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5415 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T6, Canada
(250) 723-8811
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Dining options: Breakfast

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Old Time "Mom-style" Cafe

For consistently delicious breakfasts and a bit of banter with the owner, we return to this café whenever we are in Pt. Alberni. Seating is at 3 long shared tables or at the counter, food is plentiful & nutritious and Sheila, the owner, dishes up meals and retorts without garnishing either... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Barb S
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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

For consistently delicious breakfasts and a bit of banter with the owner, we return to this café whenever we are in Pt. Alberni. Seating is at 3 long shared tables or at the counter, food is plentiful & nutritious and Sheila, the owner, dishes up meals and retorts without garnishing either. Locals are greeted with humorous repartee. Don't expect to... More 

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

Nice cheery friendly little restaurant. Located at the Quay in Port Alberni. Good food and large servings. Friendly staff, reasonable prices. You couldn't ask for anything more. Locals love the place. Tourists who happen in have a great experience.

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Port Alberni
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Blue door is always a good place for homemade breakfast. Open early for the fishermen. A small town Cafe feel to it.

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Port Alberni, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I go here when I want a hearty breakfast that is consistent. The atmosphere is a bit like a cafeteria (just big tables where you all sit together). Food is very consistent and reasonably priced.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The Blue Door Cafe is not fancy by any means. It is warm and inviting. The service is fast and friendly and the food is great. What more could a hungry person want? We sat by table indoor, (bad weather) but you can also sit at the counter facing the griddle where your food's being cooked. You can have eggs,... More 

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Port Alberni, Canada
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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

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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Address: 5415 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T6, Canada
Phone Number: (250) 723-8811
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Alberni

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  • Address: 5415 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: (250) 723-8811

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