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Mad Chef Cafe

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444 Fifth Street, Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-871-7622
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Good for:
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 59
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great little spot

Great menu. Lots to choose from and anything I have tried was excellent. Friendly staff, neat amosphere. A must try in downtown Courtenay.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Lisa G
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Finally after two years we made it here! had great hopes. I love to cook and love my food. Burger was juicy and cooked well. Everything else we got was not so good. Taco's are plain and so small. My miso soup was SO spicy I couldn't eat it. and they didn't take it off my bill. If im going... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Looooove this place, I look forward to going back every time I visit. The menu is huge and full of so many unique and delicious options. I have never had anything I didn't like. This time was the Pizza, it was amazing! Staff are always friendly. Prices good. TRY IT!

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great menu. Lots to choose from and anything I have tried was excellent. Friendly staff, neat amosphere. A must try in downtown Courtenay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Excellent soups and salads. Service was extremely slow - went @ 2:00 - not too many people there so no reason for slow service. Actually saw entire table leave without paying - they'd tried for 20min. to get their bill.Does NOT justify walking out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This is where I would take business associates for lunch. It is so unique and has something for everyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

cowboy junkie, yeehaw that burger rock's. it is hard to become a vegetarian when stuff like that exist. good job guys

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We went to Mad Chef tonight for a meal. All our dinners were excellent. Very creative and the service was great. We will go back! Really enjoyed it.

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Courtenay, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

After seeing this place on T.V. I was excited to give it a try but it was not as good as I expected. I got the burger that was featured with a side salad and they were both rather plain. The meat was not overly flavourful. Server was very nice though!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I have not been since they changed locations and will be over there next week so looking forward to my next visit. Great Caesar would go back just for that but have enjoyed all the good I have a had. The tortilla wrapped burger I had to try and it really was great. See you soon mad chef

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Courtenay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

This place makes burgers like no other! They are huge and insanely tasty! If you have room, (and I seriously doubt you will), try the chocolate "F" bomb! It's probably the greatest chocolate, Kailua sautéed banana, brownie and whipped cream concoction I've ever come across. BUUUURP!.... Excuse me... ;)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 444 Fifth Street, Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Courtenay
  • Phone Number: +1 250-871-7622

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 13
  • Cuisine: Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?