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Cow Bay Cafe

205 Cow Bay Rd, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 1A2, Canada
+1 250-627-1212
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
205 Cow Bay Rd, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 1A2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the best ambiance in Prince Rupert. Lead Glass Picture windows with panoramic view of the pier and the harbour. Best quality menu in Prince Rupert for real steaks, soups, you name it. Nothing on the menu comes from a can. Great selection of wine.

Thank Ray P
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed October 13, 2017

My favourite meal is Seafood Pescatore, and I have had it in various forms all over North America and Europe. This was the best I have ever had. They have a unique way of preparing it that I wish everyone used. My wife also had...More

Thank daveyboy04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not one to normally write reviews, but feel compelled to after tonight's experience. I had eaten here for the first time about 8 months ago and was excited to go back because the food and service had been great previously. From the minute we walked...More

1  Thank brianklast
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

This was a great idea for a quick lunch, place was busy with the lunch time rush but once the food arrived it was amazing! We caught Rupert on a sunny day and the view was unreal!! Definitely will be back.

Thank 585rolft
Reviewed November 9, 2017

My husband and I stopped for lunch and and were impressed with the locale, the cozy atmosphere and the fabulous looking menu. It's small, has a great view of the marina and a good wine list.

Thank ch0pkins13
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Sat right on the water and watched the boats and fishermen. Had delicious British Columbia wines/hard ciders/local beer. What a special way to spend the time in Prince Rupert.

Thank Byronmary
Reviewed October 5, 2017

This is where locals as well as tourists start their day with awesome coffee with a view on Cow Bay.

Thank alaska327
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Went to try the chowder which gets rave revues but only for lunch. We had the linguini pescatore which was very good even though they didn't have halibut the night we were there.

Thank Charles W
Reviewed September 23, 2017

i had seafood linguine with fresh mushrooms, excellent, they have italian vine and local vines, and i had the best expresso, hard to find in italy! friendly service from slovakia,

Thank Margit Z
Reviewed September 22, 2017

We found this quaint little seaside restaurant by accident while out for a walk while on a one day stopover in PR on our way to Haida Gwaii. It looked so picturesque and inviting, we just had to give it a try. The lunch special...More

1  Thank Carra2013
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July 13, 2015|
Response from opasushi | Property representative |
We believe this posting was to the wrong Cafe as we are not connected to a hotel nor do we have a waiter in our employment.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Cow Bay Rd, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 1A2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Prince Rupert
  • Phone Number: +1 250-627-1212
  • E-mail
Casual Italian & westcoast seafood in a cozy neighbourhood cafe located on the waterfront in Cow Bay. Featuring fresh and local seafood. Traditional Italian pizzas, pastas and antipasto. Home made desserts and bread. Award winning Italian and BC wines with local craft beers. Eat In / Take Away Gluten free & kid friendly
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