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Javawocky Coffee House

90 Front St, Nanaimo, Nanaimo, British Columbia BC V9R5H7, Canada
+1 250-753-1688
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“scones” (4 reviews)
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
“great coffee” (10 reviews)
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Canadian, Cafe
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90 Front St, Nanaimo, Nanaimo, British Columbia BC V9R5H7, Canada
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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Just on the harbour front so beautiful walk and views. Had a scrummy nanaimo bar (although was a little small for me - but I have a sweet tooth!). Good coffee

Thank Fromo1
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Came in from a hard day at university feeling a bit overwhelmed. On my way home, I stopped off of Javawocky and had an amazing vegetarian sandwich. Not only did the delicious food put me in a better mood, but the staff are great! Highly...More

Thank Ohnoez
Reviewed August 13, 2017

I have not eaten at this establishment, but have had coffee there numerous times. Their americano's are very good. A great view and perfect for people watching.

Thank dianna463
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Girl making my Americano was quite rude when I told her my drink was to stay and she hadn't even started pouring it yet!! Seriously not that big of deal especially since she hadn't even used the to go cup yet. Snooty attitude not appreciated...More

Thank VIslandGirl1
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

As good a place as any for assorted coffee drinks & the obligatory Nanaimo bar. Enjoy the scenery, watching boats & seaplanes in the harbor.

Thank Freespirit134
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

We only stopped for a treat which we decided Nanaimo bars since we were visiting Nanaimo! Cheesy I know but they were delicious. Hubby had original and I had the raspberry. Mine tasted like a truffle. It was delicious!

Thank mizdot
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Cute and friendly little coffee joint right at the water. We enjoyed sitting outside watching people walk by while admiring the fishing boats and yachts. The scones were tender and tasty, the way they should be, and the Americano coffee did the job.

Thank PinkTrixie
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Took a casual stroll at the Harbourfront walkway, stopped in for coffee and a sandwich and never looked back! Highly recommend for anyone walking along the harbour.

Thank Cameron_Cia
Reviewed May 28, 2017

We took a stroll on the seawall, discovered Javawocky, grabbed a coffee and cinnamon bun, delicious.

Thank tkayler
Reviewed May 2, 2017

We also own a little bistro in Golden BC and serve Coffee's so we are pretty picky about your Coffee. This place was perfect.. best Americano misto.. I have found.. on the Island..Fresh baked goods were still warm from the oven nice and light Scones.....More

Thank JoyMichelle67
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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Canadian, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Front St, Nanaimo, Nanaimo, British Columbia BC V9R5H7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-753-1688
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