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All 76 Port Alberni Restaurants

Swale Rock Cafe

5328 Argyle St., Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T8, Canada
250.723.0777
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Ranked #22 of 76 Restaurants in Port Alberni
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Courtenay, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Service has always been terrific and food great value. A great stop for breakfast when heading across the island to long Beach.

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Bozeman, Montana
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96 reviews 96 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

What a great find. Cute little restaurant, nice ambiance, excellent service and great food. Went here for breakfast. Almost everything is home made from the breads to the jams to the sauces. Great selection of eggs benes. Will try this place again when in Porte Alberni. Great value.

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port alberni
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I have given this place enough chances.Every 4 years i have come back to the same rude waitress..who makes you pay for bad uneaten food..I have had rotten green ham,cold eggs benny,tough unseasoned steak..when the waitress takes away uneaten food and offers no apologies and makes you pay for it..this is nuts..the food and staff is horrific..there was a time... More

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Port Alberni, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Fry bread or fisherman's bread and home made bumbleberry jam are a must try! Hopefully all will be like my first visit. The second visit the oil was too cool which made the resulting fry bread.... oily otherwise known as GREASY! The restaurant is rather dreary and dark; however, the food is excellent. Short hours are great for the staff;... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I am a big fan of small little diners such as this. Everytime I visit places such as swale rock they always have a great atmosphere and great food. The fisherman's bread and home made bumbleberry jam are a must try. The portions are great and you won't be leaving hungry if you have the hungry man's breakfast or an... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I just stopped in port Alberti for lunch and I had a seafood club sandwich, which had a perfect combination of beacon, tomatoes and shrimps... And to finish this amazing meal I had one of those breads, I think they call therm fisherman bread, it was perfect!!!

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Port Alberni, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If you want a great breakfast this is a must. If you are not worried about calories or want to treat yourself order the fishermans bread. Also served on menu home made jam and bread.

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Burnaby, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Bakery yeast bread makes great toast and their Fisherman's bread is great too. Is very good with their raspberry jam ... it is a little too sweet for my taste but then I notice when there is too much sugar in stuff because I am diabetic. Eggs are good, too many potatoes in their hashbrowns and french fries, I like... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

If you love eggs benedict, this is the place for you. Simply delicious. Then take a short stroll to the Harbour key, and enjoy the inlet.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Swale Rock Cafe is very close to where I work. Just tried having lunch there with my children for a nice break in my day. Waited over 40 minutes after ordering to discover our order had been lost and still wasn't ready. Don't know what the food is like. We didn't get to taste it. We had to leave without... More

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Additional Information about Swale Rock Cafe

Address: 5328 Argyle St., Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T8, Canada
Phone Number: 250.723.0777
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Alberni

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