271212
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Price range: $5 - $30
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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

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English first
Terrace, British Columbia, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I always make a point to stop in for a bite to eat when in town for business or pleasure. Not only to see my cousin who is by far the best server they could of hired for such a unique, friendly restaurant but to enjoy fresh, homemade food. Caeser salad is to die for so i always get this... More 

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Oldsmar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Enjoyed a wonderful lunch on the cafés patio waterside. A terrific salad and flatbread pizza with some terrific BC Chardonnay. Very good service and a visit from the owner completed our great dining experience.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Nice little place to go for lunch or snack and visit relax . Alot of tourists come here because it's right down cowbay and I find it an enjoyable little place

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British Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A lovely Friday night dinner with friends. The barley risotto I ordered (with a perfectly prepared tenderloin on top) was soooooo creamy and delicious. I tried my hand at a similar recipe at home.... not as good! My companions loved their meals as well - between us we ate pretty much everything on the fresh board. Service is good -... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Two Proseccos on the wine list turned out only to be one (they'd run out of the other) but the one they had was perfectly nice. We were in Prince Rupert because we had to be (we'd come up the Inside Passage and were flying back to Vancouver) but were really pleased we'd made it - what an interesting place... More 

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b.c. ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Excellent food and service...Portions are a good size...who said tiny?? You'll love it! Getting late to be outside but try the pizza..for sure.

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Kiama, Australia
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31 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This little cafe had a great vibrant atmosphere. The food was excellent and the coffee not too bad either. It gets busy so book ahead regardless of the day of the week.

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Brockville, Canada
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Small portions...im an average size male,and had to go to a different restaurant after my $18 pasta meal to eat an omolette. Very dissatisfied. Also, I discovered after the meal that I could have had a side salad for only a dollar more and the waitress never said a thing. Do yourself a favor and pass on this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Good food and you can sit outside or inside and see the waterfront. Staff very friendly. Fresh fish. A little pricey but worth it!

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Malawi
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8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Wandering Prince Rupert while on a visit recently and I found this little cafe right on the water front, lunch was served by the owner and the food, service and location were great. Chowder supremely tasty and warming on a chilly day (for me) sat outside...looking out over the bay and the little harbour. Recommend it for sure!

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Additional Information about Cow Bay Cafe

Address: 205 Cow Bay Rd, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 1A2, Canada
Phone Number: 2506271212
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Prince Rupert
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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