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Stamps Cafe

American, Seafood, Soups, Pacific Rim
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4277 Stamp Ave, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 7X8, Canada
(250) 724-7171
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Reservations

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food, Good Service

Stamps Cafe, located in the Barclay Best Western Hotel is a bright, comfortable restaurant offering a varied menu and excellent service. As we are local, we usually visit the restaurant for lunch. They have a wonderful seafood chowder, some really great salads and a good selection of burgers and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
islandgurl2
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Port Alberni, Canada
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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Port Alberni, Canada
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129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I come here regularly with staff. It's a nice place that's easy to get a large table. The food is consistent, not fancy but decently prepared.

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Sechelt, Canada
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

It was our first visit to this restaurant. Pleasant surroundings. Good menu. Friendly service. Good food. Reasonable prices. We went there for a birthday dinner.

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Very good breakfast and with excellent Sunday staff. Evening meal also good overlooking the open swimming pool

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Victoria, Canada
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Stamps is a Cafe. Not fine dining. But the food and service were excellent. We met some friends here at their recommendation as they often eat here. Coming from Alberta I wanted some "fresh local fish". Not disappointed.

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Port Alberni, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Stamps Cafe, located in the Barclay Best Western Hotel is a bright, comfortable restaurant offering a varied menu and excellent service. As we are local, we usually visit the restaurant for lunch. They have a wonderful seafood chowder, some really great salads and a good selection of burgers and sandwiches. My favourite is the mushroom veggie burger, usually ordered with... More 

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Abbotsford, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We had breakfast at Stamps Cafe...it was an average meal. One consisting of eggs, bacon and toast, the other was pancakes and eggs. Service was good, prices reasonable...only beef...it's in the Best Western Hotel building and there is no sign outside saying where it is. Great if you are a local, not so good if you are passing through looking... More 

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Port Alberni, Canada
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17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Been here many times. Sometimes food is good, other times not so good. Really depends on who's cooking that day I guess. I ordered a sweet teriyaki chicken salad and it was amazing! But I have ordered it 3 times since then and was disappointed every time. Waitresses are friendly, and it is usually easy to find a quiet place... More 

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Port Alberni, Canada
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is becoming a bit of a habit for Jaeger Schnitzel. There's lots of items we have yet to check out. No doubt we will as we've enjoyed the service. Thanksgiving we took the mother-in-law there for Turkey special. It was pretty much as good as home-made except my mother was not the best cook ;). MORE gravy would have... More 

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Kawerau, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We often don't eat in a hotel as they tend to be expensive but this one wasn't too expensive; the quantity, selection and service were very good both for dinner & breakfast. As the hotel has an on site restaurant it doesn't do a tariff with free breakfast.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

So yummmY! Service and food excellent... loved the ham with breakfast and the frenchtoast was wonderful!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4277 Stamp Ave, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 7X8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: (250) 724-7171

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Soups, Pacific Rim

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Doing business, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?