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409 9th Ave. North, Golden, British Columbia, Canada
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9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great character and ethos

You could browse all day in this fascinating and individual bookshop. The coffees and cakes are excellent too - and provide a further excuse to curl up with a book or keep on browsing. Great range of quirky t-shirts too!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Perth
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

You could browse all day in this fascinating and individual bookshop. The coffees and cakes are excellent too - and provide a further excuse to curl up with a book or keep on browsing. Great range of quirky t-shirts too!

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Vancouver, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

When i head through Golden I always have to stop in and get some delicious food from upstairs in the cafe and wonder around down stairs in the books. They have a great variety of sandwiches and soup and other little gems upstairs. Always great.

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Nothing pleases me more than books and coffee combined into one. This place does it perfectly. It has more character than a Starbucks any day, I wish there were more places like this. We really enjoyed browsing the used section upstairs over a frothy cup. Unfortunately the hours seem a bit short, I wish they were open later in the... More 

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Golden
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

If you are in golden make sure you pay a visit to Bacchus Books, the fabulous homemade food is delicious and the service friendly, its like stepping back in time as you ascend the twisty staircase, surrounded by wonderful books and a very happy atmosphere, makes for an excellent spot to relax, eat and read a little - I highly... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food is excellent! Grab a book and eat some lunch. The food is very fresh and always good. My favourite special.... the Buddha Bowl! I don't usually like Tofu but this dish is irresistible!

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Salem
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Nice place to stop for a snack, although the cafe aspect is a bit overwhelmed by the number of books. Three-top tables were common; not easy to seat a party of four or more. Nevertheless, the homemade soups and muffins and cookies were very good.

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Kelowna, BC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I couldn't find my usual Golden coffee stop (it moved or closed down) so I chose Bacchus based upon reviews. I waited in a short cue of two other patrons, and although I was in a bit of a hurry I still felt their shouldn't have taken nearly as long as it did. The 'barrista' didn't seem overwhelmed, just slow.... More 

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Dortmund, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Due to the good trip advisor rating we visited the Bacchus and ordered two bagels explicitly for take away. As we opened the boxes for lunch we were really disappointed. The first bagel came with Brie, almonds and honey, but unfortunately the Brie was melted - and cold, melted Brie is not really delicious. Moreover, the slices were thin and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Dropped in to Bacchus to spend a couple hours between the wedding ceremony and reception - and encountered a place bursting with rare book finds, including one out-of-print I had been searching for in Calgary to no avail. Lunch consisted of an absolutely fantastic salad for my wife, and I elected to try the avocado and smoked salmon "dreadlox" sandwich.... More 

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Bashaw
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Stopped in for a look around and found some really good book deals. The cold drinks from the cafe upstairs where quite different and great on a hot day. What a wonderful selection of reading material.

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Additional Information about Bacchus Books & Cafe

Address: 409 9th Ave. North, Golden, British Columbia, Canada
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Golden
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Cuisine: Vegetarian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 409 9th Ave. North, Golden, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Golden

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegetarian
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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