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Old Country Market- Goats on Roof

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A Fun tourist area

We went to the Old Country Market & surrounding area in May 2019. The store & restaurant is a good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
So much to see and do!!

A great place to visit! They really do have goats up on the roof! The store has so many unique... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The Old Country Market started as a roadside fruit stand in 1973, providing fresh produce to travelers heading to the west coast of Vancouver Island. Over the years it has evolved into a landmark of Coombs, British Columbia, with a mixture of shops...more
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2326 Alberni Highway, Coombs, British Columbia V0R 1M0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

The place is always busy with a great variety of different stores but the old country market is a great pace to shop. From the collectables to the variety of foods the selection is awesome. The goats grazing on the roof is a great draw.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 257bobm
Reviewed 5 days ago

Timing was excellent before the hordes arrive this holiday weekend. The shop is fully of product and the adjacent stores also stocked up. The produce is fresh and the coffee was great. Always a great place to visit!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ian W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Old Country Market & surrounding area in May 2019. The store & restaurant is a good place to explore with items you don't find elsewhere. Food is good although a bit more expensive. The doughnut store next door is also expensive...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank fauxpaw2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thought the goat thing was a joke. Not at all. Could not see them so well but they were there. Great market nonetheless.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank steves941
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to visit! They really do have goats up on the roof! The store has so many unique items for sale....from unique food items to one of a kind gifts, toys and trinkets. Best ice cream, made on the premises donuts (so many...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Audrey D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The name has changed and has included a Mexican menu. We wanted to eat at Cuckoos but was too full so we decided to try. The turkey panini was good however not worth the price of 11.00. Just small sandwich with nothing to accompany it....More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were craving a treat and decided to go and try the doughnut shop. Lots of selection which made it hard to choose :) Apple fritters were fantastic! Price is decent (a bit higher than other doughnut shops) for fresh baked product and locally made.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank David P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A charming place to stop for the goats, delicious food, unique items from around the world that you probably don't need but will buy. There are a couple of additional shops which make for a pleasant distraction.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank liquidkitty1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We ate lunch here. The food had a good flavor. We had never had Canadian Poutine, french fries with gravy and cheese curds, so gave it a go. We went on the crowded Easter weekend and had a longer than normal wait, but browsed the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Just a great experience. We had lunch at the restaurant and it was very good ... burgers and fries with gravy ... yummy!! Food choices in the market were great. Cheese bread exceptional.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank BroncoRider
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January 22, 2019|
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Response from teresad30 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they are open 7 days a week in summer because it is a great place to shop & eat. My family & I have been there weekdays as well as weekends in August.
December 19, 2018|
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Response from EagerB | Reviewed this property |
Hello Angelique, The little village of Coombs where the market is situated is quite rural. In reading all the previous responses I too agree with most, you could easily spend a half a day and pretty much have seen it... More