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1460 5th Ave, Valemount, British Columbia V0E 2Z0, Canada
250-566-4565
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  • 14
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 17
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Breakfast

Very much a mom and pop restaurant with home style cooking. Very clean and tidy. Good service from our waitress, and a exceptional well cooked Breakfast done as we requested. We will come and try their liver and onions for supper on our next visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2014
Garth Stanley W
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Very much a mom and pop restaurant with home style cooking. Very clean and tidy. Good service from our waitress, and a exceptional well cooked Breakfast done as we requested. We will come and try their liver and onions for supper on our next visit.

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Edmonton, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Ate supper then breakfast here. The place was busy so obviously others like it too! Dinner was freshly prepared for us - hambuger soup, followed by sandwiches. We watched 3 guys try to polish off those avalanche burgers! Only one was successful. Breakfast was quick, hot and fresh as well.

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Edmonton, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Very large portions. Excellent choices in the menu at very reasonable prices. Daily breakfast and supper specials.

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Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Family owned, rustic style, honest menus, large helpings, home cooked, hot tasty food served in a friendly manner. Seems to be a favorite hangout for the locals too. Great for families, couples and single travellers, friendly, clean, a must for breakfast, lunch or supper.

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14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Could not believe how economically priced the breakfast was when we dined here. Genuinely friendly service. Wonderfully prepared food. An absolute delight!

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Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Good breakfast, good lunch. Try the Alpine Stack for lunch. I enjoyed it so much I had it 2 days in a row. My husband's chicken burger was exceptional - a whole breast of chicken. The service was prompt and staff very friendly.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

You don't come here for gourmet meals, but the atmosphere is old-timey and facilitates chatting with people at neighbouring tables. We had burgers and fries, which were quite good (the sautéed mushrooms were fresh and tasty) and an absolutely fantastic sticky toffee pudding which was worth the trip right there. Service was friendly, prices reasonable.

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Calgary, AB
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Average in every way. Average prices. Average food. Average service. Simple place. Husband/wife operation. Big portions of tasteless food. Busy place though... Had kids menu and crayons.

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Menai Bridge, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

More of a cafe than a restaurant. Very quiet when we arrived but was overflowing within 15 mins. Only two waitresses serving and one had her arm in a sling but was doing a good job. They lost our starter order, which made our stay much longer. My main of fish and chips was really good, the fish had not... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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184 reviews 184 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Thought I'd go for a home cooked meal. The special was talapia, rice & veg; so i ordered it. Had 2 cups of coffee waiting but all was good until plate arrived. I went to cut fish with fork & couldn't so I cut it with the knife. I put it in my mouth it was dry hard & digusting.... More 

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  • Address: 1460 5th Ave, Valemount, British Columbia V0E 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Valemount
  • Phone Number: 250-566-4565

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