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2540 Sturdies Bay Road, British Columbia, Canada
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  • 8
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  • 4
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Disappointed

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... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW 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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183 restaurant reviews
235 helpful votes 235 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
23 reviews 23 reviews
5 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
18 helpful votes 18 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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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

When I walked in, the staff were more busy chit chatting than actually wanting to help. Took a while to get them to sell me a drink

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

A true small town bakery with fresh bread, cinnamon buns and so much more. I always stop by for a coffee and a yummy baked good when on the island. My favorite is the sourdough bread, fresh out of the oven!

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Vancouver, BC
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Great place for a beverage or a quick snack. They make great smoothies. Friendly and laid-back vibe, outside picnic tables. Close to the ferry dock.

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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: Bakery

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