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Sandbar Cafe

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6087 Island Highway W, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2E2, Canada
778-424-9892
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 16
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  • 30
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  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
new mangement ,new menu, food still good!

We've been stopping at the Sandbar(Qualicum BAY not Beach!) for years, for lunch/early dinner. First time under the latest owners. Lots of burgers...meat, fish, shellfish, veggie, stir-frys. Patio. Service a bit slow, they're looking for Help. Live music some nights.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
kathiann
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Stopped in for breakfast and it was outstanding . Food was yummy and fresh and service was excellent. Will deffinatly be coming back. Thank you

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canada
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26 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We've been stopping at the Sandbar(Qualicum BAY not Beach!) for years, for lunch/early dinner. First time under the latest owners. Lots of burgers...meat, fish, shellfish, veggie, stir-frys. Patio. Service a bit slow, they're looking for Help. Live music some nights.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I visit here mainly for their great breakfasts, although they have a good lunch and dinner menu I prefer other venues in the area for the evenings. Live Music on friday and Saturdays.

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Placentia, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

It was a nice day so we sat outside. Both my husband and I enjoyed our lunch. I had the Panko Prawns and my husband had the Lemon Pepper Fish Sandwich. Both were tasty. I enjoyed the cute nautical theme.

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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119 reviews 119 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This is a unique Café, which was owned originally by a lady, but since died, but the Café was taken over by a lovely Korean couple, who have carried on the style of menu that was there before and they have added to it. They have special Korean dinner nights or some times at lunch, throw something in that reflects... More 

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Bowser, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Husband and I popped in for a breakfast/lunch on Saturday - he ordered the beef dip - took quite some time for that to be completed but that's okay as it was still 10:30am. I ordered the ham and cheese omelette w/ gluten free toast and a glass of tomato juice. The only thing I enjoyed was the tomato juice.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

lovely local dining, music on the weekends is a bonus. New owners and great food, we try and eat here at least once a week especially for eggs benny.

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Nanoose Bay, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Was recently at Sandbar for lunch after a hike on the Lighthouse Trail. Lovely and quaint roadside cafe with lots of art on the walls. Food is homemade, great tasting and reasonably priced. Staff was friendly and courteous. This is a local favourite; I'll definitely return.

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Can't beleave this last review! That person must of had a very bad day before she visited the restaurant. We live in this community and have eaten at the Sandbar many many times and have had great food and always friendly service. You couldn't find a friendlier staff and the owners are very gracious and welcoming. I hope they continue... More 

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

A fabulous place for breakfast, lunch or dinner! From its extensive menu, the Sandbar offers a wide variety of appetizers, mains and daily specials. Choose a burger with a side of crispy fries or fresh green salad, a heaping plate of flavourful Fish & Chips, chubby and tender Chicken Wings, substantial sandwiches, spicy Chili and cheese, a veggie or meat... More 

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Additional Information about Sandbar Cafe

Address: 6087 Island Highway W, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2E2, Canada
Phone Number: 778-424-9892
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6087 Island Highway W, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2E2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
  • Phone Number: 778-424-9892
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?