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The Old Crow Cafe

#8-575 North Rd, Gabriola Island, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-325-2769
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Price range: $0 - $11
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Fri 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Mexican, Café, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Description: We serve fresh made food with west coast and Mexican influences. Our service is casual and friendly. We have a small but great beer/wine and cocktail list. Prices range from $5-$15. Take out is quick! Taco Tuesdays 2 tacos for $5 11am-6pm We serve a full breakfast, lunch and early dinner menu every day. There is a great people watching patio.

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B.C.
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We were attracted to the Old Crow Cafe because it seemed like a place where they made a lot of their food from scratch. We were not disappointed. Our lunch was fresh tasting, delicious and filling. We feel we got good value for what we paid. We enjoyed eating outside on a sunny afternoon and watching people come and go.... More

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alberta
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Awesome food, terrible service, kids menu is ridiculously small. Atmosphere is very relaxed and happy.

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Julie S, Owner at The Old Crow Cafe, responded to this review

Truly I am sorry that your service sucked. It is such a big part of a dining experience. We do try hard and I feel my staff makes the effort to go that extra mile, but unfortunately it sometimes falls short. Thanks for taking the time to review the Crow and for your feedback. I am very happy that you... More

Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

we had lunch there yesterday, and sat outside on the lovely patio, people watching and enjoying the amazing weather. my husband ordered a veggie burger, but within a very short time, the server came to our table to let us know they were out of them. We changed the order to a hamburger, which arrived shortly afterwards but was still... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Really tasty Mexican-inspired dishes here at a very reasonable price. The burrito is massive. I really liked the tomatillo sauce on the enchilada.

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I had the soft tacos, they were great, with the crunchy onions on top. Beware of the hot sauce it is really hot, mad my eyes water. So if you like it hot, pour it on. I have their sandwiches also, & they are very delicious. I would suggest this place for some great food when you visit Gabriola Island.

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Alberta, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

On a rainy day this is the place to raise your spirits -- it's all bright walls and cosy atmosphere inside -- and on a sunny day you can sit outside on the deck. Great coffee, great service, great place to hang out.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I had the chicken tacos with corn tortillas and they were so delicious! The only thing I didn't like, is that they weren't open the next day (Sunday) when I went back for more!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

My husband and I eat at The Old Crow at least once a week (I Love Taco Tuesday!). The burgers and the breakfast bowl are two of the best meals on the island, the tacos are amazing (fresh and tasty), and the homemade sauces are to die for. You Gotta Eat Here!

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Gabriola, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Next to artworks is this tiny Gabriola gem. its now become a stop point on any trip to town. try the pulled pork poutine or the chicken sandwich!

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Crow L, Owner at The Old Crow Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! I think you must mean PINT as we don't sell PAINT! ;) More

Portland, Oregon
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

The enchilada was good. The guacamole was tasty. Service is slow though you order at the counter. I really like the choices and the nutritious nature of the selections.

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