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Afterthoughts Restaurant

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Coffee Shop, Dessert
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32500 South Fraser Way # 190, Abbotsford, British Columbia V2T 4W1, Canada
(604) 850-1014
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Taste at the Forefront; Not an After-thought

This is a very popular restaurant in the heart of Abbotsford off South Fraser Way. It is more of an evening, coffee and desert place but also caters to those who like a light lunch (sandwiches, salads, soups). The food is very good; the service is good but largely delivered through lining up at the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Spruce Grove, Canada
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  • Families with children
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Vancouver, British Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

What a quaint little place but oh so busy and there's no wonder why! An incredible selection of in house made desserts, sandwiches, & beverages. I got a cookies and creme cake and it was absolutely delicious.

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Abbotsford, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A dangerous addictive place. Hold me back. Decadent desserts great drinks and a relaxing low key atmosphere. Casual but easily beats any Timmy's for coffee and a real authentic 5 star dessert foodie will die for.

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Abbotsford, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I recently organized a coffee and dessert event for 130 people and we sampled desserts from all over the lower mainland to try to find the perfect ones. After visiting Afterthoughts a few times and trying many of their different offerings, we knew we had to go with them as everything we tried was very tasty. When ordering, the service... More 

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Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Good service and terrific desserts made Afterthoughts a nightly visit for us during our visit to Abbotsford. Our only lament was that we didn't get to try all the different cheesecakes before we had to leave *laugh*. I also enjoyed the tea and coffee selection.

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Spruce Grove, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This is a very popular restaurant in the heart of Abbotsford off South Fraser Way. It is more of an evening, coffee and desert place but also caters to those who like a light lunch (sandwiches, salads, soups). The food is very good; the service is good but largely delivered through lining up at the buffet style service.

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Penticton, Canada
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163 reviews 163 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Have been here many times and am always been satisfied. I usually have a cheesecake and a coffee and I keep coming back so yes I think they are great. Lunch sandwiches are delicious too. A hole in the wall type location In a strip mall along South Fraser Way but worth the effort to get there.

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11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

Our favourite dessert place we have ever been to. All the homemade cakes and pies are to die for. They also have an excellent selection of beverages from coffee drinks to the teas. It is a go to place in the evening. If one thing could be changed, it would be for more comfortable chairs, maybe a renovation. But everything... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We did not eat in the restaurant, but my sister ordered cakes for her daughters wedding and OMG - the cakes were outstanding! I live 6 hours away, but would absolutely order one for myself next time I traveled to Abbotsford. The Tiramisu (sp?) especially was to die for! I don't know anything about the pricing etc or the restaurant... More 

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53 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

If you are in need of a desert fix highly recommend after thoughts wide selection of cakes, pies and cheesecakes and who doesn't love cheesecake. They have some side dishes as well if you craving a bit more like pasta salad. But I am defiantly more for the sweet tooth fix. Highly recommend!!

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Alberta, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My wife and I went to afterthoughts to pick up 2 slices of cheesecakes and once we saw how small they were we needed to buy 3 because they were so small! Once they got the cheesecakes packed up the total was 16.82! and all 3 cakes were literally like eating one real slice of cake somewhere else. Ill never... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 32500 South Fraser Way # 190, Abbotsford, British Columbia V2T 4W1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Abbotsford
  • Phone Number: (604) 850-1014

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Dessert

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?