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Michael's Off Main

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Fourth Street, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 1G8, Canada
(250) 334-2071
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Spot!

Really good plate of food! Had the Heuvos Rancheros on feature. It was BIG, tasty and fast. I would eat there again!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
David C
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Salmon Arm, Canada
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English first
Comox, Canada
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Stunningly bad. I hate to be one of those reviewers that leaves a really negative overview for a restaurant, we know these are small business owners in our community and you want to try to be supportive but this was without question the worst meal we've had in the 8 years we've lived here. There wasn't one redeeming quality about... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Nice atmosphere, good service but the omelette were incredibly overcooked. Completely brown on the outside. Big portions! Decent value but overcooked eggs are such a turnoff.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Michael's has a nice atmosphere (including the bathrooms) and good service. They offer a good selection of options. Sadly, my and my friend's omelettes were overcooked (very brown). Their pan fries/hash browns were exceptionally good. I'd recommend the restaurant, but not the omelettes. The prices were mid-range, but the portions were HUGE. We could easily have split one meal between... More 

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Salmon Arm, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Really good plate of food! Had the Heuvos Rancheros on feature. It was BIG, tasty and fast. I would eat there again!

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

There’s nothing more classic for breakfast than Eggs Benedict. perfect in taste with great Hollandaise. service is great to. we will be back for more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Well worth waiting for a table in this cozy little nook. Enjoyed viewing the assortment of wall hangings as well.

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Courtenay, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Decided to revisit this restaurant with friends, and was not unhappy, but certainly not as pleased as last time. Knowing how busy they can be during lunch, we opted for slightly later, hoping for a better table and speedier service. The table was better (not wedged into a corner by the window) but, with the restaurant less than half full,... More 

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Comox Valley, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I have been here many times but the last time I went was rather upsetting. Eggs were cold, not luke warm but cold. Eggs were rock hard, not runny like I had asked. My husband had the crepe that was excellent. We have came many times before so this was unfortunate. Will be back though to try again.

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Courtenay, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I wrote a small blurb praising the food and service and decrying the lousy coffee. I was there again recently and I still have the same reaction - do we give points for consistency? I do. I was reading some of the other reviews and "best breakfast in town" and "better than the Atlas" were stated - look, the flavours... More 

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Courtenay, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Have lived in Courtenay for 25 years and the first time we visited Michael"s,I remember when he was on 5th street many years ago and here we are today.I was pleasantly surprised by the food and the atmosphere,I had the Reuben as did 2 others.I enjoyed my lunch and the service was okay.The place was packed with lunch hour crowd.I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Fourth Street, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 1G8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Courtenay
  • Phone Number: (250) 334-2071

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 10
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Canadian

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