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Cafe Vincente

441 Campbell Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R2Z0, Canada
250-725-2599
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Ranked #22 of 43 restaurants in Tofino
Price range: $4 - $11
Cuisines: Canadian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Dessert
Description: Cafe Vincente is Tofino's hidden gem. Dine in or take out seating inside for 30 seating outside for 20. breakfast special $5.99 available all day. Home of Liz's famous Chili and Stu's Vegetarian curry stew
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English first
Cowichan Bay, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We took our grandson here for breakfast before his surfing lesson. It took 35 minutes to get a simple breakfast of ham and eggs and the place wasn't even busy. The "kitchen" was totally disorganised and we wondered if any of the staff knew what they were suppose to be doing. Other customers were also very upset by the service... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

We started our day with breakfast here on our way out of town. Greeted by friendly staff you order at the counter and your food is brought to you at your table. Warm, friendly efficient service. We had the standard breakfast two eggs with ham with a few miniature pieces of pineapple and grapes. It came in a reasonable amount... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Friendly staff, great menu, consistently good food. We've been visiting here for three years and make a point of going here for breakfast. Really good coffee and not bad value for money.

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Hünstetten
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We were recommended 3 breafast locations, however all were closed, as we were eating in early at 7:30 before our bear watching tour. More as a matter of "only choice", we went into a more "local" looking breakfast/lunch location. Small queue of locals heading off to work in front of us. Quick ordering process, open kitchen hence you could see... More

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Modest facility, but this is the best breakfast I've ever had. We go there every time we stay in Tofino

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Lancashire UK
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75 reviews 75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We had our breakfast here - not a great deal of choice but at least we were able to sit outside. The food was basic but satisfying. It is a self-service style place where you order the food in the cafe and they bring it out to you. We were a little disappointed overall and if we ever return to... More

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Ottawa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

First of all, we are not picky. Check out my other reviews, we are usually happy with everything. This place was not clean. The cook behind the counter had no hairnet and she kept touching her face and her hair while cooking. No gloves, not washing her hands. We were revolted. Unfortunately we had already ordered our food. My eggs... More

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The Netherlands
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We were here for a late lunch. That didn't keep the staff from vacuum cleaning the seating area though. Fortunately one customer made a remark. We had some coffee and tea and both had the vegetarian curry stey since all chili was gone. I had a nice hot curry stew, my husband however had a cold one so he asked... More

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Chilliwack, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

This was the perfect place for brunch after a nice walk around town. Very good service too even when busy. I do wonder why the fruit served with the delicious sandwiches doesn't include fresh local and in-season strawberries and raspberries instead of pineapple and crunchy melon? It won't keep me from coming back and I would recommend this place to... More

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Rhode Island
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Just enjoyed the best egg sandwich of my life. Friendly staff, good music. We'll be back tomorrow. Nice outdoor seating area and cozy inside dining room.

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