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Tia's Cafe

American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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4-1705 Campbell Way | Port McNeill, Port McNeill, British Columbia V0N 2R0, Canada (Formerly Bo-Banees Cafe)
+1 250-956-2739
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7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, 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 of 5 stars
Generosity till it hurts

TIA"S doesn't look like a wonderful eatery, but the food belies it's location! It was really and interesting place to go and it's a good thing I was warned about the amount of food you'd get for your money! I split a wonderful Mexican dish that was JUST right in the hot department ( though I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

TIA"S doesn't look like a wonderful eatery, but the food belies it's location! It was really and interesting place to go and it's a good thing I was warned about the amount of food you'd get for your money! I split a wonderful Mexican dish that was JUST right in the hot department ( though I added some Tabasco cause... More 

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Victoria, BC Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Our first stop as we arrived in Port McNeill, we had a good lunch and free wifi. The food was good, the staff friendly, service prompt and parking was easy. It is very popular with the residents of Port McNeill and is right in the centre of town.

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nanaimo
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

My husband and I were in the Hotel up the street from this café, we only went for breakfast as it was recommended from the Hotel Staff. It was pretty good, the eggs benny was good, the sauce yummy. My husband had the omelet said was tasty. But what stands out is the waitress there, she is so nice I... More 

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Port McNeill
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We met with a friend for lunch a few weeks ago and it was great. Two of us had the chicken quesadilla with onion rings on the side and were amazed at the huge portions. The quesadilla would have been enough on it's own but I can't resist deep fried onion rings and they were stacked on the side. Our... More 

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We had a delicious lunch here. Employees were very friendly and helpful. Meal was served quick and tasted homemade. Definitely a place to stop for food or a coffee.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Visited for coffee while waiting to check in for our whale watching tour. Young man who served us provided no greeting, just stared at us until we ordered. After ordering he simply walked away and started making coffee with no comment that it was table service and we could seat ourselves and pay after. Coffee average, hot chocolate was a... More 

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St. Albert, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch as it seemed to be a popular local spot. Orderd the special, bean and bacon soup with bannock. Bannock was very good...but the soup was terrible. Basically it was boiled bacon to make the broth ..with the strips of heavily fatted, little meat bacon left in...and one, only one, small red kidney bean to be found.... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I was here while waiting for the bus back to Victoria. The staff were wonderful, and I had a great breakfast! They were friendly about me taking my time, and happy to wrap up a sandwich to go before I left. I'd visit it when you're in town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Loved this little place. Waitresses are nice and it is a charming place to go for a casual dinner. They make great Mexican food.

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Port McNeill, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Tia's had only been open a while, and is still in the growing stages. Good Mexican and Canadian food: lots of it. Limited menu for someone who is "gluten free" or a Celiac. The only draw back, is that it doesn't stay open for dinners right now, closes at 530. Come on Summer when it will stay open longer.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4-1705 Campbell Way | Port McNeill, Port McNeill, British Columbia V0N 2R0, Canada (Formerly Bo-Banees Cafe)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port McNeill
  • Phone Number: +1 250-956-2739

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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