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Blue Door Cafe

5415 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T6, Canada
(250) 723-8811
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Ranked #25 of 75 Restaurants in Port Alberni
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- Aug 23, 2014
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English first
Port Alberni, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Clean, friendly, knowledgeable as to one's preferences. The cook/waitress/sous chef/local guide is personable. She may not know your name but she knows what you are likely to have to eat and will start it as she greets you with "The usual?" I stop by for brunch as often as I can. Prices are reasonable when compared to other restaurants in... More

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Port Alberni, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Not great food, poor decor, and over priced.It looks trashy and dirty, and I think the owner is stressed and hates criticism.

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We stopped off at Port Alberni for a road trip lunch, walked once around the quay and settled on the Blue Door for first class omelette and coffee. Nothing clever, but good to watch the food being cooked up in front of us, great to see such a squeaky-clean washroom, and a pleasure to be served by ladies who combined... More

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Vancouver
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We just needed to quickly grab some takeout and the train conductor had directed us to this cute little cafe. Two lovely women greeted us as we placed an order for takeout. The fries were pretty greasy but hey, they are fries...what do you expect?! Next time we're in town we'll stop in for a proper sit down meal.

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Courtney B.C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Fresh quality and very tasty. Small but quant. I always find it open. You can enjoy your meal out in the sun under an umbrella, or inside at A counter or table with provided reading materials on local events including fishing info. I stop there often.

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Warwick, England
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

We went in for an early breakfast before taking a day's boat trip. The food was freshly cooked and my wife's pancake was particularly good. Great value.

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We came across this place by accident and were really pleased we did. We found ourselves in Port Alberni on a Sunday morning, starving for something to eat. The Blue Door didn't look like much from the outside, but don't be fooled. Our waitress was friendly and chatty and the food was really good. I had an enormous pancake with... More

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Hamilton
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121 reviews 121 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We wanted a good breakfast and saw the mixed reviews about Blue Door. Well we got a great breakfast and a pleasant conversation with the cook/hostess/waitress. We sat at the bar and she brought the local news paper over and we talked about the current floods in Calgary while our food was cooking. We were all alone and had a... More

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Vancouver
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Great Owner & Staff, Great Food A Wonderful Cafe to visit while in Port Alberni. Down by the docks which make it a wonderful place to enjoy food and coffee.

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vancouver
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Always good food, cooked right in front of you, small cafe, but you get to know your 'neighbors', very quaint, excellent service,

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