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2540 Sturdies Bay Road, British Columbia, Canada
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Dining options: Brunch, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Delicious

Delicious but a tad pricey - like most things on this island. Fifteen dollars for two hot drinks and two pastries. But delicious none the less and great, friendly service. Would have liked to be there close to lunchtime for a calzone or other savoury taste but wasn't. Maybe next time :) outdoor and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
rkm2304
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Delicious but a tad pricey - like most things on this island. Fifteen dollars for two hot drinks and two pastries. But delicious none the less and great, friendly service. Would have liked to be there close to lunchtime for a calzone or other savoury taste but wasn't. Maybe next time :) outdoor and indoor seating options

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Delicious breakfast pastries and lunch wraps. My favourite wrap featured rice, yams, vegetables, feta, and chipotle mayo.

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Galiano Island, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This little bakery not only has good baked goods, it is a great place for soup and sandwiches and coffee. A gathering place for the locals to meet.

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

We gave this bakery about 4 tries. Many times on our visits to Galiano it was always closed (very limited hours) so the first time we saw it open we ran in! We looked at the display and there wasn't anything appetizing at all so we actually walked out empty handed. Very disappointing after what we've seen on other islands... More 

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Powell River, Canada
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294 reviews 294 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
238 helpful votes 238 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

During a two week stay, we ran out of bread. This place sells organic sourdough; How bad could it be? Well, pretty bad it turns out. This family devours bread, even commercial stuff when necessary. We never waste it. In fact, I can't remember when we last threw bread away. This staggeringly expensive (6 1/2 bucks) loaf was dry and... More 

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Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Went here for coffee with my wife several times, while on vacation. We like our coffee and stumbled across this place one day after breakfast. We ordered single shot latte's and they were quite good. The girl that made the coffee's obviously had some Batista skill and made heart on my coffee and a leaf on my wife's which I... More 

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Bentley, Alberta
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Great coffee and Lattes, and fantastic pastries to start our days. Looks like it serves as a hub for travellers and locals alike.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We stopped in here to check out the fresh baking and purchased a loaf of Garlic and Olive Oil Sourdough. OMG YUMMY!

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We stopped by the bakery before noon in August, but most of the pastries were sold out even though the bakery was open until 3pm. Nice to see it is popular but I guess there is not much choice. We bought a few cookies that were ok but the kicker was the Kaiser buns the server grabbed us with her... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Great coffee and superb baked goods in a homey atmosphere. Just up from the ferry landing, within easy walking distance.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2540 Sturdies Bay Road, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Galiano Island

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakeries

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?