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4726 Marine Ave | Breakwater Books, Powell River, British Columbia V8A 2L4, Canada
(604) 489-0010
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Lovely spot for a coffee

Very personable owners there to serve as a bookstore or for your coffee fix. Caramel frappes and morning glory muffins are to die for. Great local spot for coffee and worth visiting

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 15, 2013
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Powell River, Canada
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Powell River, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Very personable owners there to serve as a bookstore or for your coffee fix. Caramel frappes and morning glory muffins are to die for. Great local spot for coffee and worth visiting

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Powell River, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Great lunches, fantastic cheese cake all in a very nice bookstore! A must try ,love it! Message to Mark J you have remarked on the wrong restaurant Breakwater Cafe in Westview, you must be talking about a restaraunts in Lund as they don't have fish & chips in this place and Sunlund RV I believe is also out in Lund!

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Powell River, BC
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15 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

What a combination: racks of books, many of them by local authors, coupled with home style cooking and baking and a view. Breakwater Books has it all and the owners treat everyone like family. Cozy and welcoming, it's a favorite place to meet.

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Vancouver, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

Small cafe located in a bookstore. Good coffee and pastries as well as light lunches. Friendly, casual service.

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Powell River, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

This place is awesome! The only independent bookstore in Powell River, and certainly impressive. The selection is enormous, and the owners are so helpful in helping you find or order any books you need (even out of print ones). You can spend hours browsing the beautiful shelves or beautifully-displayed books. The coffee shop is wonderful, with fresh, daily-made muffins, scones,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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24 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2010

Find Breakwater Books and you'll find the Cafe inside. My husband and I went in for the books, but the atmosphere was so friendly and the food aromas so tempting, that we decided to start our browsing by eating. Always a good vacation activity! Hubby's delicious quiche was homemade (pastry like that doesn't come out of a box) as was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4726 Marine Ave | Breakwater Books, Powell River, British Columbia V8A 2L4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Powell River
  • Phone Number: (604) 489-0010

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Bakeries
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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