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Michael's Off Main

Fourth Street, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 1G8, Canada
(250) 334-2071
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Ranked #27 of 117 Restaurants in Courtenay
Price range: $4 - $10
Cuisines: Canadian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Comox BC
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I/We have been to Michael's several times. I'm surprised I haven't reviewed it and also surprised there is only one review. Perhaps because it is most always full, people just don't see the need? Anyway - they have very good breakfast/brunch and lunch options with a 'Daily Specials' board which always has tasty items on it. Closes at 2PM I... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This restaurant is a very nice place to have breakfast or lunch Since there only open from 8am-2:30pm. And I have not tried there in house cheesecake but I hear it is Devine.

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Courtenay, Canada
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Well the hashbrowns were barely warm and very deepfried. It was good once; it was a go to place. I think it has just outgrown itself and can't put out the quality it once had. I still go once in a while hoping it will recapture my love but would not bring guests again as I have dissapointed them by... More

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Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We found this gem through TripAdvisor and are glad we did. The service was 5+++. Very warm and friendly place. Oh yes...food...amazing bennies and home fries.

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Courtenay, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Great place to go for Eggs Benny (or other breakfast fare) their home made hash browns are chunky and crunchy, and so good. Mostly been there for breakfast, but the lunch menu is pretty good too, good soup!

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Courtenay, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

After reading the reviews about 'best eggs benny' we decided to give it a try. I wouldn't give it the title 'best' by far as my hollandaise sauce was virtually non existent and watery. The eggs were cooked good but not piping hot as they should be, and after eating my stomach apparently didn't like what I just gave it.... More

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Victoria
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

The service and decore of this restaurant is fabulous. The chef even took the time to come and ask how I found the dessert :) The food was good, the beer selection however is quite lacking- only one available- but I enjoyed it here.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We travel from Australia and this is our first stop for food. Best eggs Benedict in the world. Great atmosphere, food, service & value

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Courtenay, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

I've visited twice, and was very pleased with the food, and the service. Quality is excellent, everything tasted the way I'd expect food prepared with skill would taste. A bit cramped, with a lot of tables in a small space, but that seems to add to the ambiance. For breakfast or lunch, it can't be beat.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Small, cramped, wobbly tables... BUT seriously great food. Their breakfasts are perfect and their service is fast and efficient. We keep coming back...

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